Employment Opportunities

Village Position(s):  Number of job openings (4) 

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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK

The Village of Forest Park seeks a Full-Time Administration Accounts Payable Clerk.  Eligible candidates will be required to pass pre-employment ability testing and an extensive background check.  Experience with Accounts Payable or accounting is highly desired.  Must be talented working with numbers.  Other qualifications include computer skills, the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, good knowledge of English language, general office skills, including handling of non-emergency calls and walk-up customer service and good verbal and written skills.

Starting salary $31,222 annually.  Generous Benefits Package, IMRF Pension and 10 Paid Holidays.  Open until filled.  Applications are available at Village Hall, 517 Des Plaines Avenue, or online by clicking HERE and should be returned Attn: Vanessa Moritz, Village Clerk, Village of Forest Park, 517 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  Email: vmoritz@forestpark.net

 

BUS DRIVER

The Village of Forest Park has an immediate opening for a responsible full-time PACE Bus Driver to transport senior citizens, disabled residents and school children.

Must have a valid Illinois “C” Class CDL License and attend PACE training.  In addition, candidate must be physically fit and submit to a criminal background check, annual physical exam and drug and alcohol testing.  Work days are Monday thru Friday.  Full Benefits.  Apply in person at the Howard Mohr Community Center, 7640 Jackson Boulevard, Forest Park, Illinois 60130.  For more information, please call 708-771-7737.  Employment applications are available at the Village Hall, 517 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 or on-line at by clicking HERE.

CROSSING GUARD

The Forest Park Police Department is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Crossing Guard.  This position requires flexible
hours during days when schools are in session.  A background investigation and drug screening will be conducted prior to consideration for the position.

Employment applications are available at the Village Hall, 517 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130 or on-line at by clicking HERE.

Completed applications shall be mailed or emailed to Vanessa Moritz, Village Clerk/HR Director to vmoritz@forestpark.net.

For additional information, please contact Dora Murphy at 708-615-6223 or dmurphy@forestpark.net.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

 

CHILDCARE WORKER

The Village of Forest Park has immediate openings for its before and after school programs.  Part-time hours are M-F 2-6 p.m.  Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a driver’s license and also must pass drug screening and background checks.  $11.00 per hour.  Applicants may apply in-person at the Howard Mohr Community Center, 7640 Jackson Boulevard, Forest Park, IL 60130.  For more information, please contact 708-771-7737.  Employment applications are available to download by clicking HERE.

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Other helpful links/information:

Triton College Career Services – can also help you find a job. A weekly Job Bulletin is available through Triton and you must register online. Upon registration, not only will you have access to employment listing posted by the Career Center, but also job listing submitted by eleven other community college career centers in Illinois. You can also post your resume in CCJobNet for employers to review and consider. Questions about this service? Please call 708-456-0300 x 3805 or email. 

Employment & Employer Service – E & ES is a job placement service that cultivate relationships with local businesses representing a wide range of occupations to match customers with opportunities that suite their skills and needs.  Visit http://www.eesforjobs.com/ or call (312-629-5627).  Please tell them that the Village of Forest Park referred you.