Employment Opportunities

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

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PART-TIME PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

The Forest Park Police Department is seeking Part-Time Parking Enforcement Officer(s); Shifts to be filled are 8:00pm – Midnight or Midnight – 6:00am. The position is a rotating schedule assigned by the Supervisor – 4 days on and 4 days off which includes weekends and some holidays. Eligible candidates will be required to pass an aptitude test and an extensive background check. Qualifications include high school diploma (or equivalent), a valid driver’s license, knowledge of basic parking regulations, and good verbal and written skills.

Open until filled. Applications should be returned Attn: Vanessa Moritz, Village Clerk, Village of Forest Park, 517 Des Plaines Avenue, Forest Park, IL 60130. Email: vmoritz@forestpark.net

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

Part time PEO – Hourly Rate of Pay $17.89

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.

 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.  $12.00 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.

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. Applications available at Village Hall, 517 Desplaines Avenue or on-line at www.forestpark.net and should be returned to Vanessa Moritz, HR Director, at Village Hall.  For additional information, contact Dora Murphy at 708-615-6223 or write dmurphy@forestpark.net.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

Crossing Guard – Hourly Rate of Pay $16.73  (Hours 7:30am – 8:30am  / 2:30pm – 3:30pm; occasional ½ days 7:30am – 8:30am – 11:00am – 12:30pm)

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Other helpful links/information:

WESCOM:  Click here for information on information on positions open with the West Suburban Consolidated Dispatch Center, the 911 center that services Forest Park.

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.  7