Employment Opportunities

https://www.forestpark.net/dfp/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Village-Administrator-Recruitment-Community-Profile-2021.pdfThe Village of Forest Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer and any open position will be listed below. The Village Clerk is responsible for the acceptance of all employment applications. To make application for an open position(s), please download the form located below or visit the Village Clerk’s office located at 517 Desplaines Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130.  For additional information, please contact the Village Clerk at 708-615-6202.  Application form found here.

Village Position(s):

Village Administator  –Forest
Park Village Administrator Recruitment -Community Profile 2021. 
Individuals interested in being considered for the position should email a resume
to: vmoritz@forestpark.net with Village Administrator in the subject

Village of Forest Park, IL (Population 15,700), located 10 miles west of downtown Chicago in Cook County, seeks highly motivated and experienced professional to serve as its next Chief Administrative Officer. The administrator is responsible for the following: All fiscal matters of the village, day-to-day operation of all affairs, departments and property of the village, collective bargaining with our 5 unions, carrying out village policies, ensuring fiscal responsibility, administering federal, state and private grants, working with other units of government, and supervising the workforce of approximately 115 full-time and 65 part-time employees. Additionally the administrator is responsible for developing council meeting agendas, developing long-range plans, assisting in the achievement of common goals and working with elected officials, employees and citizens.

Master’s degree or equivalent training in public administration, urban management, or related field is preferred. To be considered, an applicant must have extensive experience in economic development/redevelopment, municipal finance, infrastructure enhancement and planning as well as strong general management, operational analysis, labor relations and fiscal management skills.

There is no residency requirement. Please submit confidential resume or CV by February 12, 2021 to Village of Forest Park, Attn: Village Clerk; 517 Desplaines Avenue; Forest Park, IL 60130.

Salary: While maximum wage has been established by current ordinance. Compensation for the successful candidate will be competitive. DOQ

For further information and to view the recruitment and community profile, click here.



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.   Village Administrator