Careers

Firefighter/Paramedic

Application deadline:

Friday, September 4, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (CST)

Starting Salary:

$65,331

Minimum Requirements:

• $35 non-refundable application processing fee
• United States citizen
• Must be 21 years of age, and under 35 years of age at time of application, or as otherwise exempt by statute
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Valid driver’s license
• Valid paramedic certification (by time of hire)
• Valid CPAT and Approved Ladder Climb card(s) from a licensed agency. Cards must be dated within one year of scheduled written exam (10/03/2019 – 10/03/2020). Must also be valid at time of appointment.

Required documentation due 09/04/2020 – must be mailed or hand delivered (email/fax not accepted):

• Confirmed online application (available after purchase)
• Consent and release form (2 pages) (available after purchase)
• Copy of high school diploma (or GED)
• Copy of valid driver’s license
• Copy of social security card
• Copy of birth record as proof of citizenship: can include: county/state-issued birth certificate, U.S. passport, naturalization papers
• Copy of valid CPAT and ladder climb. Must be dated 10/03/2019 – 10/03/2020 (due by date of written exam)
• Copy of valid paramedic license (if applicable)

Orientation and Written Exam:
Saturday, October 3, 2020 – Village of Brookfield Lower Level, 8820 Brookfield Ave., Brookfield, IL 60513

Doors open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 8:30 a.m. with no admittance allowed once doors are closed. Must present photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, military ID) to sign-in. Additional details will be provided to eligible candidates at a later time.

The Village of Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

STARS Instructor

The Village of Brookfield’s STARS Before & After School program is designed to keep the participants active, engaged, entertained and socially involved through a variety of activities within a safe and supervised setting. We work cooperatively with school District 95 to ensure quality care and service for our community members. We have an inclusive environment and treat all participants and fellow staff members as individuals with respect, care and sincerity.

Job responsibilities include, but not limited to: Planning a variety of recreational activities for the children including, but not limited to physical activities, table games, indoor group activities, crafts and sports. Supervising and ensuring the safety and well-being of the children at all times, being alert of the needs and/or problems of the individual and as a group. Making time for children to play outside every day, weather permitting (weather above 32 degrees without rain is considered permissible weather). Planning homework time each day and assist with all questions, to the best of your ability, as needed. Adhering to all village site policies and procedures as it concerns equipment and room usage. Keeping  all Village storage space neat and clean AT ALL TIMES. Leave all areas BETTER and CLEANER than when you arrived. Being familiar with and follow all Village of Brookfield policies. Obtaining and maintaining CPR and First Aid certification. Keeping Supervisor informed in advance of program needs or any potential special needs with individual children or parents. Using effective, positive interpersonal communication with fellow co-workers, school personnel, participants and parents/guardians of participants. Maintaining accurate sign-in/sign-out as well as adhere to other program policies and procedures.

Qualifications and other information can be found in the full job description.

Salary range is $10-$12 per hour.

The Village of Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-Time Recreation Program Instructor
Applications are now being accepted from qualified individuals for the position of a general Recreation Program Instructor in our Recreation Department. Responsibilities include leading and executing curriculum and activities of various recreation programs. Programs vary from early childhood classes to youth and adult programs all within the realm of general recreation including themes of: music, art, crafts, physical movement or supervision of drop-in activities. This is a part-time position that pays $12-$15 per hour, depending on qualifications. Work hours include a combination of day and evening with the option of assistance in special events on evenings or weekends. Hours per week will vary and are dependent on class enrollments.

Applicants should have some knowledge of leading a class or activities in a group setting and be capable of constant movement, getting up and down from the floor, bending and kneeling. Applicants should have an infectious enthusiasm for recreation activities and leading a group as well as a firm grasp of customer service expectations. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a drug screen, physical exam and a thorough background investigation before hiring.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Sash Dumanovic, Assistant to the Village Manager. Materials must be submitted via email to sdumanovic@brookfieldil.gov. Position open until filled. Employment applications may be found here, or at the Village Hall.

The Village of Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-Time Before and After School Instructor
Applications are now being accepted from qualified individuals for the position of a Before and After School Instructor in our Recreation Department. Responsibilities include supervising and ensuring the safety and well-being of the children at all times, being alert of the needs and/or problems of the individual and as a group. Plan a variety of recreational activities for the children including, but not limited to: physical activities, table games, indoor group activities, crafts and sports.  Make time for children to play outside every day, weather permitting. Weather above 32 degrees without rain is considered permissible weather. Plan homework time each day and assist with all questions, to the best of your ability, as needed. Adhere to all school site policies and procedures as it concerns equipment and room usage. Keep all Village storage space neat and clean AT ALL TIMES. Leave all areas BETTER and CLEANER than when you arrived. Be familiar with and follow all Village of Brookfield policies. Obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification. Keep Supervisor informed in advance of program needs or any potential special needs with individual children or parents. Use effective, positive interpersonal communication with fellow co-workers, school personnel, participants and parents/guardians of participants. Maintains accurate sign-in/sign-out as well as adhere to other program policies and procedures. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a drug screen, physical exam and a thorough background investigation before hiring.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Sash Dumanovic, Assistant to the Village Manager. Materials must be submitted via email to sdumanovic@brookfieldil.gov. Position open until filled. Employment applications may be found here, or at the Village Hall.

The Village of Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer