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Employment Application
Property Maintenance and Building Inspector
Applications are now being accepted from qualified individuals for the position of a Property Maintenance and Building Inspector. Responsibilities include inspecting residential and nonresidential property (structures and premises) and enforce compliance with Village codes and ordinances related to public nuisances, property maintenance and safety (i.e. housing maintenance, vacant property, and enforces sign code and removes illegal signs); prepare and issue violation notices, written reports, memos and correspondence; coordinate with Village adjudicator bi-monthly and appear at administrative hearings;  review building plans prior to construction and to inspect residential, industrial and commercial buildings at various stages of construction, alteration and repair to ensure compliance with the Village’s building and related codes; and to approve applicable building permits and applications.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, five (5) years experience in general construction or related fields or any equivalent combination of education and experience; additionally, three (3) years experience working for a municipal or governmental building department is preferred, and must possess State of Illinois Plumbing Inspector Certification with certification by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency as Cross-Connection Control Device Inspector preferred. Candidates must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and ability to use Microsoft Office products. Applicants will be required to successfully pass a drug screen, physical exam and a thorough background investigation before hiring.

Interested applicants should send a completed employment application and resume to: George Issakoo, Assistant Village Manager, Village of Brookfield, 8820 Brookfield Ave., Brookfield, IL 60513.  Employment applications may be found here, or at the Village Hall.

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 $10-$12 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 should send a completed employment application and resume to: George Issakoo, Assistant Village Manager, Village of Brookfield, 8820 Brookfield Ave., Brookfield, IL 60513.  Employment applications may be found here, or at the Village Hall.

The Village of Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer