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Community Development Director

The Village is seeking an innovative, visionary leader with proven experience who will challenge processes to ensure smart growth, to serve as its next Director of Community Development.

The Director of Community Development will play an integral role in advancing the economic development goals of the Brookfield community. This senior management team position reports to the Village Manager and is responsible for the overall vision and direction of the Community Development department, and its divisions of Planning, Building, and Economic Development. The Director will manage the Village’s Tax Increment Financing districts and will be involved in implementing the goals contained in the recently updated Comprehensive Plan.

The successful candidate will be a collaborative professional with the ability to anticipate challenges in advance; a relationship builder who works well in a team environment and is comfortable working across all areas of the organization and the community; has the ability to establish credibility and trust skillfully and quickly among stakeholders; embrace the Village’s efforts to provide exceptional customer service for both internal and external customers; and is capable of overseeing multiple project and effectively translate direction clearly and concisely when delegating to others.

A Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Public Administration, or related field is required. A Master’s degree in Urban Planning or related field of study is preferred along with demonstrated experience in managing high-profile municipal projects. Municipal government experience should include at least five years in a management capacity.

The starting salary s $110,000 +/- DOQ. The Village provides a full complement of benefits including paid vacation, paid holidays, personal days, and sick time. Additional benefits include, health and life insurance, participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), and deferred compensation plans.

Learn more about the position in the full job description: Community Development Director

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.

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