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Management Analyst
The Village of Brookfield, IL, population 18,978 and home to the Brookfield Zoo, is accepting applications for a full-time Management Analyst.  The Management Analyst position is a highly responsible position within the Village Manager’s Office and supports various aspects of the Village operations.  Work requires the exercise of considerable judgment, initiative, and discretion.

The general responsibilities of the position include:

  • Oversight of the Village’s website, social medial, newsletter, and cable channel;
  • Serve as the Village’s Customer Service Ombudsman;
  • Assisting with budget development, human resources, and risk management;
  • Act as the Village’s primary Freedom of Information Act Officer;
  • Assist in preparation and management of Village Board agenda packet process;
  • Assist in maintaining various information systems;
  • Maintain files and administer file management system;
  • Coordinate special programs or projects, involving participation of various Village Departments;
  • Participate in various committees.

The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.  The candidate must have proven skills in using various social media tools and have proven technical skills in various software applications including Microsoft Office Suite and website content editing and management.  The candidate must also have outstanding organizational and time management skills, and be detail oriented with multi-tasking capabilities in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to deal tactfully with the public and a high level of integrity in dealing with confidential and sensitive information is essential.

Requirements for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, or related field, with a Master’s in Public Administration preferred.  Two years of relevant experience is required.

The salary range is $55,000 – $60,000 +/- DOQ.  The Village provides a full complement of benefits including paid vacation, paid holidays, personal days, and sick time.  Additionally, health and life insurance and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).  The position is contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of a criminal background check and a pre-employment medical exam, including a drug screen.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application no later than September 24, 2019 to: Michelle Robbins, Director of Human Resources. Materials must be submitted via email to mrobbins@brookfieldil.gov.  Employment applications may be found here, or at the Village Hall.

The Village of Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-Time Tots Prep Assistant Instructor
Applications are now being accepted from qualified individuals for the position of Tots Prep Assistant Instructor in our Recreation Department.  Responsibilities include assisting and executing a curriculum and activities of the general classroom of a typical 3 and 4 year old preschool program.  This is a part-time position that pays $10-$12 per hour, depending on qualifications.  Work hours are 8:45 am to 11:45 am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; and 8:45 am to 11:15 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  There are opportunities for additional instruction in various other recreation early childhood programming.  Start date is as soon as possible.

Applicants should have some knowledge of early childhood social, emotional, cognitive, and behavior development.  Previous preschool experience and/or Early Childhood Education Certification is preferred but not required.  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:  Michelle Robbins, Director of Human Resources, 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:  Michelle Robbins, Director of Human Resources, 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

School Crossing Guard
Have a passion for public service? Looking for opportunities to make a difference in the community, while working outdoors? If so, the Village of Brookfield is seeking school crossing guards to assist the Brookfield Police Department in protecting pedestrian safety within the community. School crossing guards serve as highly visible, positive role models to students, pedestrians, and motorists, and are an integral member of the Brookfield Police Department. The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring the safety of students at street crossings and traffic areas by using proper crossing techniques, and observing and reporting any conditions or incidents that create or compromise the safety to students, pedestrians, motorists, or crossing guards. Attend periodic training meetings, as required.

To apply, please forward a completed employment application to the Village of Brookfield Village Hall, Attn:  Michelle Robbins, Director of Human Resources, 8820 Brookfield Ave., Brookfield, IL 60513.  Completed applications may also be dropped off to the Human Resources office located in the Village Hall.   Employment applications may be found here, or at the Village Hall.  Positions are open until filled.

The Village of Brookfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer