Village of Addison




Summary of Position and Duties

The Human Resources Division is accepting applications for one (1) May 15, 2024 opening for the at-will, F.L.S.A non-exempt, position of Seasonal Engineering Employee in the Community Development Department, Division of Engineering. Under direct supervision, this person will perform a variety of Community Development activities to support engineering projects, permitting and inspection on a seasonal and temporary basis, with a set start date and end date to the employment.  Work is of routine difficulty and may vary from labor intensive to light duty work, such as computer data entry and digitization of documents. The position works approximately 37.5 hours a week, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (or on a schedule as determined by the Director or his designee). Work is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Village Engineer and the Assistant Village Engineer. Seasonal employees may be required to work weekends and occasionally outside of regular business hours during the week.

Examples of some of the duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

·         Performs daily work in support of Engineering construction projects, permitting, and other tasks as assigned by the Village Engineer and Assistant Village Engineer. Tasks may include but is not limited to: inspections, construction observation, investigating service requests, traffic counting, surveying, document scanning and archiving, and more.

·         May perform computer tasks such as electronic inspection journaling, reporting, spreadsheet calculations, Bluebeam reviews, GPS surveying, and more.

·         Ability to safely and properly use surveying tools and equipment, install and remove traffic counting devices, scan and archive documents, use other equipment involved in department operations, and perform said duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual.

·         Must wear all required safety equipment (i.e., gloves, hard hat, etc.) for the duty at hand according to department, equipment manufacturer and regulatory specifications; report near miss accidents; comply with proper P.P.E. usage and follow required JSA’s; attend all required Village and department training; perform vehicle and work area evaluations according to department specifications and as required on a daily basis.

·         May act as an intermediary with Village residents while working in the field for engineering projects and investigating service complaints.

·         May write follow-up reports and maintain necessary records of permitting and construction projects. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.

·         May assist other divisions as necessary to complete other necessary work as assigned.

·         Performs other technical and non-technical duties as assigned on a daily basis.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

·         Be at least 18 years old.

·         Vocational/technical training in the construction trades, civil engineering, and additional experience in public works/utility maintenance, construction and repair, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job preferred.

·         Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable.

·         Ability to work any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.

·         Experience in successfully dealing with the public, in person, on a very frequent basis, including the ability to handle irate, difficult and demanding customers with professionalism and courtesy.

·         Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).

·         Possess a valid Illinois License CDL Class ‘D’ and/or Class ‘B’ or of the classification appropriate to the equipment to be operated free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension.

Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle keyboards and paper, rolled or unrolled, and blue-prints; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs and uneven terrain; occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public. Must be able to attend and participate in job-related

meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that occasionally require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors. toxic and/or caustic chemicals and agents, wetness, moving parts, fumes. This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally loud.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors,

shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.


The hourly range rate is $16.59 – $22.96.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.


Applications can be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or downloaded from the Village’s website at Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101, emailed to or submitted personally to the Administration Department, Room 2100 of the Village Hall by no later than 5pm, April 15, 2024.  Also, applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one (1) application per person, per testing cycle is accepted.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Village of Addison website:, Division of Human Resources Section, to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.


Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.


To avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of favoritism or bias and to enhance supervision, security, and morale, the Village of Addison believes it advisable to prohibit the employment of relatives in a direct supervisory relationship or to prohibit having two (2) relatives employed in the same department/division. In addition, this policy bars the hiring or employment of an employee’s relatives in any position that would:

Have the potential for creating an adverse impact on work performance; or

Create either an actual conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest, such as the relative having an auditing or control relationship to the employee’s job.

“Relatives” (including blood/step/in-law/adopted/legal guardian) are defined as spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, child, uncle, aunt, grandparent, grandchild, or any individual with whom an employee has a close personal relationship, such as a domestic partner, co-habitant, or significant other. The same prohibitions apply to employees who marry, cohabitate, or become related by marriage.  The provisions of this policy are not limited to personal or familial relationships amongst supervisors, managers, and subordinates. The policy also includes personal and/or familial relationships between individuals working as peers in any department when such relationship actually disrupts the operation of the department or the Village.

For more information, contact:

Donald Pinson

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