Village of La Grange

The Village of La Grange (pop. 16,321) is seeking a full-time Parking Enforcement Officer for the Police Department. La Grange is a vibrant community offering walkable and charming neighborhoods surrounding a bustling downtown that features dozens of diverse restaurants, numerous independent shops, and national retail tenants. Located at the crossroads of La Grange Road, Ogden Avenue, and the Metra BNSF line, over 50,000 vehicles, commuters, and pedestrians stream through downtown La Grange every day. The La Grange Police Department provides excellent service to the community and values continual improvement, including accreditation through ILEAP.

The La Grange Police Department is a valued facet of the community. The department’s high visibility provides an opportunity to preserve and promote community safety through quality service to residents, business owners, and visitors. The department is comprised of 35 full-time employees, including 28 sworn officers and five civilian employees, as well as two part-time officers. There is a Deputy Chief, six Sergeants and 20 patrol officers in addition to the Police Chief.

Under the direct supervision of the Support Services Manager, this non-sworn position is responsible for enforcing Village parking ordinances and regulations. This position responds to routine services calls that do not require the presence of a sworn officer and enforces parking regulations at municipal parking lots, commuter lots, and on-street locations throughout the Village. Additional job functions include helping with traffic control, providing courier services for Village and Police documents and records, handling school crossings in the absence of the regular crossing guard, and assisting other Village departments or agencies regarding potential code violations, public safety concerns, and community caretaking issues.

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or GED equivalency. One or more years’ experience in customer service, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Municipal and local government experience strongly preferred.

The salary range for this position is $44,249 to $62,109 DOQ with excellent benefits. Successful completion of physical exam, background investigation including reference checks, and drug screening is required.

Resumes accepted through March 24, 2024. Qualified individuals interested in being considered for the position must email their resume to: with “Parking Enforcement Officer” in the subject field.

For any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at

The Village of La Grange is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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