Village of Northbrook

Senior Clerk

The Village of Northbrook, Illinois (population 35,222), is a thriving, progressive community strategically located 25 miles north of Chicago. Home to several corporate headquarters, a charming downtown, and several public transit resources, Northbrook is a prosperous village with a small-town feel. A family-oriented community, residents enjoy a variety of events and recreational opportunities, parks and natural areas, dining and retail choices, and high quality municipal services. Northbrook has a diverse blend of rich history and strong civic-minded leadership, making it a wonderful place to live, work, and play.

The Northbrook Village Manager’s Office is seeking an independent, detail oriented problem solver to assist the Director of Administrative Services with diverse administrative tasks. The selected individual will be forward facing to assist the public as well as perform highly responsible clerical duties, various other routine and specialized administrative duties.

Those with a strong interest in local government and an enthusiasm for serving the community are encouraged to apply. This position provides opportunities to work collaboratively with departments and to broaden work experiences in order to build a well-rounded understanding of local government administration.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Associate’s degree preferred. A minimum of five years of general clerical experience. Some knowledge of public sector organizations is desirable. A Notary Public Commission required, or within six months of hire. Candidates must be able to exercise considerable initiative, independent judgment, and discretion. While the ability to multitask is important, the accuracy of work product is essential.

Starting salary is $50,000 +/- depending on experience and qualifications. The Village also offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes pension (IMRF), health & dental Insurance, life insurance and generous leave benefits. Required work hours include Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ability to work evening and weekends as needed. The application form can be found at

In order to be considered for this position, resumes/applications must be sent to with Senior Clerk in the subject field. Failure in doing so may result in your application not being reviewed. Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled.

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