Village of Skokie

The Village of Skokie is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time Administrative Specialist, supporting the Building Division of our Community Development Dept. This position performs general clerical work and other duties of routine difficulty. Schedules inspections for building permits, pre-sale inspections, and other inspections as necessary; Obtains and provides information regarding permits and the permit process, rental registration, Code enforcement cases, landlord training, and other Property Standards information; Files reports, inspections, re-inspections, letters, service requests, vehicle history records, billing documentation and various related data; Processes rental registrations and provides information to new landlords; Prepares documents for the Appearance Commission and communicates with applicants regarding such; Types various reports, form letters, and service requests; Compiles daily, weekly and monthly department statistics; Prepares documents for Freedom of Information Act requests; Answers telephones and directs callers (both internal and external) to appropriate individual or takes messages; Orders office supplies and other commodities;  Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

High School Diploma or equivalent required; One year of experience in general office work or building codes/code enforcement; Familiarity with municipal policies and procedures, building codes and permits, code violations and enforcement procedures preferred; Good knowledge of business English and basic arithmetic; Must have excellent organization skills and use discretionary judgement in dispensing information; Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite applications and use of general office equipment; Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and be able to work effectively and collaboratively with co-workers, colleagues, and the public; Ability to follow all safety rules of the Village. To learn more about the Village of Skokie and to view the complete job description, please visit the Skokie Jobs page at

Starting annualized salary range: $48,938 – $53,944 (DOQ) Generous benefits package includes medical, dental & life insurance; IMRF retirement pension plan; paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays in the first year; 457(b) retirement savings plan.

To be considered for this position, please submit a completed Village of Skokie Application for Employment by Friday, March 22, 2024, to: Village of Skokie Human Resources Dept. 5127 Oakton St. Skokie, IL 60077, or email to Applications are available to complete & download on the Skokie Jobs page at EOE Employer

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