Village of Wilmette

Local Government

The Village of Wilmette is seeking to fill the vacancy for a Part-time Community Service Officer I (CSO) whose primary responsibility will be parking enforcement with the Police Department. The position will work under the supervision of the Patrol Commander. This position is scheduled to work 20 hours per week which will consist of two 10-hour days.

General Responsibilities:
This position is an integral part of Public Safety and will be primarily responsible for enforcement of all Village parking ordinances. This position will also be responsible for traffic control at school crossings, accident scenes, fire scenes and special events to include any other related CSO tasks as assigned and listed in the Community Service Officer I job description. The successful candidate must adhere to the Village’s COVID-19 safety measures as part of their employment as stipulated by CDC guidelines.

Position Requirements:
The successful candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent and possess a valid Class D driver’s license. The candidate should be familiar with local parking ordinances and State of Illinois traffic laws. The position requires the candidate to be able to walk, stand and drive for prolonged periods of time to include working independently without direct supervision.

Essential position requirements include excellent communication and organizational skills and possess the ability to remain calm during stressful situations. Ideal candidate must clearly demonstrable written, oral, listening, and organizational skills. Exceptional customer service skills when engaging with residents, motorist and the general public.

The successful candidate shall be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine and shall provide a copy of their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card which shall be retained by the Village.

Compensation and Benefits:
The hourly range is between $23.66 to $31.40 with the starting hourly rate DOQ. This position may include participation in a retirement plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and ability to participate in the Flexible Spending Account Program for out of pocket medical, dependent care, and transportation expenses. In addition, after one year of employment, this position may be eligible to receive paid time off.

Application and Selection Process
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with their online employment application which can be found on the Village’s Self-Service Employment Opportunities webpage at

Candidates should be prepared to undergo multiple interviews and a written exam related to tasks that may be encountered on the job. The successful candidate shall undergo a pre-employment physical examination that includes a back evaluation, drug and alcohol screening, background investigation, and a driver’s license records check. The position will remain open until filled.

The Village of Wilmette is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are critical to the Village’s success. The Village seeks to recruit the most talented individuals from a diverse candidate pool and strongly encourages applications to be submitted from all genders, all races, all sexual orientations, people with disabilities, and Military Veterans.

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