Employment Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Village is firmly committed to equality of opportunity in employment. Conditions of employment will be provided without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or unfavorable discharge from military service, and mental or physical disability.

The Village will not deny equality of opportunity to any qualified individual who is able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform the essential functions of the employment position, which he or she applies. 

When no positions are open please use the general online employment application. For open positions, please fill out the appropriate application related to the position you are applying for below. Please note: Applications are required to be completed and submitted online for consideration. Please attach your resume, cover letter, and any applicable certifications as a PDF where provided in the application.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Public Works - Water Plant Operator

Do you prefer to spend your work day outside of the typical office environment?  Are you someone who enjoys using your skills to help ensure the safety of residents?  Do you like problem solving and working as part of a team?  Is helping the community something you value?

If this sounds like you, you might be a great fit for the Water Plant Operator position with the Village of Westmont!

Why Work for Westmont?
Westmont is a community of 24,429 residents in the southeastern portion of DuPage County.  We are centrally located in the Chicago Metro area with easy access to major highways and Metra, making commuting a breeze.  We are home to both Fortune 500 companies and small to midsize local businesses, including over 100 restaurants, so we have a little something for everyone.

The Village values its employees; and while we have high expectations of staff, we appreciate that people have lives outside of work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including vacation (available from date of hire), 10 paid holidays, floating holidays, sick leave, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, supplemental benefits and IMRF pension and more!

What Does a Water Plant Operator Do?
Under general supervision of the Public Works Supervisor - Water Division, performs duties in the operation and maintenance of the municipal water system in order to provide an adequate supply of safe, potable water for the consumption and use of Village residents; inspects, operates, adjusts, maintains and repairs system equipment and machinery; performs simple laboratory analysis of water samples. 

For more information, please click here to see the full job description. 

Are You Qualified?
Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to four years of high school as well as 3 years municipal experience - preferably in water operations, a working knowledge of operation, adjustment, maintenance and repair of equipment/machinery used in a public water supply system and some experience with a computerized SCADA Control System.  Valid IL CDL Class “B” Vehicle Operator’s License with airbrake endorsement and Illinois Class C Water Supply Operator’s Certification required (or ability and willingness to obtain both within 12 months of date of hire).  

Successful candidates will have ability to operate, maintain and repair the pumps, control panels and other equipment used in water plant operations and the ability to perform accurate chemical tests of water samples and prepare reports, as well as the ability to be on call and/or standby 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with an expected response to calls within 30 minutes while on standby.  

What Will I Get Paid?
This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position with a starting wage of $28.75/hr - $32.42/hr (DOQ).  

How Do I Apply?
To apply, please complete our online employment application by clicking here.  

This position will remain open until filled; however, applications received by February 10, 2023 will be given priority consideration.

The Village of Westmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Finance - Senior Accountant

Do you think in numbers and spreadsheets? Are you detail and solution-oriented? Is the annual audit your happy place? Would you like to be involved with helping ensure fiscal responsibility for the community? 

If this sounds like you, you might be a great fit for the Senior Accountant position with the Village of Westmont! 

Why Work for Westmont?

Westmont is a community of 24,429 residents in the southeastern portion of DuPage County. We are centrally located in the Chicago Metro area with easy access to major highways and Metra, making commuting a breeze. We are home to both Fortune 500 companies and small to midsize local businesses, including over 100 restaurants; so we have a little something for everyone.

The Village values its employees; and while we have high expectations of staff, we appreciate that people have lives outside of work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including vacation (available from date of hire), 10 paid holidays, floating holidays, sick leave, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, supplemental benefits, pension and more!

What Does the Senior Accountant Do?

The Village of Westmont is seeking the right candidate to fill a highly responsible professional position that performs the day-to-day financial accounting activities and functions of the Village.  

Work involves:

  • Calculating, verifying, posting, and balancing a variety of financial transactions for various aspects of the Village’s accounting system
  • Payroll
  • Grant accounting/reporting
  • Fixed asset management
  • Coordination and preparation for annual audits

For the full job description click here

Are You Qualified?

Education

Requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Accounting or an equivalent degree with an emphasis on finance or accounting, or the equivalent knowledge, skills, and mental development equivalent to the completion of the degree, as well as an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Applicants should have considerable experience (5+ years) in accounting work including experience with computerized accounting systems; a CPA or CPFO is desired, but not required.  Previous experience in municipal accounting is preferred.

What Will You Get Paid?

This is a full time, exempt (salaried) position with a starting wage of $73,798.40 - $83,847.71/yr (DOQ).

How Do You Apply?

To apply, please complete our online employment application by clicking here.

First review of applications will be on February 06, 2023

EOE M/F/D/V

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Community Development - Building Inspector/Code Enforcement

Why Work for Westmont?

Westmont is a community of 24,429 residents in the southeastern portion of DuPage County. We are centrally located in the Chicago Metro area with easy access to major highways and Metra, making commuting a breeze. We are home to both Fortune 500 companies and small to midsize local businesses, including over 100 restaurants; so we have a little something for everyone.

The Village values its employees; and while we have high expectations of staff, we appreciate that people have lives outside of work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, including vacation (available from date of hire), 10 paid holidays, floating holidays, sick leave, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, supplemental benefits, pension and more!

What Does the Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Do?

Perform field inspections and technical work in connection with the enforcement of Village Ordinances and (International Code Council) ICC Building Codes. In addition, the following is also required; will complete work related to licensing, planning, zoning, permitting, light plan reviews as required and enforcement of municipal ordinances.

Other duties include:

  • Performs daily patrols and inspections for violation of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations.
  • Drafts and distributes a variety of correspondence, memoranda, notices, and reports relating to code enforcement, including warnings, citations, notices to appear and other code documents.
  • Meets with owners, tenants, contractors, business owners, etc. to review violations and explain code requirements in order to achieve code compliance.
  • Issues notices to comply on violations and issues “stop work” orders for work without permits or in an unsafe manner; maintains records, files and reports regarding inspection and plan review activities and findings for possible legal actions.
  • Maintain documentary evidence on cases of non-compliance for use in court. When necessary, appears in court and testifies professionally and impartially.
  • Enforces municipal ordinances, ICC Codes and other related codes.
  • Responds to complaints of code violations related to signage, building occupancy, nuisances, housing conditions, construction, land use, zoning, animals, noise, weeds, dumping, and other code related matters.

For more information, please click here to see the full job description.

Are You Qualified?

Education

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required. College and/or business coursework is preferred.
  • Must possess ICC Residential and Commercial Building Inspector Certifications. ICC certifications in residential and commercial building plan review highly desirable.
  • Requires a minimum of five (5) years of experience working with all phases of modern construction practices and building codes, plus three (3) years in code enforcement, planning, and plan review.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of Village building, environment and zoning codes, rules, ordinances and regulations.
  • Requires certifications by national building code agencies as determined by the Village.
  • Requires the ability to set priorities, meet critical time deadlines, follow written and oral instructions, and handle business activities with discretion and integrity is required.
  • Requires ability to examine plans and specifications to make interpretations and to determine whether such plans conform to provisions of the applicable codes, rules and ordinances.

What Will You Get Paid?

This is a full time, non-exempt (hourly) position with a starting wage of $32.28 - $36.66/hr (DOQ).

How Do You Apply?

To apply, please complete our online employment application by clicking here.

Applications will be accepted until February 10, 2023

EOE M/F/D/V