Job Openings

Administrative Assistant, Downers Grove Library

There is an opening for an Administrative Assistant in Administrative Services. Responsibilities include data entry and clerical tasks in support of the administration of the library. This is a year-round, part-time position with a schedule of 25 hours per week. The schedule is weekdays between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Person must be able to maintain flexibility in their schedule. 

Responsibilities: The job requires integrity in handling confidential information, good communication skills, the ability to do very accurate data entry, good attention to detail, the ability to do basic mathematics, accurate keyboarding and mouse skills. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn various computer programs.

Salary: Starting salary is $14.88 per hour.

Application deadline: September 3, 2014. Applications will be accepted online, only. E.O.E.

Crossing Guard

The Village of Downers Grove is accepting applications for the position of Crossing Guard to assist school children at assigned crossings before and after school. Applicants must be in good physical condition and be able to work in all weather. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact CSO Supervisor Timothy Sembach at the Downers Grove Police Department; Monday - Friday, 7:00 am- 3:00 pm at (630) 434-5636. 

Wage: $10.00 per trip ($20.00 a day) Position open until filled. Applications will be accepted online, only. E.O.E.

Staff Accountant

The Village of Downers Grove, IL (population 47,833) is seeking a Staff Accountant to report to the Assistant Finance Director. 

General Responsibilities: The individual in this position will be responsible for preparation of journal entries, account analysis and preparation of financial statements including monthly, quarterly and 
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

Position Requirements: The successful candidate will be have a Bachelor's degree in accounting with two to four years' experience in professional accounting work. Use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Eden software experience helpful. Essential position requirements include the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. The Staff Accountant is responsible for the monthly close.

In addition, the Staff Accountant is responsible for maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts which includes preparing operating reports and financial statements, and analyzing financial 
transactions. The Staff Accountant prepares reports and analyses necessary for annual audit and prepares audit schedules.

Starting Salary: The salary range for this position is $48,389 - $66,536 with starting salary DOQ. The Village provides an excellent benefits package, including health insurance, dental and vision 
insurance, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF).

Application period: Open until filled. 

Bus Driver (Part-Time)

Starting Wage: $13.95/hour to $16.75/hour, with potential to $19.19/hour

Minimum Requirements:  Requirements include a CDL Class "B" License with Passenger and Air Brake endorsements and a good driving record. Candidates must be at least 21 years old.

Applications will be accepted online, only. E.O.E.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Village is looking for volunteers to work on special projects as needed, such as electronics recycling events, general office assistance, building improvements and emergency response.

If you are interested in becoming a Municipal Volunteer, please fill out the Online Application, which identifies your skills and availabilities. Applicants will be kept on file and called upon, as needed, or may apply for specific posted volunteer opportunities.

Please contact Nick Santoro, Volunteer Coordinator, if you are interested in any of the opportunities below:

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