The Village of Plainfield offers a fast-paced, exciting work environment!

The Village currently employs 150 individuals and offers a number of excellent benefits:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Competitive salaries
Personal, sick, and vacation days
Pension plan

Thank you for your interest in the Village of Plainfield. 



Associate Planner


The Village of Plainfield is seeking applications for a full-time Associate Planner. This position involves the application of professional planning skills and knowledge to serve as a staff technician in the review of development matters as they relate to the comprehensive plan, Village policies, codes, and ordinances. This position also involves performing responsible technical assignments in the administration of the comprehensive plan, plan review, land use management, code review for signage, code development and/or modification, and other related matters. Works with considerable independence, but is expected to exercise exceedingly high levels of good judgment, tact, and diplomacy.


Required: Bachelor's Degree in urban and regional planning or related field and one-year responsible experience in a planning position or a comparable professional experience; or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience. The salary range is $45,270–73,498.


Applications may be picked up at Village Hall, Management Services Department, 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Mon. – Fri. or online. Deadline for applications is May 31. Applications and resumes can be e-mailed to humanresources@goplainfield.com. EEOC/ADA.

Employment Application (For all positions except Police Officer.)  To be considered for a position, a Village of Plainfield Employment Application must be completed in full.  Applications should only be submitted for positions that are posted.  Resumes received without an application and incomplete employment applications will not be considered.  Applications for all civilian positions should be returned to the Village of Plainfield, attn: Human Resources, 24401 W. Lockport St., Plainfield, IL 60544.  Applications are also available at the Village Hall. 

Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to all applicants due to the large volume of applications that we receive. However, if we are interested in interviewing you for one of our positions, you will be contacted at that time.

The hiring of Police Officers is conducted through the Plainfield Police Commission selection process whereby testing leads to an Eligibility List.  Our current list expires November 17, 2017.  Notice will be posted when testing will occur and applications will be accepted at that time.

The Village of Plainfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for available positions.