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.



Electrical Inspector

The Village of Plainfield welcomes applications for a full-time cross-trained Electrical/Building Inspector. Candidates with field experience in commercial electrical and/or Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification are preferred. In addition, Residential Electrical Inspector Certification and a Building Certificate are encouraged. A successful candidate will have the ability to function in a team environment and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with the public, Village staff, and representatives of other agencies. The job requires the ability to work within the Village’s New World Software System, Microsoft Office software, and have a valid driver’s license in good standing. Candidates shall supply a list of all I.C.C. Certifications with their application. Continuing education and involvement with professional organizations is expected. Salary Range: $23.47- $38.11 per hour, corresponding with experience, plus benefits, including participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. Applications may be submitted via e-mail or in person until the position is filled. Applications are available online or at Village Hall, 24401 W. Lockport St., 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE.

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.