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. 

Engineering Internships

The Village of Plainfield is seeking four (4) candidates for temporary engineering internship positions in the Public Works Department/Engineering Division.

Job Description/General Duties: Temporary, seasonal position performs moderately technical engineering duties. Work is performed under the direction of the Superintendant of Public Improvements or other Manager as assigned. Work may involve inspections of methods and materials used in the construction of roadways, curbs, gutters, and other public improvements; reviews and interprets construction plans and specifications; assistance with surveying for Village projects; measuring of all quantities used in construction projects and other statistical data collection; assistance with internal traffic studies; office related functions including data entry, filing, and scanning; interaction with the public, contractors, and Village employees.

Qualifications (Education & Experience): Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma or GED. All applicants will be considered; however, current students studying civil or environmental engineering are preferred. Must have a valid Illinois Drivers License. Have effective written and oral communication skills.

Salary: $10.00 per hour
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (limited O.T. work may be required)
Employment Duration: May–September 2016 (approximate)

Selection Process: Interested candidates should complete an employment application and submit it to: Village of Plainfield - Human Resources, 24401 W. Lockport Street, Plainfield IL 60544; fax (815) 436-1950; or e-mail humanresources@goplainfield.com. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The Village of Plainfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Seasonal Workers

The Village of Plainfield, Public Works Department, is accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Workers in the Streets (Grounds Maintenance/Forestry), Water, Wastewater, and Engineering Departments. Seasonal positions are temporary, beginning in May, and lasting approximately four months. Under supervision, these individuals perform manual labor related to maintenance activities. Work activities are outdoors 95% of the time. Generally hours are Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Minimum qualifications: candidates must be 18 years of age and possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License. This is an ideal position for college students during summer break.

If interested please complete an employment application and submit to: Village of Plainfield, Human Resources Department, 24401 W. Lockport St., Plainfield, IL 60544. Closing date for applications: May 6, 2016. E.O.E.

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.