Employment Opportunities

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Entry Level Police Officer

The Roselle Police Department is currently accepting online job applications for entry level police officers. Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on August 31, 2022. See the Police Test Information page for full details.

Deputy Chief - Fire Department

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (population 22,897) is looking for a dynamic and innovative leader to join the team as Deputy Chief of the Roselle Fire Department.  The Deputy Fire Chief is an exempt management position reporting directly to the Fire Chief with the concurrence of the Village Administrator. The Deputy Fire Chief may function as the Acting Fire Chief in the Fire Chief’s absence. The Department includes administrative staff comprised of the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Fire Marshal, EMS Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, and shift personnel consisting of three (3) Battalion Chiefs, three (3) Lieutenants, fifteen (15) full-time firefighter/paramedics, twenty-nine (29) part-time firefighters/EMT’s, and three (3) contract firefighter/paramedics. Find out more about the full duties of the Deputy Chief (PDF).

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Ten (10) years of firefighting experience.
  • Five (5) years of supervisory fire officer experience at a level that has afforded the opportunity to become familiar with all phases of fire department operations.
  • Ability to wear Department self-contained breathing apparatus and maintain compliance with respiratory requirements.
  • Illinois State Certified Fire Officer II or Advanced Fire Officer.
  • Illinois EMT-B Certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Administration, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Licensed Paramedic in the State of Illinois or experience as a paramedic.
  • Command experience in multi-company emergency incidents.
  • Graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officer program or Chief Fire Officer designation.

The starting salary is $95,460-$146,229 DOQ with a comprehensive benefits package. Interested candidates should use the online job application to apply and to upload a resume and cover letter no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022. Questions should be addressed to the attention of Chief Mark Bozik, Roselle Fire Department, 100 East Maple Avenue, Roselle, Illinois 60172.  Tel: (630) 671-2843 or mbozik@roselle.il.us  The Village of Roselle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, or disability.

Public Works Manager - Wastewater

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (22,897) seeks a full-time Public Works Manager - Wastewater in the Public Works Department. This position is responsible for overseeing the Wastewater Division and providing administrative and general management assistance to the Director of Public Works and the Public Works Department. See the full Public Works Manager - Wastewater job description (PDF).

The position is responsible for executive, managerial, and supervisory work directing the overall operations of the         Village’s wastewater treatment plants, ten lift stations and sanitary collection system.   The Public Works Manager manages a team of personnel and resources to efficiently and reliably provide services with a high level of customer service. Further duties include assisting the Department Director with supervising, planning, organizing, and directing the programs, activities, and operations of the Public Works Department with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and the general public. Other primary responsibilities include: administrative duties required for the efficient operation of the division; preparation of the division’s fiscal year budgets and capital improvement programs; preparation and oversight of contractual, maintenance, and construction projects; procurement of public services and capital purchases; and administering the Department’s safety/risk management program.

Graduation from an accredited college or university, including or supplemented by a minimum of 10 years of experience in public works operations; minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Desired possession of Class I Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Certificate, or receipt of one within twelve (12) months with a minimum of a Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Certificate at the time of application.  The salary range is $92,679-$129,752 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.     

Interested candidates should use the online job application to apply and to upload a resume, cover letter, and three professional references by Friday, August 31, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.

Foreman Water - Public Works Department

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (population 22,897) is seeking to fill the Foreman Water position in the Public Works Department.  Roselle is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.  This position is in charge of directing and overseeing routine activities of divisional employees, work group operations, and contracted work. This position exercises considerable on-site independence in determining how to accomplish assigned tasks and is responsible and accountable for efficient assignment of workers and use of resources. This position recommends to management improved methods and procedures for more efficient operations and scheduling.  This position performs work of a skilled nature, which requires special training, education and/or experience and involves participating in, overseeing and coordinating the activities of a group of workers with varying skill levels in a variety of construction, maintenance, and repairs.  Work will also include performing construction, maintenance, and repair functions to Village equipment, buildings, and other infrastructure including the operation of heavy equipment and related machinery in compliance with all local, state and federal laws, policies, rules and regulations. 

Depending on the overall qualifications of individual employees, including skills, knowledge, and experience, the divisional responsibilities assigned to each Foreman may vary.  However, at this time, the Department expects to appoint a Foreman overseeing the Water Division.  Based on the divisional responsibilities assigned to Foreman, additional knowledge, licenses and certifications may be required such as, but not limited to: 

  • Knowledge of the regulatory requirements, work operations, methods, and techniques used in the maintenance, repair, installation and construction of municipal water production, metering and distribution system facilities, equipment and systems.
  • Possession of a minimum Class “D” Water Operator’s License (as issued by the Illinois EPA) at the time of application and commencing employment. If determined necessary by the Village, ability to successfully obtain a Class “C” Water Operator’s License within twelve (12) months.

See the full Foreman Water job description (PDF).

The ideal candidate must possess:  proven leadership skills, knowledge and experience leading crews, projects and construction with successful outcomes, minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible public water treatm operation and maintenance experience; or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience.  A high school diploma (GED or equivalent), a current and valid Illinois motor vehicle operator's license with a CDL endorsement (or capable of acquiring CDL within six months.  Training for CDL license will be provided). 

This position is responsible for working approximately forty hours (40) each week with occasional overtime and weekend assignments.  The salary range is $72,129 to $98,804 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.  This position, which is a member of Operating Engineers, Local 150 union, receives comprehensive benefits including paid time off,  pension, health and life insurance. 

Interested candidates should use the online job application to apply and to upload a resume, cover letter, and three professional references. Position open until filled. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.

Wastewater Operator - Public Works Department

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (22,897) seeks a full-time Wastewater Operator in the Public Works Department. Roselle is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.  The position performs technical and physical work on the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the mechanical, electrical, chemical, and biological wastewater treatment equipment and systems associated with the Village’s two wastewater treatment plants and the sanitary sewer collection system. See the full Wastewater Operator job description (PDF).

The ideal candidate will possess some knowledge of wastewater treatment operating practices, the operation of wastewater equipment and performing routine repairs to the various equipment, machinery and systems.  Knowledge of how to navigate and interpret SCADA systems is a plus.   

Ideal candidates would possess:  A high school diploma (GED or equivalent), a current and valid Illinois motor vehicle operator's license with a CDL endorsement (or capable of acquiring CDL within six months.  Training for CDL license will be provided), minimum of three years’ experience in the public works and/or construction industry, and minimum of a Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator's Certificate (or capable of acquiring within twelve months) as issued and recognized by the State of Illinois are required.    

This position is responsible for working approximately forty hours (40) each week with occasional overtime and weekend assignments.  The salary range is $55,931 to $75,120 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.  This position, which is a member of Operating Engineers, Local 150 union, receives comprehensive benefits including paid time off, pension, and health and life insurance.

Interested candidates should use the online job application to apply and to upload a resume, cover letter, and three professional references. Position open until filled. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.

Mechanic - Public Works Department

The Village of Roselle, Illinois (22,897) seeks a full-time Mechanic within the Public Works Department. Roselle is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.  The position performs skilled mechanical journey level work in the maintenance and repair of automotive, construction, and other Village fleet, equipment and related devices. The position also performs major and minor mechanical, hydraulic and electrical repairs to various types of vehicles and equipment. This position requires the ability to diagnose issues, analyze malfunctions, determine methods of repair, and strategically inspect, repair, rebuild, and maintain a variety of Village equipment including, but not limited to; cars, pick-up trucks, tractors, dump trucks, bucket trucks, backhoes, front end loaders, sewer jet trucks, skid steer loaders, snow plows, generators, saws, pumps, fire and police vehicles/equipment and other light and heavy duty vehicles and construction equipment. See the full Mechanic job description (PDF).

Ideal candidates would possess:  A high school diploma (GED or equivalent), a current and valid Illinois motor vehicle operator's license with a CDL endorsement (or capable of acquiring CDL within six months.  Minimum of of three years' automotive, mechanical or small engine maintenance or successful completion of various specialized diagnostic and repair course or an equivalent combination of training and/or experience. Desired possession of relevant Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications and/or Emergency Vehicle Technician certification (as issued or recognized by ASE and/or NFPA), or receipt of within twelve months of commencing employment or transfer into position.    

This position is responsible for working approximately forty hours (40) each week with occasional overtime and weekend assignments.  The salary range is $65,643 to $88,164 and the starting salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.  This position, which is a member of Operating Engineers, Local 150 union, receives comprehensive benefits including paid time off, pension, and health and life insurance.

Interested candidates should use the online job application to apply and to upload a resume, cover letter, and three professional references. Position open until filled. The Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer. The application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022.

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The Village of Roselle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age or disability.

Applications for Police and Firefighters

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners appoint successful applicants to the position of Police Officer and Firefighter. More information is available on the Fire and Police Department vacancies page.

Additional Job Interest Information 
When jobs are available, information may be posted in this section of the Village’s website. In addition, employment opportunities will be posted in newspaper advertisements and appropriate professional journals.