Marketing & Events Intern
Economic & Community Development Department
Village of Barrington, IL
The Village of Barrington is seeking a summer intern to assist in the
implementation of special events, prepare marketing materials for
business recruitment and provide staff assistance at the events. The
successful candidate must be a self starter, be able to work
independently, possess good writing skills, enjoy working with the
public and have good planning and organizational skills. Interest in
special event planning, marketing and advertising is a plus. Must have
good computer skills and be available to work evening hours to support
The internship offer is contingent upon the
candidate’s successful completion of a criminal background check and a
pre-employment medical exam, including a drug screen.
This is a
paid position, which is scheduled to work approximately 28 hours per
week for 15 weeks. Interested applicants should submit an application
and/or resume to:
Village of Barrington
200 S. Hough Street
Barrington, IL 60010
Candidates are welcome to address questions to Julie Meyer, Human Resources Coordinator, (847) 304-3415.
The Village of Glendale Heights has a position available for an Assistant
Planning and Zoning Administrator in the Community Development
Department. This position performs a variety of routine and complex
administrative, supervisory and technical work in administering and
enforcing the zoning ordinance and related codes.
The Assistant Planning
and Zoning Administrator meets with, explains, interprets and provides guidance
regarding all zoning codes, and the zoning review process to residents and
developers; reviews and prepares staff reports for Plan Commission and
Appearance Commission cases; reviews building plans of all types to determine
compliance with zoning and sign regulations; and, assists with long range
planning efforts. This position must also have thorough understanding of
planning and zoning principles.
This position requires graduation from an accredited
four-year college or university with a degree in planning, public
administration or related field and 2 years of experience in municipal
planning and zoning, or any equivalent combination of education and
Hourly Rate Range: $29.80 to $37.70, commensurate
with qualifications and experience. This is a non-exempt, AFSCME union
position. The Village of Glendale Heights offers an excellent benefit
package including health and dental insurance.
How To Apply
To apply, please submit application plus cover letter, resume and 3 professional
Village of Glendale Heights
Attn: HR Division
300 Civic Center Plaza
Glendale Heights, IL 60139
job offers are conditional upon the satisfactory outcome of
pre-employment drug testing and background check. Employees are
required to have permanent residency within a 20-mile radius of the
Village.Applications being accepted until 3/26/2014
An Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Village of Roselle, IL,
located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago (population 22,763), seeks
highly professional candidates for the newly created, part-time Economic
Development Coordinator position, which reports to the Community
Development Director. This position is responsible for performing
economic development, planning, marketing and research work to enhance
the Village’s economic vitality through broadening and strengthening its
retail, commercial, and manufacturing/industrial base.
Responsibilities include recruiting new businesses and aiding existing
businesses in retention and expansion efforts, assisting the Community
Development Director with all aspects of economic development efforts,
and handling the coordination of special projects related to economic
Requirements: A Bachelor’s Degree in business
administration, public administration, finance, urban planning, or a
closely related field, including one to three years of experience in a
significant economic development and planning administrative position is
required. A Master’s Degree, Economic Developer Certification, or any
equivalent combination of education, training or experience is strongly
The individual must possess a valid Illinois driver’s
license. The position is for 24 hours per week primarily between the
hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with some evening
meetings required. The hourly pay range for the part-time position is
$25.14-$35.13, depending on qualifications. The only benefit offered
for this position is participation in an IMRF pension. Visit “Job
Opportunities” at www.roselle.il.us
for a complete job description and
to download an employment application. Mail cover letter, résumé, and
completed application to: Village of Roselle, c/o Administration, 31 S.
Prospect, Roselle, Illinois 60172, email to
fax to 630-980-8558 by Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Village of Roselle is an equal opportunity employer.
Riverside, IL (pop. 8,875). Mature and historic community, the Village
of Riverside is located 11 miles west of Chicago in Western Cook County.
Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the Father of Landscape
Architecture, the Village of Riverside was one of the first planned
communities. The Village operates under a Council-Manager form of
government with an appointed Village Manager. The newly created Director
of Community Development position is appointed by and reports to the
Village Manager. The Community Development Director will be responsible
for all aspects of planning, zoning, permitting and inspection functions
for the village. The Director will coordinate the activities of the
joint Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals and Preservation
Commission. The Director along with the Village Manager will lead the
Village’s economic development efforts and work with the Riverside
Economic Development Commission in their mission to identify and attract
new businesses consistent with the Village goals and develop strategies
to encourage business retention. A bachelor’s degree in Planning,
Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field. AICP
accreditation is preferred. Thorough knowledge of laws and policies
governing municipalities important; ability to prepare reports,
supervise work of others, provide development advice and communicate
effectively is essential. Salary Range $83,859 to $93,122 (DOQ).
Send resume, salary history and five work related references to Peter
Scalera, Village Manager, 27 Riverside Road, Riverside, IL 60546 by March 14,
or e-mail credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit
for a community and
Community Development & Zoning Department
Village of Franklin Park, IL
The Village of Franklin Park, located
immediately northwest of the City of Chicago, seeks a Village Planner to
undertake a wide variety of duties related to development and
redevelopment projects in the Village. Areas of work would include
zoning, development review, public meetings, administration of Village
codes and ordinances, preparation of grant applications, data base
creation and maintenance, field surveys, and mapping. This position
reports to the Director of Community Development and Zoning. Salary
$41,000-45,000. Excellent benefits package.
incumbent will be responsible as a planner for zoning which will
include pre-application conferences, zonings, and special exception site
plans. Additionally, the incumbent will manage appeals, prepare clear,
concise and accurate responses to zoning ordinance determinations, and
provide support as planner for zoning ordinance amendments. The
incumbent will be responsible for researching and preparing written
referrals for rezoning, special exception, and site plan applications;
researching and writing zoning ordinance determinations and
verifications; and preparing staff reports for presentation to the Board
of Zoning. The incumbent will also be involved with creation of a new
Zoning ordinance for the village.
Provides information and
assistance to the Director in making presentations and relaying
technical information regarding: development applications and ordinance
requirements, researching and interpreting zoning, subdivision and sign
Provides support to Village boards and commissions
by preparing and delivering communications and presentations, analyzing
platting and zoning requests and making development recommendations.
development review activities, meets with developers and citizens.
Participates in technical review committee processes and coordinates
with other departments.
Duties of the Position:
• Field survey work and recording of data;
• Development and maintenance of property and/or business data bases;
• Development and maintenance of various neighborhood and Village-wide maps;
Preparation and presentation of Staff development review reports
to Plan Commission and other Village officials at public hearings;
• Responding to inquiries from the public regarding development-related regulations;
• Research of property ownership;
• Participate in Update of a new Village Zoning code to be developed in conjunction with outside consultant;
• Work with other staff on Tax Increment Financing Districts;
• Preparation of grant applications and administration of grants;
• Preparation of amendments to zoning and subdivision regulations and other components of the Village Code; and
• Other duties as assigned.
Master degree; or Bachelors Degree from a four-year college or
university in Urban Planning or closely related field and two years’
• Demonstrated understanding of the
principles, practices, and tools of zoning. Also through planning and
development experience in comprehensive plans, zoning, and related
• Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
• Knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel;
• Knowledge of Adobe Design Suite software programs
Other Desired Qualifications:
• Past experience in Zoning ;
• Efficient research skills, including internet-based research;
• Understanding of U.S. Census data resources and analysis thereof;
• Understanding and experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS);
• Understanding and experience with Tax Increment Financing (TIF);
• Understanding of flood plain data; and
• Knowledge of historic preservation techniques.
apply, send, or email a resume detailing relevant qualifications and
experience, along with a writing sample and references to: Lisa Anthony,
Director of HR & Operations, Village of Franklin Park, 9500 Belmont
Avenue, Franklin Park, Illinois, 60131, email email@example.com. The
Village is an EOE. All applications must be submitted by Friday, March
7th at 4:30 P.M. Central Standard Time.
Development Planner II
Planning & Community Development Department
Village of Arlington Heights, IL
The Village of Arlington Heights, Illinois, is one of the largest
Chicago suburbs with a population of 75,100. The Village is seeking a
well-qualified professional who preferably possesses a Master’s Degree
in Urban and Regional Planning or related field, and a minimum of 3-5
years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The employee in this position will be responsible for coordinating many
challenging development projects. Responsibilities also include
coordinating the development review process, zoning and signage review.
Meets with businesses, developers, architects and members of the public
on a consistent basis. Acts as liaison to the Plan Commission.
Knowledge of zoning and development entitlement process required,
ability to draw site plan review modifications desirable. Applicants
should possess excellent computer skills, writing and presentation
Starting salary $74,556 - $92,887 and includes
excellent benefits package. Qualified candidates are encouraged to
submit an online application available on the Village’s website at
. Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human
Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road,
Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
. The fax
number is 847-368-5990. Deadline to apply is March 3, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more
information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights please visit our
website at www.vah.com
Equal Opportunity Employer
Any offer of employment will be conditional upon completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.
Economic Development Manager, Lake County Partners (Lincolnshire, IL)
County Partners is currently seeking a qualified candidate to join our
team as an Economic Development Manager. This position works on a broad
range of initiatives to improve the business climate and quality of
life in Lake County and requires a bachelor's degree with a background
in planning, marketing, real estate, business or related field. A
minimum of 3 years economic development experience is preferred. A full
job description can be found at www.lakecountypartners.com
Please submit cover letter and resume to: Michael Stevens, CEO,
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), located in downtown
Chicago, is currently accepting applications to fill the position of
Principal Analyst, Strategic Planning.
Under the direction of
the Manager of Regional and Corridor Planning, develops and manages RTA
led regional planning studies of major transportation investments in the
Chicago metropolitan area. Develops and implements study scope and
approach including program management plans, schedule and participation.
Performs planning and analysis to identify mobility issues and
evaluate transportation networks. Assists in the development of policy
recommendations and provides guidance and input to senior management on
such issues. Directs consultant services in the performance of RTA led
studies and provides support and guidance for study committees.
Provides technical and administrative guidance to external RTA grant
recipients for local study elements.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Identifies regional, sub-regional and corridor study needs and opportunities; develops work plans for studies.
- Performs planning and analysis to identify travel patterns and
mobility issues, and develop and evaluate complex multi-modal
transportation networks. Assists in the development of policy
recommendations and provides guidance and input to senior management on
- Assembles and analyzes data from multiple
existing national and regional sources for demographics, travel demand,
mode preference and economics to understand travel patterns trends, and
transit market characteristics. Strong spreadsheet, GIS data and
map-making, and database skills required. Familiarity with travel
demand models required, and CMAP modeling experience a plus.
- Designs and implements transit and travel surveys to update and supplement existing regional resources.
- Directs outside consultant services to ensure a high quality
work product and the timely and efficient completion of RTA planning
initiatives. Manages consultant contracts, budgets and payments.
- Represents RTA on inter-agency task forces, advisory committees
for new transit services, facilities and planning studies.
skills and mental development equivalent to the completion of a
Master’s Degree in Transportation, Urban Planning, Public
Administration, or a related field; or Bachelor’s degree and equivalent
additional work experience. A minimum of five years of progressively
responsible experience in transportation or related field with an
emphasis on data analysis, travel demand model use, market analysis, and
corridor level planning/analysis. The ideal candidate will have: the
ability to apply planning principles and data analysis skills towards
strategic goals and objectives; the ability to create and maintain
strong positive working relationships with federal, state, regional and
local governments and community groups; the ability to multi-task on
concurrent projects; the ability to respond to time sensitive requests;
and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Minimum Salary: $74,500
RTA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Relocation
is not available. For more information about the RTA, visit our
website at www.rtachicago.com. Please submit a cover letter, resume and
salary history to:
Regional Transportation Authority
Human Resources, Attn: 13-PASP
175 W. Jackson, Suite 1650
Chicago, IL 60604
To apply online, go to:
An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
None at this time