The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.

Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.


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Human Resources

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Village of Addison. Below you will find all the information necessary to apply for employment with the Village, including links to job vacancy announcements, contact names and numbers, and an employment application form.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Village of Addison that employment in Village government shall be based on merit and individual qualifications. No discrimination shall be exercised in any manner by any Village official or employee against or in favor of any applicant for Village employment or employee because of his or her race, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, marital status, military status, disability, sexual orientation, military status, gender identity, if a Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (V.A.W.A) recipient or its subsequent enactments or other protected status or characteristic as established by law.  An applicant or employee shall be considered solely on the basis of his or her qualifications, abilities, skills and knowledge, with or without reasonable accommodation.  

This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Furthermore, all policies and procedures located in this policy pertain to the delivery of services to its customers by Village employees. The Village complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment, including, but not limited to, harassment based on sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, gender identity, military status, color, age, disability, race,  if a Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (V.A.W.A) recipient or its subsequent enactments or other protected status or characteristic as established by law.

The Village Manager has overall responsibility for this policy and maintains reporting and monitoring procedures.  Applicants for Employment and/or Employees’ questions or concerns regarding this policy, or violation thereof, should be referred to the Village Manager, the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management or the Illinois Department of Human Rights. Complaints are investigated immediately and handled as confidentially as possible. The Village ensures that applicants for employment and employees following this complaint procedure are protected against retaliation. Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any employee violating this policy.

Applicants for employment who successfully take and pass any examination or other screening method utilized by the Village of Addison are eligible for an interview; they are not, however, guaranteed an interview. Furthermore, those who are interviewed for a position are not guaranteed employment with the Village of Addison. 

In order to be eligible for hire, applicants must take and pass all required written exams, background checks, pre-employment drug/alcohol test including a physical, and if applicable, submit to a psychological exam.  Applicants must also submit to a personal interview.  Failure to meet all of the pre-employment requirements of the Village of Addison may disqualify an individual from employment with the Village of Addison.

Employment at the Village

The Village of Addison is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer devoted to offering employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, color, age, disability, race, if a Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (V.A.W.A.) recipient or its subsequent enactments, or other protected status or characteristic as established by law.  Employment opportunities at the Village of Addison vary widely and range from clerical to public safety, from part-time seasonal to department head.

The Village has six operating departments/divisions all geared, whether directly or indirectly, toward providing efficient, friendly service to all residents. The Mayor and Village Board of Trustees are committed to customer service and continually set higher standards for all employees.

Employee Benefits

The Village of Addison offers a very competitive compensation package to its full-time and part-time employees.  All full-time employees have the choice of joining one of three PPO or one HMO medical plans.  One of the three PPO plans includes a High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account, partially funded by the Village.  Full-time employees can also choose a standard or enhanced vision and dental plan, as well as various additional benefits related to life and AD&D insurance.

Full-time, and some qualifying part-time, employees will be enrolled in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (with the exception of sworn personnel of the Police Department.)  Full-time employees will also be provided term life insurance and have the option of utilizing ICMA-RC, the Village's deferred compensation plan.

A complete explanation of benefits is available here.

How Do I Apply for a Position?

The Village has made strong efforts to attract female and minority personnel, and plans to continue those same efforts in order to attain a representative workforce.

The Village attracts applicants by publicizing job opportunities to all members of the working community, with certain public outlets intended to target groups that might be underutilized and/or to target a specialized professional group that corresponds with the position the Village is recruiting to fill.  Furthermore , and depending on the position, the Village may place position announcements in newsletters (i.e., ICMA, ILCMA< APWA, GFOA, etc.,) and in local newspapers (i.e., Daily Herald, Sun Times, Tribune, Hoy, Addison Independent, etc.,) and on the internet (i.e.,,,, etc.)

People interested in applying for employment with the Village have many options from which to choose, as the following illustrates:

1. In Person

Applicants may apply for Village employment by coming to the Village Hall and picking up an application form from the information desk located on the lower level of the Village Hall. Applicants can also obtain a form in the Administration Office. Applications can be filled out there or brought home and returned at a later date, to:

Village of Addison
1 Friendship Plaza
Addison, Illinois 60101
Attn: Human Resources

The Human Resources Division does not administer the application/testing process for patrol officers. The process is governed under the rules developed by the Addison Board of Police Commissioners. Said Commission oversees the recruitment and selection of patrol officers.

If you have a question about the application process for patrol officers with the Addison Police Department please contact the department at 630/543-3080.

2. Applying Online

Download a Village of Addison Job Application here.

Submit your completed application and any other useful documents here:




Please review instructions on submitting an online application, click here.

To apply for a position in the Addison Police Department, click here.


Please direct any questions to Human Resources at 630/693-7504.

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