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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.

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Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

The Village is accepting applications for the following positions: 

Police Officer – Police Department

The Board of Police Commissioners of the Village of Addison, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Addison Police Department.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Addison:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • No felony convictions
  • Valid state-issued driver's license
  • Minimum of 20 years of age and UNDER 35 years of age by the application deadline date (May 18, 2022), unless otherwise exempt by state statute. All applicants that are 20 years of age must turn 21 years of age by the time of Official Certification as a Police Officer by the Illinois Training and Standards Board. This certification usually takes place during the last week of the Police Academy Training
  • Possess an Associate's Degree -OR- the equivalent of at least 60 credit hours at an accredited college, university or junior college (official transcripts will be required at the background investigation stage)
  • No tattoos will be permitted unless they are covered by the appropriate uniform. This includes but is not limited to: hands, neck, and face
  • The application will be free to applicants

Lateral Transfer Candidates:

An applicant with less than 5 years of experience who is a police officer in good standing with the law enforcement agency he/she is employed with and certified by the State certification board is eligible to be placed on a lateral transfer eligibility list.

  • Later transfer candidates are NOT required to attend the Orientation;
  • Later transfer candidates are NOT required to take the P.O.W.E.R. test;
  • Lateral transfer candidates are NOT required to take the written exam;
  • Lateral transfer candidates ARE REQUIRED to participate in the oral interview process. 

In order to be eligible for the Lateral Transfer Eligibility List, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Status as a sworn municipal, Illinois State Trooper or County Sheriff's Deputy not to exceed 5 years of experience; AND
  • In good standing in the police department in which the person serves or was a previously sworn Village of Addison Police Officer who left/separated from the Village of Addison Police Department in good standing and has been gone/separated from the Village of Addison Police Department for no more than one (1) year; AND
  • Possesses substantially equivalent skills and abilities as a Village of Addison Police Officer who has completed the probationary period; AND
  • Possesses an Associate's Degree -OR- sixty (60) semester hours of credit from an institution accredited by the U.S. Department of Education; AND
  • Has taken and passed such examinations as the Commission deems necessary to determine fitness for duty as a police officer.   

Preference points will be awarded as determined by the Village of Addison for the following:

  • Military: Persons who were engaged in the military or naval service of the United States for at least one year, and were honorably discharged will be awarded five (5) points. A copy of Form DD-214 (indicating status of discharge) must be submitted with application to qualify. 

Submission of Application:

Applications MUST be submitted online by: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 4:00 PM (CST)

Faxed, e-mailed, mailed or dropped off applications will NOT be accepted. Applications submitted after the deadline will NOT be accepted. Only one application per person, per testing cycle will be accepted.

Mandatory Orientation, Power Test and Written Examination Testing:

Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend Mandatory Orientation, Power Test and Written Examination: Saturday, June 4, 2022; Check-in by 8:00 AM

Location: Addison Trail High School, 213 N. Lombard Road, Addison, IL 60101

Candidates passing the P.O.W.E.R. test ill be invited back to take the written exam on the same day at 1:00 PM at the same location:

Location: Addison Trail High School, 213 N. Lombard Road, Addison, IL 60101

To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:

The Village of Addison is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Summary of Position and Duties:

The Human Resources Division of the Village of Addison is accepting applications to fill one  vacancy in the at-will, F.L.S.A non-exempt, full-time position of Community Development Inspector 2 in the Community Development Department. The Community Development Inspector 2 position is a higher level classification than that of the Community Development Inspector 1 employee, requiring more inspection experience, ability to perform plan reviews and obtain job-related certifications. The person in this position performs inspections of business, commercial, industrial, housing and building properties to ensure compliance with all Village building, zoning, construction, and life safety codes. The Inspector may be on call 24-hours a day for emergency inspections, and required to work overtime in the necessary capacity to perform job duties. The Community Development Inspector 2 works 37.5 hours per week, 8 – 4pm daily, Monday – Friday, but may be called in at other times than the regularly-scheduled work-day if emergencies arise and at the discretion of the Village of Addison. Work is of average difficulty and is reviewed for progress and conformance to established procedures by the Building Division Supervisor or his designee.

The primary responsibility of the Community Development Inspector 2 will involve, but not be limited to: 

  • Investigates reported municipal, building, sub-division, and zoning code violations; initiates corrective or enforcement measures; notifies violators or corrective actions required for compliance; conducts follow-up inspections and reports; makes court appearance as necessary.
  • Assists supervisor in updating Village Ordinances related to departmental activities to ensure that Village Ordinances reflect current municipal needs; prepares proposed revisions and submits them to their supervisor for review.
  • Meets or corresponds with contractors, architects, developers, residents, owners and managers regarding missing or inadequate details or existing violations; makes written reports of inspections and plan examinations together with notes on any action taken.
  • Performs duties in strict accordance with the Department/division SOP/safety manual and is expected to report any hazards and observed infractions immediately to their supervisor; may serve on departmental safety committee; makes certain that staff in the division are also performing duties in accordance with all Department/division SOP/safety manual regulations and policies. 
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position and operate department equipment with strict adherence to Village and Department safety policies and procedures. 
  • Inspects all properties requiring licenses and transfer of property stamps.
  • Resolves complaints of municipal zoning, subdivision, and building code violations.
  • Conducts plan reviews, issues permits and performs field inspections on signs, outdoor activities, plumbing systems, concrete framing, electrical, H.V.A.C. systems including site, road, parking lot, water, sanitary and storm sewer construction, as the case maybe. 
  • Prepares reports and recommendations related to inspections made and assists in updating municipal codes.
  • Review and update sanitary and storm-sewer, water-main, street light and traffic signal atlases to conform to “As-built” conditions. 
  • Prepares required ordinance, code, permit fees and form updates and/or revisions as directed; attends Development Review Committee meetings.
  • Meets with homeowners, contractors, developers, architects, engineers, planners and others to answer questions about code-related situations and assists in the preparation of building permits; coordinates with outside consultants for the review of building plans when necessary.
  • Receives and investigates the general public's complaints regarding division services. Institutes corrective measures including legal action as feasible and communicates with the general public regarding complaint disposition. Provides said service to customers in a timely, professional and courteous manner.



Inspects during construction work to check footings, foundations, other concrete work, framing, other structural systems, electrical, H.V.A.C., plumbing, spotted surveys, driveways, and parking areas at single family dwellings and accessory structural such as pools, sheds, decks and fences for compliance with applicable building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fire, zoning and other applicable codes and ordinances including soil and erosion control practices. Performs disaster inspections such as those caused by flooding, fire, vehicle striking building, as requested to determine the safety of the structure.


Inspects all businesses in the Village’s industrial park and areas zoned for manufacturing on a regular basis for compliance with municipal and related codes and ordinance covering building and property maintenance and alteration; inspects all commercial and industrial buildings whenever a new business applies for a license; approves or rejects plans; makes inspections during new construction to check concrete, structural, electrical, H.V.A.C., and plumbing work to ensure compliance with all applicable codes, including soil and erosion control practices, inspects parking lots, driveways, storage areas, and landscaping for compliance with the Village Code. 


Inspects, on a regular basis, all rental residential property as required for compliance with appropriate codes and ordinances including individual apartments, driveways, parking lots, sidewalks, and landscape areas.


Performs field inspections of street, sewer, water-main, and sidewalk construction in new and existing developments with the Village, including soil and erosion control practices, compiles lists of deficiencies on new subdivision prior to final inspections; tests or witnesses test of all water main and sanitary sewer before acceptance; addresses complaints of street repair, drainage, and flooding; performs grade and level work for all departments requested; inspects illegal sump pump connection whenever a transfer of property occurs; designs and implements plans and specifications for annual street maintenance programs. Also performs survey work, traffic studies, drainage inspector, review of payment requests and field inspections of as-built plans.


Inspects or reviews plan, property, buildings, and proposed uses for compliance with zoning ordinance requirements including, but not limited to: for use, location, set back, height, floor-area-ratio, parking, and green space requirements; reviews for compliance with special uses, pre-annexation agreements and other requirements by the Village Board. 

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be an eligible candidate for this position:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least four years of experience as a full-time Community Development Inspector or Plan Examiner, preferably with the Village of Addison.
  • Within the first 12-months of employment, starting the first day of appointment to the position, the Community Development Inspector 2 will be expected to obtain one (1) certification under the International Code Council (I.C.C). Within the second, 12-months of employment, the Community Development Inspector 2 will be expected to obtain two (2) I.C.C Certifications. At the end of a period of 24-months starting from the date the Community Development Inspector 2 is appointed, they will be expected to obtain a total of three (3) I.C.C. certifications. The selection of these required certifications must be reviewed and approved by the employee’s immediate supervisor. Successful completion of the IDOT Training Program within 12-months of hire may be exchanged for the I.C.C certification requirement, subject to the approval of the Village of Addison.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with any expected/unexpected overtime that may be mandatory.
  • Ability to pass a personal interview, physical and drug screen when applicable. 
  • Be able to successfully utilize Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word and Excel).
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English at the High School graduate level.
  • Possession of a valid Illinois Driver’s License Class ‘D’ free from incidence that may result in license revocation or suspension.  


Physical Skills and Abilities Required:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger or handle keyboards and paper, rolled or unrolled, and blue-prints; climb up or down a ladder, hill, stairs and uneven terrain; occasionally stoop, kneel or crouch at ground level, talk or hear on the phone or in person. The employee must be able to lift, push, pull and/or move equipment up to fifty (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The employee must be available and present for work as scheduled; be available for call-out 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and perform all functions of the job safely and efficiently at all times in compliance with all safety regulations and policies for the safety and welfare of the employee, co-workers, and the public. Must be able to attend and participate in job-related meetings, seminars, and continuous education courses. Must be able to pass psychological, physical and/or other examinations as required.

Work Environment Factors:

Ability to work under conditions that occasionally require exposure to environmental factors such as temperature and noise extremes, odors, toxic agents, wetness, electrical currents, moving parts, fumes. This exposure may cause some discomfort and presents a risk of injury. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally loud.

Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials and tasks.


The salary range for this position is $76,179 – $105,449. The Community Development Inspector 2 will receive a very competitive benefit package and work 37.5 hours per week, plus any required overtime.

Required test and screenings:

The candidate selection process consists of: a review of the candidate’s past work experience/skills and a personal interview. Successful candidates must successfully pass all required screenings and tests administered, when applicable, in order to be a candidate for this position. However, passing all required screenings/tests and completing a personal interview does not guarantee hire by the Village, as the ultimate decision to hire anyone is at the sole discretion of the Village of Addison.


Applications can be downloaded below. Applicants will be notified by letter of the test date for this position, where applicable. All completed applications must be directed to the Director of Human Resources/Risk Management, either via regular mail at 1 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois 60101 or emailed to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.Only one (1) application per person, per testing cycle is accepted. 


Equal Employment Opportunity

Please refer to the Division of Human Resources Section to review a copy of the Village’s policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.


Applicants with disabilities, who need accommodations in order to complete any portions of the application/test, should contact the Human Resources Division at 630-693-7504.

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Applications may be obtained at the Village Hall either in the Administration Department, Room 2100, or may be downloaded and submitted below.  You may attach a resume and cover letter when submitting online.

Download a Village of Addison Job Application here.

Submit your completed application and any other useful documents here:




For instructions on submitting an online application, click here.

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