Employment Opportunities

Accounts Disbursement Clerk

The City of Crest Hill Civil Service Commission is accepting applications and will be testing for the position of Accounts Disbursement Clerk. The Accounts Disbursement Clerk is a civil service position that reports to the Treasurer’s Office. This position works heavily in accounting functions including payroll, accounts payable, and utility billing. This position also interacts with the City’s customers both in person and on the phone. Excellent communication skills are essential for all candidates.

Persons interested in this position can apply to the City of Crest Hill. Applications can be downloaded from the City website at www.cityofcresthill.com .

The deadline to apply for this position is 4:30 p.m. on October 21st, 2022.

Signed applications can be sent to HR@cityofcresthill.com or:

City of Crest Hill
Attn: Treasurer's Office
1610 Plainfield Road
Crest Hill, IL 60403

Candidates will need to successfully complete a computer-based skills test in additional to an in-person oral interview. Successful candidates will be placed on a list in order based on eligibility and may apply for preference points based on military status. Candidates will be contacted as positions become available. 

Starting Salary: $55,161.60

Normal hours for this position are Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. This position is represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150. For questions or assistance, please call (815)741-5100.

Police Officer

Crest Hill is seeking qualified men and women, to establish an eligibility list, for the position of POLICE OFFICER.

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Building Commissioner

About the City

The City of Crest Hill, Illinois (pop. 20,388) is located 40 miles southwest of Chicago and is bordered by Romeoville to the north and Joliet to the south and west, within close proximity to I-55, I-80 and I-355. Crest Hill is a full-service community with a $50 million total budget (including a $10.6 million General Fund), a AA bond rating, low bonded debt and healthy reserves. The City is near completion of a new municipal building, which will encompass the administrative offices, council chambers, community center, police department and a memorial garden.

About the Position

The position reports to the Community & Economic Development Director and is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Building/Code Enforcement Division. This includes review of plans to ensure compliance with applicable building codes, permit processing, property maintenance/code enforcement and inspection services.

The division includes a full-time Building Inspector, part-time Building Inspector, two (2) Administrative Assistants and contractual positions. The City currently uses the 2015 version of the International Building Code and plans to adopt the current version. Transition to a electronic permit processing and record keeping system is also planned.

Position Qualifications

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

• Working knowledge of the principles and practices of plan review, building construction, building and property maintenance.

• Ability to review, recommend and implement code updates.

• Ability to oversee the permitting process and implement process improvements to enhance customer service.

• Commitment to provide excellent customer service to residents, business community, contractors, and staff.

• At least three (3) years of related work experience; experience in a municipal organization and project management is desirable ; .

• Aptitude and desire to learn and implement modern technologies, applications, and processes.

• Bachelor’s degree in related field or possess an equivalent combination of work experience, ICC educational certifications, and training in construction practices and procedures.

Compensation and Application Process

The starting salary range is $73,000 to $93,800. DOQ. The City offers a competitive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental and life insurance and membership in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Residency is not required. The position remains open until filled. Submit cover letter and resume to Tony Budzikowski, Community & Economic Development Director to tbudzikowski@cityofcresthill.com .


The City of Crest Hill is accepting application for the position of part-time janitor. This position will perform basic janitorial duties at city administrative buildings.

Minimum Qualifications

• Previous janitorial experience preferred

• Valid driver’s license

• Minimum 18 years of age

The janitorial position is 15-20 hours per week starting at $16.00 per hour.

Persons interested in this position can apply to the City of Crest Hill. Applications can be downloaded from the City of Crest Hill’s website at www.cityofcresthill.com.

Interested candidates may present a resume, and/or a completed City of Crest Hill employment application for consideration. No phone calls please.

Signed applications can be sent to HR@cityofcresthill.com or:

City of Crest Hill

ATTN: Human Resources

1610 Plainfield Road

Crest Hill, IL 60403