Employment Opportunities

Mission Statement: Palatine Township supports citizens within the Township with services authorized by Illinois law including assistance to those in need, support for accurate property assessments, senior services including transportation, and maintenance for roadways in the unincorporated areas. We provide programs and services in a timely, efficient and courteous manner always mindful that the taxpayers of Palatine Township are paying for the services.

As of this time, the following position is open at Palatine Township.

Full-Time Office Assistant – General Assistance Office

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate professional individual to join our team. This professional will work closely with bi-lingual clients.

Palatine Township is local government that is closest to the people and provides social services to eight area municipalities. We help low-income residents, seniors and people with disabilities live successfully within the community.

This full time (35 hour per week) position will provide administrative support to the General Assistance Office in Palatine Township. The ideal candidate will enjoy helping the public as well as maintaining an efficient office environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • General Office Support including telephone support
  • Greet clients and schedule appointments for GA Caseworker or Food Pantry
  • Client intake and prescreening including obtaining necessary client documentation
  • Data entry and maintenance of GA supported programs and databases
  • Establishes and maintains permanent files
  • Research and prepare links to job openings, workshops resources and job fairs
  • Position serves as a backup to the Food Pantry Coordinator when necessary

Essential Job Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and business communication required
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers, and software including Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail and the Internet is required
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs

Full time (35 hour per week) position includes benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance. Work schedule includes Monday evenings until 7 pm, unless a scheduled holiday when the Township is closed. (Work schedule: Mondays 11:30 am to 7:00 pm, Tuesday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.)

Multilingual Spanish preferred.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Please email your resume to Anna Chychula at achychula@palatinetownship-il.gov or you may submit to: Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, Attn: Anna Chychula. Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible for employment in the United States. Palatine Township does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap; complies with the provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.

Full-Time Bus Driver

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate professional individual to join our team.

Palatine Township is local government that is closest to the people and provides social services to eight area municipalities. We transport seniors (over 60+)  and people with disabilities within the Township.

Part Time Bus Driver. Knowledge of Palatine streets a plus. This is a great opportunity to serve seniors and disabled passengers.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

This is a full time (40 hour per week) bus driver position.

Required license or certification:

– Must have a B CDL License with P endorsement.

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • CDL B License P endorsement mandatory: 1 year

Please email your resume to Anna Chychula at achychula@palatinetownship-il.gov or you may submit to: Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, Attn: Anna Chychula. Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible for employment in the United States. Palatine Township does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap; complies with the provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.

Part-Time Bus Driver

We are seeking a skilled and compassionate professional individual to join our team.

Palatine Township is local government that is closest to the people and provides social services to eight area municipalities. We transport seniors (over 60+)  and people with disabilities within the Township.

Part Time Bus Driver. Knowledge of Palatine streets a plus. This is a great opportunity to serve seniors and disabled passengers.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

– Must be flexible days and hours, 2-3 days per week, 4-8 hours per day.

Required license or certification:

– Must have a B CDL License with P endorsement.

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • CDL B License P endorsement mandatory: 1 year

Please email your resume to Anna Chychula at achychula@palatinetownship-il.gov or you may submit to: Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, Attn: Anna Chychula. Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible for employment in the United States. Palatine Township does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap; complies with the provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.

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