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.

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.

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

As of this time, the following positions are open at Palatine Township.

 

Office Assistant Administration Department

This full time (35 hour per week) position offers benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance,  IMRF pension system and the opportunity to participate in 457(b) plan. Work schedule is Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. The ideal candidate will enjoy helping the public as well as maintaining an efficient office environment.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include: 

  • Greeting visitors and assisting or directing to appropriate staff
  • General office support including telephone, general correspondence, travel and conference registration, assisting in scheduling food pantry appointments
  • Front counter duties include notarizing documents, processing applications for agency services, FOIA requests, Voter Registration, absentee ballot applications and the sale of yard waste stickers
  • Prepares draft annual holiday and meeting schedule
  • Assists donors with Outreach Program selections/drop-offs, maintains master list of donor/recipients, Check Register of donations and preparation of Thank You letters as directed
  • Annual Town Meeting: requests Registered Voter List from Cook County
  • Requests and maintain Street Index List from Cook County for office use
  • Prepares and submits statistics for monthly Administration Board Report and submits
  • Submit reports for triannual Township Newsletter as directed
  • Maintains Gift Card log at direction of Administrator
  • Township Cemeteries: coordinates all facets of burials for Township cemeteries and maintains cemetery records and files, updating appropriate websites
  • Website: posts required items to website at direction of Administrator
  • Data entry and maintenance of assigned databases and categories
  • Supports Administrator with grass/weed control complaints and communications

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
  • Multilingual, Spanish preferred

Required education:

 High School diploma or G.E.D

Please email your resume to HR@palatinetownship-il.gov or you may submit to: Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, Attn: HR Department. 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 HR@palatinetownship-il.gov or you may submit to: Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, Attn: HR Department. 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 HR@palatinetownship-il.gov or you may submit to: Palatine Township, 721 S. Quentin Road, Palatine, IL 60067, Attn: HR Department. 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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