Employment

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Oak Park Township. Oak Park is a great place to live, work and play. We often post new opportunities, so please check back often.

Oak Park Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We offer numerous benefits including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Emphasis on work-life balance
  • Dedication to providing quality services to residents
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development

When a position is open at Oak Park Township we will post it here, and will place an announcement in the local press. If you are interested in a particular position, please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the staff listed in the announcement via email.

Current Employment Openings: 

Human Resource Coordinator - Part-Time

Oak Park Township is seeking a part-time Human Resource Coordinator to serve as a member of the Human Resources team to help the Township achieve its HR mission of:  1) retention and recruitment of employees, 2) training, development and education to promote individual success and increase overall value to the organization, 3) creating a safe, diverse, and healthful working environment, and 4) effective communication on personnel issues. 

The Human Resource Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Performing HR administration work including record-keeping and file maintenance
  • Coordinating and/or providing various staff trainings and initiatives
  • HRIS data entry and other HR functions as needed
  • Ensuring company-wide compliance with all rules and regulations

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, public administration, business administration or related field and two years’ experience in an HR/administrative position.  Experience with HR databases, applicant tracking systems and HRIS systems is also required.  Past employment with or knowledge of non-profit or government organizations is helpful. 

For a complete job description, please click here

Oak Park Township is a unique unit of Oak Park local government, providing human services to many more vulnerable citizens of our community: at-risk youth needing guidance to improve their chances for a successful life, senior citizens needing support to maintain their independence and financially struggling residents who need monthly assistance and job seeking help. In addition, the Township provides funding for mental health agencies and assistance with property tax inquiries and appeals. 

Interested applicants should submit a resume by email by October 23rd,  2017 to Angela Hill, ahill@oakparktownship.org.

Part-Time Information & Assistance Specialist

Oak Park Township Senior Services is seeking a part-time (25 hours per week) Information & Assistance Specialist.  Primary responsibilities of this job include:

  • Researching, collecting, and updating resources available to assist older adults and adults with disabilities
  • Providing information to older adults, adults with disabilities, and their family members about community programs and services available to enhance their quality of life
  • Assessing consumer needs and linking them to the appropriate resources
  • Educating the public regarding the various services available to older adults and adults with disabilities

For a full job description of this position, please click here.  Please email cover letter and resume by Friday, October 13th, to Christopher Fox at cfox@oakparktownship.org.  No phone calls please.

 

For information on Oak Park Township, visit our Web site at http://www.oakparktownship.org

Oak Park Township is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

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Contact

General Information:
708.383.8005

Youth Services:
708.445.2727

Senior Services:
708.383.8060

Fax:
708.383.8062

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