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Village of Grayslake

Employment Opportunities:

Building & Code Compliance Manager (Part-Time)

The Village of Grayslake (population 20,906) is located in central Lake County, approximately forty (40) miles north of Chicago.  The Village is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time position of Building & Code Compliance Manager within the Building Department to work between 20 to 28 hours per week with a flexible schedule.

This is a technical position involving the coordination and enforcement of various construction codes and ordinances related to building construction, zoning in conjunction with building permits, and property maintenance within the Village.  The position requires a self-motivated and dependable individual who is organized and flexible, provides attention to detail, deadlines, and procedures, has strong customer service skills, and has the ability to handle and prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously.

While working closely with the Management Services team, the successful applicant will be responsible for managing and coordinating the Village’s contract for building plan review, inspection services, and property maintenance code enforcement.  Other responsibilities include monitoring the building permit process; answering resident and permit applicant’s questions related to permit process and code interpretation; and, if assigned, acting as the Village’s code official per the codes adopted by the Village.

The total compensation for this position is +/- $35,000 DOQ.  This is a non-benefit position.  An applicant must be proficient in the use of technology and Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel) with strong writing and grammar skills.  Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and significant experience in building inspection, plan review or construction management, or any equivalent combination of training and experience is required.

Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter explaining interest in position, completed employment application, and resume to: Jennifer Hess, Deputy Village Clerk, . The cover letter, employment application, and resume may also be mailed to the Village of Grayslake, Attn: Jennifer Hess, 10 South Seymour Avenue, Grayslake, IL 60030.  Application deadline is June 17, 2016.  Position will remain open until filled.  The Village of Grayslake is an equal opportunity employer.



Deputy Director, Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum

The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum is a state of the art history museum operated in partnership between the Village of Grayslake and the Grayslake Historical Society.  The museum campus includes an 11,000 square foot facility housing three galleries, archives, a community room, dedicated classroom space, a museum store, and collections storage.  Museum exhibitions include a national-award winning display about the general history of Grayslake, with two temporary galleries offering four to five changing shows per annum.  The museum provides numerous lectures, dramatic presentations, historic concerts, outreach programs, and tours throughout the year and regularly partners with other community organizations.

The Village of Grayslake is seeking applicants for a full-time Deputy Director position at the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum.  Under the general direction of the Heritage Center Executive Director, this position is responsible for assisting the Heritage Center Executive Director in the administration, coordination, and oversight of the daily operations of various organizational functions and programs of the Heritage Center.   The successful applicant must be available to work some evenings and weekends in addition to regular hours of operation.  The starting salary range for this position is $40,000 - $50,000 DOQ with an excellent benefit package.

The position requires a self-motivated and dependable individual who is organized and flexible, provides attention to detail, deadlines, and procedures, and has the ability to handle and prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously.  The duties of the Deputy Director primarily include: assisting the Executive Director with day-to-day operations of the Heritage Center, supervising the daily activities of volunteers/interns, supporting the design, creation, and management of exhibitions, educational programs, and museum events as instructed by the Executive Director, assisting in fundraising efforts for the Heritage Center, and interaction and coordination with various service providers, including the Grayslake Historical Society as needed.  The Deputy Director will also substitute for and represent the Heritage Center in the absence of the Executive Director.

Minimum of five-years of work experience in museum and/or cultural institutions and possession of a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) in museum studies or a directly related field, or equivalent knowledge and training are required.  Experience in planning, designing, and installing exhibitions is a plus.

Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter explaining interest in position, completed Village of Grayslake employment application, resume, and a writing sample to: Dave Oberg, Executive Director at .  The cover letter, employment application, resume, and writing sample may also be mailed to the Village of Grayslake, Attn: Dave Oberg, 10 South Seymour Avenue, Grayslake, IL 60030.  Application deadline is May 31, 2016.  Position will remain open until filled.  The Village of Grayslake is an equal opportunity employer.


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The Village of Grayslake is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Village of Grayslake accepts for employment and promotes its employees without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability for an individual, or an unfavorable discharge from a military service and bases appointments and promotions on merit, experience, and other qualifications applied fairly to all applicants and in accord with state and federal law.