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PW Seasonal - Snow Plow Driver
VILLAGE OF PALATINE is seeking Seasonal Snow Plow Drivers The Village of Palatine has seasonal/temporary positions available in the Public Works Department for the winter 2016/2017 season. Preferred candidates will have prior snow plow operations experience, especially working on streets. A valid Illinois Class “B” commercial driver’s license (CDL), with air brake endorsement, is required. Ability to work on an as-needed, temporary basis required. Work is weather dependent with NO gua rantee of hours. Hourly rate: $20.00. Apply on-line at Positions opened until filled. THE VILLAGE OF PALATINE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Customer Service Rep
The Village of Palatine is seeking full-time Customer Service Representatives. One position in Public Works; one position in Human Resources. Job Functions: • Provide clerical and technical support to the core activities associated with front line customer service. • Accounts payable and receivable. • Respond to public inquiries in a courteous manner; receive and distribute forms, and documents related to department/division business; assist public in filling out forms. • Greet customers and provide assistance as needed. Handle telephone and in-person inquiries and questions respectfully and professionally, and respond to customer complaints and inquiries by telephone and/or in writing, or direct to appropriate personnel. • Provide support to department Coordinators and Administrative Staff, including occasional monthly evening meetings. • Maintain customer service area in a professional, clean and orderly manner. Keep the area stocked with all the necessary forms, informati on and supplies. • Perform general office duties, including record keeping, data entry, scanning (Laser fiche), filing, stocking supplies, scheduling appointments/inspections, and processing and distributing mail. • Receive/review/process various applications and payments. • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: • High school diploma (or equivalent) is required. Two years’ clerical and/or customer service experience is preferred. Experience with New World System software preferre d. One year accounts payable/receivable experience preferred. • Ability to input and retrieve varying types of data; ability to work independently; ability to multi-task; ability to type efficiently and accurately (at least 40 words per minute); ability to perform routine mathematical calculations. • Ability to maintain a customer service focus and inclination; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and interact with others; ability to learn and comprehend b asic technical aspects of the department/division served. • Knowledge of English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; knowledge of basic principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation; knowledge of principles and procedures of record keeping and general office operations; knowledge of specialty software, Microsoft Word and Excel. • Follow all safety rules and regulations of the Village. Position requires sitting, walking, talking, seeing, standing, hearing, lifting/ carrying frequently 10 pounds, and occasionally 25 pounds. Position also requires bending, squatting, kneeling, climbing, reaching, twisting, pushing/pulling, grasping or fine manipulation. Office setting with limited exposure to outside environments. Salary: Hourly rate: $17.65 thru $26.45, based on qualifications and skills, plus benefits. Shift: Monday-Friday, 8 to 4 or 9 to 5 with occasional altering shifts to accommodate scheduled department activities (for example, monthly ev ening meetings, or special events). Apply on line at Postings available through October 4, 2016. Please provide a cover letter or letter of interest, and a resume. If you have a departmental preference, please let us know in your cover letter. The Village of Palatine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Fire Marshal
Fire Marshal - Fire Department The Village of Palatine is seeking a professional, team oriented individual, to serve as Fire Marshal within the Palatine Fire Department. The function of this position will plan, direct, supervise, lead, coordinate, and perform inspections/enforcement/plan reviews for activities and programs of the Fire Prevention Division. Essential Job Functions: •Direct day-to-day activities of the Fire Prevention Division including inspection/code enforcement and plan rev iew functions. •Prescribe, provide, and implement professional development programs, ensuring that all staff members continually update their knowledge and skills. •Manage the process for inspection of special events, (i.e., festivals, carnivals, fireworks, etc.). •Perform and/or manage the review of plans for new building construction and alterations to existing structures with regards to compliance with adopted codes and standards. •Manage the process for addressing buildings within th e Village of Palatine. •Develop models and methods for the purpose of achieving efficiency, effectiveness, and economics within the Fire Prevention Division. •Provide technical assistance and coordinate programs with federal, state, regional, village agencies and departments. •Develop and manage the Fire Prevention Division annual budget. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in fire protection, engineering, or related field, Master’s degree preferred. Certifications in Fire Inspector I, I I, Plans Examiner, Fire Protection Specialist, or Fire Prevention Management by ICC, NFPA, OFSM or other State Government preferred. The ideal candidate will have the following attributes: considerable knowledge and skill in interpretation of IBC, IFC, and NFPA codes and standards, strong analytical skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, detail-oriented and organized. 3-5 years of experience in fire protection, engineering, or related field. Salary: $76,870 to $105,520 a nnually depending on qualifications and experience; an excellent benefits package is also offered. Hours: 40 hours per week, generally Monday through Friday. To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume using the on-line employment portal at by October 17, 2016. Interviews will be conducted the week of November 07, 2016. The Village of Palatine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Village Hall is a smoke-free ca mpus.