Employment Opportunities


The VILLAGE OF LOMBARD, ILLINOIS, (population 43,395) located in DuPage County, is currently accepting resumes for the position of part-time Electrical Inspector.  The position reports to the Building Official of the Lombard Community Development Department.

The Electrical Inspector is responsible to inspect electrical installations and control functions and test building structure and systems during construction and to ensure safety and code compliance. The Electrical Inspector is additionally responsible for performing on-site building inspections and reviews and prepares inspection reports.

Applicants should possess at minimum a high school diploma and driver’s license. A four-year Electrical Apprenticeship or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge skills and abilities for this job is acceptable. The ability to obtain ICC certification as a Residential electrical and Building Inspector within 12 months of hire is strongly desired. Ability to successfully utilize field tablets with inspections is also desired. Willing to train Electricians without any experience as an Inspector.

Salary is commensurate with knowledge, experience and qualifications. The salary range is $27.61 to $39.82 per hour, with an anticipated starting wage of up to $30.48 per hour DOQ.  The position will be scheduled 25-29 hours a week with the overall number of hours within a calendar not to exceed 1500 annually.

Please submit resumes to the Village of Lombard, Human Resources, 255 E. Wilson Avenue, Lombard, Illinois 60148; fax (630) 620-8222; email hr@villageoflombard.org, as soon as possible.

The position will remain open until filled. 

Lombard Police Department Entry-Level Police Officer Hiring Process

The Board of Police and Fire Commissioners of the Village of Lombard, Illinois is accepting applications for the position of police officer with the Lombard Police Department.
Salary: $64,032 - $90,222 (7 years) 
Population: 43,500
Sworn Police Officers: 68
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Village of Lombard: 
  • U.S. citizenship  
  • Resident of the State of Illinois
  • No felony convictions (Note: a misdemeanor or serious traffic offense may also disqualify applicants from further consideration)
  • Valid state-issued driver's license
  • Possess 20/20 corrected vision
  • Minimum of 21 years of age by the application deadline date (April 30, 2015)
  • Be UNDER 35 years of age on the date of appointment, unless the candidate is currently employed as a police officer in a regularly constituted police department of any municipality which extends the age to 40 years of age
  • Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D. equivalent
  • Completed a minimum of 60 credit hours at an accredited college, university or junior college (official transcripts will be required at the background investigation stage) - OR -  have one year of active military or naval service (documented by an honorable discharge) - OR -  currently a certified police officer in the State of Illinois by the application deadline date (April 30, 2015)
  • Current Illinois certified police officers with a minimum of two years of service are eligible to be placed on a lateral eligibility list. Please note all lateral candidates must fulfill all other minimum testing requirements (POWER Test card and written exam)
  • Possess a valid NIPSTA card – OR - equivalent criteria as per the State standard, issued within 12 months of the written exam date (May 16, 2015)
  • POWER Test Cards issued by Triton college or Joliet Junior College will be accepted 
  • Applicants must present the POWER Test card NO LATER than the written exam date (May 16, 2015)
  • Pay a $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee

A maximum of (5) preference points will be awarded as determined by the Village of Lombard for any one the following: 

  • Education: Persons who have successfully obtained an Associate's Degree in the field of law enforcement or criminal justice - OR - a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Copy of unofficial transcripts must be submitted with application to qualify.
  • Experience: Persons who have been awarded a certificate of successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Training Course (Certified Illinois Police Officer). Copy of state-issued certification must be submitted with application to qualify.
  • Military: Persons who were engaged in the military or naval service of the United States for at least one year, and were honorably discharged, - OR -  who are now, or may hereafter be on inactive or reserve duty in such military or naval service. A copy of Form DD-214 or equivalent proof of current military service must be submitted with application to qualify.   

Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination Testing Following completion of all application materials and review of minimum qualifications, successful applicants will be invited to attend the following:

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m.)
Location: National University of Health Sciences (Student Center)
200 East Roosevelt Road
Lombard, IL 60148
To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:  http://www.applytoserve.com
The Village of Lombard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the continuing policy of the Lombard Police Department to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. Equal opportunity encompasses all aspects of employment practices to include, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, and discipline.