Employment Opportunities:

Management Analyst

The Village of Grayslake (population 21,248) is located in central Lake County, approximately forty (40) miles north of Chicago. The Village of Grayslake is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Management Analyst position.

The Management Analyst is a highly responsible position within the Office of the Village Manager. Under the general direction of the Village Manager and other members of the management team, but using independent judgement, this position is responsible for assisting the Village Manager in the development, administration, and coordination of various organizational functions and programs. These activities include working with Village Departments on specific projects, communicating goals and objectives to Village Departments and the general public, and assisting in the development and implementation of special projects.

The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have proven technical skills in various software applications including Microsoft Office, Excel, and Powerpoint. This position requires a high level of integrity in dealing with confidential and sensitive information. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize work responsibilities, meet deadlines, exercise good judgement, and work independently as well as part of a team in a small office environment. Excellent customer service and leadership skills as well as a willingness to take on new responsibilities is a must.

The degree requirements of this position include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science, or related field. A Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration is preferred. Two years of relevant municipal government experience or in a municipal government internship is required.  

Starting salary is $60,000 +/- with an excellent benefits package.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application immediately to jhess@villageofgrayslake.com.  This position is open until filled.

Executive Assistant

The Village of Grayslake (population 21,248) is located in central Lake County, approximately forty (40) miles north of Chicago. The Village is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Assistant with the Village’s customer service team. 

This is a highly responsible professional position that requires a self-motivated, dependable, and creative individual who possesses an ability to exercise mature judgment, maintain confidentiality, prioritize multiple responsibilities simultaneously, self-organize, and perform work independently.  An applicant should have exceptional customer service skills, strong proficiency in computers/applications, and communication skills. 

While working as a member of the Village’s Management Services team, the position involves a variety of work having a customer service focus. A significant amount of time is dedicated to Building Department functions including conveyance of building requirement information, answering building customer inquiries, data entry, and permit processing. The successful applicant will manage and/or assist with several administrative processes, interact with citizens to resolve requests or answer questions, and assist with the creation of supporting documentation for various projects as they arise. 

The starting salary for this position is $58,000 - $68,000 DOQ with an excellent benefit package.  Five to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in a professional work environment is desired.  An applicant must have strong administrative skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and type at minimum 80 words per minute.  Municipal experience and familiarity with building/construction permitting is a plus. 

Interested candidates should email a detailed cover letter explaining interest in position, completed employment application, and resume to: Jennifer Hess, Deputy Village Clerk, jhess@villageofgrayslake.com.  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. 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.