Employment Opportunities

The Village of South Elgin is a great place to work offering full benefits, regular hours, and a respectful working environment.  Choosing a career in municipal government offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to serve the community.  The Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks talented, service-oriented people to serve our residents and businesses.   

Please review the list of open positions below.  The Village only accepts applications/resumes for specific, advertised positions.  Due to the volume of applications we may receive, only candidates selected to advance in the hiring process will be contacted.  

Police Officers are appointed by the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners.  This Board conducts testing processes to recuit Police Officers.

To apply for an open position please complete an application.  Applications may be emailed to jobs@southelgin.com or mailed to:  10 N. Water Street, South Elgin, IL  60177.

Open Positions:


LABORER (Summer) 
The Village of South Elgin is seeking a candidate for the position of Seasonal Laborer in the Parks and Recreation Department.  The candidate will perform a variety of unskilled or semi-skilled maintenance work and operate a variety of equipment and tools in a landscaping and parks capacity.

The position will work either a Tuesday through Saturday shift or a Sunday through Thursday shift.  Work assignments will include basic maintenance of the parks and buildings and grounds areas which may vary according to seasonal and emergency needs and priorities of the Department.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License.  This position does not offer benefits.  Pay will be $12/hour with 35-40 hour work weeks.

Submit applications to:  Human Resources, Village of South Elgin, 10 North Water Street, South Elgin, IL 60177 or via email to jobs@southelgin.com. Applications are available at Village Hall between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and online here

THE VILLAGE OF SOUTH ELGIN IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER