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The City of Park Ridge is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Urban Forester. Under the direction of the City Forester, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, responding to citizen requests, evaluating the health and determining maintenance needs for trees in the public right-of-way, overseeing permitting for private property tree removals, reviewing tree preservation plans to ensure compliance with City codes and standards, conducting regular inspections for disease, pest infestation, and other hazardous conditions, overseeing contracted bi-annual planting program, and enforcing the City code as it pertains to tree preservation.  Bachelor's degree in Forestry or related field preferred.  Applicant may substitute additional relevant experience for the required education.  Applicant must be an ISA Certified Arborist or have the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire.  Valid state driver's license required.  General work hours are Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., sometimes requiring overtime.  Starting salary is $53,357 plus benefits.  Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) eligible.  Position is available until filled.

Submit Application for Employment and resume to Kim Hodge, HR Generalist, via email at humanresources@parkridge.us or  by U.S. mail to: City of Park Ridge, Attn. Human Resources, 505 Butler Place, Park Ridge, IL 60068.






The City of Park Ridge's Community Preservation & Development Department is seeking applicants for a part-time Plans Examiner/Inspector. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting plan reviews for compliance with municipal building & zoning codes; performing inspections for structural, mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing installations in new construction and/or remodels of commercial & residential structures; responding to building-related inquiries and resolving complaints. A background in grading, engineering, surveying or stormwater management is desirable.


This position requires frequent interaction with contractors, business owners, and homeowners. Excellent customer service skills required. General knowledge of permitting, zoning, and building preferred. Minimum requirements include: 3 to 5 years of related experience, valid State Driver's License, and H.S. diploma/GED. ICC certifications preferred, but not required. Flexible work schedule: Monday - Saturday. Average work hours range from 25 to 29 hours per week. Starting hourly rate is $28.71. Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) eligible.  Position is open until filled.


Submit Application for Employment and resume to Human Resources via email at humanresources@parkridge.us or by U.S. Mail to: City of Park Ridge, Attn: Human Resources, 505 Butler Place, Park Ridge, IL 60068.







Under general supervision, performs duties associated with assuring the safety of children at designated street crossings. High school diploma or GED (desirable). Will train.


Submit Application for Employment to the Park Ridge Police Department at 200 South Vine Avenue or by email to Human Resources at humanresources@parkridge.us  






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