Employment Opportunities

Communications Specialist

The City of Crest Hill (population 20,837) a progressive, growing community in the north central region of Will County, seeks a dynamic professional to become the City’s full-time Communications Specialist. The Communications Specialist shall serve as a liaison for the City to the public on a variety of topics. Performs research, write and edit press releases, social media management, design, photo editing, website maintenance, and communications tasks necessary to develop and administer the City’s community relations and public information. The Communications Specialist will create consistent, meaningful content on all social media platforms and coordinate all responses to resolve any resident or business complaints or criticisms posted on social media or received by any other means. This position is responsible for the management of the City of Crest Hill’s brand, develop, implement, and maintain an effective public information program and coordinate public relations activities for City Council, City Administrator, and City departments and reports to the City Administrator. The City has 64 full-time employees and approximately 36 part-time employees which includes a police department, three collective bargaining agreements and a Civil Service Commission.
Starting Salary $55,000-$70,000 +/- DOQ

Qualifications/Desired Minimum Qualifications
• 2+ years’ experience in digital marketing and social media management.
• Strong familiarity with business applications of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter (X), YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.).
• Strong familiarity with web site management.
Education & Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in marketing, communication, or related field.
• Municipal, administrative assistant experience preferred.
• Valid Driver’s license.
Persons interested in this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to HR@cityofcresthill.com. Position open until filled. Application review will begin November 20, 2023. For the full job description, please visit www.cityofcresthill.com. 

 City Planner

The City of Crest Hill (population 20,837) a progressive, growing community in the north central region of Will County, seeks a dynamic professional to become the City’s full-time City Planner. This position is responsible for the management of the City of Crest Hill’s planning function and reports to the City Administrator. The City has 64 full-time employees and approximately 36 part-time employees which includes a police department, three collective bargaining agreements and a Civil Service Commission.

Starting Salary $65,000-$85,000 +/- DOQ

Qualifications

• Two to five years relevant urban planning experience, preferably at a municipality or similar organization.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Planning, or closely related field preferred. Master’s degree in Urban or Regional Planning strongly preferred.
• American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), or Certified Urban Designer (CUD) preferred. 
• Valid Driver’s license.

Persons interested in this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to HR@cityofcresthill.com. Position open until filled. Application review will begin September 30, 2023. For the full job description, please visit www.cityofcresthill.com. 

Information Technology Manager

The City of Crest Hill (population 20,837) a progressive, growing community in the north central region of Will County, seeks a dynamic professional to become the City’s full-time Information Technology Manager. This position is responsible for the management of the City of Crest Hill’s information technology functions and reports to the City Administrator. The City has 64 full-time employees and approximately 36 part-time employees which includes a police department, three collective bargaining agreements and a Civil Service Commission.

Starting Salary $80,000-$100,000 +/- DOQ

Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in computer science, public administration, business, or other related field.
-Seven years of progressively responsible experience in information technology including three years in a management position.
-Significant record of accomplishment in improvement of service delivery and teamwork in a municipal environment preferred.
-Any combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Persons interested in this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to HR@cityofcresthill.com. Position open until filled. Application review will begin September 30, 2023. For the full job description, please visit www.cityofcresthill.com. 

 Human Resource Manager

Starting Salary $80,000-$100,000 +/- DOQ

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in public administration, human resources management, or a close related field. 
• Master's degree in human resources, public/business administration, SHRM-SCP or HCPI certification, or advanced degree a plus.
• A minimum of 2-3 years of human resources experience. Municipal government experience preferred.

Persons interested in this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to HR@cityofcresthill.com. Position open until filled.  For the full job description, please click here.

The City of Crest Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.