Employment Opportunities

The Village of Berkeley strives to provide a skilled and talented workforce.  The focus is to build an ultimate and diversified workforce.  The Village’s mission is to hire the right person for the position.  Each candidate must meet the Village’s core values of: customer service, trust, integrity, respect, and teamwork. The goal is to always provide excellent services and programs to meet the needs of the community and those working within the Village. 
Once hired, the Village strives to retain employment by engaging innovation, building talent, and promoting the best performers. The Village provides opportunities for employees to continue to learn through various training opportunities and leadership development.
Berkeley’s Benefits Package Highlights

The Village of Berkeley benefits program is a major component of the Village’s efforts to provide a supportive work environment for full-time employees. The plan includes, but is not limited to: 
  • Comprehensive salary package      
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life        
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits        
  • IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund) or Police Pension Programs       
  • Deferred Compensation Investment Plan       
  • Paid time off: Vacation and Personal Time        
  • Continuing Education: Tuition Reimbursement and Internal Training       
  • Service & Recognition Awards
Click on the link for the PDF version of the Employment Application Form. Print this out, fill in all appropriate information, and submit it to the Village Hall. Make sure to attach any additional information required or requested. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please view the panel to the right as it may have additional information requested for application submissions.

Village of Berkeley Application for Employment

Applications and all supporting documents may be submitted in person, by mail, fax, or e-mail. Please specify the job position applying for on the envelop, fax cover letter, or in the subject line of the e-mail:
  • In person or by mail, at Berkeley Village Hall, located at 5819 Electric Avenue, Berkeley, IL 60163


It is the continuing policy of the Village of Berkeley to provide equality of opportunity to all persons. No unlawful discrimination for job selection, job assignments, or promotions not related to a bona fide occupational qualification shall be exercised in any manner by any Village of Berkeley Official, agent or employee against or in favor of any applicant or employee because of religious affiliations, race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, sexual preference or disability.