Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Oak Park Township. Oak Park is a great place to live, work and play. We often post new opportunities, so please check back often.

Oak Park Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We offer numerous benefits including:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Emphasis on work-life balance
  • Dedication to providing quality services to residents
  • Opportunities for advancement and professional development

When a particular position is open at Oak Park Township we will post it here, and will place an announcement in the local press. If you are interested in a particular position, please submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to the staff listed in the announcement via email.

Oak Park Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Current Employment Openings: 

Senior Services Director
The Senior Services Director supervises staff, interns, activities, and operations of Senior Services for Oak Park and River Forest Townships. Builds and maintains collaborative agreements and ventures to forward the mission of Senior Services. Performs administrative and budgetary supervision for Senior Services Department. Develops, plans, implements and monitors programs that serve the senior population. Works with the Senior Services Committee in developing, reviewing and implementing departmental mission, goals and objectives.

For a complete job description of the Senior Services Director position, please click here.  Resumes may be sent to AHill@oakparktownship.org.

Part-Time Bus Driver
Oak Park Township Senior Services is seeking to fill the position of Part-Time Bus Driver.  The bus driver is responsible for driving OPTSS passengers to locations; assisting passengers as necessary to embark and disembark from bus pursuant to established procedures; maintaining the assigned bus in a clean condition; checking the assigned bus for compliance with established safety and maintenance standards.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Pick up and deliver passengers according to established procedures
  • Maintains complete and accurate daily log sheets
  • Inspects assigned bus each day
  • Maintains general running conditions and daily clean up of assigned bus

Minimum Qualification: High School Diploma or equivalent.
License: Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Class B or C Passenger endorsement
Knowledge of: Streets in Oak Park and River Forest

Skill in:

  • Time management
  • Verbal communication

 Physical Abilities:

  • Sit, drive, hear and speak for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.

Interested candidates should contact Charles Barnes at (708) 383-4806 or email cbarnes@oakparktownship.org by March 17, 2017.



For information on Oak Park Township, visit our Web site at http://www.oakparktownship.org

Oak Park Township is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.




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