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Village of Hoffman Estates, IT Specialist

The Village of Hoffman Estates is looking for energetic, customer service-oriented candidates who have a passion for technology, exceptional communication skills and enjoy working in a team-oriented environment.

As part of the team you will:

  • Take an active involvement with end user services including helpdesk and technical support services 
  • Support the development, monitoring, maintenance and support of all I.T. systems including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, peripherals, phone system and mobile devices 
  • Be able to prioritize and troubleshoot software and hardware issues
  • Be able to present and explain concepts clearly and effectively
  • Have experience managing Active Directory, AZURE, O365, SQL, backup/recovery, SAN/NAS and network devices 
  • Have experience with network switches and routers, wireless access points/controllers, firewalls, VPN, VoIP and networking protocols 
  • Have experience with different operating systems including Windows Server, Windows Desktop, Apple OSX and mobile IOS and Android
  • Have a working knowledge of Single Mode and Multimode fiber cable and connection standards
  • Have a working knowledge of IPv4, IPv6 and 802.11x protocols
  • Have a high aptitude and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Work well under pressure and be able to multitask various projects


Salary DOQ
2024 Hourly Range of $36.3848/hr –  $52.6997/hr  ($75,680 – $109,615 annually)

The Village of Hoffman Estates has a competitive benefit package which includes: health, dental, vision, and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, a retirement pension plan through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and more.


40 hours per week, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with on-call rotation


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Six months + related exp. in Hardware/Software support, Microsoft Windows
  • A+ Certification or Network + Certification
  • Valid Class D Illinois Driver’s License

The Information Technology Department is an internal service department that supports over 400 computer users Village-wide, with a focus on technology planning and maintenance for Village operations.    The Information Technology Department is divided into two divisions:

  • Technical and Network Support: responsible for network communications, hardware and software, training and support.
  • Business Applications: fund accounting, human resources, benefits and payroll, licensing, utility billing, community development, and revenue applications.

The Village’s computer network is spread out across each municipal building with a combination of fiber optics and FCC Licensed microwave wireless.

All positions require a pre-employment Village-paid background investigation and drug screen upon job offer.


Submit a resume and a completed employment application through the Village Career Portal

Village of Hoffman Estates website

Applications will be reviewed as they are received – Apply TODAY!!

The Village of Hoffman Estates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable
Federal, State and local laws regarding employment.


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