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Village of Lincolnwood, Staff Engineer

Village of Lincolnwood

Public Works Department

Employment Opportunity

Staff Engineer

(One Opening Available)

Equal Opportunity Employer


The Village of Lincolnwood, Illinois (13,463 – 2020 census) is a diverse home-rule municipality directly north of the City of Chicago consisting of 2.7 square miles, with a unique blend of residential, commercial, and manufacturing areas. The Village is seeking an individual to serve as the Staff Engineer. Work involves customer service, engineering, construction, and computer skills to organize and direct construction activities, assisting internal and external customers, and reviewing/preparing engineering plans and contracts. The Staff Engineer assists the Director of Public Works in the development and completion of capital improvement projects and maintain compliance with County, State, and Federal regulations. The Staff Engineer is responsible for management of projects to ensure that work is completed safely, effectively and efficiently, and in accordance with standard practices and procedures. Work includes contact with the public and responding to complaints and requests. This position will report to the Director of Public Works.

The candidate’s education shall include a Bachelor’s Degree in civil engineering or closely related field.   A Professional Engineer’s license and municipal engineering knowledge are preferred but not required. The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics and abilities: attention to detail and accuracy, interpersonal skills, personal integrity, project management, respect, and a passion for public service. A driver’s license is required.

The salary range for this position is $83,853 – $113,202. This position is classified as a full-time, exempt position. Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Pension, ICMA-RC retirement plans, paid sick, vacation, and holiday time, Flex 125 plan, and more.

To be considered for this position, complete a Village application for employment at Applications will be received until the position is filled.


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