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Village of Skokie, Secretary

The Village of Skokie, IL, is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Secretary in our Corporation Counsel office. Under general supervision of the Corporation Counsel, this position performs work of moderate difficulty in support of the Corporation Counsel and Assistant Corporation Counsel. Coordinates all administrative hearings, including Code enforcement citations, parking violations, red light violations, Police seizure and impoundment of vehicles, and any tickets/citations contested via mail; Prepares dockets and notifications prior to the hearings; Acts as the Clerk during the hearings; enters dispositions and coordinates follow-up scheduling after the hearings; Assists with the preparation of citations for the local Circuit Court; Prepares correspondence, responds to subpoenas and interacts with the public; Compiles data for reports, enters data into computer programs and creates reports; Performs various clerical and administrative duties including typing, filing, routine correspondence, answering telephones, maintaining records and providing information and assistance to the members of the Department and to the public.  Performs other duties, as assigned.


A High School Diploma or equivalent is required; Minimum two years of clerical experience required; Experience in a legal office setting is highly beneficial; Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; Knowledge of English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and ability to proofread is required; Demonstrated ability to prioritize objectives and effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic office setting; Must be able to work independently, without specific instruction; The ability to foster and maintain positive work-related relationships with the public and co-workers is essential; Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required; working knowledge of Access is helpful, but not required


The salary range for this position is $52,204 – $66,627.  The annualized starting salary range is $52,204 – $57,555 (DOQ). Generous benefits package includes medical, dental & life insurance; IMRF retirement pension plan; paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays in the first year; 457(b) retirement savings plan. To view the complete job description, please visit the Skokie Jobs page at and select the Secretary position.


To be considered for this position, please submit a Letter of Interest and resumé, including three professional references, by Wednesday, October 5, 2022, to: Village of Skokie Human Resources Office, 5127 Oakton St., Skokie, IL 60077, or by email to Faxes are not accepted.  EOE employer


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