Village Clerk 

The Village of La Grange Park has an immediate vacancy to fill for Village Clerk. The successful candidate must be a La Grange Park resident.  The salary is $970.16 monthly or $11,642 annually.

Per the Village Code, the Village Clerk is an elected position, serving a four year term.  However, due to impending vacancy of this position, the Village President, with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees, is seeking to appoint a successor to serve the remainder of the current term, through May of 2021.

This position requires attendance at two (2) monthly Village Board and two (2) Committee Meetings, which generally occur in the evening.  This position requires the taking and transcribing of meeting minutes (including confidential closed session minutes) and coordination of voter registration. In addition, this position works with the Deputy Clerk in the coordination of:

  1. Processing numerous statutory notices and filings;
  2. Keeping official records of Village meetings, ordinances, resolutions, and confidential documents;
  3. Acting as the local contact for the Cook County Board of Elections and Cook County Clerk’s office.

Excellent administrative and clerical skills are required for this position.  The candidate must be adept at oral and written communications, record and file maintenance.  These attributes are necessary as the Village Clerk is expected to answer inquiries from the public, elected officials and peers.  A background in legal administration is desirable. Local government experience is a plus. The successful candidate must be able to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision, and exhibit teamwork skills and flexibility.  The candidate must be able to maintain confidential information, demonstrate public relations skills, and have knowledge of record management.

Send your completed application, cover letter, and resume to Deputy Village Clerk, Sandy Bakalich, 447 North Catherine Avenue, La Grange Park, Illinois 60526, or email:  sbakalich@lagrangepark.org.  Employment applications are available at the La Grange Park Village Hall or by clicking  here.  Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 17, 2019. The successful applicant must undergo a criminal background check.

Human Resources

Village of La Grange Park

447 N. Catherine Avenue

La Grange Park, IL  60526

Applicants with disabilities who need accommodations in order to complete any portions(s) of the application should contact the Village Office.