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Application Materials

The City of Joliet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Three (3) forms comprise the application for employment
with the City of Joliet. Each form is in PDF format. Please download, complete, and submit each one before the closing date specified on the job description via email to employment@jolietcity.org

Applications are also available in the Human Resources Division, 150 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60432.

Application For Employment[PDF]

Self Identification Form

Background Authorization Form

 

Current Openings

Accountant

JOB POSTING #: 50-18
TITLE: Accountant (Position Code #1430)
SALARY: $70,000- $98,000

GENERAL PURPOSE

This position assists in the administration of the financial activities of the City, including various Federal and State requirements, grant documents, and related work as required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Assists Assistant Director of Finance in the supervision, training and reviewing of the Accounting staff;

Prepares Journal Entries;

Reconciles cash, investments, and fixed assets;

Reconciles subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger;

Compiles and prepares data for monthly reports;

Performs all necessary accounting functions for grants to support grant management functions, such as: drawdown requests, record retention and filing requirements;

Assists in the preparation of budgets, reports, presentations and other financial analyses;

Prepares year-end account confirmations and assists auditors in their review;

Reviews voucher requests from other divisions to ensure proper accounting of City payments;

Responsible for learning payroll procedures and acting as a backup as needed;

Periodically assists Customer Service Division;

Prepares and presents other information and reports, as needed;

Performs other related duties as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field; CPA and/or MBA preferred;

Minimum 3-5 years accounting experience, preferably with a public entity;

Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and ability.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems with particular reference to municipal accounting;

Good knowledge of the laws and regulations governing municipal financial administration and grants accounting;

Good computer and software skills related to automated financial management systems, spreadsheets, database, and word processing software;

Ability to analyze and evaluate accounting data and to develop pertinent financial data in the preparation of reports and statements;

Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing;

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with other department heads and government officials.

Tyler Munis and ADP experience preferred but not required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Valid State of Illinois Class D driver’s license;

A full job description is available in Human Resources upon request.

 

 

THE CITY OF JOLIET IS AN EQUAL

OPPORTUNITY/REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION EMPLOYER

 

Accountant Job Description

 

 

Building Safety Inspector

JOB POSTING #:  18-18
TITLE: BUILDING SAFETY INSPECTOR (Position Code #2420)
SALARY: $54,906 - $99,446

GENERAL PURPOSE

 Performs a variety of routine and complex technical work in building inspection to insure that the IBC and other related codes and standards are met.  Inspectors hired to specialize in a particular trade are required to meet specialized requirements as listed later within this job description


DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  1. Graduation from a standard high school or GED equivalent,
  2. Must have at least three (3) years of work experience in the design, construction, or inspection of buildings under construction.
  3. A college degree or appropriate coursework in related areas may substitute for up to two (2) years of work experience;
  4. College coursework in building code administration, construction technology, architectural drawing, building design, or fire prevention is desired.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

A valid state driver's license. 

Must be ICC Certified as a Building Inspector or obtain such certification within one (1) year of hire.

Must reside within the City of Joliet and/or reside within the City of Joliet within eighteen (18) months from the date of hire if the date of hire is after February 16, 2016.

 

A full job description is available in Human Resources upon request.

 

  THE CITY OF JOLIET IS AN EQUAL

OPPORTUNITY/REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION EMPLOYER

Building Safety Inspector Job Description 

 

SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD 

The City of Joliet is accepting applications for part-time school Crossing Guards. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and reliable means of transportation. Successful candidates must be able to work with school children, and have NO Criminal History. Salary is $32.00 to $44.00 per day/NO BENEFITS. Applications are currently being accepted.

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Fax: 815-724-4039

employment@jolietcity.org

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