Berwyn Township

6600 W. 26th Street, , Berwyn, Illinois 60402
(708)788-6600 | | (708)788-0432

Positions Available

Berwyn Township 


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ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR NEEDED:

Electrical Contractor needed to work on miscellaneous interior and exterior service. 

For inquiries, please reach out to manager@berwyntownship.org

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ROOFING CONTRCTOR NEEDED: 

Roofing contractor needed for community residential project.

For inquiries, please reach out to manager@berwyntownship.org 

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CLIA-CERTIFIED LAB RFQ:

Proposals for CLIA-Certified lab to process saliva-based COVID-19 PCR samples requested. 

For inquiries, please reach out to manager@berwyntownship.org 

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TITLE: DEI Consultant

The Berwyn Township & Public Health District seeks a diversity, equity and inclusion consultant to develop and record a series of self-guided level setting trainings/learning modules focused on racial equity and tailored to the current needs of the Berwyn community. The anticipated project start date is 4th Quarter of 2022.


Please reach out to manager@berwyntownship.org 

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TITLE: BERWYN TOWNSHIP DEPUTY ASSESSOR

DEPARTMENT: TOWNSHIP ASSESSOR’S OFFICE

REPORTS TO: Township Assessor Jacqueline Pereda

JOB STATUS: Salaried. $15.00-$18.00 (depending on experience)

Full Time WORKWEEK BASIS: 37.5 Hours

SKILLS: Bilingual (Spanish)

EDUCATION:  Associate (Bachelor’s preferred)

JOB SUMMARY:

Communicate with the public to provide information, explain procedures and answer a wide variety of questions. Professional with strong Management and Leadership Skills, administrative and supervisory experience, able to communicate with diverse populations and explain complicated assessment details to the public. Able to work effectively and professionally with people in a courteous, understanding manner. Able to pass criminal background check.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Complete Deputy Assessor duties as assigned.
  • Perform data entry of real property information including clerical corrections, homeowner exemptions, senior freeze exemptions, senior exemptions, et al., ownership and address changes, and other changes as required.
  • Answer the telephone and route calls to the appropriate office or individual.
  • Perform basic data analyses, queries and spreadsheets.
  • Have a good understanding of all aspects of the Assessor’s office and the programs that it administers in order to serve as resource person to the public and other county departments.
  • Communicate in written and oral form.
  • Assist the public with completion of required forms; and other property information at the public’s request. During Appeals, must be willing to work longer and/or weekend hours.
  • Attend meetings, seminars and training sessions as designated.
  • Review deeds and other legal documents concerning property ownership within the county with accuracy.
  • Requires ability to use Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • And other duties as needed.
  • Assist other departments and other duties as needed.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to utilize computer database, word processing, spreadsheet and other programs as required.
  • Ability to quickly learn and assimilate new software and hardware technology.
  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents, legal descriptions.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations involving decimals and percentages.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work accurately with great attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to project a professional and cooperative manner toward the general public and co-workers.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle interruptions while working with complex and/or time-sensitive projects.

Competitive benefits package includes medical, dental and life insurance, vacation and sick time, and retirement plan available after initial probationary period. 

Please send resume and cover letter to Operations Manager at manager@berwyntownship.org 

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TITLE: General & Emergency Assistance Ad Hoc Advisory Committee

The task for this committee is to review General Assistance and Emergency Assistance programs currently in place at the Berwyn Township, review practices at other townships across Illinois, and make best-practice recommendations for equitable assistance that is meaningful to Berwyn residents within the law. Committee members are appointed by the Township Supervisor. Township Supervisor serves as Committee Chair. Expected duration: 6 months to 1 year. Committee will dissolve upon completion of review and recommendations. MUST BE A BERWYN RESIDENT. 

Please send inquiries to manager@berwyntownship.org

DEPARTMENT: General Assistance

REPORTS TO: BERWYN TOWNSHIP

Positions Available: Secretary / Member (5)

Role of Secretary: The Secretary is responsible for the documentation and communication of the activities of the committee. The secretary is the primary administration officer of the committee and provides the links between the committee, members and outside agencies. The Secretary should be a good communicator, maintain confidentiality on relevant matters and have the ability to delegate tasks and supervise others. Amongst the Secretary’s tasks are to work with the Chair to prepare the agenda, control and distribute minutes, receive and disseminate correspondence to and from the committee etc.

Desirable Attributes: 

   • be organized
   • have computer skills
   • be able to keep confidential matters confidential.
Specific duties include but are not limited to:
   • Vote on Committee actions and recommendations
   • Maintain records of the committee and ensure effective management records
   • Manage minutes of committee meetings, including ensuring the minutes Secretary does so, and ensuring minutes are distributed to members shortly after each meeting
   • Development of the agenda in consultation with other committee members and distribution prior to the meeting
   • Is sufficiently familiar with documents to note applicability during meetings
   • Is responsible for ensuring that accurate and sufficient documentation exists to meet legal requirements
   • Ensure that the records of the committee are maintained as required by law and made available when required by authorized persons. These records may include founding documents, lists of committee members, committee meeting minutes, financial reports, and other official records
   • Manage the general correspondence of the committee except for such correspondence assigned to others
   • Help and lead the committee in providing systematic communication from the committee to relevant stakeholders

Role of the Committee Member: Committee members are responsible for attending meetings, working 5 to 10 hours per month outside of committee meetings, preparing for meetings ready to share research findings. All members vote on committee actions and recommendations.

Desirable Attributes:

   • Pre-existing passion for the cause
   • Eagerness to participate at every meeting
   • Excited to serve on committees
   • Strong desire for stewardship to others
   • Supportive, but willing to express their own opinion
   • Strives to learn as much as possible
   • Positive mindset
   • Able to employ impartiality

Why serve on a committee?

 Give residents a chance to participate - Provide new ideas and partnerships - Assist in planning and carrying out work of the organization - Introduce residents to positions of more responsibility - Build leadership


Berwyn Board of Health

The Berwyn Public Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


708 Mental Health Board

The Berwyn Township 708 Community Mental Health Board promotes a community based system of quality services relating to mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse. These services should be comprehensive in nature and equitably available to all residents of the Township of Berwyn.

REQUIREMENTS:

4 year terms, with all terms expiring 12/31/2025
Board members must reside within the Berwyn Township during their term.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Board members review and evaluate LOI's submitted by agencies seeking funding that meets the needs of Berwyn residents.
Attend and conduct site visits with agencies requesting funding
Ensure funding granted meets the requirements of 708 Funding
Attend monthly 708 board member meetings
Interested Residents may submit a letter of intent to Berwyn Township Supervisor, supervisordavidavila@berwyntownship.org