About Us

The Village of Downers Grove, IL, population 48,867, is located 22 miles west of Chicago. Convenient access to Chicago via rail and several major expressways makes Downers Grove a prime location to live, work, and do business. Several major corporations have business operations in Downers Grove, including Advocate Health Care, Dover Corporation, Pepperidge Farm, DeVry, Inc. and Sanford, maker of Sharpie and Paper Mate. Highly ranked schools were a top factor in Downers Grove being named one of the Top 10 Livable Cities for kids by Livability.com. Downers Grove has also been recognized by Forbes, as one of America’s Friendliest Towns.


We encourage you to review our job openings and apply for the position that best fits your qualifications and experience. The Village of Downers Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you require reasonable accommodations during our hiring process, please follow the directions on the Village's ADA page.

Job Openings

Plan Reviewer - Project Manager  

Community Development
Status: Accepting Applications

Maintenance Worker I  

Public Works
Status: Accepting Applications

Crossing Guard  

Status: Accepting Applications