Enrollment for the 2018 Tuskegee NEXT class open!

Tuskegee Next seeks to transforms the lives of at risk youth through aviation education and career path opportunities, so they can transform their communities.

Tuskegee Next seeks to provide role models and a clear path toward aviation careers through: Flight Training, Life Skills, and Educational Assistance.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 class!

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Illinois State Police Merit Board is currently processing applications for Cadet Class 127

The Illinois State Police Merit Board is currently processing applications for Cadet Class 127, tentatively scheduled for February 2018. In order to be considered for Cadet Class 127, the Merit Board must receive a completed application and required documentation by July 15, 2017. Interested candidates are encouraged to review ISP’s requirements. Online applications can be found on the ISP website.

The Illinois State Police Merit Board has set the following minimum requirements for persons applying for an Illinois State Trooper position. Trooper candidates must be at least 21 years old to apply.

1) An applicant cannot have been convicted of a felony.
2) An applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
3) An applicant must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of completing the application.
4) An applicant must be willing to accept an assignment anywhere in the State.
5) An applicant must have completed the education requirements which can be found on the ISP Merit Board’s pre-employment requirements.

“In addition and pursuant to Public Act 100-0011, any person who has been honorably discharged who served in a combat mission by proof of hostile fire pay or imminent danger pay during deployment on active duty, or has served 3 years of full active and continuous military duty and received an honorable discharge, meets the collegiate educational requirement of the Illinois Department of State Police.”

Applicants who are 20 years old may apply if they have met “Option 4” of ISP’s education requirements.

Tinley Park Hiring Parking Enforcer

The Village of Tinley part is seeking applications for the position of “Community Service Officer – Parking Enforcement.” The position pays $21.96 an hour plus benefits and offers at minimum of a 35-hour work week.

Duties of the position include: monitoring “the flow of vehicles in Village controlled parking areas, issuing citations for overtime parking, illegal parking in handicap zones, fire lanes, no parking zones, parking without displaying proper permits and failure to pay parking fees.”

The position holder will be a non-sworn employee, responsible for providing general support to the Tinley Park Police Department and service to Village residents through community policing.

Interested candidates must submit resume, cover letter and completed Village of Tinley Park Application for Employment before 5 p.m. on June 16. Applications can be found at www.tinleypark.org or in person at Village Hall.

They can be mailed to Human Resources, Village of Tinley Park, 16250 South Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL 60477 or emailed to humanresources@tinleypark.org.

The village is also seeking a community service officer for field operations.

South suburban elementary school districts are hiring for the 2017-2018 school year.

Alsip-Hazelgreen-Oak Lawn Dist. 126 in Alsip has just posted four new 1-year teaching positions for 2017-2018 school year, including an early childhood special education, kindergarten, second-grade and music teacher, and a substitute teacher and substitute teacher’s aide. Apply online.

Oak Lawn-Hometown Dist. 123 has an opening for a building principal at Covington Elementary School. The closing date to apply is June 6, 2017. The position starts July 1, 2017. The district also has a one-year contracted position for a kindergarten teacher at Kolmar Elementary School, and a kindergarten teacher at Sward Elementary School. Closing dates to apply are June 9 and June 5, respectively. Visit the D123 website for more information and to apply online.

Ridgeland Dist. 122 in Oak Lawn is seeking a district superintendent to oversee its four PreK-5 elementary schools and middle school. The district offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits package to be negotiated upon hiring, based on experience. The closing date to apply is Aug. 1, 2017. D122 has also posted nine open teaching positions, including elementary classroom, special education, resource, ESL, early childhood and preschool positions. The middle school is in need of a foreign language teacher. Deadlines are looming for some positions. Start the application process on the D122 website.

Palos Dist. 128 has an opening for a physical education and middle school math teacher for the 2017-2018 school year. Read more about the requirements. Start an application.

North Palos Dist. 117 has just posted openings for a third grade teacher at Glen Oaks, and two pre-K teachers at Dorn. The application deadline is June 6. Start an application.

Palos Community Consolidated Dist. 118 has recently posted opens for a fourth grade teacher at Palos East and a fifth grade teacher at Palos West . Palos South Middle School also has openings for a language arts teacher, and eighth grade math and science teacher. Learn more about the positions and start an application online. All positions will remain open until filled.

Cook County School Dist. 130 serving students in Alsip, Blue Island, Crestwood and Robbins has recently posted openings for an “anticipated district wide principal,” temporary summer help (June 5 through Aug. 10), learning support coach, part-time parent education, classroom teachers, music teacher, reading recovery/bilingual teacher and more. All positions will remain open until filled. Learn more about the openings and start an employment application.

Midlothian School Dist. 143 is looking for special education/resource/inclusion and special education instruction teachers. Learn more about the positions and start an application online.

Forest Ridge Dist. 142 in Oak Forest currently has an opening for an elementary school computer teacher and a full-time school custodian. Fill out an online application.

Arbor Park Dist. 145 in Oak Forest is looking for an elementary grade 1, 2, 3 primary teacher, a custodian and substitute custodian. Learn more about the positions and apply online.

Community Consolidated School Dist. 146, serving Orland Park, Tinley Park and Oak Forest, has an immediate need for a summer school coordinator and pre-K early learning summer school teacher. The district also has three open teaching positions for a music teacher, K-5 teacher, and part-time reading specialist. The middle school is in need of language arts and math teachers. Two part-time support staff positions and technology support specialist are also needed. Visit D146 employment for more information and to apply online.

Orland School District 135 is hiring a licensed RN. Start an application.

Kirby School District 140, serving students in Tinley Park and Orland Park, has teaching positions open for in art, social studies/science, and special education, and a library specialist. Visit D140 for more information and open an online application.

Chicago Heights School Dist. 170 has just posted several openings for a social worker, summer school coordinator, student support services, substitute nurse, sheltered instructional coaches, elementary classroom teachers, middle school teachers (Spanish, language arts, math), and pre-K summer school teacher. Read more about the positions and apply online.

Park Forest-Chicago Heights School Dist. 163 is looking for an assistant principal, art and music teachers, and special education teachers. Read more about the openings and start an online application.

Flossmoor School Dist. 161 has open teaching positions for elementary and junior high summer school teachers, and year-round physical education, gifted, anticipated elementary and junior high, special education, and long-term elementary and junior substitute teachers. There are also openings for support staff, an elementary school psychologist and a summer technology intern Check out the positions and start an online application.

Alden Estate of Orland Park Job Fair

Job Fair

Wednesday, May 31, 1:00 to 4:00pm
16450 South 97th Avenue
Orland Park

Positions available for:

  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)
  • Registered Nurses (RNs)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
  • Housekeeping and Dietary Aides

For more information, please send an email to op_administrator@thealdennetwork.com or visit or Careers page.

If you are planning on attending, please register online.


FBI Diversity Recruitment Program

The FBI is conducting a diversity agent recruitment program in an effort to hire people with every perspective imaginable. FBI special agents are at the forefront of the federal agency’s mission to get ahead of threats and work at the highest levels of investigations. The FBI offers numerous specialized career paths, including STEM, finance and accounting, intelligence analysts, surveillance and foreign languages, legal, administration and more. The Chicago DAR is hosting an information session on July 12 for interested candidates. Visit FBI jobs to learn more and apply to be of the session. Select “Talent Networks” and click on Chicago DAR Talent Network.

Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program

South Suburban College will be offering a Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program this summer at their Oak Forest Campus. Orientation and Assessment Testing will be June 20-22 at the Oak Forest Center, with the program set to begin on July 17, 2017.

The Highway Construction Careers Training Program has been implemented to increase the number of minorities, women, and disadvantaged individuals working on IDOT highway construction projects. The training consists of an intensive 12-week program to learn the skills necessary for acceptance into the highway construction trades and gives the opportunity for a career with high wage potential.

Career Opportunities Include: Cement Mason, Electrician, Pipefitter, Carpenter, Laborer, Equipment Operator

Requirements: Valid driver’s license, 18 years or older, High School diploma/GED, Interest working in the Construction Trades

Construction will always be needed for new buildings, roads, bridges, and other structures. Some of the more skilled construction careers such as engineer require higher education while others such as cement masonry can be learned as an on-the-job apprentice.

All candidates MUST have a valid driver’s license with them to attend orientation. For more information or to download a copy of the study guide for the assessment test, please visit our website at http://www.ssc.edu/hcctp, or call (708) 708-225-6004, or email hcctp@ssc.edu. Para Información En Español Llame: (708) 210-5740. All orientation and assessment testing will be held at the Oak Forest Center. The Oak Forest Center is located at 16333 South Kilbourn Avenue, Oak Forest, Illinois 60452.

The Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois Community College Board, and the participating community colleges do not guarantee employment upon trainees’ graduation from the Highway Construction Careers Training Program.