Management Analyst - Village of Gurnee, IL Fire Department

  • Village of Gurnee
  • Gurnee, IL, United States
  • Jan 08, 2018
Full time City/County Management Community Relations and Public Information Fire/EMS Public Safety

Job Description

The Village of Gurnee, IL (population 31,000) Fire Department seeks candidates for the position of Management Analyst.  This is an entry level, professional position. 

Key position responsibilities include assisting the Chief with interpreting and analyzing policies and plans; developing, analyzing, and administering the Department’s budget; conducting detailed research on industry best practices and identifying and recommending areas for improvement. Duties will include assisting in the preparation, coordination, review and presentation of the Department annual operating and capital improvement budgets; monitoring accounts and financial reports; and performing analysis of departmental expenditures and revenues for potential improvements in business practices.

Additional responsibilities include oversight of special projects and grants, departmental public communications, and reporting functions. This position will oversee departmental records management processes. 

Position serves as Department liaison to internal and external organizations as appropriate; and performs other related activities in support of the Fire Chief and department operations.

Qualified candidates will at a minimum have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, or related curriculum along with 1 to 3 year’s comparable municipal government experience; equivalent internship experience is acceptable.  Strong knowledge of and understanding of municipal finance and budgeting practices is required. 

Desirable candidate qualifications include completion of or progress towards a Master’s degree (MBA or MPA); a working knowledge of local government structure and services; or previous experience in the fire service.  Knowledge of Munis software and/or Executime desirable.

Must be able to attend meetings and special functions outside normal business hours as requested or required.  Residency not required.

Anticipated hiring salary range $62,000 - $65,000 annually DOQ/E.  Employment Application, including cover letter and resume for the position of Management Analyst - Fire must be received at the Gurnee Village Hall no later than 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  Information and Application Packet available for download from Village of Gurnee website at

The Village of Gurnee is home to Gurnee Mills Mall, Six Flags Great America / Hurricane Harbor and Great Wolf Lodge (summer 2018).  As a full service community, we provide police, public works, administration / finance / information systems, engineering, building inspection, and fire service to our residents and over 23 million visitors annually.  The Village employs over 200 full time employees and an average 50 part time / seasonal employees.