Oak Park Postmaster Ben Cozzone is headed to River Grove after serving as clerk, carrier and in other positions in the village for more than 20 years.
"I just need a change," Cozzone said.
He added that his move wasn't performance-based. The Oak Park office is "in much better shape than when I got in here."
Replacing Cozzone next week is Juanita Elliot, who will run the office as the "officer in charge." Cozzone held that post before being officially promoted to postmaster. He said Elliot could be made postmaster, but that the formalities of posting the job needed to take place before anyone would be selected.