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Moving St. Charles Forward—Together

Our employees are a big part of what keeps St. Charles running smoothly—and always moving forward. We’ve built an impressive team of reliable service providers, skilled first responders, and forward-thinking managers who make St. Charles the best it can be. We want you to join our team!

Learn more about working at the City of St. Charles and municipal careers on our Human Resources page and in our YouTube video.

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  • Complete each screen in the application wizard. Your application can be saved and used to apply for other job openings later, but attachments will not automatically be attached to a new application.  Please be sure to provide three professional references (references from relatives are not allowed).
  • Click on “Accept and Submit” button.

Open Jobs

This part-time and paid-for-response position works a minimum of 6 hours a month for the required attendance of twice monthly meetings and training. Additional hours available at the discretion of the EMA Coordinator or as needed depending on special events and weather. This position will assist in the mitigation and preparedness functions related to natural, environmental, man-made or other emergencies.  This position is responsible for the delivery of City services to community special events (festivals, parades, etc..) and for maintaining and activating the Emergency Operations Center.  
The Crossing Guard maintains control of children at crossing sites to ensure that children cross safely and at designated spots when school is in session.  We are currently seeking substitute guards to fill in when regularly scheduled guards are absent.  

We are looking for self-motivated individuals with a positive attitude and work ethic to fill the positions of Civil Engineering Intern and Environmental Services Intern, geared toward undergraduate or graduate students seeking to expand their professional knowledge and skills in the engineering and/or environmental services field.

The City of St. Charles offers a variety of interesting and rewarding opportunities for students to experience what it is like to work for a municipal Public Works department.  It is a supportive work environment that fosters excellence, accountability, learning and professional development. The City seeks college students for summer work in laborer positions for both the Public Services and Environmental Services divisions.  This position works 40 hours a week - no nights or weekends! 

The St. Charles Police Department strives to hire highly skilled, competent, dedicated, customer-oriented staff who pride themselves on performing their duties to the highest level of excellence. 
  • Starting pay is $98,093.32, top pay per current MAP CBA for FY 23/24 is $117,579.80; 
  • Health, dental, vision, life insurance plans, flexible spending, and health savings accounts;
  • Retirement savings options, retirement healthcare funding plan, and pension plan;
  • Current City assigned shift schedules are 4 days on/3 days off; and
  • Specialty Positions: Criminal/Juvenile Investigators, Crime Prevention Officer, School Resource Officers, Traffic Unit, Bicycle Officers, Field Training Officers, Less Lethal Instructors, Patrol Rifle Instructors, Traffic Crash Investigators, Task Force Assignments to North Central Narcotics, SWAT members, and Mobile Field Force – ILEAS.
The City of St. Charles strives to hire highly skilled, competent, dedicated, customer-oriented staff who pride themselves on performing their duties to the highest level of excellence. If you seek a rewarding opportunity in public service with a great team, you may be the candidate we are looking for!

Responsible for administering and coordinating the Development Review Process and supervising the Planning and Development Engineering workgroups within the Community Development Department. Provides oversight of all planning, zoning, development engineering, and land development functions.

Jobs With Special Application Requirements

Available Positions
Certified Eligible Police Officer (Full Time) | | application packet
Apply through Fri, 04/21/2023

Applicants must complete the online employment application on AND upload all required documents listed on the checklist on page 3 of the packet.
Application deadline is 4:00 pm Friday, April 21, 2023.

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Jobs With Allied Organizations

Telecommunicator (Full Time) | |
Apply through Sun, 12/31/2023

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Applications will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, disability, marital status or any other type of discrimination prohibited by law. All information contained in or connected with applications will be considered personal and confidential and used only in conjunction with your possible employment with the City of St. Charles.

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updated Aug 01, 2022

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