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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 fiscally responsible, forward-thinking managers who make St. Charles the best it can be. We want you to join our team!

First time using our new NeoGov job application system? Start by creating an account and selecting a user name and password. Please make sure to furnish all requested information on the application. The City of St. Charles only accepts applications and resumes for current open positions.

To apply for open jobs at the City of St. Charles:

  • Click on the highlighted position title below. You will be re-directed to our job application system through
  • Create an account or if you already have an account with, sign in with your username and password.
  • 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

Are you an outgoing, friendly, reliable, and experienced administrative professional? Is public service something that interests you? If so, we have a wonderful opportunity for you! This position greets, welcomes, and directs visitors; notifies City personnel of visitors’ arrival; and answers the City’s main telephone line to provide information or direct calls accordingly. Duties include opening and closing the atrium lobby, and assisting with administrative functions for the City Administrator/Mayor’s office and other City departments as needed.

The City of St. Charles offers a challenging and supportive work environment that fosters excellence, accountability, learning and professional development. The duties of the Lead Certified Water Operator include leading and coordinating the work required to operate, test, maintain, repair, construct and replace components of the water supply, pumping, storage and distribution systems, including proper restoration of streets, alleys and right-of-ways.  The Lead Certified Operator is responsible for successful completion of work assignments through the oversight of crews, inspecting work, and coordination of daily work schedules of both City staff and contractors, as well as, ensuring that work and safety rules are followed including Public Works Department safety practices and OSHA, IDOL, and IEPA regulations. This position uses a wide variety of manual and powered equipment, including but not limited to, backhoe, end loader, bobcat, power saws, compressors, tampers, jackhammers, excavator, pumps, power tools, hydro stop, tapping machine, etc.  In addition, the Lead Certified Water Operator collects samples and performs tests for water quality analysis and operates, inspects, maintains and repairs the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. This position will respond to emergency situations and support other city departments/divisions in the abatement of emergency situations.  This position may work scheduled overtime and be asked to become Acting Division Manager when the need arises.

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.

If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 630-377-4446 or

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updated Jan 23, 2020

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