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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!

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Open Jobs

Do you enjoy working outdoors and with children? We are looking for several dependable individuals (21 and older) to safeguard the children of our community. The Crossing Guard program is a vital part of providing safe travel to and from school for many students.  Currently seeking two regularly scheduled and one substitute Crossing Guard.  Substitutes cover whenever regularly scheduled guards are unable to cover their shift.  Crossing Guards will also assist with traffic control for special events for the City. 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.  Shifts are approximately 1 hour in the morning, and 1 hour in the afternoon.  The morning crossing is generally from 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. and afternoon crossing are 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.  
This position applies superior customer service skills and professional building and code enforcement knowledge to manage permitting and inspections for the improvement of buildings and properties in the community to assure public health, welfare, and safety. 
This position is responsible for the processing of invoices, purchase orders, and contracts/bids for all City purchases, and for various clerical and accounting duties as assigned by the Accounts Payable Coordinator/Payroll Specialist. 
The City of St. Charles offers a challenging and supportive work environment that fosters excellence, accountability, learning and professional development. This position is responsible for performing a variety of manual, semi-skilled, and skilled tasks in the construction, maintenance, and repair of City owned property and its services.

The City of St. Charles offers a challenging and supportive work environment that fosters excellence, accountability, learning and professional development.  The City is seeking full-time college students for summer work in laborer positions in several of our public works divisions.  

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.

St. Charles is a progressive community located in the scenic Fox Valley about 30 miles west of Chicago.  Our award-winning downtown, historic neighborhoods, new growth, and diversity of land uses, offer a variety of interesting engineering and environmental opportunities. 

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 Jan 23, 2020

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