Human Resources

Employment Opportunities

Applications for employment opportunities are accepted online.  Please click the box below to view all open positions and apply as directed.  Thank you for exploring career opportunities with the City of Evanston.  Please check your email often for application updates or invitations to interview.  Be sure to check your spam or junk folders too!
 

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Police Officer Application

Base Salary Range: $59,822-$87,093         

Posting Period: July 18, 2015 12:00AM - August 17, 2015 4:00PM

The City of Evanston will begin accepting applications for the entry-level Police Officer position from July 18, 2015, at 12:00AM until August 17, 2015, at 4:00PM.  Interested candidates must visit http://applytoserve.com to submit their application and required documentation online.  There is a $40 application fee.  No applications will be accepted before July 18, 2015, 12:00AM, or after August 17, 2015, 4:00PM.  Failure to submit all required documentation by the deadline will disqualify your application.  Please make sure that your contact information and email address provided are accurate.

Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be notified via email of their eligibility by August 24, 2015, and must be prepared to attend the following at Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL:

POWER Test: Sunday, August 30, 2015 (required)

Session #1 8:00AM-9:30AM, Session #2 10:00AM-11:30AM, Session #3 1:00PM-2:30PM

Tutorial Sessions: Sunday, August 30, 2015 (optional)

Session #1 10:00AM-12:00PM, Session #2 1:00PM-3:00PM

Written Examination: Sunday, September 13, 2015, 9:00AM-12:30PM (required)

Minimum Qualifications include:

• Valid driver’s license.
• Must be between 21 and 35 years of age as of September 12, 2015, unless exempt by state statute.
• High school diploma or GED and completion of 60 hours of college credit.

Preferred Qualifications include:

• Resident of Evanston, Illinois at the time of application.
• One year of active duty in and honorable discharge from the US Armed Forces.
• Current employment as a full-time sworn law enforcement officer.

Other required steps include an oral interview, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, medical screening, background investigation, and final certification by the Civil Service Commission.

Please visit http://applytoserve.com for more details and information.  You can also call us at the number below.

Human Resources

Human Resources is the central coordinating point for the filling of all full-time, permanent part-time, temporary, and seasonal positions.  Human Resources also provides assistance and guidance to the operating departments and employees in all areas of employment including:

  • recruitment
  • selection
  • position classification
  • salary administration
  • promotion
  • performance evaluation
  • training
  • benefit administration
  • discipline
  • on-the-job injuries and disability
  • labor relations
  • safety

Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position.  Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check. 

Contact Information:

Human Resources Division
2100 Ridge Avenue, Room 1700
Evanston IL 60201
847-448-8204 (office)
847-448-8109 (fax)
humanresources@cityofevanston.org

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5PM

Salary & Benefits

View City of Evanston salary & benefits here.

2013 Firefighter/Paramedic Recruitment

We are not currently accepting applications for Firefighter/Paramedic.  The 2013 application deadline was July 22 and the written exam was held on August 24, 2013.

Final Eligibility List (.pdf) - posted December 23, 2013

Please come back in September for information regarding the 2015 Firefighter/Paramedic application!

The City of Evanston ensures equal opportunity and fair access to City employment, recreational and educational programs, and services and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, order of protection status, marital status, familial status, disability, arrest record, military status, sexual orientation, and unfavorable military discharge.  If you believe you have been discriminated against by the City regarding employment, recreational or educational programs, or services, please contact the Human Resources Division at 847-448-8204 to file a complaint.