Human Resources


The City of Joliet is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer

Application Materials

The City of Joliet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Three (3) forms comprise the application for employment with the City of Joliet. Each form is in PDF format. Please download, complete, and submit each one before the closing date specified on the job description via email to  Applications are also available in the Human Resources Division, 150 W. Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60432.

Application For Employment[PDF]

Self Identification Form

Background Authorization Form

 Current Openings


This position will act as a liaison between the City of Joliet and the Joliet Township Animal Control (JTAC) by following up on various animal control issues before, during and after hearings; and act as an advocate for citizens in the enforcement of animal control ordinances within the City. Application deadline is March 10, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. or until filled.




The City of Joliet is now accepting applications for several summer seasonal positions including Laboratory Intern, Forestry Intern and Summer Laborer.   Must be at least 18 years of age to apply.  Successful applicants will work approximately May through September and total hours will not exceed 500.  Salary is $10.00 per hour/NO BENEFITS. Application deadline is March 30, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. or until filled.

 Forestry Intern

Laboratory Intern

Summer Laborer



PLANNER Click Here  

The City of Joliet is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Planner. This position performs advanced level planning duties involving coordinating projects, reviewing land-use cases, and providing support to various committees, boards, departments, and serves as secretary to the Historic Preservation Commission, while ensuring compliance with professional standards and regulations. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in planning or related field or minimum of 4 years’ experience in municipal planning or a Master’s degree with 2 years of experience in the planning profession is required. AICP certification desirable. Candidates must be technological proficient and possess strong interpersonal skills. Must possess a valid driver’s license and establish residency in the City of Joliet corporate limits within eighteen (18) months from date of hire. Salary range: $71,566 - $118,156.

Application deadline is 2/24/17 at 4:30 p.m., or until filled.



 School Crossing Guard                                                                                                   

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The City of Joliet is accepting applications for part-time school Crossing Guards. Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and reliable means of transportation. Successful candidates must be able to work with school children, and have NO Criminal History. Salary is $32.00 to $44.00 per day/NO BENEFITS. Applications are currently being accepted.  


Opportunities for Unpaid Internships

The City of Joliet has limited opportunities for unpaid internships for college students. The internship request will only be considered with the following conditions: the assignment will satisfy school requirements for completion of specific course work or graduation in a field relevant to public administration; and whether the City has an appropriate work assignment, dependent upon the student’s educational major. Students who are interested in pursuing an unpaid internship should download, complete and submit the application with required support documentation. Fax completed application to Human Resources (815)724-4039.

Fax: 815-724-4039


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