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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


The City of Joliet is accepting applications for a temporary part-time office assistant May through September. This position performs a variety of clerical functions at the Information Desk of City Hall, including data entry, responding to resident inquiries/complaints in person or by telephone, and processing mail. Excellent customer service skills a plus, requires data entry and/or typing skills at a rate of 40 wpm.  Bi-lingual skills in Spanish preferred. Salary range is $11.78 - $16.74 per hour, NO BENEFITS. Application deadline is April 28, 2017 at 4:30 pm., or until filled.




The City of Joliet is seeking a qualified candidate to perform a variety of routine/complex technical work in building inspection to insure IBC and other related codes/standards are met. Candidates must have 3 years work experience in design, construction or inspection of buildings or an equivalent combination of experience; completed an accredited apprenticeship program with the Department of Labor or worked as a Journeyman Electrician or Electrical Inspector for 5 years.  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: $53,829 - $97,496. Application deadline is 4/14/17 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



 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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