Human Resources

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for exploring career opportunities with the City of Evanston!  Applications for employment opportunities are accepted online.  Please click below to view all open positions and apply as directed.  Applications will not be accepted after the posting is closed and you have until the expiration of the posting to upload any attachments to your application.  Please check your email often for application updates or invitations to interview.  To prevent our emails from going to your spam or junk folders, please make sure to add humanresources@cityofevanston.org to your Contacts or add us to your safe sender list.  

 

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Fire Chief Recruitment

The Evanston Fire Department is seeking an experienced Fire Chief to lead our Fire Department comprised of 110 FTEs with an annual budget of $22 million.  This Recruitment Brochure provides information on the City of Evanston as well as the Fire Department and outlines the qualifications and experience desired for the position of Fire Chief.  All applications must be submitted by 11:59PM on October 25, 2016, and must include a resume, cover letter, and five work-related references.  Salary ranges from $119,963-$173,946 based on qualifications and experience.  A comprehensive benefits package is included.  Please click on the "View Employment Opportunities" link above to submit an online application.

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 and benefits information here.

2015-16 Police Officer Eligibility List

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

Final Eligibility List after March 2016 Subjective Component: Final Eligibility List

Initial Eligibility List after September 13, 2015 Written Exam: Initial Eligibility List

Additional interviews for the Subjective Component will be conducted from the Initial Eligibility List.

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

2015-16 Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility List (expires 1/26/2018)

Base Salary Range: $53,506-$89,216

Final Eligibility List

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

 

 

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.