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.

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Human Resources

Human Resources is the central coordinating point for the filling of all full-time, permanent part-time 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)

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

2013 Police Officer Recruitment

We are not currently accepting applications for Police Officer.  The 2013 application deadline was July 1 and the written exam was held on August 3, 2013.

Preliminary Eligibility List (.pdf) - posted November 1, 2013


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.