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The United City of Yorkville offers a fast-paced, exciting work environment with excellent employee benefits that include:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Personal, sick and vacation days
  • Holiday pay
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee assistant program
  • Retirement programs


Current employment opportunities:

Parks and Recreation Department

Seasonal Employment

The United City of Yorkville is accepting applications for seasonal workers in their Parks Department.  Under the direction of the Parks Foreman and full time Parks personnel, the successful applicant will perform daily and weekly tasks in the areas of park and playground maintenance, turf care, athletic field maintenance and seasonal park beautification. 

Applicants must be at least 17 years old and possess a valid Driver’s license, basic knowledge of park and turf maintenance, horticulture, plant and tree identification, ball field maintenance and general repairs. Occasional cross-departmental support in the area of Public Works may be required.

This position is expected to work outdoors, assist in the operation of park maintenance equipment and machinery and perform physical and/or strenuous work up to 40 hours per week.  Must speak fluent English and successfully complete a background check.

Weekend and evening hours maybe required.  Applications are available online here or at City Hall, 800 Game Farm Road.  Applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 4th.   



Police Department

Police Office - Full Time

The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Yorkville, Illinois is accepting

applications for the position of police officer with the Yorkville Police Department


Salary: $48,463.05 - $49,431.84 (depending on the degree level obtained)

Population: 19,000

Sworn Police Officers: 28 full time, 5 part time


All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the City of Yorkville Board of Fire & Police Commissioners


  • U.S. citizenship
  • No felony convictions (or any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude)
  • Valid driver's license
  • Minimum of 21 years of age and UNDER 35 years of age at the time of application (unless otherwise exempt by Statute)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate’s degree in law enforcement or criminal justice from an accredited Illinois community/junior college or a bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited university or college (this requirement is waived for applicants who have served a minimum of 24 months active military duty in the armed forces of the United States or have served a minimum of 180 days of active combat duty in the service of the armed forces of the United States as recognized by the Department of Defense, and who have not been dishonorably discharged or discharged under less than honorable conditions)
  • $45.00 non-refundable application processing fee
  • Application Deadline: 4/30/2014 5:00 PM CST


Required documents (to be submitted at time of application):


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Birth certificate
  • Social security card
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Copy of official college transcripts
  • If applicant has military service, a copy of his or her Military Service Record Form DD214
  • Incomplete or defective application will not be accepted and will disqualify the applicant


To apply for this position or obtain additional information, please visit the following website:

The City of Yorkville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



The United City of Yorkville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.