Employment Opportunities


Apply for a Job

Download, print, and submit a completed Application for Employment (not applicable for Police Officer, Firefighter, or Summer Seasonal employment) or a

Summer Seasonal Employment Application (PDF) by email to human.resources@skokie.org, or by U.S. mail or in-person to:

Village of Skokie

ATTN: Human Resources Department

5127 Oakton Street

Skokie, Illinois 60077

The Village of Skokie does not accept applications or resumes via fax.

Applications can be made for any position at any time. If there are no current vacancies, applications will be maintained for six months. When a vacancy does occur, applicants on file will be considered.

Current Employment Opportunities

Summer Seasonal Employment - 2023 (Community Development Dept., Finance Dept., Fire Dept., & Public Works Dept.)

(Limited opportunities available. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled) 

Human Resources Assistant (Part Time) - Human Resources Dept.

(Application Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2023)

Automotive Intern (Paid) - Public Works Dept.

(Application Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2023)

Temporary Seasonal Employment (2 Positions) - Public Works Dept.

(Applications will be accepted until positions are filled)

Police Officer Candidate Opportunities


Entry-Level Police Officer Applications will be accepted soon with an anticipated test date in May or June 2023.

Click here for requirements, the process, benefits, updates and more.

Police Officer Eligibility List & Pool

The current Entry-Level Police Officer Eligibility List was established on September 22, 2021 and will expire at 11:59 p.m. (CDT) on September 21, 2023. Typically a written examination is administered every two years, or when the current Eligibility List has been exhausted. Click here for Entry-Level Police Officer Eligibility List.

The Lateral-Entry Police Officer Eligibility Pool expires 2 years after entry.         Click here for Lateral-Entry Pool.

Firefighter Eligibility List

The current Firefighter Eligibility List expired at 11:59 p.m. (CDT) on September 20, 2022.  A new Eligibility List will be posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2022. Typically a written examination is administered every two years, or when the current Eligibility List has been exhausted.

To view the current Firefighter Eligibility List, please go to the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners page.

Firefighter Candidate Application Process and Requirements

Information on the application process for Police Officer and Firefighter candidates will be posted on the Village website when the respective application period next opens.  Information on the minimum requirements for Police Officer and Firefighter candidates can be found at Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.

Other Jobs in the Community

Please note that the Village of Skokie does not maintain information regarding position openings for the Skokie Public Library, the Skokie Park District or other employers in the Village. View job resources from the Skokie Public Library.

See the Skokie Chamber of Commerce jobs board for postings from local employers looking to fill positions.

See information about the Chicago Cook County Workforce Partnership that combines federal and philanthropic resources to provide comprehensive workforce development services to employers and job seekers.