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Job openings are posted on the City's website, in the monthly electronic newsletter and they are sent out through the City's social media accounts. Application forms can be found on the City's website or at City Hall. Applicants may apply by fax at 630-260-2017, by email, or in person or by mail at:City of WheatonHuman Resources Department303 W Wesley StreetWheaton, IL 60189-0727
Once submitted, the City will keep applications on hand for one year. If, during review, Human Resources believes an applicant may be a strong candidate for a position other than the one for which the person applied, Human Resources will reach out to the candidate directly to discuss. However, the City strongly encourages applicants to submit resumes or applications in response to posted job opportunities and also indicate the specific position in which they are interested.
Police officers and firefighters go through a testing procedure for placement on an eligibility list. The eligibility list remains in effect for a period of two years, or until the list is exhausted. Testing opportunities and application packets are posted on the City's website under the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners. Individuals interested in receiving notices of upcoming police officer or firefighter testing can submit a request for notification by email.
Although a member of the Human Resources Department may be able to assist with general questions from residents or visitors, the main purpose of the department is to support the City of Wheaton employees. The Human Resources Department specifically supports City Hall, Public Works and the Police and Fire departments when it comes to hiring and recruitment, performance management, policy implementation, benefits administration, employee terminations, personnel issues and more.