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Current Job Openings

 

Parks Department openings

Seasonal opportunities

The individuals will work under the general supervision of the Director of Public Works and the Parks Foreman. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks including grass mowing, trimming, weeding, mulching and general landscape maintenance. Position could be extended to winter months to assist with clearing snow and ice. The position requires the employee to be able to operate a truck, mower, weed trimmer, snow plowing and similar equipment. Schedule varies depending on the week but minimum of 40 hours. Occasional weekend hours required. Compensation is $17 per hour. Must be 16 years of age or older.

Full-time opportunity

The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the Director of Public Works and the Parks Foreman. The individual will be responsible for a variety of tasks including grass mowing, trimming, weeding, mulching, general landscape maintenance, and other tasks as assigned. The position requires the employee to be able to operate a truck, mower, weed trimmer, snow plowing and similar equipment. Schedule can be four 10-hour days or five 8-hour days. Must be 18 years of age or older. The starting salary for the position is $18.70 per hour plus benefits.

The successful candidates for all positions must be U.S. citizens and possess a valid driver’s license.

Applications and a detailed job description may be obtained at Galena City Hall, 101 Green Street, Galena, IL 61036, or download the employment application.

Applications must be received at City Hall by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 6, 2024.  The successful candidate may be required to satisfactorily complete an oral interview, background investigation, medical testing and drug testing.  EOE. 

 

Public Works Laborer 

Applications are now being accepted by the City of Galena for the full-time position of Public Works Laborer.  The successful candidate will work under the general supervision of the Public Works Director and be responsible for a variety of tasks related to streets, parks, grounds, equipment and public building maintenance. The starting salary for the position is $18.70 per hour plus benefits. 

The successful candidate must be a U.S. citizen, be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver’s license, possess or be able to obtain a CDL driver’s license. The position requires the employee to be able to operate a truck, mower, weed trimmer, and similar equipment. Snow plowing, construction, mechanical, electrical, and welding experience desired.

Applications and a detailed job description may be obtained at City Hall, 101 Green Street, Galena, IL 61036, or download the employment application.

Applications must be received at City Hall by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2024.  The successful candidate may be required to satisfactorily complete an oral interview, background investigation, medical testing and drug testing.  EOE. 

 

Police Officer

The Galena Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer. The Galena Police Department is an equal opportunity employer looking for a dedicated role model with a strong focus on positive community relations. This individual needs to be committed to protecting and serving the citizens of Galena to the highest of standards. Individuals must be able to complete the Illinois Training and Standards Boards physical “Power Test” as well as pass a medical examination. If you are seeking a career with a professional, forward-thinking, dedicated, modern police department, we urge you to apply.

Requirements

• 21 years of age

• High school diploma/GED equivalent

• Possess a Valid Driver’s License

• Able to complete the Police Officer Wellness Evaluation Report (Power test)

• Be able to possess a firearm.

Benefits

• New hire with no State of Illinois Certification starting at $26.52/per hour.

• Lateral hire with at least 2 years prior experience starting at $27.56/per hour.

• 100% single coverage of health, dental, life, and disability insurances

Specialty Positions

• Narcotics

• K9 Officer

• SWAT

• Bicycle Officer

• Firearms Instructor

• Juvenile Officer

• Major Case Investigations

• Task Force Officer

• And many others

Download the Police Department Employment Application.

For any questions, please call 815-777-2131 or email GalenaPD@CityofGalena.org 

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