Welcome to the City of DeKalb Employment Page.  Here you will find a list of current vacancies within the City and information on how to apply for open positions.


Vacancies will be posted through our online job application system as positions become available.  After reviewing the job description, you will have the opportunity to complete an online application.

Application Process: 

If this is the first time you are applying through our online job application system, you will need to create an account including a Username and Password to store your profile information.  You will have the ability to update your profile application any time prior to applying for an open position.  You will also be able to receive notifications for future job opportunities.  Once you log in to your profile, you will have the opportunity to update your application and apply to positions as they become available. Please click here to view the City's policy regarding the hiring of immediate family members of a current City employee, elected official, or appointed official prior to completing an application for employment.

Current list of job openings

The City of DeKalb is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or background, religious affiliation, marital status, military status, order of protection status, arrest record, or any other legally protected status.


U.S. law requires companies to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization. The City of DeKalb participates in E-Verify, an internet-based system operated by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.

E-Verify Link - English and Spanish (PDF) Opens a New Window.

Right to Work Poster - English (PDF) Opens a New Window.

Employment FAQ:

Have more questions?  Follow this link and see if one or more of your questions is answered.