Career Opportunities

City of Sterling Application


Public Works Hiring

The City of Sterling Public Works is looking for students currently enrolled in college or graduate studies for seasonal part time summer help.    Qualified applicants will need to be able to conduct maintenance of municipal buildings and grounds, including road maintenance, use of lawn care equipment and small machinery.  A valid driver's license and proof of enrollment are required.  All applications must be received by 4:30pm on Friday May 3, 2019.  Please email any questions and your application to Melanie Farmer at mfarmer@sterling-il.gov 




Police Hiring

THE CITY OF STERLING, IL Board of Fire and Police Commissioners are not accepting applications for POLICE OFFICER  at this time. 

General Requirements: Must be 21 years of age and not have reached your 35th birthday, U.S. citizen, high school diploma or equivalent, valid Illinois driver’s license, and good health and vision. Exam required.


For more information about the Sterling Police Department, please 
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Fire Hiring

THE CITY OF STERLING, IL Board of Fire and Police Commissioners are not accepting applications for FIREFIGHTER at this time