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Police Cadet 

The Village of Oswego Police Department is seeking applicants for a Police Cadet. The Village of Oswego offers tuition reimbursement at Waubonsee Community College for an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice (reimbursed after completion of each semester with proof of cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale), plus a part-time salary of $11.53 an hour (non-classroom hours) for this position. 

Candidates should possess strong communication, customer service, and organization skills and must have the knowledge and ability to perform tasks in computer applications including word processing and spreadsheets. Cadets generally work 20 hours per week. Additional hours may be added during off-semester time. Flexible scheduling for purposes of working around a school schedule will be avaialble. Applicant must be prepared to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, and evenings as needed. Duties may vary based on assignments. 

Candidates must be enrolled in Waubonsee Community College on a full-time basis; a U.S. Citizen age 17-20  years; a resident of the Village of Oswego and/or an Oswego 308 School District high school graduate, unless otherwise allowed by the Chief of Police. Additionally, Police Cadets must possess a valid Illinois driver's license. 

The selection process includes a personal interview, a polygraph examination, medical examination (including drug screen), and background check. The estimated start date for this position will be in April 2020. Disqualification for a previous position does not preclude a candidate from applying for this position. 

Applications are available on the Village website (above). Submit resume and/or application by email to Applications/resumes may also be sent to: Village of Oswego Human Resources Department, 100 Parkers Mill, Oswego, IL, 60543. Equal opportunity employer. Application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on February 7, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Village of Oswego.


  IT Support Specialist 


The Village of Oswego has an opening for IT Support Specialist to provide professional, technical support and management for the Village’s IT systems.

The Village has upgraded its IT infrastructure over the last five years, including the implementation of a new enterprise management system and moving to a virtualized environment. The Village is seeking a dynamic and creative IT professional with a high degree of technical expertise, strong project management skills and a customer service orientation.

A successful candidate will have a background in information technology infrastructure and customer service, including Windows operating systems, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Server 2016 and 2019, and Office 365 product suite, network firewalls and intrusion prevention. An associate’s degree in computer science or a closely related field, a minimum of five years of professional experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Windows professional certifications preferred. Candidates must be able to pass a background check. Valid driver’s license required.

Competitive compensation and benefits are offered. Salary range is $60,000 to $85,000, DOQ. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, IMRF pension plan participation, and paid time off. Position is regular day time hours, with some evening and weekend work based on Village needs.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume and employment application to by 8 a.m. Monday, February 3. Additional information and application available online at

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Village of Oswego.


Please observe the following guidelines when applying for employment with the Village:  

  • Check the job posting for the application deadline. Applications and resumes must be received by the deadline in order to be considered for the position opening.
  • If you have applied for a position in the Village within the last 30 days, and wish to be considered for a current opening, it is not necessary to fill out a new application. Simply send an email to requesting that your application be considered for the current opening.
  • Applications are accepted only for specific openings. Please be sure to indicate which position and department you are applying for on your resume or cover letter


Assistant Village Administrator/Human Resource Director
Christina Burns