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Equal Employment Opportunity:

All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, political affiliation, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

How to Apply:

Please complete the City’s Employment Application Form.  A resume and cover letter are optional but encouraged.

Completed applications and any supporting materials can be submitted in one of three ways:

  1.  Email directly to Valerie St. James at
  2.  Mail to 308 W State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178, attn HR
  3.  Drop off to 308 W State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178, attn HR between 8:30am-5:00pm Mon-Fri

Questions related to open roles and job descriptions can be directed to City Manager Michael Hall at 815-895-4853 or

Please note that certain positions, like those within the Sycamore Fire and Police Departments, have specific residency requirements as a condition of employment. 

The City of Sycamore is accepting applications for the following position(s):

Auxiliary Officer

Certified Police Officer

Entry Level Firefighter

Entry Level Police Officer

Fire Chief