Employment Opportunities

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Firefighter/Paramedic candidates sought

Batavia and St. Charles Fire Departments are accepting applications for immediate openings. Skilled, dedicated, motivated and customer-oriented people are sought to serve these Fox Valley communities as a Firefighter/Paramedic. To learn more about the role, or to apply, visit governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofbatavia

Learn more about the City of Batavia Fire Department

Learn more about the City of St. Charles Fire Department


The City of Batavia seeks service-oriented professionals to join our team and assist us in providing an excellent level of service to our residents and businesses.

How do I apply and search for jobs at the City of Batavia?

Click on the Find Employment Opportunities image above to view current openings.

Applicants and resumes are only accepted online. Please do not email, mail, fax or submit resumes directly to City offices.

  • Select the desired position.
  • Click on the Apply tab.
  • First-time users need to create an account with a username and password for future use. If you have previously applied for a position at an organization that uses the governmentjobs.com website you sign in with the same username and password.
  • Complete each screen in the application wizard.
  • Click on Accept and Submit upon completion.

What if I do not have access to a computer?

Applicants without computer access are encouraged to use a public venue that offers free access to internet-enabled computers, such as the Batavia Public Library.

Is there an age restriction to work for the City of Batavia? 

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older to work as a City employee, unless otherwise noted in the job posting.

Does the City offer internships or seasonal work?

Yes. Internships and seasonal work are posted on the City's website with all other job opportunities. Generally, internships for summer employment are posted in February or March.

Do I have to live in Batavia to apply for a position?

When residency is required, it will be noted in the job posting. For opportunities with a residency requirement, please see the City of Batavia Residency Distance map.

Public Safety Employment Opportunities

Batavia’s Police and Fire departments have different application processes.

For law enforcement opportunities in the Batavia Police Department please visit the Police Department Employment page. If you are interested in learning about upcoming opportunities, you are encouraged to fill out the Police Department Pre-Application Interest List.

For Batavia Fire Department opportunities, please visit their webpage.

  The City of Batavia is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
 the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations
 in the recruitment process should notify the Human Resources
 Department in advance at 630-454-2070.