Employment Opportunities

Applying at the City of Urbana

The City of Urbana uses an online hiring system that improves efficiency while reducing the cost and reliance on paper and other resources. Applications for open positions can be found on our Job Opportunities page.

Current Job Vacancies:

Regular, Full-Time Positions

Housing Inspector *new*

Entry-Level Police Officer

Experienced Police Officer

Urbana Free Library Vacancies

Circulation Clerk / Information Assistant (full-time) *new*

Archives Clerk - Hourly

Circulation-Hourly Clerk

Shelver/Barista

To apply, you will need an active e-mail account and access to the Internet. If you do not have a computer and/or Internet access or an e-mail account, a list of organizations that offer free computer and Internet usage and free e-mail sites is listed in the Application Help section on this page. After submitting your application, you will be redirected to a screen stating that you have successfully applied. If you do not receive this confirmation or you need special accommodations when applying, please contact the Human Resources division at (217) 384-2459. Once we have received your application, we will be contacting you at the e-mail address that you provided as to the status of your application. 

Before you begin, you may find it helpful to collect your education and employment history, as you will be asked to provide this information on the application. You may save your application at various stages of the process, but it is VERY important that you completely answer the application questions; incomplete applications will be rejected. You may also upload your resume and other materials as attached documents or copy and paste as text, but this is not required unless specified.

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Application Help

For help on finding local Internet access and free e-mail accounts, click here.

Before applying, you may find helpful information here: Helpful Information for Applicants

FMLA regulations require all employers to post the updated FMLA notice.

If you need additional assistance, please contact the Human Resources division at (217) 384-2459 or e-mail: eeborman@urbanaillinois.us.

Why Urbana?

Downtown Urbana in the summer timeThe City of Urbana prides itself on being a progressive, dynamic community. The City is also internationally distinguished as the home of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the state’s flagship public university and one of the preeminent research institutions in the world.

Urbana has been recognized as one of the top ten high-tech communities in America by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and Wired magazines and as the tenth greenest city in America by Sperling’s Best Places Rated.

One of the greatest characteristics of Urbana is the outstanding quality of life and low cost of living. Because of its natural assets and college setting, Urbana offers residents a metropolitan feel with small-town charm. In recent years, Urbana has been cited by the National Home Builders Association as one of the top ten most affordable housing markets in the United States; the city was also recognized in 2007 by the American Planning Association when the West Urbana Neighborhood was distinguished as one of the Ten Great Neighborhoods in the country.

The highly ranked school districts, park district, library and award-winning mass transit district also highlight the community's dedication to excellence.

AWARDS

Urbana has been recognized as one of the top ten high-tech communities in America by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and Wired magazines and as the tenth greenest city in America by Sperling’s Best Places Rated.

In recent years, Urbana has been cited by the National Home Builders Association as one of the top ten most affordable housing markets in the United States; the city was also recognized in 2007 by the American Planning Association when the West Urbana Neighborhood was distinguished as one of the Ten Great Neighborhoods in the country. The highly ranked school districts, park district, library and award-winning mass transit district also highlight the community's dedication to excellence. Want to see more?

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