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 Employment Opportunities

The City of McHenry's Human Resources provides internal customer service for the 135 full-time. regular part-time, and seasonal employees.

One function of Human Resources is recruitment. When a vacancy occurs, the position is posted here and may be advertised on various Internet based job boards such as Indeed, and professional publications.

The City of McHenry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 The City follows the federal and state standards, guidelines, laws, statutes and administrative regulations governing the offering of employment.  The City does not discriminate based on race, creed, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability or lifestyle.

Pre-Employment Screenings

All offers of employment with the City are conditional based on pre-employment background checks, and pre-employment physical including drug/alcohol screening.

How to Apply

Below are instructions for submitting a resume or an application form.

Submit a Resume and Cover Letter or Application

Applicants may submit a resume or an application. Click on the link to read the job description /position qualifications.  Applications/Resumes are only accepted for posted positions. Some positions have a published closing date; any application/resume received after the closing date will not be accepted. Submit your resume and cover letter to Type the position you are applying for into the subject line.

How to submit an application

City of McHenry Employment Application is available here. After opening the application please take note and follow the steps listed below:

  • -Click on the Employment Application link to open the fillable PDF
  • -Enter your information directly into each field on the application form
  • -Save the completed application form to your computer
  • -Click on the HR mailbox link
  • -Type position applying for in the subject line and type your message
  • -Attach completed application to your e-mail


Resources for Job Seekers

The McHenry Public Library and MCC are excellent resources for job ssearching skills, tips on resume writing, and interviewing techniques.




There are no open positions at this time