Applicant Instructions

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To apply for an available position, please click Apply for Jobs. If this is the first time you are applying through our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a username and password. Please reference the following list for application instructions and important facts to note: 

  1. After your account has been established and you complete the employment application, your application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening.
  2. Any attachments submitted with a previous application will not automatically be attached to a new application. You may submit new attachments by re-attaching them to the new application in PDF format.
  3. Completion of an application is part of the hiring process for all jobs. Resumes and attachments may be included, but cannot be substituted for a completed application form.
  4. You may attach a resume and cover letter once you have created your user account and selected a position of interest. The City of Crystal Lake accepts applications and resumes only when there are current positions open for hiring.

Patch Police Officer Recruitment   

Police Officer testing processes are held as needed. At this time, we are conducting testing and the application deadline is 4:00 P.M. on October 4, 2019. Candidates interested in future testing may submit their contact information (name and e-mail address) for placement on a testing notification list. Please click here to be placed on the Police Officer testing notification list.

Fire Rescue PatchFirefighter-Paramedic Recruitment

Firefighter-Paramedic testing processes are held as needed. The current eligibility list expires on August 30, 2021. Candidates interested in future testing may submit their contact information (name and e-mail address) for placement on a testing notification list. Please click here to be placed on the Firefighter-Paramedic testing notification list.

Three Oaks Recreation Area Logo Three Oaks Recreation Recruitment

To be notified regarding employment at Three Oaks Recreation for the 2020 season, you may submit your contact information (name and e-mail address) for placement on the notification list. Please click here to be placed on the Three Oaks Recreation employment notification list.