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Employment Opportunities

The City of Murphysboro has the following open positions and/or is accepting applications/bids/RFP's/RFQ's:


  • The City of Murphysboro, Illinois is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer within the Murphysboro Police Department.  This position requires excellent communication, organizational, and clerical skills including familiarity with computers and the ability to multi-task.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Illinois Drivers License.  Applicants must also satisfactorily pass a police background investigation and pre-employment physical.  Deadline for accepting applications is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 2nd, 2018.  JOB DESCRIPTION


Download a Police & Fire Department Application

Download a general application for employment with the City (Administration and Public Works)


All applications, resumes or questions should be directed to:


Sandra M. Ripley
Director of Human Resources
City of Murphysboro
1101 Walnut Street
Murphysboro, IL 62966
(618) 684-4961