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Careers with the City of Mt. Vernon

Thank you for exploring career opportunities with the City of Mt. Vernon! 

We are proud to provide quality services to all of our residents and businesses by building a talented workforce that reflects the values of collaboration, diversity, innovation, and stewardship. 

How To Apply

Visit the job opportunities page to see the current job openings. Select the position you are interested in and click the apply tab to apply online. You can also download an application and submit it to the Human Resources Office.

Affirmative Recruitment Statement

The City of Mt. Vernon conducts its recruitment program in a manner to identify highly qualified individuals from all segments of society. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Selection decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, disability or marital status.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

The City of Mt. Vernon provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

Privacy Act Information

As part of your application package, we request information subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (P.L. 93-579, 5 USC 552a). We are required to provide you with information regarding our authority and purposes for collecting this data, the routine uses which will be made of it, and the effect, if any, of nondisclosure.

Contact Information

Human Resources Office
1100 Main Street
Mt. Vernon IL 62864

Phone: (618) 242 - 6810
Fax: (618) 242 - 5593

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Cheryl Conner
Human Resources Director
Phone: (618) 242 - 6885

Sascha Traxler
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Phone: (618) 242 - 6810


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