City of Freeport, Illinois


Administrative Services
City Clerk
City Treasurer
Corporation Counsel

Emergency Services
Fire Department
Police Department

Building Department
City Engineer
Community Development
Human Resources
Public Works
Water & Sewer

Directions to City Hall


Human Resources - Job Openings



Circulation Department Supervisor

Freeport Public Library Freeport, Illinois, population 26,000, is seeking a Circulation Department Supervisor who, under the direction of the Library Director, will be responsible for supervisory and professional assignments in a 40,000 square foot library, with responsibilities that include scheduling, training, and the delivery of department-specific programs and services to the public and within the library.

Applicants must have a Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school or a Bachelor's degree and 5 to 8 years experience in increasingly responsible and successful library management. The successful candidate will be approachable, with a can-do attitude and have good oral communication skills. Strong skills in technology, skills in working with staff/public of all ages and varying degrees of comfort with technology.  Some evening and weekend work will be expected.

Starting salary is $42,776.16 annually, with health insurance and IMRF retirement package. Application deadline is March 20, 2015. The Freeport Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.  Please mail, email or fax cover letter and resume to: City of Freeport, Attn: Debra Milliman, Human Resource Manager, 524 W Stephenson St., Freeport, IL 61032. Fax: 815-599-5872. Email:



Community Development Director

The City of Freeport is seeking a hands-on, high energy Community Development Director. The Director acts as a liaison to developers, realtors and other planners on proposed development, administers and enforces the planning and zoning rules and regulations, and prepares and administers all economic and community development grants. Also responsible for code enforcement.

A key responsibility of the Director will be to help identify and attract new businesses consistent with the City's goals and to help develop strategies for business retention. He or she will manage activities in the City Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts. Providing technical support for plans and projects will also be required.

Candidates must have an extensive working knowledge of zoning, annexation, and site development rules, regulations and ordinances; ICC codes; and knowledge of financial instruments for encouraging private development. The ability to conduct public hearings on a variety of planning and development issues and determine the City's capacity for economic development is required. Qualified candidates will excel at customer service, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, have unquestionable integrity and ethics, be a team player and be comfortable working in a small city environment. He or she will have to be “hands on,” capable of functioning with a small staff and be highly collaborative.

Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, with concentration in planning, public administration, business administration or other related field, Master's degree preferred. Previous employment in a Community Development Department, five years increasingly responsible experience as a supervisor or assistant supervisor in planning, zoning or a community development related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Current AICP accreditation or the ability to become accredited within one year of hire is required.

Application deadline February 22, 2015. Please email resumes to:

Human Resource Manager


Applications available on home page under Quick Links - Forms

Please address resumes to:
Human Resources Manager
City of Freeport
524 W Stephenson St., Suite 322 C
Freeport, IL 61032
Fax: 815-599-5872
Email: dmilliman


Quick Links

> Meeting Calendar
> E-Packets
> Codified Ordinances
> Forms
> FAQs
> Regional Media
> Chamber of Commerce
> Northwest Illinois Development Alliance
> Freeport/
Stephenson County Visitor’s Bureau
> Stephenson County

Freeport City Hall
524 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203