Job Opportunities

Police Chief

The Village of Divernon is looking for a full time Police Chief. Position requires an associate degree in criminal justice, 10 years in law enforcement and 5 years in supervisory position in law enforcement. Must be certified by Illinois Commission of law enforcement standards and training.

 Will be required to submit to pre-employment drug test and background investigation.

 Good salary and benefit package.

 Fax resume to Village Hall, 217-628-3076 or email to: Accepting resumes thru August 7th

Job Description

Certified Full-Time and Part-Time Police Officers

The Village of Divernon Police Dept is accepting applications for a Certified FT and PT Officers.

  • Must be a Certified Full or Part-time Police Officer in the State of IL
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Pass a background check, including fingerprints and drug screening
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

The applicant should have computer, communication, problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills.  The candidates will be honest, ethical, fair and willing to assist all citizens as well as enforce state, federal and municipal laws. 

Full-Time Public Works Position

Job Duties: * Installation, maintenance and repair of gas, water & sewer utilities * Repair & maintenance on streets, alleys and ditches… * Locate underground utilities through JULIE system * General maintenance on equipment * Read meters

Job Requirements: * Live within twenty (20) miles of Divernon * Natural Gas Operator Certification (IF NOT CERTIFIED you will be required to become Certified within the six (6) month probation period) * CDL or will need to obtain one * Heavy equipment knowledge and experience (Skidsteer, backhoe, Trencher, etc) * Read and follow maps * High school diploma or equivalent * Applicant will be required to take a drug test

Job Type: Full Time. Pay based on experience.  Benefits Include IMRF Retirement; Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Vacation and Paid Holidays.

Employment Application – General

 Applications can be submitted to the Village of Divernon, 50 E Brown St, Divernon, IL 62530, fax: 217-628-3076 or email:

Part-Time Office Help

This person would fill-in for the Office Manager as needed.

General Duties:

  • Answering phones and relaying messages
  • Using Word and Excel processing
  • Assisting customers as needed
  • Collecting and recording customer payments
  • Making bank deposits
  • Overseeing petty cash
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Coding invoices
  • Filing
  • Other duties as needed

Desirable Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Experience with standard office equipment, including personal computers and basic PC programs, telephone systems, fax machines and photocopiers

Employment Applications can be submitted to the Village of Divernon, 50 E Brown St, Divernon, IL  62530, faxed to 217-628-3076 or emailed to

Employment Application – General

Employment Application – Police