City of Tuscola Employment



Employment with the City of Tuscola


The City of Tuscola employs 26 full-time employees, along with several part-time employees.  During the summer months an additional 25-30 employees are added to operate the swimming pool and assist in other departments as needed.  Applications for employment are accepted at any time and are kept on file to be reviewed in the event a job opening is posted.  Applications, with or without resume, may be submitted to or in person at 214 N Main ST.


On-line Application for Employment



2023 Swimming Pool Season Employment

It is that time of year when we begin to plan for the summer pool season!   During the season (May to September), we hire pool managers, lifeguards and cashiers.  All are welcome to apply.  Lifeguards holding a lifeguard certificate will have priority in hiring, but we do also assist non-certified, interested individuals with getting into a certification class.    Positions range from part-time to full-time summer positions.  The pool is open all 7 days of the week, weather dependent, and hours will range from 9 AM to 10 PM.  Employees must be 16 years of age, or 15 with a valid work permit.

To apply for any pool employment, fill out the on-line form here:

Pool Employee Application


For Employment Inquiries, Contact City Hall

Tuscola City Hall

214 N Main ST
Tuscola, IL 61953
Office Phone: 217-253-2112
Fax: 217-253-5026



Positions Currently Accepting Applications


Police Patrol Officer-Full-Time

  • The City of Tuscola Police Department is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual to fill the position of full-time patrol officer. This law enforcement position involves duties that will include vehicle and/or bicycle patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigations, community relations, and local ordinance enforcement. Successful applicants will possess knowledge and experience in the law enforcement field. Associates Degree in criminal justice, law enforcement or related field preferred. Valid driver’s license and high school degree or equivalent required. Must be at least 21 years of age. Successful completion of Police Training Institute required upon hiring, with preference given to those already certified. Starting hourly wage dependent upon qualifications and experience. EOE. Applications (link above) should be submitted with resume and references to: Tuscola City Administrator, 214 N. Main Street, Tuscola, IL 61953 or  


Citizen Support / Administrative Records Clerk -Full-Time

  • The City of Tuscola is seeking to replace a retiring, long-term, administrative employee.  In anticipation of that retirement, we are seeking candidates for the position of Administrative Records Clerk .  The Administrative Records Clerk is a position that works in concert with the rest of the administrative team at City Hall and is primarily responsible for maintaining city records, acting as deputy city clerk, accounts payable, water department records, making daily deposits and performing receptionist duties.  Perhaps most importantly, the records clerk is the primary citizen interaction position, engaging citizens by phone, email and in person.   The ideal candidate will be a team player with exceptional customer service skills.  Additionally, the ideal candidate  will be a resident of the City of Tuscola and be eligible for Deputy City Clerk designation.
  • The City of Tuscola offers a comprehensive benefits package including IMRF retirement; health, dental, vision insurance; disability and life insurance; and a generous time off package.  Starting hourly wage dependent upon qualifications and experience.
  • Individuals interested in this future position may submit an application and resume.  Applications submitted within the prior year are still on file and will be considered for this position.  Updates to those previously submitted applications or information about a former applicant’s interest in this position can be emailed to for consideration.  EOE. 
  • Position Description:   Citizen Support/Records Clerk position





The City of Tuscola complies with applicable employment laws and is an equal opportunity employer

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