Police / Fire: Please visit the recruitment pages of the Rockford Police or Rockford Fire for more information about opportunities to join their departments.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Rockford is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, ancestry, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military discharge status, order of protection status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or other factors prohibited by law. The City prohibits discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, hire, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, dismissal, or any other aspect of personnel administration
Modified November 15, 2021, to read: All employees (except Police and Fire Union) hired on or after June 1, 2018, shall reside anywhere in Winnebago County or within fifteen (15) miles of Rockford City Hall (425 E State Street, Rockford IL, 61104) within six months of the completion of their introductory period. Department Heads shall live within the municipal boundaries of the City of Rockford within six months of the completion of their introductory period.