Town Government

Employment Opportunities

Please click here to fill out an application online.


Current Openings:

The Parks Dept is now hiring for the following positions:

  • Seasonal Recreation Staff (Camp Counselors & Event Staff)
  • Seasonal Maintenance Staff
  • Seasonal Concession Stand Staff
  • Seasonal Field Maintenance Staff
  • Part Time Room Rental Staff (Evenings & Weekends)

Click here to fill out an application or pick one up at the Community Center (500 E. Joliet St.).

Questions? Contact the Parks Dept. at 219-865-5530.

Schererville Animal Control is now hiring Part-Time Animal Control Officers:

Starting wage is $14.29 an hour. 

Interested applicants can apply online here:

Contact the Police Department 219-322-5000 with questions.

SOUTHCOM is now hiring Dispatchers:

SOUTHCOM is taking applications for, Part time Telecom operator (911 Call taker / dispatcher). 

This position is to answer emergency and non-emergency requests on 911, Emergency, administrative phone lines & text message. Dispatching calls to appropriate agencies for Police, Fire & Ems and municipal departments in compliance with standard operating procedures. 

Schedule is based upon the operational needs of the communications center and shall include days, night, overnight, weekends and holidays. Shifts vary from 6 to 12 hours and additional time may be required to fulfill staffing needs. 

Applicant must be able to successfully pass training related to CPR, EMD, EFD, NCIC/IDACS and all in-house training. On the job, training will take 2 to 4 months. A high school or GED equivalent. Working knowledge of computers, electronic data, and working knowledge of modern office equipment. The ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to handle high stress situations. 

Formal application, education and experience, oral interview and job related skills test may be administered. Criminal background check will be conducted on all candidates.

Click here to apply online.

Schererville Police Department is now hiring Alternative Crossing Guards:

  • The Schererville Police Department is looking for individuals interested in serving as an alternate Crossing Guard for local schools, filling in as needed when regular Crossing Guards are unavailable.
  • The primary duty would be overseeing the safety of school children at intersections and crosswalks on their way to and from school throughout the school year. 
    • This includes controlling traffic, watching for suspicious persons and taking note of their description/plate numbers, and notifying the Police Department of reckless drivers.
  • Required availability is to be on-call, as needed, to fill in for the regular Crossing Guards.
  • Pay for 2022 is $16.41/hr. 
  • For information, or to inquire about applying, contact the Schererville Police Department at (219)322-5000.  Online applications can be completed at “Employment Opportunities” on our website here:


The Schererville Fire Department is now accepting applications for Part-time paramedics:

Pick up applications at Station #1, located at 1650 Cline Ave.

If you have, any questions please contact (219) 322-2599


  • State of Indiana Paramedic License
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • CPR
  • Ability to gain entry into St. Anthony’s System
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License (Copy of License required)
  • Applicants must be at least 21 year of age

Firefighter Certifications not required.

Hourly Pay $20.10 Hr.