Town Government

Employment Opportunities

Please click here to fill out an application online.


Current Openings:

The Town of Schererville Court is now hiring for the position of "Part-Time Clerk".


  • Maximum of 27-29 hrs. per week.
  • Monday thru Thursdays
  • 9:00 am –  4:00 pm ( Tuesdays 9:00 am til court ends)


  • Hourly Pay Rate  $14.10 

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or higher accepted.
  • Experience with Odyssey Court System, or Court related experience preferred
  • Must have working knowledge of computer , ability to meet and deal with the public, knowledge of office machines. 
  • Must have knowledge in handling payments, receiving cash and dispensing change.


  • Work under the general supervision of Senior Office Administrator
  • Receive and direct all incoming phone calls
  • Greets and assists all customers and visitors
  • Open new case files as per Odyssey system requirements
  • Updates case files as need
  • Receives and records Court and ticket fines
  • Maintains filing system for all general paperwork

Interested applicants can pick up and return applications at the Schererville Town Hall, 10 East Joliet St., Schererville, IN, or fill out an application and upload their resume online here:

The Town of Schererville Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Program Coordinator. 

This position works directly under the supervision of the Recreation Coordinator.

Education & Experience:

  • Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in recreation or a closely related field.
  • Three years recreation experience including recreation programming or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of various recreational programming, including sport leagues and events, and its equipment, facilities, operations and techniques.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, supervise, and direct multiple programs, including sports leagues, trips and events.
  • Ability to keep flexible schedule and work late hours and weekends.
  • Strong computer and people skills a plus


  • Develops, organizes, promotes, administers or conducts athletic leagues and tournaments, special events, recreation programs, and trips for all age groups.
  • Supervises and evaluates seasonal staff, instructors, sports officials, volunteers, and community service.
  • Assists with the preparation and publication of a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, flyers, press releases, and related communications.
  • Assists with the updating of department's website page, online registration program, and other electronic media related to programming and department operations.
  • Coordinates schedules and maintains related records and statistics for programs, sports leagues, trips, special events, and personnel.
  • Coordinates and schedules departments facilities usage, and those owned by other agencies for activities and programs.
  • Assists with developing partnerships and fundraising, including contacting sponsors for donations.

Special Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License
  • First aid and CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification


  • Open, based upon experience (hourly)

Interested candidates can apply online at

The Schererville Police Department is now hiring of the position of "Alternative Crossing Guard":

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:

Schererville Fire Department is seeking to increase our fulltime staff.

Accepting Applications for Career
Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/EMT

Application period
December 8, 2021- January 31, 2022
Pick up Applications at Station #1 1650 Cline Ave.
If you have, any questions please contact (219) 322-2599


  • Certified Indiana Firefighter/I/II and Licensed Indiana Paramedic or Indiana EMT at the time of job offer or a licensed Indiana Paramedic and be enrolled into a Firefighter I/II Class within one year of hire date or enrolled into the Paramedic course within one year of hire Date.
  • Applicant must be at least 21 years of age but less than 36 years old to qualify for 1977 PERF Fund.
  • Lateral Transfers of Current Indiana PERF accepted.
  • Candidate will be required to sign the Firefighter Paramedic or Firefighting Licensing and educational agreement.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Applicant must have a valid CPAT card at the time of interview or take a departmental agility test at a set date and
  • time to be determined.
  • Applicants will take a competitive written test that will include Firefighter I/II and Paramedic/EMT questions


  • Membership in the 1977 Police and Firefighters Pension Fund
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacations, Holidays, Personal Days and Sick Days
  • Quarterly Uniform allowance
  • Longevity Pay
  • 457 B Deferred Compensation Program
  • Starting Pay depending on experience
  • Membership in the International Association of Firefighters Local 4279

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.