Town Government

Employment Opportunities

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Current Openings:

SouthCom Hiring Part-Time Dispatcher:

Southcom is currently looking to fill a part-time position for a 911 Telecommunication Operator. We are responsible for answering all emergent and non-emergency call taking, dispatching and communication services for Police, Fire, EMS & personnel within Schererville and Cedar Lake, IN.

Essential duties of being a Telecommunication Operator include, but are not limited to: Receive and transmit telephone and radio emergency calls, as well as non-emergency calls, complaints, and inquiries from the public. Operate two-way radios, multi-line phone and teletype systems, computers and other complex equipment to quickly and correctly access information and respond to requests from law enforcement, fire and EMS. Must be available to work any and all shifts, including dayshift, nightshift and Holidays!

To apply online visit OR apply in person at the Schererville Police Department located at 25 E. Joliet St. Schererville, IN 46375.

Applications are due by May 15, 2024.

Schererville Parks Dept. is now hiring for a full-time maintenance position.

Join our dynamic team dedicated to preserving and enhancing the natural beauty of our community's parks. We're seeking a passionate individual who takes pride in maintaining green spaces and contributing to the well-being of our residents. If you enjoy working outdoors and have a knack for hands-on maintenance tasks, we want to hear from you!

  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Previous experience in landscaping, grounds maintenance, or related field preferred.
  3. Ability to operate landscaping equipment such as lawn mowers, trimmers, and blowers.
  4. Basic knowledge of plant care and landscaping techniques.
  5. Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality work.
  6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  7. Physical stamina and ability to perform tasks requiring moderate to heavy lifting.
  8. Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should fill out an application, at Please include "Parks Maintenance" on application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Full-Time Wastewater Treatment Facility Employment Opportunity:

Wastewater:  The Town of Schererville is now accepting applications for a full-time entry level laborer / Operator with benefits.

Applicants can complete an online application here:

Applicants need to be a minimum of 18 years of age.  Applicants also need to have a valid driver’s license.

Full job description will be provided during an interview.

Please contact TJ Kmiatek at 219-322-4240 or for questions or more information.

Schererville Parks Dept. is now hiring seasonal summer staff:

Schererville Parks & Recreation is excited to announce that we are now hiring for our Summer Season! 🌷☀️

🚧 **Seasonal Maintenance Positions** 🚜
Love the outdoors? Enjoy keeping things looking their best? We've got just the opportunity for you! Join our team and help maintain our beautiful parks and recreational areas.

🎨 **Seasonal Recreation Positions** 🤹‍♀️🏀
Passionate about creating memorable experiences? Whether it's organizing events, leading activities, or assisting with programs, we want your enthusiasm to shine this summer!

🔍 Concession Stand Workers:
Love serving up delicious snacks and beverages with a smile? We want you! Join our dynamic team and be a part of the excitement at our ball games. Responsibilities include handling transactions, preparing and serving food, and ensuring our fans have a memorable time. Previous experience is a plus, but a positive attitude is a must!

🔧 Ball Field Maintenance Crew:
Are you a hands-on person with a knack for keeping things in top shape? Join our Maintenance Crew and play a vital role in maintaining our ball fields. From ensuring the turf is pristine to making sure the facilities are in tip-top condition, your dedication will contribute to the overall success of our games. Experience in groundskeeping or maintenance is welcomed, but a strong work ethic is essential.

📝 **Apply Now!**

Ready to be a part of the fun? Applications are now open! Head over to to submit your application today.

**Starting Pay: $12.50/hour**

Don't miss out on the chance to make a difference, work in a vibrant community, and be a part of the Schererville Parks & Recreation family!

Volunteers needed at Schererville’s Animal Control Shelter to help care for dogs, cats!

Do you love taking care of dogs and cats? Volunteers are now being invited to apply to the Schererville Police Department’s Animal Control Shelter to help take care of the dogs and cats currently housed at this no-kill shelter located at 548 Kaeser Boulevard, off Kennedy Avenue and Joliet Street.

Among the duties shelter volunteers will perform include feeding, exercising and playing with the animals, cleaning, administering medication, brushing, grooming, and bathing.  They will also perform administrative duties such as keeping logs of what tasks are completed and answering phones.  All volunteers will work under the direction of our Animal Control Officers. 

There will be a background check for each person who volunteers due to them having access into restrictive areas within part of the police department.  Shelter hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with limited hours on the weekends.  You can fill out an application here:

If you have any questions please contact Deputy Chief of Police Steven McNamara at 219-322-5000 or email     

The Animal Control Department takes in stray animals that are in need of new loving homes and to be cared for.  We have many cats and dogs to choose from. They are all lovable and looking for their new forever families.  Schererville Animal Control is committed to help pets in need through sheltering, adoption, education, spay/neuter, and community outreach.

You can also check out the shelter’s Facebook page:

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 $22.18/HR.

To fill out an application, visit