City of Peru, Illinois  61354

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Employment Opportunities

Community Service Officer

The City of Peru is accepting applications for a full-time civilian Community Service Officer.  This position will be responsible for responding to code enforcement violations relating to noise, dumping, animals, nuisances and other related matters.  Will conduct field investigations of potential violations, gather evidence, question complaints, and issue warnings or citations.  Additionally, will perform police evidence custodian duties by logging and storing all evidence and property that are taken into custody.  Qualified candidates must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license and have the ability to become L.E.A.D.S. certified.  Must have the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends, holidays and evenings as needed.  Excellent communication skills and experience in working with the public is also required.  Police background and/or previous municipal code enforcement experience preferred.  Submit an employment application or resume including employment history and education no later than November 30, 2017 to:

City of Peru

Attn: Human Resources

P.O. Box 299

1901 4th St.

Peru, IL  61354

Fax:  815-223-9489

Phone: 815-223-0061


CSO Job Description

default General Employment Application (1.45 MB)



default General Employment Application (1.45 MB)

default City Seasonal Employment Application (26 KB)

pdf Recreation Job Application (40 KB)

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to   or mail to address below:

Human Resources
City of Peru 
1901 Fourth Street
Peru, IL 61354

Equal Opportunity Employment