The City of Ottawa operates under the Civil Service Commission. Employment positions in the park department, street department, water department, wastewater treatment plant and some positions in the office, and telecommunicators are filled through Civil Service Testing and pursuant to Illinois State statute.
Testing to establish a new eligibility register for Telecommunicators will be scheduled in 2017.
Testing to establish new eligibility registers for Public Works and General Office will be scheduled in late 2015.
For more information regarding employment with the City of Ottawa please contact Human Resources at 815-433-0161.