13th Annual BLOCK PARTY! Friday May 20th – Downtown

Who’s ready for a Block Party?? It’s been two long years since our last one…so let’s bring it back! Please see the flyer below for all of the details.

Also…if you are a local business, church, civic group or volunteer and would like to jump in to help, please call City Hall at 618-985-2252 for more information. We would love to have you!

Block Party 2022 Flyer

Job Opportunity – Police Officer

City of Carterville Police Officer Job Posting

The City of Carterville Board of Fire and Police Commissioners is now accepting applications for full-time Police Officer testing as well as qualified entry candidates. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, 21 – 35 years old and possess a High School Diploma or GED. A copy of GED/High School Diploma and birth certificate are required with application. Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony and must qualify medically under the Board of Fire and Police Commission regulations. Selection process will include basic application review and acceptance by the Board of Fire and Police Commission, a physical fitness assessment, written test, oral interviews, psychological evaluation and background investigation. Qualified entry candidates must have worked full-time as a sworn, certified officer in Illinois within the last two years. New hires must live or relocate within the Carterville Unit 5 School District.

Application packets may be obtained from and returned to: Khristina Hollister, Carterville City Hall, 103 S. Division St., Carterville, IL 62918 (khollister@visitcarterville.com) by 5:00 p.m. on April 22, 2022. Applicants will be notified by mail of test date. EOE