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Road Closure Notice-Wenzel Road

     24th Street/Wenzel Road will be closed for a few months to accommodate construction improvements. The road will be closed from Chartres Street in La Salle to the east of Faith Church in Peru, where Wenzel Road becomes a three-lane road. Faith Church, 800 Wenzel Road, will remain open to traffic. The exact length of time the street will remain closed will be weather dependent during construction.

Welcome to the City of Peru Employment Page. Here you will find a list of current vacancies within the City and information on how to apply for open positions. The City of Peru is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or background, religious affiliation, marital status, military status, order of protection status, arrest record, or any other legally protected status.


Vacancies will be posted below as positions become available. After reviewing the job description, please download and complete the application PDF. Upon completion, please submit your application according to the procedure indicated in the employment listing.

Utility Billing Clerk

The Peru City Clerk’s Department is accepting resumes for a full-time Utility Billing Clerk.  Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, calculating and preparing bills, entering payments, generating reports, and assisting customers.

Requirements include a minimum of two years related experience and strong communication skills (both oral and written).  Associates degree and experience in accounting or related field preferred.  Must reside within 10 miles of Peru city limits within six months of hire.

Full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefit package. Please complete the Full-Time Employment Application located on our website no later than April 8th.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 Employment Application

Summer Employment

The City of Peru is seeking individuals (16 years of age and older) for temporary summer positions.  Various areas of employment for the City of Peru include but not limited to Streets, Parks, Cemetery, Electric Department, and Splash Pad.

Applications may be completed on our website by clicking on the following link: https://peruil.seamlessdocs.com/f/uk3e9l58axxs  or picked up at our drive through located at the Peru Municipal Building.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Process:

A new application must be submitted each time you want to apply for a posted position, even if it is a position for which you have previously applied.

Please be sure to read the entire employment application carefully and answer all the questions even if you are submitting a resume with your application.

All relevant fields on the application must be completed to be considered for the vacancy.

Full Time/Part-Time Employment Application

Important Items to Note:

  • If you do not have access to a computer at home to download and complete an application, computer access is available at public libraries or you can pick up a paper application at City Hall.
  • Information provided by applicants for career opportunities may be used to conduct background checks, reference checks or other activities related to the hiring process.
  • Because of the volume of applications received for some positions, not all applicants are granted an opportunity to interview. If you are selected to interview, a representative from the Human Resources Department will contact you after the advertised closing date for the vacancy.