Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the City of Iowa City! The City offers permanent full-time and part-time positions with competitive wages, including an excellent benefits package. Temporary and seasonal positions are also available. Details about the application process, a listing of current openings and information for new hires is below.

Application process

The City utilizes a web-based employment application process through its self services website. To apply for a job with the City, candidates must submit their application through the self services website for specific positions at the time a vacancy is actively posted. Candidates are strongly encouraged to pay attention to application deadlines for posted positions as deadlines vary by position and are strictly enforced. Résumés may be uploaded and attached to the online application but will not be accepted in place of the online application.

After you have registered and submitted your first application, your application will be saved and you will be able to use your completed application to apply for future openings. Each time you wish to apply for a position, you will have the opportunity to update and edit your application, including tailoring the applicant statement, for the new position.

Job postings and a computer workstation are available in Human Resources at City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street, Iowa City, IA 52240; 319-356-5020. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Iowa City Public Library also provides computer workstations for public use. 

Ways to learn about current openings:

Important information for applicants
Understanding the application and hiring process for City employment

The City of Iowa City is an equal opportunity employer. 
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status or other class/category protected by federal, state or local law, except where age, sex or physical or mental ability constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary for job performance. Persons who are members of a protected class are encouraged to apply.