Welcome to the City of Iowa City Firefighter recruitment webpage!

This page contains detailed information and important resources regarding our current recruitment and hiring process for the position of Firefighter including a message from Chief Grier for persons interested in a career with the Iowa City Fire Department.

Message from Chief Grier

Persons interested in applying should review the candidate information packet in detail.  The candidate information packet can be found here.


Process Requirements:

Candidates to be recommended for the Civil Service hiring list will be selected from those successfully completing each step of this process.

*Review Candidate Information Packet for information on CPAT orientation and practice session dates and requirements


Written test results and CPAT times will be posted below


Important supplemental information about the process


Contact information:

Human Resources
410 E. Washington St
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: 319-356-5020
Fax: 319-356-5027
jobs@iowa-city.org

It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees. 

The Iowa Smokefree Air Act prohibits smoking in all public buildings owned, leased, or operated by or under the control of the City of Iowa City, including the grounds of the public buildings such as the sidewalks and the sitting or standing areas immediately adjacent to the buildings. Also, smoking is prohibited in all vehicles owned, leased, or operated by or under the control of the City of Iowa City.