City Hall: 515.986.3036
Park & Rec: 515.986.2143
Library: 515.986.3551


The City of Grimes is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity,  national origin, genetics, physical or mental handicap or veteran status.
Employment Opportunities

City of Grimes

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Grimes Public Library

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Grimes Parks And Recreation

Grimes Parks and Recreation Job Application - click here

Part-time GCC Facility Supervisor (Nights 5-9pm, Weekends 3-4 hour shifts):  Contact Brett Barber at for more information.

Johnston-Grimes Metro Fire/EMS Department

The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department, IA, is currently accepting applications for full-time Firefighter. Applicants must possess a valid Iowa driver’s license. Minimum requirements are certification as an Iowa or National Firefighter I (Firefighter II preferred), Hazardous Materials Operations and Emergency Medical Services certification as an Iowa EMT. All certifications will be verified with the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau, IDPH – Bureau of EMS and/or NREMT.
Starting annual salary July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018:
Entry Firefighter/Paramedic = $49,196
Lateral Entry*, 1 years = $51,164
Entry Firefighter/EMT = $45,248
Lateral Entry, 1 years = $47,726
Lateral Entry, 2 years = $53,211 Lateral Entry, 2 years = $48,933
A physical ability test and written exam are required for the position. Must be at least 18 years old, but less than 65 years old, to apply. Each city offers an excellent wage and benefit package.
Individuals interested in applying for a position must submit an online employment application with copies of current certifications by 12:00 pm on Friday, December 15, 2017. Applications are available at the following link:
Complete Details and Instructions (PDF)