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City of Grimes

No openings at this time.

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Public Library

Library Associate (Part Time)

Salary: $11.30

Hours: 2 evenings a week and the 3rd and 5th weekends of the month for an average of 12.5 hours/week

Closing: Open until filled

Job Description

Please submit a completed City of Grimes Employment application to heid@grimeslibrary.org. to be considered for this position.


Summer Reading Intern (Seasonal)

Salary: $11.00

Time frame: May 27th – August 5th

Hours: Approx. 10-15 hours/week

Closing: 4/3/2020 11:59 PM Central

Grimes Public Library is seeking an intern to assist with Summer Reading Programming. Applicants must be enthusiastic, outgoing, adaptable, and enjoy working with children birth through elementary. Summer reading interns may have any of the following responsibilities:

  • Present storytimes for children birth-preschool
  • Oversee Monday Movies
  • Space preparation and cleanup, and crowd control for Summer Reading performers
  • Promoting the Library at community events ie: Governor’s Days and Movies in the Park
  • Assisting in Teen and Children’s Summer Reading Final Parties
  • Overseeing Summer Reading participation and teen volunteers
  • Working some weekends as programming requires

Qualifications: Applicants must have a high school diploma and experience working with children. Applicants with or working toward a degree in library science, education, or early childhood development are preferred.

Requirements: Please submit a completed City of Grimes Employment application and cover letter to fionn@grimeslibrary.org by April 3rd, 2020 to be considered for this position.

Employment Application


Grimes Parks And Recreation

Grimes Parks and Recreation Job Application - click here

updated 1.8.2020- Taking applications until filled

-Part-time GCC Facility Assistants- During school year, hours are a few weekdays from 3:30-5:30pm or as needed. Greeting/assisting people entering the GCC. Routine cleaning of rooms (trash, vacuum, dust) and helping set up tables/chairs for evening or weekend activities. Must be responsible and dependable and have ability to work on your own.  Wage starts at $8.50-$9.25/hr.
Part-time Seasonal Program Supervisors and Assistants-
-Open to Apply on February 1 Summer- Assist Program Supervisors in setting up, organizing the program, supervising groups of kids, cleaning up when done. Bam Bam Tball (May/June), Tiny Kickers Soccer (June/July), Summer Adventures (June-August), and various other camps.
-Fall/Winter- Assist Program Supervisor in setting up/cleaning up from sports/programs, keeping score, etc for Youth Flag Football (Aug-Oct), Youth Volleyball (Sept-Oct), Youth Basketball (Dec/Jan), Adult Indoor Volleyball (Nov/Dec), Adult Men's Basketball (Jan-March). Assistants can be hired seasonally per program. Wage starts at $8.50-$9/hr.

Adult or Youth Program Supervisors- Looking for adults who can set-up and close-up after the programs.  Adult programming is on Wednesdays from 6-9pm (Includes CoEd VBall from Nov-Dec and Men's Basketball from Jan-March).  Pay is $15/hr.  Youth programming includes Saturday morning and afternoon basketball in December and January.  Ages 4-5 Basketball on Saturday afternoons from 3-6pm in December/January.  Pay is $15/hr.

Part-time GCC Facility Supervisor- Nights 5-8 or 9pm, Weekends 3-4 hour shifts- For Adults, starts at $9.00-$9.50/hr. Usually work 4-6 shifts per month.  Please fill out the application and send to Brett Barber at bbarber@grimesiowa.gov


Johnston-Grimes Metro Fire/EMS Department

Deputy Chief - Full Time:
Under the supervision of the Fire Chief, plans and directs the day to day fire and EMS operations and training of all personnel. Exercises supervisory control over the full time Captains and subordinates during all training sessions and emergency scene operations, as assigned.  Assumes operational responsibilities of the department in the absence of the Fire Chief.

Full Job Description  (PDF)
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