Census 2020

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Earn extra income while helping your community. The Census is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff and supervisors.

The pay rate is $20.50 - $25.00 per hour. Mileage is reimbursed at .58/mile for field jobs. Flexible hours are available, and pay is weekly. If you have questions or need assistance with the online application, call 1-855-JOB-2020.”
Census results determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of
Representatives as well as how funds are spent on roads, schools and hospitals. Apply online at www.2020census.gov/jobs. (Link is off site and will open in a new window.)

City of Grimes

No openings at this time.

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Public Library

No openings at this time.

Employment Application


Grimes Parks And Recreation

Parks and Recreation Director Position Posting

The City of Grimes seeks motivated applicants to join its team as the Parks and Recreation Director. This is a new position that will report to the City Administrator and will plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities of the Parks and Recreation Department, including all sports and other recreational programming, and manage all facilities, within parameters set forth by local, state and federal authorities.  The Director will also provide direct leadership, supervision, and support to Parks and Recreation staff and contribute to the vision of exceptional City of Grimes service and amenities.

Top priorities for the position include, but not limited to, planning, formulating, and recommending short and long-range planning, construction, maintenance, and improvement objectives for City’s park and trail system, developing innovative recreational programming, and overseeing all Parks and Recreation facilities falling within the Department.   The Director will also manage all official channels of parks and recreation communication, including social media, email and/or other digital forms of communication, press releases, and print communication, and presents to service clubs, civic groups, City Council and other stakeholders and organizations concerning growing departmental activities. 

The successful candidate must be a self-starter, willing to be very hands on with the clerical and administrative tasks associated with carrying out the City’s Parks and Recreation functions, and be a capable and collaborative manager.  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with major coursework in Parks and/or Recreation Management, Public Administration, Business, or similar field and related experience is expected.  While equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered, the City seeks candidates with seven to ten years of experience and increasing responsibilities in park and/or recreation programming, planning, management, or related roles.

The anticipated salary range is between $90,000 - $105,000/year plus IPERS and generous insurance benefits. Those interested are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and City of Grimes Job Application to Tammy Johnson at tjohnson@grimesiowa.gov.  Application materials must be submitted electronically by June 30.
Full Details  (PDF)

Grimes Parks and Recreation Job Application - click here


Johnston-Grimes Metro Fire/EMS Department

No Openings at this time.