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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

Census 2020

CENSUS JOBS! $15.00 - $16.50 per hour
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City of Grimes

Senior Engineering Technician - Full Time: $65,769.00 -  $87,472.00

Under the general supervision of the City Engineer, supervises the construction phase services for the City of Grimes in relation to public infrastructure being constructed with capital improvement plan (CIP) projects and private development projects.  Work duties may include supervision and workload management of Engineering Technicians and Interns, when applicable.  Work duties include assisting the City Engineer with the following: civil engineering tasks for in-house design projects; managing consultant engineer designed CIP projects; reviewing public infrastructure incident to private development projects; maintaining the City of Grimes geographic information system (GIS); and coordinating with franchise utility owners on relocations, permits, and responding to complaints and inquiries from the general public, city staff and contractors. Resumes and applications should be emailed to City Engineer Matt Ahrens at . Deadline to apply is Friday October 11th.
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Application  (PDF)

Grimes Public Library

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Parks And Recreation

Grimes Parks and Recreation Job Application - click here

updated 4.24.19- Taking applications until filled

-FILLED (4.24.19) 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 Assistants-
-FILLED (4.24.19)- Summer- Assist Program Supervisors in setting up, organizing the program, supervising groups of kids, cleaning up when done. Bam Bam Tball (May/June/July), Tiny Kickers Soccer (June/July), Tiny Adventures (June-August), 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 Sunday afternoons from 3-6pm in January-February.  Pay is $12/hr.

FILLED 5.20.19 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





Johnston-Grimes Metro Fire/EMS Department

No openings at this time.