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, national orgin, genetics, physical or mental handicap or veteran status.
Employment Opportunities

City of Grimes

Public Works (full time):  We are seeking qualified applicants to work full time in the street department. Applicants will be required to meet the following: Ability to acquire a class B-CDL with air brake endorsement, pass a drug screen, lift 50lbs, efficiently work in seasonal temperatures, operate heavy equipment, work fluctuating and extended hours, misc janitorial, and other duties as assigned. Experience working with concrete and asphalt as well as operating heavy machinery is preferred. Please submit your application and resume to Dave Sigler at Grimes City Hall located at 101 NE Harvey ST.

Part-time Seasonal:
  School crossing guard. Contact Dave Sigler at 986-3036 for more information.

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Public Library

No openings at this time

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Parks And Recreation

Grimes Parks and Recreation Job Application - click here

We are now HIRING part-time facility supervisors at the GCC starting at $9.00/hr. Weekday shift could be 530-830pm or 5-9pm during the winter. Weekend shifts are 3-4 hours-Saturdays from 9-12pm, 12-3pm and Sundays from 12-3 and 3-6pm. Looking for dependable adults to handle the traffic flow at the GCC, rentals and program registrations for the Grimes Parks and Recreation. Apply today by emailing Brett at or by texting him at 515-205-8881. Position would start in December. Great way to meet people in this community!

Grimes Fire/EMS Department

Application  (PDF)

Firefighter/EMT/Paramedic (paid on-call):

The Grimes Fire Department is accepting applications for paid-on-call staff. The department seeks individuals already possessing Iowa or National Fire Certifications and/or EMS Certifications, but will train individuals wanting to work in a paid-on-call role. Grimes residency is required.

Compensation is competitive, depending on qualifications. Applicants must possess a valid Iowa driver's license, be at least 18 years of age, and be able to successfully complete a criminal history background check. The Grimes Fire Department also requires a doctor's release stating members are physically qualified to participate in fire fighting/EMS activities.

An application can be obtained at the Grimes Fire Station, 200 S James Street, Grimes, Iowa 50111. 
For more information please call 515.986.4444.