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

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


The general duties are:  assists with the financial operations within the City, including the operating budget and capital improvement program, capital equipment plan, bond sales, purchasing procedures, financial reports, reporting guidelines, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets accounting and payroll. Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and three years of related experience in local government finance operations or six years of non-governmental accounting experience.   General knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Governmental Accounting Principles.  General knowledge of current principles and practices of municipal finance operations and auditing procedures.  Salary range $60,000-$77,000 DOQ.  The City of Grimes is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer.

Application deadline 5:00 p.m. September 07, 2016.  All applicants must complete an application. Absolutely NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!
Completed applications may be dropped off at City Hall or emailed to Olivia DeYoung.

More Details (PDF)

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Public Library

No openings at this time

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Parks And Recreation

Grimes Parks and Recreation Job Application - click here

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.