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.

Application  (PDF)

Grimes Public Library

Head of Circulation:

The Grimes Public Library has an opening for Head of Circulation. Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Head of Circulation manages the Circulation Department and is in charge of the circulation of library materials, collects fines/fees, processes reserved items for patrons, and assists Director with computer maintenance. Supervises Circulation Clerks and Filers in conjunction with the Director. Assists patrons with directional information, reader’s advisory and reference. Develops and executes Adult Programing in coordination with other programming librarians. Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Salary is $15.45/hour. Review of applications will begin immediately, and position will remain open until filled. To apply please submit cover letter, resume, three professional references, and completed application to
Complete Details  (PDF)

 Application  (PDF)

Grimes Parks And Recreation

Grimes Parks and Recreation Job Application - click here

Grimes Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for Fall/Winter Weekend Supervisors at the Grimes Community Complex.  Shifts might include Saturdays from 9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm or later for after-hour rentals, and Sundays from Noon-3pm and then again 3-6pm.  Please fill out the application and return to Brett Barber by email at or by stopping in to the Grimes Parks and Recreation Office at 410 SE Main Street in Grimes.

Grimes Fire/EMS Department

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.