The City of Hiawatha no longer accepts unsolicited applications.

It is the City's policy not to accept unsolicited applications and/or resumes. The City will only accept applications and/or resumes when there is a job opening available, advertised and/or posted at City Hall and on the City Website.

Employment Application

Water System Supervisor

The City of Hiawatha is accepting applications for a full-time Water System Supervisor position. Individual will be responsible for working as part of a team, operating a variety of equipment and machinery and performing a wide range of tasks related to safe and effective operations of City Water Treatment and Distribution system. Must have three years supervisory experience and have and maintain a Grade II Water Treatment and Water Distribution Certification. On-call, after hours and weekend work will be required. Pre-employment physical, drug test, valid Class B CDL with air brake endorsement and references required. Must be 18 to apply. Starting rate of pay is $26.99 per hour with excellent benefits. Applications will be accepted in the City Clerk's Office until February 19, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. EOE.

Water System Supervisor Job Description

Water System Supervisor Job Description PDF Format


Seasonal Parks Maintenance Positions Available

The City of Hiawatha is accepting applications for three Seasonal Parks Maintenance positions. The Seasonal Parks Maintenance positions are responsible for performing a wide variety of activities related to the city parks and other city facilities. The City is looking for self motivated individuals with good communication skills, ability to follow instructions, operate construction equipment, complete minor repairs; includes mowing, trimming and weeding. Other responsibilities include cleaning restrooms and emptying trash after park and community center rentals. Weekend work may be required. Any combination of education and experience providing the required skills is beneficial. Pre-employment physical and a valid driver’s license required. Must be 18 to apply. Application must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by March 11, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. EOE.

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Job Description

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Job Description PDF Format


Part-Time Fire Medic

Job Summary:

Protects life and property by performing emergency medical service, fire fighting, hazardous materials, fire prevention, education, and training duties. Operates and maintains fire and EMS equipment, apparatus, and facilities.

How to Apply:

All interested parties MUST SUBMIT Hiawatha Employment Application. Applications are available at the City of Hiawatha City Hall, 101 Emmons Street, Hiawatha, IA. 52233.

Deadline to Apply:

Applications are accepted year round.

Employment Status:

Part Time 16 - 30 hours a week.

Hours are not guaranteed and may vary as needed.

Regular Hours:

The incumbent may be required to work days, weekends, early mornings, evenings or overnights as needed.

Tentative Start Date:


Specific Qualifications:

Three years experience in the fire service with transport EMS experience. Certification as Paramedic Specialist, Firefighter 1, and related training. Possession of valid Iowa driver's license.

Emphasis on this position is the delivery of Advanced Life Support EMS, however, applicant must have the ability to function as a firefighter, including performing interior operations wearing an PPE and SCBA, and the driving and operating of various fire apparatus.

Candidates are required to complete pre-employment, post offer physical, drug screen, and background check.

The City of Hiawatha is an equal opportunity employer.




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