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.

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. 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.


Employment application and job description can be found at under job opportunities or by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at 101 Emmons Street Hiawatha, Iowa 52233. EOE.


Job Description






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.

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The City of Hiawatha is an equal opportunity employer.




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