Employment Opportunities

Equipment Operator II

The City of Creston is seeking to hire a Public Works Equipment Operator II.  This is a full-time position with benefits and a probationary period of six months.  Requirements include heavy equipment operation experience and a Class "B" CDL with airbrake endorsement.  A post-offer drug screen and physical are required.  A complete job description can be found below.

If interested, send a resume and application to:
City of Creston
Attn:  City Clerk
116 W Adams Street
P.O. Box 449
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail to: lwilliamson@crestoniowa.org

Applications will be taken until the position is filled.

Equipment Operator II Job Description
Employment Application

Programming Specialist

The Gibson Memorial Library is seeking a Full-Time Programming Specialist.

This is a full-time position of 40 hours per week with night and weekend availability.  Under the direction of the Library Director, the Programming Specialist develops, plans, coordinates, executes, and evaluates programs.  The Programming Specialist leads small, medium and large-scale programs and events involving multiple staff members, departments, community members and volunteers. The ideal candidate will use marketing techniques and social media (Facebook, Instagram, Library website) to create event materials, flyers and signage and other promotional materials as needed.  The candidate should be a self-starter, work well with others, provide excellent customer service and be able to start and finish projects in a timely manner with minimal supervision.  This position requires understanding of library operations, policies and will be required to perform off-site programming and outreach and be able to complete library assistant tasks.

Applications and materials (resume and cover letter) will be accepted through Friday, May 27, 2022, or until the position is filled.

Please fill out a City of Creston application, which can be found online at: www.creston.lib.ia.us/about/jobs

Full job description (www.creston.lib.ia.us/download_file/view/9126)

Review of submitted applications will begin Monday, May 30, 2022.

Please submit materials to:
 Aric Bishop, Director
 Gibson Memorial Library
 200 W. Howard
 Creston, IA 50801
 641.782.2277
aricgbishop@gmail.com

Public Works Director

The City of Creston is seeking to hire a Public Works Director.  Under the director of the City Administrator, the Public Works Director is responsible for the general administration, development and direction of the Public Works Department, Code Compliance and supervision of a number of City functions including street maintenance, wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, building and grounds maintenance, mapping and capital improvements.  A complete job description and application can be found below.

If interested, send a resume and application to:
City of Creston
Attn:  City Clerk
116 W Adams Street
P.O. Box 449
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail to: lwilliamson@crestoniowa.org

Applications will be taken until the position is filled.

Public Works Director Job Description
Employment Application

Part-Time Seasonal Positions

The City of Creston is accepting applications for the following part-time, seasonal positions:

  • Parks & Cemetery Grounds Maintenance Workers
  • Pool Cashiers
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Grounds Maintenance/General Labor Worker

Links to the City of Creston Employment Application and Job Descriptions can be found below.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

If interested, please submit a completed application to:
City of Creston
Attn:  City Clerk
116 W Adams Street
P.O. Box 449
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail to: lwilliamson@crestoniowa.org

City of Creston Employment Application
Employment Application

Job Descriptions
Grounds Maintenance Worker
Pool Cashier
Waste Water Treatment Plant General Labor Worker

Career Firefighter

The City of Creston Fire Department is taking applications for the position of Career Firefighter.  Links to the job description and application can be found below.  Minimum requirements are Firefighter 1 certification.  If interested, submit a completed application to:

Creston Fire Department
500 N Sumner
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail to crestonfire@crestoniowa.org

This position will remain open until filled.  For more information please contact Fire Chief, Todd Jackson, at 641-782-5610.

Firefighter Job Description
City of Creston Employment Application

Part-Time Dispatcher

The City of Creston is seeking to hire a Part-Time 911 Dispatcher.  Work hours vary but will be mostly nights and weekends. Starting wage will be $18.48/hour with a sign-on bonus for ILEA certification.

Links to the Job Description and Employment Application can be found below.  Applications can also be picked up in person at the Law Enforcement Center, 302 N Pine Street, Creston.

If interested, please submit a completed application to:
Creston Police Department
302 N Pine Street
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail to tfitzgerald@uclec.com

This position will remain open until filled and testing will be scheduled at a later date.

Dispatcher Job Description
Employment Application

If you have any questions about this position, please call 641-782-8402.

Code Compliance Officer

The City of Creston is currently seeking to hire a Code Compliance Officer who will be responsible for enforcing the provisions of the Zoning and Municipal Codes adopted by the City of Creston.  This individual must be skilled in decision making, be personable and work well with the public in an understanding but firm manner.

This is a full-time position with benefits and a six-month probationary period.  The wage will range from $21.64 to $26.44 per hour based on qualifications and experience.  A complete job description can be found below.

If interested, please submit a completed application along with a cover letter and resume to:

City of Creston
Attn: City Clerk
116 W Adams St
PO Box 449
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail lwilliamson@crestoniowa.org

This position will remain open until filled.  Post offer drug screen and physical are required.

Questions regarding this employment opportunity should be directed to Mike Taylor, City Administrator, 641-782-2000, ext. 202 or e-mail mike@crestoniowa.org.

Code Compliance Officer Job Description
City of Creston Employment Application

Volunteer Firefighters

The Creston Fire Department is always looking for candidates to join their team.  If interested in becoming a volunteer firefighter please complete the application below and send to:
Creston Fire Department
500 N Sumner
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail completed application to crestonfire@iowatelecom.net

Application for Volunteer Membership

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Creston is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Form at any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter by mail to:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director
Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax:  202-690-7442