Employment Information


Building/Zoning Official

The City of Jefferson, IA is taking applications for a full-time Building/Zoning Official.  Duties include all phases of residential, commercial, & industrial construction work for compliance with building, electrical, plumbing & mechanical codes, zoning laws & approved plans, local and state ordinances, specifications, & standards.   Responsible for addressing building and zoning code enforcement.  Also in charge of the development of housing in the City along with assisting in the development of City owed properties.  

Must have knowledge of federal, state, and local building codes & safety requirements.  High school diploma or equivalent required. Technical certification or licensure may be required.  IPERS & major medical.  Salary range $49,000-$61,000 DOQ.  Application & job description available at City Hall, 220 N. Chestnut, Jefferson, IA  50129 & below.  Applications due by 5:00 p.m. September 18, 2020.  EOE

Building/Zoning Official Job Description (PDF)

City of Jefferson Job Application (Fillable PDF)

Patrol Officer

The City of Jefferson is seeking applications to fill (2) full-time positions of patrol officer. ILEA Certification preferred. Must meet minimum hiring standards as set by ILEA. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications may be obtained/sent to the Jefferson Police Department, 204 S Chestnut, Jefferson, IA 50129, by calling 515-386-2136, or requested by email at mclouse@jeffersonpd.net. Applications can also be obtained at www.cityofjeffersoniowa.org under the Police Department tab or below.

$2000.00 Sign on Bonus.

$200.00 per month payback for qualifying Criminal Justice Degree during contract period.

Jefferson Police Department Application (PDF)