City of Des Moines

Des Moines is the capital city and is the commercial, financial, transportation, and governmental hub of Iowa.  Extending over 80 square miles, Des Moines is home to over 212,000 people and the central city of a metropolitan area of approximately 634,000. Des Moines is a vibrant city, intersected by the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers.

Des Moines is a city with many cultural amenities, ease of commuting, Iowa State government, three higher education institutions, good schools, ample shopping, affordable housing, fine dining, great health care, and a stable high-performing local government. It also is the home of the Iowa State Fair and is the host to countless conventions, trade shows, and sporting and entertainment events each year.

 

 

10 job(s) at City of Des Moines

City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Aug 18, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Provides technical assistance and support to the City Clerk; performs directly related work as required. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven (7) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Public or Business Administration or a related field; and Considerable related office administration experience; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department to receive credit. Please send electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) accreditation completed within (5) years of appointment Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Provides technical assistance and support to the City Clerk and acts in his/her absence; Coordinates with all City Departments in preparation of weekly Council meeting agendas; Attends all council meetings and provides support in taking minutes and recording votes; Prepares agenda and summary minutes documents; Prepares and monitors Department budgets and prepares requisitions and purchase orders; Prepares and tracks ordinance items for Council agenda; Maintains City Council Minutes Index and retrieves microfilm documents; Maintains Clerk and Mayor web sites; Submits biweekly payroll; Supervises Parking Ticket and Animal License personnel, and provides direction to City Clerk office staff; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Plans, organizes and manages information dissemination, public relations activities, media relations and municipal communications including the management of the City Cable Channel and employee communications for the City of Des Moines; performs directly related work as required. The City of Des Moines promotes a healthy work life balance and offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Residency Incentive Alternative Work Arrangements Volunteer Time Parental Leave Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals 12 Paid Holidays Health/Dental/Life Insurance Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement Program Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Benefit Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) Deferred Compensation Plan matching up to 2.5% Employee Discounts Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Public Affairs, Public Relations, Communications, English, Journalism or a related field; and Considerable experience in communications/public information operations; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Transcripts need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department; electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline date. Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen. Valid Iowa Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Serves as an official City spokesperson on a wide range of municipal issues at the direction of an Assistant City Manager, including emergency scenarios; Manages communications processes within the City, including developing and implementing policies and procedures designed to improve communication systems within the City structure and more accurately and efficiently disseminate information to the public; Performs public relations/news dissemination functions, including preparing news releases, coordinating press inquiries, brochure development, conducting interviews, gathering information from individual City departments and coordinating special event media coverage; Consults with City staff to develop strategies and policies for communicating information to the media and the public to ensure accurate and timely responses to public inquiries and citizen concerns; Coordinates City-wide communication efforts, including overseeing the development and implementation of Internet computer websites; Prepares speeches and visual presentations; Creates, directs and coordinates production of a cable television live broadcasts and typed programming; Manages all City employees involved in public affairs projects, including hiring, training, supervising and evaluating daily work activities and developing strategies for positive relations with the general public; Edits and publishes a monthly newsletter; Completes special projects for the City Manager as directed; Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with Department Directors and others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental communications; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under general supervision, to perform sub-professional engineering duties with responsibility for coordinating or conducting work on phases of minor to moderately complex engineering projects including design and administration; or for performing and/or for supervising other sub-professional personnel performing routine or minor engineering project activities on one or more phases of a complex engineering project. Engineering Technicians may serve in a variety of sub-professional engineering assignments including drafting, material testing, drainage studies, inspection or assisting project engineers with the planning, design and construction of streets, sewers and other municipal projects; or may supervise other sub-professional or semi-skilled employees performing phases of engineering projects. The City of Des Moines promotes a healthy work life balance and offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Residency Incentive Alternative Work Arrangements Volunteer Time Parental Leave Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals 12 Paid Holidays Health/Dental/Life Insurance Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement Program Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Benefit Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) Deferred Compensation Plan matching up to 2.5% Employee Discounts Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school including or supplemented by courses in drafting and mathematics; and f Five years of progressively responsible experience doing sub-professional engineering work or Any equivalent combination of experience and training in which each year of education in an engineering related field may be substituted for one year of required sub-professional engineering experience. Certification as an Engineering Technician (ET) by the Institute for the Certification of Engineering Technologies sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers or, possession of a current Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certificate is preferred. Possession of a valid Iowa Driver's License or evidence of equivalent mobility required for the position. Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination, drug screen, and background check. Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. If possess an out-of-state Driver's License, submittal of certified driving records is required. All records should be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department; electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline date. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Gathers data for engineering projects; Provides project information and record information to the public; Prepares simple reports; Assists with project administration; Enforces contract specifications; Assists in the preparation of specifications; Drafts and prepares construction plans and specifications for sanitary and storm sewers, demolition, paving improvements, bridges and other structures; estimates quantities for such projects; Researches records to respond to citizen and employee requests as needed; Designs and assists in the design of public construction projects; Performs plan review of building site plans; Coordinates inspection of driveway and sidewalk construction, sewer connections, street excavation and other construction activities; Tests construction materials for conformance to specifications; Supervises other sub-professional and semi-skilled personnel performing phases of engineering projects such as surveyors, drafters, special study squads or utility coordinators; Prepares legal descriptions or prepares assessment schedules; Analyzes drainage complaints; Calculates distances, ties, angles, traverses and closures; computes quantities and determines preliminary grades; Performs related work as required. Closing Date/Time: 9/6/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Aug 11, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under limited supervision, to examine for, develop, prioritize, and preserve physical evidence at crime scenes; to document crime scenes with photographs and video; to process evidence; and to do technical related work as assigned. The City of Des Moines promotes a healthy work life balance and offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Residency Incentive Volunteer Time Parental Leave Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals 12 Paid Holidays Health/Dental/Life Insurance Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement Program Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Benefit Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) Deferred Compensation Plan matching up to 2.5% Employee Discounts Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school and two years of post-high school education, preferably in a course of study in criminology or the forensic sciences. One year of crime laboratory and/or crime scene field work may be substituted for one year of college education. Must have vision correctable to 20-20. Must be able to pass color vision test. License or Other Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa. College transcripts must be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department on or before the application deadline date. Please send transcripts electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317. Required Special Qualifications Must have vision correctable to 20-20. Must be able to pass color vision test. License or Other Requirements: Possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa. If you possess a non-Iowa driver's license, submittal of certified driving record is required by the application deadline date. Driving records may be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department: electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317. Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer polygraph exam, physical exam and drug screen. Duty hours may vary, subject to recall, and overtime is to be expected. On-call rotation will be required. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) To process crime scenes for physical evidence; Collect and preserve evidence including biohazardous materials for laboratory examination; Collect and preserve evidence for court presentation; Provide court testimony, attend pre-trial conferences, prepare exhibits for court use; Conduct crime scene and limited laboratory examination of latent fingerprints, palmprints, footprints, bite marks, glove and cloth impressions, tool marks; Photograph crime scenes and evidence; Videotape crime scenes; Package and secure evidence retrieved by self or received from others; examine and clear loaded firearms; Examine deceased persons for trace evidence and fingerprints; attend autopsies; Search arrest and fingerprint files; Write reports of activities; Take photographs of persons and accident scenes; Take fingerprints of persons- arrested and noncriminal fingerprints; Type and file fingerprint cards and other types of identification materials; Compile and maintain records; Prepare periodic reports; Duty hours may vary, subject to recall, and overtime is to be expected. Closing Date/Time: 8/22/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Aug 05, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class The principal function of an employee in this class is to plan, manage, coordinate and facilitate the successful implementation of economic development projects for the City. Under direction, to manage, negotiate and facilitate the public actions necessary for designated economic development projects that retain and/or create new jobs and increase the City's tax base; to perform directly related work as required. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance, Urban Planning or a related field; and Considerable experience in Economic Development, Real Estate or a related field; or Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. NOTE: Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department; electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Participates in and/or conducts negotiations with developers, businesses, and others regarding the public participation necessary for desired economic development; Analyzes financial and market feasibility data on projects under negotiation including project proformas, sources and uses of funds, cash flow analysis, security provisions, business profitability, underwriting, and related data; Works with others to assemble cost estimates for various public actions such as land acquisition, relocation, demolition, and public improvements; Researches and performs cost comparison analyses between proposed City development sites and alternative or competing development sites; Conducts tax and public benefit analyses for economic development projects; Prepares detailed written reports and recommendations for presentation to Mayor and Council, City Manager, developers, businesses, advisory boards, and community groups; Makes oral presentations to public and private groups; Serves as staff to Council-appointed advisory Boards; Participates in meetings with developers, businesses, citizens, community leaders, and City personnel on economic development projects and programs; Assists City Legal Staff in preparation of Development Agreements; Assists consultants on issues involving economic and market feasibility, and project implementation; Establishes project schedules, project budgets, and compliance requirements; Serves as a central point of contact for businesses, developers and contractors who use City economic development services including financial assistance, site selection assistance, urban renewal, and other municipal actions and services related to a specific project; Utilizes and develops financing sources including tax increment, Federal CDBG funds, State of Iowa funds, Small Business Administration, private sector contributions, and other economic development assistance; Prepares grant applications for economic development projects; Markets programs to bankers, real estate professionals, neighborhood groups, developers and others; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 8/26/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Aug 05, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class This is responsible professional and supervisory work developing and implementing fire protection engineering programs and services. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Fire Protection Engineering or closely related academic field. Engineering-In-Training (EIT) preferred but not required ; and Two years experience in professional fire protection engineering work or a closely related field preferred but not required. Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department to receive credit. Please send electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility; Engineering-In-Training (EIT) or license in the State of Iowa as a Professional Engineer preferred. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Reviews, evaluates, and approves building plans and specifications; plans for sprinkler systems; fire alarm systems; standpipe systems; special hazard protection systems; and water supply installations from a fire protection engineering perspective. Review petitions for variances and develops the Department's position on such requests. Participates in the Fire Department's new construction inspection program. Supervise staff in the completion of required tests and inspections relative to fire protection aspects of new construction projects and fire protection systems. Supervise the certification of buildings for occupancy and the acceptance of the fire protection systems and/or determine specific requirements for correction. Provides high-level fire protection engineering expertise and consultation to other Sections of the Fire Department. Assists with planning and researching future needs of the Fire Department. Provides on-scene technical support at emergency incidents. Provides information on property fire protection features, equipment or devices and on structural conditions or hazards to the incident commander. Assists with fire investigation as to origin and cause. Provide specialized fire protection engineering consultation to other City departments, architects, engineers, property owners, contractors, etc., as appropriate. Coordinates the detailed development and revision of related fire codes and ordinances for protection of life, property and preservation of the environment. Works with state and local officials in the code development process, as appropriate. Maintains knowledge of current technological advances related to fire protection engineering. Performs specialized research applicable to fire protection issues. Maintains a high level of technical expertise by attending schools and seminars where applicable. Develops and recommends policies and procedures relating to fire prevention, fire protection, and fire inspection practices. Recommends policy and procedural changes in fire prevention and suppression activities as appropriate. Prepares and presents training programs for Fire Department personnel in areas related to fire protection systems, fire chemistry, special hazards, inspection techniques and building construction. Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Communicates and coordinates regularly with others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of departmental operations and activities; Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 9/12/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Aug 02, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class NOTE : Starting salary is $86,258.00-$92,872.00 annually. Provides professional legal representation for the City of Des Moines; works independently with minimal supervision; performs related work as required. Click here for complete job description. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Juris Doctorate degree; AND A minimum of two years of practicing municipal law, real estate regulation, transactional work or real estate development experience preferred. Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department to receive credit. Please send electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer, physical examination and drug screen; AND Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility; AND Admission to practice law in the State of Iowa at the time of closing date. The City of Des Moines's Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven (7) months of the appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Advises the Plan and Zoning Commission and attends Commission meetings on a regular basis; Advises the Zoning Board of Adjustment and attends Board meetings on a regular basis; Advises the Access Advisory Board and attends Board meetings; Attends meetings and advises other City boards and commissions as requested; Advises the Development Services Department on matters relating to platting and building codes; Helps plan economic development programs and draft agreements for related projects and assists with related real estate transactions; Advises Housing Services Department as requested; Prepares and conducts tax sale acquisitions; Reviews abstracts, title certificates and prepares title opinions as requested; Prepares and conducts eminent domain proceedings as requested; Reviews minor procurement contracts and assists with advising the Procurement Division as requested; Reviews licenses and bonds and advises the Traffic and Transportation Division on right-of-way management matters; Review and advise on nuisances, special assessments and administrative enforcement for Public Works Department; Prosecution of pretreatment and discharge violations; Reviews and advises Engineering Department regarding State grant agreements; Assists with advising the Public Works Department on legal matters as requested; Performs special projects for the City Attorney, Deputy City Attorneys, or other supervisor(s) as requested; Represents the City before state and federal administrative agencies, boards and commissions; Performs professional legal work and review related to federal, state and municipal issues; Studies City, State, Federal and general municipal law for information and precedents having bearing on City legal problems; Provides legal advice, opinions and training to City Staff, City Boards, Committees, Commissions and agencies, and attends meetings of those bodies; Researches, prepares and compiles proposed ordinances and resolutions and proposed amendments to existing ordinances; Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews publications and audiovisual materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; Responds to citizens' questions and comments in a courteous and timely manner; Performs other related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification. Closing Date/Time: 9/2/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Jul 27, 2022
Part Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under direction, plans, organizes, supervises and directs a specialized area within the City's recreation division, or a specialized type of recreation activity at a community recreation center or other recreation venue including outdoor events, and performs related work as required. Approximate work schedule: This position will work on average less than 20 hours per week. Hours may vary from 13 to 33 per week based on business need. Generally, Monday through Friday 8am to 2pm or 2pm to 8pm and occasional weekends. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school or GED; and One year of experience facilitating recreational or group activities in areas such as aquatics, athletics, music, arts, childcare, or education. Post-high school education in recreation, leisure services, education or related field may be substituted for the required experience. If applicable, college transcripts must be submitted with your application or separately to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department by email to humanresources @dmgov.org, by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail or hand delivery to 1551 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 on or before the application deadline in order to receive credit. Required Special Qualifications Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) required upon hire (training is provided); and An applicable, valid driver's license is required when work assignment requires driving a vehicle. Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen and background check. The City of Des Moines' Residency Requirement is in effect for this position. Applicant must be a resident of the City of Des Moines within seven (7) months of appointment date and maintain residency within the City of Des Moines while employed in this position. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Leads programs and instructs participants on facility or program rules. Trains staff in leadership techniques, methods of activity planning, safety and public relations. Works closely with other recreation staff to assure the proper development of assigned activities. Works with community organizations and public to develop their interests in recreation programs. Organizes and supervises one or more recreational activities such as year-round programs, aquatics programs, day camps, trips, arts and cultural activities, nature activities, sports and games, special population activities, equity programs, senior activities or special events. Recruits and trains volunteers to assist with program implementation. Maintains discipline and observes necessary precautions to ensure safety of activity and program participants. Issues and monitors use of recreation supplies and equipment. Maintains attendance and activity statistics and creates and updates regular reports. Collects admissions and program registration fees. Decorates center or venue with seasonal displays. Researches and orders recreation supplies and equipment. Performs minor custodial functions such as sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, etc. to maintain clean and safe activity space. May drive a vehicle for transportation of program/activity participants. Performs related work as required. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Jul 19, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under supervision, to conduct and coordinate the review of building plans for compliance with building code requirements and related regulations. Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in engineering, architecture, or closely related field; AND Two years of experience in building design work with emphasis on structural design; OR Any equivalent combination in which an additional two years of experience may substitute for one year of formal education. Transcripts verifying degree conferred need to be submitted to the City of Des Moines Human Resources Department to receive credit. Please send electronically to humanresources@dmgov.org , by fax to 515-237-1680, or by mail to 1551 E MLK Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50317 by the application deadline . Required Special Qualifications Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the State of Iowa. Possession of a current Plans Examiner certificate issued by the International Code Council (ICC) within the first twenty-four months of employment. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) Reviews building plans, specifications, and structural calculations for compliance with building and fire safety codes. Consults with designers, contractors, and the general public regarding code applications and building construction methods and materials. Answers requests from citizens for information regarding code requirements. Keeps informed of new building construction methods and materials. Prepares reports pertaining to building code enforcement; may make recommendations for code changes. Assists in the issuance of building permits. Makes field inspections as required. Acts for supervisor in his/her absence or when directed. Performs related work as required. Closing Date/Time: 8/29/2022 4:00 PM Central
City of Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Jul 19, 2022
Full Time
Distinguishing Features of the Class Under supervision, performs technical on-site field survey work and performs technical instrumentation work of a field survey crew, and to do related work as required. Click here for a complete review of the Job Classification. NOTE: Starting pay rate is $26.51/hour The City of Des Moines promotes a healthy work life balance and offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Residency Incentive Volunteer Time Parental Leave Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals 12 Paid Holidays Health/Dental/Life Insurance Wellness Programs Tuition Reimbursement Program Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Benefit Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS) Deferred Compensation Plan matching up to 2.5% Employee Discounts Acceptable Experience and Training Graduation from high school, or possession of a GED. One year of experience in field survey work or successful completion of the special in-service training program including specialized coursework in mathematics and surveying principles as approved and specified by the City Engineer. Applicants must submit proof (high school or college transcripts) of algebra and geometry courses with application to received credit. Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat and cold . Required Special Qualifications • Candidates for positions in this class must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen; • Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility. Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only) • Assists the surveyor in performing a wide variety of field survey crew assignments; • Operates various survey instruments and instructs other crew members in their operation; • Performs simple engineering and surveying drafting duties as directed; • Assists in the keeping of proper field notes showing distances, angles, benchmarks, etc; checks work for completeness and accuracy; • Assists in routine manual work including clearing the line of sight, locating monuments and setting stakes and hubs; • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification.Closing Date/Time: 9/5/2022 4:00 PM Central