Job Openings

The City of Fort Dodge is currently recruiting for the positions of:

Airport Operations Worker

The City of Fort Dodge is currently accepting applications for the position of Airport Operations Worker. Interested individuals should complete and submit their application as soon as possible. You may also attach a cover letter and resume describing your experience and qualifications. Interviews for qualified individuals will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Recreation Technician II

The City of Fort Dodge is currently accepting applications for the Recreation Technician II position. Resumes and cover letters are not required, but strongly encouraged. Online applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on March 27, 2020. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply. A post-offer, pre-employment physical including drug screen and physical capacity evaluation is required of the selected candidate. AA/EOE

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Ongoing Opportunities: 

Emergency Medical Technicians



Fort Dodge Police / Webster County Sheriff Reserve Officer

The Fort Dodge Police Department / Webster County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit is hiring! Reserve Officers assist the officers of the Fort Dodge Police Department as well as the deputies of Webster County Sheriff’s Office by working special events, concerts, performing traffic control duties, assisting at crime scenes, and riding with full time officers to assist with calls.  Reserve officers must meet ILEA standards including passing the physical fitness standards.  Completed applications should be emailed to to or drop them off at the Law Enforcement Center located at 702 1st Ave. South. 


Part Time/Seasonal Opportunities:

2020 Seasonal Laborer - Public Works

Individuals in the Streets and Warehouse divisions will work Monday through Friday 7 am to 3:30 pm during the Summer season. Individuals in the Traffic Safety division will work Monday through Friday 4 am to noon.

2020 Parks, Recreation & Forestry Seasonal Employees

Having difficulty applying? See our Seasonal Parks & Rec Application tutorial.

Seasonal Parks & Recreation applicants who are 18 years of age and older that receive a conditional offer of employment will need to complete a background check if the following criteria are met:

  • The individual will be working with or around children; and/or
  • The individual will be handling money


Please see the Criteria for Exclusion for background results that would disqualify an individual from full-time, part-time and seasonal employment.

The City of Fort Dodge is Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any protected status.  If you need accommodations during the selection process because of a disability, please notify the HR Director at 515-576-6869 and we will provide appropriate accommodations.  

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The following is a courtesy posting for the US Census Bureau:

Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau is responsible for conducting the nationwide census. While the next census itself will be taken in 2020, the Census Bureau is already recruiting to fill important positions. Learn more and apply online at $15.00/hour and $0.58/mile.

Census 2020

The following is a courtesy posting for the TSA:

The TSA is now hiring for the part-time Transportation Security Officer (TSO) position at Fort Dodge Municipal Airport. No experience is required. Apply online at



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