Job Opportunities

Grade 19 - Street Division

Street Division:  The City of Spencer is now accepting applications for Grade 19 Position in the Street Division.  Requires Class B CDL License with air brakes and tank endorsement.  Duties include snow removal, street and sewer maintenance, light construction projects, concrete and asphalt work, limited equipment operation & maintenance, and basic computer operation.  Starting pay is $17.054 per hour, plus benefits.  Applications may be obtained at the City’s website at .  Application deadline is Friday, March 9, 2018.  Questions may be referred to Mark White, Public Works Director, at (712) 580-7200.  Successful candidates will be required to pass drug screening prior to employment.  EOE


The City of Spencer is currently accepting applications for Seasonal Park & Recreation Department Employees;

Applications are available online at the link below this announcement.  Starting hourly wage is $10-$12/hour. Please direct any questions concerning the positions to Delray Bredehoeft, Park & Recreation Director, at 712-580-7260 or 712-260-4740.  Applicants must at least 18 years of age.   Applications will be taken until positions are filled.  Successful candidates will be required to pass drug screening prior to employment. EOE


Police Officer:  Lakes Area Law Enforcement Testing Coop is establishing eligibility list for current and future law enforcement openings in beautiful Iowa Great Lakes Area.  Coop consists of Armstrong, Arnolds Park, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Lake Park, Milford, Okoboji, Spencer, Spirit Lake Police Departments and Clay and Dickinson County Sheriff’s Offices.  At time of application, candidates must meet State Requirements for Law Enforcement Employment.  Applicants currently ILEA certified and employed by a Law Enforcement Agency are allowed lateral transfer.  Applicants without certification are required to pass P.O.S.T. and physical agility exams.  Successful applicants are eligible for employment by all agencies.  For details, application contact Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office, 712-336-2793, any Coop Agency, or website  Testing Dates are March 2 & 3, 2018;   location will be included with our invitation packet.  Application deadline is February 9, 2018, at 4:00 P.M. EOE

Employment Application

If interested in employment with the City of Spencer, please complete the Application form online.