Job Opportunities

FIRE FIGHTER/ENGINEER TESTING

THE CITY OF SPENCER IS SEEKING QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS TO FILL A CIVIL SERVICE QUALIFIED LIST FOR THE POSITION OF FIREFIGHTER/ENGINEER WITHIN THE SPENCER FIRE DEPARTMENT.  AGE RANGE IS 21-60.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN INDIVIDUAL WHO CAN BECOME OR IS FAMILIAR WITH MODERN FIREFIGHTING, RESCUE, AND FIRE PREVENTION TECHNIQUES.  ABILITY TO PERFORM MAINTENANCE ON FIRE STATION, FIRE TRUCKS/PUMPS, AND OTHER FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT.  SUBJECT WILL BE EXPECTED TO MASTER TRUCK AND PUMP OPERATIONS SHORTLY AFTER ENTRANCE ON DUTY.

COMPLETION OF STANDARD HIGH SCHOOL COURSES OR ITS EQUIVALENT.  FIREFIGHTER TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION A PLUS OR A COMBINATION OF WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION.  MUST HAVE A VALID IOWA DRIVERS LICENSE AND OBTAIN FIRE PUMP OPERATOR CERTIFICATION WITHIN 2 MONTHS OF HIRE.  MUST PASS WRITTEN TEST, PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST, AND INTERVIEW AS DIRECTED BY THE SPENCER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.  MUST MEET ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS SET BY THE CODE OF IOWA CHAPTER 400 AND BY THE SPENCER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.  CERTIFIED LIST WILL BE MAINTAINED BY THE SPENCER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.

A WRITTEN TEST AND PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST WILL BE GIVEN.   THE WRITTEN TEST WILL BE GIVEN AT 5:30PM ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017, AT THE SPENCER CITY HALL, 418 2ND AVENUE WEST, SPENCER IOWA.   CANDIDATES WHO PASS THE WRITTEN TEST WILL BE CONTACTED WITH TIME AND DATE OF AGLITY TEST.

APPLICATION FORMS AND AN APPOINTMENT TO TAKE THE TEST CAN BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING THE SPENCER CITY CLERK’S OFFICE, AT (712) 580-7200, EXT. 213 BEFORE 5:00 PM ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017.

BY ORDER OF THE SPENCER CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant – City Hall: The City of Spencer is now accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant at City Hall.  Starting pay is $17.436 per hour.  This position performs a wide variety of office tasks, including providing information to citizens, telephone work, assisting City Clerk,  Public Works, City Manager and other Departments, preparation of Agendas and Minutes, working with computer document storage, cemetery administration, cash collections, issue licenses and permits, as well as other office duties as assigned.  Employee must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.  High school graduate or equivalent is required and 2 years’ experience in finance related work. Minimum of two years of experience in Administrative Office Work, preferable a two year business degree.  Applications may be obtained at www.spenceriowacity.com.  Application deadline is November 15, 2017.  Questions may be referred to Theresa Reardon, City Clerk at (712)580-7200, extension 213.  Successful candidate will be required to pass pre-employment drug test.  EOE.

Finance Assistant

The City of Spencer is now accepting applications for the position of Finance Assistant in the Finance Department.  Starting pay is $17.436 per hour.  This position performs a wide variety of financial tasks, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, processing payroll, month end reporting, working with the City’s insurance providers, purchasing, assisting with citizen inquiries, as well as other office duties as assigned.  Employee must have the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.  High school graduate or equivalent is required and 2 years’ experience in finance related work. Minimum 2- year degree in accounting or business is preferred or equivalent combination of experience and training.  Applications may be obtained at www.spenceriowacity.com.  Application deadline is November 15, 2017.  Questions may be referred to Brian Weuve, Finance Director at (712)580-7200, extension 212.  Successful candidate will be required to pass pre-employment drug test.  EOE.

Employment Application

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