Employment Opportunities

OTTUMWA CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ENTRANCE EXAM FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF ELIGIBILITY LIST

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  4:30 P.M. January 31, 2018

TEST DATE FOR QUALIFYING APPLICANTS:  February 26 & 27, 2018

FIREFIGHTER

Salary $14.39-$18.19

REQUIREMENTS:  High school graduate or equivalent; EMT certification required prior to appointment; valid Commercial D Iowa drivers license required within 60 days of appointment; Fire Fighter I certification preferred but required within the first year of appointment; Fire Fighter II certification preferred but required within the second year of appointment; Hazardous Materials Operation/Incident Command preferred; successfully pass pre-employment physical, including drug testing; successfully pass written exam and physical agility test; establish residence within 10 mile radius of the Central Fire Station, if hired.

OBTAIN AND FILE APPLICATION WITH THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE, 105 E. THIRD ST., OTTUMWA, IA  52501.  Applicants eligible for veteran’s preference must submit proof of applicable military service dates (Section 400.10, Code of Iowa 2015).  Job description available for review and made a part of this notice by reference.  ADA accommodation requests must be received at the City Clerk’s Office prior to application deadline.  EOE/H

QUALIFYING APPLICANTS WILL SUBMIT TO A WRITTEN EXAMINATION, PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST, AND ORAL BOARD INTERVIEW FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2018 AT 8:30 A.M. AT THE BRIDGE VIEW CENTER, 102 CHURCH ST., OTTUMWA, IA  52501.

Application for Firefighter

 

 

OTTUMWA CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

ENTRANCE EXAM FOR POLICE OFFICER

APPLICATION Accepted:  Jan. 8 – Feb. 2, 2018 at 4:30 P.M.

Salary $21.68 – $28.74per hour

Requirements:  Age 18, high school graduate or equivalent; ability to obtain Iowa drivers license; uncorrected vision of not less than 20/100 corrected 20/20; normal hearing; normal color vision; successfully pass written POST exam, fitness and psychological exams; oral interview; pre-employment physical, including drug testing; background investigation and polygraph.

POST, Physical Agility and Oral interviews will be conducted Feb. 23, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. at the Ottumwa/Wapello County Law Enforcement Center.

Obtain and file application with City Clerk’s Office, 105 E. Third St., Ottumwa, IA 52501.  Applicants who are eligible for veteran’s preference must submit proof of applicable military service dates (Section 400.10 Code of Iowa 2015, as amended). Job description and physical requirements are available for review and made a part of this notice by reference.  ADA accommodation requests must be received at the City Clerk’s Office prior to application deadline.  EOE/H

**Ottumwa Police Department – Recruitment Flyer 2018**

Applications accepted Jan. 8 – Feb. 2, 2018

Application updated 2017 (Word)

Application updated 2017 (Fill in)

Ottumwa Police Department-Testing general information

 

 

Bus Drivers – Part Time

Ottumwa is now accepting applications for part time driving positions in the Ottumwa/Wapello Co area. Currently, we have several routes available with varying hours. Must have good driving record, pass pre-employment physical & drug screen and be able to obtain class C CDL w/passenger endorsement. Benefits include IPERS, paid holidays and paid leave time.
Download the Bus Driver application form
For more information, contact Ottumwa Transit at 641-683-0695.

 

The City of Ottumwa has, from time to time, openings for a variety of positions, from part time seasonal employment, entry level positions and managerial opportunities.

All Civil Service positions
are posted at City Hall.

Download an application form.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY STATEMENT - CITY POLICY NO. 49-2012

It is the policy of the City of Ottumwa to provide equal opportunity to all employees, applicants and program beneficiaries; to provide equal opportunity for advancement of employees; to provide program and employment facilities which are accessible to the handicapped and to administer its programs in a manner that does not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, familial status, political affiliation, citizenship or sexual orientation.

The Mayor, or his designee, has ultimate responsibility for the overall administration of the affirmative action/equal opportunity program. The total integration of equal opportunity into all parts of personnel and program management is the Mayor's responsibility. The Mayor, or his designee, will review all policies and procedures as they affect equal opportunity and affirmative action and ensure compliance with relevant federal and state statutes.

The right of appeal and recourse is guaranteed by the City of Ottumwa. Any person who feels that he or she has been denied employment, participation, representation, or services in any program administered by the City of Ottumwa because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or citizenship has the right to file an equal opportunity complaint. Information and assistance relative to equal opportunity complaints shall be provided by the City Attorney/Human Resources Director, who can be contacted at City Hall, 105 E Third Street, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501.




NOTE TO CIVIL SERVICE APPLICANTS:
Applicants who are eligible for veteran’s preference must submit proof of applicable military service dates (Section 400.10 Code of Iowa 2013, as amended). ADA accommodation requests must be received at the City Clerk’s Office prior to application deadline. EOE/H