Full-time, part-time, seasonal positions available with the City of Muscatine; Seeking applicants

The City of Muscatine has a variety of full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment opportunities available and is actively seeking applications from individuals who have the desire and interest to work for an organization that takes pride in their community, pride in community service, and pride in their employees.

The City of Muscatine is seeking individuals within a 30-mile radius of the Muscatine city limits (including Iowa and Illinois residents) who would like to join the team as we work to make Muscatine a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

Police Officer

If you are called to public service and want to make a positive contribution, the City of Muscatine invites you to join the professional, accredited, and dedicated Muscatine Police Department. Work involves responsibility for community protection of life and property, crime prevention, law enforcement and arrest, assigned patrol, traffic control and supervision, investigation, records and reporting processing, community outreach, and other special police related assignments. Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on June 24, 2022. Click POLICE OFFICER for details on how to apply today.


The Department of Public Works (DPW) has an opening for an engineer who would assist with city/civil engineering studies, project design, review, and inspections relating to City infrastructure related projects. The position has responsibility to oversee and perform design for Capital Improvements as assigned. Other responsibilities include reviewing easement documents, design and construction projects in accordance with state laws and engineering standards. Click ENGINEER for more details.

Community Services Officer – Code Enforcement

The City of Muscatine is seeking a Community Services Officer (Code Enforcement) who will perform specialized technical and professional inspection work related to enforcement of adopted housing regulations and City Code. Work consists of inspections of businesses and residential properties to assure compliance with applicable regulations; communication of inspection results and required corrective actions to property owners; and, coordination of abatement activities. Deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on July 15, 2022. Click CODE for more details on how to apply today.

Other opportunities for employment with the City of Muscatine include:

  • Substitute Refuse Collector – The Muscatine Transfer Station is accepting applications for individuals to serve as a substitute refuse collector on an as needed basis.  Hours will vary depending on need. Individuals applying should be reliable, physically able to lift 75 pounds and be able to work flexible and early morning hours. The position will remain open until filled.
  • Seasonal Employment The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting dependable, hardworking individuals to fill seasonal positions for the spring and summer of 2022. The Muscatine City Council recently passed an increase in the hourly rate for seasonal workers making these positions a great opportunity for individuals, including high school and college students, seeking work through the spring and summer.

For more information, visit the Employment Opportunities section on the City of Muscatine web site. The City of Muscatine is an equal employment affirmative action employer.