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City Employment

The City of Nevada relies on highly skilled and talented individuals to provide quality city services. Thank you for your interest in joining our team.

The City of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Meaning, the City does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability. 

Current Openings

The Nevada Library is hiring for an Intern Clerk.

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Nevada Parks and Recreation is now accepting applications for part-time employment working at the Nevada Field House. Applicants must be 16 years of age and older. If you are interested in applying or want additional information, please contact us! 515-382-4352 or email

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Recreational Service Providers

Do you have an interest in hosting a program/activity or special event, coaching sport-specific skills and/or hosting camps and clinics at the Nevada Field House?  If so, please click on the link below and submit your proposal to Nevada Parks and Recreation staff.  We will then review the information and determine the best course of action based on your qualifications, type of recreational service to be provided, and community need.

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Part-time Custodian

The Nevada Public Library is currently looking for a part-time custodian. The library seeks a self-driven and responsible individual to do general cleaning and assist with basic maintenance issues. The position is 5 days a week/weekend with flexible hours when the library is closed to the public. The position includes vacation time, paid holidays, and wellness benefits. Starting wage is $12.77/hour. Please read the complete job description and apply at the City of Nevada’s online job application page (below).

How to Apply

When applying for a position, you will be asked to complete a City of Nevada employment application by mail or in person. You must apply for the position by submitting all required materials by the position’s closing date.

The City will only accept applications for current job openings and no resume or applications will be kept on file.

Obtaining an Application

Applications are available any one of three ways:

  1. Online: The online application system or downloadable application materials can be accessed through each job announcement.
  2. By Mail: To request an application by mail, call (515) 382-5466 and please specify the position you wish to apply for.
  3. In person: You can pick up an application, M-F, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at: City of Nevada 1209 6th Street Nevada, IA 50201

Returning Completed Applications

Completed paper applications and required materials are to be returned to:

City of Nevada
Attn: Personnel
1209 6th Street
PO Box 530
Nevada, IA 50201-0530

Applications and required materials, as specified in the job announcement (i.e. application supplements, business references, transcripts, etc.), must be received by the posted deadline to be considered.

Minimum Qualifications

Your qualifications will be evaluated based on the information you provide on your application materials.

Post Offer Requirements

Job offers are made pending a driver’s license check, medical examination, alcohol/drug testing, and/or a polygraph/background investigation. If offered a job, before starting work with the City, you will be required to present identification and work authorization papers.

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