Human Resources

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Welcome to City of Iowa City Human Resources!

The City of Iowa City is a great place to work, offering competitive wages and excellent benefits.

Human Resources provides quality, comprehensive HR services to the City of Iowa City and its employees in the areas of employee labor relations, collective bargaining and contract administration, Civil Service compliance per Chapter 400 of the Code of Iowa, comprehensive benefits administration, internal and external recruitment, personnel policy development and administration, and administration of applicable state and federal employment laws.

We invite you to browse our pages and learn more about City employment. 


Visit our Employment page to learn how to apply and how to stay informed about current openings. You can also find information on current job openings and public safety recruitment.


View our Benefits page to learn about our comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision and retirement offerings.

Policies, Contracts and Pay Plans

Our Policies, Contracts and Pay Plans page provides information on the various policies, collective bargaining agreements and employment laws applicable to City employees.

Job Descriptions

The City provides an A-Z listing of job descriptions for permanent City of Iowa City positions. This listing does not include job descriptions for positions under the authority of the Airport Commission and the Library Board of Trustees.