Parks and Recreation seeks qualified employees for Fall, Winter positions

[City of Muscatine]

The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting dependable, hard workers to fill various positions for Fall 2022 and for Winter 2022/2023.  Positions are available at the Muscatine Soccer Complex, Kent Stein Park, Greenwood Cemetery, Park Maintenance and for various recreation programs.

A variety of job opportunities are available including:

  • Seasonal Equipment Operator ($12.00/hr)
  • Seasonal Groundskeeper ($12.00/hr)
  • Lead Groundskeeper ($14.00/hr)
  • On-Site Supervisor ($12.00/hr)
  • Football Program Instructor ($14.00/hr)
  • Flag Football Official ($13.00/hr)
  • Basketball Program Instructor ($14.00/hr)
  • Soccer Program Instructor ($14.00/hr)
  • Baseball/Softball Program Instructor ($14.00/hr)
  • Recreation Program Aide ($11.00/hr)

Submit an application on the City of Muscatine’s Career Center webpage. Please contact the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department at (563) 263-0241 for more information.

Additional Employment Opportunities

A variety of full-time, part-time, and seasonal employment opportunities are available and the City of Muscatine is actively seeking applicants 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. Individuals within a 30-mile radius of the Muscatine city limits (including Iowa and Illinois residents) are eligible to apply.

Transit Driver

MuscaBus is looking to fill an opening in our night time ride program. The job consists of operating public transit vehicles, picking up passengers at times and locations designated on a daily schedule and delivering them safely and on time to their destination. Also responsible to collect fares from passengers and accounts for money received. Assists passengers as required.

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.

Parking Meter Attendant

Patrols on foot in assigned areas of the City to enforce parking ordinances; issues tickets for parking violations.  Provides information to the public concerning parking regulations and enforcement; answers inquiries concerning City services and promotes good public relations between the public and the City.  Performs routine meter repairs; reports street or sidewalk obstructions or hazards; collects parking monies from metered areas.  Operates a variety of computer programs.  Performs related work as required.  Work hours are Monday – Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch (28 hours/week)

Refuse Truck Driver

The Solid Waste Division of the Department of Public Works is taking applications for a 3/4-time Refuse truck Driver. This is manual and semiskilled work in the operation of a refuse collection packer truck.  Work involves responsibility for operation of a refuse collection packer truck.  Work requires that employees of this class follow established routes and maintain collection schedules.  Emphasis of the work is upon operating the packer truck although on assigned routes employees of this class also collect and load refuse into the packer.


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.

VISITING THE CAREER CENTER PAGE – The City of Muscatine utilizes applicant tracking software that makes it easier for individuals to search for and to apply for City employment. The entire application process is now 100 percent online. Individuals who do not have access to a computer can visit Muscatine City Hall or Musser Public Library for assistance in filling out an application (see below for more information).

Job seekers can see a list of available positions and how to apply by clicking on the “Employment” button on the homepage of the City of Muscatine website (located in the upper left side of the main screen).

The Career Center will open in a new window and job seekers can view the list of current full-time, part-time, and seasonal opportunities by clicking on “available positions”. Search the list and click on the title to see the job description. Interested candidates can then click on the green “apply” button to begin the application process.

Potential applicants must register before applying by creating a profile. You only need to register once and can edit your profile at any time. Applicants can track the status of his or her application through their profile. Once registered you will also be able to sign up for email notification(s) of job openings in specific departments through the Talent Network.

For those who do not have access to a computer, the Department of Human Resources at Muscatine City Hall will have paper applications available for the job seeker to fill out. Human Resources staff is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to answer questions or to help in the online or paper process. Contact Human Resources at 563-264-1550.