Employment Opportunities

Parks Department
Seasonal Parks Maintenance - 3 month
The City of Johnston seeks Summer Park Maintenance Worker to perform diverse tasks associated with the maintenance of city parks, trails, cemeteries and city park facilities this could include landscape beds and tree care.  This is a   month position starting mid-May through mid-August.  This position reports to the Urban Forest Crew Leader and/or the Parks Crew Leader.  Position may include weekend responsibilities of trash, watering and facility cleaning.

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Building Department
Building Official 
Under the general direction of the Community Development Director, manages and supervises the City’s Building Department and all department personnel. This position is responsible for the development, implementation, adoption, interpretation and enforcement of all applicable City, State and Federal building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, property maintenance, fuel gas, residential rental and other related codes and field inspection activities; and investigates and enforces zoning, sign, nuisance and related regulations; and performs related work as required.

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Police
Community Affairs Coordinator
Under general supervision, the Community Affairs Coordinator will represent the Johnston Police Department through a variety of duties related to program management, public outreach, education, and coordination and implementation of community outreach programs, to include managing police-related social services referrals and introduction of supplemental multi-disciplinary human services. The position will work closely with the community as an ambassador, resource liaison, and work with police administration to further develop the department’s crisis intervention and mental health resources. They will assist with improving and maintaining relationships between the police department and the community as well as connecting resources to people. This is a non-sworn position working under the direction of the Chief of Police or designee.  

Application deadline: Friday, May 14 
Annual salary: $61,208-$74,980

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Police Officer - Certified Lateral Transfer


Seeking dedicated, team-oriented individuals to perform a wide range of law enforcement and crime prevention duties for the safety and protection of life and property in the Johnston community.  Johnston Police Officers preserve peace, restore order, and serve the best interests of community safety.

Application deadline: Continuous 
Annual salary: $63,206 - $73,947

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JPD Lateral Transfer Program Infographic

Public Works


Seasonal Water/Wastewater Maintenance Worker


The City of Johnston seeks Seasonal Public Works Maintenance Worker to perform diverse tasks associated with the repair and maintenance of city water and wastewater system, and the provision of scheduled and emergency services within the Public Works Department.  

Application deadline: Friday, Jun. 4 at 5 p.m.
Hourly salary: $13-$15

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Seasonal Streets Maintenance Worker


The City of Johnston seeks Seasonal Public Works Streets Maintenance Worker to perform diverse tasks associated with the repair and maintenance of city streets, premises and property of the municipality and the provision of scheduled and emergency services within the Public Works Department. 

Application deadline: Saturday, Jun. 12 at 5 p.m.
Hourly salary: $13-$15

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