Employment Opportunities

Full-Time and Part-Time Firefighter

The Creston Fire Department is hiring for the positions of Career and Part-Time Firefighter.  CFD has 5 Career Firefighters, 6 Part-Time Firefighters and 15 Volunteer Firefighters.  Full-Time is a 24/48 schedule and Part-Time shifts are 7 pm-7 am Monday through Friday and 8 am-8 am Saturday and Sunday.  CFD is a multifaceted fire department answering 700+ calls for service annually.

Part-Time Requirements:

-Certified Firefighter I with 3 years of experience
-Valid Driver's License with ability to obtain a Class B CDL with airbrake and tanker endorsements within 6 months of hire
-Driver Operator Certification within 6 months of hire (CFD to start a class on April 1st)
-Completed application is due by 5:00 pm on February 19, 2019 

Full-Time/Civil Service Requirements:

-High School Diploma or GED
-Certified Firefighter I
-Valid Driver's License
-No Felony Convictions
-MFPRSI Physical
-Written and Physical Fitness Exams
-Completed application is due by 5:00 pm on March 11, 2019 with testing to be held on March 16, 2019

Completed applications should be mailed to the Creston Fire Department at 500 N Sumner Ave, Creston, IA, 50801 or e-mailed to crestonfire@iowatelecom.net.  Call 641-782-5610 if you have any questions.

Employment Application
Full-Time Fire Fighter Job Description
Testing Schedule - March 16, 2019

Full-Time Police Officer

The Creston Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Police Officer.  Applications are being accepted until 3:00 pm on February 26, 2019.  A POST exam will be administered at SWCC, Room 122 in the Tech Center, at 10:00 am on March 9, 2019.  The physical agility test will be administered following the POST exam at the Creston High School track (subject to change for weather).  Individuals that successfully pass both exams will be put on a civil service eligibility list which will be good for one year.

Links to the Employment Application and Job Description can be found below.  Applications can also be picked up in person at the Law Enforcement Center, 302 N Pine Street, or e-mail Mark Williams, mwilliams@unioncountylec.com.  Call 641-782-8402 if you have any questions.

If interested, please submit completed application no later than 3:00 pm on February 26, 2019 to:
Creston Police Department
302 N Pine
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail to:  mwilliams@unioncountylec.com

Application Letter
Application/Personal History Statement
Police Officer Job Description

Part-Time Dispatcher

The Creston Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Part-Time "911" Dispatcher.  Part-Time hours will mostly be during nights and weekends.  The wage for this position will be $16.00-$17.00/hour.  Call 641-782-8402 if you have any questions.

If interested, please submit a resume and completed application on or before March 1, 2019 to:
Creston Police Department
302 N Pine
Creston, IA 50801
or e-mail to:  mwilliams@unioncountylec.com

Employment Application-Dispatcher
Dispatcher Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Creston is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Form at any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter by mail to:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director
Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Fax:  202-690-7442