Public Works Director

The City of Corydon, Iowa, is accepting applications for a Public Works Director position. Duties include, but are not limited to, operation, maintenance, and upgrades of all facets of the city water and wastewater systems; maintenance of streets and parks; and all city property. This position will supervise other public works employees as they perform these tasks and be responsible for annual project and budget planning.

The applicant must have Grade 1 Water Distribution and Grade 1 Wastewater Treatment Certifications. Experience in employee supervision is required. Other requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent; speak and write fluent English; have a valid Iowa Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with Air Brakes Endorsement; and be able to pass a pre-employment drug test as well as participate in an on-going IDOT approved drug testing program. Previous municipal maintenance experience is preferred.

This is a full-time position for 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, with rotating weekend duty and mandatory emergency response duty. Compensation will be based on experience.

Applications and a job description are available at the city clerk’s office at 101 W. Jackson Street, Corydon, Iowa, 50060, from 8:00AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Thursday.    An online job description can be found at Public Works Director 11-2021

You may call 641-872-1826 or email with questions or to request the documents.

 Completed applications must be received by the Corydon city clerk’s office staff by 4:00 PM on Monday, January 31, 2022.

You can fill out the online application form below or print out an application.

Printed applications and resumes can be mailed to PO BOX 169 or dropped in the drop box at City Hall.

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City of Corydon Employment Application

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About Corydon

Corydon is located in South Central Iowa in Wayne County. We are a small city of 1585 persons, the largest of 9 cities in the county. Corydon hosts the Wayne County Courthouse on a very charming square in the center of the city. There are two major parks, one with a nine-hole golf course and aquatic center, the other with a 58 acre lake with campgrounds, disc golf course, fishing and a nearby walking trail.

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