Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Accounts Receivable Specialist/Office Assistant

The City of Orange City is accepting applications for the Accounts Receivable Specialist/Office Assistant position, providing the first line of contact with the public for both Orange City General Government and Municipal Utilities with an emphasis on customer accounts.

Position Description
  • Reports to the City Clerk/Office Manager
  • Provides first line of contact with the public for both Orange City General Government and Municipal Utilities with emphasis on customer accounts
  • Five day, forty hour work week – City Office hours 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For a complete list of qualifications and online application

Employment Opportunity: Street Crewman/Mechanic position for the City of Orange City, IA

The City of Orange City is seeking applications for a full-time Street Crewman/Mechanic position. This position works within the street department, performing work related to the maintenance and operation of the city’s streets, storm sewers, and equipment.

Join our team, and enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS), health insurance, paid vacation, sick and personal leave, and work boot allowance.

Ideal candidates are those considered with relevant education and/or experience. Prior mechanic knowledge and experience on trucks and other heavy equipment is preferred. Post High School education is preferred. A valid driver’s license and CDL is also required. Starting Wage depends on qualifications.

Benefits Package

IPERS Retirement
Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance
Paid vacation, holidays, personal leave, and sick days

Pre-employment drug screen required. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Opportunity: Community Development Director position for the City of Orange City

The City of Orange City and Orange City Development Corporation (OCDC) are seeking applications for the position of Community Development Director.
The Community Development Director will assist the City Council and OCDC in executing the Community Development Plan, and lead efforts for current and future development that includes housing, retail, commercial and industrial development.
This position reports to the City Administrator and to the OCDC Board President.
A full job description and on-line application form can be found on the Orange City website at: vibrant.orangecityiowa.com/opportunities/employment/
To apply for this position, please complete the on-line application form and submit a resume. Application letters should be addressed to Earl Woudstra, City Administrator.

Benefits Package

Salaried Position Commensurate with Qualifications
IPERS Retirement
Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance
Paid vacation, holidays, personal leave, and sick days

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.
The City of Orange City is an equal opportunity employer.

Deputy City Clerk

The City of Orange City is seeking applications for a full-time Deputy City Clerk. This position reports to the City Clerk/Office Manager and performs duties for Orange City General Government and Municipal Utilities. Five day, forty hour work week – City Office hours 7:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Police Officer

The City of Orange City, Iowa is now accepting applications for a police officer. Iowa Law Enforcement certification is preferred but not mandatory.

Benefits Package
  • Competitive wage
  • IPERS Retirement
  • Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays, personal leave, and sick days

Applications are accepted until the position is filled. The City of Orange City is an equal opportunity employer.

Electric Lineworker

The City of Orange City is seeking applications for a full-time Electric Lineworker position. This position works within the electric department performing work related to the construction, maintenance, and operation of the city’s underground electric distribution systems.

Event Staff – Prairie Winds Event Center

Position Description:

The crew member must be able to follow floorplan guidelines and set up instructions given to them by management. The set up and clean up crew member will help set up the banquet hall for events and clean up during/after the event.

Areas of Responsibility Include but not limited to:
  • Moving tables, chairs, stage, backdrops, décor
  • busing tables washing dishes
  • helping our guests with clean up

During the event the staff member will be responsible for ensuring that all event clients are  satisfied throughout their event, constantly exceeding guest expectations by proactively anticipating their needs.

The crew member will be punctual and self efficient.

Job Requirements:
  • must be willing to work evenings and weekends
  • must be able to work with a team
  • must be at least 16 years old
  • must possess a positive service orientated attitude towards guest and employees
How To Apply:

Email your resume to Jess Kuehl

Assistant General Manager – Prarie Winds Event Center

Prairie Winds Event Center, located in Orange City, IA, seeks a full-time candidate to perform the everyday activities of the event center. This position will report to the General Manager.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage events and event staff to make sure events run smoothly and exceed expectations
  • Oversee and perform set-up/tear-down of tables, chairs, and/or other equipment for each event
  • Manage bar services including but not limited to inventory management, ordering, staffing, occasional bartending, etc.
  • Assist with social media content creation, management, and website updates
  • Lead venue tours to all prospective clients
  • Create floor plans/timelines and organize all details for events
  • Contact event-related vendors to work out details for specific events
  • Cleaning and organizing of facility
  • Maintain facility and property upkeep
  • Assist with all A/V set-up and questions
  • General clerical duties
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Highly organized, hard-working, and responsible
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and/or irregular hours
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to achieve business goals
  • Ability to manage crowds ranging from 1-385 guests
  • Ability to lift 15-20lbs+ and work on your feet for extended periods of time
  • General working knowledge of audio/visual technology and computers (PC, Mac, etc.)
  • General working knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Creative mind, an eye for detail, and ability to always think one step ahead

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years working in a hospitality environment
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Workspace, & Dropbox

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Public Relations, Business Administration, or related field
  • Prior experience working in event management, coordination, or hospitality industry
  • Prior experience working with bartending/bar management
  • If you are ready for a new and exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, fun environment; please email your resume to Jess at events@orangecityiowa.com today!

Application deadline is October 19th, 2021.

calling all lifeguards

The City of Orange City will be looking to hire Lifeguards for the 2022 pool season.

  • Applications due April 23 (after April 23rd will be by discretion only)
  • Letters will be sent out April 30
  • Applications can be downloaded at here: Download Application
  • For more info: call 707-4885 & ask for Noah or email Noah

Orange City Fire Department

The Orange City Fire Department is looking for volunteers. Applicants must be residents of Orange City, pass a reference check, and complete mandatory training. Mechanical skills and physical fitness are a plus. Applications are available online at orangecityfire.com. Contact Chief Denny Vander Wel at 712-737-8227 or Membership Coordinator Ann Lundberg at 712-737-3041 for more information.

To get involved with other clubs and organizations in Orange City, visit the Clubs & Organizations page.

City of Orange City Employment

If you are interested in working for the City of Orange City, please fill out an Employment Application and return in to City Hall.

Seasonal Park and Recreation Employment (Pool Included)

If you are interested in working for the Park and Recreation Department for the City of Orange City, please fill out the  Seasonal Application Document

Volunteer for the Orange City Tulip Festival

Volunteering for the Festival is a great way to get involved in the Orange City community and learn about event planning, organizing, and of course Dutch culture. Get Involved

Orange City Public Library Board of Trustees

Are you interested in serving on the Library Board of Trustees? Please fill out the Board of Trustees Application and return it to the library for consideration.

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