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The City of Ames does not accept paper applications; you must submit your application on-line. Only the most recent application submitted to the Human Resources department will be considered for employment. If you have additional questions, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or Online Application Guide below.
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The City of Ames is committed to providing the highest quality of public service possible. To that end we are dedicated to both the hiring and developing of City employees who share in this commitment of service to the citizens of Ames. All employees are important members of the City team and we do our best to ensure that we hire the best available candidates while promoting equality of opportunity.
The City of Ames is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.