City of Ionia


When a personnel vacancy occurs, the appropriate supervisor and the city manager will conduct a joint review of the position. Each and every position that becomes available shall be reviewed to ensure that the guidelines, job description, and need is present prior to filling such vacancy. The most suitable individual for the position shall then be carefully chosen, after considering those from within the City organization.

Employment Policy

It is the policy of the City to follow the equal employment opportunity laws. No employee of the City will discriminate unlawfully against an applicant for employment or a fellow employee because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, non-disqualifying disability or any other unlawful criteria. This policy applies to all employment practices and personnel actions, including hiring, recruiting, firing, and compensation.

In addition, it is the policy of the City to provide reasonable accommodation for religious beliefs, mental disabilities, and physical disabilities. Such accommodation will be provided to the extent it is consistent with the needs of our business and to the extent required by applicable law.

An employment application with the City of Ionia, is provided at the link below.

Job Posting - Theatre Custodian/Maintenance Person

The City of Ionia is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time positions of Theatre Custodian/Maintenance Person at the Ionia Theatre. There are two part time positions to cover all the days of the week the theatre operates. Duties include a broad range of custodial and cleaning activities, minor maintenance activities, communicating concerns/findings to the Theatre Director, and other duties as assigned.

Position reports to the Theatre Director. Requires graduation from high school or equivalent. Minimum experience of two years in a cleaning/custodian/maintenance position preferred. Wage: $11 to $12 per hour, depending on qualifications. Appointment to this position is contingent upon successful completion of the required physical, drug screen and training period. Please send resume and completed City of Ionia job application to City of Ionia, Human Resources, 114 N Kidd Street, PO Box 496, Ionia MI 48846. Position open until filled. EO/ADA Employer.

Job Posting - Public Transportation Driver

The City of Ionia Dial-A-Ride is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Public Transportation Driver. This position is part-time with the potential of full-time. Duties include operating a small bus, rider interaction, performing daily pre-trip/post-trip inspections, collection of fares, record keeping on a tablet, operating a hydraulic lift, mobility device securement, monitoring the activity and safety onboard the vehicle, two-way radio communication with dispatch and other drivers, and other duties as assigned.

Please send cover letter, resume, and completed City of Ionia job application (provided below) to City of Ionia, Human Resources, 114 N. Kidd St., PO Box 496, Ionia MI 48846. The position is open until filled. EOE/ADA employer.

Job Posting - Full Time Public Safety Officer

The City of Ionia, Michigan is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Public Safety Officer.

Position Summary:

Public Safety Officers shall perform all the duties and responsibilities of the Police, Fire, and Medical services for the city and assigned townships. Public Safety Officers are responsible for the prevention of crimes, preservation of public peace and order, apprehension of offenders, protection of persons and property under the laws of the City and State, protection of people and property from fire, and provide aid to people in medical emergencies.

The full job posting is available at the link below.

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and completed City of Ionia employment application to the contact provided below. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Precia Garland
City Manager
114 N. Kidd Street
PO Box 496
Ionia MI 48846

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Post Office Box 496
Ionia, Michigan 48846
Phone 616-527-4170

Fax 616-527-0810

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00a - 4:00p
(Holiday exception)


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