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.
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.
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Application for Employment