Employment Opportunities

Certified Police Officer

The Johnston Police Department is seeking dedicated, team-oriented individuals to perform a wide range of law enforcement and crime prevention duties for the safety and protection of life and property in the Johnston community. Johnston Police Officers preserve peace, restore order, and serve the best interests of community safety. Officers regularly engage in problem-solving, community education/outreach, critical thinking, and perform investigative work in preparation of arrests and criminal prosecution.

The Rate of Pay: Starting wage range for lateral transfer police officers is $59,582 - $69,703 depending upon experience, qualifications, training, and certifications.

After hire and upon successful completion of field training, successful candidates will have their performance evaluated and may be eligible for one-time incentive pay of up to $2,500.

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Public Works - Maintenance Worker I - Traffic Signals/Signs/Facilities

The City of Johnston is looking for a Maintenance Worker I to work in our Public Works department.  This position performs any combination of laboring, equipment operation, semi-skilled building and mechanical trades assignments involving the maintenance and repairing of traffic signals, street lighting equipment, premises and property of the municipality, and the provision of scheduled and emergency services within the department.  This position responds to service calls and other emergencies as directed during normal business hours and will be on-call outside of normal working hours. 

The pay range for this position is $22.24 - $28.23 per hour.    

Applications are being accepted until 5 p.m. on July 10, 2020.  To view qualifications and to apply, please visit www.cityofjohnston.com/jobs.

Seasonal Parks Maintenance Worker 

The City of Johnston’s Park and Recreation Department is looking for seasonal maintenance workers to perform tasks associated with the maintenance of city parks, trails, cemeteries, and park facilities.

The pay range for this position is $15-17 per hour.  Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on July 6, 2020.

To view qualifications and to apply, please visit www.cityofjohnston.com/jobs.

Important NEOGOV Notes

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Most job related notifications, including testing date, application status, and other time-sensitive items, will be sent to you via email. Please be sure you monitor your email account for notifications and updates.

We only accept applications during the announced recruiting period, so make sure to check the application deadline. Those job openings listed as "continuous" have no specific filing deadline, but you should submit your application as soon as possible to be sure you are considered for the next opening. Continuous recruitment may close at any time.

Complete a separate application for each job. A resume or letter of interest cannot be accepted in place of the City application, but may be attached to an application as additional information. Also make sure to complete any required supplemental application forms or online assessments. Remember that it is your responsibility to make sure your application is complete and that all required documents (licenses, transcripts, supplemental questionnaires, etc.) have been submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applications are required to be submitted using the City's online recruitment system powered by NEOGOV.