Employment Opportunities

Police Officer
Under general supervision and direction; performs a full range of duties in the enforcement of law and order, the protection of life and property, and any/all law enforcement-related work as assigned and/or as required within departmental regulations and/or local, state and federal laws.

Application deadline: 9/15/21 at 5 p.m.
Annual salary: $63,206-$83,184.40

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Building Inspector I or II
Under general supervision of the Building Official, inspects existing, remodeled or new building construction for compliance with the City’s building code; investigates and enforces zoning, sign, fire prevention, erosion and sediment control, nuisance and related regulations; performs related work as required.  

Application deadline: 10/8/21 at 5 p.m.
Hourly salary: $25.53 -$32.52

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Important NEOGOV Notes


You must create an applicant profile with NEOGOV to use the system. If you have already registered at governmentjobs.com, you can use that account for the City of Johnston application process. To receive City of Johnston job notifications, you must sign up here.

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.