The City of Elkhart is an equal opportunity employer and Drug Free workplace.  We E-Verify!

Applications may be completed at the Municipal Annex Building, 201 S. Second St. during normal business hours.  Resumes may be sent to the same address or via e-mail to nancy.nellans@coei.org.  Applications are kept on file for 12 months.  Job seekers with applications on file are encouraged to check this website for openings and contact us if interested in any posted job.

Full-Time Job Openings

1.  Operations Supervisor; Public Works and Utilities Dept., Up to $69,228 Salary

Under the direction of the Utility Services Manager, the Operations Supervisor is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations activities of Elkhart's three water treatment facilities, 20 MGD wastewater treatment facility and CBU affiliated Operations Team.  This position holds a high level of technical difficulty, requiring a broad knowledge background in water and wastewater treatment process design, monitoring and control, and leadership skills. 

Operations Supervisor Application

Operations Supervisor Job Description

2.  Dispatcher; 911 Communications Center, Up to $21.68/hour

Dispatcher Application

Dispatcher Job Description

Receives in-coming emergency and non-emergency calls for assistance, dispatches appropriate emergency response units, and coordinates communications with and for police, fire, emergency management agency, and other public safety agencies. Applications are accepted year-round for vacancies as they become available.

Part-Time/Permanent Job Openings

1.  The Lerner Theatre, starting at $8.00/hour

Box Office Clerk / Stage Tech / Usher

Lerner Application

Part-Time/Seasonal Job Openings

1.  Buildings and Grounds 

Apprx. 15 seasonal positions for grounds crew, construction, and forestry.

Buildings and Grounds Application

2.  Street Department

Apprx. 12 seasonal positions for mowing crew, concrete, and laborer.

Street Dept. Application

3.  Parks and Recreation

Lifeguard/Auditor, Facility Manager, Swim Lesson Coordinator/Instructor, Cashier, Concessions,  Attendants, Tennis Lesson Instructor, Maintenance.

Parks and Rec - Summer Application

Parks and Rec - Summer Job Descriptions

4.  Tolson Center

Day Camp Leader and Day Camp Staff

Tolson Center Application

Tolson Center - Summer Job Descriptions

5.  Public Works and Utilities; Environmental Center Internship

Assist with environmental education, special events, volunteer management, and outdoor projects at the Elkhart Environmental Center. Work closely with the Environmental Program Coordinator. Intern will gain experience in urban environmental education and in the management of a municipal environmental center. Intern has the option of a self-directed project.

Internship Application

Internship Job Description

Volunteer Opportunities

1.  Emergency Management

Make this an opportunity to get out in the community, enhance your resume, get away from the same shows on multiple cable/satellite channels rerunning over and over and over. . . and be the "somebody" who does something.  Emergency Management Volunteers serve the Elkhart Community in variety of civic needs.  Assignments include traffic coordination at events, natural and other disaster response, supportive duties for the police and fire departments, and much more.  For more information call 574-970-7996.

Send All Applications To:

City of Elkhart

Human Resources

201 S. Second St.

Elkhart, IN 46516

or email nancy.nellans@coei.org 



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Nancy Nellans,
Office Manager

201 S Second St
Elkhart, IN 46516
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