Employment

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/Applications may be mailed to the same address or sent 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 openings.  

Full-Time/Permanent Openings

1.  Dispatcher, 911 Communications Center; Up to $22.98/hour 

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. 

Dispatcher Job Description

To apply, submit Dispatcher Application below.

Part-Time/Permanent Openings

1.  Park Ranger, Parks and Recreation; Starting at $14.00/hour

Park Rangers are responsible for the oversight of the City’s parks and enforcement of park rules and policies. Rangers are expected to acquire knowledge of the geography in the City, the procedures of the department, and how Park Rangers fit within the department. Park Rangers must be a positive role model with exemplary leadership skills, quality communication skills, and a positive, friendly demeanor. The position of Park Ranger is required to work evenings and weekends patrolling parks which in part are dictated by seasonal programs and events.

Park Ranger Job Description

To apply, submit General Application below. 

2.  Box Office Clerk / Stage Tech / Usher; The Lerner Theatre 

Lerner Job Descriptions

To apply, submit General Application below. 

Temporary/Seasonal Openings

1. Summer Operations (Part-Time), Parks and Recreation; May through August

Apprx. 120+ seasonal positions related to summer operations for the Parks and Recreation Department:  Lifeguard, Lifeguard Auditor, Aquatic Facility Manager (Pierre Moran Swimming Pool, Ideal Beach Water Park, McNaughton Spray Park), Swim Lesson Coordinator, Swim Lesson Instructor, Cashier/Concession, Spray Park Attendant, Day Camp Leader, Tennis Instructor, Maintenance Crew

Parks - Summer Job Descriptions

To apply, submit Parks and Rec - Summer Application below.

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. 

To apply, submit Emergency Management Application below.

 

City of Elkhart Applications

General Application

Dispatcher

Safety Officer

Police Officer

Buildings and Grounds

Parks and Recreation - Winter Application

Parks and Recreation - Summer Application

Emergency Management

Send Applications To:

City of Elkhart

Human Resources

201 S. Second St.

Elkhart, IN 46516

or email nancy.nellans@coei.org 

Contact Us

Nancy Nellans,
Office Manager

201 S Second St
Elkhart, IN 46516
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