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.  Software Administrator, Information Technology; up to $55,899 Salary

The overall purpose of this position is to provide direct management for, design, operation, installation, and maintenance of the City of Elkhart computer networks, hardware, and software.

Software Administrator Job Description

To apply, submit General Application below.

2.  Air Traffic Controller (Part-Time), Aviation; Up to $22.00/hour

As a certified professional controller in a tower facility, incumbent is responsible for the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic.

Air Traffic Controller Job Description

To apply, submit General Application below.

3.  Graduate Engineer / Civil Engineer, Public Works and Utilities; Up to $60,000 Salary

Incumbent is responsible for assisting Utility Engineer, Right-of-Way Engineer, and City Engineer with all phases of City infrastructure projects, including planning, survey, design, and inspection.

Graduate Engineer Job Description

To apply, submit General Application below.

4.  Maintenance Supervisor, Public Works and Utilities; Up to $67,607 Salary

Incumbent is responsible for maintaining all Department resources, supervising assigned staff, and ensuring the successful completion of projects, programs, assignments, and tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

Maintenance Supervisor Job Description

To apply, submit General Application below.

5.  Maintenance Chief, Aviation Department; up to $56,690 Salary

Incumbent is responsible for assisting with administrative and supervisory duties associated with the operations of the Elkhart Municipal Airport. This position may recommend activities or methods, and evaluate and provide feedback required to meet safety, security, and maintenance needs. The Maintenance Chief may also assist in developing and enforcing airport policies and regulations. Incumbent acts on behalf of the Airport Department Head in his absence. This position is on call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, and is responsible for leading, supervising, and motivating a team of Airfield Maintenance Technicians. Responsible for identifying opportunities for collaboration in the activities of this division with other divisions and departments throughout the City of Elkhart that promote and enhance effective, efficient and accountable operations.   

Maintenance Chief Job Description

To apply, submit General Application below.

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

Lerner Job Descriptions

To apply, submit General Application below. 

Part-Time/Seasonal Openings

1.  Landscape Laborer, Cemetery; $10/hour

Performs a wide variety of routine seasonal tasks to assist in the maintenance of the City cemeteries plus assists in day-to-day interment responsibilities as needed. 

Incumbent will be required to work 28 hours per week, available Monday through Friday  during the hours of 7am to 2pm, April through September.

Cemetery Laborer Job Description

To apply, submit General Application below. 

2. Parks and Recreation - Summer Operations (May-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


Safety Officer

Police Officer

Buildings and Grounds

Parks and Recreation - Winter Application

Parks and Recreation - Summer Application

Emergency Management

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City of Elkhart

Human Resources

201 S. Second St.

Elkhart, IN 46516

or email nancy.nellans@coei.org 

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Office Manager

201 S Second St
Elkhart, IN 46516
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