When a personnel vacancy occurs, the appropriate supervisor and the city manager will conduct a joint review of the position. Each and every position that becomes available shall be reviewed to ensure that the guidelines, job description, and needs are present prior to filling such vacancy. The most suitable individual for the position shall then be carefully chosen, after considering those from within the City organization.

Download the City of Ionia Job Application (PDF).

Employment Policy

It is the policy of the City to follow the equal employment opportunity laws. No employee of the City will discriminate unlawfully against an applicant for employment or a fellow employee because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, non-disqualifying disability or any other unlawful criteria. This policy applies to all employment practices and personnel actions, including hiring, recruiting, firing, and compensation.

In addition, it is the policy of the City to provide reasonable accommodation for religious beliefs, mental disabilities, and physical disabilities. Such accommodation will be provided to the extent it is consistent with the needs of our business and to the extent required by applicable law.

General City Policies

The General City Policy Manual (PDF) provides guidance on activities that relate to cross-departmental City operations or main government functions.

Job Postings

The City of Ionia is seeking qualified applicants for the part-time positions of Theatre Custodian/Maintenance Person at the Ionia Theatre. There are two part-time positions to cover all the days of the week the theatre operates. Duties include a broad range of custodial and cleaning activities, minor maintenance activities, communicating concerns/findings to the Theatre Director, and other duties as assigned.

The position reports to the Theatre Director. Requires graduation from high school or equivalent. Minimum experience of two years in a cleaning/custodian/maintenance position preferred. Wage: $11 to $12 per hour, depending on qualifications. Appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful completion of the required physical, drug screen, and training period. Please send your resume and completed City of Ionia job application to City of Ionia, Human Resources, 114 N Kidd Street, P.O. Box 496, Ionia MI 48846. Position open until filled. EO/ADA Employer.

For more details, download the Theatre Custodian-Maintenance Person - Job Description (PDF).