Human Resources


Human resource functions are provided through the human resources division, which is composed of three HR personnel and one Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist. 


  • Compensation and benefits administration
  • Job classifications
  • Labor and union relations
  • Staffing: interviewing, recruiting, performance appraisal, separation of employees, screening, testing, training
  • Personnel policy development and administration 

Equal Opportunity Employer  

As an equal opportunity employer, and in accordance with applicable federal and state law, the City of Cedar Falls does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, disability, marital, or military status, or any other legally protected status.   

The City of Cedar Falls is committed to progressing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) within our workplace and community. We recognize and value the differences all people bring, and we strive to create an environment where everyone is free to be themselves. In 2023, we are devoting our DEI efforts to ongoing all-staff education to become a more conscientious workplace and municipality, developing equitable opportunities for all people, and challenging ourselves to learn how each person can make a positive impact when we embrace and practice DEI. 


Applications and resumes are accepted for posted / advertised positions only.

Civil Service Commission

The Cedar Falls Civil Service Commission provides assistance to the city in complying with Chapter 400 of the State Code of Iowa. Chapter 400 addresses requirements regarding public sector employment, promotions, demotions, disciplinary actions, and removal or discharge of employees.

Helpful Links

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

No Surprises Act