The City of Dubuque has operated under the Council/Manager form of government since 1920. Under this form, legislative responsibility rests with the City Council and administration authority is given to a professional City Manager.
The City Council is responsible for setting overall policies and goals for the City and is comprised of the Mayor and six members who are selected in a non-partisan election for four year terms. The Mayor is the chief elected official and formal representative of the City. The Mayor and two council members are elected atlarge and four council members are elected from one of four wards into which the City's thirty-one square miles are divided. Over twenty boards and commissions are appointed by the council to advise them on a wide range of city issues. The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of city government.
Departments include Airport. Community and Economic Development, Fire, Personnel, Building Safety, Health Services, Water Treatment and Water Pollution Control, Administrative Services, Library, Leisure Services, Planning Services, Police, Public Works and Transportation, Housing Services, Human Rights and Operations and Maintenance. The City of Dubuque employs 549 fulltime employees and has a combined operating and capital budget of $180 million.
Police Department Intern (CRO)
The City of Dubuque invites applications for the position of Community Resource Officer (Police Department Intern). This is an in-depth internship program designed to not only meet the needs of most college internship programs, but to also provide the Dubuque Police Department with an opportunity to evaluate the applicants’ potential as a police officer. This is a limited term position with duration of approximately 4-6 months with a work week of approximately 20 hours. The successful candidate will assist sworn and civilian employees of the Dubuque Police Department with a variety of law enforcement related duties. The successful candidate will possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; current or recent enrollment in college level course work; experience working with a diverse population; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the essential knowledge, skills and abilities. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to follow a management philosophy that is input oriented and values equity, problem solving and the development of partnerships and a desire to be part of an organization that values service, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. The City offers a rate of $10.00 per hour. Please submit an application and resume to the City Personnel Office, City Hall, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-4864 by 5:00 p.m. on February 15, 2019. The Personnel Office may be contacted at 563-589-4125 or email@example.com. The employment application and job description are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment. Women, minorities, veterans and qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE.