Spencer Municipal Utilities does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, ancestry, disability, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws. No question on this form is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.

Successful applicants will be required to produce verification of meeting minimum age requirements and may be required to have a criminal background check completed before beginning employment. While Spencer Municipal Utilities will give this application every consideration, in accepting it SMU makes no commitment of employment to the applicant.

Individuals hired by Spencer Municipal Utilities must first pass a post offer pre-employment drug test. All employees are subject to post offer, post-accident, random reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow-up testing. Since SMU is a public employer, we are required to inform you that SMU is subject to the 2008 Iowa Smokefree Air Act.

Job Application

HR Application

Personal Information

Child labor laws prohibit employment of individuals under the age of 18 in certain occupations.
(Online, Newspaper, Referral, etc.)
(If offered employment, you'll be required to provide documentation to verify eligibility.)
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Please list all education beginning with the most recent.


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(List technical or specialized skills/credentials relevant to this job, certifications, professional licenses and/or registrations held.)


Provide the names of at least three persons not related to you whom you have known at least one year.

Employment History

List your four most recent positions relevant to the position you are applying for.
(From start of employment to end.)

Attach Files

Please upload a cover letter and/or resume if you have one readily available.

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By entering my name in the Signature field below, I acknowledge that I have read the SMU Code of Ethics, and I certify that the facts contained in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also understand that, if employed, falsified statements on this application shall be grounds for dismissal. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein. I further authorize all individuals, companies, schools, corporations, courts, law enforcement, and all state motor vehicle agencies to give you any and all information concerning my previous employment and any pertinent information they may have, personal or otherwise. I release all parties from all liability for any damage that may result from divulging or using information. I understand that if I am hired to work for SMU, I will be required to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 by providing proper identification to prove U.S. Citizenship. I understand and agree that I must pass a post offer pre-employment drug test. SMU is a drug & alcohol free employer. All employees are subject to post offer, post accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return to duty, and follow up drug and alcohol testing. I understand that if I would be considered for employment, I may need to complete a form for a criminal background check. Check will be done by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. I understand and agree that, if hired, my employment is for no definite period, and that the employment relationship is an “at will” relationship, and understand that my employment and compensation can be terminated with or without cause, and without notice, at any time, at the option of either SMU or myself. (NOTE: This application will be active for 12 months.)