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Employment Opportunities with the City of Charlestown

The City of Charlestown invites qualified candidates to join our team of skilled and dedicated employees. Employment with the City of Charlestown is an exciting way to serve your community through your professional skills, trades, and talents. Our city departments - from the Mayor's office to the Sanitation Crew or Parks Department - run lean operations to keep the cost down for taxpayers. Employees are expected to be team players, problem-solvers, and have a customer service mindset. When you come to work for the City of Charlestown, you become not only a part of our team but an ambassador within the community. 


As a municipality, the city and it's managers celebrate the diversity of our community, citizens and employees. As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Charlestown is committed to a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sex, age, national-origin, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. All employment decisions are based on candidate qualifications, merit and business needs.

The City of Charlestown is a drug-free workplace. Applicants will be required to pass a background check, drug screen, and are subject to random drug testing. Additional requirements may apply depending on the position.

Current Openings & Opportunities:

Internship Opportunities are available throughout the year for trade, college, and graduate students. Please email Brian Smith at for more information.

Applications for Parks Department seasonal staff will be accepted year-round. Students - a great way to get your foot in the door for seasonal employment is to volunteer with the City of Charlestown. Service hours are available, click here for more info.


You may also use this application portal to apply for any positions that may become available in the future. Applications are available in the lobby at Charlestown City Hall at 304 Main Cross Street, Charlestown Indiana.

Special assistance with the application and examination process is available, upon request, for persons with disabilities.  Call 812-256-3422 for more information.

For more information or to submit your resume and cover letter by email, please email Mayor Treva Hodges at For Parks Department employment inquiries, you can also contact Parks Director Marissa Knoebel via, or call 812-256-3422.

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