• Des Moines - Great Place for a New Business

    The City of Des Moines is a great place to locate or expand your businesses. The Des Moines Office of Economic Development office is dedicated to helping you meet your existing and future development needs.

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  • Des Moines Major Construction Projects

    The Engineering Department’s efforts include the design, construction and project management of the City's Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and other major construction projects.

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General Information

 

The City of Des Moines employs more than 1900 people. The many different departments provide a wide variety of community service opportunities such as police and fire protection, park and recreation, urban and neighborhood development, planning and engineering.

 

Departmental Mission

 

To provide qualified and competent individuals to meet the needs of the city. To serve as a resource for employees to improve themselves, their environment, and the services provided to the citizens of Des Moines.