Thank you for your interest in working for the citizens of Cape Girardeau! Visit our department pages for more information about the group you want to work with. Our Police and Fire Departments also have recruitment pages with more information about career paths, hiring processes, and more. Employment opportunities are posted online, printed in the Southeast Missourian’s weekend and Wednesday classified ads, often posted on social media, and posted at City Hall/other facilities. 

The City of Cape Girardeau only accepts applications for positions that are currently posted. The only exception to this are part-time applications for the Parks and Recreation Department, which are accepted year-round.

Find all job postings and apply at the link below.

Job Openings - City of Cape Girardeau (

To access PDF/print applications contact:
  • Human Resources at City Hall
    City of Cape Girardeau
    44 North Lorimier
    Cape Girardeau, MO  63701-7314
  • Fax: (573) 339-6302
  • Email: h[email protected]
* Please Note: No paper applications will be accepted without a signature.
** If you are submitting a paper application for part-time employment with the Parks and Recreation Department, please mail it to A.C. Brase Arena, 410 Kiwanis Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.