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The City of Gladbrook is now accepting applications for a staff person at the Gladbrook Theater and Matchstick Marvels. This staff position is part-time, 4-24 hours weekly, which includes afternoon, evening and every third weekend hours. City Center staff are responsible for the general daily operation of the theater and Matchstick Marvels. In the extended absence of the manager the staff may be asked to be responsible for some managerial duties.

Responsibilities:  perform regular daily operation of the theater and Matchsticks as scheduled, operate theater projection and sound equipment, call to schedule volunteers for theater and Matchsticks, perform housekeeping and general maintenance in building, open and close the theater and Matchsticks, oversee the activities of volunteer workers, host bus tours as needed,  train volunteers – if needed, other duties as assigned.

An application can picked up at Gladbrook City Hall (office hours: Monday-Friday from 8am to 1pm) or by clicking on the ‘Employment Application’ link below. Return completed application to City Hall. After regular hours, an application can be put in the drop box by the City Hall door or emailed to Deadline: August 13, 2021

Employment Application


The use of fireworks is prohibited within Gladbrook City limits at all times.

Firework Ordinance Summary

Ordinance 134 – Fireworks


Outside Water Meters Available! A separate outside meter may be installed to measure water that is not disposed of through the public sanitary sewer system. Click on the link below for more information:


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