Human Resources

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Mason City. We employ approximately 250 full-time employees and many part-time and temporary seasonal employees. With many different job skills, we provide a wide variety of community service opportunities such as police, fire, library, airport, parks and recreation, community development, public works, museum, and engineering to name but just a few.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for employee recruitment, selection and benefits. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status and sexual orientation.

Our Mission Statement

The Human Resources team, with respect and concern, is committed to providing quality service to the applicants, employees and managers we serve, by developing and implementing policies and programs to attract, retain and motivate a qualified and competent work force.

Department Contacts:

Perry Buffington

Director of Human Resources




Tiffany Hammond

Human Resources Assistant




City Hall

10 First Street NW
Mason City, IA 50401


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.