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.


Tuesday, December 14 from 3 to 6 p.m. at 2007 Southern Expressway
A variety of jobs are now open at our largest department. Learn more about their work at and come see them December 14 between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. for open interviews. We offer great benefits including stable income, paid leave time, paid insurance, paid retirement, and more!

Current Employment Opportunities

Position Title - Apply By Date
PDF/print applications may be submitted by:
  • Mail or in-person: Human Resources, City of Cape Girardeau, 401 Independence, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703**
  • Fax: (573) 339-6302
  • Email:
* 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.