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Iowa Workforce Development is a critical state agency devoted to serving Iowans by connecting job seekers with the employers who need them to grow. We help Iowans find the programs and resources they need to reach their employment goals and show employers ways to locate the workers they need.

About Iowa WorkForce Development

Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) is the state's leading workforce agency, committed to providing employment services for individual job seekers and connecting employers to available workers.

IWD continually strives to serve Iowans with the most effective possible use of state resources. The agency works diligently to improve its processes and align the organization so it can provide effective, demand-driven products and services.

IWD staff in Des Moines consists of administration, labor market information, and unemployment services, as well as Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Adult Education & Literacy programs. The agency also maintains a statewide delivery system of IowaWORKS Centers and satellite and expansion offices where both employers and job-seeking Iowans can receive workforce assistance through the IowaWORKS partnership.

Career Planning

Career Planners are available to assist job seekers with application process, creating a resume and interviewing skills. Visit us at any of our IowaWORKS Centers or meet with us virtually.  Visit for additional information.

Current Opportunities

Information about working for the State of Iowa

What makes Iowa workforce a great place to work


Amazing Health Insurance

Iowa Workforce Development offers one of the most comprehensive and generous health policies in the State of Iowa. We provide full medical, dental and vision for you and your family.

Happy Retirees

Excellent Retirement Benefits

The State of Iowa offers a generous pension plan and retirement benefits that few other organizations offer. You can find out more via Benefits at a Glance.

Flexible Working Arrangements


Start your career here, grow your career here. Iowa Workforce Development offers many opportunities which allow you to work alongside talented people and grow professionally, all while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Contact Human Resources

Curious about learning more about State of Iowa jobs, contact our friendly Human Resource staff to learn more.

Contact Us

Phone: (515) 281-5889

Department of Administrative Services, Division of Human Resources
Hoover State Office Building
1305 E. Walnut St
Des Moines, IA 50319-0150