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All City of Ankeny buildings are closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All residents, contractors and others are encouraged to do business with the City via phone, email or this website. Find contact information now.

These operational changes  are reflective of the suggested guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and the Iowa Department of Public Health. The City is committed to protecting its employees and citizens during this pandemic. View additional information on the City of Ankeny response and updates at AnkenyIowa.gov/COVID-19.

    Workforce

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    WorkforceThe Economic Development department, along with several community partners including DMACCAnkeny Chamber of CommerceAnkeny Community School District, and the Ankeny Economic Development Corporation, work to serve as an employment and training connection for employers, job seekers, and youth throughout Ankeny.

    We connect employers with resources to find a trained and ready workforce, and assist job seekers with needed skills to secure sustainable employment by communicating employer needs to local training program administrators and workforce partners.

    We also help facilitate programs such as the Ankeny Leadership Institute, to train future Ankeny leaders in valuable leadership skills and the Student Academy and Teacher Externship Program to get hands on business experience for both students as well as their teachers in the Ankeny business community.