Do you have a commitment to excellence and a desire to serve your community? If so, then you've come to the right place. The proud home to Purdue University, the City of West Lafayette is a progressive, metropolitan city where you will find involved citizens, friendly neighborhoods and a high quality of life.
We employ over 200 part- and full-time individuals in 13 departments, offering a variety of job opportunities for those who wish to pursue a career in public service. In addition to personal growth, a stable work environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package, the City provides its employees the satisfaction of contributing to one of the most progressive communities in the State.
Our current job openings are listed below. Applications are only accepted for current postings. If you are interested in more than one opening, please submit a separate application for each. Please note that applications for seasonal and police/fire positions differ from the general employment application.
If you would like to apply for any of the jobs below, please click here.
Project Engineer- Job Description
Assistant City Engineer- Job Description
Water Resource Recovery Facility
Part-Time Laboratory Technician- Job Description
Street and Sanitation Department:
Driver/Collector/Processor- Job Description
Parks and Recreation Department:
Seasonal Groundskeeper (Temporary 20-25 hrs/week)- This position requires the employee to assist with mulching, weeding, spraying, and hedge trimming. If interested, please click here to apply. Print, complete, sign/date, and return to Human Resources.
Patrol Dispatcher- Job Description
Police Officer- **Click on the Application Checklist link below for instructions on applying for a police officer position.
**Application Checklist/ Job Description- Print checklist and application, assemble required documents and mail your complete packet to the Human Resources Department. Packets are due by Thursday, November 3 to be considered in the current hiring process. Written and physical testing will be conducted on Saturday, November 5, 2016 for applicants that are eligible. Eligible applicants will receive details of the time/location of the testing by an email sent by the Human Resources Department.
Positions Recently Filled:
Full Time Laboratory Technician- Water Resource Recovery Facility
IT Network Administrator- Information Technology Department
Department of Development Intern
The City of West Lafayette recruits, hires, advances, compensates, and discharges without regard to race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, family or parental status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin/ancestry, genetic information, past or present military service, or any other legally protected classification, in order to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and to comply with state and federal law and the interpretation of equal employment opportunity.
If you believe the City of West Lafayette has discriminated against you, contact the Human Resources Department at 765-775-5101, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 1-800-669-4000 or the Indiana Civil Rights Commission at 1-800-628-2909.
It is the policy of the City not to exclude qualified individuals from participation in or benefiting from the services, programs, or activities of the municipality. The City shall not discriminate against a qualified individual with a disability in its job application procedures, the hiring, advancement or discharge of employees, employee compensation, job training, or any other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. It is the intention of the City to comply with all applicable requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The City of West Lafayette participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please click here.