City of West Lafayette, Indiana
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Contact Us

Diane Foster
Human Resources Director
711 W. Navajo St.
West Lafayette, IN  47906
  • Telephone Number: 765-775-5108
  • Facsimile Number: 765-775-5248
  • TTY: 711
  • Department Hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
  • Staff Directory

Employment Opportunities

Engineering Department:

Administrative Assistant- Applications are being accepted for an Engineering Administrative Assistant until the opening is filled.  Click here to view the job description.  Click here to apply for the position. 

Parks and Recreation Department:

Seasonal:  Lifeguard openings- Applications are being accepted for Lifeguards until the openings are filled.  Click here to view the job description.  Click here to apply for this seasonal position.  Please complete the application, print, sign, and mail to the Human Resources Department. 

Street and Sanitation Department:

Driver/Collector/Processor- Applications are being accepted for Driver/Collector/Processor until the position is filled.  Click here to view the job description.  Please note that a Class-B CDL is required.  Click here to apply for this position.

Police Department:

Police Officer - Application packets are currently being accepted for Police Officers.  Click here for the application checklist and police officer employment application.  Print the checklist and application, complete the application, and assemble the documents listed on the checklist.  Mail your complete packet to the Human Resources Department.

Patrol Dispatcher - Applications for Patrol Dispatchers are accepted year-round. Please click here to view the job description. Apply for dispatcher position.

Positions Recently Filled:

Deputy Building Commissioner- Engineering

Facility Operator- Wastewater Treatment Utility

Part-Time Lab Technician- Wastewater Treatment Utility

The City of West Lafayette recruits, hires, advances, and compensates without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status, "special disabled veteran" status or other eligible veteran status in order to provide equal employment in accordance with state and federal law.  Additionally, the City of West Lafayette provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  

The City of West Lafayette participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please click here.


Important Information - Please Read

  • Applications are only accepted for current postings.
  • You must submit a separate application for each job posting.
  • The completion of an online application form is mandatory regardless of the position for which you are applying. Submission of a resume and cover letter are at your discretion and may be attached within the online application for employment.
  • If you would like to be notified of new job postings by email, please click here.