Employment Opportunities

Welcome and thank you for your interest in employment with the City of West Lafayette!

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.

The City of West Lafayette is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Compliant Employer.  Females, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Any applicant with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation during the application or testing process is encouraged to notify the Human Resources Department in advance at 765-775-5104 or by emailing Merrissa Budreau, Human Resources Manager, at mbudreau@wl.in.gov

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Nondiscrimination Statement

The City of West Lafayette is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all qualified persons 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 other factors prohibited by law.  The City prohibits discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, hire, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, forms of compensation, dismissal or any other aspect of personnel administration.

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.

ADA Compliance

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 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


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Merrissa Budreau, Human Resources Manager
1200 N Salisbury St
West Lafayette, IN 47906

  • Office: (765) 775-5104
  • Office Fax: (765) 775-5248
  • TTY: 711
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

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