March 21, 2023

Youth Sport Umpire/Referee


The Parks & Recreation department is seeking Umpires/Referees for the following Youth Sports:

  • Softball
  • Baseball
  • Flag Football

These will be paid positions, and pay will be based on the sport & hours worked.

To apply, submit application to Director Nick Heath

City of West Liberty Employment Application

Email: nheath@cityofwestlibertyia.org
In Person or Mail:
City of West Liberty
C/O Nick Heath
409 North Calhoun Street,
West Liberty, Iowa, 52776

Applications will be accepted until September 1st, 2023.

March 23, 2023

Paramedic and/or AEMT

Part Time

The City of West Liberty, Fire/Ambulance Department is looking for a PART TIME PARAMEDIC and/or AEMT

Shifts consist of flexible hours day, night, weekends, and holidays.
Pay range for AEMT is $15-20 based on experience.
Pay range for Paramedic is $20-25 based on experience.

Works under the general supervision of EMS Coordinator in performance of EMS and related duties. Works under the supervision of Fire Department Officers within the scope of the incident command system and at the scene of emergency incidents.

Requirements: High School Graduate or equivalent required. At least One Year of emergency medical service work. Must possess current BLS certifications. Paramedics must also possess current ACLS certifications. Certified PARAMEDIC or AEMT in the State of Iowa with valid Driver’s License (obtain a Class D in 6 months of hire) and must be insurable by the City. HIPAA training required within orientation. Must pass a physical exam and pre-employment background check. Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred, but not required.

Job Description can be located online at www.cityofwestlibertyia.org with application. Wages include health, dental, sick leave, IPERS and holiday pay.

Interested applicants please complete an City of West Liberty Employment Application

Internal Application and resume are due by email, mail or in person:
Attn: Lee Geertz, City Clerk
409 N Calhoun St.,
West Liberty, IA 52776
or emailed to lgeertz@cityofwestlibertyia.org

August 17, 2023

Library Assistant


The Public Library is seeking one to two part-time Library Assistants with a wage starting at $15/hr.

Sundays 1-6pm and evenings until 7pm will be required as necessary. Conversational Spanish and English are a must.

Library Assistant Job Description

To apply, submit applications to the Library Director, Allie Paarsmith

City of West Liberty Employment Application

Email: apaarsmith@wlpl.org

In Person or Mail:

West Liberty Public Library
C/O Allie Paarsmith
400 N Spencer St,
West Liberty, IA 52776

November 15, 2023

Police Chief


West Liberty, Iowa, population 3,826, is seeking a strategic leader and effective relationship builder to serve as their next Police Chief. West Liberty is a stable and diverse community that has the advantage of all the resources of major metropolitan areas with less than a forty-five-minute drive while living in a small community with lower cost of living. The classic downtown, community parks, neighborhoods, and recreation areas are set in the backdrop of wooded areas and farmland. West Liberty is in Muscatine County, centralized between major metropolitan areas such as Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and the Quad Cities. The Police Chief has 5 direct reports as well as a part-time staff. Qualified candidates need experience with leading a police department, financial management, public relations, to be ethical, creative, responsive and a successful teambuilder. The next Police Chief shall be a skilled communicator with the public, mayor and council, and city staff.


Salary ranges from $64,668 to $83,688 depending upon qualifications. The city provides an excellent benefit package to include: IPERS, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, short term disability, holidays, vacation, sick leave and 457 Retirement Plan, with employer matching contribution. Candidates must meet the department’s physical standards and possess a valid driver’s license. A cell phone is provided, or a stipend is available to reimburse costs of the candidates’ monthly cellular phone bill. Residency within twenty (20) miles of the city limits is required within 6 months of employment. Click here to learn more about the position.

To apply, confidential materials such as cover letter, resume, salary history, and five (5) professional references should be sent to:
Email: shoffert@cityofwestlibertyia.org

In Person or Mail:
City of West Liberty
Attn. City Clerk – Shari Hoffert
409 North Calhoun Street,
West Liberty, Iowa, 52776

Applications will be accepted until November 27th, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. No documents will be accepted after the deadline.

The City of West Liberty Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veteran’s Preference is also practiced by the City of West Liberty.

Posting Date: November 15th, 2023