Employment

June 27, 2024

Street Equipment Operator

Full Time
$20.00-$24.00/hour

The City of West Liberty has an opening for a street equipment operator. This position is full-time (40 hours per week- with possible overtime) and includes benefits. This is an entry-level position and provides on-the-job training. Tasks vary but include the operation of equipment, collection of solid waste, street maintenance, and snow and brush removal. Applicants must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Applicants must be able to obtain a valid Iowa CDL (Class A) driver’s license. Previous public works experience is preferred, but not required.

Salary and Benefits:

  1. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Salary range $20.00-$24.00/hour.
  2. Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life/Disability/Critical Illness Insurance offered.
  3. Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.
  4. Flex spending available for medical and dependent care.
  5. 457 plan with employer matching contribution.

To apply, please fill out an Employment Application. Include resume with three professional references. Applications, resume, and references can be mailed to:

Adam Reinhardt- Full-Time Street Equipment Operator
409 N Calhoun St.
West Liberty, IA 52776
or by email to areinhardt@cityofwestlibertyia.org .

Applications will be accepted until July 12th, 2024, at 3:30 p.m.

*The City of West Liberty is an equal opportunity employer*

June 18, 2024

Certified Police Officer

Full or Part Time
$24.50-$30.00 per hour (additional $1.00 for Bilingual Officers)

The City of West Liberty, IA, population 3,800 is currently accepting applications for Full-Time Certified Police Officers as well as Part-Time Certified Police Officers. ILEA Certified Officers are preferred, but not required. Bilingual Officers are preferred, but not required. The West Liberty Police Department takes great pride in a community policing environment, with strong community support. West Liberty is a smaller agency with a less stressful call volume. This allows for more time to engage with the community and be active in our local schools. The West Liberty Police Department has recently updated equipment to include updated patrol vehicles, cameras, and tasers. With a progressive facial hair, tattoo policy, and officer preference on duty gear including outer vest carriers, the West Liberty Police Department is an ideal place to be employed.

A Police Officer patrols by car and on foot to prevent crime and enforce laws; conducts investigations and writes reports; interrogates witnesses, investigates accidents and obtains and records measurements. This position requires the ability to work with a diverse community and build relationships with the community served. Qualified candidates must be able to problem solve with the utmost respect for human rights and dignity and be able to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and written. Quick decision making and diffusing difficult and dangerous situations is a must. For more benefit information, click here.

To apply: Submit Cover Letter with Resume and 3 professional references to Chief Josh Houser jhouser@cityofwestlibertyia.org or in person or by mail to:

City of West Liberty
C/O Chief Josh Houser: Police Officer Position,
409 N Calhoun St.
West Liberty, IA 52776.

The City of West Liberty is an Equal Opportunity Employer

February 13, 2024

Lifeguard

Part-Time

The City of West Liberty is beginning the hiring process for Lifeguards for the Summer 2024 Pool Season!

The Lifeguard is responsible for protecting the lives of those utilizing the Municipal Swimming Pool.  May have to provide emergency rescues and additional duties may include maintaining facility equipment and cleaning duties as assigned. Lifeguards work under the supervisor of the Head Lifeguard and Pool Manager.

Applicants must be at least 15 years old and must obtain American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid and American Red Cross CPR/AED for the professional rescuer Certifications.

Interested applicants, please submit an Employment Application:

By email: nheath@cityofwestlibertyia.org
By mail to: City of West Liberty,
ATTN: Nick Heath,
409 N. Calhoun St.,
West Liberty, IA 52776

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