Human Resources


The City of Urbandale relies on highly skilled and talented individuals to provide quality city services.  Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

The City of Urbandale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any protected status.  If you need accommodations during the selection process because of a disability, please notify the HR Director at (515) 278-3900 and we will provide appropriate accommodations.

Links for Applicants:

How to Apply: Complete a City of Urbandale employment application online. Online applications can be accessed through each job announcement.  You must submit all required materials by the closing date. The City will only accept applications for current job openings and no resumes or applications will be kept on file. Applications and required materials as specified in the job announcement (i.e. supplements, references, transcripts, etc.) must be submitted, by the application deadline. You will receive email confirmation of your successful online application. If you do not receive email confirmation your application did not go through successfully and you will need to apply again. Please note, all candidate communication will be sent via email to the email address input during the application process. No communication or notices will be sent via mail.

Minimum Qualifications: Your qualifications will be evaluated based on the information you provide on your application materials. 

Post Offer Requirements: Job offers are made pending a driver’s license check, medical examination, alcohol/drug testing, and/or a polygraph/background investigation.  The City of Urbandale complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.  If offered a job, before starting work with the City, you will be required to present identification and work authorization papers.

For New Hires: If you have accepted an offer of employment with the City of Urbandale, please print and complete the 2015 New Hire Payroll Packet: 2015 New Hire Payroll Packet

Civil Service: Civil Service Applicability/Exceptions and Examinations

Veterans Preference: Veteran's Preference Points


Documents & Information
Peddlers Licensed in Urbandale
Current Street and Roadway Projects
GovDeals - Surplus Asset Auction
Online Water Utility Accounts
2015 City Council Meeting Dates
Garbage/Recycling Collection for week of May 25th
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