City of Urbandale

City of Urbandale



About Us

''A growing city that has held on to its small-town charm.'' That's how most people would describe Urbandale, Iowa.

From the safe streets and neighborhoods, to the rich variety of parks and recreational opportunities, from the bustling business parks, to the top-notch schools, Urbandale is a community that has something for everyone.

First incorporated in 1917, in Urbandale you will find a thriving economy, low unemployment, excellent schools, and a wonderful variety of housing options. New residents and businesses are attracted to Urbandale for a wide variety of reasons. But when they arrive, they stay for one reason: Urbandale is a great place to live, work and raise a family.


Recreation Leaders I & II
Category: Government
Do you enjoy planning, organizing and helping others PLAY? Are you a creative and self-motivated individual who likes interacting with children? Then this position is for you! The City of Urbandale is Now Hiring for our Summer 2023 Staff! The Recreation Leaders I position is open to candidates 16+ and will be assist in leading the various activities and events of the program. The Recreation more
Contact: Beth Lauck
Phone:(515) 278-3900
Fax:(515) 331-6755
Library Page
Category: Library Services
Summary Description Under the supervision of the Services Specialist, a Page is responsible for ensuring library materials are readily available and in an organized and accurate order. This position will be scheduled weekend hours for approximately 3-6 hours per week with the possibility of picking up shifts during the week and hours during the summer months.  Routine Job more
Contact: Beth Lauck
Phone:(515) 278-3900
Fax:(515) 331-6755
Administrative Technician
Category: Administrative, Support & Clerical
Summary Description This is the second level of the administrative support series.  Basic knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and departmental policies and procedures are required at this level. This level of the series may be used to describe ongoing work at this level or used as a second level for work of greater complexity and responsibility.  Duties include:  performing reception work more
Contact: Beth Lauck
Phone:(515) 278-3900
Fax:(515) 331-6755
Civil Engineering Internship
Category: Engineering/Design
Summary Description Under the general direction of Assistant Director of Engineering, performs a variety of introductory survey, data collection, asset review, and data analysis to support the work of the Engineering and Public Works Department. The summer internship opportunity is open for college students studying civil or construction engineering programs. This Internship is a temporary more
Contact: Beth Lauck
Phone:(515) 278-3900
Fax:(515) 331-6755
Summer Laborers
Category: Skilled and Trades
Summary Description Under the general supervision of the Parks and Public Works Supervisor or Assistant Public Works or Parks Director, performs manual labor for a variety of maintenance, operational and construction activities related to Public Works / Parks infrastructure, or service delivery.  Employment for Summer Laborer in the Public Works or the Parks Departments is from mid-May through more
Contact: Beth Lauck
Phone:(515) 278-3900
Fax:(515) 331-6755

Rep/Contact Info

Honorable Robert D Andeweg
Kristi Bales
Community Development Manager/Chief Planner
Matt Blake
Council Member
James Briear
Director of Technology
Curtis Brown
Assistant City Manager/Director of Economic Development
Bridget Carberry Montgomery
Council Member
Mike Cardwell
Assistant Fire Chief of Training
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Meagan Cowden
Community Relations Officer
Amy Croll
Aaron DeJong
Assistant Director of Economic Development
Steve Franklin
Community Development Director
Erin Freeman
Human Resources Director
Jan Herke
Park and Recreation Director
Jerry Holt
Fire Chief
Rob Johansen
Chief of Police
A.J. Johnson
City Manager
Kim Keisler
Assistant Finance Director
Kent Knopf
Police Captain
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John Konior
Director of Risk Management/Support Services
Nicci Lamb
Finance Director
John Larson
Assistant Director of Engineering
Rob Light
Assistant Fire Chief of EMS
Matt Logsdon
Police Captain
Nicole Lunders
City Clerk
Scott Lyon
Assistant Fire Chief of Operations
Larry McBurney
Adam Obrecht
Council Member
Holly Pickett
Jon Rech
Fire Marshal
Dan Stein
Police Captain
Tim Stovie
Assistant Director for Public Works
Rebecca Taylor
Chad Underwood
Sergeant - Community Relations
Carissa Williams
Program Supervisor Senior Center
Elisa Wright
Chief Deputy City Clerk
Derek Zarn
Communications Specialist