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.


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
Police Officer
Category: Fire, Law Enforcement, and Security
Summary Description Under the general direction of the Sergeant/Lieutenant, performs law enforcement and crime prevention services for the safety and protection of life and property in the Urbandale community.  Preserves peace, order, safety, problem resolution and educates the Urbandale community.  Also performs investigative work in preparation for arrests and/or criminal prosecution.  Are you more
Contact: Beth Lauck
Phone:(515) 278-3900
Fax:(515) 331-6755
Firefighter EMT/Paramedic
Category: Government
Summary Description Under the general direction of the Lieutenant, the Firefighter/EMT - Firefighter/Paramedic performs fire suppression, rescue operations, fire prevention activities (e.g. public education, fire inspections, etc.) and patient care in emergent and non-emergent settings.  Performs routine vehicle, tool and facility maintenance on a daily basis. (New July 01, 2023 wage scales are 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