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Administrative Assistant

The City of North Liberty Administrative Office has an opening for a full-time  Administrative Assistant.  Applicant will provide customer service, answer phones, complete data input, filing and other duties as assigned.  Salary range $15.41 to $16.54 per hour, dependent on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.  Post-offer physical, drug screen and background check required.  Submit cover letter, resume, three professional references and City application to Deb Hilton, HR Director, 3 Quail Creek Circle, P.O. Box 77, North Liberty, IA  52317 or dhilton@northlibertyiowa.org by     4:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  EOE.

Fire Chief

The City of North Liberty, Iowa, population 18,299, is seeking to fill the position of Fire Chief. The position was formerly part-time and has been expanded to full-time. Today there are 39 members serving North Liberty with fire response, fire prevention support, emergency medical service, extrication, and hazardous materials abatement. The Department’s website is www.nlfire.org

The decision to move to a full-time position was made following a needs study, completed in December 2016.  The city, a fast-growing suburb of Iowa City, (MSA 161,170) recognizes the need to increase the professionalism of the department.

North Liberty is a thriving community in the heart of Iowa’s Creative Corridor, located between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids.  The City has experienced a 37 percent increase in population since 2010.  There are more than 200 active businesses in North Liberty including manufacturing, banking and biotechnology industry.  The University of Iowa, and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (located just south of North Liberty) employ many professionals and provide leading quality health care services.

The fire department is currently staffed by three part-time administrative officers, paid-on-call officers/fire fighters and volunteers.  In 2016, the Department responded to 1,137 incidents, including emergency services provided to two neighboring townships.  The Department also provides life-safety building inspections, as well as public education events.  Advanced Life Support transport is provided by Johnson County Ambulance Service.

The ideal candidate will possess an Executive Fire Officer Certificate, issued by the National Fire Academy, in addition to experience in an agency with a combination of professional and volunteer staff.

The Chief is an exempt (FLSA) member of the City staff, under the supervision of the City Administrator.  City staff works as a team to meet the needs of the community.

The Chief will be a public representative for the Fire Department, and will meet with business, civic, and community members to provide information on the Department and to promote fire safety.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 Years’ experience in Fire and Rescue Management
  • Firefighter I
  • Haz-Mat Operations
  • Firefighter II
  • EMT
  • Fire Officer I
  • Fire Instructor I
  • Valid Class D Driver’s License
  • National Incident Command System Certificates
    • ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, and 700 preferred
  • Must reside within 15 miles of the North Liberty corporate City limits within six (6) months of employment
  • Must participate in the Department’s Physical Fitness Program
  • Must pass a post-offer physical examination, a drug and alcohol screen and background screen

The starting salary for this position is $77,000 to $108,000.  Actual salary will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  The City offers a generous benefit package including tuition reimbursement, health insurance, retirement contributions, and paid time off.

Application and Selection Procedure

To be considered for this career opportunity submit resume, cover letter, and professional references by June 30, 2017.  References will not be contacted without the applicant’s approval.  Resume should reflect years of employment, with beginning and ending dates, as well as information regarding the size of staff applicant has managed.

Submit Resumes To: williammoulder@mchsi.com


For Questions or Additional Information Contact

Moulder and Associates LLC
William Moulder
Website: www.moulderandassociates.com

(515) 371 1669


Aquatic Center – Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

The North Liberty Aquatic Center is currently hiring for part-time year-round lifeguards and swim instructors. Candidates should be at least 15 years old. Experience working with children and swimming is recommended. Swim Instructors will have on-the-job training and lifeguards are required to hold an American Red Cross certification. To apply, please download and fill out an application. For more information or questions contact Ashley Kipp at (319) 626-5707 or at akipp@northlibertyiowa.org. The City of North Liberty is an equal opportunity employer and requires a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Aquatic Center – Concession Stand Cashiers

The North Liberty Aquatic Center is hiring concession stand cashiers, responsible for prompt, professional, safe, and sanitary operation of the concession stand facility and equipment. Candidates should have the ability to demonstrate basic mathematic and money handling skills while working in a fast paced environment; knowledge in the operation of concession equipment such as cash register, grill, pop machine, ice cream machine, popcorn machine, and the like; good communication skills, honest, dependable, responsible, and a desire to serve the public. This position requires light to medium work, exerting up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Starting wage is $10.40 per hour for 10 to 25 hours per week Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. To apply, please download and fill out an application. For more information or questions contact Kyle Huisman at (319) 626-5716 or at khuisman@northlibertyiowa.org. The City of North Liberty is an equal opportunity employer and requires a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Recreation Department – Counselors

Supervise children for City of North Liberty’s Before & After School Programs. Work directly with children in leading games, activities, arts, and crafts. Light cleaning duties are involved as well.  Must be able to obtain a chauffeur’s license. Post-offer physical, drug screen and background check required.

Part-time Positions:  10-30 hrs per week.
Work Schedule:  Before school: M-F 6:45-8:45am, After School: M-F 2:30-6:00pm. TH 1:30-6:00.  Other youth programs as needed. We will work around your schedule!
Job Beginning/Ending Dates:  ASAP; year round.
Qualifications:  16 years or older.
If interested, please fill out a City of North Liberty employment application.  Please make note of what shifts you are interested in.
Any further questions can be directed to Matt Fielder, 626-5734. A PDF version of this description is available here.

Recreation Department – Front Desk/Building Monitor/Off Site Position

Work Schedule: The possible hours that we need are Monday-Friday, 11:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday 7:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., or 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.. There could also be additional hours for special events and after hour rentals.
Hours per Week: 10-30
Job Beginning/Ending Dates: ASAP to Ongoing
Duties: The duties will consist of answering phones, greet patrons, registrations, supervising the facility, answering patron questions and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Prefer recreation experience but not necessary. You can get an application above and print out application or send it by e-mail, regular mail or bring into the facility. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Matt Meseck at mmeseck@northlibertyiowa.org or call 319-626-5716.

Recreation Department – Class Instructors, Aerobics Instructors

The Recreation Department is continually seeking individuals interested in teaching a variety of leisure and fitness classes on a contractual basis. We are also looking for certified aerobics and water fitness instructors. Please contact Shelly Simpson at 626-5716 or ssimpson@cnorthlibertyiowa.org if you are interested in teaching a class.

Fire Department – Volunteer Firefighters

The North Liberty Volunteer Fire Department is looking for individuals over the age of 18 who live or work in Penn or Madison Townships (this includes all of North Liberty and some surrounding area) to serve as volunteer firefighters. We currently are seeking those available weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Address questions to Interim Chief Bill Schmooke. Check out the North Liberty Fire Department’s recruitment page for an application and additional information.