Open Positions:


The City of West Branch, Iowa (population 2,509) seeks a full-time Parks & Recreation Director.  The Parks & Recreation Director will plan, coordinate, administer, supervise and evaluate recreation programs and facilities including, but not limited to adult/youth programs, sports, wellness, seniors and special events under limited supervision.

Please submit application, resume or cover letter, and three references to

Full-time Police Officer  – job posting September 11. – (this posting is now closed)

The City of West Branch, Iowa, seeks a full-time Police Officer. Strong background, commitment to public service, physically fit, and prior police/military experience are highly desirable skills. Comes with low deductible health insurance or stipend, IPERS retirement, performance-based merit pay, and triennial salary survey updates to keep pay competitive. Hiring scale is $25.22-30.45/hr. based on experience. Additional wages or bonuses are negotiable based on experience and city council approval. Application materials may be sent to Chief Hanna at




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