How do I apply for a position?

The City of Lafayette has an online application system through GovernmentJobs. The website address is: You will find the open positions the City is currently looking to fill.  We encourage everyone to apply online at that address, but if you encounter issues, please contact the Human Resources Office at (303) 665-5588 x. 5555 or email

Employment Process

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1. How do I apply for a position?
2. What City of Lafayette positions are currently available?
3. May I attach a resume, cover letter, transcript, or other document to my applicaiton?
4. How do I stay informed about future job openings?
5. Where can I get a paper employment application?
6. What happens after I apply for a position?
7. Am I required to answer the questions on the Affirmative Action Affidavit?
8. How can I check the status of my application?
9. What benefits does the City offer to full time employees?
10. What benefits does the City offer to regular part time employees?
11. How does the City hire Police Officers?
12. What is the hiring process for seasonal positions at the Bob L Burger Recreation Center, The Indian Peaks Golf Course, the Waterpark, and Waneka Lake Boathouse?