About the City
Lafayette is a thriving and diverse community of approximately 30,411 residents. Encompassing 9.54 square miles at the foothills of the Rockies, Lafayette is located at the southeastern edge of Boulder County, allowing for easy access to Boulder, Denver, Denver International Airport, and the Rocky Mountains. Our community enjoys robust services and amenities, including the Great Outdoors Water Park, an award-winning skate park, the Hale Irwin designed Indian Peaks Golf Course, a senior center, The Collective Community Arts Center, Art on the Street public art program, exciting and diverse events like Art Night Out and the Lafayette Peach Festival, Waneka Lake park and boathouse, 20 community parks, 1,640 acres of open space, 20 miles of trails, Lafayette Public Library, NRPA Gold Medal Award-winning Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, multiple community events, and a vibrant downtown. Lafayette has appeared on numerous national lists of top places to live and raise a family.
The City provides a comprehensive and generous benefits package, including 100% City-paid medical, life, and long-term disability insurance; vision and dental plans; paid vacation, si...ck leave, and parental leave; a substantially-matched defined contribution retirement plan through ICMA-RC (8% employee, 10.2% City); recreation center pass and wellness benefits, and more.