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  • Groundman

    The City of Broken Bow/Broken Bow Municipal Utilities will be accepting applications for a Groundman in the Utility Line Department. Applicants should have completed an instructor led Utility Line Program. Duties will include assisting in the operation and maintenance of the City of Broken Bow electrical distribution system. Starting pay will be between $16.29 and $21.84 based on prior experience and certifications. Applications and Job Descriptions are available at the Broken Bow Municipal Building at 345 South 10th Ave in the Utility office, and should be returned to the Utility office with applicable resume. Applications are available at and will be taken until the job is filled. The City of Broken Bow is an equal opportunity employer. For more information call (308)872-6884 or email:

    Posted Nov. 14, 2017

  • Chief Building Official

    Chief Building Official, Kearney, Nebraska. (Population – 33,520). Beautiful, thriving community located on I-80 in the center of the United States is seeking an energetic leader for the position of Chief Building Official.

    The salary range is $60,587 - $85,253 d.o.q. with benefits.

    The Chief Building Official will manage and administer the Building Inspection Division ensuring compliance with State and City regulations. Coordinate plan reviews and inspections of building construction ensuring compliance with plumbing, electrical, residential and commercial building codes and ordinances.

    The Chief Building Official will supervise the operation of the Building Division. Review building plans; inspect buildings and structures to ensure compliance with current building and zoning-related codes and ordinances. Consult with owners, builders, and contractors regarding code and ordinance application to building specifications and plans. Inspect existing buildings to identify hazardous conditions and structural defects and prepare reports. Investigate building and zoning-related complaints. Monitor changes in national building, electrical or plumbing codes recommending changes to local codes and ordinances as necessary. Interact regularly with contractors, design professionals and developers in order to maintain dialogue regarding local construction practices, department policies and procedures, and adopted codes. Perform other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge of principles and practices of modern structural construction, plumbing and electrical is necessary, capacity of pertinent Federal, State and local lows, code and regulations. Utilize technology software/hardware to maximize time, communication effectively and efficiently. Efficiently and effectively review building plans and permit applications. Interpret and communicate code requirements thoroughly and accurately. Maintain and exhibit discretion and integrity at all times when handling confidential information.

    Qualified applicants will possess education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and five years of building trades or building inspection experience with two years in a supervisory or lead capacity; ICBO Building Official and Plan Examiner certification desired. Knowledge of principles and practices of modern structural construction, plumbing and electrical is necessary, capacity of pertinent Federal, State and local lows, code and regulations. Possession of a valid Nebraska driver’s license. This position has a thirty (30) minute response time.

    Details and required application available at or the Human Resource Division, City Hall, 18 East 22nd Street, P.O. Box 1180, Kearney, NE 68848.

    Posted Nov. 16, 2017

  • City Administrator

    City Administrator, Hull, Iowa. (Population – 2,300). Progressive community in Northwest Iowa located at the junction of U.S. Highway 18 and Iowa Highway 75 is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

    The city administrator directs and administers all municipal departments. Including, but not limited to, public safety, public works, community development & redevelopment, finance, community services including parks & recreation, and youth and senior services. This includes the evaluation and management of 8 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $5 million.

    The administrator will supervise and coordinate the preparation and presentation of the annual City budget. The city administrator is responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the city council and mayor fully advised of city’s financial condition and overall future needs.

    Qualified applicants will possess a two or four-year college degree in public or business administration or related field and/or 2 or more years of experience in a public-sector management position. Residency requirement is in effect.

    Please apply by sending resume and references to the address below.

    City of Hull
    Attn: Jim Collins
    PO Box 816
    1133 Maple Street
    Hull, IA 51239

    Posted Nov. 13, 2017

  • Police Officer

    The City of St. Paul is accepting applications for the full time position of Police Officer until 12/22/2017. NLETC certification is preferred, but not mandatory. Requirements: You must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, must have a valid driver’s license, and be of good moral character, with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave and retirement program. Job description and application forms may be obtained at City Hall, 704 6th Street, St. Paul NE, 308-754-4483 or at the St. Paul Police Department, 514 Grand Street, St. Paul, NE, 308-754-9112. EOE

    Posted Nov. 8, 2017

  • City Administrator

    Riverside, Missouri, is a thriving community located just minutes north of downtown Kansas City. The Riverside community is unique in the Kansas City metropolitan area, as the small-town feel, proximity to the core of KC, unique funding resources, and scenic natural areas create a mix of character and amenities that is unmatched. The City operates under the mayor-council form of government. A Mayor and a six-member Board of Aldermen are charged with the care, management, and control of the City and its finances. The City of Riverside is divided into three wards, which are geographic regions within the City.

    The City of Riverside seeks a visionary and creative municipal government professional to be its next City Administrator. The ideal candidate will be a positive leader who will build trust, inspire and motivate others by example, promote teamwork, and unite the organization with a shared sense of purpose. A strategic thinker is strongly desired. The new City Administrator will find Riverside a friendly, diverse City with a stable government, great potential, and the usual challenges and opportunities that are characteristic of a thriving and growing community.

    A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business, or a related field is required; a master’s degree in a related field is preferred. The selected candidate must have five years of public sector experience, preferably as a city administrator or assistant city administrator. Department director experience will be considered. ICMA credentialing is a plus. The salary range for this position is $115,000-125,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Position open until Dec. 1, 2017.

    Please apply online at:

    For more information contact:
    Kirk Davis, Senior Vice President
    Strategic Government Resources

    Posted Oct. 27, 2017

  • Waverly, NE. Full time. Perform daily official clerk functions and provide fiscal responsibility with a focus on all duties of City Treasurer. Office management and financial record keeping skills a must. Work in coordination with City Administrator, Mayor and City Council. College graduate with a bachelor’s degree or technical college degree with similar years of experience in accounting, finance or a related field. Graduate of a municipal clerks institute preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Submit cover letter and resume to: Stephanie Fisher, City Administrator, City of Waverly, PO Box 427, Waverly, NE 68462. For additional information, call Stephanie Fisher at 402-786-2312. Open until filled. EOE.

    Posted Oct. 19, 2017

  • City of Wayne. Reports to City Administrator. Salaried position. Under immediate direction of the City Administrator, manages the City's financial accounting, payroll, investments, and grants

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Directs the account program in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles as defined by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts, to include proper accounting of all municipal funds and account groups; ensures that all City departments, divisions and agencies comply with established accounting procedures and policies; reviews disbursements, monthly financial statements and related subsidiary records; prepares reports regarding the financial status of all funds, departments, divisions and agencies; prepares special studies and reports; supervises the annual audit of all municipal funds and account groups; assists insurance auditors; develops, adapts and revises a cash management program; develops and implements computer procedures; develops costs and related information for the City's fiscal agent for the purpose of establishing any municipal capital need or project requiring interim financing by warrants or the issuance of revenue or general obligation bonds; administers the police pension funds; monitors the collection of all receivables and payment of bills, prepares audit papers for the yearly audit; monitors debt administration; processes grant applications and supervises grant compliance activities; prepares Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports; coordinates annual budget process; acts as treasurer for the Airport Authority; acts as treasurer for the Community Redevelopment Authority; purchases supplies and equipment; performs other related duties as assigned.

    Posted Oct. 18, 2017

  • City of Wayne. The City of Wayne is accepting applications for the position of a full-time City Treasurer/Finance Director. Salary range is $54,954 to $75,067, based upon qualifications and experience. Career opportunity in growing Northeast Nebraska community; home to Wayne State College. Responsible for planning and directing accounting activities within the finance department. Responsible for directing the city's financial planning and accounting practices, as well as its relationship with lending institutions. Assumes all financial responsibilities and duties as prescribed by State Statutes, the City Council, and the City Administrator, or as conditions dictate. Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Wayne area residency required. Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Basic computer literacy required. Drug-free workplace. Application and job description available by writing or phoning Personnel Office 402/375-1733. Completed application, résumé, and letter of interest may be sent to Personnel Office, 306 Pearl Street, Wayne, Nebraska, 68787, by Nov. 3, 2017. City of Wayne is an EOE.

    Posted Oct. 18, 2017

  • Alliance, NE (8,500) The City of Alliance is accepting applications for the position of full-time Electric Journey Line Worker with a pay range of $24.76 - $31.95 per hour DOQ. This individual will perform skilled line work in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric urban and rural distribution and transmission systems. The City is offering a hiring bonus of $3,000 after the successful completion of probation and relocation reimbursement up to $2,000. The position includes an excellent benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

    The City of Alliance Electric System includes 115 miles city and 200 miles of rural overhead and underground lines with a service area of over 150 square miles, which includes 10 miles of trans and sub-trans lines. The system operates with a transmission substation (115 KV) and three distribution substations (7.2/12.5 KV). The Department services approximately 5,000 customers, over 1,700 street lights, 220 irrigation wells and operates out of the Public Works Facility, which was constructed in 2002. The Department maintains ten vehicles including a 60 foot and two 50-foot bucket trucks.

    Applications with resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. A complete job description and application is available at

    Posted Oct. 13, 2017

  • Utilities Superintendent

    City of Falls City, NE. Due to the planned retirement of the current Utility Superintendent, the Board of Public Works/Falls City Utilities (FCU) is accepting application for the position of Utilities Superintendent. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. Bachelors or associates degree preferred, but not required. Five years related experience in utility maintenance and/or construction, to include three years in a supervisory position. Nebraska Grade 2 water and Class III wastewater operator licenses preferred. Applicant must be highly motivated with a great work ethic. The Utility superintendent has direct responsibility for the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services to the community of Falls City, NE, and FCU service areas. FCU is governed by a five-member Board of Public Works appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Falls City City Council for staggered five-year terms. FCU employs 33 staff members working in utility operations, consisting of electric generation and distribution, natural gas distribution, water treatment and distribution and wastewater collection. Reporting to the Board of Public Works, the FCU Utility Superintendent is responsible for all aspects of FCU operations.

    Starting salary is negotiable. Excellent employee health insurance, 6% pension match, and other excellent benefits. The position will remain open until filled. A more detailed job description and applications are available on the city’s website or at the City Office (2307 Barada Street). Applications can be submitted on the city’s website, emailed to, mailed to 2307 Barada Street, Falls City, Nebraska 68355, or submitted in person at the City Office.

    Posted Oct. 13, 2017

  • City of Seward accepting applications through October 27, 2017 for a Full-Time Electric Lineman First Class. Pay range: $23.21 - $29.39 per hour, with benefits; Applicant must be high school graduate or equivalent and have the equivalent of technical training received in an associate degree program in electric utility maintenance; will perform & participate in construction, installation, maintenance & repair of electric distribution & transmission lines & other related work; Applicant must possess: Class B CDL license (or ability to obtain within 6 mos.); knowledge of approved methods, materials & tools used in electric line work; knowledge of principles of electric theory which apply to electric distribution & transmission systems; Application & job description available at Seward City Hall, 537 Main St.; P. O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434-0038 (402-643-2928) or can be downloaded at City’s website:; Reasonable accommodations are available for persons needing assistance in completing application & should be made at time of application. All positions of employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference. City of Seward is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Oct. 6, 2017

  • Brookings, SD (pop. 23,773). Located in ideal setting, Brookings is the county seat and home to SDSU. Home rule charter Council-Manager form of government with elected Mayor and 6 city council members. Position supervises 48 FT employees and $4.5 M annual budget. BS degree in Criminal Justice or related field required. At least 10 years of progressive responsible experience in law enforcement with at least five (5) yrs. of management/command level experience preferred. Salary range - $84,223 to $113,702 DOQ. Open until filled. First review of resumes – 11/1/17. Visit for detailed position profile and application/selection process. City of Brookings, PO Box 270, Brookings, SD 57006-0270. 605/697-8668. AA/EOE

    Posted Oct. 6, 2017

  • City Treasurer

    The City of Bayard, Nebraska, is seeking a full-time City Treasurer. Bayard is a City of the 2nd class with a population of 1,209 and is located in scenic Western Nebraska, 3 miles north of Chimney Rock. This long-term position will oversee the financial functions of the City including, but not limited to, municipal (fund) accounting and budgeting, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, utility billing, and excellent customer service. Requirements also include strong customer-oriented communication skills on the telephone and in person, the ability to carry out city council policies, and be able work with the public and all city employees. Bachelor Degree in a related field is preferred, but relevant experience with a strong accounting background will also be given consideration. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Benefits offered by the City of Bayard include partial paid health insurance, employee paid dental and vision insurance, AFLAC, partial paid short term disability, vacation and sick leave, 125-plan and retirement investment opportunity. A pre-employment drug test and monthly random drug tests are also required. Applications can be picked up at 445 Main Street, by downloading on the City website at, or by emailing For further questions please contact Nate Heffron, City Clerk at (308) 586-1121. APPLICATION REVIEW WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY, POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. E.O.E.

    Posted Oct. 9, 2017

  • Utilities Director. City of Gordon, NE is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Director. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. College education and CDL preferred. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience in utilities operation and management required. Administrative and supervisory experience preferred. Nebraska water and wastewater operator licenses preferred. Applicant must be highly motivated with a great work ethic. Starting salary is negotiable within the range of $14 - $16 per hour. Excellent employee health insurance, 4% pension match, and other excellent benefits.

    The position will remain open until filled. A more detailed job description and applications are available on the city’s website or at the City Office (311 N. Oak Street). Applications can be submitted on the city’s website, emailed to, mailed to P.O. Box 310 Gordon, Nebraska 69343, or submitted in person at the City Office. This position is subject to a veteran’s preference pursuant to Neb.Rev.Stat. §48-227.

    Posted Oct. 4, 2017

  • Electrical Lineman Apprentice/ Journeyman

    The City of Neligh is accepting applications for the Electrical Department. The job is a full time position and includes but is not limited to working with high voltage electricity, operating bucket trucks and digger derricks, trencher, dump truck, loader and backhoe. Must have a Class B CDL or be willing to obtain within 3 months. The City will require on call rotation and the physical ability to work for extended periods in all types of weather conditions. Applicants must be willing to learn the operation of the electrical generation units and apparatus. Knowledge of electric generation would be beneficial. The City also requires the applicant to be willing to work in other departments if necessary. Wages are dependent upon qualifications and prior experience. The City has an excellent benefit package with health and life insurance, retirement, vacation, sick and personal leave and paid holidays. The successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug test. Position open until filled. Applications may be picked up at the City office at 202 Main Street or sent electronically by emailing . With questions call the City office at 402-887-4066. The City of Neligh is an EOE.

    Posted Oct. 20, 2017

  • City of Fairbury, Nebraska, seeks applicants for a Wastewater Plant Operator. The position will aid in the operation of the treatment plant, assist in plant maintenance, perform sampling activities and perform other duties as necessary. Position will also assist the Water Dept. with misc. duties regarding water/wastewater operations. The applicant must be mechanically inclined to conduct routine and special maintenance as well as have the ability to operate heavy machinery. Ability to read and understand mechanical plans a must. Ability to utilize computers and technical tools required. Applicant must be able to respond to emergencies. Must be able to conduct weekend checks of the treatment plant on a rotating basis. Applicant must be able to obtain a Class ‘A’ CDL license. It is a condition of employment that the individual holding this position possess a current Nebraska Wastewater Class 3 license or obtain such within two (2) years of employment. Finalists must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history. Post-Offer Employment Testing (POET), including but not limited, to drug screening, criminal background check and a Physical Capacity Profile will be required. Position will remain open until filled. Candidates must submit a resume and completed job application to Collin Bielser, City Administrator, P.O. Box 554, Fairbury, NE 68352. A job application form is available at City Hall or at Please contact the Wastewater Plant Superintendent, Dennis McAtee at 402-729-2026 for additional information and a detailed job description. The City of Fairbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Oct. 5, 2017

  • Chief of Police. City of Wahoo, Nebraska, (pop. 4,500) is accepting applications for Chief of Police. Information on the specific requirements of candidates, pay, and benefits is available on the City of Wahoo website,, by clicking on the Careers Tab at the top of the home page.

    A qualified applicant must have an associate’s degree in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration, or related field, or equivalent; must have five (5) years of experience as a police officer with two (2) years being of command level, or equivalent; must possess and maintain a valid Nebraska driver’s license at the time of employment, must obtain a State of Nebraska special certification in Management, within one (1) year of employment; and must obtain and maintain certification by the State of Nebraska as a Law Enforcement Officer as required by law.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The first round of review of applications received will start November 1, 2017. A full background check will be required of the selected applicant. The City of Wahoo is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted Oct. 4, 2017

  • Planning Technician

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Planning Technician position. This position performs professional, technical planning and drafting work in support of the Regional Planning Commission. A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in planning, or in one of the related social or engineering sciences or a Master’s degree in city, regional or urban planning in absence of experience is acceptable. Some planning experience is required with a Bachelor’s degree.

    Salary range: $24.10-$33.90 per hour plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply, visit Position will remain open until filled. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

  • Extension Educator. UNL Extension is looking for an Extension Educator who would provide regional expertise (Pierce County) and develop focused, comprehensive learning programs in leadership, community development and growing rural Nebraska businesses. For a detailed position description & how to apply, go to, requisition F_170112. Review of applications will be 10/19/2017. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, & dual careers. See

    Posted Sept. 27, 2017

  • City Manager. Kingman, Kansas (pop. 3,086; $1.7 million budget; 38 FTE’s), is the county seat of Kingman County. Located on US54/400 Hwy, Kingman is connected to Wichita by an accessible 4-lane highway and is an easy 45-minute drive. Kingman is a city with a dynamic business climate and progressive public schools. The city operates electric, water, and wastewater utilities. The City Manager reports to a progressive five-member Commission, and oversees all departments. For more information about the community, visit

    Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field and at least five years of management experience. The successful candidate will have a history of sound decision-making ability, excellent administrative and budgetary skills and experience facilitating economic development. Candidates must also display strong leadership and personnel skills and can openly communicate with staff and the Commission.

    Salary $77,000 – 87,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to or LEAPS-Kingman, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin Oct. 15. EOE.

    Posted Sept. 27, 2017