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Job Postings may be placed for free by League of Nebraska Municipalities Members.  All others will be charged 55 cents per word.  Ads will remain on the website for 30 days unless otherwise requested. If you have any questions or would like to place an ad, contact Lynn Marienau.

Full-time Position. Village of Arcadia is accepting applications for a full time position; you will be working with water, sewer, solid waste, cemetery, park and street maintenance.  Valid Nebraska driver’s license is required. Must be able to obtain certification in wastewater and water. Good communication with public is a must. References required. Wage based on experience. Please contact Village of Arcadia, PO Box 95, Arcadia, NE 68815; 308-789-6552; arcadiane@nctc.net for an application. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

Posted Aug. 25, 2016


City Clerk & Treasurer. The City of Wray, Colo. invites applications for the position of City Clerk & Treasurer. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent experience. Preferred qualifications include at least five years of increasingly responsible municipal experience or comparable business management in a city of similar size and complexity and Caselle Clarity Accounting Software experience. The successful candidate shall possess Modified Accrual basis of accounting experience and knowledge, strong financial reporting, grant reporting, positive communication skills, and a collaborative approach to problem solving
The City of Wray (population 2,330) is a safe and active rural community located an easy three hour drive east of the Denver metropolitan area. 
To apply, please mail your confidential cover letter, resume, and references by Sept. 19, 2016 to City of Wray, PO Box 35, Wray, CO, 80758, and Attention:  Mayor.  To request an application and a detailed job description, please contact Assistant to the City Manager, Lindsey Jones at 970.332.4431 or ljones@cityofwray.org .
The City of Wray is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted Aug. 23, 2016


City Administrator. Kimball, NE (Pop. 2496) Salary DOQ,  car allowance and benefits, $6.5 M Operating Budget; $21.6 M Total Budget, 40 employees. Full service City including utilities: Electric, Power Plant, Water, Wastewater, Landfill, and Garbage collection. Located in western Nebraska. Main economic base is Agriculture and Oil & Gas Industries.  Desire bachelor’s degree in public administration/related fields with 3 years supervisory/management experience in overseeing all phases of municipal government, including public works.  Emphasis on professional team leadership, progressive attitude, effective communication, public relations, financial management and planning/development. Ability to carry out city council/board of public works policies and strategies and work with department heads and staff.  Visit web site at www.kimballne.org. Submit resume, references and salary history in a sealed envelope marked “City Administrator Applicant” to Keith Prunty, Mayor, 223 South Chestnut Street, Kimball, NE 69145 by Sept. 16, 2016. EOE. 

Posted Aug. 22, 2016


Solid Waste Superintendent. The City of Sidney is seeking a Solid Waste Superintendent. The position is responsible for all duties associated with directing and coordinating activities for a landfill and related operations ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations, including supervision of staff.  See www.cityofsidney.org under “about us” for more information or contact:  Jo Houser at (308) 254-7002 or email jhouser@cityofsidney.org  DEADLINE:  9/2 at 5 p.m.  EOE

Posted Aug. 16, 2016


City Electrician. The City of Sidney is seeking a City Electrician. Responsibilities include electrical installation, repair, service and maintenance on a variety of city electrical systems and equipment.  Active Nebraska Journeyman Electrician license required.
See www.cityofsidney.org under “about us” for more information or contact:  Jo Houser at (308) 254-7002 or email jhouser@cityofsidney.org  DEADLINE:  9/2 at 5 p.m.  EOE
Posted Aug. 16, 2016


Director of Economic Development. City of Bassett is seeking an Economic Development Director.  This position will work for the Bassett Community Development Agency on a variety of economic development projects and report to the Mayor and City Council.  The candidate should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to make public presentations, write grants and focus on multiple projects.  The position also includes administering the website, social media and other marketing of the community.  Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office are necessary.  Position is currently 20 hours a week with some evening meetings required. 

Interested candidates please send resume to: Kristine Gale, P.O. Box 383, Bassett, NE 68714 or at bassettcda@bassettnebr.com.

Posted Aug. 10, 2016


Water and Wastewater Operator. City of Mitchell is accepting applications for the position of Water and Wastewater Operator until the position is filled. This position is responsible for general labor in the water, wastewater, and swimming pool operations. This employee works in any area that needs him or her.  The successful applicant must establish residency within a fifteen minute response time.  Applications and complete job descriptions, are available at the City Offices, 1280 Center Avenue, Mitchell, NE 69357, 308-623-1523, or cityclerk@mitchellcity.net.  AAA/EEO

Posted Aug. 8, 2016


Electrical Superintendent. City of Pierce seeks a full-time Electrical Superintendent. Under administrative direction, the successful applicant will perform a variety of supervisory, administrative, skilled, technical, and maintenance work in the planning, construction, operation, repair, maintenance, and replacement of the City of Pierce electrical system.  The City’s electrical system consists of the City of Pierce and the rural lines from Pierce to the Village of Foster. This person must be able to work in extreme weather conditions including responding to outages and be on call for after hours and weekend outages and emergencies. This person will be required to work with the other city departments when needed.  This individual must have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience of being a certified lineman, and must have completed college level courses in utility line work. A CDL license is preferred.  The starting salary will be $60,000+/yr.  depending upon qualifications. The City of Pierce has an excellent benefit package. You can apply at the City Administrator’s office, 106 S. 1st Street, Pierce, NE 68767. You can request an application and a job description by e-mailing the City Administrator at cityadm@ptcnet.net  If you have any questions, please call (402) 329-4164. The position is open until filled. EOE   

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Posted Aug. 8, 2016


City Manager. City of Alliance, Nebraska seeks an energetic, experienced and visionary public servant minded leader to be the next City Manager. Alliance is a progressive, forward thinking City known for its parks, arts and numerous attractions including Carhenge. This historic community is the county seat, located in the heart of the Nebraska Panhandle about 2 hours south of the Black Hills and 3.5 hours north of Denver.

Candidates for the City Manager position will possess a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in public administration, community or economic development, business, finance or a related field and five or more years of municipal government administrative and managerial experience. Qualified candidates will have experience as a City Manager or Administrator and be familiar with the municipal operations of a full-service city, including economic development, budgeting, strategic planning and personnel management. A strong commitment to involvement with the community is expected. The salary range is open and competitive and will begin at $90,000, depending upon the background and qualifications of the successful candidate. To learn more about the community and position, please view the City Manager Position Profile at www.cityofalliance.net. Applicants will be contacted for further information regarding the process. EOE

Email your application, resume and cover letter along with your response the City Manager Questions found on the City’s website by Sept. 26, 2016 to:
Carla Mayhew, Human Resource Director
324 Laramie Ave.
City of Alliance, NE 69301
Phone: 308-762-5400 Ext. 2217
Email: cmayhew@cityofalliance.net.
Website: www.cityofalliance.net

Posted Aug. 4, 2016


Utility Employee. Village of Callaway is accepting applications for a full time Utility Employee. The individual is to assist in the maintenance and upgrade of all the departments. Departments include the Pool, Parks, Community Center, Street, Electric, Water, Sewer, and Solid Waste. Duties include, but not limited to, operating heavy equipment, snow removal, street maintenance, mowing and general upkeep of all Village-owned properties. Requirements include a valid Nebraska driver’s license, pre-employment Drug & Alcohol Testing required, certification in water is REQUIRED (Village is willing to train), must obtain CDL within 3 months of hire. Electrical or lineman experience preferred. Wage is based on experience. Benefits included.
 Resume and references can be mailed to the Village of Callaway, P.O. Box 157, Callaway, NE 68825, fax 308-836-2927 or emailed to callaway@gpcom.net. EOE.
Posted Aug. 1, 2016


City Superintendent. The City of Leoti, Kansas in southwest Kansas is seeking a qualified and experienced person to serve as the City Superintendent of the Public Works Department. The City Superintendent would be responsible for a staff of 6 full-time employees and approximately 3 part-time employees. Leoti is served by a 5 person city council and mayor who are all elected at large. Services provided by the city include water, sewer, and sanitation. In 2015, a new nitrate removal water treatment facility was completed to serve the entire city population. Experience in municipal government is stongly favored, preferably with Class ll Water Operator Certification and Small Systems Wastewater Certification. Salary will range from $55,000-$70,000 depending on experience with competitive benefits. Excellent job history with 5-10 years of solid work experience is also requirement and references will be thoroughly checked prior to interviews. First review of applications will begin as soon as possible and the job will remain open until filled. The City of Leoti is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact City Clerk Ashley Woods at (620) 375-2341 for additional information regarding the position or the City of Leoti. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY.
Please email your resume to: leoticityclerk@wbsnet.org

Posted July 27, 2016


Village Clerk. The Village of Bancroft, Nebraska is accepting applications for the position of Village Clerk. Approximately 35 hours per week.

Responsibilities include all bookkeeping activities for the Village of Bancroft, financial oversight/reporting, payroll, attending Village Board meetings, recording the minutes, file required State and Federal reports, issuance of necessary permits, maintain village records, create and maintain monthly and annual budget reports. The Village Clerk is appointed Zoning Administrator and Cemetery Manager, and shall perform other duties as assigned by the Village Board.

Qualifications: The clerk shall have a high school education or equivalent, and at least one year of bookkeeping experience. Experience in municipal government is preferred. Continuing education is important; working towards becoming a certified municipal clerk would be encouraged. Have knowledge of federal and state laws that affect the operation of a municipal government.

Applications can be requested at the Village office by calling 402-648-3332 or resumes with salary requirements must be received no later than August 31, 2016 and should be addressed to: Village of Bancroft, PO Box 267, Bancroft, NE 68004; EOE

Posted July 25, 2016


Utility Superintendent. The City of Beaver City is accepting applications for a full time Utility Superintendent. This position is responsible for the general supervision and administration of public utilities operated by the City of Beaver City, including maintenance of city streats and property, and existing water, sewer and power lines. Potential candidate must either possess or be willing to acquire a Grade 4 water operator license, wastewater certification, and journeyman lineman certification. Candidates must either live inside city limits or be willing to relocate at their own expense. Accepting applications until position is filled. Call City Office for application at 308-268-2145 or send resume to PO Box 185, Beaver City, NE 68926.

Posted July 25, 2016


City Manager. City of Minot, North Dakota. $106,041 - $157,418. For complete job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches." For questions, call 206-368-0050. Located in north central North Dakota, Minot, pop. 50,000, is an exceptional community where residents enjoy a healthy economy, low unemployment rate, low crime rate, an active arts community, quality education, recreational activities, and a reasonable cost of living. In 2010, Forbes ranked Minot #12 on its list of “Best Small Cities to Raise a Family.”
Minot is a full-service city with 400 full-time personnel and a total combined operating and capital budget of $124 million for 2016. Minot operates under the Council-Manager form of government. Appointed by and under the policy direction of the City Council, the City Manager is actively involved in planning, directing and coordinating the services of city departments.
Apply by Aug. 21, 2016.

Posted July 21, 2016



















































































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Lincoln Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks, Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler, Plattsmouth Mayor Paul Lambert and Dr. Scott Josiah of the Nebraska Forest Service called for cities and the state to be proactive in dealing with the emerald ash borer (EAB), which is projected to cause more than $960 million in damage statewide. Costs can be contained by taking action now. Lincoln Southeast High School Students in the background spent time wrapping ribbons around the ash trees to show the impact of EAB when it strikes.

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