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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.

Human Resources Director. City of Aurora, Colorado, seeks an energetic, customer-focused leader to serve as Human Resources Director. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a big picture focus who has the skills and experience needed to develop staff, help the City achieve its vision, and take the organization to the next performance level.

Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, public administration, business administration, or related field from an accredited college or university (master’s degree preferred)
•    5+ years progressively responsible experience in human resources management in a large organization, including 3+ years supervisory experience at a senior management level

Salary: $130,000 to $150,000 DOQE

Apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information contact:
Larry Gilley, Senior Vice President, Executive Recruitment
Strategic Government Resources
LarryGilley@GovernmentResource.com

Posted Aug. 23, 2017

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City Clerk/Deputy Treasurer.
Kimball, NE (population 2,496, full service city in western Nebraska) Full time.  Provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Mayor, City Administrator and City Council.  Plan, direct, and oversee the functions and operations of the City Clerk’s office and coordinate duties and projects with other municipal bodies and departments. Prefer a college degree and/or experience in a related area.  Graduate of a municipal clerks institute preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Submit cover letter and resume and salary history to: Mayor Keith Prunty, City of Kimball, 223 South Chestnut, Kimball, NE  69145.  For additional information call City Administrator Dan Dean, 308-235-3639 or visit www.kimballne.org/jobs. Open until filled. EOE.

Posted Aug. 21, 2017

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Utility Worker. City of Red Cloud has an immediate opening for a full-time utility worker. Experience in an electrical distribution system and/or formal training in the electrical field is preferred. Duties include skilled labor for new construction, operation, and maintenance of the electric, water, and sewer systems. Perform skilled operation of equipment, maintenance and repair or energized and de­energized electric lines. Other duties include operation and maintenance of other municipal facilities and assisting in street and public property maintenance. Having a grade 4 water operators' license or willing to obtain one is a must. Wages based on experience including an excellent benefit package with insurance, vacation, holidays and retirement. Applications may be obtained at the City office at 540 N. Webster Street, Red Cloud, NE 68970. Or by email: citysuper@gpcom.net. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information call (402) 746-2215 or 2214. 

Posted Aug. 10, 2017

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City Manager. Concordia, Kansas (pop. 5,179) located in North-Central Kansas. The community is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The city has a $9 million budget and 56 FT employees. Bachelor’s Degree in public administration or closely related field required; a master’s degree is preferred. Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of municipal management experience. Strong management, communication, budgetary, and personnel skills required. A demonstrated ability to envision and achieve community goals will be highly valued. Salary $85K-$100K. Send cover letter, résumé & 3 professional references to LEAPS-Concordia@lkm.org or LEAPS-Concordia, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS, 66603. EOE Résumé review begins Sept. 4.

Posted Aug. 7, 2017 

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City Administrator. City of Hawarden is looking for an energetic and professional individual to partner with the City’s officials in the position of City Administrator.  The City Administrator is responsible for the efficient administration of all the affairs of the City of Hawarden.  This visionary individual is responsible for forecasting the direction of the City with the City Council to help grow and maintain the Hawarden economy. Qualified individuals should possess five or more years of experience in City government, experience in effectively managing people, and the ability to demonstrate a progressive career track.  Knowledge of municipal owned utilities preferred.  Interested individuals can send an Application for Employment, resume and cover letter to: The Office of the Mayor, 1150 Central Ave, Hawarden, IA  51023, or by emailing mayor@cityofhawarden.com.  For more information including an Application for Employment visit www.cityofhawarden.com.

Posted Aug. 3, 2017

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Utility Maintenance Worker. City of Loup City is accepting applications for position of Utility/Maintenance Worker. Applicants will need to have a High School Diploma or equivalent. They must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Successful candidate will be required to live within City limits and will be required to complete & pass the necessary tests for water, sewer certifications in a timely manner. Some experience is preferred. Work duties will be labor intensive which can include, but not limited to testing, repair and maintenance of the municipal streets, water and sewer systems. Other duties include snow removal, heavy lifting, light construction, heavy equipment operator, general labor and upkeep of City owned properties and equipment will be expected. Salary to commensurate with experience. Drug testing required. City of Loup City offers competitive benefits. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Job descriptions and applications are available at the City Office 134 South 8th St. (308) 745-0222. City of Loup City is an EOE.

Posted Aug. 1, 2017

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City Engineer. Norfolk (Pop. 24,000), located in Northeast Nebraska. Supervises, participates in and reviews engineering work involving design and construction observation of bridges, streets, storm water systems, sanitary sewer collection systems, wastewater treatment facilities, solid waste facilities and other public works related facilities; Reviews subdivision plans, and provides engineering support and capital planning for other city divisions. Four-year degree in Civil Engineering and Nebraska Professional Engineer license required or be able to obtain a Nebraska Professional Engineer License by Comity. 7-10 years of increasing responsible managerial and public works experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience and education.   Excellent fringe benefit package. Applications available at Human Resources Office, 309 North 5th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701 or online at www.ci.norfolk.ne.us. Please include college transcript. First review of applications begins Aug. 25, 2017. Open until filled. For more information, contact Andy Colvin, City Administrator, at (402) 844-2010. EOE

Posted July 28, 2017

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City Attorney. Norfolk (Pop. 24,000), located in Northeast Nebraska. Provides legal advice and services to the Mayor and City Council, City Administrator, City Staff, Boards, Commissions and Authorities in all matters related to operations, services, and activities of the municipality; drafts city ordinances, resolutions and other legislative documentation; reviews policies and procedures for compliance with legal requirements. Prosecutes municipal code violations including traffic, criminal, ordinance and comparable cases in Madison County and District courts. Must hold Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university and Juris Doctorate Degree from law school recognized by American Bar Association. Must be licensed to practice law by State Bar of Nebraska or have capacity to become licensed in Nebraska expeditiously and must be in good standing with their current state bar. Experience as a municipal law attorney including trial, administrative and supervisory responsibility or equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary commensurate with experience and education. Excellent fringe benefit package. Applications available at Human Resources Office, 309 North 5th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701 or online at www.ci.norfolk.ne.us. Please include college transcript. First review of applications beginning Aug. 31, 2017. Open until filled. For more information, contact Andy Colvin, City Administrator, at (402) 844-2010. EOE

Posted July 28, 2017

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Electric Journey Line Worker. Alliance, NE (8,500) City of Alliance is accepting applications for the position of full-time Electric Journey Line Worker with a pay range of $25.49 - $28.97 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.

Journey Line Worker must possess a first class line workers license or certification, a working knowledge of electric operations; hands-on skills in all aspects of electric department operation, including overhead construction and maintenance, underground construction and maintenance, service work, SCADA, and all related activities.  Candidates must possess a valid Nebraska Driver’s License and obtain a CDL endorsement within the appointed time frame.

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

Posted July 26, 2017

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Village Superintendent.  Village of Arnold, (Pop. 597 – Custer County), seeks a Village Superintendent. Individual is to coordinate, oversee, manage and ASSIST in the operations of all the departments.  Departments include the General (General Government, Pool, Parks, Community Center), Street, Electric, Water, Sewer, and Solid Waste. Requirements include graduation from high school or equivalent, a valid Nebraska driver’s license. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a CDL within six months of hire. Individual must have knowledge of an electric distribution system. Certification in wastewater and water are desired but the Village is willing to train.  Wage is based on experience. Please contact Village of Arnold, PO Box 70, Arnold, NE  69120; 308-848-2228;  arnoldvillage@gpcom.net for an application, job description and list of benefits.  Resume and references must be attached to the application. Position will be open until filled. EOE.

Posted July 18, 2017

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Utility Employee. Village of Utica is accepting applications for a full-time Utility Employee. Individual is to assist in the maintenance and upgrade of all the departments, to include the Pool, Parks, Auditorium, Street, Water, Sewer, and Solid Waste. Duties include but not limited to operating heavy equipment, snow removal, street maintenance, mowing and general upkeep of all city-owned properties. Certification in wastewater and water are desired but the village is willing to train. Wage is based on experience. Please contact the Village of Utica, P.O. Box 158, Utica, NE 68456; 402-534-4237; uticavillage1@gmail.com for an application, job description and list of benefits. Resume and references must be attached to the application. Applications will be taken until Sept. 1. Review of applications to begin Sept. 4. EOE.

Posted July 17, 2017

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Procurement Administrator – Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has an exciting leadership opportunity for a Procurement Administrator to join our team to oversee the procurement and acquisition strategy and help fulfill our mission of “helping people live better lives.”  For a complete job description, please visit: http://bit.ly/2sQD8sC.

Posted July 17, 2017

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City Administrator. Ralston, NE - Responsible for the direction, administration and coordination of the overall operations of the City (pop. 7200) based on guidance from the governing body. Mayor/City Council form of government. Exercises executive supervision over all city employees and departments while overseeing the daily operations of the City. Minimum qualifications include Bachelor's Degree in public or business administration or a related field; Master's Degree in public administration preferred. Minimum of 4 years experience in management position, with 3 years experience with similar size (or larger) municipality preferred and ICMA Credentialed Manager designation preferred. Experience with arena, sports facilities or related. Must be bondable. Residency in the metro area after hire. Valid driver's license. Salary based on qualifications, with competitive benefits. Forward resume to Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, NE 68127; 402-331-6677, cityhall@cityofralston.com. View job description online. Closing date is July 31, 2017. EOE.

Posted July 18, 2017

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Utility Worker. City of Franklin, NE has an opening for a full-time utility worker.  Experience in an electrical distribution system or in the electrical field is preferred.  Duties include skilled labor for new construction, operation and maintenance of the electric, water and sewer systems.  Perform skilled operation of equipment, maintenance of other municipal facilities and assisting in street and public property maintenance.  Must be willing to obtain a grade 4 water operator’s license and have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Wage based on experience including an excellent benefit package with insurance, vacation, holidays and retirement.
Applications may be obtained at the City office at 619 15th Ave, Franklin, NE  68939. Or by e-mail at: rfelzien@cityoffranklin.net. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For more information call (308) 425-6295. Applicant must live with Franklin City Limits.
 

Posted July 17, 2017

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Finance Director - City of Ralston.

The City of Ralston is accepting resumes for the position of Finance Director. Responsible for the daily operation of the city's financial accounting, purchasing, payroll, and investment activities. Serves as City Treasurer. Minimum requirements include: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field. Must have five (5) years of related public accounting experience, with at least two (2) years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certified Public Accountants license preferred. Must be bondable; valid driver's license. Salary based on experience, with competitive benefits. Forward resume or submit application to the Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, NE 68127; 402-331-6677, cityhall@cityofralston.com. Job Description is available online. Closing date is July 24, 2017. EOE.

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City Clerk - City of Ralston.

The City of Ralston is accepting resumes for the position of City Clerk. Responsible for the coordination and proper retention of all City records and various other functions. Minimum requirements include: Bachelor's degree in public or business administration or related field. Must have supervisory experience, with at least (2) years in a municipal environment, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) and Notary Public License are preferred. Must be bondable. Salary based on experience, with competitive benefits. Forward resume, or submit application, Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, NE 68127; 402-331-6677, cityhall@cityofralston.com. Job Description is available online. Closing date is July 24, 2017. EOE.

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Journeyman Lineman - City of Broken Bow.

The City of Broken Bow/Broken Bow Municipal Utilities will be accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman. Applicants should have 2 years prior experience working as a lineman on electric transmission and distribution systems. Journeyman Lineman certification is preferred. Duties will include the operation and maintenance of the City of Broken Bow electrical distribution system. Starting pay will be 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 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.

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Wastewater Plant Engineer. Public Works Department. City of Grand Island.

Join the award winning Wastewater Treatment Plant team! The Wastewater Treatment Plant was recognized in 2016 as the Best of Class for a large wastewater facility in Nebraska.

The City of Grand Island's Wastewater Treatment Plant is looking for a qualified professional to fill their Wastewater Plant Engineer position. The Wastewater Plant Engineer manages, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Wastewater Division including a wastewater treatment plant and the collection system.

The ideal candidate will have five years of progressively responsible experience in wastewater utility operations and/or engineering design with extensive highly complex processes and facilities, including three years of supervisory responsibility. A bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering field is required. The following is required:

• Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Nebraska at the time of application. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement providing the applicant is registered by the State of Nebraska by the completion of the introductory period (6 months).
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate within six months of date of employment.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid Nebraska driver's license.

The salary range is $69,922.94 - $103,505.17 annually plus great benefits. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Position will remain open until filled. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

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City of Bozeman, Montana - City Manager.

Beautifully situated on the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains, scenic Bozeman, Montana, covers over 18 square miles and is the county seat of Gallatin County, the most populated and fastest growing county in southwest Montana. The City is part of the Bozeman Micropolitan Statistical area and home to 45,250 residents.

The City operates under the City Charter, which was adopted in its current form in 2006, as a city commission-city manager form of government with self-governing powers. The City Commission is composed of four members and a Mayor who are all elected at-large. A professional City Manager is selected by and reports to the City Commission.

A master's degree in public administration, business administration, or a closely related field and a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in management, preferably in the public sector at the local government level, are required. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work will be considered. The selected candidate must complete a financial disclosure form as a condition of employment and must reside within the Bozeman city limits by no later than the date of the first performance evaluation, which is anticipated to occur 12 months from the date of initial employment.

Please apply on at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches .

For more information on this position contact: Ron Holifield, Strategic Government Resources.

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General Manager Nebraska City Utilities - Nebraska City, NE.

Due to the planned retirement of the current General Manager, the Board of Public Works/Nebraska City Utilities (NCU) seeks an energetic and experienced executive to provide strategic leadership to its customers, community and employees as the General Manager.  The General Manager has direct responsibility for the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services to the community of Nebraska City, NE and surrounding areas.

NCU is governed by a five-member Board of Public Works appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the commissioners for staggered five-year terms. NCU employs sixty-seven (67) staff members working in utility operations, consisting of electric generation and distribution, natural gas transmission and distribution, water treatment and distribution and waste water.

Reporting to the Board of Public Works, the NCU General Manager is responsible for strategic and people leadership, as well as all aspects of NCU operations. While a bachelor degree is preferred, all qualified candidates with senior-level leadership experience, especially in a municipal utility setting with progressively increasing experience, are encouraged to apply.  While remaining approachable and easy to talk with, NCU’s General Manager must be an outstanding leader with top-notch communication skills to facilitate collaboration among employees, customers and the community. Also, NCU’s General Manager must have a proven history of delegating/coaching appropriately to maintain high expectations/accountability of employees for assigned responsibilities.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience. NCU offers a generous comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, life, long term disability, and vision insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and a defined contribution pension plan.

The NCU General Manager is expected to live within the city limits of Nebraska City, or at an address served by the NCU electric utility within a fifteen-minute response time to the NCU office.

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted by email only at bpw@nebraskacityutilities.com.

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. NCU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers are contingent on passing a background check and pre-employment physical and drug test.

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City Attorney. Beatrice. Mayor and City Council are accepting proposals for a City Attorney. The City Attorney serves as legal advisor for the Mayor, City Council, City officers, and various city boards and commissions. City Attorney will be required to attend City Council and Board of Public Works meetings and at times will be required to attend Planning and Zoning Commission meetings. In addition, City Attorney will prosecute violations of the Beatrice City Code such as: traffic violations, criminal charges, animal violations, building code violations, zoning violations, nuisances, and junked motor vehicle complaints. City Attorney represents the City in appellate courts, draft and review ordinances, contracts, and resolutions and handle other administrative duties as assigned.
Must have a Nebraska State Bar License at the time of appointment.
Salary range for this position is $30.00 to $47.67 per hour. City of Beatrice offers the following
benefits to its employees.
• Employer paid health insurance.
• Dental and eye care insurance.
• Vacation, personal, and medical leave.
• Retirement plan and deferred compensation plans.
• Basic life insurance and long term disability.
• Flex pay health reimbursement account.
Apply online at www.beatrice.ne.gov or send resume and cover letter to the following address:
City Clerk
400 Ella Street
Beatrice, NE 68310
The closing date for applications is July 24, 2017.

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Electric Journeyman Line Worker. Village of Morrill, Nebraska (Population 921) is accepting applications for the position of full-time Electric Journeyman Line Worker with a pay range of $22 - $30 per hour DOQ.
This individual will perform skilled line work in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission systems.
Applications with resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
A complete job description for this positions and an application is available at www.villageofmorrill.com or at the Village Office located at 118 S Center Avenue, Morrill, NE.
This position includes an excellent benefit package including health insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

Posted June 29, 2017

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Police Officer 1. Seward, NE (pop 7,043) located just west of Lincoln, Neb., State Capital on the I-80 corridor, Nebraska's Official 4th of July City, the Seward County Seat, Progressive Business District and home to Concordia University.

City of Seward seeks highly-qualified applicants for full-time Police Officer I position. Currently, City has two openings for Police Officer I. Ideal applicant must have a strong work ethic and values to enforce all State statutes, City ordinances and Federal statutes; and maintain law and order within the City of Seward. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire; a U.S. Citizen; graduate of high school or GED equivalent; meet all requirements of entrance to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center basic recruit Academy http://www.nletc.state.ne.us/training_programs.html within the prescribed period of time, or any equivalent combination of training and experience; possess valid driver=s license, pass vision and physical exam, and background. Current salary range is: $18.05-$24.27/hour. Full range of benefits.

The City is offering a $3,000 Bonus for valid NLETC certified officers or those certified in another state meeting reciprocity requirements: $1,500 paid upon completion of the City’s Field Training Program, and an additional $1500 paid after completion of year one of employment.
 
Application and job announcement available at City Hall, 537 Main St., P. O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434-0038 (402-643-2928) and at City's website: wwww.CityofSewardNE.com. Reasonable accommodations available for persons needing assistance in completing application and should be made at time of application. All positions of employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference.

Qualified Applicants will submit the application by 4 p.m., Friday, July 28, 2017 to Civil Service Secretary Bonnie Otte, 537 Main St., P.O. Box 38, Seward, NE 68434-0038. The City of Seward is an EOE.

Posted June 29, 2017

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Engineering Technician.
Public Works Department. City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Engineering Technician position.  This position assists with overseeing and conducting technical engineering work, including manual and computer aided drafting, surveying, engineering inspections, special studies and data collection and entry.  Three years of increasingly responsible technical engineering experience.  Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by formal training, construction technology, engineering or a related field is required.  Two year Associates Degree in drafting, construction technology, engineering or a related field is preferred.  Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license. 

Salary range: $21.26-29.98 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 www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being until 3 p.m. on July 11, 2017.  EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

Posted June 22, 2017

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City Manager. City of Clive, Iowa, (population 17,506) http://www.cityofclive.com/ a full-service community in central Iowa is accepting applications for the position of City Manager.  Minimum hiring range starting salary of $150,000 DOQ. 
The City of Clive is one of the western suburbs of the Des Moines metro area and is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstates 80 and 35.  Throughout its rapid growth it has enjoyed strong neighborhoods that include a variety of housing, lifestyles, excellent schools, and greenbelt trail system.  Clive’s bond rating was recently upgraded by Moody’s to AAA reflecting its strong overall budget position, financial management, and healthy reserve fund.  According to the 2015 special census, the City is home to 17,506 residents that enjoy a high quality of life, exceptional services and amenities.  Clive was incorporated in 1956 and over the years has grown into a thriving community with a pro-business attitude by encouraging sustainable economic development and entrepreneurship. 

The City Manager is responsible for preparation of the budget, oversight of the daily operations, and managing the City staff.  The City has a workforce of 114 full-time plus part-time personnel.  The new City Manager will find a skilled and experienced staff that is very team oriented.  The current City Manager is retiring after 21 years in the position.
•    Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science, or related field
 Five years of responsible management experience in municipal government including but not limited to:  city manager / administrator, assistant city manager / administrator, finance director, or department head
•    The successful candidate will be required to live in Clive, Iowa. 
•    E-mail cover letter, resume, references and salary history by July 17, 2017 to:
   
City of Clive
c/o Jack A. Lipovac
5895 Hawthorn Court
Johnston, Iowa 50131-1619
515-221-1718
Fax 515-327-5050
lipovacj@hr-onesource.com

Posted June 19, 2017

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SD Public Assurance Alliance (SDPAA) Executive Director. The SDPAA’s Executive Director is the principal executive officer of the Pool and will act on behalf of and report to the SDPAA Board of Directors.  The Executive Director shall supervise and control the day to day operations of the Pool and shall carry out the policy of the organization as established by the Board.  These duties include providing administrative leadership, implementing and monitoring policies, marketing, financial analysis, vendor management, serving as board and member liaison, and program development.

The position is expected to be filled within a salary range of $115,000 - $175,000 annually depending upon the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  The benefit package for the position includes group health insurance and retirement package through the South Dakota Retirement System pension benefits. 

Professional Experience and Qualifications. Qualifications for this position are normally acquired through at least ten years of experience in a leadership role for a risk management and/or insurance related organization.  A desirable, but not required, academic background and designations may include an undergraduate or graduate level degree in business or public administration, finance, risk management, insurance or a related field; credential designations obtained through one of the various insurance industry organizations are also desirable, but not required.  The successful candidate will have the experience, education and credentials that, in combination, demonstrate the abilities to successfully lead the pool. 

Contact. For a complete description of the position go to www.sdpaaonline.org


To submit your resume and references, please email:
Yvonne Taylor on behalf of the SDPAA Search Committee
yvonne@sdmunicipalleague.org

Posted June 13, 2017

 

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Director of Economic Development.
Under general supervision of the North Sioux City Economic Development Corporation the Director of Economic Development is responsible for the recruitment, retention, and expansion of businesses within the guidelines of selected businesses and industries.
•    Promote the City of North Sioux City as a community growing toward the future
•    Ability to prospect businesses, create financial packages, and complete the recruitment of new businesses
•    Be a self-starter with the ability to network within and outside the community
•    Knowledge of financial structure of a non-profit organization with some account activities involved
•    Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
•    Ability to work individually as well as in group settings
•    Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and must be able to understand English
•    Computer skills are required in Microsoft Office programs and Quickbooks, and the ability to gain knowledge on other programs specifically ACT
•    Ability to work with a board of directors and take general direction from that board
•    Must be able to handle complex tasks and work under pressure
•    Effectively market, and sell, the Flynn Business Park comprised of just under 60 acres of available space
•    Ability to work closely with Local, State, and Federal agencies and organizations including, but not limited to, The Governor’s Office of Economic Development, The South Dakota Department of Labor, The Southeast Council of Governments, The Siouxland Chamber of Commerce, The Siouxland Initiative, The Dakota Valley Business Council, and US Economic Development Administration.
Please send cover letter, resume, and list of references to North Sioux Economic Development Corporation
C/O Ted Cherry, City Administrator
504 River Drive
North Sioux City, SD 57049
605-232-4276 or ted.cherry@northsiouxcity-sd.gov
Please visit northsiouxcity-sd.gov for full job description. Application materials are due by 7/19/2017.

Posted June 7, 2017

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Finance Director. City of Wayne is accepting applications for the position of a full-time 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 personally or through subordinate supervisors. Directs the city's financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions, and the financial community by performing said duties personally or through subordinates. Assumes all 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.  Must have strong oral and written communication skills. Computer literacy preferred.  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. Applications will be taken until position is filled. City of Wayne is an EOE.

Completed application, résumé, and letter of interest may be sent to Personnel Office, 306 Pearl Street, Wayne, Nebraska, 68787, by July 31, 2017.  City of Wayne is an EOE.

For a full job description, see http://www.cityofwayne.org/financedirector

Posted June 7, 2017

 

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Police Chief. City of York (pop. more than 8,000) is seeking candidates for the position of Chief of Police. Former Chief served nearly 24 years.

Posted May 25, 2017

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105th Legislature adjourns sine die May 23, 2017

Lawmakers adjourned sine die May 23 on the 86th day of the 90-day session. A list of interim study resolutions appears on the Legislature's website. The League of Nebraska Municipalities will be following a number of interim studies this year. Hearings on these studies will likely begin later this summer and fall. 

 

 

The League of Nebraska Municipalities is a nonprofit organization of cities and villages that was established in the late 1800s to represent municipalities in the Legislature. The League’s functions include sponsoring educational seminars, publishing a magazine and newsletters, representing its member cities and villages on state advisory boards and answering technical questions. The top priority is representing its members in the legislative process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Wed Aug 23 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Beatrice
Thu Aug 24 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Wayne
Wed Sep 06 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Ogallala
Thu Sep 07 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Backflow Workshop - Grand Island
Tue Sep 12 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Electric Rubber Gloving Workshop - Sidney
Wed Sep 20 @12:00AM
Annual Conference - Lincoln
Thu Sep 21 @12:00AM
Annual Conference - Lincoln
Fri Sep 22 @12:00AM
Annual Conference - Lincoln
Tue Sep 26 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Valentine
Wed Sep 27 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Stuart
Thu Sep 28 @ 8:30AM - 03:30PM
Water Operator Workshop - Sargent
Sun Oct 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ICMA Annual Conference - San Antonio
Mon Oct 23 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ICMA Annual Conference - San Antonio
Tue Oct 24 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ICMA Annual Conference - San Antonio
Wed Oct 25 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
ICMA Annual Conference - San Antonio