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Job Postings

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.

Budget Officer. City of Lincoln, Nebraska. Salary:  $80,512 - $134,817  

For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at http://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Current Searches." For questions, call 206-368-0050.

The City of Lincoln operates under the Mayor-Council form of government and employs 2,127 FTEs, and has a total operating budget of $356,949,040 for 2017-2018. The Finance Department is composed of seven divisions, including Administration, Budget, Accounting, City Clerk, City Treasurer, Purchasing, and Information Services, employs 72 FTEs, and has a 2017-2018 budget of $10,902,574.

The Budget Division includes four staff, including the Budget Officer, two Budget Analysts and a Grant Administrator. Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Budget Officer directs and coordinates the activities of the Budget Division. Responsibilities include conducting and implementation of research findings which would lower costs and increase the effectiveness of city operations. The Budget Officer accomplishes this task by coordinating the construction and administration of the biennial city budget, and managerial, administrative, and program analysis in order to ensure the most economical and efficient use of all resources available.

A bachelor's degree in Business, Public Administration, Public Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field is required, plus extensive experience in public budget, management, administrative and program analysis, as well as finance, accounting and fiscal operations in a responsible supervisory capacity. Candidates may possess any combination of relevant education and experience that demonstrates their ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

First review: March 26, 2017 (open until filled).

Posted Feb. 21, 2017

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Line Worker. City of Mitchell is accepting applications for the position of Line Worker until the position is filled. This position is responsible for maintaining the cities electrical system.  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, 308-623-1616, orcityadmin@mitchellcity.net .  AAA/EEO

Posted Feb. 17, 2017

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Electrical Lineworker. City of Nixa, MO has an opening for Electrical Lineworker.  Under general supervision of the Electric Superintendent, Electric Department performs a variety of skilled, journey level electrical installation, maintenance, and repair activities on electrical high voltage overhead and underground transmission, distribution, and service lines for the City of Nixa, MO.
For a complete job description, please visit our website at www.nixa.com .
Possess a High School diploma or G.E.D.
Possess valid State of Missouri certification for journey level electrical work or level of experience equivalent.
Possess valid State of Missouri CDL-B driver’s license at a level appropriate to the equipment operated.
Starting Salary: $30.50 per hour. 
If interested in applying, please visit our website: www.nixa.com or come by the City of Nixa Human Resources office, located at 715 W. Mt. Vernon St., Nixa, MO, to fill out an application.  You may also call 417-724-5626 for more information.  

Posted Feb. 9, 2017

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City Administrator.
Oakley, Kansas (2,045). Iconic western-frontier town of Oakley seeks City Administrator to manage its full range of municipal services and contribute leadership for enhancing economic vitality. Modern-day Oakley continues to embraces its small-town character and celebrate its wild-west heritage. Prospective candidates will find the community combines the best features of a family-friendly way of life with the benefits of an active interstate highway economy, good schools, and a lively spirit of civic involvement. Responsibility for 26 FTEs, $2.9 million budget, management of all services, policy research, and recommendations to governing body. Low range of salary: $68,000. Send resume, recent salary history, and cover letter highlighting governing body’s preferred qualifications in single e-file, in confidence to recruitment advisor: mflentje@austinpeters.com. Preference to resumes received before March 14. See qualifications in City Administrator Recruitment Profile on www.discoveroakley.com.

Posted Feb. 9, 2017

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Electric Journey Line Worker. City of Gering is accepting applications for the position of full-time Electric Journey Line Worker. This individual will perform skilled line work in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission systems. The city also will accept applications for Electric Apprentice Line Worker, using the City of Gering’s Apprenticeship Program. Applications with resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Specific duties, responsibilities and desired qualifications are available with the application form. Apply at the City of Gering, 1025 P St., Gering, NE 69341 or at www.gering.org. Applicants are asked to include any training and/or educational certificates they may have to their application. Application deadline is 4:30 p.m., March 31, 2017.

Posted Feb. 7, 2017

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Economic Development Director. Salary Change. City of Sidney. Would you like to play a key role with the City of Sidney? Sidney, Nebraska is a growing, progressive community of about 7,000 residents, with 40 to 45% of the work force commuting here from neighboring communities in a 60-mile radius.  Sidney has been recognized as one of America’s top rural economic development communities and is located along Interstate-80 and Hwy 385.  

Several million in major projects were completed since 2014 or are currently underway. These projects have created a positive atmosphere throughout the organization and in the community. The Economic Development Director would be instrumental in working with the business community and outside local agencies in the continuation of current and future development.
The individual will be a key leader in economic development and must be an initiator, oriented towards creating growth in the tax base and job creation.  Candidate must possess excellent communication, marketing, technical, project management, and people skills. The Economic Development Director reports to the City Manager.

Bachelor's degree and min. four years professional experience in a business/economic development field preferred.

Salary range $54,246 to $72,780 with expected starting salary $54,246 to $67,579 negotiable DOQ.

See www.cityofsidney.org under "About Us" for more info. Contact Jo Houser, 308.254.7002, for application and position summary.

Position open until filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer

This position is subject to Veteran’s Preference
E-Verify System Participant

Posted Feb. 6, 2017

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Finance Director. New Position. City of Sidney is seeking qualified individuals to apply for the newly-created position of Finance Director. 

The Finance Director will serve as the Chief Financial Officer for the City of Sidney, providing highly responsible and complex financial and administrative support to City Administration.  Responsible for preparing, compiling and presenting the annual budget document for the City. Monitors expenditures during the year and makes recommendations to the City Manager for budget modifications or additional funds. Ensures financial reporting and procedural compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations as well as generally accepted governmental and accounting principles. Coordinates the annual audit and is responsible for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.   

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field and/or five years of progressively responsible municipal finance work preferred; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 

Salary range:  $62,795 to $84,260 with expected starting salary $62,795 to $76,336  negotiable DOQ. Full benefit package.

See www.cityofsidney.org under "About Us" for more info or contact Jo Houser, 308.254.7002 for application and position summary.

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2017. Equal Opportunity Employer

This position is subject to Veteran’s Preference
E-Verify System Participant

Posted Feb. 6, 2017

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Clerk/Treasurer. The Village of Arlington has an opening for a full-time Village Clerk/Treasurer.  Applicant must have at least a High School Diploma or equivalent with an associate degree in accounting/bookkeeping or minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting/bookkeeping is required.  The successful candidate will need to have efficient computer knowledge, strong verbal, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Experience with Sage50/Peachtree Accounting Software, knowledge of General Accounting Practices, experience working with budgets and payroll, and project management skills would be beneficial.  Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Contact Village Hall at 402-478-4212, stop in the office at 410 W. Elm Street, or visit our website at arlingtonne.org for a job application. Application and/or resume must include three (3) references and they will be accepted until the position is filled. Send applications or resumes to the Village of Arlington, P.O. Box 370, Arlington, NE 68002 or email: arlington@futuretk.com. The Village of Arlington is an EOE.

Posted Jan. 24, 2017

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City Administrator. Chapman, Kansas (population 1,500; $3.6 million budget; municipal utilities including electric; 12 FTE, 20PT) a growing community located on I-70 between Junction City and Abilene, Kansas.  The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, a minimum of three years of experience in state and local government, and record of excellent inclusive relationships with employers, employees and the public. 
Chapman is an EOE.  Competitive benefits. Low range of salary: $72,000. 
To review the Recruitment Profile for additional information and the application process go to  www.chapmanks.com.

Posted Jan. 20, 2017

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Police Chief. City of Randolph is currently accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police. Successful applicant must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years of age, possess a high school degree or equivalent and possess or be able to obtain a valid Nebraska operator’s license. Applicant must have good moral character.
Applicant should have a thorough knowledge of law enforcement procedures, techniques and equipment and have the ability to train and supervise subordinate personnel. Salary is based upon experience. The City of Randolph is an equal opportunity employer.
Contact City Administrator Kelsey Backer at 212 E Broadway, P.O. Box 457, Randolph, NE 68771, (402) 337-0567 or citrand@cableone.net for application information. Position is open until filled.

Posted Jan. 20, 2017

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City Manager. Garnett, KS (pop. 3,258; $15.4 million budget; municipal utilities; 53 employees), a growing family-oriented community located about an hour southwest of Kansas City, is seeking a city manager. For additional community information visit http://www.simplygarnett.com/.
The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field and at least five years of municipal-government experience. The background of a successful candidate should include strong leadership and a proven track record demonstrating outstanding public relations skills.
Garnett is an EOE. Competitive benefits, Salary $70,000 - $85,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Garnett, email to LEAPS-Garnett@lkm.org or mail to LEAPS-Garnett 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 Feb. 17.

Posted Jan. 18, 2017

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Electrical Engineer. Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative – Electrical Engineer

Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative (MWEC) is seeking a highly skilled Electrical Engineer. Under the supervision of the Senior Operations Electrical Engineer and the General Manager, the Electrical Engineer performs engineering and planning for the Coop’s electrical system and participates in the formulation and enforcement of Coop policies, standards, and specifications.  The Electrical Engineer must exercise a high degree of decision-making that involves interpretation and application of Coop policy, along with analysis of fact and circumstance. The selected individual must possess thorough knowledge of policies, procedures, and best practices, and exceptional analytical reasoning skills, with the ability to make informed, evidence-based decisions.

MWEC is a nonprofit, member-owned electric cooperative serving Mountrail and Williams counties with headquarters in Williston, North Dakota, with offices in Stanley and New Town. The coop has annual operating revenues of $174 million, roughly 2,600,000,000 KWH of purchased power, and 2,500,000,000 KWH in sales, distributed over roughly 300 miles of transmission and 5,500 miles of distribution lines to provide quality electric service to approximately 21,600 consumers.   Williston, located at the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers, just 60 miles from the Canadian border and 18 miles from the Montana border, has a population of 27,500 and is recognized as a regional center for business, leisure, and economic development.

The selected candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology and must have 3 to 5 years of experience as an Electrical Engineer. A Professional Engineer’s license or the ability to obtain a P.E. license within six months of employment is required. The candidate must have a valid North Dakota driver’s license (or ability to obtain one), and must be able to operate a motorized vehicle without the assistance of another employee. The salary range for this position is $70,000 - $100,000, dependent on qualifications and experience.

View complete position profile and apply online:
http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information:
Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
DouglasThomas@GovernmentResource.com

Posted Jan. 13, 2017

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Senior Operations Electrical Engineer. Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative – Senior Electrical Engineer

Mountrail-Williams Electric Cooperative (MWEC) is seeking a highly-skilled senior leadership position as Senior Electrical Engineer reporting directly to the General Manager. The position oversees the engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance functions of the utility to assure modern design of electric distribution facilities to meet the highest standards of capacity and condition, and reflect the efficient utilization of construction and operation methods, techniques, and equipment. The Senior Electrical Engineer also performs the engineering and planning for the Cooperative’s electrical system, assuring the enforcement of the utility’s policies, standards, and specifications. Direct reports include the Meter/Relay Supervisor, Electric/Substation Supervisor, Electrical Engineer, Asset Manager & Compliance, Operations Procedures Administrator, Operations Supervisor, Material/Warehouse Supervisor, and Civil Engineer. 

MWEC is a nonprofit, member-owned electric cooperative serving Mountrail and Williams counties with headquarters in Williston, North Dakota, with offices in Stanley and New Town. The coop has annual operating revenues of $174 million, roughly 2,600,000,000 KWH of purchased power, and 2,500,000,000 KWH in sales, distributed over roughly 300 miles of transmission and 5,500 miles of distribution lines to provide quality electric service to approximately 21,600 consumers.   Williston, located at the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers, just 60 miles from the Canadian border and 18 miles from the Montana border, has a population of 27,500 and is recognized as a regional center for business, leisure, and economic development.

This selected candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from a college or university accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology and should have five years of progressively responsible experience in electric utility or equivalent (cooperative or municipal utility preferred). A Professional Engineer’s license or the ability to obtain a P.E. license within six months of employment is required. The candidate must have a valid North Dakota driver’s license (or ability to obtain one), with the ability to operate a motorized vehicle without the assistance of another employee. The salary range for this position is $150,000 - $175,000, dependent on qualifications and experience.

View complete position profile and apply online:
http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

For more information:
Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
Strategic Government Resources
DouglasThomas@GovernmentResource.com

Posted Jan. 13, 2017

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Electric Journey Line Worker. Alliance, NE (8,500) The City of Alliance, Nebraska is accepting applications for the position of full-time Electric Journey Line Worker with a pay range of $22.42 - $28.97 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 and application is available at www.cityofalliance.net. The City is also taking applications for Electric Line Apprentice. This position includes an excellent benefit package including health insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

Posted Jan. 10, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legislative News

Items of Interest to Municipalities

105th Legislature convenes Jan. 4, 2017

Congratulations to the newly elected and reelected state Senators who were sworn into office this week as the 105th Legislature convened. Lawmakers elected Norfolk Sen. Jim Scheer as Speaker of the Legislature. They also elected committee chairpersons. The League will monitor several hundred bills this year and keep you apprised of legislative action as the session progresses.



 

 

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