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.


Fire Chief. City of Carthage, Missouri. Pop. (14,100). Salary $53,191 +benefits, DOE&Q.  approximate $1.6 M Department budget.  Twenty-one (21) firefighters, (1) administrative staff.  To plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Fire Department including fire suppression, hazardous material mitigation, fire and life safety code compliance, emergency management and emergency medical services and administrative support services.  Experience: Ten (10) years extensive experience with at least four (4) years experience at rank of Lieutenant or higher is desirable; Education: BA Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or Fire Science.  Detailed job description available upon request.  Send resume and five (5) references to: Tom Short, City Administrator, City of Carthage, 326 Grant St., Carthage, Missouri 64836 by October 3, 2014.  The City is an EOE.

Posted Sept. 9, 2014


Public Works Director. City of Storm Lake is seeking a Public Works Director. The department oversees the operations of streets, storm water, golf course maint., parks, campground, and lake dredging.  A full job positing is available on the City’s web page at www.stormlake.org/jobs. More information can be obtained by calling the City of Storm Lake at 712-732-8000 or emailing humanresources@stormlake.org.   
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and City of Storm Lake application to City of  Storm Lake, ATTN: Human Resources, PO Box 1086, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588.  First consideration of applications to begin Nov. 3, 2014. The City of Storm Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Posted Sept. 8, 2014

City Superintendent. City of Wymore (Gage County) seeks a City Superintendent. Individual is to coordinate, oversee, manage and assist in the operations of all departments. Departments include the General (General Government, Pool, Parks, Community Center), Street, Electric, Water, Sewer and Solid Waste. Individual must have knowledge of an electric distribution system. Certification in wastewater and water are desired but the City is willing to train. CDL is preferable but not required. Must be able to obtain CDL if asked to. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Wage based on experience and certifications. Please contact the City of Wymore, 115 West E St, Wymore, NE  68466; 402-645-3377; wymcityoffice@diodecom.net for an application, job description and list of benefits. Resume and references must be attached to the application.  Position will be opened until filled. The City of Wymore is an EOE

Posted Sept. 8, 2014

City Manager. Junction City, Kansas (25,000). Junction City, located in second fastest-growing U.S. micropolitan region, seeks City Manager to contribute to economic growth, consistent with its values of self-sufficiency and community diversity.   Prospective candidates will find exceptional public schools and quality of life; thriving economy with an unemployment rate below national average; nearby U.S. Army installation of Fort Riley and Kansas State University; and many destination parks, including Milford Lake, the largest man-made lake in Kansas. 

Council/Manager government since 1946; seven managers in past 30 years. Position has responsibilities for hiring/termination of 190 employees, $48 million budget, management of all services, purchasing, policy research and recommendations.  Base salary of last City Manager was $110,000. Letter with resume, salary history in single e-file, in confidence to recruitment advisor: bcrowder@austinpeters.com. Preference to resumes received before Oct. 13. Finalists subject to disclosure. Qualifications in recruitment profile:  www.junctioncity-ks.gov.

Posted Sept. 5, 2014

Utility Superintendent Position. City of St. Paul, pop. 2,299, is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Utility Superintendent. Position opened until Oct. 20, 2014. Visit the City website at www.stpaulnebraska.com to view the Job Description. Send resume to Connie Jo Beck, City Clerk at 704 6th Street, St. Paul, NE or email to:  cjbeck@cityofstpaulne.org.

Posted Sept. 4, 2014

City Treasurer/Deputy Clerk. Kimball, NE (population 2,496, full service city in western Nebraska) This is a full time position to perform various duties and provide highly responsible and complex support to the Mayor, City Administrator and City Council.  Responsible for accounting, budgets, financial reports, and payroll.  Prefer a college degree and/or experience in a related area.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Submit cover letter and resume, including salary history to: Mayor James Schnell, City of Kimball, 223 South Chestnut, Kimball, NE  69145.  For additional information call City Administrator Daniel Ortiz, 308-235-3639 or visit www.kimballne.org/jobs. This position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Posted Sept. 3, 2014

Assistant Director of Utilities. City of Hays, KS (population approximately 20,000) is located on Interstate 70 midway between Kansas City and Denver, and is a rapidly developing community with tremendous growth potential. Hays, KS is home to Fort Hays State University and prides itself on being the regional trade, health and educational center for North Central Kansas. Visit www.haysusa.net for more information about Hays, KS. We are looking for an energetic, professional Assistant Director of Utilities who would be responsible for assisting in the coordinating of operations for the City’s water treatment and distribution and wastewater treatment and collection systems.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in water and sewer utility operations, 5 years experience in a similar or related position in a supervisory role, and excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills.  Applicants are required to have a college degree in engineering, business, public administration, utility management or equivalent experience in a related field.  Salary range: $51,720 - $84,300, placement based on experience. Excellent benefits including KPERS, Paid-Time Off and free family health insurance.  Residency within the three-mile planning boundary of the City required within 180 days of employment. Job offers contingent on passing a physical and drug test.  Resumes must include a minimum of 3 references, 5 year salary history, and cover letter. Incomplete resumes will not be reviewed. Resumes can be emailed to djuenemann@haysusa.com or mailed to Human Resources, P.O. Box 490, Hays, KS 67601. Position is opened until filled. Phone: 785-628-7320   Fax: 785-628-7323 EOE

Posted Aug. 27, 2014




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