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Village Utility Superintendent
The Village of Pender is looking for someone who has a broad range of utility experience to become the Village Utility Superintendent. The ideal candidate would have at least five years or more previous experience as a superintendent or supervisor relating to the construction, repair, maintenance and operation of the following utility departments:
• Electric generation, transmission and distribution system
• Water treatment plant and water distribution
• Wastewater treatment plant and wastewater line maintenance
• Natural Gas distribution
• Street, Parks, Pool, Cemetery, Dump, and Building Permits
The candidate must be able to file mandatory reports, learn and understand the budget. In addition to at least five years of previous electrical experience, the candidate should either have or demonstrate the ability to obtain, in a timely manner, the necessary licenses, certificates or qualifications to operate the Water, Wastewater and Natural Gas departments. Candidate will need to interact with the public in a professional manner, should easily convey knowledge to others through good written and oral communication, have a high degree of computer and organizational skills and be self-motivated to plan, organize and direct work objectives. The Utility Superintendent is responsible for leading a crew of 8 utility employees.
Competitive salary dependent upon qualifications and prior experience. Full benefits package. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test. Position open until filled. Applications are available at the Village Office at 618 Main Street, Pender NE 68047. For further information contact William Newton at 402-385-3698 or the Village Office at 402-385-3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.
Posted Aug. 11, 2020
The City of Sidney is excited to present a great opportunity for a dynamic and engaging leader to serve as Finance Director.
The Finance Director will serve as the Chief Financial Officer of 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 required or equivalent combination of training and experience. Five years of progressively responsible municipal finance work preferred. Salary range: $65,000 to $72,000 negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. Full benefit package.
See www.cityofsidney.org for more info or contact Jo Houser, 308.254.7002 for application and position summary. Position will remain open until filled. First review of applications is September 18, 2020. EOE
Posted Aug. 11, 2020
Utility Production Engineer
The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Utility Production Engineer position. This position participates in evaluating, planning, designing, recommending, and coordinating the construction of various systems, facilities, and related engineering activities of high-pressure steam and combustion turbine electrical generation plants and water distribution systems. Experience in power plant operations and instrumentation and electrical work is preferred. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering. Residency is required within six (6) months of date of hire. Working hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and as needed during outages/emergencies. Salary range: $82,114.45-$120,451.76 annually.
Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more information and to apply visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Position will remain open until filled. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G
Posted Aug. 7, 2020
City of Rawlins, Wyoming
Salary: $114,000 - $140,000
The City of Rawlins, (pop. approx. 9,000), is located in south central Wyoming. The city operates on a FY 2019/2020 budget of $36,853,841 and employs 109 FTEs. City departments include City Hall, Downtown Development Authority/Main Street, Fire, Police, Public Works, and Recreation Services. Under the direction of the City Council, the City Manager performs highly responsible management, administrative, and professional duties as the Chief Executive Officer of the city.
A bachelor's degree in public or business administration, business, accounting, finance, or a closely related field is required, along with 8 years of progressively responsible administrative experience in municipal government, including significant administrative, financial and personnel management responsibilities, and 5 years of experience as a city or county manager is highly preferred. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position will be considered.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Rawlins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: April 5, 2020 (open until filled).
Posted July 29, 2020
ELECTRICAL LINEMAN/FOREMAN – FULL TIME
The City of Burwell, NE is accepting applications for a full-time Electrical Lineman/Foreman. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to attain CDL within six months of hire. The following links, City Electric Lineman Description and Employment Application, are viewable/printable as needed.
Applications are also available at Burwell City Hall, 404 Grand Ave., Burwell, NE 68823 or by emailing email@example.com. Completed applications, along with a cover letter and resume, should be mailed or delivered to the city office address above and will be accepted until the position is filled.
Salary package is negotiable DOE, with excellent fringe benefits, including vacation, sick time, retirement, family medical and holidays.
The City of Burwell does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted Aug. 4, 2020
Northeast Nemaha County Disaster Recovery Coordinator
Nature of Work: Coordinate the work of the Northeast Nemaha County Long-Term Recovery Group (LTRG) and assist the City of Peru with disaster recovery efforts. In addition, work with individuals as needed on disaster recovery needs.
Examples of Work:
Build and maintain relationships with potential funding sources.
Evaluate and seek grants and other financial opportunities to advance disaster recovery.
Attend meetings and coordinate the work of the LTRG steering committee, subcommittees, and working groups.
Help develop and see to completion priorities for disaster recovery in Peru and Northeast Nemaha County.
Be a visible representative of the LTRG.
Provide outreach, public relations and reports to citizens, business groups, other organizations, government entities about the disaster recovery process.
Report at each meeting of the LTRG Steering Committee and City Council.
Recruit, train and supervise volunteers, interns and others assisting with disaster recovery as needed.
Assist individuals affected by disaster recovery.
Excellent communication skills with competence as a writer
The ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of individuals
Experience with federal and state funding sources
Experience working with municipal government and/or the public sector
Term & Reporting: This is a full-time, 12-month contract which reports to the LTRG. The LTRG is affiliated with the Nebraska Community Foundation.
Documents Needed to Apply: Cover letter, resume’ and contact information for three references.
Contact: In order to apply, please submit cover letter, resume’ and references to the Northeast Nemaha County Long-Term Recovery Group via Amy Mincer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (402)872-2239. Application review process will begin August 10 and will remain open until the position is filled.
Posted Aug. 4, 2020
Griswold, Iowa, population 1,036 is seeking a high-quality candidate with strong, energetic, and visionary leadership skills to serve as their next City Manager. Griswold is a stable and attractive community in the Hearltland of America. The classic downtown, community parks, neighborhoods, and recreation areas are set in the backdrop of wooded areas and farmland. Griswold is in Cass County, just about 50 miles east of the Omaha, NE and Council Bluffs, IA metropolitan area and 16 miles south of Atlantic, which is Cass County Seat. It has the advantage of all the resources of major metropolitan areas with less than an hour’s drive while living in a small community with lower cost of living. To learn more about Griswold and the position profile, visit their website at https://www.griswoldia.org/
The successful candidate will have experience with economic development, budgeting, and financial management, strategic planning, and be ethical, creative, responsive and a teambuilder. The next City Manager shall be a skilled communicator with the public, mayor and council, staff, and public.
August 21, 2020
Position requires a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public administration, political science, accounting, finance, business management or administration, economics, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Three years of responsible government operations and management experience.
Job Announcement and Position Profile available at www.griswoldia.org. Confidential materials such as a cover letter, resume, salary history, and 5 professional references should be sent to: Midwest Municipal Consulting LLC, email@example.com. 515-391-9816
The City of Alma is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. Under the supervision of the Mayor and direction of the Mayor and City Council, the Administrator is appointed for an indefinite period, solely on the basis of administrative qualifications. The City Administrator is responsible for the daily operation and proper administration of all of the affairs of the city and shall have general supervisory authority over all city departments.
Candidates must possess excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills; have knowledge of and ability to apply city, state and federal laws, policies and regulations; have knowledge of and ability to apply the principles, practices, and policies of municipal government; have knowledge of City responsibilities and ability to use independent judgment in the performance of duties; possess exceptional oral and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis with elected and appointed officials, city employees and the public; analyze the needs of the community for all types of community and economic development projects; and be responsible for preparing grant applications and administering grants when appropriate. A comprehensive listing of duties and qualifications may be found on our website: www.almacity.com
Minimum training and experience include graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; desired experience includes five years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license; and must be bondable.
Benefits include vacation time, sick time, holiday pay, retirement, and health insurance. Salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience. All training and experience requirements may be waived or modified for an exceptional applicant.
The City of Alma is an EOE. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume, a completed application, and references to City Clerk, City of Alma, P O Box 468, Alma NE 68920 or submit electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted Aug. 7, 2020
Police Officer Testing
The City of Grand Island will conduct Police Officer testing. Testing is tentatively scheduled for the week of September 7, 2020. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, be in possession of or ability to obtain & maintain a valid NE driver’s license. The following documents must be included with your applications: high school diploma (must be from an accredited institution) or GED, birth certificate and military discharge form (member 4 or form with separation code and re-enlistment code), if applicable.
Salary range: $22.64-$35.95 per hour plus great benefits. Starting wage adjustment is considered for eligible certified law enforcement officers or candidates with a four year degree. Candidates are subject to a background check. For more detailed information and to apply visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Candidates who are interested in testing must submit their applications by Monday, August 26, 2020 at 3 p.m. EOE and AAE including disability/vets.
Posted July 29, 2020
The Village of Elm Creek is accepting applications for a Utility Supervisor. Job responsibilities include but not limited to, maintenance, repair, and upgrades of all utility systems, heavy equipment operation, water samples and managing personnel. This is a supervisory position that will oversee 2 full time employees & seasonal help. Applicants must possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with clean driving record and must have or the ability to obtain a Nebraska Class B CDL. Must also be able to obtain both a Grade IV State of Nebraska Water Operator License & a Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Grade 1 Lagoon Wastewater License within first year of employment. This is a full-time position with benefits. Wage depending on experience. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Residency within the Village of Elm Creek is required within one year of hire date. Applications may be picked up at the Village Office, 535 West Boyd Ave. Elm Creek, NE or go to www.elmcreekne.com. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applicants may send a resume and/or application to Village of Elm Creek, RE: Supervisor, PO Box 130, Elm Creek, NE 68836 or email to email@example.com . EOE.
Posted July 22, 2020
Director of Finance
An opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in Iowa. The City of Clear Lake, Iowa, is seeking a collaborative, proactive, and innovative team player to lead our Finance Department and serve our unique community. The current incumbent is retiring after more than 30 years with the City, effective September 25, 2020.
This is a professional, department head position responsible for leading and managing all facets of the City’s accounting, purchasing, and financial reporting functions and facilitating the annual adoption of the operational and capital budgets and multi-year capital improvement plan.
Clear Lake is a community of approximately 8,000 permanent residents located on Interstate 35 110 miles north of Des Moines and 115 miles south of Minneapolis/St.Paul. The population fluctuates greatly on weekends and throughout May to November. There is also a significant population living in the unincorporated area around the Lake. The Community of Ventura also has approximately 1,000 residents and is located contiguously to the City limits of Clear Lake. Property valuations in Clear Lake have increased significantly in the last 20 years, realizing on average annual growth of approximately 10%.
Clear Lake is the 3rd largest natural body of water in Iowa at almost 3700 acres and is a terrific boating, sailing, fishing, and recreational amenity. It is also utilized in the winter for ice boating and kite flying. Clear Lake is home to the venerable Surf Ballroom and hosts numerous concerts throughout the year. The Community is widely known for its vibrant social activities and numerous festivals and events which draw hundreds of thousands of people throughout the year.
Clear Lake is a Community that has placed significant value on recreation, cultural, entertainment, and art opportunities. The City is separated from the County seat, Mason City, by only 3 miles between City limits. The Community is an outstanding place to live, work and raise a family.
Current salary of incumbent is $85,000. The salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and is accompanied by a competitive benefit program. Benefits include health, and life insurance, IPERS Pension, vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay. Additional benefits include fitness center membership offset.
First Review by Aug. 10, 2020
Posted July 24, 2020
Full-time maintenance supervisor for the Village of Elmwood. Qualifications include, but not limited to the following:
Water Operator Grade 3
Sewer Operator Grade 2
(Will be required to take classes and become certified in both)
Water Meter Reading
Electrical and mechanical experience a plus, but not required.
Wages based on experience. Contact Village of Elmwood for an application - firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted July 23, 2020
Due to retirement, the City of Neligh is accepting applications for the City Superintendent. Under the guidance of the Mayor and City Council, the City Supt. manages the Electric, Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Street, Park and Pool departments. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations to provide routine, safe operations of all public works.
The ideal candidate has knowledge and understanding of utility systems and treatment, paving and street repair, pool and park operations, management principles including personnel management, workforce control and budget, utility financing principles. The candidate should easily convey knowledge to others through good written and oral communication, have a high degree of computer and organizational skills and be self-motivated to plan, organize and direct work objectives.
Candidate must be able to obtain State certification for water and wastewater within one year. Must possess or be able to obtain a Class B CDL within 3 months.
Competitive salary dependent upon qualifications and prior experience. Full benefits package. The successful applicant must pass a pre-employment drug test. Position open until filled. Applications are available at city website www.neligh.org, may be picked up at the City office or sent electronically by emailing email@example.com. Submit application, resume, references and salary history in a sealed envelope marked “City Superintendent” to City Clerk, City of Neligh PO Box 87 Neligh, NE 68756. With questions call the City office at 402-887-4066. The City of Neligh is an EOE.
Posted July 6, 2020
Public Works Director
The City of Bellevue, Nebraska is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Public Works Director. This position is responsible for the management of a variety of a variety of City public works operations, including the supervision and coordination of new construction and maintenance in the Streets, Parks, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Recreation, Building Maintenance, Cemetery, Fleet Maintenance, and Engineering departments. Responsible for the contract administration of public services, such as street lighting, solid waste collection, street improvements, storm water improvements, G.I.S. and special contracts as directed by the City Administrator.
Qualifications include, but are not limited to: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred. Must possess a Professional Engineering license and have the ability to procure a Nebraska PE license within 6 months of hire and maintain it throughout the course of employment. Possess a minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in public works, planning, construction, maintenance, and administrative experience, preferably working in the public sector or with public sector clients. Must possess a valid drivers’ license at the time of hire and maintain throughout the course of employment.
Salary range: $93,683-$125,590 annually plus great benefits.
For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit https://www.bellevue.net , click on “Employment Opportunities” and select the Public Works Director position. To apply, click on “Apply Now” and follow the instructions provided. The City of Bellevue is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted July 23, 2020
City of Lincoln, Nebraska
Salary: $126,972 - $175,155
Lincoln Fire & Rescue (LF&R) provides first tier emergency response to incidents involving fire, emergency medical services, motor vehicle accidents, hazardous materials, and rescue services. Operating on a 2020/2021 budget of $45,418,795, LF&R maintains an allocated force of over 325 FTE’s, including 318 personnel within the emergency services division, of whom, approximately 88 are system certified paramedics. Services are provided by 16 fire stations, 16 engine companies, 4 truck companies, and 7 paramedic units. The department responds to nearly 27,000 calls annually. Of these calls, approximately 80% are EMS based, 10% fire based, 4% MVA’s, 4% hazardous materials, and 2% other.
Receiving general administrative direction from the Mayor, the Fire Chief is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the effectiveness of departmental programs, policies and procedures. The Chief supervises and directs departmental operations, develops, implements and monitors the departmental budget, and reviews departmental training programs.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in fire science, business or public administration or related field; plus ten years of experience in fire department operations, which includes the areas of fire suppression, rescue, fire investigations or emergency medical services; or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the desirable knowledge, abilities and skills.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: August 9, 2020 (open until filled).
Posted July 6, 2020
Kimball, NE (Pop. 2496)
Salary DOQ, benefits
• $9.3 M Operating Budget; $18 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 for application. Submit application, resume, references and salary history in a sealed envelope marked “City Administrator Applicant” to Keith Prunty, Mayor, 223 South Chestnut Street, Kimball, NE 69145.
Open until filled. EOE.
Posted June 22, 2020
Opening Date: Monday, June 22, 2020
Closing Date: Monday, July 27, 2020 at 4pm
Department: Public Works - Engineering
Starting Rate of Pay: $2,884.80 - $3,462.40 / biweekly, ($36.06 - $43.28/ hourly) / DOQ (This is a benefits eligible exempt position.)
The Engineer Supervisor oversees the Engineering Division and supervises Project Engineers, Engineer in Training and Engineering Technicians. This position is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of the City’s capital improvement, public infrastructure and land development projects.
Education and/or Experience Must have a Bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering school. Masters’ degree with coursework in Engineering and/or Public Administration preferred. Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in engineering design, construction, project management or equivalent experience with two (2) years’ of experience in a supervisory or lead role. Three (3) years of experience in a municipality or public works is preferred. Must hold and maintain a valid Certificate of Registration as Professional Engineer (PE) from the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions. If registered in another state, must obtain Kansas registration within one (1) year of hire. Completion of NIMS requirements within one year of hire date. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.
Applicants will be required to submit an online employment application along with a resume and cover letter.
To apply go to the posting link at https://www.leawood.org/human-resources/.
Posted June 22, 2020
City of Broken Bow, NE is accepting applications for the position of Street Superintendent. The Street Superintendent manages the construction & maintenance program for the City streets & right-of-way and manages the C&D Cell, the Tree Dump, and Mud Creek Levee. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a CDL. State Street Superintendent Certification is preferred, but not required. 5 yrs. experience in operation, maintenance & safety involved in operation of street equipment. Knowledge of materials & equipment used in street construction. Basic requirements may be waived at the sole discretion of the Mayor. Salary and benefits will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.
The City of Broken Bow is an EOE. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Send a resume & a completed application to Street Superintendent Search, Attn: Stephanie Wright, P.O. Box 504, Broken Bow, NE 68822. Application materials may be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please call Stephanie Wright at 308-872-5831.
Posted June 17, 2020
CITY OF GORDON
The City of Gordon is accepting applications for the position of:
PRIMARY REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The duties shall be performed under the direction of the Chief of Police and will consist of performing all law enforcement functions including shift patrol, investigation, interrogation, and courtroom testimony.
The ideal candidate needs to display honest, trustworthy and ethical behavior when dealing with all issues, must enforce state laws, local ordinances and traffic laws and needs to have the ability to act as mediator in domestic disputes. Provides assistance to neighboring governments per mutual aid agreements
and represents the City, as well as all law enforcement agencies.
The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and possess a valid driver’s license. The ability to meet physical requirements of police duty, able to lift at least 50 pounds and have a good understanding of federal, state and municipal laws is a plus.
Certification as a law enforcement officer or the ability to be certified within one year of hiring is required, as well as meeting the psychiatric test standards.
Also, a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
Must reside within city limits
On call at all times for back up and emergencies
Work flexible hours including some nights, early mornings,
weekends, holidays, and on call.
Regular interaction with abnormal human behavior
Duties may be hazardous and life threatening
Perform duties in all weather conditions
Bloodborne Pathogen Risk: There may be exposure to blood,
body fluids, or tissues
Employee will be required to take necessary training and any required vaccinations, paid for by the City of Gordon.
The Gordon Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested Applicants can send a resume and application,
available on the website, to:
Chief Clay Heath
PO Box 311 North Oak Street
Gordon, Nebraska 69343
Posted June 9, 2020
THE CITY OF WAHOO is accepting applications for a full time Water/Wastewater Supervisor. This position is responsible for supervising, performing, directing and coordinating the construction, maintenance and repair of water production and distribution system and the wastewater collection and treatment system for the City of Wahoo. This department also provides some services to surrounding communities. The water/wastewater department has five (5) full-time employees (including this position). Position requires after hours, on-call availability and must be able to report to the work site within a 15-minute response time in normal weather conditions. Work is primarily performed outdoors, and requires a considerable amount of physical activity, and ability to operate hand and power tools and equipment used in upkeep, repair and maintenance of the water and wastewater systems.
Requirements: Associate's degree or completion of sixty (60) semester credit hours from an accredited college or university with major work in water treatment and water supply, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Must have four (4) years' experience in the field of wastewater treatment, sewer collection, water distribution, and water supply, including laboratory analysis, with at least two (2) years in a supervisory context. Must have a valid Nebraska driver’s license and may require a CDL.
Must possess and maintain a State of Nebraska Water Plant Operators License Grade III, and a State of Nebraska Class II Wastewater Operator Certification, or be able to obtain within 12 months.
The pay range for this position is from $28.00 to $35.47 per hour.
Application packets are available at City Hall, by emailing email@example.com or online at www.wahoo.ne.us under the Careers tab on the home page or by calling City Hall at 402-443-3222. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications should be returned to City Hall, 605 North Broadway, Wahoo, 68066. This position is open until filled.
Posted June 9, 2020
The City of Gothenburg, Nebraska (Population 3,700) seeks qualified candidates for full-time position of City Clerk. Gothenburg, was selected as an All-American City in 2019 and is a progressive, thriving city with a wonderful quality of life. Ideal candidate will be a team-oriented person with excellent writing, communication, finance skills.
A self-starter with an attention to detail and ability to work with a supportive, family-oriented team will thrive in this position. Computer skills are a must along with the ability to learn various computer software systems including social media platforms. The position requires an organized person who can meet deadlines. The candidate must be bondable and will be required to engage in training to continuously improve and keep up to date.
Desirable candidates will possess post-secondary education with and emphasis in business, accounting, or public administration. A college degree is a plus. Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a resume to Gary Greer, City Administrator, 409 9th Street, Gothenburg, NE 69138 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position is open until filled.
Posted June 3, 2020
Part-time Administrative Assistant
The City of Yutan has an opening for the part-time position of Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support, including assisting with council meeting preparation, utility billing, pet licensing, filing, and other tasks as assigned for the City of Yutan, an EOE employer. Candidate must have working knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and software. Strong communication and customer service skills preferred. Competitive pay based on experience and certification. Job description and applications are available at the Yutan City Office (112 Vine Street, Yutan, NE 68073) or by request via email (email@example.com) or phone (402-625-2112). Inquiries and resumes may be sent to Cole Bockelmann, City Administrator, at P.O. Box 215, Yutan, NE 68073 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted June 1, 2020
Chief of Police
CHIEF OF POLICE - $6,086 - $7,466/month
Applications accepted until filled. Interviews begin August 20, 2020. Must meet minimum requirements. Assumes full management responsibility for Police Department services and activities including crime prevention, investigation, policy and procedure formation, goal setting, traffic control and enforcement, and objectives for the law enforcement function of the City. Supervises 11 sworn and 2 civilian positions. Full job description, application, and minimum requirements: www.CityofSewardNE.gov. Seward City Hall, 537 Main St.; P.O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434 (402-643-2928). Reasonable accommodations 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. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Power Plant Operator
The City of David City, Nebraska is accepting applications for a full-time Power Plant Operator. Primary duties include operating diesel engines, operating load management equipment, preparing reports and permits, and maintenance of plant equipment. Candidates should have five years of field experience and associate degree or trade school certificate in relevant field. Education may substitute for work experience. Wages determined by pay scale. Full benefits within six months of hire date. Some unscheduled hours would be required in case of emergencies. Must reside within a fifteen-mile radius of the city limits of David City within six months. Application and job description available online (www.davidcityne.com) or at 557 N. 4th St. (P.O. Box 191), David City, NE 68632. Submit applications to address above or to email@example.com. Questions? Call Pat Hoeft at 402.367.3197. Position open until filled. EOE.
Posted July 29, 2020
Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator
The City of David City, Nebraska, is accepting applications for a part-time Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator. 30 hrs/week. Work schedule determined upon hire. Primary duties include building inspections for code compliance, approving/denying permits, zoning administration, plan reviews, and project management. Candidates should have five years of field experience and associate degree or trade school certificate in relevant field. Education may substitute for work experience. Application and job description available online (www.davidcityne.com) or at 557 N. 4th St. (P.O. Box 191), David City, NE 68632. Submit applications to address above or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call Clayton Keller at 402.367.3135. Applications due by August 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Pay negotiable. EOE.
Posted July 29, 2020
Code Enforcement Officer
The City of David City, Nebraska, is accepting applications for a part-time Code Enforcement Officer. 20 hrs/week. Work schedule determined upon hire. Primary duties include ensuring compliance with municipal codes, zoning regulations, and property maintenance codes. Candidates should have an associate degree in relevant field and three years of pertinent field experience. Combination of desired education and experience acceptable. Application and job description available online (www.davidcityne.com) or at 557 N. 4th St. (P.O. Box 191), David City, NE 68632. Submit applications to address above or to email@example.com. Questions? Call Clayton Keller at 402.367.3135. Applications due by August 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Pay negotiable. EOE.
Posted July 29, 2020
City of Nebraska City
Nebraska City, NE 68410
$115,925 - $128,765
Nebraska City is the county seat of Otoe County, Nebraska. This historical community of 7,300 is ideally located in southeastern Nebraska; 45 miles to Omaha, 50 miles to Lincoln, and 140 miles to Kansas City. Its centralized location makes Nebraska City the perfect place to live, work, and play.
The City of Nebraska City is a full-service city which operates under the commission form of municipal government. The City Council is comprised of 5 members, including the Mayor. There are four City Commissioners, each elected to represent a specific functional area of the City (Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Streets, and Finance). A professional City Administrator, appointed by and reporting to the City Council, manages the day-to-day operations of the City.
The City of Nebraska City seeks an active, creative, visionary, but grounded servant leader to serve as its new City Administrator. This is a highly responsible administrative and management position assisting the Mayor and City Commissioners in coordinating the daily operation and overall administration of city government. The selected candidate will be responsible for a number of varied projects, critical issues, and initiatives, both city- and community-related; working closely with the Mayor, Department Heads, and City Commissioners. Timely and accurate responses are required both written and verbal, to elected officials, department heads, City staff, community leaders, citizens, and media.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration or a related field, from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience;
• 5 years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license;
• Must be bondable.
• Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university;
• 10 years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
This is a full-time, exempt position. The salary range for this position is $115,925 - $128,765 annually, depending on qualifications and experience, plus a competitive benefits package. Training and experience requirements may be waived by the Mayor with approval of the City Council. Once hired, the City Administrator must reside within the City limits of Nebraska City.
Visit the City’s website, https://nebraskacityne.gov/city-departments/job-openings/, for a full description of duties and responsibilities related to this position. Submit cover letter, resume, and at least 4 references (including no more than one personal reference) to City Attorney Drew Graham, via either: • An email to firstname.lastname@example.org or • A sealed envelope marked “City Administrator Applicant” to City Attorney 1409 Central Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410. First review of applications will begin on Aug. 31, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.
Posted Aug. 3, 2020