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  • Maintenance Worker - Sanitation, Kearney, NE

    Deadline: Thursday, December 8, 2022 – Sanitation – Under close supervision, perform manual labor in the collection of solid waste. Follow instructions; procedures are well defined; may make suggestions for work improvement. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of eighth grade and one year of manual labor and heavy equipment work. Must have a valid Nebraska driver’s license. Must obtain a Class B Nebraska CDL with Air Brakes Certification within 6 months. Hourly pay: $19.98, plus full benefits.

    Application available at www.cityofkearney.org. The City of Kearney is an EEO.

    Posted Nov. 23, 2022
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  • County Administrator – Unified Government of Wyandotte County, KS

    CLASS SUMMARY:
    The County Administrator is solely responsible for administrative, personnel and routine business activities of the Unified Government. Typical duties include: directing and evaluating staff; preparing and administrating an annual budget for the Unified Government; developing, implementing, enforcing and evaluating policies, procedures, goals and strategies; performing strategic planning; directing and coordinating activities; exploring alternative funding opportunities; and directing the preparation of departmental reports.

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
    The County Administrator is the chief administrative officer and shall be responsible to the Board of Commissioners for administration of all Unified Government affairs placed in the County Administrator’s charge. The County Administrator is distinguished from the Assistant County Administrator classification by its accountability for the daily functions of the Unified Government and charge to organize, direct and supervise the organizational structure of all offices and appointive officers and employees of the Unified Government.

    COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
    The annual salary range for this position is $230,000 - $290,000, DOQ/E. The Unified Government/Wyandotte County offers a generous additional compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a deferred compensation 457 plan, vehicle allowance, relocation assistance, and all other provisions of the Unified Government Human Resources Guide. Click Here to view full Job Description

    Submit a cover letter, resume, and five professional references at www.GovHRjobs.com by December 21, 2022. For questions, email: rcotton@govhrusa.com or cstevens@govrhusa.com. Candidates’ applications remain confidential until the finalist stage. Interviews with the Unified Government will be January 30 and February 7, 8 & 9. Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer. Position open until filled.

    Posted Nov. 30, 2022

  • Parks Division, Facilities Maintenance Worker, Kearney

    Deadline: Thursday, December 15, 2022 – Parks – Performs a variety of skilled
    and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance, construction and care of the parks and
    park facilities. Work varies, requiring interpretative judgment within prescribed
    standards and procedures. Requires a high school diploma/GED and experience
    in ground maintenance, nursery or landscape work. Must possess a valid
    Nebraska driver’s license and the ability to obtain an EPA pesticide applicator’s
    license within 12 months of hire. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a related field
    preferred. Hourly pay range: $19.98 - $29.06 DOQ, plus full benefits.
    Application available at www.cityofkearney.org. The City of Kearney is an EEO.

    Posted Dec. 1, 2022
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  • Power Plant Mechanic/Operator, Wahoo

    The City of Wahoo is seeking an individual to fill the role of POWER PLANT MECHANIC/OPERATOR
    This position is responsible for assisting with various activities associated with the city’s power plant to ensure the continuation of service for all customers in the power district. An incumbent will be required to perform duties on an on-call and shift basis, as needed.

    A qualified applicant must have a High school diploma or equivalent required. Must posses a valid driver's license and have the ability to obtain a CDL. May be asked to posses a certified chemical/pesticide applicator license. May also be asked to obtain an NPPD substation switchman certificate. Knowledge of construction, assembly, adjustment maintenance, operation and repair of a diversified diesel powered electrical generating plant. Skills and techniques used in gas and arc welding and mechanical diagnostics. Techniques and skills used in routine repairs on power plant diesel equipment and hydraulic systems. Ability to utilize hand and power tools necessary to perform repairs.

    Interested applicants should submit a job application (link below), a letter of interest and a resume if desired to: (Please indicate position applying for on application)
    City of Wahoo
    Attn: HR Coordinator
    605 North Broadway
    Wahoo, NE 68066
    or via email to: baker@wahoo.ne.us

    Application packets are also available at City Hall, by emailing baker@wahoo.ne.us or online at www.wahoo.ne.us under the Careers tab on the home page, or by calling City Hall at 402-443-3222. Applications should be returned to City Hall, 605 North Broadway, Wahoo, NE 68066.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    An offer of employment will be contingent on compliance with drug/alcohol testing and will be subject to random drug/alcohol testing throughout the term of employment.

    POWER PLANT MECHANIC OPERATOR
    BENEFITS INFORMATION
    PAY SCALE
    APPLICATION

    THE CITY OF WAHOO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Posted Dec. 1, 2022
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  • Economic Development Director – Scottsbluff, Nebraska
    Deadline: January 6, 2023

    The City of Scottsbluff is now accepting applications for our current Economic Development Director position. Please visit the below website for more information.

  • Accounting Manager. Responsible for internal audit of financial functions throughout the City and the development of related financial policies and assisting in the performance of the professional financial accounting through the development and maintenance of complex financial records. Work requires exercise of considerable professional judgment and initiative within the framework of established regulations, policies, and strategic plans.

  • Full-time maintenance personnel, Sargent

    City of Sargent is looking for a full time maintenance personnel.
    This job requires a variety of duties including: water, wastewater, streets, parks, primary & secondary power 2400/7200. Running the power plant and equipment. Must have a High School diploma or GED and a valid driver’s license, and able to get a class 4 water license in the first year. Insurance and Retirement are included with the job. Vacation after the first year of service You will be expected to be on call one week a month
    Application may be obtained from the city at 308-527-4200, cityofsargent@nctc.net or on the web at www.sargentne.com

    Posted Dec. 6, 2022
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  • Accounts Payable Clerk. Responsible for assisting in the detailed performance and maintenance of accounts payable, and assisting in bookkeeping and other fiscally related tasks to ensure the efficient operation of the city government. An incumbent in this position is also responsible for related clerical duties and administrative support functions in the daily operation of the department.

  • Housing Client Services Assistant

    Housing Client Services Assistant, Housing Division, City of Norfolk. Will be providing client services to participants in various housing programs. Duties will include interviewing clients, income and reference verifications, preparation and updates of documents, records and eligibility. Experience of modern office procedures and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases required. Previous experience working in areas of customer service preferred. English/Spanish bilingual skills a plus. Salary range$3,303 - $4,684 per month. Excellent benefit package. Apply at www.norfolkne.gov/humanresources or Human Resources Office, 309 N. 5th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701, (402) 844-2010. Submit resume and cover letter along with completed application. Closing date is December 23rd. EOE

    Posted Nov. 28, 2022
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  • Village Maintenance Operator

    I am trying to get this information to Lynn for the classified ad section. When I click on the button it isn't allowing me to email her. If this could please be forwarded on to her and added to the classified section I would appreciate it.

    VILLAGE MAINTENANCE OPERATOR: The Village of Merna is now accepting applications for Part Time Maintenance Operator. Must be 21 years of age and possess a current valid driver’s license. Duties include; operation of sewer and water systems, maintenance of streets, equipment maintenance, and general upkeep of village property. Experience a benefit but will train right applicant. Questions and applications should be directed to the Village Clerk’s Office between 8-12. Phone (308) 643-2281 Or (308) 643-7022.

    Posted Nov. 28, 2022
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  • FOG Program Manager, Public Works Department, Grand Island

    The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for a FOG Program Manager. This position is responsible for developing FOG discharge policies, procedures, and ordinances in support of the program. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, environmental studies, science, or a closely related field with emphasis in environmental compliance. Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurability as determined by the City’s insurance carrier. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certificate within eighteen months of date of employment. Become certified in required laboratory testing procedures within eighteen months of date of employment. Salary range: $28.72-$39.31 per hour plus great benefits.

    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. EOE/AAE including disability/vets

    Posted Oct. 4, 2022
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  • Development Services Director, Des Moines, Iowa

    Development Services Director
    City of Des Moines, Iowa
    Starting Salary: $170,000 - $186,538

    Operating on a 2022 budget of $36 million with 52 full-time employees, the City of Des Moines’ Development Services Department provides strategic and long-term planning, reviews development projects for compliance with planning, zoning, and subdivision codes; issues permits and inspects construction projects; and manages economic incentive programs and other programs that assist business retention and expansion. Under the direction of the City Manager and an Assistant City Manager, the Development Services Director provides leadership and administrative oversight to all operations and activities of the Development Services Department and serves as the Planning Director and Economic Development Director for the City. For a complete position profile and to apply, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Des Moines is an EOE. First review of applications: November 30, 2022 (open until filled).

    Posted Nov. 4, 2022
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  • Police Officer, West Point

    The City of West Point, Nebraska, is accepting applications for the position of police officer. Prior experience and certification by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center preferred but not mandatory. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions and possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license. Benefits include health and life insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave, personal leave, paid holidays, and uniforms. Salary depending on experience. Application form is online at the City’s website www.ci.west-point.ne.us or contact the West Point Police Department at 402-372-2415 for an application. Return resumes and applications to West Point Police Department, 444 S. Main Street, P.O. Box 327, West Point, NE 68788 or email to police@westpointne.gov. For further details contact Chief of Police John Adams at 402-372-2415.

    Posted Oct. 31, 2022
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  • Administrative Assistant I, Norfolk

    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I, Street Division, City of Norfolk. Under the direction of the Street Manager, performs a variety of confidential and complex office duties; assists in departmental procedures and in financial and secretarial record keeping, managing supplies, processing invoices and other paperwork. Salary range $3,152 - $4,472 per month. Excellent benefit package. Apply at www.norfolkne.gov/humanresources or Human Resources Office, 309 N. 5th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701, (402) 844-2010. Submit resume and cover letter along with completed application. Open until December 27. EOE

    Posted Nov. 17, 2022
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  • Job Title: Secretary III
    Location: 122 E Third Street, Papillion, NE, 68046-2365
    Base Pay: $19.90 / Hour
    Employee Type: Non-Exempt FT
    Job Category: Building, Administrative, Full Time
    Required Degree: High School

    Responsible for performing reception and related clerical duties, administrative support functions, and assist with entering and issuing permits for the Building Department.

    Posted Nov. 4, 2022
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  • Westcom Chief, City of West Des Moines
    $109,661 - $174,907/annual
    The Westcom Communications Center is a consolidated public safety dispatch facility located within the Des Moines Metropolitan Area serving nearly 160,000 residents in the fast growing west suburban cities of West Des Moines, Urbandale, Clive, Waukee, Norwalk, and Windsor Heights.
    Under the general direction of the Westcom Management Committee, the Westcom Chief provides leadership, management and oversight to the Westcom public safety dispatch center serving Westcom Member Agencies. This position also advises the Westcom Management Committee on policies relating to the operation of the communication center.
    Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Emergency Management, Communications, Information Services, or equivalent.
    Please apply via the city’s website: 6073685:Career Search (saashr.com)

  • Librarian I Youth Services, Norfolk

    LIBRARIAN I – YOUTH SERVICES SUPERVISOR, Library Division, City of Norfolk. Will perform a variety of professional-level library duties, including supervising staff, selecting and maintaining library collections for children and teens, and developing and presenting programs for children, teens, and families. Must have excellent customer service skills, experience working with children, and be able to contribute to a positive, team-focused work environment. Bachelor’s degree in library science, education, or related field required. English/Spanish bilingual skills a plus. Schedule includes one evening shift per week, every other Saturday, and occasional Sunday afternoons. 40 hours/week, exempt. Salary range $4,277-$5,867 per month. First review of applications begins November 18, 2022. Position open until filled. EOE

    Posted Oct. 21, 2022
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