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.
Firefighter/EMT & Firefighter/Paramedic Testing
The City of Grand Island, Nebraska, is accepting applications for candidates who are interested in testing for Firefighter/EMT and/or Firefighter/Paramedic. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED (must be from an accredited institution). A list of licensures and certifications are located in the job description. Candidates must provide the required documents in order to be eligible to test. Testing is tentatively scheduled for Friday, April 10, 2020.
Salary Ranges: Firefighter/EMT: $16.69-$23.23 per hour Firefighter/Paramedic: $18.04-$25.36 per hour plus great benefits. 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 3 p.m. on March 11, 2020. EOE/AAE, including disability/vets.
Posted Feb. 18, 2020
The City of Ord is accepting applications for a full-time Water/Wastewater Operator. The position will perform a variety of tasks in the operation, maintenance and repair of the city’s utility system including water, wastewater, streets, parks and related facilities. Knowledge of electrical distribution and power plant operation is a plus. Applicant must have or be able to obtain a Grade 3 Water Certificate and a Grade 1 Wastewater Certificate. Applications will be accepted by the City Clerk until the position is filled. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained from the Ord City Clerk at 201 S. 17th Street, PO Box 96, Ord, NE 68862, 308-728-5791, email@example.com or by calling Utility Superintendent, Paul Markowski, at 308-728-1317. Competitive salary and benefits package based on experience. EOE.
Posted Feb. 21, 2020
SALARY: $33.33 - $45.43 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 02/15/20
CLOSING DATE: 02/28/20 11:59 PM
JOB POSTING INFORMATION: This is responsible technical, supervisory work directing the maintenance, repair and capital improvement construction activities of large secondary and advanced wastewater treatment facilities.
Work involves responsibility for directing the maintenance programs and maintenance operations of the City biosolids handling, odor control facilities, injection and agricultural farming operations, wastewater reuse, special liquid waste handling facility, laboratory and related facilities; wastewater collection system pumping stations and maintenance shop; storm water pumping stations; and all associated automatic monitoring, controls, instrumentation, structures, buildings and grounds. Work is performed under the general direction of an administrative superior and reviewed through conferences, completed projects and adherence to developed and applicable standard maintenance and operational plans and procedures.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with major coursework, in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field and 4 - 6 years related work experience in the repair and maintenance of specialized equipment related to large secondary and advanced water or wastewater treatment and pumping facilities including 2 - 4 years experience in the maintenance of buildings and grounds related to such facilities plus 2 - 4 years experience in a supervisory capacity; or equivalent.
Necessary Special Requirements: Possession of a Nebraska Class IV Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification or ability to obtain within six (6) months of assignment to this class.
Possession of a valid driver's license when operating a vehicle is necessary to the satisfactory performance of assigned duties.
Posted Feb. 13, 2020
City of Arkansas City, KS
CITY MANAGER Job Announcement
• Job: City Manager
• Where: Arkansas City, KS
• Salary: $115,000 to $125,000-competitive benefit package
• Population: 12,415
• Form of Government: Commission-Manager
Community: Arkansas City is a vibrant, progressive community (12,415 pop.) with a market population of over 17,000, and is situated in Cowley County at the confluence of the Arkansas and Walnut rivers. Approximately a one-hour drive from Wichita.
The City is a full-service city (no electric or gas systems), with 130 full-time employees and an annual operating budget of $35.9 M-providing police, fire, public works, parks, water, wastewater collection/ treatment services, refuse collection and home to a state of the art water treatment facility that combines reverse osmosis technology with GreensandPlus filtering.
$115,000-$125,000 depending upon qualifications, with a full range of benefits including deferred compensation, car allowance, and health insurance.
Education: Minimum Bachelors’ degree; MPA degree preferred.
Apply: Interested candidates may apply by submitting a (digital only) resume and cover letter of interest to:
City Manager Search:
Please review full City Manager Job Announcement at:
Resumes accepted until 12:00, noon (CST), March 6, 2020. The Commission plans to conduct interviews the first week of April.
Posted Feb. 11, 2020
General Manager, Big Sioux Community Water System, Egan SD
• Do you have experience in water, utility or other service industry?
• Are you prepared to successfully guide an established organization?
Big Sioux Community Water System, headquartered just outside of Egan, SD, seeks a General Manager who will provide organizational leadership and oversee all operations and activities of the system!
Big Sioux Community Water System provides softened, treated water to thousands of residents in eastern South Dakota, several municipalities, as well as customers in a number of counties, including Lake, Moody, Brookings, Minnehaha and Pipestone County, Minnesota. Big Sioux Community Water System also provides wastewater services to several communities as well as managing well-fields for an ethanol plant and two large dairy operations.
As General Manager, you will have full responsibility for the construction, operations, maintenance, administrative, and financial functions of the system, and will work closely with, and report to, the Board of Directors.
Management Responsibilities Include:
• Ensure the continual uninterrupted supply of water to customers
• Seek ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of water system facilities and equipment
• Maintain compliance with applicable state and federal regulations
• Ensure efficient operations throughout the organization
• Effective management of resources, staff and projects
• Provide annual staff evaluations and opportunities for staff development
• Assure proper and timely response to service calls
• Implement and enforce safe work programs and practices
• In conjunction with Board and staff, enforce collection policies, and establish and implement water rates and any subsequent adjustments
Board Responsibilities Include:
• Plan and attend Board of Directors meetings; provide information and accountability as required
• Work with the Board to establish and implement strategic goals and plans
• Assure that proper accounting procedures and reporting are followed
• Review and analyze monthly and annual financial statements
• Prepare, present and follow annual budgets and work plans
Administrative Responsibilities Include:
• Investment of available system funds in accordance with approved Board policies
• Sign and execute reports, negotiate and execute contracts, applications and other legal documents on behalf of the system
• Approve all operational and capital expenditures within approved budgets
• Consult with engineers and legal counsel as needed
• Oversee publication of newsletters and other communications
• Serve as a proponent for the organization with legislative and regulatory agencies
• Travel to sites with the service area as needed, and to out-of-area/out-of-state meetings as required
Big Sioux Community Water System offers competitive compensation (dependent on experience), and benefits, which include health, dental and life insurance, long-term disability, flex plan, 401(k), paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays and company vehicle.
To be considered, a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering, water resource management or related field is desired. A minimum of five years of management experience, preferably in a service or utility industry, is preferred. Experience with financial management and budgeting is important, as are strong communications and organizational skills.
Application deadline is Friday, March 13, 2020. Big Sioux Community Water System is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply online at https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/508414?appsource
Contact Dan Oakland at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Posted Feb. 10, 2020
The Village of Arlington (est. pop. 1304) is seeking qualified candidates for the full-time position of Village Clerk.
Arlington, selected in 2011 by Bloomberg Businessweek magazine as the 2nd best place in the US to raise children, is a dynamic community positioned for growth, located 6 miles east of Fremont on US Highway 30 and 43 miles from downtown Omaha.
The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills, be a self-starter able to work independent of supervision, will interact on a daily basis with a diverse public, be detail oriented, and have a good working knowledge of computers and software applications to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher. Experience with SAGE accounting and Power Manager a plus. Must be bondable.
Desirable candidates will possess post-secondary education with an emphasis on a business or public administration curriculum preferred. A college degree is a plus. Related work experience may substitute for education. Must be bondable.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and three unrelated references to: Village Clerk Search, Village of Arlington, P. O. Box 370, Arlington, NE. 68002, or by email to: email@example.com. Position open until filled.
Posted Feb. 11, 2020
Shooting Range Operator- Clay Target Sports
The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for a Shooting Range Operator- Clay Target Sports. This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of Heartland Public Shooting Park and other related facilities. Must be at least 21 years of age. One to two years of experience comparable to that of a maintenance position within the described work areas. Basic welding preferred, but not required. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid Nebraska driver’s license. A Class B commercial driver’s license is preferred, but not required. Obtain and maintain Range Safety Office Certification within six months of hire. Salary range: $25.20-$33.99 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 Feb. 6, 2020
Marshall Municipal Utilities (MMU) in Marshall, Minnesota, the second largest municipal electric utility in the state, is seeking an experienced General Manager. Marshall Municipal Utilities is an electric transmission and electric and water distribution utility with 36 full time employees, 11,400 combined water-electric customers, and utility revenues projected at $45 million in 2020. Reporting to the MMU Commission, the General Manager ensures that MMU customers are provided with high quality water and electric service, while promoting conservation and responsible management of resources. The City of Marshall, located approximately 150 miles southwest of the Twin Cities and 75 miles northwest of Sioux Falls, is a vibrant community with a population approaching 14,000. The City-MMU partnership is a source of great civic pride and the General Manager will demonstrate an active commitment to maintaining this partnership. The compensation for this position is up to $178,782 depending upon qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2530. For more information, please contact Sharon Klumpp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-223-3053.
Posted Feb. 5, 2020
Police Records Supervisor
Open Until Filled. First review 2/13/2020
Perform a wide variety of complex duties including, supervision, management and evaluation of the Law Enforcement Records Unit and personnel; act as liaison between
the Crime Commission, Police Department, Sheriff’s office, and the Records Management Software vendor/developer. Requirements: Five years progressively responsible
administrative work, two in a supervisory capacity. Post high school coursework in criminal justice, administration, business or closely related field with Bachelor’s degree preferred. Prior knowledge and experience with UCR codes. Requires solid, demonstrated communication and computer skills with 60 wpm typing ability. Must possess good character as determined by thorough background investigation. A combination of equivalent education, training and/or experience may be considered. $58,289 - $82,025 annual D.O.Q. with excellent benefit package. Application and details available at www.cityofkearney.org. The City of Kearney is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted Feb. 3, 2020
Water/Wastewater Operator I
City of David City is accepting applications for a full-time water/wastewater operator. Primary duties include the operation and maintenance of the municipal water and wastewater systems and treatment facilities. Candidates should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and two (2) years of experience relating to construction, maintenance, and repair. 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 email@example.com. Questions? Call Clayton Keller at 402.367.3135. Applications accepted until filled. EOE.
Posted Jan. 30, 2020
Part-Time Administrative Clerk
Deadline: Thursday, February 13, 2020 – Provides reception and clerical duties in support of the City Administration Department. Perform reception duties; answer
and forward calls; create and maintain excel spreadsheets; input confidential data into records management system; scan, sort, and file paperwork. Education and
experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Prior clerical and data input experience with strong computer skills required. Valid Driver’s License. Flexible
schedule, 4-5 hours per day to include lunch coverage. $14.15 per hour with vacation, sick and holidays.
Application and details available at www.cityofkearney.org. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability. The
City of Kearney is an EOE.
Posted Jan. 29, 2020
Maintenance Worker- Street
The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for a Maintenance Worker- Street. This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of City streets, storm drainage system, and related facilities. Salary range: $19.45-$28.83 per hour plus great benefits. Working hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
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. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on February 12, 2020. EOE/AAE including disability/vets
Posted Jan. 30, 2020
Bellevue, NE- population est. 60,000; Police Budget in excess of $15M; 100 sworn officers and 17 civilians. Plans, directs and manages the operation of the Police Department. Minimum qualifications include Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in a related field; Master’s degree, preferred; Must have graduated from the FBI National Academy, or related senior police management program; Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of command level experience in modern law enforcement with progressive responsibility in a variety of police functions, including supervisory experience; Must have NIMS ICS certifications as required by FEMA; Valid driver’s license. A combination of equivalent education, training and/or experience may be considered. Salary is $94K- $128K with competitive benefits. Forward resume to the Personnel Office, 1500 Wall Street, Bellevue, NE 68005. Closing date is 02/27/20. For full job description and to apply online visit www.bellevue.net. EOE
Posted Jan. 27, 2020.
Water Operator I
The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for a Wastewater Plant Operator I. This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the operations and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in wastewater treatment plant operations or a related field is desirable. Must be able to work in a 24/7 environment which includes working 12 hour shifts. Salary range: $19.46-$27.35 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. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on February 11, 2020. EOE/AAE including disability/vets
Posted Jan. 30, 2020
City of Sheridan, Wyoming
Salary: $114,434 - $172,421
Located in northern Wyoming, the City of Sheridan, (pop. 17,800), is governed by a strong mayor form of government. The city provides comprehensive municipal services and operates on a 2020 budget of $47,627,826 with 185 FTEs. The City Administrator is appointed by the governing body made up of the city council, including the mayor, who is the presiding officer. The City Administrator is responsible for providing professional managerial leadership and direction to all city departments for efficient operation and implementation of the goals developed by the mayor and city council. A bachelor's degree in public or business administration or a closely related field is desired. At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in local government management, or a satisfactory combination of experience and education which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position, is required. 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 Sheridan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: Feb. 23, 2020 (open until filled).
Posted Jan. 22, 2020
The City of St. Paul is accepting applications for the full time position of Police Officer until 3/13/2020. NLETC certification is preferred, but not mandatory. Requirements: You must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, must have a valid driver’s license, and be of good moral character, with no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave and retirement program. Job description and application forms may be obtained at City Hall, 704 6th Street, St. Paul NE, 308-754-4483 or at the St. Paul Police Department, 514 Grand Street, St. Paul, NE, 308-754-9112. EOE
Posted Jan. 22, 2020
Police Officer (Alliance, NE)
About the Job: The individual will serve and protect the community by police patrol, investigation, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities and use experience and judgment to respond to emergencies, preserve the peace and enforce the law. Hours involve rotating shifts to provide 24-hour coverage. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, holiday pay and participation in retirement plan.
Certified Applicants: This accelerated lateral process includes an award of $15,000 to be used towards a bonus and paid time off. Nebraska Certified Officers with at least 2 years of equivalent experience will be hired at a pay range of $19.92 to $24.34 depending on qualifications. Officers are then eligible for a step increase upon completion of probation and field training. Approved out-of-state certified officers will be eligible for a $10,000 bonus.
Experience: Must have graduated from a full-time certified police academy; been employed a minimum of two years as a full-time police officer in a single jurisdiction in which the training and experience qualify to become certified in Nebraska.
Non-Certified Applicants: Please review the word list, Police Officer NLETC Assumption Form, and the Police Officer Physical Fitness Standards documents found on the job posting of our website at www.cityofalliance.net.
A study guide for the Police Officer test is available for purchase on the IPMA website: https://www.ipma-hr.org/assessment-services/prepare-for-a-test/order-study-guides
Contact Officer Vera Chavez for department specific questions at 308-762-4955.
About the Police Department
The Alliance Police Department consists of seventeen (17) sworn positions and eight (8) civilian personnel. The Department’s command staff includes the Chief of Police and a Lieutenant. Supporting the command staff are four Sergeants, all who are assigned to the Patrol Division. The Police Department also has a Drug Investigator, Criminal Investigator and a K-9 Unit.
To be considered for the position, applicants must turn in a completed application, cover letter, and a copy of any certifications by Friday, February 21, 2020. Testing & Interviews scheduled for February 25, 2020.
The Department works closely with local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. The Department responded to over 23,500 calls for service in 2015. The Alliance Police Department remains an active law enforcement agency in the western Nebraska region. Opportunities for personal growth, experience and rewarding work are just a few benefits available to those interested in joining the law enforcement community and becoming a police officer with the Alliance Police Department. Check out more about the Department at our website at www.cityofalliance.net or on our Facebook Page!
Posted Jan. 21, 2020
Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator
BUILDING INSPECTOR / ZONING ADMINISTRATOR POSITION
The City of Ashland, Nebraska, will be accepting applications for the full time position of Building Inspector / Zoning Administrator / Flood Plain Administrator. This position is responsible for the City’s zoning and building office. Applicant must be able to work 40 hours per week and have knowledge and ability to perform building inspections, review plans and issue building permits. Must also have knowledge of and ability to enforce zoning codes and municipal codes. Must also be able to utilize a variety of computer programs and have good customer service skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Applications must accompany a resume and are available at the City’s website, www.ashland-ne.com/employmentopportunities, City Hall, 2304 Silver Street, Ashland, NE. 68003 or by calling 402-944-3387. Position open until filled. EOE
Posted Jan. 21, 2020
Chief of Police
Position Title: Chief of Police
Agency Name: Franklin PD
Category: Law Enforcement
Location: City of Franklin, Nebraska
The City of Franklin is accepting applications for the position of Chief of Police. We are a town of 1,000 located in south central Nebraska. Our town offers an excellent school system, along with a hospital, community owned movie theatre, golf course, downtown businesses, as well as access to hunting and fishing. We are a 15 minute drive to Harlan County Reservoir. Our department is well equipped with firearms, bullet proof vests, body cameras and other necessary equipment to be a successful police officer.
We are seeking applicants with integrity, dedication and detail oriented towards keeping our community safe. Nebraska certification is required. A thorough background investigation will be conducted. Benefits include 100% employee health, dental and vision insurance; employer pays 50% of health insurance for spouse/family; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; 6% match retirement (after one year of employment), life insurance; and uniforms and equipment.
Salary: $45,000-$55,000 commensurate with experience.
Contact Person: Raquel Felzien, City Clerk
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 308-425-6295
Contact Address: 619 15th Ave, Franklin NE 68939
Posted Jan. 21, 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 2019/2020 budget of $42,570,612, LF&R maintains an allocated force of over 307 FTE’s, including 300 personnel within the emergency services division, of whom, approximately 80 are system certified paramedics. Services are provided by 15 fire stations, with a 16th fire station under construction, 14 engine companies, 4 truck companies, and 7 paramedic units. The department responds to nearly 35,000 calls annually. Of these calls, approximately 77% are EMS based, 11% fire based, 6% 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: February 23, 2020 (open until filled).
Posted Jan. 6, 2020
City of Pawnee City seeks applications for a City Foreman Position. Requirements include: High School Diploma or GED Certificate, Valid & Current CDL License, Become Certified Water Operator within 6 months of hire, Become Certified Wastewater Operator after 2-yrs apprenticeship, Ability to understand and follow oral/written instructions, be able to work with Co-workers and Community Citizens and able to operate heavy equipment and able to lift at least 50 lbs.
Salary negotiable based upon Certifications held & Supervisory Experience. Final Applicant will be subject to a mandatory Pre-Employment Physical & Drug/Alcohol Screening. City is enrolled in Random DOT Drug/Alcohol Testing. The City Foreman is required to reside within 10 minutes of City Hall so as to respond to any call concerning City Business. Excellent Benefit Package. Benefits available after 90-day probationary period.
For full job description contact Pawnee City Clerk’s office at 402-852-2781 or email Tamela Curtis, City Clerk/Treasurer at email@example.com. Resumes may be emailed or sent to: CITY FOREMAN POSITON, PO Box 206, Pawnee City, NE 68420. Resumes Accepted until 5:00 p.m. on February 21, 2020. City reserves the right to reject any & all applications The City of Pawnee City is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted Jan. 3, 2020