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  • Full-Time Electric Journey Line Worker, Alliance

    Full-Time Electric Journey Line Worker

    Salary: $26.75 – $34.55 per hour DOQ
    Opening Date: October 15, 2021
    First Review: November 15, 2021
    Department: Electric

    The Position
    This individual will perform skilled line work in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission systems; operates a variety of specialized related equipment and vehicles; involves exposure to high voltage energized lines; responsible for safely completing assignments with assigned crew in a timely manner. The City will also consider applications for Electric Journey Line Worker Apprentice with a starting hourly pay range of $18.58.
    Location and Hours
    This position is located at the Public Works Facility at 1313 W. 1st St. Typical work hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as well as on-call hours. Must be available to respond to calls within 20 minutes and perform duties during emergencies and disasters.
    About the Position Type
    This position is full-time and benefit-earning. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as leave accrual, holiday pay and participation in a matching retirement plan.

    In this Position, you Will
    • Complete installation, operation, maintenance and repair of electrical power lines and systems.
    • Perform installation, programming, testing and maintenance of AMI meters.
    • Work on-call as required including outages, repairs, out-of-service conditions and substation monitoring.
    Need to Have:
    Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent
    Completion of all requirements of the City’s Apprentice Journey Line Worker Program or equivalent
    Apprentice candidates will have received a diploma or Associate degree in Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology.

    Special Requirements
    Must possess a valid Nebraska Driver’s License and obtain a CDL endorsement within 90 days of hire; Possess first class line workers license or certification.
    How To Apply
    • In Person at 324 Laramie in Alliance, Nebraska or
    • Email your application (available on our website) to jobs@cityofalliance.net, or
    • If you need assistance to actively participate in the employment process, please email us at jobs@cityofalliance.net or call Human Resources at 308-762-5400.

    For a full job description and instructions on how to apply; go to www.cityofalliance.net.
    The City of Alliance provides equal access to employment, programs and services.

    Posted Oct. 22, 2021
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  • Water Operator III of IV, Ogallala

    Water Operator III of IV. The City of Ogallala is accepting applications until the position is filled for a Full-time Water Operator III or IV for the Water Department. Salary based on qualifications / certification. Benefits include health and vision insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, and a retirement plan. Willing to train the right individual if necessary. Detailed job description and application may be picked up at 411 East 2nd Street Ogallala, Nebraska 69153 or by calling 308-284-6001. Email requests for applications to coletta.clouse@ogallala-ne.gov. A valid driver’s license is required. EOE

    Posted Oct. 21, 2021
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  • Utility Maintenance Worker, Loup City

    Utility Maintenance Worker
    The City of Loup City is accepting applications for the position of Utility/Maintenance Worker. Applicants will need to have a High School Diploma or equivalent. They must possess a valid drivers license with a good driving record. Successful candidate will be required to live within a reasonable distance from the City limits and will be required to complete and pass the necessary tests for water, sewer certifications in a timely manner. Some experience is preferred. Work duties will be labor intensive which can include, but not limited to testing, repair and maintenance of the municipal streets, water and sewer systems. Other duties include snow removal, heavy lifting, light construction, heavy equipment operator, general labor and upkeep of City owned properties and equipment will be expected. Wages to commensurate with experience starting at $16.50/hr. Drug testing required. The City of Loup City offers competitive benefits which include 100% of employee health insurance paid and 70% of family health insurance paid. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Job descriptions and applications are available at the City Office 134 South 8th St. (308) 745-0222. The City of Loup City is an equal opportunity and a veteran’s preference employer.

    Posted Oct. 21, 2021
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  • Assistant Fire Chief, Columbus

    The City of Columbus has a current job opening and is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Fire Chief. This is administrative, supervisory and technical work in planning, directing, and implementation of fire suppression, prevention, training and emergency medical activities of the Columbus Fire Department involving both full-time and voluntary firefighters and emergency medical services providers. The position is responsible for directing department activities in the absence of the Fire Chief. The employee may also serve as shift commander, and is responsible for supervising and participating in calls for fire suppression and ambulance service. Work is performed under the direction of the Fire Chief, and the employee exercises considerable independent judgment in supervising departmental operations.

    The position requires at least (6) years of experience in the fire service with supervisory experience. Supervisory experience in a similar department preferred. Must possess a valid class “O” motor vehicle operator’s license. State of Nebraska Emergency Medical Technician License, Preference will be given to individuals that have received their Paramedic License, Nebraska State Firefighter 2 Certificate, Nebraska State Fire Instructor 1 Certificate, Nebraska State Fire Officer 1 Certificate, Nebraska State Fire Hazardous Material Operation Certificate, Hazardous Materials Technician certification preferred.
    Knowledge and experience working with volunteer fire fighters. Development and training of current volunteers and recruiting of new volunteers. Developing and maintaining a cohesive working relationship between full time fire fighters and volunteers.

    This Civil Service position requires a competitive examination, which will take place at a later date to be determined. Applicants will be notified as to when the test will take place.

    Pay Range is $33.81 – $47.36 and offers a competitive benefit package.

    Obtain applications from the City of Columbus, 2424 14 St, Columbus, NE or download from the City of Columbus website. All applications must be submitted to Tammy Orender by Monday, November 22, 2021

    Tammy Orender
    Human Resource Director

    Posted Oct. 21, 2021
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  • Fire Chief, Columbus

    The City of Columbus has a current job opening and is accepting applications for the position of Fire Chief. This is administrative, supervisory and technical work in planning, directing, and implementation of fire suppression, prevention, training, and emergency medical service activities of the Columbus Fire Department involving both full-time and voluntary firefighters and emergency medical services providers. This work is highly responsible supervisory and administrative work directing and being responsible for all activities of the Department. The incumbent in this classification exercises considerable discretion in the performance of duties subject to review by the City Administrator, Mayor, and City Council.

    The position requires at least (10) years of experience in the fire service with supervisory experience. Supervisory experience in a similar department preferred. Must possess a valid class “O” motor vehicle operator’s license. State of Nebraska Emergency Medical Technician License, Preference will be given to individuals that have received their Paramedic License, Nebraska State Firefighter 2 Certificate, Nebraska State Fire Instructor 1 Certificate, Nebraska State Fire Officer 1 Certificate, Nebraska State Fire Hazardous Material Operation Certificate, Hazardous Materials Technician certification preferred.
    Knowledge and experience working with volunteer fire fighters. Development and training of current volunteers and recruiting of new volunteers. Developing and maintaining a cohesive working relationship between full time fire fighters and volunteers.

    This Civil Service position requires a competitive examination, which will take place at a later date to be determined. Applicants will be notified as to when the test will take place.

    Pay Range is $80,149 – $112,244 and offers a competitive benefit package.

    Obtain applications from the City of Columbus, 2424 14 St, Columbus, NE or download from the City of Columbus website. All applications must be submitted to Tammy Orender by Monday, Nov. 22, 2021

    Tammy Orender
    Human Resource Director

    Posted Oct. 21, 2021
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  • Assistant Library Director, Nebraska City

    Assistant Library Director-Nebraska City, Nebraska Morton-James Public Library seeks Assistant Director (a full-time non-exempt position with benefits).
    Required: Associates degree; library work experience; 2 years supervisory position or related experience.
    Preferred: cash handling; bookkeeping experience; MLS or equivalent
    Position helps develop, plan, and administer the day-to-day operations of the Library and recommends policies, services and facility improvements. Supervises staff, keeps records, manages collection, coordinates programs and more. Fulfillment of the Basic Skills Requirements of the Nebraska Public Library Certification required within 3 years. Hourly range, depending on qualifications is $19.52-$21.32 on an 8-step pay plan. Application can be accessed at:
    https://nebraskacityne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Employment-Application.pdf. Must send a cover letter, resume, (3) references, and completed application to Donna S. Kruse, labeled “Assistant Director Search”, 923 1st Corso, Nebraska City, NE 68410, or electronically to dkruse@nebraskacity.com. EOE. Review of applications begins immediately. Position open until filled.
    The Morton-James Public Library was founded in 1896 and consists of a renovated 17,000 square foot facility and experienced staff. Visit morton-jamespubliclibrary.com or nebraskacityne.gov.

    Posted Oct. 20, 2021
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  • Building Inspector, Valley

    City of Valley, Nebraska
    Resumes Being Accepted until position is filled
    Position: Building Inspector
    Salary: DOE
    Position Type: Full Time
    Population: 2,980
    Website: www.valleyne.org

    SUMMARY
    City Building Inspector - Valley, Nebraska

    Valley, Nebraska (Pop. 3,037), which is located along Highway 275 between Omaha and Fremont in western Douglas County, is one of the fastest growing communities in Nebraska. The City is home to seven beautiful sand bottom lakes, three industrial manufacturing plants, and a growing school district. The City sit’s along Highway 275 providing easy access to Omaha and Fremont. Valley is a city of the second class and has a Mayor / Council form of government with four council members and a mayor elected at large.
    The City of Valley is a growing community with four new housing developments and a trail system in process and a 140-acre outdoor sports complex scheduled to begin construction in late 2021. The City has many planned improvements to meet the needs of its significant growth including technology upgrades, an $8 million water treatment plant expansion and significant street improvement projects.

    The City Building Inspector under the general supervision of the City Administrator, performs a variety of routine and complex technical work to ensure that adopted International Building Code and other related codes and standards are met. Review building plans and specifications and performs inspections in all stage of construction, alteration or repair. Enforces adopted codes, floodplain requirements, and Ordinances regulating zoning, land use, and property maintenance.

    Qualifications:

    Any combination of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 35 semester hours in the physical sciences, civil or architectural engineering, construction management or building technology. Training, education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school plus four years experience in general construction experience or related field.
    Electrical Inspector Certification preferred

    Responsibilities
    • Reviews construction plans checking for compliance with applicable building-related codes, issues building permits after code compliance has been determined.
    • Performs on-site inspections of construction including inspection of footings, foundations, framing, mechanical systems, completed buildings and land use developments; enters results and time of inspections into computer tracking system.
    • Investigates complaints and violations of building related codes, zoning codes, property maintenance codes; issues notices and orders; assists with prosecution of violations as necessary.
    • Planning and community development work involving the development and administration of planning projects, programs, and policies the City
    • Research problems and complaints regarding buildings, building construction and code compliance. Responds to complex and sensitive building issues.
    • Resolves complex and sensitive customer service issues, either personally, by telephone or in writing. Maintains records and documents customer service issues and resolutions.
    • Interacts with the public and explains technical information to both technically and non-technically trained individuals.
    • Starting salary is dependent on qualifications, plus a benefit package which includes health, dental, vision, life and disability coverage plus employee deferred compensation plan, vacation, and holidays. The City of Valley is an equal opportunity employer.
    Special Requirements
    Must have Certificates of Completion of available correspondence courses on Building Inspections and certification as a Building Inspector as sponsored by the International Conference of Building Officials within on year of appointment to this classification. Possession of a valid driver’s license when operating a vehicle is necessary to the satisfactory performance of assigned duties.

    Apply / Contact

    Jim Kuester is the point of contact for the position opening. To apply, send your completed resume to Jim Kuester at jkuester@valleyne.org or PO Box 682, Valley, NE 68064. If you have questions, please contact Jim Kuester at 402-359-2251, ext 304.

    Posted Oct. 7, 2021
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  • Police Officer – Columbus, NE

    Nebraska Certified Officers - $5000 Sign on Bonus. Keep your current hourly rate of pay comparable to Columbus. Your vacation, sick and comp hours will carry over and you would accrue new hours at beginning of accrual as a new employee.

    The City of Columbus has a current job opening and is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer with Civil Service testing taking place on Saturday, November 20, 2021. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be of good moral character, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, so they will be eligible to attend the Nebraska Law Enforcement Academy. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass Civil Service Requirements. All probationary officers must satisfactorily qualify for and complete a course at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center as required by Nebraska Statute. The sign on bonus would be paid half at time of hire and the other half after completion of satisfactory probation and FTO Training.

    Responsible for patrol and investigation work in protecting life and property and enforcing laws and ordinances in Columbus, Nebraska. Will work a variety of shifts and some weekends. This is a Civil Service position and requires a competitive examination which will take place 9 a.m. Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Columbus Police Station, 2330 14 St, Columbus, Nebraska. The physical agility test will be on the same day as testing. A Civil Service interview for higher scoring candidates will take place on a later date to be determined. Bring DD214 for Veteran Credit.

    Obtain applications from Tammy Orender, Human Resource Director at the City Building 2424 14 St, Columbus, Nebraska, 68601 or email her at tammy.orender@columbusne.us. Applications are also available online at www.columbusne.us

    Please return applications to Tammy Orender no later than November 18, 2021. Learn more about the Columbus Police Department at www.police.columbusne.us. It is one of the most professional departments in out-state Nebraska. Pay Range is $23.58 – 33.06 per hour with opportunity for overtime.

    Tammy Orender
    Human Resources Director

    Posted Oct. 18, 2021
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  • Computer Technician (2 Positions), Grand Island

    Computer Technician (2 Positions)
    Finance Department

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Computer Technician positions. The Computer Technician position performs semi-skilled and skilled technical work in the maintenance, installation, repair, networking, training and technical support for Servers, PCs, network infrastructure and peripherals. Equivalent to an Associate’s Degree with major coursework in Computer Science or a related field, supplemented by specialized training with technology, networks and software. Minimum two years of hands on experiences with information technology systems. Two years of responsible experience in working with network technologies, as well as a variety of associated software and hardware peripherals for the network. Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle for traveling to various remote locations throughout the workday. Also, must be able to be insured by the City’s insurance carrier.

    Salary range: $25.51-$36.63 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. 15, 2021
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  • Human Resources Coordinator/Administrative Assistant, Gothenburg

    The City of Gothenburg seeks qualified candidates for full-time position of Human Resources Coordinator/Administrative Assistant. The position will work directly with the City Clerk and City Administrator, supporting all aspects of the city operations. The ideal candidate will be a team-oriented person with excellent writing, communication, and human resource 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. Experience in Human Resources, Grant Writing, Customer Service, Social Media and Administrative duties is a plus.

    Desirable candidates will possess at least a High School diploma plus 2 years of experience in related work. A college degree is a plus.

    Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a resume to Gary Greer, City Administrator, via e-mail to ggreer@cityofgothenburg.org.
    Salary will be based on qualifications. The position is open until filled.

    Posted Oct. 15, 2021
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  • Firefighter/Paramedic, Grand Island

    The City of Grand Island is accepting applications for candidates who are interested in testing for Firefighter/Paramedic. Testing is tentatively scheduled for Friday, December 3, 2021. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED (must be from an accredited institution). The following documents must be included with application: high school diploma or GED, birth certificate, current State of Nebraska Paramedic license, National Paramedic certification and military discharge from, if applicable. Employees must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurability as determined by the City’s insurance carrier. Salary range: $18.77-$26.51 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 must be submitted by 3 p.m. on Nov. 12, 2021. EOE/AAE including disability/vets

    Posted Oct. 11, 2021
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  • Accountant, Grand Island

    The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for an Accountant. This position performs general professional accounting work and a variety of other technical relative to financial reporting for the assigned City funds. Three years of increasingly responsible professional accounting experience, preferably municipal accounting experience including supervisory responsibility. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, or a closely related field. Employee must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurability as determined by the City’s insurance carrier. Salary range: $58, 796.61-$85,478.85 annually 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. 11, 2021
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  • Full-Time Fire Apparatus Engineer/EMT, Alliance

    The City of Alliance, Ne (8,500) – Now accepting applications for a Full-Time Fire Apparatus Engineer/EMT to join the team at the Alliance Fire Department. The selected candidate will work rotating shifts to provide 24-hour coverage to the community and perform firefighting activities, operate fire apparatus and related equipment; Perform medical emergency aid; Receive and relay fire calls, and operate radio and other communication equipment. Salary range: $16.23-$20.95 per hour DOQ plus full time benefits package. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age; US citizen; Possess valid State Driver’s License or able to obtain upon hire; No felony convictions; Read and write English language; Possess NREMT Basic EMT certificate or higher and/or Nebraska EMT License; Ability to complete Advanced EMT within one year of hire; Successfully pass testing including Firefighter exam, background check, and physical fitness test. To apply, please submit your application, resume, letter of interest, EMT certification/license and Nebraska Firefighter I certificate (if any), diploma or GED, copy of Driver’s License, and proof of citizenship (SS Card or Birth Certificate) to: City of Alliance – PO Box D – Alliance NE 69301. Complete information and instructions on applying can be found at our website: www.cityofalliance.net Applications due 11/24/2021. EOE.

    Posted Oct. 8, 2021
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  • Washington, Iowa, population 7,266 is seeking a City Administrator to serve this thriving community located in eastern Iowa, just 30 minutes southwest of Iowa City.
    To learn more about Washington and see the position profile, visit their website at https://www.washingtoniowa.gov.

    Cover letter, resume, salary history, and 5 professional references should be sent to:
    Elizabeth Hansen, Midwest Municipal Consulting LLC, ehansen.mmc@gmail.com, 515-391-9816
    Applications are due no later than noon CST on November 5, 2021.

    Posted Oct. 8, 2021
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  • Village Attorney, Bennet

    VILLAGE ATTORNEY
    The Village of Bennet, Nebraska (“Bennet”) invites qualified individuals or firms to submit a proposal for the provision of professional services to serve as Village Attorney for the Village of Bennet. Bennet is in Lancaster County approximately 10 miles southeast of Lincoln. The 2020 Census places Bennet’s population at 1,082, and therefore will be transitioning its government from Village to City of the Second Class. The RFP can be found at: https://cityofbennet.com/announcements

    Posted Oct. 7, 2021
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  • City Administrator, Pender

    City Administrator

    The Village of Pender, NE., 2019 population 1,204, seeks an experienced and energetic professional to serve as its City Administrator and lead it into a dynamic future. Pender is located in northeast Nebraska, 90 miles from Omaha and 39 miles from Sioux City, IA.

    The City Administrator will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Village of Pender, and must have a good working knowledge and understanding of federal, state and local laws, as well as budgets and financing relating to municipal government. Must be of high character, with a strong work ethic, and good decision-making skills. The candidate must also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to build strong relationships within the Pender community and with other city, county, state and federal officials. Experience in securing and administering grant funding and knowledge of tax increment financing is highly desirable.

    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience of administrative, management or supervisory experience, preferably in a municipal or county government setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field is required. MPA preferred.

    Competitive salary is negotiable and dependent on qualifications.

    Interested candidates must submit a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Matt Torczon, Village Board Chairman, at Village of Pender, P. O. Box 549, Pender, NE. 68047, or by email to pendervillage@abbnebraska.com no later than November 1, 2021.

    Village of Pender
    EOE

    Posted Oct. 7, 2021
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  • Humboldt, Iowa, population 4,792 is seeking a high-quality candidate with strong, energetic, and visionary leadership skills to serve as their next City Administrator. To learn more about Humboldt, the position job description and profile, visit their website at https://www.cityofhumboldt.org/.

    Cover letter, resume, salary history, and 5 professional references should be sent to:
    Elizabeth Hansen, Midwest Municipal Consulting LLC
    ehansen.mmc@gmail.com
    515-391-9816
    Due no later than noon CST on October 8, 2021.

  • RFP Zoning Code & Subdivision Regulation Update, Bennet

    RFP ZONING CODE & SUBDIVISION REGULATION UPDATE
    The Village of Bennet, Nebraska (“Bennet”) invites qualified firms to submit a proposal for the provision of professional services to update the Bennet Zoning Code and the Bennet Subdivision Regulations to conform to the latest Comprehensive Plan, to meet current conditions, and to address the changing status of Bennet from a village to a city of the second class under Nebraska statutes. The RFP can be found at: https://cityofbennet.com/announcements

    Posted Oct. 7, 2021
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  • City Clerk, York

    City of York – City Clerk
    The City of York is accepting applications for the position of city clerk. This position shall perform the requirements as provided by state statutes and city ordinances. The city clerk is responsible for the management of recordkeeping, collection, and depositing of the city funds, licensing, attendance at municipal meetings to include keeping a journal of proceedings, as well as related follow-up work. The work is performed under the general direction of the city administrator with the employee exercising considerable independent judgment in the planning and execution of duties.
    The successful applicant should have general knowledge of state statutory requirements for first class cities, ability to maintain confidentiality, good organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and proficient with Microsoft Office suite products.
    Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. An associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in public or business administration or related field is preferred.
    Experience: Knowledge of city clerk duties at a level acquired through other government work such as city, county or state or related fields of at least 5 years’ experience with the ability to obtain Municipal Clerk certification.
    The City of York provides a competitive hourly wage based upon experience and qualifications, as well as an excellent benefit package. Applicant must be 18 years of age and authorized to work in the United States. To apply, send application and resume via e-mail to dpfeifer@cityofyork.net or mail to Denise Pfeifer, HR Director, 100 E. 4th Street, York NE 68467. Application can be obtained at www.cityofyork.net or picked up at the City Offices.
    Application Deadline: October 20, 2021
    City of York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Posted Oct. 7, 2021
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  • Grants Administrator

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Grants Administrator position. This is professional grant management work identifying, submitting, overseeing and evaluating grant programs and projects for the City. Below is the experience and/or training required for this position:

    • Experience in grant writing or project coordination/management or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the desirable knowledge, abilities, and skills.

    • Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting or related field.

    Employees must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain insurability as determined by the City’s insurance carrier. Salary range: $28.27-$41.10 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 Sept. 30, 2021
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  • Community Service Officer

    Deadline: Thursday, October 21, 2021 – Enforce special infractions of municipal ordinances, support Police Officers with calls for service, provide traffic control and
    perform public service tasks. Work varies somewhat, within prescribed standards and procedures. Must have high school diploma or GED, computer skills, and a
    valid Nebraska Driver’s License. Must possess good character as determined by thorough background investigation. Hours may vary to include weekends. Hourly
    pay $18.42. Application and details available at www.cityofkearney.org. The City of Kearney is an EOE.

    Posted Oct. 7, 2021
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  • City Planner, Hastings

    City Planner. Perform complex planning and design, both short-and long-range planning, the development of recommendations on planning and zoning issues, and assist with grant activities for related planning and zoning studies and projects including current and comprehensive planning, zoning and subdivision ordinances and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) compliance. Provide calculations, maps, records and other data pertaining to planning, zoning and development to the Commission and the agencies within the Commission’s jurisdiction; plan coordinate, and lead small scale planning projects, public participation and research projects.
    Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in planning, or in one of the related social or engineering sciences. Some planning experience is required with the Bachelor’s degree. OR a Master’s degree in city, regional, or urban planning in absence of experience is acceptable. AICP certification is desirable. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
    40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, day hours. $29.63 - $41.80 per hour with excellent benefits.

    Deadline to apply:
    5:00 pm CST, Nov. 4, 2021

    Application and additional information available at:
    www.cityofhastings.org/CityPlanner

    Posted Oct. 7, 2021
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  • City Administrator - Wakefield

    The City Administrator will be responsible for the overall coordination of activities among the government departments. Strong skills in financial management, strategic planning, human resource management, public relations, team building, written and verbal communication, policy development, organization, and multitasking are essential. A bachelor's degree in public administration or related field or a minimum of four years of municipal government experience as a city administrator or similar
    executive-level position is preferred. The position of City Administrator is a full-time, exempt position that includes employee benefits. Salary is negotiable and based on qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, three verifiable references, salary history, and other supporting documentation addressed to Mayor Paul Eaton, City of Wakefield, 407 Main Street, Wakefield, NE 68784. Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The position remains open until filled.
    Go to Employment Opportunities – Wakefield (wakefieldne.com) for a full job description.

    Posted Oct. 4, 2021
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  • Deadline: Thursday, October 28, 2021 – Park & Rec – Manage the City’s Tennis Center and coordinate, implement, supervise, teach and evaluate tennis and other
    racquet sport programs, leagues and special events for persons of all ages in the community. High school diploma/GED with one-year experience playing and
    instructing tennis with the ability to coordinate programs. Prefer facility management experience and/or Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Sports Administration, Leisure Services or closely related field. Strong computer skills and a valid drivers license required. Must obtain First Aid / CPR
    certification within first three months of employment. Hourly pay range $20.31 - $28.57 DOQ.
    Application available at www.cityofkearney.org. The City of Kearney is an EOE.

    Posted Oct. 4, 2021
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  • Chief of Police

    The City of Marysville, Kansas seeks a dedicated and energetic professional to serve as the next Chief of Police of the City of Marysville Police Department.
    The Marysville Police Department operates with eight (8) full-time certified police officers and 1 full-time administrative assistant/court clerk. The adopted 2022 budget for the police department is $714,700. Marysville is a growing community of 3,447, located at the intersection of Highway 36 and 77. Marysville is an hour north of Manhattan and an hour and a half south of Lincoln, NE.
    The Chief of Police is hired by the City Administrator. The City of Marysville is a Mayor-Council-Administrator form of government with eight council members from four wards and a mayor elected at-large. The Chief of Police is an exempt position reporting to the city administrator.
    Ideal Candidate
    The ideal candidate will have proven law enforcement experience in both the field and supervisory/management areas. Honesty and ethical application of law enforcement methods and service is required. The Chief of Police is expected to provide a proactive and engaging leadership style that seeks continuous improvement and community engagement. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for a small community and the challenges and benefits associated with law enforcement in a small community. Residency within the city limits of Marysville is required within six (6) months of employment and must be maintained.
    The ideal candidate will be a patient and experienced leader, willing to train and develop a relatively young workforce.
    The Chief will need to be accessible to the public and eager to collaborate and partner with other agencies. The Chief will be active within the community and will frequently interact with various groups and businesses within the community. The Chief is expected to have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be willing to communicate with staff and the community in an open and experienced manner.
    Job Requirements
    Experience: three or more years of law enforcement experience, with progressive supervisory law enforcement experience. Other relevant work experience may be considered.
    Certification: State of Kansas certification as a Police Officer or ability to attain such certification within one year of appointment. Annual in-service training is required to maintain certification.
    Education: A four-year college degree from an accredited United State college or university is required. Master’s degree preferred.
    Driver’s License: Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Kansas or eligible to obtain one within six months of appointment.
    Residency: Must reside within the limits of the City of Marysville within six (6) months of starting employment date to provide adequate on-call and/or emergency support.
    Background: Successfully complete a personal, financial, employment, academic and criminal background check.
    Salary and Benefits
    The starting salary is negotiable, based on qualifications. The position is Exempt by FLSA. In addition to salary, the City of Marysville offers a competitive benefits package, including up to 100% paid for single health care and 85% family health care and dental, as well as life insurance. This position participates in Kansas Public Employees Retirement System.
    Please review entire job description on www.cityofmarysvilleks.com.

    Submit a cover letter and resume to:

    City of Marysville
    Attn: City Administrator
    209 N 8th Street
    Marysville, KS 66508

    Open until filled. First review November 1, 2021.

    Posted Oct. 1, 2021
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  • HIRING RANGE DOQ: $26.94 - $29.36 hourly
    DEADLINE FOR FILING: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
    THE POSITION
    Perform detailed analysis and examination of construction documents and determine compliance with specific building codes and standards. Issue appropriate permits and assist professionals and the general public with issues related to building construction.
    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
    Graduation from high school or GED certification with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in one or more of the following areas: building design (including interpreting building codes), construction or inspection, municipal code enforcement, and/or plan review; or any such combination of education, experience, and training as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.
    Two (2) years of college or university study with major course work in architecture or engineering is desirable.
    Certification in the International Building Code by the International Code Council preferred.
    APPLICATION AND SELECTION
    Apply online at www.siouxfalls.org/careers. Most qualified will be invited for testing. If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact, 72 hours prior to closing date, 605-367-8740 or recruiter@siouxfalls.org.
    The City of Sioux Falls is a tobacco-free work environment.
    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
    The City of Sioux Falls does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed,
    ancestry, pregnancy, age, genetic information, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

    Posted Sept. 30, 2021
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  • City Administrator

    CITY OF FULLERTON
    903 Broadway PO Box 670
    Fullerton, NE 68638
    308-536-2428

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

    CITY ADMINISTRATOR

    The City of Fullerton, Nebraska is seeking a forward thinking candidate with strong leadership skills to serve as their next City Administrator. Fullerton is located at the confluence of the Loup and Cedar Rivers half way between Columbus and Grand Island. The annual operating budget is around $3+ million and has a population of 1300 residents. Fullerton has a Mayor/Council form of government and has 7 full time employees and up to 25 part time and seasonal employees. Application forms and Job Description can be found on the City website at www.fullerton-ne.com/Images/Employ_App_Form_Fill.pdf and www.fullerton-ne.com/Images/JobDescription_City_Administrator.pdf.
    Qualified candidates should possess a bachelors degree from an accredited university preferably in public management, business or other related field. At least 2 years experience in a progressively responsible professional management position is preferable. Ideal candidates must have a strong work ethic, decision making skills, written and oral communication techniques and accounting proficiency. Experience in grant obtainment and tax increment financing is desired.
    Salary is negotiable and dependent upon qualifications.
    Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, 3 years salary history and completed application form to Mayor Pat Larsen at Plarsen93@gmail.com or Fullerton City Hall 903 Broadway – PO Box 670, Fullerton, NE 68638. Applications should be returned to Fullerton City Hall by Oct. 12, 2021.

    Posted Sept. 27, 2021
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  • Water Operator

    The City of Papillion, Nebraska seeks to hire 3 full time Water Operator I and 1 Water Operator II
    Job information: Under general supervision, performs various semi-skilled manual labor in the maintenance of the City’s water distribution systems, the water treatment plant, and other related elements to ensure clean water for all customers in the water district. An incumbent will be required to perform duties on an on-call basis, as needed. This is the entry level class in the Water Operator series. These hourly wage positions starting for Water Operator I at $21.74 and Water Operator II at $23.54. A full description of Essential Functions, Knowledge, Experience, Ability and Physical Demands are listed on city web page.
    How to Apply: Interested applicants should apply online on the City of Papillion’s website page at www.papillion.org under Human Resources, Applicant Portal. Positions open until filled. EOE

    Posted Sept. 29, 2021
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  • Director of Public Safety (Police, Fire & Rescue) aka Police Chief

    The City of Augusta, Kansas is seeking it’s next Director of Public Safety (Police, Fire & Rescue) aka Police Chief. The ideal candidate can build partnerships with the community to solve problems and build upon a family-friendly atmosphere. Salary is commensurate with experience up to $92k annually with KP&F retirement PLUS 457 plan. Full Benefits are available including bundled Medical, Dental, Vision and Pharmacy at only $27.05 per pay period for single, up to $81.00 family! Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, fire science, business administration, public administration or related fields; and ten years’ experience in law enforcement, with five years progressively increasing administrative responsibility for a recognized Fire, Police, or Public Safety Department. Must be certified law enforcement officer in the State of Kansas/able to obtain certification within six months of hire from the KLETC. Must reside within the City of Augusta, KS within nine months of start date. How to Apply: CLICK HERE or go to www.augustagov.org and look under WORK FOR AUGUSTA Position open until filled. Application review begins Sept. 24th!

    Posted Sept. 21, 2021
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  • Aviation Service Technician, Senior

    Deadline: Thursday, September 30, 2021 – Provide customer service and ground support to arriving and departing aircraft at the Kearney Regional Airport. Assist
    with basic crew oversight, airport grounds maintenance and snow removal. High school diploma/GED. Must be able to obtain employer provided Aviation Fuel
    Handling training within first week of employment and employer provided 14 CFR Part 139 Fire Training Certificate within first month. Basic aviation knowledge with
    prior customer service experience preferred. Possession of a valid Nebraska driver’s license. $18.42 - $25.94 per hour DOQ.
    Application and details available at www.cityofkearney.org. The City of Kearney is an EOE.

    Posted Sept. 24, 2021
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  • City Attorney, Grand Island

    Located in Hall County and the fourth largest City in Nebraska, the City of Grand Island is a growing and vibrant community of approximately 50,000 residents.

    The City of Grand Island is a First-Class City. The City operates under a Mayor-Council form of government. A 10-member Council is comprised of two representatives from each of five voting wards. The Mayor is the Chief Executive officer of the City and is elected by the citizens at-large for a four-year term. The City Administrator serves as the Chief Administrative officer of the City and is charged with the day-to-day responsibilities of the City. The City is supported by a FY 2021-22 budget of approximately $260 million and 570 employees.

    The City Attorney plans, directs, and participates in the provision of complex professional legal services to the Mayor, City Council, City Administrator, City departments and various boards and commissions. The City Attorney performs administrative work in directing the legal activities of the City; provide policy, technical and administrative support. This position is considered a statutory officer of the City of Grand Island and is appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The City Attorney shall hold office until the end of the Mayor’s term.

    A Juris Doctorate from an accredited school of law is required. The successful candidate will be admitted as a licensed attorney in Nebraska, but not necessarily be a current resident of the state at the time of hire. The ideal candidate will have a background that includes experience as a municipal law attorney including trial. In addition, the preferred candidate will possess exceptional skills in negotiation, written and oral communications, and development of legal documents. The City of Grand Island requires that the selected individual be a resident of the City of Grand Island.

    The salary range is $111,224 to $154,101, based on experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. The city also offers an excellent benefit package.

    Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at: https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/3053. This position is open until filled; first review of resumes occurs on October 25, 2021. For more information, please contact Patty Heminover at Patty.Heminover@bakertilly.com or at 651-968-7841.

    Grand Island, NE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Sept. 24, 2021
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  • Development Director

    The City of Brandon South Dakota is accepting applications for the newly approved position of Development Director. In this position you will manage all operations and staff in the Planning and Zoning and Business Development departments including Administration and Operations, Planning & Zoning and Community Development. Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in economic and community development, public administration or a related field, and five (5) years of progressively responsible supervisory and community development experience, and a thorough knowledge of community development, economic development and municipal planning principles. Follow this link for a full description and access to our on-line application https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/job/653530?source=Municipal League This position will remain posted and accepting applications until Oct. 1, 2021.

    Posted Sept. 21, 2021
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  • For Sale: Christmas Light Decorations

    For Sale: Christmas Light Decorations-16 Trees, 5’ high & 19 Wreaths, 4’ high, as is. Some decorations work completely & some have a few bulb sockets that don’t work at all. Bids accepted for all decorations or per decoration. Bids due: November 8, 2021 at 12:00 noon. City of Pawnee City, call 402-852-2781, or email pcityhall@pcityhall.org for more information.

    Posted Sept. 20, 2021
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  • Utilities Assistant

    Full-time person to perform duties in the operation and maintenance of the streets, sewer and water system, storm drainage, parks, city equipment, public buildings, and other tasks as assigned for the City of Yutan, an EOE employer. Candidate must be in good physical condition and possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with a clean driving record. Must be able to obtain state certification as a Grade 4 Water Operator and Grade 1 Lagoon Wastewater Operator. Competitive pay based on experience and qualifications. Job description and applications are available at the City of Yutan’s office: 112 Vine Street, Yutan, NE 68073. (402) 625-2112 or the City’s website at https://www.cityofyutan.com/.

    Inquiries and resumes may be sent to:
    Cole Bockelmann
    City Administrator
    P.O. Box 215
    Yutan, NE 68073
    cbockelmann@cityofyutan.com

    Applications will be accepted until position is filled, with the first review of applications on Oct. 4, 2021.

    Posted Sept. 20, 2021
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  • Lindsborg, Kansas (3,800)
    City Administrator
    The Central Kansas community of Lindsborg has a cultural, social, and economic vitality unmatched by few other rural communities.

    Lindsborg’s population grew by nine percent over the last decade according to the 2020 census. The community is expected sustain its momentum with more than 2,000 high-paying jobs forecast in the region.
    The governing body consists of a Mayor and eight Council members who serve staggered, four-year terms. The current Administrator is retiring after serving for 24 years. With a general fund budget of $3.2 million and utility revenues of $5 million, the City has 34 full-time employees. Compensation is competitive with the low range of the salary scale at $115,000.
    See Recruitment Profile at https://www.lindsborgcity.org/city-administrator-responsibilities
    Qualified persons should submit a cover letter highlighting published qualifications and resume in one integrated Word or PDF file to Beth Tatarko, Recruitment Advisor, etatarko@austinpeters.com by October 5, 2021. For more information, call (970) 266-8724.

    Posted Sept. 14, 2021
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  • Utility Superintendent

    The Village of Coleridge is accepting applications for a full-time Utility Superintendent.
    The position is responsible for all village maintenance, including but not limited to: snow removal, water quality testing, maintenance of village water well/water tower system, maintenance of water main, water shit-offs, water meters, maintenance of village sewer system, street maintenance, maintenance and grounds keeping at the parks, maintenance of village tree dump, maintenance and upkeep of village equipment and vehicles and all utility locates.
    Qualifications include: Possession of or ability to obtain a Nebraska Class II Wastewater Certificate and Grande IV Water Operator's Certificate. Benefit package includes: monthly health insurance stipend, 2 percent 401 match, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. Experience preferred.

    Applications are available at:
    Village Clerk's Office
    111 S. Main St.
    PO Box 276
    Coleridge, NE 68727
    402-283-4464

    Resumes may be emailed to villageofcoleridge@gmail.com.
    Please insert UTILITY SUPERINTENDENT in the subject line.

    Posted Sept. 15, 2021
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  • City Manager

    City Manager. Ogallala, NE (4,737). Salary: $86.5K - $129.8K DOQ. 5-member council. Performs high-level administrative, technical & professional work in directing and supervising the administration of city government & works under the broad policy guidance of the City Council. Complete job description may be viewed at www.ogallala-ne.gov. Resume with cover letter may be submitted to: Jane Skinner, City Clerk, at 411 East 2nd Street, Ogallala, NE, 69153; or electronically at citymanagerapplications@ogallala-ne.gov The position will remain open until filled.

    Posted Aug. 27, 2021
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  • Police Officer

    Nebraska Certified Officers - $5000 Sign on Bonus. Keep your current hourly rate of pay comparable to Columbus. Your vacation, sick and comp hours will carry over and you would accrue new hours at beginning of accrual as a new employee.

    The City of Columbus has a current job opening and is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer with Civil Service testing taking place on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be of good moral character, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, so they will be eligible to attend the Nebraska Law Enforcement Academy. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass Civil Service Requirements. All probationary officers must satisfactorily qualify for and complete a course at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center as required by Nebraska Statute. The sign on bonus would be paid half at time of hire and the other half after completion of satisfactory probation and FTO Training.

    Responsible for patrol and investigation work in protecting life and property and enforcing laws and ordinances in Columbus, Nebraska. Will work a variety of shifts and some weekends. This is a Civil Service position and requires a competitive examination which will take place 9 a.m. Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Columbus Police Station, 2330 14 St, Columbus, Nebraska. The physical agility test will be on the same day as testing. A Civil Service interview for higher scoring candidates will take place on October 20, 2021. Bring DD214 for Veteran Credit.

    Obtain applications from Tammy Orender, Human Resource Director at the City Building 2424 14 St, Columbus, Nebraska, 68601 or email her at tammy.orender@columbusne.us. Applications are also available online at www.columbusne.us

    Please return applications to Tammy Orender no later than October 10, 2021. Learn more about the Columbus Police Department at www.police.columbusne.us. It is one of the most professional departments in out-state Nebraska. Pay Range is $22.05 – 30.77 per hour with opportunity for overtime and potential pay range increase effective October 1, 2021.

    Posted Sept. 13, 2021
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  • Utility Superintendent

    The City of Newman Grove is accepting applications for a full time Utility Superintendent.
    The position is responsible for all city maintenance, including but not limited to: snow removal, water quality testing, maintenance of city water well/water tower system, maintenance of water main, water shut-offs, water meters, maintenance of city sewer system, coordinating with city engineer and city council for street maintenance, maintenance and grounds keeping at city park, city pool, city golf course, routine testing/maintenance of emergency/tornado siren, maintenance of city tree dump, maintenance and upkeep of city equipment and vehicles, and all utility locates. Qualifications include: possession of or ability to obtain a Nebraska Class L Wastewater Certificate and Grade IV Water Operator’s Certificate. Benefit package includes health, dental, vision, retirement, paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave. Experienced preferred.
    Applications are available at the City Clerk’s office, 606 Hale Avenue, Newman Grove, NE 68758 and must be returned by September 22, 2021. Please contact Jarod Adams at (402) 630-1741 for additional information.

    Posted Sept. 13, 2021
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  • City Administrator

    Woodbine, Iowa, population 1,459 is seeking their next City Administrator. Woodbine is a thriving MainStreet Community located in western Iowa, just 50 minutes north of Council Bluffs, IA. 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. The annual operating budget is approximately $1.5 Million. To learn more about Woodbine and the position profile, visit their website at https://www.woodbineia.com.
    Cover letter, resume, salary history, and 5 professional references should be sent to:
    Elizabeth Hansen, Midwest Municipal Consulting LLC
    ehansen.mmc@gmail.com
    515-391-9816
    Due no later than noon CST on October 15, 2021.

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  • Leavenworth County Economic Development Administrator Recruitment

    The Leavenworth County Kansas Economic Development Administrator, under the general direction of the County Administrator, will plan, manage and oversee the activities and operations relative to economic development initiatives, programs and projects designed to promote community vitality and encourage efforts to expand the local economy. Act as the County liaison for coordination with other economic development entities and the municipalities within the County. Prepares and presents analysis of all County economic development projects and administers the County comprehensive economic development policy. Coordinates assigned other activities with various departments and outside agencies and provides responsible, timely and complex support to the County Administrator.
    Qualifications
    • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, planning, economics or a related field. Master’s degree would be preferred.
    • At least 10 years of progressively responsible economic development experience including demonstrations of program start-up, autonomy and cooperative efforts.
    • The designation of CEcD from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) or Economic Development Institute (EDI) to demonstrate commitment and mastery to the field of Economic Development (preferred).
    Submit an electronic cover letter, resume and references by Tuesday October 12th, 2021, 8:00 AM Central Time to mloughry@leavenworthcounty.gov.
    Salary is dependent upon qualifications.
    Please email with any questions. View the full job description here: https://www.leavenworthcounty.gov/information/job_openings/index.php

    Posted Sept. 10, 2021
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  • Chief Building Official

    Supervises all aspects of the Building division including, both residential and commercial building plan reviews, inspections and building permit application services. The Chief Building Official works with a high level of discretion, technical independence and minimal guidance while making decisions to assure public health, welfare and safety. Performs and supervises skilled inspections of building construction and repair work to assure compliance with building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and zoning ordinances and codes.
    Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferably in engineering, architecture or the physical sciences; plus, four years of experience with inspecting and reviewing commercial civil engineered permits.
    Special Requirements: Certification as a Building Inspector by the International Code Council. Certification as a Building Official by ICC within one year of employment. Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid Nebraska driver’s license.
    40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, day hours. $29.83 - $42.71 per hour with excellent benefits.

    Deadline to apply:
    5:00 pm CST, September 27, 2021

    Application and additional information available at:
    www.cityofhastings.org/CBO
    EOE/M/F/D
    Veteran’s Preference Applies
    Drug & Alcohol-Free Workplace
    E-Verify Participant

    Posted Sept. 3, 2021
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  • Power Plant Production Manager

    The Auburn BPW (www.Auburnbpw.com) is looking to hire a Power Plant Production Manager. This position will be Responsible for the Operation, Maintenance and Repairs of the Auburn BPW Diesel/Gas Generation Plant and Substation Equipment. Duties will include repairs maintenance, operation, monitoring and control of the Power Plant Generation Equipment, Monitoring of the Electrical Distribution and SCADA systems.
    For a full job description please contact Auburn Board of Public Works 1600 O Street Auburn NE 68305, email dhunter@auburnbpw.com or call 402 274 4981.
    Interested applicants can send Resume to the above address, Attention General Manager, or email. Position Open until filled.

    Posted Sept. 3, 2021
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  • The City of Brookings, SD requests Owner Representation Services proposals to manage the process of evaluating options and overseeing the implementation of a solution that will address the long-term facility needs of the Brookings Police Department.
    The initial goal is to compare renovating their existing facility with designing and constructing a new facility. A renovation project would likely include replacing or upgrading the elevator, roofing, technology, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, technology and fire protection systems along with modifications to the internal layout to improve operational efficiencies.
    For additional details please go to www.cityofbrookings-sd.gov/bids.aspx?bidID=387

    Posted Sept. 3, 2021
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  • Public Works Director

    The City of Papillion, Nebraska seeks to hire a full time Public Works Director for our Public Works Department.

    Job information: The Public Works Director is responsible for the daily operations of the Public Works department through the development, coordination, direction and administration of maintenance, repair and operational activities for all functions relating to public works. The Public Works Director will be required to perform duties on an on-call basis, as needed; however, work generally takes place from a state of the art Public Works facility built in 2015. Under the general supervision of the City Administrator, the duties of this position are carried out with wide latitude, judgement, and discretion. This position is salaried/exempt with a starting salary range of $81,915 - $112,294 DOQ. Your opportunity to enroll yourself and your family in our excellent benefits package starts on Day One of full time employment.

    Our City: Papillion is a rapidly growing community located in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan area. Papillion is the economic engine of the fastest growing county in Nebraska. Papillion has become well known nationally as a great place to live, work and play. At the heart of what makes Papillion such an attractive community is our City’s mission to ensure a high quality of life for our residents. Our community’s success is your opportunity!

    How to Apply: Interested applicants should apply online on the City of Papillion’s website page at www.papillion.org under Human Resources, Applicant Portal. Position open until filled. EOE

    Posted Sept. 1, 2021
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  • City Manager

    Garnett, Kansas (pop. 3,262; $14.9 million budget; 53 employees), a growing family-oriented community located about an hour southwest of Kansas City, is seeking a city manager. Garnett is an independent, full service community with electric, gas, water, sewer, and solid waste utilities. The city also has an established Parks & Recreation Department, Housing Authority, Public Library and Municipal Airport. For more information see the Community Profile.

    The City Manager reports to a progressive three-member Commission, oversees all departments and manages the day-to-day operations of the city. The city operates its own electric generating and distribution system and provides water/wastewater utilities. The City Manager is responsible for preparing the city budget, attending commission meetings, management of personnel, policy development, coordination of strategic planning and keeping the commission informed on all city matters.

    The ideal applicant will have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field, Master’s Degree, preferred and at least five years of management experience. With a history of sound decision-making ability, outstanding administrative and budgetary skills and experience facilitating economic development and fostering growth. Candidates must also display excellent leadership and personnel skills. The background of a successful candidate should demonstrate a strong work ethic, municipal finance experience, municipal utilities, and remarkable public relations skills. This community-focused leader will promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government and positive intergovernmental relations.

    Competitive benefits; Salary $78,000 - $90,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Garnett@lkm.org. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Application review will begin September 30. EOE.

    Posted Sept. 1, 2021
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  • Management Analyst/Senior Management Analyst

    Management Partners is seeking candidates for Management Analyst/Senior Management Analyst.
    Management Partners is a professional management consulting firm that helps local governments increase their effectiveness by analyzing operations and recommending improvements. As a company we value diversity, intelligence, curiosity, and initiative. And a sense of humor! Founded in 1994, our staff includes managers with practical experience in public service in a variety of program areas. We understand how to bring excellence to public service, and we are sensitive to the political context in which public services are provided. Our clients include cities, counties, and special districts of all sizes across the United States.
    Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
    Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, or a related field, with a master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. Experience with local government is a plus. Must be energetic, adaptable, have good writing, analytical, and computer skills, and be willing to travel to serve clients and support projects. Salary DOQ. EOE/AA.
    The position is open until filled and candidates should apply immediately.
    Questions can be directed to Jennifer Tonnis at jtonnis@managementpartners.com or 408-437-5400. https://managementpartners.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0sfd4?source=MP

    Posted Sept. 1, 2021
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  • City Manager

    Job: City Manager
    • Where: Emporia, KS
    • Salary: $150-$170K plus competitive benefit package
    • Population: 24,868
    • Form of Government: Commission /Manager
    Education and Experience: Must possess a Bachelors’ Degree in public administration, business administration, public policy, planning, finance, or related field. Master’s in Public Administration is preferred.
    Have 4 to 5 years progressively responsible experience and a record of achievement as a City Manager/Administrator or Assistant City Manager/Administrator or comparable department head in a full-service, quality-oriented community.
    Have demonstrated outstanding financial management and budgeting skills. Have experience in infrastructure financing and the development of priorities for capital improvement programming, including expertise in financing options for long-term project.
    Salary Range: $150-$170K, depending upon applicable experience. A negotiated employment contract will be offered upon selection, including a full range of benefits.
    Apply: Interested candidates may apply by submitting a (digital only) resume and cover letter to
    Attention: Jim Witt, Special Projects Coordinator
    City of Emporia, KS
    jwitt@emporia-kansas.gov
    Full Job Announcement Link: https://www.ransonfinancial.com/2021/08/05/city-manager-emporia-ks-due-september-10-2021-noon/
    Deadline: Resumes accepted until 12:00, noon (CST), September 10, 2021. The Governing Body currently expects to conduct final interviews during the latter part of September.

    Posted Aug. 6, 2021
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  • Police Officer

    The City of Sidney Police Department is seeking dedicated and professional individuals, with compassion and a willingness to work with citizens to maintain a healthy and safe community. Non-certified applicants starting hourly pay is $20.24/hour and certified applicants starting pay is negotiable within established pay range. Sign on bonus is available for current NE certified officers or officers eligible for reciprocity process following satisfactory completion of probationary period. Successful applicant must complete an FTO program and one year probationary period. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, Nebraska Police Retirement and paid holidays. Application deadline is September 24, 2021 and testing for this position will be October 20, 2021. To apply please go to www.cityofsidney.org or contact the HR department at cityhr@cityofsidney.org .

    Posted Aug. 20, 2021
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  • Technology Director

    The City of South Sioux City, NE will accept applications for a full-time Technology Director until filled. The Technology Director supervises, directs, coordinates and assists in all aspects of the maintenance of the Fiber Optics/IT Department. An application form and job description can be obtained at www.southsiouxcity.org, the City Clerk’s Office or by calling 402-494-7504. Submit cover letter, resume and City application form to: HR, City of South Sioux City, 1615 1st Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776. Successful candidate must meet residency requirements. The City of South Sioux City, NE is an EOE.

    Posted Aug. 20, 2021
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