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  • Certified Police Officer - $15,000 Bonus

    The City of Alliance is looking to hire a Certified Police Officer. The job deadline has been extended to July 29, 2019. 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.

    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.
    Contact Officer Vera Chavez for department specific questions at 308-762-4955.

    To be considered for the position, applicants must turn in a completed application, cover letter, a copy of certifications. Civil Service exam and interviews TBD.

    First Review: June 13, 2019.

    About the 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.
    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.

  • City of Atkinson is seeking an Economic Development Director. This is a full-time position under the direction of the Mayor and City Council and focuses on business recruitment, retention, expansion, and the creation of jobs while preserving the quality of life in Atkinson and the surrounding area. The candidate should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to make public presentations, write grants, and focus on multiple projects at the same time. The position also includes administering the website, social media, marketing of the community, and working with the Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce in the position of secretary/treasurer. Strong leadership, finance, economic development, and public relations skills are necessary for this position. The City offers very competitive benefits with a starting salary commensurate upon experience. A full job description is available at the Atkinson City Office, 104 S. Main St., Atkinson, NE 68713 or email louann.tooker@atkinsonne.com. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with a City application to follow. Atkinson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position will remain open until filled.

    Posted June 19, 2019
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  • BUILDING DEPARTMENT
    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Building Inspector position. This position performs a variety of building inspection duties at various stages of construction, alteration and development. Two years of experience performing building inspections or in the building construction field. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in the building trades or a related field. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid Nebraska driver’s license. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, certification in building inspection after one year of employment. Working hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Salary range: $22.75-$32.91 per hour plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply, visit https://www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications must be submitted by 3 p.m. on June 28, 2019. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted June 19, 2019
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  • Accounting Manager

    The City of Hastings, Nebraska is seeking applicants for an Accounting Manager. Under the general supervision of the Director of Finance, this individual will manage, direct and coordinate accounting functions of the Finance department. This position is responsible for applying generally accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports, ensure appropriate accounting control procedures, and perform various other professional accounting duties for the support of the departments.
    Minimum Qualifications:
     A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business administration or related field.
     Five years of experience in accounting work, preferably public accounting.
    Preferred:
     Relevant designation such as MPA, MBA or CPA.
    Salary range: $65,208 - $91,041 plus excellent benefit package.
    Hours: Full-time, salaried position
    Deadline to apply: Open until filled.
    How to Apply: Submit a City of Hastings Accounting Manager Application including supplemental questionnaire and Resume.
    Application also available in Human Resources, 1228 N. Denver Ave, Hastings, NE 68901. See www.cityofhastings.org/AccntngMgr for additional information.
    Contact Kim Woolery at kwoolery@cityofhastings.org or 402-461-2313 with questions.
    EOE/M/F/D/Veteran's Preference/Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace/E-verify Participant/ This position is subject to veteran's preference per Neb. statute 48-225 thru 48-227.

    Posted June 18, 2019
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  • Utilities System Technician

    The City of Wood River is accepting applications for the position of full-time Utilities System Technician to work under the direction of the Utilities Director. This position will perform a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the operation, maintenance and repair of the city utility systems, including electric, water, wastewater, streets, parks, and related facilities. Applications will be accepted by the City Clerk until the position is considered filled. For an application and job description, contact the City Clerk, City of Wood River, 108 W 10th Street, P.O. Box 8, Wood River, NE 68883, (308)583-2066 or clerkcwr@woodriverne.com. For job information, please contact Brent Gascho, Utilities Director at (308)583-2515 or utilitiescwr@woodriverne.com. The City of Wood River is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted June 14, 2019
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  • Receptionist

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Receptionist position. This position performs a wide variety of general clerical duties for the Mayor, City Administrator, City Council and department directors. Two years of clerical experience. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized clerical/receptionist training.

    Salary range: $16.73-$26.35 per hour plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply on-line visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on June 21, 2019. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted June 11, 2019
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  • City Clerk

    General Duties:
    Appointed by the City Council and leadership by the City Manager, the City Clerk would serve as official clerk to elected officials and maintain records for the city. This is accomplished by ensuring all services and programs are in legal compliance, directing city elections, directing the records management program, developing goals and objectives, overseeing budget preparation and expenditures for this department. Other duties include collaboration with departments, representing the city, coordinating with city attorneys on legal matters and being responsive to the council and public.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Successful candidates in the position will exercise sound judgement, initiative, independent action and confidentiality within assigned areas. This individual must be detail-orientated, work well under pressure, have knowledge of essential state laws and be able to negotiate and work on complex issues to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

    Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofbrookings/jobs/2468776/city-clerk?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

    Posted June 11, 2019
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  • Water/Wastewater Operator

    PeopleService, Inc. is accepting applications for a certified Water/Wastewater Operator to work in Onawa, Iowa. Incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day safe, compliant operations. Iowa Grade II water and/or wastewater certified preferred or ability to obtain within 6 months. Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. Required to live within a 10-30- minute response time, as well work weekends and on-call based on a 3-person rotating schedule; therefore, must be able to respond to after-hour emergencies. Candidates are subject to a motor vehicle record check, post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more information and to apply, visit www.peopleservice.com. Position will remain open until filled.

    Posted June 11, 2019
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  • Commissioners’ Administrative Director/County Administrator

    Located in northeastern Wyoming, Campbell County has a population of 46,140 and covers 4,802.71 square miles. The County seeks a Commissioners’ Administrative Director/County Administrator with a servant leadership mentality and a passion for public service. This position is responsible for the management and leadership of all Commission Office services, staff, and activities and coordinates the development and implementation of the Board of Commission’s philosophy, goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.

    A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business, finance, or a closely related field is preferred, with a minimum of seven to eight years of progressively responsible management and supervisory experience coupled with demonstrated administrative abilities and leadership qualities required. The chosen candidate should have management experience, ideally in the public sector as a county, city, or town manager, assistant manager, or senior municipal department director in an organization of comparable size and complexity, including considerable exposure to public personnel and financial administration, business development experience, or any combination of education and/or work experience deemed relevant and equivalent to achieve the successful performance of the job by the Campbell County Board of Commissioners.

    Please apply online through SGR at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

    For more information on this position contact:

    Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President
    Strategic Government Resources
    DouglasThomas@GovernmentResource.com
    (863) 860-9314

    Posted June 11, 2019
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  • Wastewater Regulatory Compliance Manager

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Wastewater Regulatory Compliance Manager position. This position oversees the Stormwater and Wastewater environmental programs to ensure Division and customer compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local-Environmental and Safety Rules and Regulations. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, science, or a closely related field is required. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid Class IV Nebraska Wastewater Operator's certificate within 6 months of hire.

    Salary range: $70,619.95-$84,306.56 annually plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Position will remain open until filled. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted June 11, 2019
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  • Street & Alley Employee

    Street & Alley Employee. City of Fairbury, Nebraska, seeks applicants for a Street & Alley employee. Depending on knowledge and experience, the position will be hired at either a Grade 1 ($15.25/hr. - $18.89/hr.), Grade 2 ($16.76/hr. – 19.71/hr.), or Grade 3 ($17.78/hr. - $20.58/hr.) level. Under the direction of the Street & Alley Foreman, the Street & Alley Employee performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled maintenance work, and operates a variety of equipment in the construction, operation and repair, maintenance and replacement of City street, alleys, drainage rights-of-way, traffic systems, signs, storm sewers, and other city facilities and infrastructure. The applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent, have some knowledge of equipment utilized in maintenance, construction, and repair activities, and can operate a variety of machinery including but not limited to trucks, mowers, skid steers, etc. An applicant with a Class A CDL is preferred. Finalists must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history. Post-Offer Employment Testing (POET), including but not limited, to drug screening, criminal background check and a Physical Capacity Profile will be required. Position will remain open until filled. Please visit www.fairburyne.org or City Hall for a detailed job description and application form. Candidates may apply online at www.fairburyne.org or submit application materials to:
    Collin Bielser
    City Administrator
    P.O. Box 554
    Fairbury, Ne 68352
    cbielser@fairburyne.org

    Posted June 7, 2019
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  • Deputy City Clerk

    City of Fairbury is accepting applications for the position of Deputy City Clerk (Non-Exempt: $17.98/hr. - $22.09/hr.). This position will assume the full role of City Clerk/Treasurer, (Exempt: $24.53/hr. - $33.64/hr.), in November 2019. The selected applicant will train with the City Clerk /Treasurer until date of transition. The Deputy City Clerk and City Clerk/Treasurer positions perform duties that include but are not limited to preparing payroll and all reporting work as required by Federal and State laws, assisting with departmental reports, bookkeeping duties, processing accounts payable, assists in handling customer requests, receipt of money, balancing ledgers, issuing permits, scheduling facility reservation requests, preparing state reports, assisting department heads with special projects, and performing other duties as assigned. The successful applicant must be a detail oriented and organized individual. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Position requires effective written and verbal communication skills. Applicant must enjoy working with the public and be able to work in a kind, courteous, and helpful manner with staff and public. Please visit www.fairburyne.org for a detailed job description of both the Deputy City Clerk and City Clerk/Treasurer positions. The City of Fairbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications will be July 5, 2019. Candidates may either apply online, email or mail a cover letter, resume, and three (3) references to:
    Collin Bielser
    City Administrator
    P.O. Box 554
    Fairbury, Ne 68352
    cbielser@fairburyne.org

    Posted June 7, 2019
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  • Shooting Range Operator

    The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for a Shooting Range Operator. This position will perform 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. Formal and information education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary of successful job performance. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid Nebraska driver’s license. Obtain and maintain Range Safety Office Certification. Salary range: $24.30-$32.85 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. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted May 30, 2019
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  • MPO Program Manager

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their MPO Program Manager position. This position performs a variety of transportation and administrative activities as required of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and as needed for the local transit program. A Bachelor’s degree is required in engineering, transportation planning, urban planning, public administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university with experience in transportation planning with a MPO, Council of Governments, local government, state or federal agencies involved in regional transportation planning. Position required 10% or more travel time to attend meetings, training and conferences in primarily in Nebraska, but occasionally in locations outside of the State. Salary range: $53,916.93-$80,929.89 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. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted May 22, 2019
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  • Water-Wastewater Technician

    City of O'Neill is looking for a water-wastewater technician. This is a full-time position. This position includes a full benefit package. Applications and job description with a list of required qualifications for the position are available at the city office or by email upon request. All applications must be filed with the city clerk at the city hall at 401 East Fremont St. or emailed to nschwanz@cityofoneill.com. If you have any questions, please contact water/sewer commissioner Curtis Kizzire at 402-340-7827. City of O'Neill is an EEO and job vacancies are subject to veterans preference.

    Posted May 20, 2019
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  • City Superintendent

    Under the direction of the City Administrator the City Superintendent is responsible for the management and administration of the Public Works Department including streets, water, wastewater, stormwater, and levee. Salary DOQ.
    The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned as needed. This position is designed for 40 hours per week and minimal required overtime.
    • Coordinate and organize staffing and operational activities for the public works department and employees
    • Develop and implement goals, objectives, polices, and priorities for the infrastructure needs of the community and identify resources needed to accomplish these goals
    • Assist City Administrator and City Engineer in developing priorities for future needs and capital improvement projects
    • Determine and schedule daily duties for employees
    • Direct snow removal for the City
    • Direct and supervise public works projects and ensure proper safety procedures and equipment is used properly by employees in all areas of their work
    • Assist staff in the preparation of annual budgets related to the department and administer the adopted budget through appropriate means
    • Approve financial expenditures prior to submission to the Finance Officer
    • Requisition necessary materials for repair and construction of city infrastructure
    • Ensure proper care and disposition of City property assigned to the department and assist Finance Officer with proper inventory of City property
    • In emergencies, perform such work as may be required for the general welfare and safety of employees and the public
    • Assist in monitoring private construction projects to ensure that procedures used and materials used conform to City expectations
    • Supervise and oversee the care and maintenance of all motorized equipment, specialized equipment, and City buildings
    • Coordinate and supervise mosquito control programs and some code enforcement issues
    • Provide for safe and quality work environment for employees
    • Assist other City departments as needed
    • Establish and maintain working relationships with other agencies, departments, and administration
    • Must have, or have the ability to obtain, proper sewer and water certifications through the state of South Dakota
    • Perform all duties in compliance with the safety standards established by the City
    In addition to the above tasks The City may designate duties as assigned to the employee for the purposes of accomplishing the overall goals of the City.
    A full job description and application can be found at northsiouxicty-sd.gov. All questions can be sent to Ted.cherry@northsiouxcity-sd.gov

    Posted May 20, 2019
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  • Street Superintendent

    The City of La Vista, Nebraska is accepting applications for the position of full-time Street Superintendent in the Public Works Department. The position plans, manages, coordinates and directs the maintenance, repair and construction of street projects, traffic control, street cleaning, right-of-way maintenance and snow removal operations. It also provides technical staff assistance to the Director, Deputy Director and City Engineer. Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred, in Construction Management, Construction, Civil Engineering, Public Administration or related field. Five (5) years of public works or related construction experience and two (2) years supervisory experience required. The City may accept any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to acquire a State of Nebraska Street Superintendent License and State of Nebraska Responsible Charge Certification.
    https://www.infinityhr.com/extranet/recruiting.aspx?id=1e46b60a-202a-477e-8812-a368e234c518
    or contact Randy Trail – HR Director, 402-593-6421, rtrail@cityoflavista.org.

    Posted May 17, 2019
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  • General Manager, Kingbrook Rural Water System, Arlington, SD

    Kingbrook Rural Water System is headquartered in Arlington, SD, and seeks a General Manager to provide organizational leadership and oversee all operations and activities of the system! This individual will have full responsibility for the construction, operations, maintenance, administrative, and financial functions of the system. The General Manager will work closely with, and report to, the Board of Directors.
    Kingbrook Rural Water System provides water to thousands of residents in eastern South Dakota, several municipalities, as well as customers in a number of counties, including Hamlin, Clark, Kingsbury, Brookings, Lake, Moody, Miner, Beadle, Sanborn and McCook.
    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 opportunities for staff development and performance management
    • Assure proper and timely response to service calls
    • Implement and enforce safe work programs and practices
    • In conjunction with Board and staff, 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, 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 lobbyist 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
    Kingbrook Rural Water System offers strongly competitive compensation (dependent on experience), and benefits. Benefits include: health, dental and life insurance, long-term disability, supplemental insurance, 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, 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.
    Kingbrook Rural Water System is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted May 2, 2019
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