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  • Utility Maintenance Worker I

    City of Seward is accepting applications until position is filled (application review begins May 28, 2018) for a Full-Time Utility Maintenance Worker I at the Water/Wastewater Facility. Potential to hire into Utility Maintenance Worker II, based on experience, qualifications and certifications. Utility I pay range: $16.06 - $21.40 per hr. Candidate must be a high school graduate or GED equivalent, with preference of experience in water or sanitary sewage construction, maintenance or repair. Possession of a valid Nebraska operator’s license upon hire and ability to obtain a commercial operator’s license within 6 months of hire. Ability to obtain a water and wastewater certification for Utility I within 18 months of hire date. Application & Job description available at Seward City Hall, 537 Main St.; P.O. Box 38; Seward, NE 68434-0038; (402-643-2928) or downloaded at City’s website: www.Cityofsewardne.gov. Reasonable accommodations are available for persons needing assistance in completing application & should be made at time of application. The City of Seward is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions of Employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference.

    Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Senior Energy Supply Coordinator

    City of Hastings, Nebraska (pop. 25,000) is seeking an experienced, self-starting Senior Energy Supply Coordinator. This position performs and oversees professional work in the energy supply coordination, regulatory reporting and reliability compliance standards areas as they relate to the purchasing and sale of electricity, natural gas and other energy related commodities on both the wholesale and retail levels.

    Qualified candidates must have any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to:
    • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, or Engineering; and
    • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the utility industry. Experience in the areas of general utility finance, marketing, energy supply, and customer relations is required.

    Salary range for this exempt position is $6,561 - $10,196 per month plus excellent benefit package including vacation, medical leave, health insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, and retirement.

    Interested candidates must submit a City of Hastings Application including supplemental questions. Position is open until filled with 6-11-18 as a 1st review date.

    Application, complete job description, and additional information is available online at www.cityofhastings.org/SrEnergySupply. Contact Kim Woolery in Human Resources, 220 N. Hastings Avenue, Hastings, NE 68901, kwoolery@cityofhastings.org, or 402-461-2313 with questions.

    The City of Hastings participates in the E-verify system. Position is subject to veteran’s preference. EOE/M/F/D

    Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Electric Journey Line Worker

    Alliance, NE (8,500) The City of Alliance is accepting applications for the position of full-time Electric Journey Line Worker with a starting pay range of $24.76 - $31.95 per hour DOQ. This individual will perform skilled line work in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electric urban and rural distribution and transmission systems. The City is offering a hiring bonus of $3,000 after the successful completion of probation and relocation reimbursement up to $2,000. The position includes an excellent benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, vacation, flex time, sick leave and paid holidays.

    The City of Alliance Electric System includes 115 miles city and 200 miles of rural overhead and underground lines with a service area of over 150 square miles, which includes 10 miles of trans and sub-trans lines. The system operates with a transmission substation (115 KV) and three distribution substations (7.2/12.5 KV). The Department services approximately 5,000 customers, over 1,700 street lights, 220 irrigation wells and operates out the Public Works Facility, which was constructed in 2002. The Department maintains ten vehicles including a 60 foot and two 50-foot bucket trucks.

    A complete job description and application is available on the City of Alliance’s Website at www.cityofalliance.net.

    Applications with resumes will be accepted until May 17th, 2018.

    Posted May 3, 2018
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  • Police Chief

    The City of North Platte is currently seeking candidates for the position of Police Chief. The vacancy has occurred due to the announced retirement of our current Chief, after forty-four years of service, eight years of that as Chief of Police. North Platte is a Nebraska community of 23,710 and is the county seat of Lincoln County, Nebraska. This vibrant area is blessed with many recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, water sports and historical sites that will make it an ideal place to call “home”.

    The Chief of Police has management oversight of an annual budget of $6,100,000 and is supported by a staff of 67 employees, of which 41 are sworn officers. The hiring salary range will be 71,800 to 96,500 based on qualifications and experience.

    Job requirements are any combination of experience and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Police Administration, criminal justice or a related field, plus seven years of progressively responsible law enforcement and police administration experience, including four years in a responsible command or administrative capacity.

    To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please mail a resume, cover letter and references by June 4th, 2018 to Deborah Murdock, Civil Service Secretary, 211 West 3rd St, North Platte, NE 69101, 308-535-6724 ext. 3228. For more information and qualifications for this position, please visit us at http://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us.

    Posted May 1, 2018
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  • Plans Examiner

    Hiring Range DOQ: $25.26 - $27.53 hourly

    Deadline for Filing: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    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.

    Posted April 30, 2018
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  • City Administrator

    Due to retirement, the City of Burwell is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. The City of Burwell is the county seat of Garfield County and has approximately 1200 residents. Burwell is located seven miles from the Calamus Reservoir in Central Nebraska. The municipality owns, operates and provides electric, water and wastewater services to its residents. Law Enforcement is under the direction of the Mayor. This position requires comprehensive knowledge of municipal finance, expertise in city, state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines, strategic planning, and supervisory skills. Individuals should possess a degree in a related field and/or possess a level of education that together with experience and training gives the required knowledge and experience to perform the duties as City Administrator. This person serves the community at the direction of the Mayor and City Council. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications and includes competitive benefits. Interested candidates should contact the City Office at 404 Grand Avenue (PO Box 604), Burwell, NE 68823 or phone 308-346-4509. The application and job description is also available on the city’s website at www.burwellonline.com. Completed application along with a cover letter and resume should be mailed or delivered to the city office address above or emailed to cityofburwell@nctc.net and will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Burwell is an EOE.

    Posted April 24, 2018
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  • City Administrator

    The City of Van Meter, Iowa is seeking applicants for the position of City Administrator. Qualified applicants should possess, at a minimum, a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or a related field and three years of experience in local government.

    The successful candidate must be a self-starter, collegial, and able to demonstrate strong leadership skills. The position will require both strong organizational and administrative abilities as well as a willingness to be very hands on wherever necessary.

    This is a full-time position. Evenings and weekends will be required. Salary range is $65,000 to $90,000 per year plus generous benefits including IPERS. To apply submit a cover letter and resume in .pdf format, to adminsearch@vanmeteria.gov no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018. Paper applications will not be accepted. A complete position profile and job description can be found at http://vanmeteria.gov/city-administrator/

    Posted April 17, 2018
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  • City Administrator

    Fredonia, Kansas (2,300)
    City Administrator
    Fredonia seeks a new City Administrator to manage its municipal services and contribute leadership for local economic growth. Situated on the tallgrass prairie of Southeast, Kansas, the community is exceptional in its support for local business, community volunteerism, and family-friendly quality of life. The City’s strategic location is at the junction of U.S. highways 47 and 400, and less than a two-hour drive to urban centers including Tulsa, Kansas City, Joplin, and Wichita. Responsibility for 33 FTEs, $3.5 million total annual budget, management of all services, including three utilities, policy research, and recommendations to governing body. Low range of salary: $70,000. Send resume, recent salary history, and cover letter highlighting published preferred qualifications in single e-file, in confidence to recruitment advisor: mflentje@austinpeters.com. Deadline is May 14. See qualifications in City Administrator Recruitment Profile: www.fredoniaks.org.

    Posted April 20, 2018
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  • Assistant Utility Superintendent.

    Assistant Utility Superintendent. City of Ord is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant Utility Superintendent. Under direction, the successful applicant will perform a variety of supervisory, administrative, skilled, technical, and maintenance work in the planning, construction, operation, repair, and maintenance of the City’s electrical system, light plant, water and wastewater systems, and streets. State certification is preferred for the operation of the drinking water and waste water systems and must be obtained within a timeframe set by the City Council. Drug testing and a valid Nebraska driver’s license are required. This person must be able to work in extreme weather conditions, and be on call after hours for emergencies. This person will be required to work with other city departments when needed. This individual must have a minimum of 5 years experience in utility services. The City of Ord offers an excellent benefit package. Application may be obtained at the Ord City Office, 201 S. 17th Street, Ord, NE 68862 or by calling 308-728-5791. Applications are due in the City Office by 5 p.m. on June 15, 2018. EOE

    Posted April 17, 2018
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  • Police Officer

    The City of Wayne has an opening for a Police Officer. The annual salary range is $40,470 to $55,998 DOE. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years of age, and a high school graduate or equivalent. Background investigation and physical assessment will be completed before further consideration. Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification preferred. Contact the Wayne Police Department at 306 Pearl Street, P.O. Box 8, Wayne, NE 68787, (402) 375-2626 or police@cityofwayne.org for application information. Applications must be returned by 5:00 p.m. by Monday, May 7, 2018. City of Wayne is an EOE/AAE.

    Posted April 12, 2018
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  • City Manager

    Liberal, Kansas (pop. 20,350; $41.7 million budget; 220 FTE’s), a growing family-oriented community located in southwest Kansas, is seeking a city manager. An independent city with a dynamic business climate, modern public schools, and an illustrious parks system. Liberal is a full service community with gas, water, sewer, and solid waste utilities. The City Manager reports to a progressive five-member Commission, and oversees all departments. For more information about the community, see the Community Profile.

    The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field and more than five years of municipal-management experience. The background of a successful candidate should include strong leadership, finance experience, municipal utilities, open communication and a proven track record that demonstrates outstanding public relations skills. This community-oriented leader will promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government, and positive intergovernmental relations.

    Competitive benefits; Salary $120 – 135K annually, DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Liberal@lkm.org or LEAPS-Liberal, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin May 14, 2018. EOE.

    Posted April 13, 2018
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  • Electric Department Foreman

    The City of Mitchell will be accepting applications for the position of Foreman for the Electric Department until the opening is filled. Salary is commensurate on experience. The successful applicant must establish residency within a fifteen minute response time, must be able to obtain a Nebraska Commercial Driver's License upon hire, and is subject to random drug testing as required by DOT regulations. Applications and complete job descriptions are available at the Mitchell City Offices, 1280 Center Avenue, Mitchell, NE 69357, (308) 623 1616, or cityadmin@mitchellcity.net. AAA/EEO.

    Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Electric Lineman

    City of Fairbury, Nebraska, has two (2) openings for an Electric Lineman position. Applicants must have a high school diploma. Individuals with a degree in electrical power and distribution are strongly preferred. Position is involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of underground and overhead electric distribution and service lines, transformers, meters, metering equipment, and related equipment. Operating a variety of equipment including but not limited to digger truck, bucket truck, backhoe, skid steer, etc. will be necessary. Position will assist other City operations and perform other duties as required. Finalists must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history. Individual must be able to obtain a Class B, CDL within the probationary period. 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. Candidates must submit a completed job application to Collin Bielser, City Administrator, P.O. Box 554, Fairbury, NE 68352. A job application form is available at City Hall or at www.fairburyne.org. Please contact Electric Superintendent, Jim Morehead at jmorehead@diodecom.net for additional information and a detailed job description. The City of Fairbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted April 10, 2018
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  • Lineworker

    The City of Mitchell will be accepting applications for the position of Lineworker for the Electric Department until the opening is filled. Salary is commensurate on experience. The successful applicant must establish residency within a fifteen-minute response time, must be able to obtain a Nebraska Commercial Driver's License upon hire, and is subject to random drug testing as required by DOT regulations. Applications and complete job descriptions are available at the Mitchell City Offices, 1280 Center Avenue, Mitchell, NE 69357, (308) 623 1616, or cityadmin@mitchellcity.net. AAA/EEO.

    Posted April 9, 2018
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  • Library Director

    Library Director: The City of Ralston and the Board of Trustees is seeking a Library Director. The Director is responsible for the administration and management of the Baright Public Library to ensure the efficient provision of services to the community. Master of Library Science degree is required. Salary: DOQ. Apply with cover letter, resume, and completed City of Ralston application form to Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, Nebraska or to fcanfield@cityofralston.com. A complete job description and job application can be found at www.cityofralston.com. This position will remain open until filled with first review of applications on April 20, 2018. E.O.E.

    Posted April 3, 2018
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  • City Administrator

    Spring Hill, Kansas (6,000)
    City Administrator

    Spring Hill’s “front porch” way of life, excellent public services and easy commute to the Kansas City metro area combine to offer an exceptional quality of life. This growing community is noteworthy for its flourishing economy, moderately-priced housing, high-performing schools, family-friendly neighborhoods, and civic spirit. Candidates will find conditions for continuing economic growth, including a 40-year record of professionally-managed municipal government. Full-service government has a $5 million operating budget and 47 full-time employees. Compensation negotiable and competitive. Starting salary $125,000.

    See full Recruitment Profile brochure at www.springhillks.gov. Qualified persons should submit a cover letter highlighting preferred qualifications, resume, and salary history in one integrated Word or PDF file to Beth Tatarko, Spring Hill Recruitment Advisor, etatarko@austinpeters.com by April 30. For more information, call (970) 266-8724.

    Posted March 29, 2018
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  • City Administrator

    Rose Hill, Kansas (pop. 4,015; $5.14M budget; 17 FTE’s), is a growing bedroom community of 4,000 people located in southwest Butler County. The City Administrator reports to a 6-person city council. The City of Rose Hill provides water, sewer, police, library, and parks & recreation services to its residents. Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field, with a Master’s in public administration preferred, with a minimum of three to six years of experience. Salary $79,909 - $86,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-RoseHill@lkm.org or LEAPS-Rose Hill, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin April 27, 2018. EOE.

    Posted March 29, 2018
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  • Water Operator Class I

    The City of Tekamah is accepting applications for Water Operator Class I. State certification Grade IV and Sewer Grade I must be obtained with six months of hire. Pay rate $16.00 - $21.00/hour depending on experience and qualifications. Drug test required. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid Nebraska driver’s license. Application and job description may be requested at: City Office, 1315 K. Street, Tekamah, NE 68061 or tekwater2@tekamah.net. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Equal opportunity employer.

    Posted March 30, 2018
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  • City Manager.

    City Manager – Herington, KS
    Herington, Kansas (pop. 2,362; $7.5M budget; 28 FTE’s), is a full-service city situated on the County lines of Dickinson and Morris. Herington is seeking a City Manager with background in sound financial practices, public relations, infrastructure, and economic development. Candidates should exhibit community commitment, a reliable work ethic, and professionalism. Candidates should have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience and hold a Bachelor degree in Public Administration or related field. Competitive benefits; Salary $60,000 - $86,000, DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Herington@lkm.org or LEAPS-Herington, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin May 21, 2018. EOE.

    Posted April 20, 2018
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  • The Mid-Dakota Rural Water System (MDRWS), headquartered in Miller, SD, exists to supply clean water to a large section of central South Dakota, including several counties and municipalities, and thousands of residents.
    We are seeking an individual who can excel as our next General Manager/CEO. In that position, you will provide leadership to professional and support staff, will oversee construction, operations and maintenance of the water system, and will have primary responsibility for the organization’s financial well-being. You will work closely with, and report to, our governing board.
    Compensation Range for the General Manager/CEO: $90,000 to $120,000, depending on experience.
    A comprehensive benefits package includes: health, dental and life insurance, long-term disability, supplemental insurance, flex plan, 401k with excellent match, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays and company vehicle.
    For complete description and application information go to: https://jobs.ourcareerpages.com/jobapplication/313003
    For more information, contact:
    Dan Oakland, HR Consultant
    Alternative HRD, 2329 N. Career Avenue, Ste 201, Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    605.335.8198; doakland@alternativehrd.com
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  • Executive Director
    Salary range starts at $150,000.00 but is competitive and negotiable DOQ
    Application deadline: Open until filled. The first review of resumes will take place on Friday, April 6, 2018.

    The Metro Flood Diversion Authority (MFDA), a political subdivision of the State of North Dakota, is seeking an innovative, dynamic leader to oversee the administration of an historic $2+ billion flood diversion construction project.

    The ideal candidate is an accomplished, visionary, strategic leader who ideally possesses: understanding of complex project finance, budget and programming procedures; a track record of completing projects on time and on budget under sometimes challenging circumstances; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively represent MFDA across a diverse range of stakeholders; the ability to translate strategic plans into detailed goals and objectives; a recognized level of credibility and the ability to quickly establish mutual trust and respect; the interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence and political astuteness necessary to build and maintain effective working relationships; the ability to develop and grow the governance capacity of the Board; and, strong collaboration and negotiation skills coupled with resiliency, persistence and patience.

    A Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration, or related field and 10+ years of experience at an equal or prerequisite level for the responsibilities and duties of the position are expected. MBA/MPA is preferred, but not required.

    To be considered, submit your resume (including months and years of employment) with cover letter, current salary and six work-related references (including a range of direct reports, peers, and supervisors) by applying on our website: https://secure.cpshr.us/escandidate/JobDetail?ID=221

    For further information contact:

    Pam Derby
    CPS HR Consulting
    Ph: 916 263-1401

    To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
    Metro Flood Diversion Authority website: www.fmdiversion.com

    EOE
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  • The City of Kearney, Nebraska is accepting applications for the position of Senior Plans Examiner. A beautiful and thriving community located on I-80 in the center of the United States has a population of approximately 33,520. The salary range is $60,587 – $85,253 d.o.q. with benefits. The following qualifications are required:
    Ensures compliance with State and City regulations. Coordinate plan reviews and inspections of building construction to ensure compliance with plumbing, electrical, residential and commercial building codes and ordinances.
    Minimum of three years plan review experience. Knowledge of the principles and practices of modern structural construction, plumbing and electrical regulations including Federal, State and local laws and codes. Possession of a valid Nebraska driver’s license.
    Details and required application available at www.cityofkearney.org or the Human Resource Division, City Hall, 18 East 22nd Street, P.O. Box 1180, Kearney, NE 68848. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
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  • Director of Public Works

    Salem, Missouri (5,000)
    Director of Public Works

    The City of Salem seeks a Director of Public Works, whom under general direction plans, organizes and administers the public works functions of the City of Salem. The position description and application form are available from http://www.salemmo.com/city/Departments.asp. Applicants should submit a cover letter, application, résumé, and a minimum of three (3) professional references to cityadministrator@salemmo.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Posted April 10, 2018
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  • Economic Development Director

    Salem, Missouri (5,000)
    Economic Development Director
    The City of Salem, located in South Central, Missouri, seeks a Director to serve the community with a collaborative and innovative approach. Salem is surrounded by spectacular scenic beauty and countless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Mining support, food distribution, raw wood products, and tourism are mainstays of the local economy. See full Recruitment Profile with candidate qualifications at salemmo.com/city/EconomicDevelopment.asp. Salary and benefits comparable with similar Missouri cities. Qualified candidates should submit resume, salary history, and cover letter highlighting preferred qualifications in one integrated file, in confidence to recruitment advisor: mflentje@austinpeters.com before May 9. For more information call 316-250-1344.

    Posted April 10, 2018
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