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The Village of Trenton is accepting applications for a utility superintendent. Job responsibilities include but not limited to, maintenance, repair, upgrades of all utility systems, heavy equipment operation, water samples, and managing personnel. Applicants must be over the age of eighteen, possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license, have a current Class B CDL, and class IV water operator or be able to obtain CDL and water operator. This is a full-time position with benefits. Wage depending on exp. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Application may be picked up at the Village Office, 402 Main Street, Trenton or call Village Clerk at 308-334-5488 M-F 8am to 5pm. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE.
Posted April 11, 2019
Electric Lineman or Electric Journeyman Lineman
CITY OF SEWARD
FULL TIME POSITION
ELECTRIC LINEMAN - $24.33 - $30.80/ hour
ELECTRIC JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN - $26.65 - $35.88/ hour
Applications accepted until filled. Application review begins May 6, 2019. Must meet minimum requirements. Full job description and application: www.CityofSewardNE.gov. Seward City Hall, 537 Main St.; P.O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434 (402-643-2928). Reasonable accommodations available for persons needing assistance in completing application & should be made at time of application. All positions of employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted April 19, 2019
Assistant Finance Director
The City of Kearney, Nebraska is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Finance Director. 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 $68,783 – $96,796 DOQ plus benefits. The following qualifications are required:
Under general operating standards, assist the Director of Finance with administering, coordinating, supervising, and controlling of all financial and accounting activities for the city. Perform difficult work requiring significant interpretive judgment in variation from established procedures and standards.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or a related field with emphasis on governmental accounting preferred. Registration as a CPA is required with three years of progressively responsible accounting experience, governmental experience preferred. Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Details and required application available at www.cityofkearney.org. Applications will be accepted until May 9, 2019.
Posted April 18, 2019
Executive Director, Metro Flood Diversion Authority
Salary range is competitive and negotiable DOQ
Application deadline: Open until filled.
The first review of resumes will take place on Monday, May 13, 2019.
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 $2.75 billion flood diversion construction project. Construction of this project is permitted and moving forward in North Dakota.
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, 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=448
For further information contact:
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 263-1401
Posted April 16, 2019
City of Hastings, www.cityofhastings.org, seeks a strong leader with a passion for public service. The City Attorney is responsible for providing complex professional legal services to the Mayor, City Council, City Administrator, City departments and various boards and commissions.
This appointed position requires personal courage, un-reproached integrity, personal confidence and intelligence. The successful candidate will be responsive to the needs of others, care about and enjoy working with people while being open to learning new strategies as directed by an elected body.
A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school is required.
At least five years of professional legal experience including trial, corporate, and municipal work and legal research experience is required.
At least five years of experience in purchasing or bid preparation and evaluation is required.
Must be licensed to practice law in Nebraska and a member in good standing of the Nebraska State Bar Association prior to start date of employment.
Salary range for this position is $92,557 – $125,536 in addition to an excellent benefit package.
Interested candidate must submit City of Hastings Application and supplemental questionnaire, resume and cover letter. Application available at www.cityofhastings.org/attorney19 and Human Resources, 1228 N. Denver Ave, Hastings, NE 68901.
Position is open until filled; first review date is May 6, 2019.
Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace
Posted April 10, 2019
Full Time Maintenance Position
The Village of Emerson has an immediate opening for Full Time Maintenance position. This is a full time position being Monday through Friday, may include some weekends or evenings. Applicants must be able to complete a water and wastewater course within one year of hiring, and also be able to lift 50 lbs. or more.
Electrical experience is preferred. They must have a valid driver’s license with a CDL. Applications and a job description may be obtained at the
Village of Emerson Clerk’s Office, 511 N. Main Street, Emerson, Ne 68733 or by contacting the Village Clerk’s office at 402-695-2662. Village of Emerson is an EOE.
Posted March 28, 2019
Quinter, Kansas (pop. 954; $1.7 mill. budget; 6.5 FTE’s), in Gove County, NW Kansas, a rural family oriented community situated off Interstate 70 and U.S. Route 40 K-212 and a major Union Pacific railroad line pass through the city.
The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field, master’s degree preferred and at least three years of municipal-government experience. Must be a strong leader with experience in municipal utilities and finance. Promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government, and positive intergovernmental relations.
Competitive benefits; Salary $57,000 – 63,000 DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Quinter@lkm.org or LEAPS-Quinter, 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 22, 2019. EOE.
Posted March 21, 2019
Ralston, NE – Population 7,220. The City of Ralston is seeking a Finance Director. Highly technical work managing a broad range of city finance functions. Work involves responsibility for planning and coordinating all city financial transactions and purchases as they relate to city finances. Duties include financial forecasting and planning, budgeting and reporting, systems development, debt and cash management, internal auditing, investments, TIF and grants management, payroll, revenue collection, and pension administration. The work requires thorough knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of financial management. Minimum requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field. Certified Public Accountant license desirable. Must have five (5) years of experience in public accounting and finance, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must be bondable. Salary based on experience, with competitive benefits. Apply with cover letter, resume and completed City of Ralston application form to Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, Nebraska 68127, or to firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete job description and job application can be found at www.cityofralston.com. This position will remain open until filled. E.O.E.
Posted March 26, 2019
Under general policy guidance from the Mayor and City Council, the City Administrator plans, organizes, integrates, fiscally controls, directs, reviews and evaluates the activities, operations, programs and services of the City of Valley Center. Serves as the administrator for the City, responsible for carrying out the policies and programs determined by the elected City Council. Ensures development and execution of budget; ensures City government operations and functions effectively serve the needs of Valley Center residents, while complying with applicable laws and regulations; and performs related duties as assigned by the City Council.
The 7,000-plus residents of Valley Center have a great deal of pride in their city, which offers a wide range of recreational activities, excellent schools and a safe and neighborly environment. In Valley Center, we know what it’s like to have the best of both worlds. We enjoy the benefits of small town living, but located just nine miles north of downtown Wichita we can take full advantage of all a city with a population of 390,000 has to offer. This employee is required to reside within the city limits of Valley Center.
Education and Experience
The ideal applicant holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration or related field, and a minimum of five years of municipal management experience. The candidate should demonstrate strong leadership skills, municipal finance experience, municipal utilities and outstanding public relations skills. This community-focused leader will promote economic development initiatives, transparency in government and positive intergovernmental relations.
A generous benefits package will be offered. Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. $95,000.00-$115,000.00
A full description of duties can be found on the City website. www.valleycenterks.org Please send a resume and letter of interest to Mayor Laurie Dove, P.O. Box 188, 121 S. Meridian, Valley Center, Ks. 67147 or submit resume through website. First review of applications will be April 22, 2019.
Posted March 21, 2019
City of Hebron, Nebraska has an immediate opening for a Journeyman Lineman. The City of Hebron (population 1501) is located in Southeast Nebraska. Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Journeyman Lineman is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City’s distribution system including overhead and underground. The successful candidate will have graduated from an accredited utility line school and have completed an accredited Journeyman Lineman apprenticeship program. Experience in metering, transformer configurations, and general construction is required. The ability to obtain a CDL is a must. The position will be required to participate in the on-call rotation and be willing to assist other departments of the municipality as needed. The position will remain open until filled. The City of Hebron is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications may be requested by email at email@example.com or by calling City Hall at 402 768 6322. The City of Hebron provides excellent pay, benefits, and maintains a positive working environment. Position to remain open until filled.
Posted March 7, 2019
City of Hastings, www.cityofhastings.org, is accepting applications for the position of Police Captain. This inspirational leader will direct the activities of a specific division, be responsible for administrative and supervisory duties for the Police Department, and provide highly complex administrative support to the Police Chief. The Police Captain may act for the Chief during the Chief’s absence. The City of Hastings police department consists of 39 sworn positions, 4 full-time civilian, and 5 part-time civilian positions.
Typical tasks include:
Manage and supervise the activities of sworn and non-sworn personnel.
Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, policies, and procedures.
Train, motivate, and evaluate personnel.
Participate in the development and administration of the departmental budget, and monitor expenditures.
Respond to citizen inquiries and resolve difficult and sensitive complaints.
Work productively and cooperatively with other departments, agencies, groups, and individuals.
See job description for complete listing.
Annual salary range is $66,044 – $92,000 in addition to an excellent benefit package. This is a FLSA exempt position that is subject to recall. Police Captains are on call for a 24-hour command staff response for an assigned division. The on-call responsibility may be rotated with other staff as approved by the Police Chief.
Requirements include: ability to prioritize and efficiently manage multiple assignments; unquestioned integrity and ethics; thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment; and thorough knowledge of applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Seven years of municipal police department experience, with five years at the rank of sergeant or higher. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for two of the five-year requirement as a sergeant.
Valid Driver’s License.
Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification as required from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center within one year of date of hire either by graduation or reciprocity. See http://nletc.nebraska.gov for certification information.
Ability to meet position physical standards and essential tasks as outlined in the State of Nebraska, Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center, Basic Law Enforcement Tasks: http://nletc.nebraska.gov/pdfs/jobdesc.pdf.
Must reside within 30 miles of duty station, per Google maps.
Applicants who demonstrate they meet the minimum requirements may be subject to an extensive selection process including, but not limited to, video test, oral test, evaluation of training and experience, polygraph test, psychological evaluation, background investigation, controlled substance test, and physical capacity test.
City of Hastings Police Captain Application including supplemental questionnaire due by 5:00 pm, CST April 8, 2019. Application at www.cityofhastings.org/PolCapt19 and in Human Resources, 1228 N. Denver Ave, Hastings, NE 68901. Contact Kim Woolery, firstname.lastname@example.org or 402-461-2313 with questions.:
EOE/M/F/D/Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace/E-verify Participant/This position is subject to veteran's preference per Neb. statute 48-225 thru 48-227
Posted march 12, 2019
Street Department Laborer
The City of Ord is seeking applications for a full-time street laborer. The applicant must be able to perform a variety of general maintenance work and operate equipment required for construction, operation, repair and maintenance of the City’s street system. This person will be required to work with other city departments when needed. Drug testing and a valid Nebraska’s Driver’s License is required. The City of Ord offers an excellent benefit package. Applications may be obtained at the Ord City Office, 201 S. 17th Street, Ord, NE 68862 or by calling 308-728-5791. Applications are due by April 15, 2019. EOE
Posted March 5, 2018
Wastewater Treatment Superintendent
City of Hastings, Neb., (pop. 25,000) is accepting applications for a full-time Wastewater Treatment Superintendent. This position Performs technical and supervisory work involving all aspects of the local wastewater treatment facility and Maxon Avenue pump station. Ensures quality of department work and compliance with all local, state and federal rules, regulations and codes. Work is regularly performed on a day shift, but may be called upon at other times of an emergency nature or as otherwise required.
(See job posting at http://www.cityofhastings.org/WWSupt19 for complete job description.)
Any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to 10 years of experience in wastewater treatment plant operations or equivalent experience.
Grade IV Nebraska Wastewater Operator’s license or equivalent as required by law.
Valid driver’s license.
Must resided within 30 minutes, per Google maps, of duty station.
Three years or greater of supervisory experience is preferred.
Salary range for this position is $63,410 - $89,539 per year in addition to an excellent benefit package.
Interested candidates must submit a City of Hastings Wastewater Superintendent Application available at http://www.cityofhastings.org/WWSupt19and in Human Resources, 1228 N. Denver Ave, Hastings, NE 68901. Position is open until filled.
Please direct questions to Kim Woolery, email@example.com, 402-461-2313.
EOE/M/F/D/Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace/E-verify Participant/ This position is subject to veteran's preference per Neb. statute 48-225 thru 48-227.
Posted March 6, 2019
City of Missoula
SALARY: $25.2026/hr - $31.0716/hr DOE
CLOSING DATE: April 19, 2019 before 5 p.m.
DEPARTMENT: Finance Office
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Chief Accountant
STATUS: Regular, full-time, non-union
Primary Objective of Position: Under limited supervision, performs a wide variety of complex and technical accounting functions; performs analytical and processing support for payroll, financial reporting, and internal controls; assists with annual budget and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) functions for the City of Missoula.
For a complete job description and to apply online go to: www.ci.missoula.mt.us/jobs
Posted April 4, 2019
CITY CLERK: Norfolk, Nebraska (Population 24,434), located in Northeast Nebraska. Under direction of Finance Officer, performs a variety of complex and routine supervisory and clerical duties in administration of the City. Attends all regular, special and emergency meetings of the City Council, work sessions, subcommittee, pension committee, Northeast Nebr. Solid Waste Coalition and others. Preparation of official proceedings, processes all documents from each City Council meeting, files and records documents with register of deeds, files all necessary documents for permanent retention, assists in preparation of annual budget, monitors posting of cash receipts and all billings by City, prepares monthly analysis of City accounts at depository bank, monitors and handles bankruptcy notices, investment of surplus City funds, monitors cash flow and pledging requirements, researches records for departments and divisions, supervises all aspects of accounts receivable, ambulance bill submissions to Medicare and Medicaid, reconciles Credit Bureau Services report with General Ledger, among other duties. Must have general knowledge of State statutory requirements for first class cities, especially as it relates to clerk responsibilities, e.g. Open Meetings Act, Public Records Requests, Roberts Rules of Order and records retention. Must have general knowledge of investment practices, and good writing and composition skills to ensure proper preparation of proceedings of all meetings. Must be detail oriented and be able to meet deadlines. Salary range $52,620 - $73,248 Excellent fringe benefit package. This position subject to Veteran’s preference. Appli¬cations available at Human Resources Office, 309 North 5th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701 or online at www.ci.norfolk.ne.us. First review of applications beginning May 3. Open until filled. The City of Norfolk does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted April 4, 2019
Civil Engineer I
The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Civil Engineer I position. This position participate in evaluating, planning, designing, recommending and coordinating the construction of various Utilities facilities and related engineering activities; and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to the engineering operations of the Utilities Department. Provides engineering support for the Production/Transmission and Distribution divisions of the Utilities Department. Position may have the opportunity for advancement. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering or a related field. Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year, a Grade IV Water Operator certificate. Completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination and possession of an Engineer Intern certificate.
Salary range: $65,257.92-$92,731.81 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 April 5, 2019
The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Computer Technician position. This 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. Hand on experience with network and telephone 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 personal vehicle for traveling to various remote locations throughout the workday.
Salary range: $24.74-$33.53 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 April 5, 2019
City Treasurer/Finance Director
City of Gering, NE: City Treasurer/Finance Director. Full service city including electric utility, city owned convention center, and golf course. Graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, or business, or a closely related field; master’s degree or CPA, CMA, CGFM certification preferred. Two years’ experience of progressively responsible employment working with fund-accounting required. Prepares monthly and annual financial statements, arranges for annual audit, including preparing audit schedules, prepares the City’s budget document, and has a strong emphasis on accounting software/computerized accounting knowledge, and developing financial plan’s directly manages five utility billing & accounting staff members. Ability to carry out council policies and strategies and work with department heads and staff. A full job description and application can be obtained at the City of Gering Administration offices or on the City of Gering website. , www.gering.org. Return resume & references in a sealed envelope marked “City Treasure/Finance Director applicant” to Tammy Cooley, Human Resources Director, P.O. Box 687, Gering, NE 69341 by May 10, 2019. EOE
Posted April 9, 2019