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  • Customer Relations Manager

    Heartland Consumers Power District is seeking a customer‐focused professional with electric utility experience to serve as customer relations manager. Heartland provides wholesale electric energy to municipal electric systems in the Midwest.

    Based in Madison SD, you will be part of a strong team of energy professionals. You will serve as the first point of contact for customers, building relationships with their employees, governing boards and city commissions. You will provide expertise in the areas of electric utility administration and operation and communicate the value locally-owned, not‐for‐profit, public power brings to the community.

    The customer relations manager is responsible for assisting customers with state and federal reporting, helping coordinate customer events, promoting Heartland customer programs and helping customers set rate structures.

    Qualified candidates will have:

    • Strong analytical skills to assist in the areas of electric utility administration and operation.
    • Demonstrated experience in electrical rate structure and analysis.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Broad knowledge of utility operations
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and computer technology.

    Qualified candidates will be energetic self-starters with a customer‐focused mentality and will have a degree preferably in an electrical technical field, along with 7+ years of experience in the electric utility industry. Qualified candidates will also possess excellent interpersonal skills and should anticipate speaking in public, frequent travel, and occasional evening meetings. Experience performing energy audits, customer service experience and a record of active community involvement are a plus.

    Heartland offers competitive pay along with a comprehensive benefit package including:

    • Retirement Pension
    • 401(k) with Company Match
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • HSA
    • Life and Disability Insurance
    • Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holidays

    To learn more about Heartland and this position, you can access the full job description and our electronic application by visiting http://www.hcpd.com/contact-us/jobs. Questions can be directed to hr@hcpd.com.

    Applications will be accepted through October 19, 2018.

    Heartland is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted Sept. 25, 2018
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  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator 1/Trainee

    City of McCook is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator I/Trainee in the Sewer Department. Under the direction of the Wastewater Superintendent, duties will include: assisting in the operation and maintaining of equipment used in treatment of municipal sewage and inspecting, cleaning, and repair of sewer mains; walking 5 to 8 hours per day for approx. 1 to 2 days each month to read water meters, at times, during inclement weather conditions. 40 hour work week with some on-call hours and some weekends. Will need to pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal history check. Valid Nebraska driver's license required; will need to obtain a CDL and Waste Water Operator License within 3 months of employment. Excellent medical, dental, and life insurance benefits and employer match pension plan. Salary range: $13.02 to 18.44 per hour. Download application at http://www.cityofmccook.com/documentcenter/view/26 and submit to McCook City Offices, 505 West "C" Street, P.O. Box 1059, McCook, NE, 69001, or to apply@cityofmccook.com. First review of applicants: October 12, 2018; position open until filled. All positions of employment with the City of McCook are subject to a Veterans' Preference. EOE/AAE.

    Posted Sept. 24, 2018
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  • Wastewater Regulatory Compliance Manager Public Works Department

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Wastewater Regulatory Compliance Manager position. This position ensures regulatory compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local- Environmental and Safety Rules and Regulation, and with the OSHA equivalent for governmental entities in the State of Nebraska. 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: $69,576.21-$83,060.64 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. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on October 3, 2018. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Sept. 24, 2018
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  • Street & Sewer Worker

    The City of Ralston is accepting applications for the full time position of Street and Sewer Worker. This is entry-level street and sewer maintenance work. The incumbent of this position performs a variety of functions to maintain city streets, sewers, rights-of-way, signage, and lighting. The City of Ralston offers a generous benefits package. Applications must be submitted and received at the City of Ralston, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, NE 68127 or by emailing cityhall@cityofralston.com. This position will remain open until filled. EOE

    Sept. 13, 2018
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  • Electrical Lineman

    The City of Burwell, NE is accepting applications for a full-time Electrical Lineman. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to attain CDL within six months of hire. Benefits include vacation, sick time, retirement, family medical and holidays. Salary is negotiable based upon experience and qualifications. Interested candidates should contact the City Office at 404 Grand Avenue (P O Box 604), Burwell, NE 68823 or phone 308-346-4509. The application and job description are 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 Sept. 12, 2018
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  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Superintendent

    Nebraska City Utilities has an opening for the position of Waste Water Treatment Plant Superintendent. Job description is available upon request. Employment application forms are available at 100 Central Avenue, Nebraska City, NE or on our website at https://www.nebraskacityutilities.com/employment-application/
    Position is open until filled

  • Part-time Clerk/Treasurer

    The Village of Palmer, Nebraska is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Village Clerk/Treasurer. Applicants must be able to attend monthly evening Board Meetings. Call 308-894-8665 for details. Stop by Palmer Village Office for application or to turn in resume, located at 802 Commercial Street in Palmer NE.

  • City Administrator

    GREENSBURG, KANSAS. (1,000), County seat of Kiowa County, award winning, innovative community seeks a City Administrator to advance a community vision to create a progressive small town in rural America. Innovation and team building skills are needed to guide continued rebuilding of a community destroyed by an EF-5 tornado in 2007. A pioneering spirit, strong civic associations, new public facilities, and active cultural arts have combined to recreate a rewarding community in which to live and work. A $4 million dollar annual budget, strong cash reserves, and 15 full-time employees. The Administrator is responsible for budget management, purchasing, employee supervision and policy recommendations. Knowledge and experience in rural economic development and community promotion is desirable. A base salary of $60,000 is open to negotiation. Send cover letter and salary history in one e-file, in confidence, to recruitment advisor: Marla Flentje, mflentje@austinpeters.com. Deadline is October 5. See the Administrator Recruitment Brochure for qualifications at greensburgks.org/departments/human-resources/available-city-jobs.
    Posted September 5, 2018
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  • Westcom Chief

    Under the general direction of the Westcom Management Committee, provides leadership, management and oversight to the Westcom public safety dispatch center serving Westcom Member Agencies. Advises the Westcom Management Committee on policies relating to the operation of the communication center. Occasional performance of duties outside of normal daytime business hours.

    The minimum job requirements are: 1) Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Emergency Management, Communications, Information Services or equivalent. 2) Eight years of related work experience with public safety 911 communication entities. 3) At least three years of supervisory/managerial experience.

    Salary / Pay Rate: $96,730 - $154,283/yr
    Job Type: Full Time

    Benefits    Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits

    Civil Service Status
    This position is NOT covered under Civil Service

    Regular Hours
    Monday-Friday, 8-5, evening and weekends as required
    Weekend/Holiday Work As Required

    Physical/Drug Test
    Post offer pre-employment physical and drug test required.

    Contact Information
    To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and completed Authorization for Closed Session form (link below) to:

    City of West Des Moines
    Attn: Human Resources
    PO Box 65320
    West Des Moines, Iowa 50265
    humanresources@wdm.iowa.gov
    Phone: 515-222-3616

    Deadline to Apply
    Screening of application materials will begin on September 28, 2018.- Position will remain open until filled.

    Application Materials & Related Documents

    Recruitment Brochure – WestCom Chief

    Authorization for Closed Session

    Job Description

    Posted August 31, 2018
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  • Building Official

    The City of Riverside, MO is accepting applications to fill an immediate opening for a Building Official. This position supports community development efforts by ensuring the highest levels of quality and safety in building construction, plan review, and code enforcement. Must have building and municipal code experience as well as good oral and written communication skills and strong customer service skills. An Associate's degree or equivalent is required, with a Bachelor’s degree in construction management or other relevant field preferred. One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license, and have a clean driving record. Preference given to candidates who possess a minimum of 10 certifications by a recognized Code Enforcement organization such as the ICC. Salary range of $50,690-$76,030 with full benefits. Visit www.riversidemo.com/jobs to view the full job posting and print an application. Resumes and applications can be sent to Human Resources Manager, Amy Strough at astrough@riversidemo.com or 2950 NW Vivion Road, Riverside, MO 64150. Open until filled. EOE/AA

    Posted Aug. 22, 2018
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  • Water/Wastewater Utility II

    The City of Schuyler, Department of Utilities is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Utility II. Nebraska State certification Grade IV Water and/or Sanitary Sewer Grade I is required. Pay rate $18.18 - $22.83 per hour depending on experience and qualifications, with benefits. Drug test required. Applicants must be 18 years of age and hold a valid Nebraska driver’s license. Candidates must mail a cover letter, resume and three references to the Schuyler Department of Utilities. Application and job description may be requested at the Schuyler Department of Utilities office, 204 East 10th Street, Schuyler, Nebraska, 68661 or via email supt@eaglecom.net. Applications accepted until position is filled. The City of Schuyler, Department of Utilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Aug. 24, 2018
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  • Electrical Lineman

    The Broken Bow Electric Department is accepting applications for a full-time Electrical Lineman.

    Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, possess a valid Driver’s License with the ability to attain CDL within 6 months of hire. Applicant must have at least 2 years prior experience as an Electrical Lineman.
    Benefits include vacation, sick time, holiday time and health insurance. Competitive wages with experience (Step 1 $21.41 to Step 9 $28.85).
    This position will remain open until filled. Applications are available online at www.cityofbrokenbow.org or may be picked up at the Utilities Office 314 South 10th Avenue, Broken Bow, NE 68822.

    Submit application and related information to:
    Broken Bow Municipal Utilities
    ATTN: Electrical Superintendent - Doug Staab
    P.O. Box 567
    Broken Bow, NE 68822
    or
    via email at dstaab@cityofbrokenbow.org
    Broken Bow is an EOE.

  • 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 the position is filled.

    Posted July 30, 2018
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  • Police Lieutenant

    The City of Alliance, NE (8,500) is seeking an energetic, thoughtful, community oriented public servant to serve as the next Police Lieutenant. This second-in-command individual performs a variety of routine and complex work in the administration of the police department, which has 16 sworn officers. This position supervises police patrol, investigation, communications, animal control and related law enforcement activities. In addition, in the absence of the Chief, will assume command responsibilities. The entry pay range for this exempt position is $49,857.60 to $68,224 annually DOQ, with an excellent fringe benefit package. Testing and interviews will be scheduled at a future date. For additional information including a job description and application, visit www.cityofalliance.net EOE Position is open until filled.

    To submit your information or for additional information or questions, contact Carla Mayhew, Civil Service secretary, PO Box D, Alliance NE 69301.

    First review: September 25, 2018.

    Posted July 30, 2018
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  • Police Chief

    The City of Kearney is seeking qualified candidates for Police Chief following our current Chief’s retirement. Kearney is a community of 33,835 people. Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in criminal justice, public or business administration, political science, social sciences or related field. Fifteen years of law enforcement officer experience, including ten years administrative or management experience, that is broad-based and includes a commitment to a community-oriented philosophy of policing. Graduation from a state accredited law enforcement training academy with advanced executive training. Must possess good character as determined by thorough background investigation. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Thirty (30) minute response time.

    Required application available on the City Website at www.cityofkearney.org under the Job Opportunities tab. City of Kearney is an EOE. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. Closes at 4:30 p.m.
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    Annual Salary Range $96,826 – $136,233

    Posted Aug. 24, 2018
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  • Police Officer

    The City of Grand Island will conduct Police Officer testing. Testing is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma (must be from an accredited institution) or GED, be in possession of or ability to obtain & maintain a valid NE driver’s license. The following documents must be included with your applications: high school diploma (must be from an accredited institution) or GED, birth certificate and military discharge form, if applicable.

    Salary range: $21.45-$32.86 per hour plus great benefits. Starting wage adjustment is considered for eligible certified law enforcement officers or candidates with a four year degree. Candidates are subject to a background check. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Candidates who are interested in testing must submit their applications by Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 at 3 pm. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Aug. 31, 2018
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  • Economic Development Coordinator

    The City of Laurel, Nebraska (“City”) is seeking applicants for the Economic Development Coordinator (“EDC”) position with the City. The City is seeking EDC applicants interested in either full time or part time employment. The EDC position involves performing a variety of routine and complex administrative, technical, and professional duties in the preparation and implementation of economic development plans, programs, and services for the City. A successful applicant should demonstrate strong leadership, finance, economic development, and public relations skills.

    Competitive benefits. Starting salary dependent on applicant qualifications and increased after initial six (6) month probation period. Successful applicant must either live in the Laurel, Nebraska area or be willing to move to the Laurel, Nebraska area before expiration of the probation period. All offers of employment are conditional upon, and subject to, successful completion of a drug screening and background check including driving record.

    Full Job Description is available at the City Offices, 101 W. 2nd Street, Laurel, Nebraska 68745. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two (2) work-related references to laurelca@abbnebraska.com or by mailing to PO Box 248, Laurel, Nebraska 68745. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin Nov. 1, 2018. The City of Laurel, Nebraska is EOE.