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Helena’s next city manager will have the opportunity to live and work in one of Montana’s premiere communities. Nestled near the gorgeous foothills of the Montana Rockies and surrounded by an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities and pristine wilderness, Helena provides residents with an outstanding quality of life. Helena’s next city manager will work collaboratively with a committed City Commission and a team of dedicated municipal employees.
Appointed by the Mayor and City Commission, the city manager serves as the chief administrative officer, who implements commission policies, provides organizational leadership for department directors and employees, and oversees the day-to-day business of government operations. City operations include the departments of Human Resources, Administrative Services, Community Facilities, Police, Fire, Community Development, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, City/County Information Technology and Services, and the City Attorney’s Office.
The City Manager has 12 direct reports including the City Attorney, Fire Chief, Police Chief, Public Works Director, Administrative Services Director, Community Development Director, Human Resources Director, Parks and Recreation Director, Community Facilities Superintendent, Civic Center General Manager, Parking Manager, and the Public Information and Special Projects Coordinator.
The requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree in public administration, political science, business management, finance or a closely related field and five (5) years of experience as a municipal administrator/manager.
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree in public administration or related field, ICMA-Credentialed Manager designation, strong financial management and budgeting skills, and a track record of success in economic development, business and civic engagement, working with an elected body, and handling policy changes.
Residency within the City’s corporate limits is required and would be expected within six months of starting employment.
The salary range for this position is $125,000 - $150,000 depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs. Applicants first complete a brief online form and then are prompted to provide one document (Word or PDF) that contains a cover letter and resume with salary history. Open until filled with first review of applications August 24, 2018.
All applications are subject to Montana Public Records Law but will not be released without notice to candidates.
Posted July 16, 2018
The Wymore Police Department is accepting applications the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be a US Citizen, be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, be of good moral character, have a valid driver's license, and be in good physical condition. Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification and post-secondary education preferred, but not mandatory. Uncertified applicants must meet admission requirements for the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. Candidates must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays. All applicants must pass a background check prior to an offer of employment. Salary is dependent on education, qualifications, training, and experience. The position also includes a competitive benefit package. City of Wymore is an equal opportunity employer. First review of applications will occur on August 15,2018. Position will remain open until filled.
To request an application, please email the City Clerk at email@example.com. You may also request an application by mail, 115 West E Street, Wymore, NE 68466, or by calling 402-645-3377.
Posted July 16, 2018
Due to retirement, the City of Scribner is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. The City of Scribner has a population of 857. Scribner is an agriculture-based community located on US 275, 50 miles northwest of Omaha and 75 miles north of Lincoln. The municipality owns, operates and provides electric, water, gas 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 4-Year 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 of 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. Send a letter of interest, resume and 3 references to Mayor Ken Thomas, City of Scribner, PO Box D, Scribner, NE 68057 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Scribner is an EOE.
Posted July 12, 2018
City of Seward is accepting applications until filled (application review begins July 16, 2018) for Full-Time Finance Director/Treasurer for the City of Seward. Pay range: $4,431 - $6,203 per month. Direct planning, implementation, and maintenance of accounting and investment system, and receipt and disbursement of all City funds. Participate in planning and development of long-range capital improvements program and responsible for planning, development, and coordination of long-term debt and short-term debt financing program. Direct preparation of the budget for review and adoption; projection of revenue estimates and expenditures; and preparation of bond issues and offerings. Hold office of City Treasurer. Must be bondable. Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business administration, with emphasis in accounting, or related field with some courses in data processing or equivalent experience strongly preferred. Experience in government accounting preferred. CPA preferred. Five years of increasingly responsible finance and accounting experience or an equivalent level of experience preferred. 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 City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference.
Posted July 12, 2018
The City of Aurora is accepting applications for the position of Utility Worker I. Applicant must be able to perform a variety of general maintenance work and operate a variety of equipment in the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of the City’s water, sewer, waste water, parks, cemetery, sanitation and street facilities. Must have a valid Nebraska Driver’s License, and be able to obtain a CDL. Salary is DOQ, with an excellent benefit package. Applications can be obtained at the Aurora City Offices, 905 13th Street, Aurora, Nebraska, 68818 or by calling (402) 694-6992 or via email at email@example.com. Position will remain open until filled. The City of Aurora is an EOE.
Posted July 10, 2018
Watertown Municipal Utilities, Watertown, SD, a community of approximately 23,000, is looking for a Gas Superintendent to manage the construction, maintenance and repairs to the city natural gas system. Considerable knowledge and experience in construction, maintenance and repairs of gas distribution systems and service lines required. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package.
Job description and application form available at www.watertownmu.com. Deadline to apply: July 31, 2018. EOE
Posted July 9, 2018
City of Broken Bow, NE a progressive rural community, population 3,539 is accepting applications for the position of Electric Superintendent. The Electric Superintendent reports to the City Administrator, Board of Public Works, Mayor and City Council, serves as the leader for the Electric Department, manages all activities in the Municipal Electric Department, city wide technology, and assists in overall Utility Department Administration.
Candidates must possess excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills. Minimum qualifications: College degree or equivalent job experience with State Certifications, five years previous utilities experience, possess working knowledge of civil and electrical engineering, and the ability to operate standard office equipment and software. Basic requirements may be waived at the discretion of the Mayor and Board of Public Works. Benefits include: vacation time, sick time, holiday pay, retirement, and a better than average health insurance. Salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.
Application, job description, and additional information are available at Broken Bow City Hall, online at www.cityofbrokenbow.org, or by calling (308) 870-2150.
To Apply: The position will remain open until filled and will move forward immediately upon receipt of a small pool of well-qualified applicants. Broken Bow is an EOE. If interested, please email your completed city application, cover letter, and resume to:
City of Broken Bow
Attn: Brent Clark
P.O. Box 504
Broken Bow, NE 68822
Posted June 25, 2018
Greensburg, Kansas (1,000). Award-winning, innovative community seeks City Administrator to advance vision of environmentally progressive “new” small town in rural America. Sustainability values guide rebuilding after an EF-5 tornado destroyed the town in 2007. “Green” pioneer spirit, lively civic associations, stunning new public facilities, and active cultural arts have combined to recreate a rewarding community to live and work. A $3 million annual operating budget; 15 full-time employees. Position has responsibilities for finance, purchasing, employee supervision, and policy recommendations. Low range of base salary $60,000. Send cover letter with resume and salary history in one e-file, in confidence to recruitment advisor: Marla Flentje firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is July 25. See Administrator Recruitment Brochure for qualifications at https://goo.gl/C1cBWX
Posted June 22, 2018
City Manager - Succession Position
Alliance, Nebraska (8,500 population)
Are you ready? This position is ideal for an aspiring Assistant City Manager or Manager from a smaller community looking to take an accelerated step in their career. With a broad range of responsibilities and exposure to a full-service local government operation, you will have the opportunity to mentor alongside the incumbent City Manager for approximately six months as you prepare for the expectations of the position. Upon his exit, you will then be considered for the City Manager position. The Alliance City Council considers this a succession process assuring the community continues to progressively manage its role in the community.
Alliance provides a wide range of services, including police and fire protection, transportation, airport, bus service, sewer, water, refuse, landfill, 18-hole golf course, electric utility, parks and recreation, planning, building and safety, public improvements, and general administration. The city employs 105 FTEs of which 18 FTEs assigned to the Police Department and 4 FTEs to the Fire Department. Alliance has a 2018 all funds budget of approximately $47 million, with a reserve in the General Fund of $3 million. City of Alliance utilizes the council/manager form of government. Five council members are elected to four-year, overlapping terms, and a mayor is elected by a majority council vote. Serving at the pleasure of the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for implementing City Council policy, and for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the activities and operations of the City of Alliance. The City Manager also develops policy recommendations for City Council action and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council.
A bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or political science and progressively responsible administrative or staff experience in municipal government with three years of high-level administrative responsibility at a department head or Assistant City Manager level is desirable. A master’s degree in a related field may substitute for experience.
Alliance is an affordable medium-sized community close to big city amenities in Denver, Cheyenne and Rapid City. There is an abundance of outdoor recreation available year round. The City of Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The salary range is regionally competitive and dependent upon background and qualifications of the successful candidate. The City will negotiate an employment agreement and offers an attractive benefit package consisting of health, dental, vision and life insurances, flexible spending account, vacation, sick leave and holiday pay and retirement. To learn more about the community and position, please view the City Manager Position Profile at www.cityofalliance.net. Email your application, resume and cover letter by July 20, 2018 (first review date) to email@example.com. Application materials will only be accepted electronically. For questions, contact Rick Kuckkahn or Carla Mayhew at 308-762-5400
Posted June 22, 2018
Solid-waste, water and wastewater operations, street maintenance, and grounds keeping position
Village of Pilger is currently accepting applications for full-time employment in the areas of solid-waste, water and wastewater operations, street maintenance, and grounds keeping.
This position will be full-time, 40 – 45 hours per week position with benefits. Applicant must be able to work Saturdays. Pay rate will be determined by qualifications and past job experiences.
Applicant must be able to obtain a state water and waste water certification within the first year of employment. Applications will be accepted from current holders of a state water and/or waste water certification.
Applicant must also have a current Driver’s License, a high school education or above, have good record keeping skills, be self-motivated, be able to work with minimal or no supervision, be able to work with the public, and must be able to lift 20 lbs. frequently and occasionally lift up to 75 lbs.
Applications can be obtained from the Village of Pilger Clerk’s Office located at 220 N Main Street or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on July 25, 2018 to be considered for this position. Selected Applicants will be scheduled for an interview with the Village of Pilger Board of Trustees.
The Village of Pilger is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted June 22, 2018
Assistant Director of Public Works
City of York is seeking to hire a visionary and goal-oriented individual to be our Assistant Director of Public Works. This is a new position within the City of York and will be under the direct supervision of the City Engineer/Director of Public Works.
The chosen candidate will be responsible for assisting with management and oversight of our Water, Wastewater, Landfill, Street, Airport, and Parks/Facilities Maintenance Departments. Duties of the Assistant Director of Public Works will include, but are not limited to, professional engineering and administrative duties, including planning, coordinating and providing civil engineering design and related activities for all Departments, capital project management, strict compliance with regulations, excellent customer service, writing of department policies, and personnel duties. Will also serve as a technical engineering advisor to the City Administrator, Mayor, City Council and City Departments.
Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution. Must possess a Nebraska Professional Civil Engineering License or be able to acquire such within 6 months of hire. Mush have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Professional Civil Engineer and a valid Nebraska Driver’s License.
EOE. This is a full time position with excellent benefits including: health, dental, paid vacation and sick leave, and a 401k. Applications will be accepted until July 30, 2018. If you are interested in this position, apply by emailing a completed City of York job application (can be found at www.CityofYork.net), your resume and salary requirements to City Engineer, Mitch Doht, at email@example.com. Full job description is available on our city website.
Posted June 18, 2018
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Aug. 6, 2018. The City of Laurel, Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted June 15, 2018
Full-time Utility/Maintenance Personnel
Village of Fairmont is accepting applications for a full-time Utility/Maintenance personnel to learn all aspects of municipal functions including electric, water and sewer. Interested individual must have the ability to meet the requirements, which include climbing into and out of manholes with a 21” opening, climb 150’ interior water tower ladder, lift 100 lbs. and must hold a valid Class O State of Nebr. Driver’s License, Must also be able to obtain a Grade 4 State of Nebraska Water License and a Nebr. Dept. of Environmental Quality Lagoon License within the first year of employment. Pre drug screening, employment physical and background check required. For detailed job description and further information contact Dan Slocum, Acting Utility Superintendent, at 402-268-3251; 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. or contact Village of Fairmont; P O Box 156; Fairmont NE 68354. Salary based on experience. The Village of Fairmont offers an excellent benefits package. Position opened until filled.
Posted June 15, 2018
Waste Water Treatment Plant Assistant
The City of Gibbon is currently accepting applications for a Waste Water Treatment Plant Assistant. Job entails but not limited to a variety of semi-skilled technical and maintenance work in operation, maintenance and repair of waste water treatment facilities and systems. A background in maintenance is desired and to be able to work well with others. Must possess or able to obtain a Nebraska driver’s license. The right candidate may be asked to obtain a Nebraska grade 1 or 2 water license. The City of Gibbon is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive wages and a full benefit package for this position. For more information or to request an application please call Gibbon City Hall 308-468-6118. Candidates may send an application and resume to: City Administrator, PO Box 130, Gibbon, NE 68840. Applications accepted until the position has been filled.
Posted June 14, 2018
The City of Hickman is seeking applicants to perform various tasks in the Public Works & Parks Departments. Applicants must have a valid Nebraska Driver's License and ability to pass drug screening. DHHS Water, Wastewater and/or electrical certifications preferred. Full time position with benefits. Hourly wage dependent on qualifications presented and verified. Full job description and employment applications available at City Hall, 115 Locust Street, Hickman, Nebraska 68372 or www.hickman.ne.gov
Please deliver completed applications and resumes to Hickman City Hall. Screening process begins immediately; position open until filled. The City is an E.O.E.
Posted June 8, 2018
Assists with various semi – skilled maintenance activities for the city’s electric transmission and distribution system. Operates equipment and basic hand, power and specialized tools. After hours and weekend ON-CALL responsibilities. Ability to get CDL required. Starting wage dependent on qualifications, increased after 6-month probation period, plus benefits. Smoke Free Environment. All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a physical exam, drug screening and background check including driving record.
Application and job description are available at Wahoo Utilities Office.
Send resume to:
Wahoo Municipal Utility, 605 North Broadway, Wahoo, NE 68066, (402)-443-3222 FAX (402)-443-5483, email to email@example.com EOE Open until filled.
Placed June 6, 2018
Belleville, Kansas (pop. 1,894; $8.37 million budget; 26 employees), located in North Central Kansas. With a diverse local industry centered on transportation, business, and warehouses. Belleville is a full-service city providing water, wastewater, gas and electric utilities.
The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field, master’s degree preferred and at least five years of municipal-government experience. A successful candidate should demonstrate strong leadership, municipal utilities, finance, economic development, and outstanding public relations skills.
Competitive benefits, Salary $63,000 – $76,000, DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Belleville@lkm.org, or by mail 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 July 2, 2018. EOE.
Posted June 7, 2018
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