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  • Public Utilities General Manager

    Hibbing Public Utilities (HPU) in Hibbing, Minnesota is seeking a General Manager to provide strategic direction for its electric, gas, water, and steam utility operations. A vibrant, scenic mining community, Hibbing is located approximately 70 miles northwest of Duluth and 200 miles north of Minneapolis-St. Paul. The General Manager oversees a workforce of 81 full-time employees and an annual operating budget of $31 million. Salary range for the position is $120,000 — $150,000, with an anticipated starting salary of $125,000, to be based on qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at: https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2698. This position is open until filled; first review of resumes occurs on October 23, 2020.

    Posted Sept. 23, 2020
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  • Library Director

    Library Director
    Grand Island Public Library

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Library Director position. This position plans, directs and reviews the activities and operations of the Grand Island Public Library including budgeting, hiring and supervision of library staff, oversight of building and grounds maintenance, collection development, evaluation of existing programs, procedures, formulation and implementation of solutions to library related problems, public relations and the development and promotion of new services; coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and provide policy, technical and administrative support to the Mayor, City Council, Library Board and City Administrator. Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited college or university. Salary range: $93,445.25-$142,203.57 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

    Sept. 4, 2020
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  • Water/Wastewater Operator

    The City of Cozad is accepting applications for the position of full-time Water/Wastewater Operator. Salary negotiable DOQ. This individual will perform tasks in the construction and maintenance of the City’s water distribution and sewage collection system as well as help with the mechanical operations of the wastewater treatment facilities. The position includes an excellent benefit package including health insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.

    A complete job description and application is available by contacting Board of Public Works office at troy.bpworks@cozadtel.net or 308-784-2090.

    Posted Sept. 21, 2020
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    Position will remain open until filled. The City of Cozad is an Equal Opportunity Employer and job vacancies are subject to Veteran’s preference.

  • Electric Lineman

    Nebraska City Utilities, is accepting applications for a utility line worker, 2nd Class/Apprentice line worker and/or a 1st Class/Journeyman line worker. Experience in construction and maintenance of overhead, primary/secondary is desired or will train the right individual. For full job description, please go to our website: nebraskacityutilities.com go to Job Openings. We offer full benefits including health & dental insurance, retirement contribution, vacation, sick leave, LTD, etc. To apply online please visit our website or contact our office at (402) 873-3353 for an application. Please return resume and applications to Nebraska City Utilities, 100 Central Avenue, PO Box 670, Nebraska City, NE 68410-0670. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

    Posted Sept. 18, 2020
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  • Building Inspector

    Hall County, Nebraska is seeking to hire a Building Inspector. A complete job description and application can be found at www.hallcountyne.gov. Applications and resumes should be returned to the Hall County Board of Commissioners,121 S. Pine Street, Grand Island, Ne 68801 or emailed to board@hallcountyne.gov. Interviews are expected to begin October 27, 2020. Hall County is a Veterans Preference/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Sept. 17, 2020
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  • Full-Time Utilities Superintendent-Maintenance Person

    The Village of Beemer is looking for a Full-Time Utilities Superintendent-Maintenance Person. Must be able to operate and maintain large equipment. Need to have a valid driver’s license and be able to perform physical labor. Willing to train the right person and help them to obtain the Water and Wastewater Licenses. Salary and benefits will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience. For more information, please contact the Village Office at 402-528-3253.
    Applications may be picked up at the Village Office, 317 N. Main Street, Beemer, NE 68716, or e-mail your resume to beemerne@gmail.com Position will be open until filled.

    Posted Sept. 16, 2020
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  • Equipment Operator- Transfer Station

    The City Of Grand Island is hiring an Equipment Operator- Transfer Station. This position operates a variety of equipment in the operations, maintenance and construction of landfill, transfer station, and related facilities; and assist in the performance of semi-skilled and skilled tasks required for operation, maintenance and construction purposes. At least one year of experience in the operation of any type of medium to heavy equipment. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid Class A commercial driver’s license. Working hours: Rotating 3 week schedule working daytime hours (8 am-4:30 pm, 7 am-3:30 pm and 7:30 am-3:30 pm). Required to work 2 Saturdays a month during the summer/fall months; hours will be 7 am-12:30 pm. Salary range: $20.12-$28.00 hourly 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 Sept. 15, 2020
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  • City Administrator

    City Administrator
    Kimball, NE (Pop. 2496)
    Salary DOQ, benefits
    • $9.3 M Operating Budget; $18 M Total Budget, 40 employees.
    • Full service City including utilities: Electric, Power Plant, Water, Wastewater, Landfill, and Garbage collection.
    • Located in western Nebraska. Main economic base is Agriculture and Oil & Gas Industries.
    • Desire bachelor’s degree in public administration/related fields with 3 years supervisory/management experience in overseeing all phases of municipal government, including public works.
    • Emphasis on professional team leadership, progressive attitude, effective communication, public relations, financial management and planning/development.
    Ability to carry out city council/board of public works policies and strategies and work with department heads and staff. Visit web site at www.kimballne.org for application and complete job description. Submit application, resume, references and salary history in a sealed envelope marked “City Administrator Applicant” to Keith Prunty, Mayor, 223 South Chestnut Street, Kimball, NE 69145.
    Open until filled. EOE.

    Posted Sept. 16, 2020
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  • General Laborer

    GENERAL LABORER POSITION – The Village of Ansley is accepting applications for a general laborer. Job responsibilities will be across all departments – streets, parks, trash and utilities. Applicants must possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with clean driving record and must have or the ability to obtain a Nebraska Class B CDL with air brakes. This is a full-time position with benefits. Wages are negotiable based on experience. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Applications should be mailed to the Village of Ansley, PO Box 307, Ansley, NE 68814, left at the office at 217 Nile Street, or emailed to villageofansley@nctc.net. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Village of Ansley is an EOE.

    Posted Sept. 16, 2020
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  • Police Chief

    POLICE CHIEF
    City of Sheridan, Wyoming
    Salary: $85,088 - $128,204

    The City of Sheridan, (pop. 17,800), is located in northern Wyoming. The Police Department has 29 sworn officers and 18 civilian employees and operates on a 2020 budget of $4.22 million. Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Police Chief is responsible for developing strategic and operational plans for the department, preparing and overseeing the department budget, and managing the County-Wide Dispatch Center. A bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or a related field, and 7-10 years of upper management and leadership experience in a comparable law enforcement agency is required. Any equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the position will be considered. For a complete position profile/full job description and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Sheridan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: October 11, 2020 (open until filled).

    Posted Sept. 16, 2020
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  • Maintenance Worker- Parks/Aquatics Position

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Maintenance Worker- Parks/Aquatics position. This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the operation, construction, maintenance and repair of City pools, parks, recreation facilities, and other related facilities. The main focus of this position is the maintenance and repair of the City pools. The incumbent will work in the Parks Shop as weather dictates. One to two years of experience comparable to that of a maintenance position within the described work areas. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Winter working hours (November-March): Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Summer working hours (April-October): Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Weekend hours may be required and are dependent upon department needs. Salary range: $19.46-$28.87 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 Sept. 2, 2020
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  • Class 1 Utility Lineman, Natural Gas Technician

    Class 1 Utility Lineman, Natural Gas Technician
    The Village of Stuart will be accepting applications for a Class One Lineman. The applicant will need to have successfully completed and received a college utility line degree. Knowledge and experience in actual line work is preferred and wages will be determined by applicant's experience level. The applicant will also be required to perform the duties and responsibilities of a natural gas technician and will need to undergo provided training to service and maintain Stuart's local and remote natural gas systems. There will be some out of town mutual aid work in electric and gas which may require occasional travel. Send resume to Village of Stuart Attn: Bob Lockmon. PO Box 177, Stuart NE 68780. Email stuartutilities@gmail.com. The Village of Stuart is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted Aug. 27, 2020
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  • Police Officers

    The City of Crete is seeking applications for Police Officers to join our growing community and staff.
    Hourly wage range is $20.91 – 28.28 DOE, and offers great benefits.
    Certification or meeting qualifications to be certified by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center is required. Necessary training will be paid for by the City of Crete.
    For a full description of this opportunity and its list of requirements, please refer to our website at www.crete.ne.gov and search for Employment Opportunities.
    The City of Crete is an equal opportunity employer.

    Posted Sept. 1, 2020
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  • Public Works Director

    The City of Bridgeport is accepting applications for newly-created position of Public Works Director, key leadership position. Under the guidance of the Mayor and City Council, the Public Works Director manages the Electric, Water, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Street, and Park, department, with possible management oversite of other departments. The qualified candidate will have the necessary education, certification, licenses, and skillset to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations to provide routine, safe operations of all public works.
    The ideal candidate has knowledge and understanding of utility systems and treatment, paving and street repair, pool and park operations, management principles including personnel management, workforce control and budget, and utility financing principles, among other associated skillsets. The candidate should easily convey knowledge to others through good written and oral communication, have a high degree of computer and organizational skills, and be self-motivated to plan, organize, and direct work objectives. The candidate must be able to obtain State certification for water and wastewater within one (1) year. The candidate is expected to oversee and manage multiple individuals.
    This is a salaried position, with a competitive salary being offered dependent on experience and qualifications, which may include incentive pay for reaching or exceeding objectively measurable goals set for the department. A full benefits package is included with the position. The successful applicant must pas a pre-employment drug test.
    Interested candidates may obtain an application packet with instructions by emailing a request to dhuck@cityofbport.com with the subject line “Public Works Director Application”. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Bridgeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is subject to Veteran’s Preference.

    Posted Aug. 31, 2020
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  • Village Utility Superintendent

    The Village of Pender is looking for someone who has a broad range of utility experience to become the Village Utility Superintendent. The ideal candidate would have at least five years or more previous experience as a superintendent or supervisor relating to the construction, repair, maintenance and operation of the following utility departments:
    • Electric generation, transmission and distribution system
    • Water treatment plant and water distribution
    • Wastewater treatment plant and wastewater line maintenance
    • Natural Gas distribution
    • Street, Parks, Pool, Cemetery, Dump, and Building Permits
    The candidate must be able to file mandatory reports, learn and understand the budget. In addition to at least five years of previous electrical experience, the candidate should either have or demonstrate the ability to obtain, in a timely manner, the necessary licenses, certificates or qualifications to operate the Water, Wastewater and Natural Gas departments. Candidate will need to interact with the public in a professional manner, should easily convey knowledge to others through good written and oral communication, have a high degree of computer and organizational skills and be self-motivated to plan, organize and direct work objectives. The Utility Superintendent is responsible for leading a crew of 8 utility employees.
    Competitive salary dependent upon qualifications and prior experience. Full benefits package. The successful candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test. Position open until filled. Applications are available at the Village Office at 618 Main Street, Pender NE 68047. For further information contact William Newton at 402-385-3698 or the Village Office at 402-385-3232 or pendervillage@abbnebraska.com. EOE.

    Posted Aug. 11, 2020
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  • Wastewater Plant Operations Engineer

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Wastewater Plant Operations Engineer position. This position performs professional level engineering duties related to the wastewater treatment plant; plan, organize and supervise plant process operations within the wastewater treatment plant; determine and oversee implementation of all process control adjustments; and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to wastewater treatment plant operations. Five years of increasingly responsible experience in professional engineering as licensed PE is required; time spent working as an Engineering Intern will not be counted. Post licensure supervision experience over an engineering operation is preferred. An accredited bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Masters and/or Doctorate degrees are encouraged, but will not substitute for the required undergraduate degree. Salary range: $72,288.94-$108,262.54 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 Sept. 15, 2020
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  • Utilities Superintendent

    Village of Greeley is accepting applications for a Utility Superintendent. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to, maintenance, repair, and upgrades of all water and wastewater systems, heavy equipment operation, streets and recreation facilities. This is a management position that will oversee seasonal help. Applicants must possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with clean driving record. Must also be able to obtain both a Grade III State of Nebraska Water Operator License & a Nebraska Department of Environmental Class II Wastewater License within first year of employment. This is a full-time position with benefits. Wage depending on qualifications and experience. Applications may be picked up at the Village Office, 102 S Kildare Street, Greeley, NE or email vog@centercable.tv Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE.

    Posted Aug. 24, 2020
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  • City Clerk

    The City of Bayard, Nebraska is seeking a full-time City Clerk. Bayard is a City of the 2nd class with a population of 1,209 and is located in scenic Western Nebraska, 3 miles north of Chimney Rock. This is highly responsible work relating to a wide range of municipal administrative functions. This position will oversee a variety of the managerial functions of the City including, but not limited to; personnel, planning, and supervising office staff. The Clerk is also responsible for the procedural aspects of City council meetings, preparing the agenda, and handling & maintaining all official correspondence & records for City meetings. The position will be performed in accordance with general instructions and directions received from the Mayor and 6-member council. Requirements also include strong communication skills, the ability to carry out City Council policies, and be able work with the public and all City employees. A Bachelor Degree in a related field is preferred, but relevant experience will also be given consideration. Accounting and financial knowledge/experience also needed as this position will be back up to the City Treasurer. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Benefits offered by the City of Bayard include partial paid health insurance, employee paid dental and vision insurance, AFLAC, partial paid short-term disability, vacation and sick leave, and retirement investment opportunity. A pre-employment drug test and monthly random drug tests are also required. Applications can be picked up at 445 Main Street, by downloading on the City website at www.cityofbayard.net, or by emailing shelly.bowlin@cityofbayard.net. For further questions please contact Shelly Bowlin, City Treasurer at (308) 586-1121. APPLICATION REVIEW WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY, POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. E.O.E

    Posted Aug. 24, 2020
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  • Chief of Police

    About the Job
    The City of Alliance, Nebraska is looking for its next Chief of Police due to the retirement of our long-term Police Chief. The City is seeking an innovative and collaborative professional with proven managerial and leadership experience, as well as strong interpersonal and customer service skills. This individual should be a public enforcement professional who will administer and direct the functions and personnel of the Police Department. Under supervision of the City Manager, the Police Chief is an integral part of the City’s leadership team and must possess the ability to lead, coach and train staff in a focused and effective manner to support its objectives. Candidates should be community oriented and able to maintain positive relationships with citizens, schools and businesses.

    About Alliance, Nebraska
    Alliance is an attractive, full-service city located in Box Butte County in the center of the Nebraska Panhandle. The over 8,000 residents of Alliance are proud of their history, amenities, and the quality of life the community provides. There is an abundance of outdoor recreation available year round. Alliance is a progressive, forward thinking City known for its parks, arts, and numerous community attractions like Carhenge. This historic community is the county seat, located about 2.5 hours from Cheyenne, WY and Rapid City, SD and 3.5 hours from Denver, CO. Alliance is an affordable medium size community close to big city amenities and the perfect location for the next stage in your life.

    About the Department
    The Alliance Police Department consists of seventeen (17) sworn positions and nine (9) civilian personnel. Supporting the Chief of Police are five Sergeants, four who are assigned to the Patrol Division, one to Administrative Support and a Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor. The Police Department also has a Drug Investigator, Criminal Investigator, K-9 Unit and School Resource Officer.

    The Department works closely with local, county, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the Western Nebraska WING Drug Taskforce. The Department responded to over 26,000 calls for service in 2019. The Alliance Police Department remains an active law enforcement agency in the western Nebraska region. Opportunities for personal growth, experience and rewarding work are just a few benefits available to those interested in joining the Alliance Police Department. The annual department budget is $2.6 million.

    Qualifications
    • Minimum of seven (7) years of increasingly responsible related experience in police work and four (4) years supervisory experience equivalent to Police Sergeant in a municipal police department.

    • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration or a closely related field.

    • Completion of the basic law enforcement training academy or equivalent. Out of state applicants must qualify for a Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification and should consult with the Nebraska Law Enforcement Center website for qualification requirements.

    • Any equivalent combination of education and progressively responsible experience, with additional education or experience substituting on a year-for-year basis for the requirements.

    • Advanced law enforcement management training such as the FBI National Academy, Post Command College, or Senior Management Institute for police is highly desired.

    • Possession or ability to obtain a Nebraska Driver’s License without insurance disqualifying history or suspension or revocation in any state.

    • The preferred candidate will exceed minimum qualifications.

    Pay Range: The entry pay range for this exempt position is $63,336 up to $86,694 DOQ. The salary range is regionally competitive and dependent upon background and qualifications of the successful candidate. The position includes an excellent fringe benefit package consisting of health, dental, vision and life insurances, flexible spending account, vacation and sick leave and a matching retirement of up to 6%.

    Application: When submitting your application, you must also include:

    1) A resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications consistent with those listed
    2) Copy of your Law Enforcement Certification and advance law enforcement training
    3) Copy of your College Diploma
    4) Two Professional References

    Deadline: First review is September 26, 2020.

    Testing: A testing and Civil Service Commission interview date will be determined. Those candidates that successfully complete the written battery of tests will go on to complete an interview process including our Police Review Board and Civil Service Commission. The Civil Service Commission will then establish an Eligibility List.

    Interview: Individuals on the eligibility list may be invited back to Alliance to complete a Department Head interview process with the organization.

    To Submit your information or for additional information or questions,

    Contact: Carla Mayhew, Civil Service Secretary, PO Box D, Alliance, NE 69301
    (308)762-5400 ext. 2217.

    Posted Aug. 26, 2020
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  • Control System Support Specialist

    SALARY: $27.02 - $36.04 Hourly
    OPENING DATE: 08/22/20
    CLOSING DATE: 09/11/20 11:59 PM
    JOB POSTING INFORMATION:

    Hours: Full time, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

    This is highly skilled technical work. This position involves custom computer applications programming; database management; the installation, troubleshooting, user training, and assistance associated with hardware and software for personal computers and various peripheral equipment; assistance in Local Area Network (LAN) system administration; and assistance with configurations and maintenance of the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for treatment plants.

    Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent supplemented by vocational or college-level coursework in computer programming and 2Â years of experience in water, wastewater, or electrical plant operations or process control systems or equivalent.

    Necessary Special Requirement: Possession of a valid driver’s license when operating a vehicle is necessary for the satisfactory performance of duties.

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/lincolnne/default.cfm
    Position #202000342
    CONTROL SYSTEM SUPPORT SPECIALIST
    DT

  • City Manager

    Minot, ND (population 48,000), is searching for an experienced City Manager. The Magic City, located in north central North Dakota is the fourth largest city in the state and a regional hub. Minot has a growing economy fueled by energy and agriculture. Minot is home to Minot State University, The North Dakota State Fair, Norsk Hostfest, The Minot Symphony and numerous other cultural amenities. The City and region offer abundant outdoor recreation for all ages and interests. Minot has an active downtown with unique shops and restaurants. Minot has excellent schools. The community enjoys direct air service to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Denver, Las Vegas and Mesa. Minot is also close to Canada with cities like Winnipeg and Regina within a five-hour vehicle travel distance.
    Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, business administration or related field. A Master’s degree is preferred. Candidates will ideally have five to seven years increasingly responsible executive level experience in an organization of similar size.
    Starting salary is $140,000 – 170,000 +/- DOQ. Interested candidates should apply by Sept. 25, 2020 with resume, cover letter and five professional references to: Charlene Stevens, Senior Vice President, GovHRUSA. Apply online at www.GovHRjobs.com.

    Posted Aug. 19, 2020
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  • Finance Director

    Finance Director

    The City of Sidney is excited to present a great opportunity for a dynamic and engaging leader to serve as Finance Director.

    The Finance Director will serve as the Chief Financial Officer of the City of Sidney, providing highly responsible and complex financial and administrative support to City Administration. Responsible for preparing, compiling and presenting the annual budget document for the City. Monitors expenditures during the year and makes recommendations to the City Manager for budget modifications or additional funds. Ensures financial reporting and procedural compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations as well as generally accepted governmental and accounting principles. Coordinates the annual audit and is responsible for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

    Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field required or equivalent combination of training and experience. Five years of progressively responsible municipal finance work preferred. Salary range: $65,000 to $72,000 negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. Full benefit package.

    See www.cityofsidney.org for more info or contact Jo Houser, 308.254.7002 for application and position summary. Position will remain open until filled. First review of applications is September 18, 2020. EOE

    Posted Aug. 11, 2020
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  • Utility Production Engineer

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Utility Production Engineer position. This position participates in evaluating, planning, designing, recommending, and coordinating the construction of various systems, facilities, and related engineering activities of high-pressure steam and combustion turbine electrical generation plants and water distribution systems. Experience in power plant operations and instrumentation and electrical work is preferred. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering. Residency is required within six (6) months of date of hire. Working hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and as needed during outages/emergencies. Salary range: $82,114.45-$120,451.76 annually.

    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

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    Posted Aug. 7, 2020

  • City Manager

    City of Rawlins, Wyoming
    Salary: $114,000 - $140,000

    The City of Rawlins, (pop. approx. 9,000), is located in south central Wyoming. The city operates on a FY 2019/2020 budget of $36,853,841 and employs 109 FTEs. City departments include City Hall, Downtown Development Authority/Main Street, Fire, Police, Public Works, and Recreation Services. Under the direction of the City Council, the City Manager performs highly responsible management, administrative, and professional duties as the Chief Executive Officer of the city.

    A bachelor's degree in public or business administration, business, accounting, finance, or a closely related field is required, along with 8 years of progressively responsible administrative experience in municipal government, including significant administrative, financial and personnel management responsibilities, and 5 years of experience as a city or county manager is highly preferred. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position will be considered.

    For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online". For questions, call 206-368-0050. The City of Rawlins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: April 5, 2020 (open until filled).

    Posted July 29, 2020
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  • ELECTRICAL LINEMAN/FOREMAN – FULL TIME

    The City of Burwell, NE is accepting applications for a full-time Electrical Lineman/Foreman. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to attain CDL within six months of hire. The following links, City Electric Lineman Description and Employment Application, are viewable/printable as needed.
    Applications are also available at Burwell City Hall, 404 Grand Ave., Burwell, NE 68823 or by emailing cityofburwell@nctc.net. Completed applications, along with a cover letter and resume, should be mailed or delivered to the city office address above and will be accepted until the position is filled.
    Salary package is negotiable DOE, with excellent fringe benefits, including vacation, sick time, retirement, family medical and holidays.
    The City of Burwell 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
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    Posted Aug. 4, 2020

  • Northeast Nemaha County Disaster Recovery Coordinator

    Nature of Work: Coordinate the work of the Northeast Nemaha County Long-Term Recovery Group (LTRG) and assist the City of Peru with disaster recovery efforts. In addition, work with individuals as needed on disaster recovery needs.
    Examples of Work:
     Build and maintain relationships with potential funding sources.
     Evaluate and seek grants and other financial opportunities to advance disaster recovery.
     Attend meetings and coordinate the work of the LTRG steering committee, subcommittees, and working groups.
     Help develop and see to completion priorities for disaster recovery in Peru and Northeast Nemaha County.
     Be a visible representative of the LTRG.
     Provide outreach, public relations and reports to citizens, business groups, other organizations, government entities about the disaster recovery process.
     Report at each meeting of the LTRG Steering Committee and City Council.
     Recruit, train and supervise volunteers, interns and others assisting with disaster recovery as needed.
     Assist individuals affected by disaster recovery.
    Required Qualifications:
     Bachelor’s degree
     Self-starter
     Excellent communication skills with competence as a writer
     The ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of individuals
    Preferred Qualifications:
     Experience with federal and state funding sources
     Experience working with municipal government and/or the public sector
    Term & Reporting: This is a full-time, 12-month contract which reports to the LTRG. The LTRG is affiliated with the Nebraska Community Foundation.
    Documents Needed to Apply: Cover letter, resume’ and contact information for three references.
    Contact: In order to apply, please submit cover letter, resume’ and references to the Northeast Nemaha County Long-Term Recovery Group via Amy Mincer at amincer@peru.edu or (402)872-2239. Application review process will begin August 10 and will remain open until the position is filled.

    Posted Aug. 4, 2020

  • City Manager

    City Manager
    Griswold, Iowa
    Salary: $45,000-$55,000
    Griswold, Iowa, population 1,036 is seeking a high-quality candidate with strong, energetic, and visionary leadership skills to serve as their next City Manager. Griswold is a stable and attractive community in the Hearltland of America. The classic downtown, community parks, neighborhoods, and recreation areas are set in the backdrop of wooded areas and farmland. Griswold is in Cass County, just about 50 miles east of the Omaha, NE and Council Bluffs, IA metropolitan area and 16 miles south of Atlantic, which is Cass County Seat. It has the advantage of all the resources of major metropolitan areas with less than an hour’s drive while living in a small community with lower cost of living. To learn more about Griswold and the position profile, visit their website at https://www.griswoldia.org/
    The successful candidate will have experience with economic development, budgeting, and financial management, strategic planning, and be ethical, creative, responsive and a teambuilder. The next City Manager shall be a skilled communicator with the public, mayor and council, staff, and public.
    Deadline:
    August 21, 2020
    Minimum Requirements:
    Position requires a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public administration, political science, accounting, finance, business management or administration, economics, or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Three years of responsible government operations and management experience.
    More Information:
    Job Announcement and Position Profile available at www.griswoldia.org. Confidential materials such as a cover letter, resume, salary history, and 5 professional references should be sent to: Midwest Municipal Consulting LLC, ehansen.mmc@gmail.com. 515-391-9816

  • City Administrator

    The City of Alma is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. Under the supervision of the Mayor and direction of the Mayor and City Council, the Administrator is appointed for an indefinite period, solely on the basis of administrative qualifications. The City Administrator is responsible for the daily operation and proper administration of all of the affairs of the city and shall have general supervisory authority over all city departments.

    Candidates must possess excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills; have knowledge of and ability to apply city, state and federal laws, policies and regulations; have knowledge of and ability to apply the principles, practices, and policies of municipal government; have knowledge of City responsibilities and ability to use independent judgment in the performance of duties; possess exceptional oral and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis with elected and appointed officials, city employees and the public; analyze the needs of the community for all types of community and economic development projects; and be responsible for preparing grant applications and administering grants when appropriate. A comprehensive listing of duties and qualifications may be found on our website: www.almacity.com

    Minimum training and experience include graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; desired experience includes five years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license; and must be bondable.

    Benefits include vacation time, sick time, holiday pay, retirement, and health insurance. Salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience. All training and experience requirements may be waived or modified for an exceptional applicant.

    The City of Alma is an EOE. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume, a completed application, and references to City Clerk, City of Alma, P O Box 468, Alma NE 68920 or submit electronically at cityclk@almacity.com

    Posted Aug. 7, 2020
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  • Chief of Police

    CHIEF OF POLICE - $6,086 - $7,466/month

    Applications accepted until filled. Interviews begin August 20, 2020. Must meet minimum requirements. Assumes full management responsibility for Police Department services and activities including crime prevention, investigation, policy and procedure formation, goal setting, traffic control and enforcement, and objectives for the law enforcement function of the City. Supervises 11 sworn and 2 civilian positions. Full job description, application, and minimum requirements: 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.

  • City Administrator

    City Administrator
    City of Nebraska City
    Nebraska City, NE 68410
    $115,925 - $128,765
    Nebraska City is the county seat of Otoe County, Nebraska. This historical community of 7,300 is ideally located in southeastern Nebraska; 45 miles to Omaha, 50 miles to Lincoln, and 140 miles to Kansas City. Its centralized location makes Nebraska City the perfect place to live, work, and play.
    The City of Nebraska City is a full-service city which operates under the commission form of municipal government. The City Council is comprised of 5 members, including the Mayor. There are four City Commissioners, each elected to represent a specific functional area of the City (Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Streets, and Finance). A professional City Administrator, appointed by and reporting to the City Council, manages the day-to-day operations of the City.
    The City of Nebraska City seeks an active, creative, visionary, but grounded servant leader to serve as its new City Administrator. This is a highly responsible administrative and management position assisting the Mayor and City Commissioners in coordinating the daily operation and overall administration of city government. The selected candidate will be responsible for a number of varied projects, critical issues, and initiatives, both city- and community-related; working closely with the Mayor, Department Heads, and City Commissioners. Timely and accurate responses are required both written and verbal, to elected officials, department heads, City staff, community leaders, citizens, and media.
    Minimum Qualifications Required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration or a related field, from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience;
    • 5 years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license;
    • Must be bondable.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university;
    • 10 years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    This is a full-time, exempt position. The salary range for this position is $115,925 - $128,765 annually, depending on qualifications and experience, plus a competitive benefits package. Training and experience requirements may be waived by the Mayor with approval of the City Council. Once hired, the City Administrator must reside within the City limits of Nebraska City.
    Visit the City’s website, https://nebraskacityne.gov/city-departments/job-openings/, for a full description of duties and responsibilities related to this position. Submit cover letter, resume, and at least 4 references (including no more than one personal reference) to City Attorney Drew Graham, via either: • An email to dgraham@nebraskacity.com or • A sealed envelope marked “City Administrator Applicant” to City Attorney 1409 Central Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410. First review of applications will begin on Aug. 31, 2020. Position open until filled. EOE.

    Posted Aug. 3, 2020
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  • Maintenance Worker II- Building Building Department

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Maintenance Worker II- Building position. This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of City buildings and grounds and other related facilities. One to two years of experience comparable to that of a Maintenance Worker I in the City of Grand Island. Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, valid driver’s license. Working hours: Monday-Friday working 40 hours per week with occasional overtime to fulfill work duties. Salary range: $19.09-$25.75 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. Applications must be submitted by 3 p.m. on August 25, 2020. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Aug. 17, 2020
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  • City Manager

    Alliance, Nebraska (8,500 population) - The City of Alliance is looking for its next City Manager. Applications for Interim City Manager will also be accepted. With a broad range of responsibilities and exposure to a full-service local government operation, managing our community will allow you to utilize your wide-ranging talents and skills.
    Alliance provides an extensive 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 108 FTEs of which 25 are assigned to the Police Department and 4 to the Fire Department. Alliance has a 2020 all funds budget of approximately $54.5 million, with a reserve in the General Fund of $3 million. The 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 size 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. First review: October 30, 2020 but will remain open until filled. To apply online, visit www.cityofalliance.net click on Job Opportunities and follow the directions provided.
    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 to jobs@cityofalliance.net. For questions, contact Carla Mayhew at 308-762-5400.

    Timetable:
    October 30, 2020 First Review for Applications
    Nov. – Dec. 2020 Selection of Finalists, Interviews, and Selection
    January 2021 City Manager Starting Date

    Posted Sept. 15, 2020
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