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CITY OF SEWARD
FULL TIME POSITION
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - $14.42 - $19.61/hour
Applications accepted until filled. Application review begins December 16, 2019. Serves as administrative assistant to City Administrator; performs and assists with administrative work at City Hall for the offices of City Clerk, Human Resources and Finance; assists the utility office with customer service, billing, and posting. Job description and application: www.CityofSewardNE.gov. Seward City Hall, 537 Main St.; P.O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434 (402-643-2928). Reasonable accommodations available for persons needing assistance in completing application & should be made at time of application. All positions of employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted Dec. 4, 2019
CITY OF SEWARD
FULL TIME SALARY POSITION
CITY ENGINEER - $5,980 - $7,973/mo
Applications accepted until filled. Application review begins December 27, 2019. Applicant must have Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related engineering field of study from an accredited four-year college or university & registration as a professional civil engineer in the State of Nebraska; must be able to provide professional engineering services in connection with planning, organizing, directing & coordinating activities involving municipal streets, storm sewers, water distribution & wastewater collection and treatment; must possess a valid driver’s license. Job description and application: www.CityofSewardNE.gov. Seward City Hall, 537 Main St.; P.O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434 (402-643-2928). Reasonable accommodations available for persons needing assistance in completing application & should be made at time of application. All positions of employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted Dec. 4, 2019
City of Broken Bow, Ne is accepting applications for the position of City Treasurer. The City Treasurer assists with the financial affairs and analyses of the City. Candidates must possess excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, financial management or business administration, CPA preferred, 2 to 5 years of experience in managing finance, accounting, and budgeting. This position requires strong, written, and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail. Must be able to be bonded. Salary and benefits will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.
The City of Broken Bow is an EOE. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume, a completed application, and 3 references to City Treasurer Search, Attn: Stephanie Wright, P.O. Box 504 Broken Bow, NE 68822. Application materials may be submitted electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted Dec. 4, 2019
Environmental Services Program and Development Manager
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2019 UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED
The City of Sioux City has a rare opportunity for an innovative and progressive Environmental Services Program & Development Manager. This position will be responsible for the review and development of plans, stormwater management and MS4 permit oversight, stormwater pollution prevention plan reviews, solid waste contracts and recycling. The person selected will develop and oversee an operating budget in excess of $5 million. Experience with budgeting and project oversight is preferred.
Annual salary starts at $68,446.56
For a complete job description, minimum qualifications and to apply, please visit our website at
or go straight to our Job Opportunities at
The City of Sioux City is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted Dec. 2, 2019
Aquatics Center Supervisor
The City of Chadron is seeking a well-qualified individual for the position of Aquatics Center Supervisor. The primary duty is the management of the Chadron Aquatics and Wellness Center, a year round facility featuring a pool, therapy pool, walking track and community room. The ideal candidate will be a decisive, energetic, insightful leader that naturally presents information in a clear, concise, and direct manner; thorough in preparation; and an excellent example and mentor to staff. This position involves substantial public contact and requires strength in multi-tasking, excellent organizational skills, and collaborating to strategize and prioritize projects, programs, and issues. Comprehensive background check, pre-employment physical and pre-employment drug test is required if an offer is made. The base hiring rate is $18.45 with an excellent benefit package. Position open until filled. Applications and more information are available on our website at www.chadron-nebraska.com. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Posted Dec. 2, 2019
Traffic Signal Technician
Public Works Department . The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for a Traffic Signal Technician. This position performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the preventative maintenance and repair of traffic control devices and related electronic equipment. Three years of practical experience in maintenance, repair, and operations of traffic signal systems is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Formal or informal electrical education or training which ensures the ability to perform all duty functions at a level necessary for successful job performance. Working hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
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 are being accepted until 3 p.m. on December 23, 2019. EOE/AAE, including disability/vets
Posted Dec. 2, 2019
Dakota City, NE (pop. 1,919), is a scenic community located on the banks of the Missouri River in Northeast Nebraska. Dakota City is currently accepting applications for a City Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer. Dakota City has a Mayor and Council form of government with the Mayor and City Council being elected at large. The City employs seven full-time, three part-time, and three seasonal employees. We are a small community located in a larger MSA of Sioux City, IA that is currently growing by leaps and bounds. Dakota City is a progressive community with a proud history, fantastic recreation, progressive library, a family-oriented environment, and a great place to call home.
The ideal applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Public Administration or Political Science and three years of experience in municipal government or a related field. The successful candidate will need to have a strong background in finance, budgeting, personnel administration, short-term and long-term planning, and communication skills. Knowledge and experience in economic development is preferred but not required. Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Dakota City has an excellent benefits package. City of Dakota City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To view the application and job description, please visit Dakota City’s official website: http://www.dakotacity.net/city/employment/
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application by December 11th, 2019 to:
City Administrator Search Committee
P.O. Box 482
Dakota City, NE 68731
Submit electronically via email to email@example.com.
Posted Nov. 25, 2019
Ralston, NE – Pop. 7,220. The City of Ralston is accepting resumes for the position of City Administrator. This position is responsible for the direction, administration and coordination of the daily operations of the City government. This position directs and controls the overall operations of the City to ensure the optimum services to the community In accordance with professional and administrative standards, municipal ordinances and general policy established by the Mayor and City Council. Minimum requirements include: Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration. Master’s Degree in public administration is preferred. Must have a minimum of four (4) years of supervisory/ management experience. A minimum of three (3) years working in a municipality with a population similar to (or larger than) the population of Ralston is preferred. ICMA Credentialed Manager designation preferred. Experience or knowledge regarding arena, sports facilities or entertainment venues. Must be bondable. The city may accept any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Salary based on experience, with competitive benefits. Apply with cover letter and resume to Ralston City Hall, 5500 S. 77th Street, Ralston, Nebraska 68127, or to firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete job description can be found at www.cityofralston.com. This position will remain open until filled. EOE
Posted Nov. 21, 2019
The City of Chappell is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Lineman. This position works under the Utilities Foreman in the operation and maintenance of the city owned electric distribution and water system. Applicant must be willing to obtain Lineman certification, Grade 4 water operator license and have a CDL. Prefer electrical lineman experience. Wage is based on qualifications. Quality benefits package. Application can be obtained at PO Box 487, 757 2nd Street, Chappell, NE 69129. Website is www.chappellne.org. Inquiries can be sent to 308-874-2401 or Faxed to 308-874-2508. EOE. Position will be open until filled.
Posted Dec. 2, 2019
City Manager, Treynor, Iowa. (Population ~ 950). Progressive and growing community in west central Iowa, located just east of Council Bluffs, IA in Pottawattamie County, is seeking an energetic leader for the position of City Manager.
Salary range is $60,000 to $85,000, depending upon qualifications, with a full range of benefits. The city manager directly oversees the following municipal departments: city hall, wastewater, water, streets, parks & recreation, code enforcement, zoning, economic development and finance, which includes 4 full time employees including the position of City Administrator and an annual operating budget of $2 million (FY 19-20).
The city manager is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the five member city council and mayor fully advised of the city’s financial condition and overall future needs.
Qualifications include four- year college degree in public administration, business administration, or similar qualifying experience in a public / private sector management position. A strong financial background, with an emphasis on city finance, budget development, strategic planning, and economic development is preferred.
Potential candidates can view a community and position profile on the City’s website
(www.treynor.com), after it has been posted on November 20, 2019. Application materials requested include: cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.
Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on December 18, 2019. Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC, 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to email@example.com.
Contact: Patrick Callahan
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC
firstname.lastname@example.org (563) 599-3708
Posted Nov. 21, 2019
Street Department Superintendent
The City of Chadron is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Street Superintendent. Qualifications include: High School Diploma or equivalent, plus three to five years related experience; Nebraska Driver’s license with Class A CDL endorsement; must possess a Nebraska Street Superintendent’s license, or have the ability to attain within two years. Position requires pre-employment drug test, pre-employment physical and background check. Excellent benefits package available. An exempt position, salary is commensurate with qualifications. Interested applicants should submit a resume and application to Bev Bartlett, Human Resource Officer, City of Chadron, PO Box 390, Chadron NE 69337, (308) 432-0505. Applications are available by emailing email@example.com or on the website www.chadron-nebraska.com. Interview process will start the week of December 16, 2019. Position open until filled. The City of Chadron is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted Nov. 19, 2019
Summary of Duties
Manages City’s finances, budget, and banking. Supervises customer service, accounts payable, utility billing, tax collection, business licensing, cashiering, and accounting functions. Serves on the City’s Executive Management Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Supervises customer service, accounts payable, utility billing/collection, tax collection, business licensing, cashiering and accounting functions;
• Supervises staff, including training, overseeing work, participating in disciplinary decisions and actions, and establishing and evaluating appropriate performance standards in accordance with department goals and objectives;
• Serves as liaison to banks, on-line payment providers and procurement card vendor;
• Monitors bank balances, reviews and completes bank reconciliations, and records adjusting and correcting entries;
• Records electronic drafts, month end, year end and payroll journal entries;
• Maintains and projects cash flow requirements;
• Administers the City’s procurement and fleet card processes including card access and purchasing limits;
• Issues General Ordinance Summons to businesses not licensed with the City and represents the City in Court for those summons;
• Manages investments of idle funds to obtain maximum return and tracks pooled investments and interest earnings;
• Facilitates budget preparation and approval process and assists Directors with budget resolutions, adjustments, correcting entries and year-end encumbrances;
• Works with County and State to calculate property tax levies in accordance with State Laws and deadline;
• Administers accounting software security and staff training;
• Monitors accounts including general ledger, receivables sub-ledger, journal entries, travel expense audits and internal controls;
• Serves as liaison to outside audit firm to facilitate annual audits and the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report;
• Prepares reports and analyses for City Administrator, Department Directors and City Council;
• Serves on the Executive Management Team to provide expertise and advice regarding finance and budget issues;
• Maintains cash vault; and
• Assists with special projects and performs other similar duties as assigned.
• Supervises Accounting Technician and Accounting Assistant/Customer Service Representative positions.
• Facilitates City-wide budget preparation and approval process. Monitors ongoing budgets with directors and makes necessary adjustments throughout the year.
• Must possess a bachelor’s degree and at least five years of progressively responsible and directly related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies
• Knowledge of governmental fund accounting, city ordinances, generally accepted accounting principles, and state statutes related to property tax, business licensing, spending tax dollars, contracts and government purchasing requirements;
• Knowledge of City revenue streams, budget policy, investment policy and travel policy;
• Knowledge of internal controls;
• Knowledge of pooled cash system and allocation methods;
• Knowledge of banking, on-line payment providers and credit card agreements;
• Knowledge of and skill in supervising others;
• Knowledge of and skilled in accounting and analytics;
• Ability to work with customers, staff, local business owners and outside auditors;
• Ability to facilitate meetings effectively and efficiently;
• Ability to interact effectively with individuals who may be confused, upset or irate;
• Ability to remain calm and level-headed during times of high pressure or stress;
• Ability to think analytically and apply sound judgment, solve problems, make effective decisions and act with integrity;
• Ability to comprehend, process, and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job;
• Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries;
• Ability to accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files;
• Ability to perform high volume bank reconciliations under time pressure;
• Ability to forecast revenues and expenditures;
• Ability to use City resources effectively and efficiently.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Other Requirements
• Work is performed in an office environment;
• May be required to reach with hands and arms, sit; stand, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
• May be required to lift/move up to 25 pounds (such as a box of paper).
Resume review will begin on December 13, 2019. The City’s aim is to have the selected candidate on board by March 2, 2020, in time for a three-week training period with the outgoing Finance Manager, who is retiring March 20, 2020.
Please apply via the following link:
Posted Nov. 18, 2019
The City of Grand Island will conduct Police Officer testing. Testing is tentatively scheduled for Friday, January 3, 2020. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma 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 (member 4 or form with separation code and re-enlistment code), if applicable.
Salary range: $22.64-$35.95 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 Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at 3 pm. EOE and AAE including disability/vets.
Posted Nov. 18, 2019
Due to retirement, the City of Superior seeks a Utility Manager. Under the broad guidance of the Mayor and City Council, directs and manages the Electric, Gas, Wastewater and Water Utility Departments, and the City Street Department. Ensures compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations to provide routine, safe operation of the utility and street systems for the conveyance of utilities and transportation of the public. Effectively represents the City to local, state and federal governmental agencies, community groups, various businesses, professional, and regulatory organizations, and citizens.
The ideal candidate has knowledge and understanding of utility systems and treatment, paving and street repair, engineering and design of roadways, waterways and utility systems, management principles including personnel management and workforce control and budget and principles of utility financing, including utility rate structures. Able to read and understand plans and specifications, and meets and bounds determinations. The candidate should easily convey knowledge to others through good written and oral communication have a high degree of organizational skills and be self-motivated and self-directed to plan, organize, direct, and set work objectives.
A Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, engineering, engineering technology, environmental science or related technical field, and three years’ experience is desired; or the equivalent of 5 years or more experience in municipal utilities, city streets, city government, or systems and system problem solving.
Send cover letter, resume and completed application to: City Clerk, City of Superior, PO Box 160, Superior, NE 68978 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are available on the City’s website www.cityofsuperior.net. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Position will remain open until filled. City of Superior is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be considered.
Posted Nov. 14, 2019
Deputy City Clerk
The City of Grand Island is hiring a Deputy City Clerk. The Deputy City Clerk assists the City Clerk in planning and implementing the activities and operations of the Office of the City Clerk to promote open and transparent governmental services. In the absence of the City Clerk, the Deputy Clerk shall perform the duties of the City Clerk as set by statute, ordinance, and resolution. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent supplemented by coursework in public or business administration, or a related field. Also, must have knowledge of Deputy City Clerk duties at a level acquired through other government work such as City, County or State, or related fields with the ability to obtain Municipal Clerk Certification. Working hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; may need to attend Tuesday evening City Council meetings.
Salary range: $27.44-$35.53 per hour plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more information and to apply visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Position will remain open until filled. EOE/AAE, including disability/vets.
Posted Nov. 13, 2019
The City of Lyons seeks a candidate for city maintenance worker. This is a full-time position performing a variety of tasks and operating all types of equipment; assisting in sewer, water plant, electric operations; operating a tractor and pickup truck; installing and repairing water, sewer, gas and electric lines; assisting with snow removal and performing other duties as assigned by Utility Superintendent, and be willing to attend training for certification in water, waste water and natural gas operations. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license, do some heavy lifting and live within a 10 mile radius of Lyons city limits. Benefits include insurance, holidays, vacation, and a retirement plan. Drug testing is required. Applications are available at the Lyons City Office, 335 Main St., Lyons NE 68038 or by calling 402-687-2485. Contact Ron at 402-307-0170 with any questions. EOE.
Posted Nov. 8, 2019
Full-Time Maintenance Position
The Village of Eagle is accepting applications for a full time Village Maintenance Worker. This position requires a variety of duties including the operation and maintenance of light, medium and heavy equipment such as street sweepers, snowplow trucks, backhoes, skid steers and mowing equipment; operation of the well system and wastewater treatment facility; routine building and property ground maintenance; general repair and maintenance of equipment; and experience in basic plumbing and construction or maintenance techniques. Municipal or maintenance background desired. Candidate must have a valid Nebraska driver’s license. Physical and background check required upon offer of employment. Certification as a Class IV Water Operator and Class II Wastewater Operator desired or may be required within 12 months of employment. Salary range is $12.00-$18.00 per hour (without Water and/or Sewer License) and $15.00-$25.00 per hour (with Water and/or Sewer License). Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, disability/life insurance, retirement, paid vacation, holidays and sick leave. Applications can be obtained at the Village of Eagle office located at 727 South 1st Street, Eagle, NE 68347 or online at www.eaglene.gov. Applications will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on December 11, 2019. Please contact Nick Nystrom at 402-781-2748 or by e-mail at email@example.com for additional job description information.
Posted Nov. 8, 2019
The City of Red Cloud, Nebraska has an immediate opening for a full-time Utility Worker. This person will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of utilities including water, sewer and electricity as well as assisting in other departments as needed. A list of duties is available upon request. Must be in good health and possess a valid driver’s license as well as a CDL. Wastewater and water certification is helpful but not required. Experience &/or formal training in the electrical field preferred. Benefit package includes insurance, vacation, holidays and retirement. Applications are available at Red Cloud City Hall at 540 North Webster Street and should be returned to City Hall. Applications will be accepted until such time as the position is filled. EOE. For more information call 402-746-2215 or 2214.
Posted Nov. 7, 2019
Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor
The City of Aurora is accepting applications within the Public Works Division for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor. The duties will include but are not limited to; performing technical and supervisory work as head operator; participating in the operation and maintenance of the sewage treatment plant; perform all sampling, laboratory testing and reporting of all necessary wastewater tests, including, daily, weekly, and monthly readings; monitor sludge utilization according to EPA regulations and work with Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality to comply with all requirements of NPDES permit. Experience preferred in the field of
wastewater treatment, including laboratory analysis and education. Must have a valid Nebraska Driver’s License. Salary is DOQ, with an excellent benefit package. Applications can be obtained at; Aurora City Offices, 905 13th Street, Aurora, Nebraska, 68818; website at www.cityofaurora.org or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Position will remain open until filled. The City of Aurora is an EOE
Posted Nov. 5, 2019
The Village of Cody, NE is accepting applications for a full-time maintenance position to oversee the Village's maintenance needs. Duties include oversight of water and wastewater system, streets, snow removal, equipment care, weekly trash pick-up and disposal, up-keep of village public areas (park, ball field, arena) and some seasonal requirements (Christmas decorating, 4th of July, etc.). The successful applicant must be able to obtain a grade 4 water license (we will provide training to right applicant if not licensed at hiring). A valid Nebraska driver's license is a must and a CDL will be required if hired. Wage is commensurate with experience. North central Nebraska is a great place to live for the outdoor person. We are a small town of about 150 population located in the Sandhills of Cherry County. The high school and middle school are located in Cody and the grade school is located nearby; together they form the Cody Kilgore Unified Schools. We have a grocery, restaurant, banking, post office, fuel, repair and service shops as well as other services available. We are situated about half-way in-between Valentine and Gordon on Highway 20. Applications are available by calling the clerk at 402-823-4118 or writing to Village of Cody, POBox 118, Cody, NE 69211. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE
Posted Nov. 5, 2019
Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator
City of Waverly is seeking applicants for Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator.
Performs skilled on-site inspections of building construction and repair work to assure compliance with building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes; implements and administers flood plain, zoning and subdivision regulation; coordinates and assists in the review of flood plain applications, subdivision plats, zoning amendments and comprehensive plan updates; responsible for periodic on-site observation of public infrastructure upgrades to ensure compliance with plans and specs; and performs other duties in the City as required.
Four-year college degree in Construction Management, engineering or similar construction training, or High School graduate/GED with equivalent training and work experience. Must be certified by International Code Council as one of the following: Building Inspector (Commercial or Residential), or Plan Examiner (Commercial or Residential) or be able to take a certification exam within six months from date of employment.
For full job description, contact the Waverly City Office at 402-786-2312 or email Stephanie Fisher, City Administrator at email@example.com. Position open until filled. EOE.
Posted Nov. 4, 2019
The City of Windsor Heights seeks a City Administrator with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills as well as:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, public policy or related field; MPA preferred;
• A minimum of three to five years of experience in a senior management role;
• Experience developing and administering budgets, including capital budgets;
• The ability to mentor, lead and develop staff;
• Previous experience with economic development, particularly redevelopment.
Starting salary range is $100,000 – $115,000+/-DOQ with an excellent benefit package.
Apply by January 10, 2020 to Charlene Stevens at GovHRJobs.com
Posted Dec. 2, 2019
The Village of Bennet is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Clerk/Treasurer.
Bennet is located in Lancaster County approximately 10 miles southeast of Lincoln, 1.5 miles south of Nebraska Highway #2 on Highway #43. Bennet’s population is currently estimated as 964 residents within the corporate limits of the village. Population trends indicate Bennet will reach the statutory threshold for classification as a city of the second class by the conclusion of the 2020 census.
This position requires wide experience in government practices. The ideal candidate should possess a degree in Public Administration or equivalent experience. Knowledge in finance management and budgeting is preferred, with experience in office and personnel management.
Wages are based on skill, experience and educational attributes, and a competitive benefit package is offered. Application form and job description are available at the Bennet Village Office 685 Monroe Street. Job award is subject to veteran’s preference. Phone 402.782.3300; email firstname.lastname@example.org The Village of Bennet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted Dec. 2, 2019
Senior Center Manager
The Village of Utica is accepting applications for a manager at the Utica Senior Center.
Information and applications are available at the clerk’s office, 466 1st Street in Utica, or by phone 402-534-4237.
Positions will remain open until filled. EOE.
Posted Dec. 2, 2019