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  • City Administrator, Fairbury

    City of Fairbury is seeking qualified candidates for position of City Administrator.
    With a pop. just under 4,000, Fairbury is a 2nd class city with a Mayor-Council form of government with an annual budget more than $30 million.
    The city is a full-service, offering water, wastewater, sanitation, and electric, as well as library, museum, street, and park departments. Law enforcement is provided by the Jefferson County Sherriff’s Department and fire is provided by the RFD.
    The city seeks candidates with strong interpersonal & communication. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field, master’s degree preferred. Work experience may be substituted for education. The successful candidate must be able to competently create and manage budgets, oversee & develop personnel.
    The City of Fairbury offers a competitive salary, DOE and qualifications. Benefits package including medical, dental/vision and paid vacation and sick leave. Employees may also participate in a matching 6% retirement plan. www.fairburyne.org
    Please apply by submitting a resume, cover letter, & contact info for 3 professional references to:
    Erin Reimer, City Clerk
    P.O. Box 554
    Fairbury, NE 68352

    or email ereimer@fairburyne.org

    Position is open until filled; City of Fairbury is an EOE.

    Posted Sept. 26, 2022
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  • Police Officer, 2 Full-Time Positions, Seward

    Full benefits. $25.03/hr - $33.22/hr

    Are you interested in a challenging, yet rewarding career where you can have a meaningful impact on your community? If so, the City of Seward is seeking highly-qualified applicants to fill two position openings for Police Officer. Applicants must be: 21 years old, U.S. citizen, high school graduate or equivalent and meet all entrance requirements to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. Individuals claiming Veteran’s Preference must include a copy of DD214 with the application. Individuals who are certified as an officer in Nebraska or another state must submit a copy of the Certification with their application. Civil Service Testing and oral examination dates to be announced after initial applications review. Entry-Level Applicants must pass the exam with a score of 70% to be eligible for the oral interview. Lateral and Reciprocal candidates will participate only in the oral interview step. The Civil Service Commission reserves the right to limit the number who undertake oral interview. $6,000 Bonus for valid NLETC certified officers or those certified in another state meeting reciprocity requirements. Job description and application form available at City Hall, P.O. Box 38; Seward, Nebraska 68434; 402-643-2928 or from City’s website: www.CityofSewardNE.gov. Initial application review date will be 2:00 p.m. on October 17, 2022, with applications accepted until both positions filled. Reasonable accommodations available if needing assistance in completing application and should be made at time of application. All positions of employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Sept. 22, 2022
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  • Treasurer, Valley

    Pay Range: $20.00- 34.00/ hour
    Starting salary is dependent on qualifications, plus a benefit package which includes health, dental, vision, life and disability coverage plus employee deferred compensation plan, vacation, and holidays. The City of Valley is an equal opportunity employer.
    Job Description
    The City Treasurer shall be the custodian of all moneys belonging to the City. Responsible for the coordination and maintenance of accounting, budget, collections, cost accounting and auditing. Participates in the formulation and execution of accounting and financial policies. Reports to the City Administrator.
    Job Responsibilities
    • Deposit all money collected as treasurer subject to all regulations imposed by law or adopted by the City.
    • Maintain an account of each fund or appropriation belonging to the City.
    • Maintains all accounting software; implements upgrades as needed.
    • Keep a record of all warrants paid and from which fund.
    • Provide monthly and annual reports to the Mayor and City Council showing the condition of all accounts owned by the City.
    • Conducts monthly reconciliation of all accounts owned by the City.
    • Assist City Administrator in preparing the annual budget for City Council approval.
    • Creates monthly financial reports, and others as requested by various departments, agencies, or City Council.
    • Performs other duties as required.
    Recommended Qualifications
    Associates degree in related field supplemented with accounting course work or equivalent work experience will be considered. Knowledge and ability to apply GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) in daily transactions; knowledge and ability to apply policy and procedure to all accounting functions of the City. High degree of organizational skills. Computer experience is required, with good working knowledge and experience using MS Office and Excel.

    Posted Sept. 9, 2022
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  • Public Works Supervisor, Gothenburg

    The City of Gothenburg is accepting applications for the position of Public Works Supervisor.
    Essential duties include performing a variety of supervisory, administrative, skilled, technical, and maintenance work in the operation, planning, construction, repair, maintenance, and replacement of City Services. City Services shall include water, sewer, street, and storm drainage facilities and systems, parks, cemetery, and tree lot. Must maintain required state certifications to be the water operator for the City of Gothenburg and required state certifications for wastewater. Full job description and application may be picked up at the City Office at 409 9th Street; or you can apply online at https://ci.gothenburg.ne.us/. If you have any questions contact Tara Hite, HR/Admin. Assistant at (308)537-3668. The City is an EOE, offering a good starting salary and an excellent benefit package. This position will remain open until filled.

    Posted Sept. 20, 2022
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  • Personal Property Sale, Chappell

    Notice of Personal Property Sale – City of Chappell
    Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Chappell is offering personal property for sale. There shall be a minimum bid of $25,000.00 (twenty-five thousand dollars) and the City of Chappell reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Sale shall be by sealed bids to be received on or before 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at the Chappell City Office; payment due in full by cashier’s check or certified funds within 15 days of acceptance of bid; lake dredge to be delivered at buyer’s expense after payment is received.
    The personal property affected by this notice is described as follows:
    Piranha Remote Controlled Dredge 80lb thrust trolling motor, 24v battery pack and charger, floating discharge piping, floating discharge hose, trailer for dredge.
    For more information please call 308-874-2401 or email chappellcityhall@hotmail.com

    Posted Sept. 20, 2022
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  • Police Officer, Valentine

    Position Title: Police Officer
    Agency Name: Valentine Police Department
    Category: Law Enforcement
    Location: Valentine, NE
    Description: The City of Valentine is seeking a highly-qualified applicant for the position of full-time Police Officer. Applicants must be U.S. citizens; 21 years of age; never convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor by any Court, be in good physical condition and possess excellent moral character; possess a valid driver's license and a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Applicants must meet all requirements for entry into the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center or have a current Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification. Applicant must be able to work weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts.
    Please send resume and cover letter to Chief Miller at 365 N Main St. Suite 10, Valentine, NE 69201 or email to valentinepd@ValentineNE.gov. The position will be opened until filled. The City of Valentine is an Equal Opportunity and Veteran Preference Employer.

    Salary: Starting wage non-certified $23.13
    Closing Date: Open Until Filled
    Contact Person: Chief Dana Miller
    Contact Email: valentinepd@ValentineNE.gov
    Contact Phone: 402-376-3055
    Contact Address: 365 N Main St. Suite 10
    Valentine, NE 69201
    Web Site: www.valentineNE.gov
    Date Posted: 09/20/2022

    Posted Sept. 20, 2022
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  • Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher) Joint Communication Center, City of Columbus

    Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher) Joint Communication Center, City of Columbus

    Certified dispatchers will carry over vacation, sick and comp hours and will accrue new hours at beginning of accrual as a new employee.

    The City of Columbus has current job openings and are accepting applications for the positions of a fulltime Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher) at the Joint Communication Center. This will be a night shift position, will work every other weekend and some holidays.

    The position is responsible for technical work receiving and dispatching emergency service calls on an assigned shift. A critical requirement of this class is receiving calls for emergency service and dispatching emergency service units on a regular basis. Work involves operating an emergency service console receiving and dispatching calls for emergency services including police, fire, and medical services. An employee is also responsible for monitoring a variety of emergency broadcast and information services. Work is performed under general supervision from the Lead Communications Specialist. The employee exercises some independent judgment in dispatching appropriate units to the scene. Must be able to pass a typing test of 35WPM.

    Pay Range is $20.72 – $27.97 per hour and offers a competitive benefit package.

    Vacation & Sick hours
    Paid Holidays
    Health, Dental, Vision
    Free Life Ins. and Long Term Disability
    Pension starts immediately with a 6% match

    Obtain applications from the City Hall, 2424 14 St, Columbus, NE or download from the City of Columbus website www.columbusne.us . If you would like a full job description, contact Tammy by email tammy.orender@columbusne.us or call 402-562-4243.

    Tammy Orender
    Human Resource Director

    Posted Sept. 12, 2022
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  • The Town of Paonia, located on the beautiful western slope of CO is currently seeking to fill the full time position of Town Administrator. Job Description (which includes salary, benefits, and application instructions) and a Recruitment Brochure can be viewed at: Job Opportunities for the Town of Paonia | Town of Paonia (colorado.gov)

    Posted Sept. 12, 2022
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  • Utilities Supervisor, Greeley

    The Village of Greeley is accepting applications for a full time Utilities Supervisor. Job responsibilities include but not limited to: maintenance, repair and upgrades of all utility systems, streets and parks; equipment operation; water and sewer sampling. Applicants must be at least 19 years of age and have high school diploma or equivalent. Must possess basic computer skills, have a valid Nebraska driver’s license, and pass a background check and drug test. Must be able to obtain Nebraska Grade III water operator license, Grade II wastewater treatment facility certification, and ornamental and turf pesticide training, and public health and pest control applicator’s certification within one year of hire. Emergency on-call is a job requirement. Must reside within Village limits. Wages based on qualifications and experience. For application contact the Village Clerk at vog@centercable.tv, 102 S Kildare, Greeley, NE 68842 or call (308) 428-4010. Submit completed application along with current resume to above address. Position opened until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Sept. 12, 2022
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  • Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher) Joint Communication Center, Columbus

    Certified dispatchers will carry over vacation, sick and comp hours and will accrue new hours at beginning of accrual as a new employee.

    The City of Columbus has current job openings and are accepting applications for the positions of a fulltime Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher) at the Joint Communication Center. This will be a night shift position, will work every other weekend and some holidays.

    The position is responsible for technical work receiving and dispatching emergency service calls on an assigned shift. A critical requirement of this class is receiving calls for emergency service and dispatching emergency service units on a regular basis. Work involves operating an emergency service console receiving and dispatching calls for emergency services including police, fire, and medical services. An employee is also responsible for monitoring a variety of emergency broadcast and information services. Work is performed under general supervision from the Lead Communications Specialist. The employee exercises some independent judgment in dispatching appropriate units to the scene. Must be able to pass a typing test of 35WPM. Must live within 30 minutes of the Communication Center.

    Pay Range is $18.54 – $25.07 per hour and offers a competitive benefit package.

    Vacation & Sick hours
    Paid Holidays
    Health, Dental, Vision
    Free Life Ins. and Long Term Disability
    Pension starts immediately with a 6% match

    Obtain applications from the City Hall, 2424 14 St, Columbus, NE or download from the City of Columbus website www.columbusne.us . If you would like a full job description, contact Tammy by email tammy.orender@columbusne.us or call 402-562-4243.

    Tammy Orender, Human Resource Director

    Posted Aug. 17, 2022
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  • Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation

    HIRING RANGE DOQ: $3,564.00 - $4,821.60 bi-weekly

    DEADLINE FOR FILING: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

    THE POSITION
    Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and skilled parks and recreation professional to serve as its Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation. This person will be responsible for the day to day operational functions of the department as well as strategic planning for the department. The Assistant Director works collaboratively with parks and recreation staff and across the City of Sioux Falls in support of the department’s mission, vision and goals and its comprehensive parks and recreation system plan. The position supervises division leadership and office support staff.

    QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in parks or recreation administration, business administration, public administration or related field and a minimum of five (5) years’ progressively responsible experience in parks and recreation administration, four (4) of which are in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of education, experience, and training that may be acceptable to the hiring authority.
    Possession of a valid driver’s license is desirable.

    APPLICATION AND SELECTION
    Apply online at www.siouxfalls.org/careers. Most qualified will be invited for testing. If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact, 72 hours prior to closing date, 605-367-8740 or recruiter@siouxfalls.org.

    Posted Aug. 22, 2022
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  • Water / Wastewater Operators, St. Paul

    The City of St. Paul is accepting applications for one full-time water operator and two full-time wastewater operators. Wages based on experience. Individuals will perform tasks in construction and maintenance of the city's water distribution and sewage collection system and help with the mechanical operations of water treatment facilities and wastewater treatment facilities. Positions include benefit package including health insurance, retirement, vacation, sick leave and holidays. A complete job description is available by contacting the City office at 308-754-4483. Positions will remain open until filled.

    Posted Aug. 18, 2022
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  • Utilities/Maintenance Worker, Water Operations, Kearney

    Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2022 – Utilities – Under general supervision, perform semi-skilled and skilled labor in the maintenance and operation of water
    distribution / transmission system and the sanitary sewer collection system. Install residential and commercial water service. Repair leaks in distribution system
    including service lines, main breaks, valve and meter repair. Cleaning of the sanitary sewer collection mains and repairing the infrastructure as needed.
    Completion of a high school level education or G.E.D.; experience equivalent to one year of manual labor and heavy equipment work. Must possess a valid
    Nebraska driver’s license. Must currently possess or be able to obtain a valid Nebraska CDL within 6 months of hire. Hourly pay: $22.05, plus full benefits.
    Application available at www.cityofkearney.org. The City of Kearney is an EEO.

    Posted Sept. 16, 2022
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  • Firefighter/Paramedic & Firefighter/EMT, South Sioux City

    The City of South Sioux City Fire Department will be accepting applications until Noon on Thursday, September 29th for testing to “establish an eligibility list with anticipated openings” for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic and Firefighter/EMT. Any future vacancies will be filled from this list while it is active. (There are currently 2 openings.) Beginning annual salary for this position is $53,078 - $58,838. Application packets are available at City Hall, 1615 First Avenue, SSC, NE, 68776 or by calling Mary at (402) 494-7504. Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age and must be certified as a Paramedic or EMT at time of application, Firefighter 1 preferred but not required. Must meet residency requirement within 6 months of hire. Preference given to military status. The City of SSC is an EOE and encourages women and minorities to apply for any available position for which they are qualified.

    Posted Sept. 1, 2022
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  • Entry Level Attorney, Prosecution Division, Lincoln City Law Department

    The City Law Department for Lincoln, NE, has an opening for an entry level attorney in our Prosecution Division. This position handles a high volume of criminal cases in Lancaster County Court with an opportunity to actively engage in case management at all levels and strengthen courtroom skills by appearing in court daily and communicating with law enforcement, defendants, attorneys, and court personnel on a variety of city ordinance issues. This position will join a team of experienced prosecutors gaining exposure to all aspects of municipal prosecution including code enforcement, legislation, and appeals. This unique opportunity in public sector law offers work/life balance, stability, great professional peers and the chance to serve the community of Lincoln! The salary range is competitive at $62,267 - $104,262, with an impressive benefits package.
    Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited College of Law.
    Necessary Special Requirement: Membership in the State of Nebraska Bar Association with eligibility to practice law in the State of Nebraska prior to appointment.
    Applications must be submitted electronically by 09/18/2022 through the City of Lincoln Human Resources Department: https://www.lincoln.ne.gov/Home Keyword: jobs

    Posted Aug. 30, 2022
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  • City Administrator, City of Medicine Lodge, Kansas

    Job: City Administrator
    • Where: Medicine Lodge, Kansas USA
    • Salary Range: $80,000--$100,000
    • Population: 1,781
    • Form of Government: Mayor/Council
    Experience: The ideal candidate should have experience working in a municipal organization, or in a similar situation. City ‘CEO’ experience is preferred, but not necessarily required. Candidates should be able to demonstrate specific city-government education and/or acquired knowledge. Experience and expertise in budgeting, economic development and grant management is desired.
    Education: Minimum Bachelors’ degree; MPA or similar degree preferred.
    Salary Range: $80,000--$100,000, depending upon qualifications and experience. A negotiated employment contract will be offered upon selection, including a full range of benefits.
    Apply: Interested candidates may apply by submitting (digital only) resume and cover letter to: dosenbaugh@cox.net (Osenbaugh Consulting). Resumes accepted until 12:00, noon (CDT), Sept. 16, 2022. The Medicine Lodge Governing Body currently expects to conduct final interviews during the last week in September.
    Full Job Announcement: https://www.ransonfinancial.com/2022/08/24/city-administrator-medicine-lodge-ks-due-september-16-noon/

    Posted Aug. 25, 2022
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  • Recreation Coordinator, Norfolk

    Parks and Recreation Division, City of Norfolk. This position manages a variety of needs-based and mission appropriate activities for the community. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Coordinator administers prescribed programs, services, facilities and/or events; manages online registration, sports field scheduling, and campground reservations; coordinates with local athletic associations. This includes identifying appropriate programs to offer, hiring instructors/contractors, and promoting programs, while ensuring quality control and measuring success. A bachelor’s degree in recreation or a related field, or a minimum of two years of progressive work experience in the park and recreation industry and at least one year of supervisory experience preferred. A valid state driver’s license is required. Certification in CPR, First Aid and AED within three months of employment. Salary range is $3,807 - $5,290. Excellent benefit package. Application may be obtained at the City’s website: www.norfolkne.gov/humanresources or Human Resources Office, 309 N. 5th Street, Norfolk, NE 68701, (402) 844-2010. Submit resume and cover letter along with completed application. Closing date is Sept. 8, 2022. EOE.

    Posted Aug. 17, 2022
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  • Information Technology Technician, Douglas, Wyo.

    The City of Douglas is seeking a responsible individual to perform a variety of duties for coordinating the city’s information and communication systems. Considerable knowledge of modern and complex principles and practices of data processing and computer science is required. Wage is dependent on experience with a minimum starting wage of $27.29 per hour, plus an excellent benefit package. Visit our website human resources link (https://www.cityofdouglas.org/DocumentCenter/View/2102/Information-Technology-Technician-08-2022) for a full recruitment profile.
    Please submit a resume including experience and certifications; and a City of Douglas application for consideration. Applications may be obtained at the City of Douglas Administrative Services Department at 101 N. 4th Street, P.O. Box 1030, Douglas, WY 82633, 307-358-3462, or visit our website at (https://www.cityofdouglas.org/DocumentCenter/View/133). Applications will be accepted immediately with initial review beginning October 1, 2022.
    The City of Douglas is an EOE/ADA/Drug Free Employer.

    Posted Aug. 17, 2022
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  • Police Officer, Valley

    Patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, respond to calls, make arrests, issue citations, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crimes, and testify in court cases. Conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases, and perform a variety of administrative and technical duties in support of the department. The Valley Police Department works on a 12 hour shift, providing every other weekend off. This shift would be from 1900-0700 hours.

    The Valley Police Department can only accept those who are currently certified through Nebraska and are in good standing with the Nebraska Crime Commission. All interested persons should fill out an application at City of Valley - Employment Application (socs.net).

    Starting pay is $22/hr.

    Posted Aug. 17, 2022
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  • Firefighter/Paramedic/Hazardous Materials Technician Fire Department, Columbus

    $5,000 sign on bonus for certified Paramedics, $2,500 to be paid on first pay check, $2,500 to be paid at six month anniversary.

    The City of Columbus, Nebraska, is accepting applications for the position of a Firefighter/Paramedic/Hazardous Materials Technician with Civil Service testing taking place on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.

    This is public safety work in firefighting, emergency medical and hazardous materials response. An employee in this class is responsible for fire prevention and suppression, and for emergency medical care, and for initial response to and mitigation of hazardous materials releases. Work involves an element of personal danger, and requires knowledge and skill acquired only through specialized training. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Fire Department chain of command, and the employee exercises considerable public trust in judgement and in application of standard procedures.
    Required to pass security background check, physical exam and required immunizations.
    Responsible for responding to fire alarms, medical emergencies, hazardous materials, technical rescue and other calls to protect life and property; to participate in fire prevention and training, and to maintain the fire station and firefighting equipment.
    Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, possess high school diploma or equivalent. College level course work in fire science, fire administration or a related field is desirable. A combination of education, training and experience, which produces the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job and related to the essential functions of the position, is helpful. Must be a licensed Paramedic in the State of Nebraska or be willing to become one within 3 years of employment.

    This is a Civil Service position and requires a competitive written and physical test which will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. at the Columbus Fire Station, 4630 Howard Blvd, Columbus Nebraska. A practice of the physical agility test will be scheduled on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 10:00am and Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 10:00am located at, 1601 Bill Babka Drive, Columbus Nebraska for the applicants that want to practice the physical test. A Civil Service interview for passing score candidates will take place on a later date to be announced.
    Obtain applications from the City Hall, 2424 14 St, Columbus, NE or download from the City of Columbus website www.columbusne.us. All applications must be submitted to Tammy Orender by Monday, September 19, 2022. If you would like a full job description, contact Tammy by email tammy.orender@columbusne.us or call 402-562-4243.

    Base rate is approximately $43,820 - $61,596 with an additional $576/month Paramedic comp and opportunity for overtime.

    Tammy Orender
    Human Resources Director

    Posted Aug. 17, 2022
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  • Police Officer - Ogallala, NE

    The City of Ogallala Police Department is accepting applications for the position of POLICE OFFICER. Starting pay for certified officers is $24.00 hr., and non-certified officers is $20.42 hr. and increased to $24.00 hr. upon certification as a Nebraska Certified Officer.
    Valid certification needs to be presented with application. Applicants with a valid Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification or certification in another state that meets the reciprocity requirements of the NLETC will be eligible for lateral entry and eligible for Education\Training\Experience Bonus of $3,000. $1,500 paid upon completion of the Field Training Program, $1,500 after the completion of 1 year.
    Requirements: Must be a U.S. Citizen; at least 21 years of age; a high school diploma or equivalent; a valid driver's license; be of good character and have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. If applicable received an honorable separation from the military service. The City of Ogallala offers excellent benefits; comparable wages, overtime, training and twelve paid holidays. A full benefits package including health / vision insurance, dental insurance, term life insurance, uniforms, and 7% retirement benefit. You can reside within 20 minutes of city limits. Interested parties may request an application from Shannon Josjor Civil Service Administrative Assistant @ 308-284-2024 or e-mail shannon.josjor@ogallala-ne.gov. Applications will be accepted until 08/26/2022 @ 4:00 pm MTN EOE. Fair Housing City.

    Posted August 11, 2022
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  • Riley County Police Department Director, Manhattan

    The Riley County Law Enforcement Agency (Law Board) is seeking a highly qualified law enforcement professional to serve as the next Director of the Riley County Police Department.
    The Riley County Police Department is a consolidated law enforcement agency located in Manhattan, Kansas. Manhattan, Kansas is a diverse and growing community located in the heart of the Flint Hills. It is home to Kansas State University and located near the Fort Riley Army installation. The Department is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) which ensures high professional standards and promotes community advocacy.
    Who We Are: The Riley County Police Department is an evidence-based policing agency whose mission is to: “Reduce Crime and Improve the Quality of Life for the Citizens We Serve.” We are a law enforcement agency committed to being effective in our mission with procedural justice for citizens being paramount to our success. As a department, we model service by fostering a caring and supportive culture for our employees so they are prepared to serve the community in the same manner.
    Minimum Requirements include: US Citizen; Meet criteria for Kansas law enforcement certification in the State of Kansas; Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university from one of six regional accreditation agencies recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation; Minimum five years’ experience in the area of police administration at the command level; Capable of being bonded for not less than $10,000.00 upon appointment to the position; Commit to establishing residency within Riley County.
    General Description
    The Director of the Riley County Police Department provides direct and functional supervision over sworn and non-sworn supervisors.
    The Director is the chief executive officer of Riley County Police Department. The RCPD is a consolidated Law Enforcement agency, and the director is responsible for all law enforcement operations, including patrol, investigations, and corrections (jail). This position is appointed by the Riley County Law Enforcement Agency (Law Board) and includes a written contract between incumbent and the Board. Terms of the written contract supersedes the written job description when the contract and job description conflict. Under the general direction of the Law Board, the incumbent performs a variety of complex duties including managing all operations of the agency, defining the agency’s mission, and providing vision by which the agency will achieve its mission. Assures public and internal accountability for the efficient, effective and safe use of the resources allocated to the agency, delivery of expected service, and the technical competencies of the agency’s members. Duties are primarily administrative and policy making in nature and include: Control and oversight of agency activities; Determination of agency procedures; Planning of agency work priorities and goals; Establishing and monitoring agency budget; Implementation of programs and the training; Assignment and general supervision of all agency personnel. Major responsibilities require a high level of conceptual thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities with consistent attention to the agency’s mission, and to include collaboration with community stakeholders. Self-initiative as well as the ability and willingness to work a majority of time without direct supervision is required. Personal conduct (on-duty as well as off-duty) must be such that it does not bring disrepute or unnecessarily endanger the public’s trust or confidence in the agency or its members. The director shall reside in the county of Riley.
    The Riley County Police Department embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the department. The RCPD actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the departments’ commitment to its constituents.
    RCPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Reasonable accommodations will be considered as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    To apply: Submit the following to Riley County Law Board Selection Committee at: PO Box 986, Manhattan, KS 66505-0986.
    • Letter of interest: must detail career and professional contributions toward diversity and inclusion.
    • Comprehensive resume; and
    • Professional References
    Integrity is of utmost importance at the Riley County Police Department. Exaggerated, false or misleading statement may be cause for rejection of the application and/or termination of employment.
    Contact Law Board Chairperson Linda Morse for additional questions and information at: 785-776-6140 or 785-313-5612. Email: morse@cityofmhk.com. Questions specific to the Director search can be emailed to: RCPDdirectorsearch@gmail.com.
    Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Annual Salary $155,000.00 – Negotiable.
    For a complete job description: www.rileycountypolice.org/director
    Reciprocity information can be found: https://kletc.org/basic-training
    To learn more about the Riley County Police Department:
    https://www.rileycountypolice.org/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/RileyCountyPD
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RileyCountyPD
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/RileyCountyPD

    Posted June 21, 2022
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