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  • City of Bridgeport, City Administrator

    The City of Bridgeport is seeking applicants for a Part-Time City Administrator. Bridgeport is a progressive City of approximately 1,500 residents located in western Nebraska. Applicants should have strong skills in written and verbal communication, staff supervision, and community development. The position of City Administrator is highly visible and requires exceptional interpersonal and time management skills. The position is responsible for oversight of all operations of City government and assignment of personnel responsibilities under the direction of the Mayor and City Council. Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
    Interested candidates may obtain an application packet with instructions by emailing a request to dhuck@cityofbport.com with the subject line “City Administrator 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 Jan. 16, 2018
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  • City Administrator City of David City

    City Administrator City of David City (Population 2,906)
    David City, Nebraska

    Salary: Negotiable; based on experience and qualifications. Competitive benefits.

    The City Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city. The applicant should have strong skills in the areas of budget, finance, organizational management, public safety, public utilities, human resource management and grant writing. A Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Public or Business Administration, or related field of government, or commensurate education and experience is required.

    Interested candidates should contact the City Office at 557 4th Street (PO Box 191), David City, NE 68632 (402) 367-3135, to request an application and job description.

    Resume, references and application will be accepted until the position is filled. Office hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    The City of David City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Jan. 18, 2019
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  • Police Officer

    The Ord Police Department is seeking individuals who have been called to serve their community in the field of law enforcement. You must be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid driver’s license, be a U.S. Citizen, a high school graduate or equivalent, have no felony or certain misdemeanor or traffic convictions, and must be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation. Certification is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person. Non-certified applicants will be required to have successfully completed the T.A.B.E. test and to provide a copy of the results with their completed applications. If selected, an uncertified officer must qualify for and complete basic law enforcement certification at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center as required by state statute.
    The Ord Police Department is looking for a candidate who is self-motivated, energetic, responsible, mature, passionate about their community and who understands and practices servant leadership. We offer a progressive and positive work environment, with good equipment which is always in the process of being upgraded. We partner with area agencies to provide training, as well as sending our officers to off-site training, when available. We offer competitive wages, and benefits include paid family health insurance with a city contribution to HSA, dental insurance, life insurance, 7% city retirement match, vacation, sick leave, uniforms and equipment. The City currently provides take home patrol vehicles.
    First review of applications will take place on February 1st, 2019. Applications will close on February 15, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. No late applications will be accepted. Those applicants who are invited to test will be notified of the testing date and location.
    Applications may be obtained by contacting the Ord Police Department in person or by mail, at 205 South 17th Street, Ord, NE, 68862; e-mail ordpd@ordne.org ; or by phone 308.728.5991 EOE

    Posted Jan. 14, 2019
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  • Code Enforcement Official

    The City of Fairbury is accepting applications for the position of Code Enforcement Official. Under the direction of the City Administrator, the Code Enforcement Official will monitor and enforce a variety of applicable ordinances, codes, and regulations related to zoning, land use, building, public nuisances, animal, health and safety, blight, and other matters of public concern. Position oversees the City’s code enforcement program from beginning to finish by responding to citizen complaints, identifying code violations, performing building and property inspections, tracking violation progress, and assisting with the abatement of nuisances. Position must be able to operate a computer, a variety of machinery and have experience in the construction trades. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Position requires effective written and verbal communication skills. Applicant must enjoy working with the public and be able to work in a kind, courteous, and helpful manner with staff and public. Finalists must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history. Post-Offer Employment Testing (POET), including but not limited, to drug screening, criminal background check and a Physical Capacity Profile will be required. The pay range for this position is $15.00/hour to $21.11/hour. The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision insurance plans as well as an employer sponsored retirement plan. Please visit www.fairburyne.org or City Hall for a detailed job description and application. The City of Fairbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position will remain open until filled. Candidates may either apply online, by mail, or email an application to:
    Collin Bielser
    City Administrator
    P.O. Box 554
    Fairbury, Ne 68352
    cbielser@fairburyne.org

    Posted Jan. 7, 2019
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  • City Administrator

    Gardner, Kansas, (pop. 21,583; $62.5 million budget; 150 FTEs) is located in southwest Johnson County and recognized as one of the most rapidly growing communities in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The City of Gardner is seeking an innovative, engaged, collaborative individual with visionary ideas to serve in its City Administrator position.

    Gardner is a vibrant city with a robust business climate, affordable housing, award-winning public schools, and an extensive parks system. As the owner and manager of its electric, water and sewer utilities, the city is a premier site for continued economic growth.

    The City Administrator oversees all city departments and reports to a visionary mayor and five-member council. The ideal applicant holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration or a related field, master’s degree preferred, and a minimum of five years of municipal management experience or a combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills and abilities to effectively perform the required duties.

    Competitive benefits and salary DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three work-related references to LEAPS-Gardner@lkm.org or LEAPS-Gardner, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS, 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin Feb. 1, 2019. EOE

    Posted Jan. 7, 2019
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  • Public Safety Dispatcher/911

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Public Safety Dispatcher/911 position. This position performs a variety of duties and responsibilities involved in receiving incoming calls for public safety emergency assistance and the dispatching of necessary units. Customer service, dispatching or call center experience is preferred. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Must be able to work in a 24/7 work environment. Possession of, or ability to obtain, certification in the operation of the National Crime Information Computer within twelve (12) months of hire. Possession of, or ability to obtain, certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher within twelve (12) months of hire. Possession of, or ability to obtain, certification in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) within twelve (12) months of hire. Possession of Law Enforcement Training Center Telecommunicator Course Certificate within twelve (12) months of hire.

    Salary range: $18.44-$25.95 per hour plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on Jan. 30, 2019. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Jan. 7, 2019
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  • Lineworker Apprentice/First Class

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Lineworker Apprentice/First Class position. This position performs skilled and specialized work in the construction, maintenance and operation of an electrical distribution, transmission, overhead and underground systems. Experience working with an electrical utility is preferred. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid Class A CDL within 6 months of hire. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid certification in CPR and first aid within 6 months of hire. Residency required within 6 months of hire. Salary: $25.17-$40.73 per hour plus excellent benefits. Working hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; on-call rotation.

    Salary range: $25.17-$40.73 per hour plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2019. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Jan. 16, 2019.
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  • Director of Finance

    City of Hastings,Nebraska, (pop. 25,000) seeks an experienced and talented leader with uncompromising ethics and integrity as well as strong technical skills. The Director of Finance is responsible for overseeing and managing all activities of the Finance Department; recommending and administering policies and procedures; overseeing and participating in all short-range and long range financial activities for the City; and performing all statutory duties assigned to the City Treasurer.
    This appointed position is responsible for coordinating department activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations; providing staff assistance to the City Administrator, Mayor and City Council; preparing and presenting reports and other necessary correspondence.
    The Finance department is responsible for managing the City’s accounting, cash management, investments, inventory control, fixed assets, budgeting, financial reporting, payroll, financial records maintenance, bond issuance, and accounts receivable/payable.
    Requirements include: Considerable knowledge of finance and cash and accrual accounting practices, procedures, policies and ordinances of municipal government and municipal utilities; knowledge of modern human resources practices relating to staff supervision and municipal management principles and practices; and knowledge of a comprehensive municipal finance program including budgeting, financial management, auditing, and investing/borrowing.
     A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Management, Accounting, Finance or a related field is required.
     At least Five years of progressively responsible municipal government finance/accounting experience is required.
     Electric and/or gas utility experience operations a plus, but not required.
     Certified Public Accountant a plus, but not required.
    Salary range for this position is $93,849 – $125,688 in addition to an excellent benefit package.
    Interested candidates must submit a City of Hastings Application, supplemental questionnaire, resume, and three references. A full job description and application including questionnaire can be obtained at www.cityofhastings.org/FinDir18 or in Human Resources, 1228 N. Denver Avenue, Hastings, NE 68901. Position open until filled with Jan. 31, 2019 first review date.

    Posted Jan. 7, 2019
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  • Wastewater Plant Operator I - Public Works Department

    Join the award-winning Wastewater Treatment Plant team! The City of Grand Island’s Wastewater Treatment Plant is accepting applications for a Wastewater Plant Operator I. This position performs a variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Additional specialized training in wastewater treatment plant operations or a related field is desirable. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. A commercial driver's license Class A with airbrake endorsement is desirable. Possession of a Class IV Wastewater Operator's Certification with or without the Provisional qualification within 18 months of start date.

    Salary range: $18.91-$26.59 hourly plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on January 9, 2019. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Dec. 20, 2018
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  • Parks Superintendent - Parks & Recreation Department

    The City of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Parks Superintendent position. This position manages, directs and coordinates the maintenance of parks and recreational facilities including supervision of the landscaping of parks, grounds and athletic fields. Four years of increasingly responsible experience in park operations or a closely related field, which includes two years of supervisory responsibility. Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in parks and recreation, horticulture or a closely related field. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a Grade V Water Operator's license.

    Salary range: $67,035.90-$99,253.44 annually plus great benefits. Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on December 28, 2018. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Dec. 20, 2018
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  • Fleet Services Mechanic, Public Works Department

    The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Fleet Services Mechanic position. This position performs minor and major mechanical repairs to gasoline and diesel powered automotive, heavy construction and other power-driven vehicles and equipment. One to two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of vehicles and diesel and gasoline powered equipment. Working hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Salary range: $23.31-$34.54 per hour plus great benefits.

    Candidates are subject to a background check. For more detailed information and to apply, visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on January 3, 2019. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G

    Posted Dec. 17, 2018
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  • Seward, NE (pop 7,043) located just west of Lincoln, Nebraskas State Capital on the I-80 corridor, Nebraskas Official 4th of July City, the Seward County Seat, Progressive Business District and home to Concordia University.

    The City of Seward is seeking highly-qualified applicants for the position of full-time Police Officer I. Currently, the City has one opening for Police Officer I. Salary range $19.39 to $25.83/hr plus full benefits. The ideal applicant must have a strong work ethic and values to enforce all State statutes, City ordinances and Federal statutes; and maintain law and order within the City of Seward. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire; a U.S. Citizen; graduate of high school or GED equivalent; meet all requirements of entrance to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center basic recruit Academy http://www.nletc.state.ne.us/training_programs.html within the prescribed period of time, or any equivalent combination of training and experience; possess valid drivers license, pass vision and physical exam, and background.

    Individuals claiming Veteran’s Preference must include a copy of DD214 with the application. 5% Certified Preference Credit added to the passing written examination score for individuals holding a current State Certification for Police Officer and who submit a copy of the Certification with the application. Applicant must present copy of: current driver’s license/picture ID and copy of high school diploma or equivalent on day of examination. Written and oral examination will be held on January 23, 2019. No alternative examination date will be offered. Applicants must pass a written exam with a score of 70% to be eligible for the oral interview. Civil Service Commission reserves the right to limit the number who undertake oral interview.

    The City is offering a $3,000 Bonus for valid NLETC certified officers or those certified in another state meeting reciprocity requirements: $1500 paid upon completion of the City’s Field Training Program, and an additional $1500 paid after completion of year one of employment.
    Application and job announcement available at City Hall, 537 Main St., P. O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434-0038 (402-643-2928) and at Citys website: www.CityofSewardNE.gov. Reasonable accommodations available for persons 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 of Seward is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Qualified Applicants will submit the application by 12:00 p.m., (noon) Monday, January 7, 2019 to Civil Service Secretary Bonnie Otte, 537 Main St., P.O. Box 38, Seward, NE 68434-0038.

    Posted Dec. 12, 2018
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  • City of Seward accepting applications until filled for Street Maintenance Worker I - Duties to include manual labor in construction, maintenance & repair of streets, storm sewers, dike, buildings & grounds; drives trucks & operates light equipment; may assist in parks, cemeteries, recreation & recycling center facilities; performs general vehicle maintenance; must possess Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or acquisition within six months of employment. Pay range: $14.08 - $18.59 per hour, depending on experience. Application & job description available at Seward City Hall, 537 Main St.; P. O. Box 38; Seward NE 68434-0038; (402-643-2928) or may be downloaded at City’s website: www.CityofSewardNE.gov Reasonable accommodations are available for persons needing assistance in completing application & should be made at time of application. All positions of employment with the City of Seward are subject to a Veteran’s Preference. The City of Seward is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Dec. 12, 2018
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  • Finance Officer

    The City of North Sioux City has an opening for a Finance Officer. The City of North Sioux City (2,750) is located at the confluence of the Big Sioux and Missouri Rivers over the border from Sioux City, IA and South Sioux City, NE. Under the appointment of the City Council and indirect supervision of the City Administrator the Finance Officer is responsible for all aspects of the financial processes of the City. This includes, but is not limited to, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and bank reconciliation. The Finance Officer is responsible for the supervision of an Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Assistant Finance Officers. The Finance officer shall be knowledgeable about long range planning, budgets, financial planning, and maintaining the responsible accounting of the City. 3 years’ experience and a college degree in business, finance, or a related field is desired. Applications, resume, and 3 professional references can be sent to Ted Cherry, City Administrator at 504 River Drive, North Sioux City, SD 57049 or to cityofnsc@northsiouxcity-sd.gov. Applications and full job description can be found online at https://northsiouxcity-sd.gov/departments/human-resources/

    Posted Dec. 11, 2018
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  • Journeyman Lineman

    The City of Yuma, Colorado, Electric Department has an immediate opening for an Journeyman
    Lineman. The City of Yuma (population 3.524) is located about 150 miles northeast of the
    Denver metro area. Under the direction of the Electric Superintendent, the Journeyman lineman
    is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and construction of a electrical substation and
    distribution system; including overhead and underground. The successful candidate will have
    completed an accredited Journeyman lineman apprenticeship program, obtained a
    Journeyman’s Licence, and have at least three years of increasingly responsible experience in
    an electric utility. Candidates must also possess or be able to obtain Class A CDL license and
    be insurable under the City’s insurance policy. The position will be required to take on-call
    rotation. Pre-employment requirements will include a written skills test, criminal background
    check, and drug and alcohol screening. A City employment application is required. The City of
    Yuma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information or to receive an application,
    contact John Prettyman, Electrical Superintendent at 970-848-3878 x 2112, email at
    j.prettyman@yumacolo.org , or by U.S. mail at City of Yuma, PO Box 265, 910 South Main
    Street, Yuma CO 80759. The position will remain open until filled.

    Posted Dec. 10, 2018
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  • City Clerk-Treasurer

    The City of Yutan is seeking a full-time person to fill the appointed position of City Clerk-Treasurer. Responsible for preparing and maintaining official municipal records; Responsible for preparing, filing and processing of the budget; acts as a custodian for all City funds; manages and develops both the accounting and utility activities for the City; able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned by the City of Yutan, an EOE employer; and has authority over office personnel. High School diploma or equivalent. Experience and/or training in an office, in accounting procedures and methods including computerization, business administration, and supervision. Prior municipal experience preferred. Experience with Quickbooks and Microsoft Office software preferred. Competitive pay based on experience and certification. Job description and applications are available at the Yutan City Office: 112 Vine Street, Yutan, NE 68073. (402) 625-2112.

    Posted Dec. 5, 2018
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  • Lineman I

    City of Wayne Municipal Utilities is currently accepting applications for a Lineman I position. A minimum of 5 year’s experience in the electrical field or technical school graduate is preferred. Examples of work: Participates in construction, maintenance and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution and transmission lines; sets poles, strings wire, and hangs or installs transformers, lightning arresters, cut-outs, cross arms and insulators and related components; performs most skilled lineman tasks in constructing 2,400 to 13,000 volt lines; and monthly meter reading. Pay range will be $19.36 - $27.18. Starting pay will be based on prior experience and certifications. Applications and job description are available at the City of Wayne, 306 Pearl Street, Wayne, NE 68787. Applications are due by 1/31/19 and should be returned to Betty McGuire, City Clerk, with applicable resume. City of Wayne is an EOE. For more information, call 402-375-2896 and ask for Tim Sutton, Electric Distribution Superintendent.

    Posted Dec. 3, 2018
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  • Assistant Director of Public Works

    The City of York Public Works Department is in search of an excellent manager. We are looking for a visionary person who is highly self-motivated. Job requirements include: Four years of previous asset and public management experience. Experience with GIS, GPS, ArcGIS, CityWorks, CAD and/or related software. Previous work in planning and zoning, flood plain management, building codes, road and bridge construction, and public utility systems. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a closely related field is required. Preferred skills include: Preparation, interpretation and verification of engineering plans and specifications. Oversight of construction projects for compliance with contract documents, codes and standards. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in Nebraska is preferred. Send cover letter, resume, and completed application (available on city website) to: Mitchell D. Doht, City Engineer/Director of Public Works, 100 E. 4th St., York, Nebraska 68467, mdoht@cityofyork.net. May request full job description from the same address.

    Posted Nov. 27, 2018
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  • Utility Worker

    Village of Arcadia is looking for a full-time utility worker to help with garbage route, mowing, weed eating, snow removal and other duties as specified by Utilities Superintendent. Must be at least 18 years old and have valid Nebraska driver’s license. Competitive wage based on experience. References required. Pick up application at Village Office, 110 W Bridge Street, Arcadia. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE. Call 308-789-6552 for questions.

    Posted Nov. 16, 2018
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  • Electric Lineman

    The City of Curtis, Neb., is accepting applications for a Lineman. This individual will oversee and maintain all areas of the Curtis Light and Water electrical distribution system and generating plant. Duties include, but are not limited to, maintenance, repair and upgrades of all electric systems. Requirements include a valid Nebraska driver’s license, must obtain CDL. Electrical and or lineman experience is highly preferred. The City of Curtis will consider training an individual with the aptitude and desire to learn this position. All training and certification costs will be paid by the city. Wage will depend on experience and certifications. Full family health insurance and retirement included. Curtis has great schools, friendly people, low crime, spectacular Arrowhead Meadows Golf Course, and is situated in the heart of some of the best hunting and fishing in the Midwest. Relocation incentives are available through the Medicine Valley Economic Development Corporation. Visit Curtisnebraska.com for information on the area. Resume and references can be mailed to: City of Curtis, P.O. Box 6, Curtis NE 69025 or emailed to curtis@curtis-ne.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Curtis is an EOE. Contact Doug Schultz 308-367-4122 or curtis@curtis-ne.com with questions.

    Posted Nov. 29, 2018
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  • City Treasurer/ Finance Director

    City of Gering, NE: City Treasurer/Finance Director. Salary $64,625-$83,600 Full service city including electric utility, city owned convention center, and golf course. Desire bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business and four years experience of progressively responsible financial employment. CPA, CMA, CGFM certification preferred. Prepares monthly and annual financial statements, arranges for annual audit, including preparing audit schedules, prepares the City’s budget document, and has a strong emphasis on accounting software/computerized accounting knowledge, and developing financial plans. Directly manages five utility billing & accounting staff members. Ability to carry out council policies and strategies and work with department heads and staff. A full job description and application can be obtained at the City of Gering Administration offices or on the City of Gering website, www.gering.org. Return resume & references in a sealed envelope marked “City Treasurer/Finance Director applicant” to Tammy Cooley, Human Resource Director, P.O. Box 687, Gering, NE 69341 by February 1, 2019. EOE

    Posted Dec. 20, 2018
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