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  • City Administrator

    City of Scott City, KS
    Job Details
    • Job: City Administrator
    • Where: Scott City, KS
    • Salary: $80,000-$105,000
    • Population: 4,025
    • Form of Government: Mayor/Council
    Community: A charming city located in Western KS, just 62 miles from the Colorado boarder and 48 miles south of Interstate 70.

    Salary Range: $85,000-$105,000, depending upon applicable experience. A negotiated employment contract will be offered upon selection, including a full range of benefits.
    Full Job Announcement Link: https://www.ransonfinancial.com/2021/02/13/city-administrator-scott-city-ks-due-03-12-2021/
    Apply: Interested candidates may apply by submitting a (digital only) resume and cover letter to: scottcityadmsearch@gmail.com. Resumes accepted until 12:00, noon (CST), March 12, 2021. The Governing Body currently expects to conduct final interviews during the latter part of March.

    Posted Feb. 18, 2021
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  • City Administrator/Economic Developer

    City Administrator/Economic Developer

    The City of Auburn is seeking applications for the position of City Administrator/Economic Developer.

    Auburn (population 3,460) is the county seat of Nemaha County, Nebraska, and is located in the southeast corner of Nebraska at the junction of U.S. Highways 75 and 136. Auburn is 63 miles south of Omaha, 69 miles southeast of Lincoln and 130 miles northwest of Kansas City, Missouri. Auburn is a progressive, forward-thinking community that offers an excellent education system, outstanding health related facilities, and numerous recreational opportunities. The City is committed to maintaining, updating, and expanding municipal infrastructure as part of providing quality facilities and services to its businesses and citizens.

    The City Administrator/Economic Developer will be responsible for the overall coordination of activities among the governmental departments along with planning, designing, and implementing economic development strategies in conjunction with the Auburn Development Council. City departments include Fire, Parks & Recreation, Library, Public Works, and Administration. Public Works, including electric, sewer, water, and wastewater treatment systems and services, will continue to be managed by the Auburn Board of Public Works and its General Manager.

    Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field and a minimum of four years of municipal government experience as a City Administrator, Assistant City Administrator, Economic Developer, or similar executive level position. Applicants must be familiar with federal, state, and local agencies and jurisdictions and the corresponding programs, regulations, and requirements of each. Strong skills in financial management, strategic planning, business development and retention, human resource management, public relations, team building, written and verbal communication, policy development, organization, and multi-tasking are essential.

    The position of City Administrator/Economic Developer is a full-time, exempt position that includes employee benefits. Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Qualified and interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, three verifiable references, salary history, and other support items to:

    Mayor Dan White
    City of Auburn
    1101 “J” Street
    Auburn, NE 68305

    Auburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position remains open until filled.

    Posted March 5, 2021
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  • Water Treatment Assistant Superintendent

    City: Storm Lake, IA
    Position Title: Water Treatment Assistant Superintendent
    Salary: $56,988 to $74,085
    Application Deadline: 03/31/2021

    The City of Storm Lake is now accepting applications for a full time position of Assistant Superintendent in the Water Treatment Plant. In planning for future transition, this position will train to be the Water Superintendent in the Water Treatment Plant.

    Applicants for the position must have a minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the field. Supervisory experience is a plus. The position requires a minimum of a Grade 3 water treatment certification issued by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Grade 4 certification must be obtained in six months. Certification reciprocity from other states will be considered.

    The City of Storm Lake is a team oriented work environment offering a competitive salary and a great benefits package. Salary will depend on qualifications and be commensurate with experience.

    Submit a completed City application, resume and cover letter to: City Clerk, 620 Erie Street, PO Box 1086, Storm Lake, Iowa 50588. Information about the City can be found at www.stormlake.org.

    The City of Storm Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug and Smoke Free Workplace.
    Contact information: Mayra Martinez, (712)-732-8000 or humanresources@stormlake.org

    Link: www.stormlake.org/jobs

    Posted March 5, 2021
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  • City Clerk/Human Resources Director

    CITY OF SEWARD
    FULL TIME POSITION
    FULL BENEFITS

    CITY CLERK/HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR - $5,083 - $7,056/mo

    Performs managerial work in municipal government; supervises and manages operations and personnel in the City Clerk Office; prepares and maintains official municipal records; conducts or reviews wage and benefit survey work and calculations; responsible for the administration of the City’s personnel system; assists City Administrator with employee performance evaluations; performs the duties of Civil Service Secretary/Chief Examiner and Secretary to the Community Redevelopment Authority. Evening meetings required. Applications accepted until filled. 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 March 3, 2021
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  • Environmental Services Program & Development Manager

    The City of Sioux City, Iowa, is seeking an individual who is passionate, self-motivated and driven to serve our community by occupying the position of Environmental Services Program & Development Manager.

    This position will work under the direction of the Utilities Director and is responsible for the review of all developmental plans, all storm water management facilities, and review and approve all storm water pollution prevention plans. The employee develops and manages environmental program concepts, rules, and policies in program areas such as integrated solid waste management, hazardous waste technology, and biological/environmental management.

    At the City of Sioux City, we value our employees by providing them the peace of mind through our exceptional compensation and benefits package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Our employees enjoy our competitive benefits which include but not limited to medical and dental coverage, life and cafeteria plan options, and generous paid leave time.

    Our employees are required to reside within 10 miles of the City of Sioux City limits which extends to other states: Nebraska and South Dakota.

    Work hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Please join our team! FOR A COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND TO APPLY:
    Go to: www.Sioux-city.org, scroll down and click on City Job Openings. You will then be redirected to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/siouxcity to where you can view all of the current open positions.

    The City of Sioux City is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    If you have any questions about a job opening, please call Human Resources at 712-279-6200.

    Posted Feb. 25, 2021
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  • Request for Proposals: Audio, Video, and Supporting Equipment Review, Inventory, Condition Assessment

    Name
    Request for Proposals: Audio, Video, and Supporting Equipment Review, Inventory, Condition Assessment

    City
    Brookings, South Dakota

    Description
    The City of Brookings, South Dakota and Brookings County, South Dakota are seeking proposals from qualified firms to complete an Audio, Video, and Supporting Equipment Review, Inventory, Condition Assessment, and 10-Year Capital Improvement Plan for several spaces in the Brookings City & County Government Center.

    The City and County are seeking to complete an audio, video and supporting equipment review and condition assessment, inventory with estimated lifespans, and 10-Year Capital Improvement Plan which includes a maintenance and replacement schedule with estimated costs for the audio, video, and supporting equipment. The inventory document will include a full inventory of all existing hardware, age, lifespan, and replacement cycle for the equipment located in five (5) rooms. The 10-Year Capital Improvement Plan document will include maintenance and replacement schedules for all audio, video, and supporting equipment hardware and software with estimated costs.

    Additional Details
    https://cityofbrookings-sd.gov/bids.aspx?bidID=376

    Deadline
    3/26/2021 5:00 PM

    Contact
    Jake Meshke
    jmeshke@cityofbrookings-sd.gov
    605-697-8639

    Posted March 5, 2021
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  • Building Official

    BUILDING OFFICIAL: Vermillion, SD – The City of Vermillion is accepting applications for a full-time Building Official. The Building Official manages the Code Enforcement Department to help promote safe and quality construction and enforce zoning regulations throughout the City. This position is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing outstanding levels of service in all phases of building and fire inspections, suppression and alarm systems, City code enforcement, and animal control. Seeking active certification as an ICC Certified Building Official or ability to obtain; prior working knowledge and experience in city ordinances, standards, safety regulations and enforcement including public contact in a municipal setting; demonstrated knowledge, skill, and experience in office computers and software systems are desirable to include word processing, database, and spreadsheets; and experience in general office procedures. Knowledge of the International Building Code, International Residential Code, International Existing Building Code, and International Fire Code is required. The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules; operation and maintenance instructions; manuals; and examine plans, blueprints, and specifications is required. The salary range commensurate with experience and qualifications. The City of Vermillion offers an excellent benefits package. For confidential consideration please submit an application and resume online. Visit vermillion.us/jobs. For more information about the community, visit livevermillion.com

    Posted March 5, 2021
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  • Electric Distribution Lineman

    City of Sutton, Nebraska is accepting applications for an Electric Distribution Lineman.

    This is a full-time position which requires knowledge and training of electrical distribution. The individual for the position will perform skilled line work in the operation, construction maintenance, and repair of overhead and underground electrical distribution systems. Experience in construction and maintenance of overhead and underground, primary/secondary is desired, or department foreman will train for the right individual with appropriately completed credentials. Education may substitute for some experience. Full benefits including health insurance, H.S.A., pension contribution, vacation, comp. time, uniforms, etc. Lineman will work under our electric utility foreman. Wage rates are negotiable, but compensatory with experience. Wage rate with multiple years of experience may start at $26/hour.

    Resume, cover letter and application may be sent to: Marla Newman, City Clerk, PO Box 430, Sutton, NE 68979-0430. A complete job description and application can be obtained by calling 402.773.4225 or by e-mail: cityofsutton@gmail.com Sutton is an equal opportunity employer. Position open until filled.

    Posted March 5, 2021
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  • Utility Superintendent

    The Village of Bradshaw is hiring for a utility superintendent. Job duties include but are not limited to: Operate light to heavy construction and maintenance equipment. Perform maintenance on streets, sewers, sidewalks, etc. Any combination of experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and work 14-hour shifts in cold weather when snow removal is needed.
    Special requirements: Must become certified in Class IV Water Operator and Waste Water. Classes will be paid for by the Village to receive these certifications. Salary will be based on experience.
    Benefits include: insurance stipend, retirement match, PTO & vacation. To apply contact the Bradshaw Village office at 402-736-4634 for an application or email resume to
    villageofbradshaw@windstream.net.

    Posted Feb. 25, 2021
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  • General Manager

    Shakopee Public Utilities (SPU) in Shakopee, Minnesota is seeking an experienced General Manager to guide the projected growth of its electric and water utilities. Located in southwest quadrant of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, SPU is experiencing new residential and commercial-industrial development. The General Manager position ensures that the needs of SPU customers are met by providing safe, high quality water and electric utility services in a cost efficient and effective manner, while promoting conservation and responsible management of resources. The position manages an overall budget of $51.1 million and a staff of 54 employees. The General Manager reports to the five-member SPU Commission. The compensation range for this position is up to $180,927, depending upon qualifications and experience. SPU offers a competitive benefits program including medical and dental insurance coverage and participation in the Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA). Reimbursement of relocation expenses is negotiable. Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and resume at: https://bakertilly.recruitmenthome.com/postings/2837. Applications will be reviewed on March 19, 2021.

    Posted Feb. 23, 2021
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  • Economic Development District Executive Director

    Economic Development District Executive Director
    The West Central Nebraska Development District, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants to fill an immediate opening for the Executive Director position with a coverage area of 18 counties and 58 incorporated communities in western and southwestern Nebraska.
    Job duties include overseeing a staff of four community economic development specialists, grant writing and administration, marketing of the agency, financial oversight and budgeting, engaging with communities and counties within the region, and business property management. Travel and night meetings will be required.
    Requires a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study including planning, economic development, economics, public or business administration or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience is required; Benefits and competitive wage based upon experience. The full time position is in the Ogallala, Nebraska office and will be open until filled. A complete job description can be found on the agency website at www.west-central-nebraska.com. Submit resume with cover letter to West Central Nebraska Development District, Executive Director Search Committee, PO Box 599, Ogallala, NE 69153 or by email to cjpoltack@west-central-nebraska.com with Executive Director Search Committee in the subject line. EOE.

    Posted Feb. 23, 2021
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  • Utility Superintendent

    UTILITY SUPERINTENDENT- The Village of Ansley is accepting applications for a Utility Superintendent. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to operation of the generating plant, maintenance, repair and upgrades of electric distribution system, maintenance and repair of the water system, taking water samples, and maintenance of the lift station and sewer system. This is a management position but must be willing to work with other departments when needed. Successful candidate must be willing to work after hours in emergency situations and must live within 20 minutes of Ansley. Applicants must
    possess a valid Nebraska driver's license with a clean driving record, must have or the ability to obtain a Nebraska Class B CDL, be willing to become a certified water operator, be able to obtain a Nebraska
    lagoon wastewater license within the first year of employment. (The Village will pay for
    training/certifications.) Electrical, lineman and bucket truck experience is preferred. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Wages are negotiable and will be based on experience and qualifications.
    Benefits include health insurance, matching retirement plan, vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.
    Resume and references can be mailed to: Village of Ansley, PO Box 307, Ansley, NE 68814, delivered to the Village Office at 217 Nile Street, Ansley, NE, or emailed to villageofansley@nctc.net. Please call 308- 935-1467 with any questions. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Village of
    Ansley is an EOE.

    Posted Feb. 22, 2021
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  • Horticulture Specialist

    Deadline: Thur., March 25, 2021 – Oversees ongoing planning, construction, development, and maintenance of The Gardens at Yanney Park. Provide aid and expertise throughout the park system in horticulture management. Operate with significant discretion and opportunity for independent action. Education equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in horticulture, plant science, landscape design, landscape architecture or a closely allied field, with 2 years of related experience. A master’s degree could substitute for experience. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to acquire a Nebraska Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator License w/ Ornamental and Turf Pest Control endorsement within 12 months of hire
    Hourly pay range is $21.54 - $30.30.
    Application and details available at www.cityofkearney.org. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or
    disability. EOE

    Posted Feb. 22, 2021
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  • Water/Wastewater Apprentice/Operator Position

    The City of Broken Bow Water/Wastewater Department is accepting applications for full-time employment.

    This position involves but not limited to construction of new water and sewer mains, tapping services, maintain city infrastructure, clean-up of job sites, and assisting other departments as needed. Multiple skill levels are needed. Department of Health and Human Services certification and NDEE certification preferred, but not required. CDL not required, but must be able to obtain CDL within 6 months. Willing to train the right person. Wage dependent on qualifications and a better than average benefit package.

    Applications and job description are available at the City of Broken Bow located on the main floor at 314 South 10th Avenue or www.cityofbrokenbow.org. Submit application and related information to the City of Broken Bow, 314 South 10th Avenue, P.O. Box 504, Broken Bow, NE 68822, or via email at ccranwell@cityofbrokenbow.org. Broken Bow is an EOE.

    For more information please contact Water/Wastewater Superintendent Craig Cranwell at (308) 870-1203.

    Posted Feb. 19, 2021
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  • Full-time assistant maintenance employee.

    HELP WANTED: The City of Clarkson has an opening for a full time assistant maintenance
    employee. Duties include, but not limited to working in the departments of water,
    wastewater, streets, and park/pool. Must be able to operate and maintain large equipment.
    Will be required to become certified in water, wastewater and backflow management. Salary
    will be commensurate with experience. For more information call the Clerk’s office at
    402-892-3100. Pick up an application at City of Clarkson, 120 W 2nd Street, Clarkson, NE
    and completed application must be received by 4:30 P.M. on Friday, March 5, 2021 .
    EOE

    Posted Feb. 18, 2021
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  • Police Chief

    Police Chief for the City of Yankton

    The City of Yankton is seeking a proven leader to serve as Police Chief. The desired candidate will be an enthusiastic and committed professional, have a passion for community-orientated policing, and an outstanding ability to work with and develop teams.

    Reporting to the City Manager, the Police Chief will oversee a diverse team of well-trained and trusted officers as well as support staff. The Police Chief will also collaborate with the City of Yankton’s Management Team and partner with a wide variety of outside agencies throughout the community.

    A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field and seven years of experience including five years of supervisory experience or a master’s degree in criminal justice or a related field is desirable. Experience in local government and law enforcement may substitute for education.

    The annual salary range is $84,971 to $107,572. Placement in this range is dependent on qualifications and experience of the individual selected.

    As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Yankton welcomes and encourages ALL to apply.

    Applications may be filled out online and may be found at http://www.cityofyankton.org/employment
    and must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, and three personal references. Applications can be submitted online or emailed to Corey Pospisil, Human Resources at cpospisil@cityofyankton.org Position is open until filled, with the first review of applications beginning April 5, 2021.

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  • City Administrator

    City Administrator
    Seneca, Kansas (pop. 2,052; $7.5 million budget; 20 FTE), an idyllic community located a few miles from Nebraska on U.S. 36. The city is looking for a professional leader with a bachelor’s degree, an MPA and at least 3 years of municipal government experience. Salary $65,000 - $72,000 DOQ. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to LEAPS-Seneca@lkm.org. EOE. Open until filled. Application review begins March 10. Visit https://tinyurl.com/3rdy9unn

    Posted Feb. 11, 2021
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  • Deputy Clerk

    Full-time Employment: The Village of Trenton is accepting applications for full-time deputy clerk. Applicants must have good people and organizational skills, along with knowledge of MS office software, and PowerManager software preferred but not required. This position requires walking town to read meters 2-3 days per month, running office equipment, processing payments, deposits, billing, personnel, data input, knowledge of ordinances, and other duties. Typically hours are 8am-5pm M-F. Applications may be picked up at the Village Office, 402 Main Street in Trenton or call the Village Office at 308-334-5488 M-F 8am to 5pm. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.

    Posted Feb. 8, 2021
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  • Golf Course Assistant Superintendent

    Golf Course Assistant Superintendent. Deadline: Thursday, February 18, 2021 – Act as a lead worker overseeing seasonal employees, and assists with all aspects of grounds and facility maintenance at Meadowlark Hills Municipal Golf Course. Reports to the Golf Course Superintendent.
    Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and four years of facilities or golf course maintenance and greens
    maintenance; college degree in golf course management, agronomy, or related field preferred; including one year as a lead worker or supervisor; possession of
    or ability to acquire EPA pesticide Applicator’s Permit and possession of a valid driver’s license.
    Salary range $47,982 - $67,471 DOQ.
    Details and required application available at www.cityofkearney.org. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or
    disability. EOE

    Posted Jan. 26, 2021
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  • Utility Superintendent

    City of Hartington seeks a qualified individual to serve as a full-time Utility Superintendent. This long-term position will perform duties in the operation and maintenance of the streets, sewer, and water system; storm drainage; parks; city equipment; public buildings; transfer station; and other tasks as assigned for the City of Hartington, as well as oversee 3 full-time employees and a part-time employee. Candidate must be in good physical condition and possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license and a Minimum Class A CDL license with a clean driving record. State Certification as a Grade 3 Water Operator, a Grade 2 Wastewater Operator, and a Grade 6 Backflow license are required (or the ability to obtain proper licensure within 6 months of employment). Competitive pay based on experience and certification. The City of Hartington offers a competitive salary and benefits. Resumes will be reviewed as received. Position is open until filled. Send resume, 3 references, and salary history to City of Hartington, Attention Mayor Becker, PO Box 427, Hartington, NE 68739. Please, no phone calls or walk-ins. City of Hartington is an EOE.

    Posted Feb. 9, 2021
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  • Police Chief

    The City of Chadron, NE (5,855) is currently offering a prime opportunity for an experienced law enforcement administrator in the position of Police Chief. Salary negotiable, depending on qualifications; $1.95 million dollar budget with 22 full-time employees. Desire bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, police science, law enforcement, public administration or a closely related field or work or life experiences and skill sets that are equivalent. Position open until filled, with the intent to begin the review process on March 16, 2021. Applicants will email a letter of application, professional resume with verifiable references and other candidate profile support items to the Civil Service Secretary at personnel@chadron-nebraska.com.

    For additional information, visit www.chadron-nebraska.com or call (308)432-0505. The City of Chadron is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Feb. 9, 2021
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  • General Laborer

    GENERAL LABORER-The Village of Ansley is accepting applications for a full-time position to assist in
    the daily operation of all aspects of city departments. This will include street, parks and sanitation
    departments. Your work will be under the guidance of the Street/Park/Trash Foreman. The job will vary from day to day, consisting of trimming trees, street repair, mowing and maintenance of city owned
    property, trash pick-up, snow removal, reading meters, and assisting in basic utility work. The ideal
    candidate for this job is someone with municipal work experience, or the capability and desire to learn the position. Experience with heavy equipment is a plus. Successful candidate must be willing to work after hours in emergency situations when necessary and must live within 20 minutes of Ansley.
    Applicants must possess a valid Nebraska driver's license with clean driving record and must possess or be able to obtain a Class B CDL. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Wages are negotiable
    based on experience and qualifications. Benefits include health insurance, matching retirement, paid holidays, vacation and sick pay. Resumes can be mailed to the Village of Ansley, PO Box 307, Ansley, NE 68814; delivered to the Village Office at 217 Nile Street, Ansley, NE; emailed to:
    villageofansley@nctc.net. Please call 308-935-1467 with any questions. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Village of Ansley is an EOE.

    Posted Feb. 22, 2021
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  • Street Maintenance Worker I

    CITY OF SEWARD
    FULL TIME POSITIONS
    FULL BENEFITS

    STREET MAINTENANCE WORKER I - $14.50 - $19.15/ hour

    Maintenance Worker I: Performs a variety of manual labor in the construction, maintenance and repair of streets, storm sewers, dike, municipal building and grounds and equipment; drives trucks and operates light equipment depending on the job; assists in vector control; assists in operating municipal burn pile and Recycling Center. Graduation from high school or equivalent and prior experience as a laborer in the maintenance of buildings and grounds, streets; one year of experience with various computer programs and functions is desirable; or any equivalent combination of experience and training; possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License, or ability to obtain; ability to obtain a state pesticide application license within one year.

    Applications accepted until filled. Must meet minimum requirements. Full 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 Feb. 4, 2021
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  • City Administrator

    City Administrator - Gretna, Nebraska

    Gretna, Nebraska (Pop. 4,905) is one of the fastest growing communities in Nebraska which is seeking to fill the City Administrator opened position. This position is considered full time exempt. The City is known for its outstanding school system, a great quality of life, its regional shopping center and its strategic location between the two largest cities in Nebraska on I-80. Gretna is planning to move to a city of the first class after the census. The city has a Mayor/Council form of government with four members from two wards and a Mayor elected at large. Gretna is an ICMA recognized community and received a AA Bond rating from S&P in 2019. Gretna is planning many improvements to the community to meet its significant growth. The water and sewer utility systems are in a continual growth mode. A new $54.0 million park with an aquatic and recreation center has been approved by the voters and pre-construction planning has started.

    The City Administrator serves as the chief administrative officer of the City and is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of all city services through the supervision of the Directors. The City Administrator is in charge of the City’s day-to-day operations and oversees an operating budget of $12.0 million. The overall budget for fiscal year 2021 is $49.0 with $30.0 in planned projects. The City has a workforce of 22 FTE employees with several part-time and seasonal positions.

    Qualifications include Master’s degree in Public Administration with B.A. in related field. Minimum of three (3) years of work experience in public administration, with at least two (2) years in a supervisory context, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience in strategic planning, personnel management, economic development, capital improvement programming, tax increment financing, planning and zoning, and excellent community relations. Must be bondable.

    Essential Job functions include but not limited to:
    • Ensures effective/efficient implementation of City Council policies, plans, directions, and priorities. Ensures all city activities are performed according to applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Researches/recommends to the Mayor and City Council various financial structuring and restructuring in cooperation with the City’s fiscal agent. Implements the instructions of the Mayor and City Council regarding all personnel matters. Responsible for being an active participant and member of various committees and meetings. Is deeply involved in researching, strategizing, planning, and overseeing numerous activities and projects in support of the City of Gretna’s strategic plan. Coordinates annexation and economic development of the city; implements strategic plan. Plans and directs an active public relations program including but not limited to press releases, public appearances, and addressing the concerns of citizens, community groups, and representatives of organizations

    Advertised salary is $108,555 - $119,620 DOQ with excellent benefits. Starting salary range is dependent on qualifications, plus a benefit package which includes health, dental, eye, life, and disability coverages plus employee deferred compensation plan, vacation, sick leave, holidays, and PTO. The City of Gretna is an equal opportunity employer.

    Contact:
    Send your resume in confidence to the attention of HR, Tammy Tisdall either by mail to City of Gretna, PO Box 69, Gretna, NE 68028 or email to tammy@cityofgretna.com. To check out the full job description, please visit the city website at www.gretnane.org. All Resumes must be received by March 15, 2021. For questions please call Tammy Tisdall at 402-332-3336 ext. 1210.

    Posted Feb. 4, 2021
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  • Municipal Administrator

    Municipal Administrator. The Village of Elm Creek is accepting applications for the position of Municipal Administrator. A community strategically positioned along I-80 and twenty minutes from Kearney, Holdrege, and Lexington, Elm Creek is poised for growth and great opportunities for a leader with vision. The Village of Elm Creek has a population of 901, and is an agriculture-based community with thriving local businesses and the capacity for development.

    The municipality owns, operates, and provides water and wastewater services to its residents. It owns electrical infrastructure and provides electric service through NPPD. Law Enforcement is contracted to the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office. This position requires: comprehensive knowledge of municipal finance and community development; expertise in city, state, and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines; strategic planning; and supervisory skills. Individuals should possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Public Administration or related field, and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory experience required. Graduate Certificate in Public Management or equivalent preferred. This person serves the community at the direction of the Chairperson and the Village Board. Benefits include matching retirement contributions, health insurance, and generous PTO. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. Email a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references to clerk@elmcreekne.com or mail to Village of Elm Creek, PO Box 130, Elm Creek, NE 68836.

    Posted Feb. 2, 2021
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  • Meter Reader/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

    The City of Kimball, NE has an opening for the following: Meter Reader/Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Starting wage is $16.13/hour. Applicant must have a high school education or GED, obtain a valid Nebraska driver’s license and be insurable under the City of Kimball’s automobile policy. Applicant must be able to obtain a wastewater operators’ license within 6 months of employment. A pre-employment drug test is required. Applications may be obtained at City Hall at 223 South Chestnut, Kimball, NE 69145 or at www.kimballne.org . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

    Posted Feb. 3, 2021
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  • Cemetery Custodian

    The City of Kimball, NE has an opening for the following: Cemetery Custodian. Starting wage is $16.90/hour. Applicant must have a high school education or GED, obtain a valid Nebraska CDL Class B driver’s license and be insurable under the City of Kimball’s automobile policy. Applicant must a Nebraska Pesticide Applicator license or the ability to obtain one. A pre-employment drug test is required. Applications may be obtained at City Hall at 223 South Chestnut, Kimball, NE 69145 or at www.kimballne.org . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

    Posted Feb. 3, 2021
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  • Community Service Officer/Police Administrative Assistant

    The Kimball Police Department has an opening for a Community Service Officer/Police Administrative Assistant. Starting wage is $14.66. Applicant must have a high school education or GED, obtain or be able to obtain by the time of hire, a valid Nebraska driver’s license and be insurable under the City of Kimball’s automobile policy. Some knowledge of law enforcement principles and procedures are required with ability to learn laws, ordinances, and department regulations. Ability to learn the City’s geography is also required. Applications and complete job description may be obtained at City Hall at 223 South Chestnut, Kimball, NE 69145 or at www.kimballne.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE.

    Posted Feb. 3, 2021
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  • Summary
    The City seeks a City Manager who understands small-town life and values. The next City Manager should be professional, knowledgeable, and experienced in local government. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and listening skills, have strong leadership and personnel management skills, be knowledgeable in financial management of local government, and work well with the governing body, department heads, employees, and citizens to get things done. The City seeks a person who is grounded in high ethical standards and leads with transparency and openness.
    Named one of the top 20 “best small towns to visit” by Smithsonian Magazine, Abilene is a Chisholm Trail Cowtown and hometown of the 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. The rich history of Abilene dates from the pioneer cattle days when great herds of longhorns were driven overland from Texas to Abilene. This small town boasts one of the largest attractions in the state, the popular Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Additional local attractions along with arts and cultural events draw 250,000 annual visitors to Abilene.

    Situated in the heart of Kansas, Abilene retains the historic character of a small Midwestern town and boasts a thriving economy and cultural amenities making it a top tourist attraction in Kansas. Abilene is strategically located along Interstate I-70 and is the county seat of Dickinson County.

    This growing community of more than 6,300 residents is noteworthy for its flourishing economy, national attractions and tourism, exceptional and moderately-priced housing, family-friendly neighborhoods, and civic spirit.

    The City Commission consists of five members who are elected at-large by the citizens of Abilene on a rotating cycle. The City Commission selects one of their own to serve as Mayor for a one-year term. The City’s annual general fund budget for 2020 was $6,255,598. The current City Manager was promoted to the position two years ago and has announced her retirement for March 2021. Abilene provides a full range of services with Administration, City Clerk/Human Resources, Finance, Code and Inspection, Planning and Zoning, Convention and Visitors Bureau/Tourism, Airport, Fire, Police, Parks and Recreation, Senior Center, Public Works, Water and Sewer Utilities, and Recycling. The City’s workforce is comprised of 63 full-time and 20 part-time employees.

    Successful candidates should organize resume around the minimum and preferred qualifications:
    Minimum qualifications: 1) Three to five years of experience in local government as a City Manager/Administrator, an Assistant City Manager/Administrator, or senior-level public administrator with budget and supervisory responsibilities; 2) Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, or related field from an accredited university; 3) Evidence of a stable employment history and progressive career advancement; and 4) An unblemished record of leading with integrity.
    Preferred qualifications: 1) Master’s degree in public administration or related field, or additional management experience; 2) Professional experience in a small to mid-sized community; 3) Experience in planning and community building, personnel management, and/or government finance a plus; 4) ICMA (International City and County Management Association) membership.
    Recruitment Brochure
    http://www.abilenecityhall.com/DocumentCenter/View/3221/Abilene_CityManager_Recruitment_Final?bidId=

    Posted Jan. 27, 2021

  • Utility Floater Position

    City of Alma
    Utility Floater Position

    The City of Alma is now accepting applications and resumes for the position of Utility Floater until filled. Experience preferred but not required. CDL required – must be obtained within 3 months of hire. A detailed job description and application form is available at the City Office or on our website www.almacity.com.

    The Utility Floater works under the direction of the Utility Superintendent, City Administrator, Mayor, and City Council.

    This is a full-time position with benefits. You will be required to attend such training that is considered necessary to fulfill responsibilities and certifications to respond to gas emergencies and Class IV Water and Wastewater Lagoon licenses.

    Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE. Drug-free workplace. Questions call (308) 928-2242. Send resume and application to City of Alma, P O Box 469, Alma NE 68920 or email to cityclk@almacity.com

    Posted Jan. 27, 2021
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  • Utility Billing Clerk

    CITY OF SEWARD
    FULL TIME POSITION
    FULL BENEFITS

    UTILITY BILLING/ACCOUNT CLERK - $15.81 - $20.96/hour

    Responsible for the utility billing system, including contracted vendor interaction, utility rate entry, utility system program changes, usage upload, billing, collection, posting, records and reporting, customer interaction, and application and execution of utility Municipal Codes as prescribed by law, policy or departmental accounting regulations. Applications accepted until filled. 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 Jan. 21, 2021
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  • Certified Water Operator

    The Village of Henry is seeking a Certified Water Operator. The applicant much have up to date Class 4 Nebraska operator license and must be bondable. Salary will be negotiated based on experience. To apply for position, contact Mary Agnes Haagensen, Village Chairperson, 308-247-9228.

    Posted Jan. 21, 2021
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  • City Administrator

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

    Posted Jan. 21, 2021
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  • Wastewater Treatment Sanitary System Operator

    CITY OF SEWARD
    FULL TIME POSITION
    FULL BENEFITS

    WASTEWATER TREATMENT/SANITARY SYSTEM OPERATOR - $19.81 – 26.35/hour

    Posted Jan. 21, 2021
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    Performs a variety of semiskilled and skilled work in the daily care and maintenance of the City’s wastewater pre-treatment and treatment system, including its facilities, grounds and equipment. Applications accepted until filled. 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 Jan. 21, 2021
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  • Assistant Finance Officer

    ASSISTANT FINANCE OFFICER (FINANCE OFFICER TRAINEE): Vermillion, SD – The progressive City of Vermillion, South Dakota (pop. 11,090) and home of the University of South Dakota, is accepting applications for a full time Assistant Finance Officer (Finance Officer Trainee). This position will start by assisting the Finance Officer in overseeing the functions of the Finance Department. The Assistant Finance Officer will learn from and train with the outgoing Finance Officer. Upon successful competition of the training program, and/or retirement of the incumbent Finance Officer, the Assistant Finance Officer will be eligible for appointment by the City Council to Finance Officer and a salary increase. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in an applicable field, such as accounting, business administration, or municipal finance; a minimum of (5) years of experience or equivalent in varied office work, risk management, and accounting functions; or any such combination of education, experience, and training. Municipal experience highly desirable. The salary range for this position is $60,000-$64,400. Excellent benefits. For confidential consideration submit an application online, along with a resume, cover letter, and four references. For application and job description visit vermillion.us/jobs. For community information visit livevermillion.com

    Posted Jan. 20, 2017
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  • Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer

    The City of Curtis Nebraska is hiring an Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer. The position involves a wide range of managerial, administrative and financial duties as proscribed by the Council and as directed by the Mayor. The City Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer serves pursuant to appointment by City Council, upon nomination made by the Mayor. The City Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer oversees the business, financial, and recordkeeping activities of all city operations

    EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
    Conducts budget meetings with council and prepares budget for submission to the State of Nebraska, makes investments in accordance with federal and state laws and city ordinances, maintains city contracts, oversees city revenue/receivables and accounts payable operations, monitors the daily operations of all departments of city government.. provides customer assistance, responds to citizen complaints, and promotes positive community relations. Keeps the council and mayor fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the city and shall be responsible for and prepare the annual estimate of expenditures for presentation to the council and mayor prior to the passage of the annual budget resolution. Supervises the work of administrative department employees. Receives requests for leave and approves of leave as appropriate. Assists in carrying out disciplinary actions according to city policies and procedures. The position also has historically served on the Medicine Valley Economic Development Corporation Executive Board of Directors.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    Knowledge of governmental budgeting and accounting principles. Understanding of federal, state and local laws including city ordinances and restrictions. Ability to read and comprehend codes, regulations, policies and various manuals and directives. Be a very effective communicator with employees, elected officials and the general public. Maintain an effective working relationships with other employees, elected officials and the general public. Supervision experience of city employees or others. Knowledge of personal computer operations, utility operations, and information technology hardware and software.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
    Ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or other experience/education near equivalent of the same. Five years of municipal, business or administrative experience preferred. Bonded or possess the ability to become bonded. Ability to work nonstandard hours. Ability to attend overnight meetings out of the area. The willingness and ability to serve on various boards as needed is also a plus. The current salary range as approved by Ordinance is $1,550 to $2,900 bi-weekly. The city currently offers generous retirement, full family health insurance, vacation, and sick leave benefits. Successful applicant will be required to live in the Community of Curtis. Position will remain open until filled.
    Send application, resume, and references to Doug Schultz, City of Curtis, PO Box 6 Curtis, NE 69025 or email to curtis@curtis-ne.com. For more information contact Doug Schultz at 308-367-4122.

    Posted Jan. 19, 2021
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  • City Manager

    CITY MANAGER The City of Chadron, NE (5,855) is accepting letters of application for the position of City Manager. Salary negotiable, depending on qualifications; $16.3 million dollar budget with 50 full-time employees. Desire bachelor’s degree in public administration or related field or work or life experiences and skill sets that are equivalent. Position open until filled, with the intent to begin the review process on February 11, 2021. Applicants will send a letter of application, professional resume with verifiable references, and other candidate profile support items to clerk@chadron-nebraska.com.

    For additional information, visit www.chadron-nebraska.com or email clerk@chadron-nebraska.com or call (308)432-0505. The City of Chadron is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Posted Feb. 12, 2021
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