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The City of Gothenburg, Nebraska (Population 3,700) seeks qualified candidates for full-time position of City Clerk. Gothenburg, was selected as an All-American City in 2019 and is a progressive, thriving city with a wonderful quality of life. Ideal candidate will be a team-oriented person with excellent writing, communication, finance skills.
A self-starter with an attention to detail and ability to work with a supportive, family-oriented team will thrive in this position. Computer skills are a must along with the ability to learn various computer software systems including social media platforms. The position requires an organized person who can meet deadlines. The candidate must be bondable and will be required to engage in training to continuously improve and keep up to date.
Desirable candidates will possess post-secondary education with and emphasis in business, accounting, or public administration. A college degree is a plus. Applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a resume to Gary Greer, City Administrator, 409 9th Street, Gothenburg, NE 69138 or via e-mail to email@example.com.
The position is open until filled.
Posted June 3, 2020
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. Submit application, resume, references and salary history in a sealed envelope marked “City Administrator Applicant” to Keith Prunty, Mayor, 223 South Chestnut Street, Kimball, NE 69145.
Open until filled. EOE.
Posted June 22, 2020
Opening Date: Monday, June 22, 2020
Closing Date: Monday, July 27, 2020 at 4pm
Department: Public Works - Engineering
Starting Rate of Pay: $2,884.80 - $3,462.40 / biweekly, ($36.06 - $43.28/ hourly) / DOQ (This is a benefits eligible exempt position.)
The Engineer Supervisor oversees the Engineering Division and supervises Project Engineers, Engineer in Training and Engineering Technicians. This position is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of the City’s capital improvement, public infrastructure and land development projects.
Education and/or Experience Must have a Bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited engineering school. Masters’ degree with coursework in Engineering and/or Public Administration preferred. Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in engineering design, construction, project management or equivalent experience with two (2) years’ of experience in a supervisory or lead role. Three (3) years of experience in a municipality or public works is preferred. Must hold and maintain a valid Certificate of Registration as Professional Engineer (PE) from the Kansas State Board of Technical Professions. If registered in another state, must obtain Kansas registration within one (1) year of hire. Completion of NIMS requirements within one year of hire date. Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.
Applicants will be required to submit an online employment application along with a resume and cover letter.
To apply go to the posting link at https://www.leawood.org/human-resources/.
Life Safety Inspector
The City Of Grand Island is accepting applications for a Life Safety Inspector. This position performs a variety of life safety inspection duties of various buildings and building uses; maintain records of inspections; conduct plan reviews; and issue fire building permits. The Life Safety Inspector is a civilian position. Two years performing building inspections preferred. Previous experience in a career fire department and/or construction background is desired. Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by specialized training in fire prevention technology. Salary range: $25.46-$33.19 per hour plus great benefits.
Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more information and to apply visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Applications are being accepted until 3 p.m. on July 1, 2020. EOE/AAE including disability/vets
Posted June 10, 2020
CITY OF GORDON
The City of Gordon is accepting applications for the position of:
PRIMARY REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
The duties shall be performed under the direction of the Chief of Police and will consist of performing all law enforcement functions including shift patrol, investigation, interrogation, and courtroom testimony.
The ideal candidate needs to display honest, trustworthy and ethical behavior when dealing with all issues, must enforce state laws, local ordinances and traffic laws and needs to have the ability to act as mediator in domestic disputes. Provides assistance to neighboring governments per mutual aid agreements
and represents the City, as well as all law enforcement agencies.
The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and possess a valid driver’s license. The ability to meet physical requirements of police duty, able to lift at least 50 pounds and have a good understanding of federal, state and municipal laws is a plus.
Certification as a law enforcement officer or the ability to be certified within one year of hiring is required, as well as meeting the psychiatric test standards.
Also, a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
Must reside within city limits
On call at all times for back up and emergencies
Work flexible hours including some nights, early mornings,
weekends, holidays, and on call.
Regular interaction with abnormal human behavior
Duties may be hazardous and life threatening
Perform duties in all weather conditions
Bloodborne Pathogen Risk: There may be exposure to blood,
body fluids, or tissues
Employee will be required to take necessary training and any required vaccinations, paid for by the City of Gordon.
The Gordon Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Interested Applicants can send a resume and application,
available on the website, to:
Chief Clay Heath
PO Box 311 North Oak Street
Gordon, Nebraska 69343
Posted June 9, 2020
FIRE MARSHALL (DIVISION CHIEF OF PREVENTION)
Opening Date: Monday, June 15, 2020
Closing Date: Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4pm
Department: Fire Prevention Services
Starting Rate of Pay: $2,827.20 - $4,948.00 / biweekly, ($35.34-$61.85 / hourly) / DOQ (This is a benefits eligible exempt position.) The position will also receive a car allowance of $6,000 / year.
The Division Chief of Prevention is designated as the City of Leawood Fire Marshal and assists the Fire Administration with planning for the Fire Department.
Education and/or Experience Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or greater from an accredited institution of higher learning. Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of increasingly responsible fire service experience in a career paid position with five (5) years of supervisory experience, preferred. Must have Fire Officer II Certification (IFSAC or Pro Board). Must have and maintain a minimum of a CPR/AED/Basic First Aid Certification. Certification as a Kansas State Emergency Medical Technician—KBEMS, preferred. Must have and maintain IAAI Certified Fire Investigator Certification. Juvenile Firesetter Training must be obtained within one (1) year of appointment to position. Must have Expert Witness Credential (KSFMO, IAAI, NFA, ATF, FBI) in fire origin & cause or equivalent certification. A nationally-recognized certification in fire inspection. (ICC Fire Inspector II, NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist). Must possess a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record per the City’s drivers Use of Vehicles for City Business policy throughout employment with the City.
Applicants will be required to submit an online employment application along with a resume and cover letter.
To apply go to the posting link at https://ks-leawood.civicplushrms.com/careers/.
THE CITY OF WAHOO is accepting applications for a full time Water/Wastewater Supervisor. This position is responsible for supervising, performing, directing and coordinating the construction, maintenance and repair of water production and distribution system and the wastewater collection and treatment system for the City of Wahoo. This department also provides some services to surrounding communities. The water/wastewater department has five (5) full-time employees (including this position). Position requires after hours, on-call availability and must be able to report to the work site within a 15-minute response time in normal weather conditions. Work is primarily performed outdoors, and requires a considerable amount of physical activity, and ability to operate hand and power tools and equipment used in upkeep, repair and maintenance of the water and wastewater systems.
Requirements: Associate's degree or completion of sixty (60) semester credit hours from an accredited college or university with major work in water treatment and water supply, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Must have four (4) years' experience in the field of wastewater treatment, sewer collection, water distribution, and water supply, including laboratory analysis, with at least two (2) years in a supervisory context. Must have a valid Nebraska driver’s license and may require a CDL.
Must possess and maintain a State of Nebraska Water Plant Operators License Grade III, and a State of Nebraska Class II Wastewater Operator Certification, or be able to obtain within 12 months.
The pay range for this position is from $28.00 to $35.47 per hour.
Application packets are available at City Hall, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.wahoo.ne.us under the Careers tab on the home page or by calling City Hall at 402-443-3222. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications should be returned to City Hall, 605 North Broadway, Wahoo, 68066. This position is open until filled.
Posted June 9, 2020
Part-time Administrative Assistant
The City of Yutan has an opening for the part-time position of Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support, including assisting with council meeting preparation, utility billing, pet licensing, filing, and other tasks as assigned for the City of Yutan, an EOE employer. Candidate must have working knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and software. Strong communication and customer service skills 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) or by request via email (email@example.com) or phone (402-625-2112). Inquiries and resumes may be sent to Cole Bockelmann, City Administrator, at P.O. Box 215, Yutan, NE 68073 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted June 1, 2020
Chief Economic Development Director / CEO
Title: Chief Economic Development Director / CEO
Organization: Brookings Economic Development Corporation
Location: Brookings, SD
The Chief Economic Development Director (CEDD) will lead and coordinate regional economic development strategic plans and initiatives in Brookings, South Dakota – home of South Dakota’s only land-grant university, South Dakota State University (SDSU), and nationally recognized for economic growth and vitality. By building strong working relationships to guarantee optimal engagement from key partners, the CEDD will direct the effective deployment of the area’s unique assets and resources to ensure continued and sustainable economic success for the region.
• Proven ability to lead, build consensus, form strong working relationships and positively influence local development entities, elected officials, university leadership and the private sector.
• At least five (5) years management and economic development experience with demonstrated track record and extensive knowledge in a wide range of economic development practices.
• Experience leveraging the assets of a university to develop and implement economic development initiatives preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree in a field of study relevant to the above job functions and qualifications required. Master’s degree preferred. Strong evidence of career growth in economic development topics.
View full job description at www.brookingsedc.com.
Salary: Compensation range $100,000-140,000 DOE, full benefits included.
To Apply: Send resume, cover letter and references by June 30, 2020 to: BEDC Search Committee, 2301 Research Park Way Ste 113, Brookings SD 57006 or by email: email@example.com.
Posted June 1, 2020
Parks and Recreation Director
The City of Grimes seeks motivated applicants to join its team as the Parks and Recreation Director. This is a new position that will report to the City Administrator and will plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities of the Parks and Recreation Department, including all sports and other recreational programming, and manage all facilities, within parameters set forth by local, state and federal authorities. The Director will also provide direct leadership, supervision, and support to Parks and Recreation staff and contribute to the vision of exceptional City of Grimes service and amenities.
Top priorities for the position include, but not limited to, planning, formulating, and recommending short and long-range planning, construction, maintenance, and improvement objectives for City’s park and trail system, developing innovative recreational programming, and overseeing all Parks and Recreation facilities falling within the Department. The Director will also manage all official channels of parks and recreation communication, including social media, email and/or other digital forms of communication, press releases, and print communication, and presents to service clubs, civic groups, City Council and other stakeholders and organizations concerning growing departmental activities.
The successful candidate must be a self-starter, willing to be very hands on with the clerical and administrative tasks associated with carrying out the City’s Parks and Recreation functions, and be a capable and collaborative manager. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with major coursework in Parks and/or Recreation Management, Public Administration, Business, or similar field and related experience is expected. While equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered, the City seeks candidates with seven to ten years of experience and increasing responsibilities in park and/or recreation programming, planning, management, or related roles.
The anticipated salary range is between $90,000 - $105,000/year plus IPERS and generous insurance benefits. Those interested are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and City of Grimes Job Application to Tammy Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application materials must be submitted electronically by June 30.
Posted June 1, 2020
The City of St. Paul, Nebraska is seeking applicants for Equipment Operator. This position is responsible for repairing and maintaining traffic signals and signs, repairing roads, alleys and streets; and snow and ice removal. Must have ability to operate and maintain heavy equipment such as loaders, backhoe, bobcat, and street sweeper. Successful candidate must have a valid Class B license with an air brake endorsement. An application and full job description may be obtained by contacting the City office at 704 6th Street, St. Paul, NE 68873 or by emailing email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until June 19, 2020 at 3 p.m.
Posted May 21, 2020
Public Safety Dispatcher/911 (2 Positions) Emergency Management Department
The City of Grand Island is looking for two qualified candidate to fill their Public Safety Dispatcher/911 positions. As a Public Safety Dispatcher/911 you will perform 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: $19.90-$27.09 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 June 4, 2020. EO/AAE/M/F/D/V/G
Posted May 21, 2020
Power Plant Superintendent- PGS
Power Plant Superintendent- PGS
The City Of Grand Island is looking for a qualified candidate to fill their Power Plant Superintendent- PGS position. This position performs supervises, plans and coordinates the activities and operations of the Platte Generating Station and Burdick Generating Station within the Utilities Department. Five years of increasingly responsible experiences in power generation, including three years of supervisory responsibility. Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering or a closely related field. Salary range: $106,101.63-$151,773.02 annually plus great benefits.
Candidates are subject to a background check and post-offer/pre-employment physical and drug screen. For more information and to apply visit www.grand-island.com/jobs. Position will remain open until filled. EOE/AAE including disability/vets
Posted April 28, 2020
Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor
The City of Holdrege is currently accepting applications for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor. Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States and hold a current CDL or be able to attain one within six months of hire. Qualifications include, but are not limited to: a current Grade 3 Wastewater License, post-secondary education related to the biologic treatment of wastewater and the high level of skill and motivation required to supervise plant quality control and maintain harmony among treatment plant workers.
The successful candidate will also be highly motivated, conscientious, dependable and dedicated to the operational efficiency and regulatory compliance of the treatment plant.
Position includes a 40 hour work week with the possibility of overtime on nights or weekends and a beginning salary of $21.72 to $28.54 per hour depending on qualifications. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave and paid holidays as well as health insurance and a retirement plan.
Applications are available at the City Administration Building, 502 East Avenue in Holdrege and will be taken until the position is filled. You may also request an application by phone @ 308-995-8681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City of Holdrege is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted May 20, 2020
City of Moundridge Kansas
Community: Moundridge, Kansas is a family-friendly, steady-growth community (pop 1.864), situated in the “Golden Triangle” formed by Wichita, Salina and Hutchinson. Moundridge boasts a strong industrial base with three developed industrial parks and served at two direct exits off I-135.
Experience: The ideal candidate will have served successfully as a city manager/administrator, assistant city manager/administrator or in a department head position. Experience managing municipal electrical and gas utility is a plus. Please see below Full Job Announcement Link for additional requirements.
Salary Range. $85,000 -$115,000, depending upon qualifications, with a full range of benefits including health insurance.
Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred; extensive local government experience may be substituted.
Apply: Interested Candidates may apply by submitting a (digital only) Resume and Cover Letter of interest to: City Administrator Search: AdministratorSearch@Moundridge.com
Full Job Announcement Link located at: https://www.ransonfinancial.com/2020/05/07/city-administrator-moundridge-ks-due-june-5-2020-by-noon/
Resumes accepted until 12:00 Noon (CDT), June 5, 2020. The Governing Body anticipates conducting interviews during the middle of June.
Posted May 12, 2020
City of Nebraska City
Nebraska City, NE 68410
$115,925 - $128,765
Nebraska City is the county seat of Otoe County, Nebraska. This historical community of 7,300 is ideally located in southeastern Nebraska; 45 miles to Omaha, 50 miles to Lincoln, and 140 miles to Kansas City. Its centralized location makes Nebraska City the perfect place to live, work, and play.
The City of Nebraska City is a full-service city which operates under the commission form of municipal government. The City Council is comprised of 5 members, including the Mayor. There are four City Commissioners, each elected to represent a specific functional area of the City (Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Streets, and Finance). A professional City Administrator, appointed by and reporting to the City Council, manages the day-to-day operations of the City.
The City of Nebraska City seeks an active, creative, visionary, but grounded servant leader to serve as its new City Administrator. This is a highly responsible administrative and management position assisting the Mayor and City Commissioners in coordinating the daily operation and overall administration of city government. The selected candidate will be responsible for a number of varied projects, critical issues, and initiatives, both city- and community-related; working closely with the Mayor, Department Heads, and City Commissioners. Timely and accurate responses are required both written and verbal, to elected officials, department heads, City staff, community leaders, citizens, and media.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, business administration or a related field, from an accredited college or university, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience;
• 5 years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license;
• Must be bondable.
• Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university;
• 10 years of administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal or county government, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
This is a full-time, exempt position. The salary range for this position is $115,925 - $128,765
annually, depending on qualifications and experience, plus a competitive benefits package.
Training and experience requirements may be waived by the Mayor with approval of the City
Council. Once hired, the City Administrator must reside within the City limits of Nebraska City.
Visit the City’s website, https://nebraskacityne.gov/city-departments/job-openings/, for a full
description of duties and responsibilities related to this position.
Submit cover letter, resume, and at least 4 references (including no more than one personal
reference) to City Attorney Drew Graham, via either:
• An email to email@example.com or
• A sealed envelope marked “City Administrator Applicant” to City Attorney 1409 Central
Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410.
First review of applications will begin on April 30, 2020.
Position open until filled.
Posted April 2, 2020
The City of Plainview, population 1,246 in rural Northeast Nebraska is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. The successful candidate will have: experience in local government affairs, supervising staff, collaborative management style with excellent communication and relationship skills, experience in economic and community development and a strong financial and administrative background. Knowledge of building and zoning regulations. Responsibilities will include administrative, personnel, operations, financial/budgetary, policy and public communications.
Cover letter, resume and 3 references will be accepted at: P.O. Box 757 Plainview, Nebraska 68769. Attention: Courtney Retzlaff, City Clerk. Application forms are available online at: www.cityofplainviewne.com or in person at The City of Plainview office located at: 205 W. Locust Ave Plainview, NE 68769 between the hours of 8am and 5pm. Position open until filled.
Skills Required: Requires a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration and experience in management and finance. Reports directly to the Mayor and four-member city council.
Compensation: Competitive salary dependent on qualifications with excellent benefits.
The City of Plainview is an equal opportunity employer.
A complete job description can be found on the City of Plainview website.
Posted April 15, 2020
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 position will remain open until filled.
Applications may be obtained by contacting the Ord Police Department by mail, at 205 South 17th Street, Ord, NE 68862; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or by phone 308-728-5991.
This position is subject to Veteran’s Preference in accordance with Nebraska Revised Statute 48-227. Ord is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posted April 14, 2020
City of Broken Bow, Ne a progressive rural community, population 3,534 is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. The City Administrator reports to the Mayor and City Council, oversees all departments and aspects of the City. Candidates must possess excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field with accounting emphasis preferred. Experience in government or related fields. Basic requirements may be waived at the sole discretion of the Mayor. Salary and benefits will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.
The City of Broken Bow is an EOE. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Send resume, a completed application, 3 references and transcripts to City Administrator Search, Stephanie Wright, P.O. Box 504 Broken Bow, NE 68822. Application materials may be submitted electronically at email@example.com.
Posted April 14, 2020
Helena’s next City Manager will work collaboratively with a City Commission and team of municipal employees. The City Manager serves as chief administrative officer with 14 direct reports.
Experience & Education
Minimum requirements are a bachelor’s degree with seven years experience in municipal government and five years in an executive-level leadership role.
Residency is required within six months of employment.
The salary range is $125,000 - $165,000 DOQ.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted by The Novak Consulting Group at https://bit.ly/2xKfiUE. Open until filled with the first review on June 22, 2020.
Posted May 11, 2020
City of Broken Bow, NE is accepting applications for the position of Street Superintendent. The Street Superintendent manages the construction & maintenance program for the City streets & right-of-way and manages the C&D Cell, the Tree Dump, and Mud Creek Levee. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a CDL. State Street Superintendent Certification is preferred, but not required. 5 yrs. experience in operation, maintenance & safety involved in operation of street equipment. Knowledge of materials & equipment used in street construction. Basic requirements may be waived at the sole discretion of the Mayor. Salary and benefits will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.
The City of Broken Bow is an EOE. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Send a resume & a completed application to Street Superintendent Search, Attn: Stephanie Wright, P.O. Box 504, Broken Bow, NE 68822. Application materials may be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please call Stephanie Wright at 308-872-5831.
Posted June 17, 2020