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NMPP Energy members may submit ads at no charge. Ads will be included on this Web site for two months or until resume submission date indicated, and can be renewed upon request. To submit an ad, e-mail the text by clicking here.
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The City of Gibbon, Neb., is seeking qualified candidates for the position of city administrator. The current city administrator has accepted a new position effective Dec. 25, 2020 after serving the community for more than 20 years.
Gibbon is a progressive community and is experiencing good, steady, and sustainable growth. Basic economic activities include manufacturing, retail, agriculture, and transportation. Gibbon is a City of the Second Class with a mayor-council form of government. With a population just under 2,000, Gibbon offers an excellent workforce, high quality of life, and low cost of living. Friendly citizens, local businesses, parks, ball fields, swimming pool, public library, heritage center, volunteer fire and rescue squad, K-12 public school, churches, and nearby municipal golf course, Windmill State Recreation Area and Rowe Sanctuary all combine to make Gibbon an excellent place to live, work and play.
The citizens of Gibbon recently approved a $2.5 million building and renovation project for improvements and upgrades to the current fire hall, to include a new city hall and community room. A one-half cent sales tax increase was also approved toward this project.
The city administrator directly oversees the following departments: city hall, wastewater, streets, parks and recreation, cemetery, code enforcement, zoning, and finance, with an annual operating budget of $7.7 million. Staff consists of 10 full-time employees, supplemented by part-time and seasonal employees, and professional service consultants and providers in the areas of law enforcement, legal, engineering, and economic development. The City Administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, and oversight of capital improvement projects.
Qualified candidates should possess a bachelor's degree in public administration, or business administration, or a closely related field. Candidates should have at least three years of progressive municipal management experience and be familiar with all aspects of municipal operations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent organization, project management, and time management skills, with an emphasis on professional team leadership, progressive attitude, effective communication, public relations, financial management and planning/development.
Applications, including resumes, work and salary history, experience in municipal administration, and references should be mailed to the Mayor of Gibbon at P.O. Box 130, Gibbon, NE 68840 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. After review by the mayor, and a committee of City Council members, a short list of qualified candidates will be interviewed by the full City Council. After this interview the mayor will present the successful candidate to the full City Council for their approval to fill this position. Salary is dependent on experience and will be negotiated with the successful candidate at the time an offer is made. Please respond to this request by Dec. 31, 2020 to be considered for this position. Applications for Interim City Administrator will also be accepted. This position will remain open until filled. The City of Gibbon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Posted 11/.25/20.
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The Village of Stuart, Neb., will be accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman. The applicant will need to posses a Journeyman certificate. Knowledge and experience in actual line work and wages will be determined by applicant’s experience level. There will be some out of town mutual aid work in electrical systems which may require occasional travel. Send resume to Village of Stuart Attn: Bob Lockmon, P.O. Box 177, Stuart NE 68780. Email: email@example.com. The Village of Stuart is an equal opportunity employer. Posted 11/5/20.
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The City of Aspen, Colo., is hiring for a Finance Manager. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
The deadline for the first review of applications is November 5, 2020 @ 5:00pm. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.
The application must be filled out completely; stating "see resume" anywhere in the application, is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.
Who We Are:
Aspen’s unique character and history give this resort destination a distinctive small-town feel for the biggest little city in the West. With 6,700 year-round residents, Aspen’s population grows to well over 25,000 in peak seasons with second homeowners, seasonal work force and visitors. Known for more than its world class skiing, Aspen has become a year-round destination for outdoor adventures along with a vibrant cultural and arts scene. The City of Aspen government is a diverse and dynamic organization, with over 300 employees dedicated to public service, thriving on a culture of teamwork, innovation and building a better tomorrow.
Surrounded by rugged mountain and wilderness areas, Aspen is in the Roaring Fork Valley. The Roaring Fork Valley is also home to Snowmass Village, Basalt, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs, all served by the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (RFTA). RFTA is the largest rural transit system in the United States, and a highly acclaimed public transit system. Aspen is approximately 205 miles southwest of Denver and 130 miles east of Grand Junction. The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport serves the city, and Denver International Airport is about four hours away.
The City of Aspen's mission is to engage with positive civil dialogue, provide the highest quality innovative and efficient municipal services, steward the natural environment, and support a healthy, sustainable community for the benefit of future generations and with respect for the work of our predecessors.
About the Utilities Department:
The City of Aspen’s Utilities provides water and electric service to approximately 7,100 meters for the health, enjoyment, and benefit of community residents, businesses, and visitors to Aspen, Colorado. Born on the rugged frontier from a pioneering spirit, in 1885 the Aspen Water Company began water service and in the same year, Aspen became the first city west of the Mississippi to light streets and businesses from hydroelectric power. During the following 100 years, Aspen evolved from its silver mining roots to a visionary dream of skiing in the 1930s, to the world class resort of today.
The Utilities department’s mission to manage and maintain our water and electric resources from their resources to our customers in a manner that most efficiently meets, or exceeds, all related State and Federal standards, while driving the reduction of Aspen's greenhouse gas emissions and energy use through policy, outreach, energy efficiency and renewable energy programs.
The Finance Manager is responsible for managing Utilities’ business functions including administrative services, financial and budget development, utility billing processes, permit coordination and reviews, water/electric metering, and utilities disaster preparation support, all consistent with the organization’s values and mission statement. This position also exercises supervision over the Utility Billing Supervisor, Metering Services Supervisor, Permit Coordinator, Senior Administrative Assistant, and Administrative Assistant II.
The ideal candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal skills with a strong background in financial planning and billing services. Forward thinking, analytical, problem solvers that exhibit highly developed leadership abilities are encouraged to apply. Experience with accounting and reporting systems, critical thinking dexterity, and knowledge of business and management principles are needed to successfully execute job functions.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school, college or university in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
Experience: Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in utilities and financial management, administration and customer service, utilities rates, and technology implementation three of which must be in a supervisory capacity.
Technical Knowledge: Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access, and municipal financial reporting and billing software systems (or ability to acquire within 6 months).
Licenses & Certifications: Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of start date. Must complete Incident Command System (ICS) training levels 100, 200 and 300 within the first year of start date.
Preferred Candidate: Experience within a Utility environment managing administration desired. Master’s degree in Business Management, Administration, or related field preferred.
NOTE: This position requires a Criminal Background Check upon hire. Employment is contingent upon passing the Criminal Background Check.
The City of Aspen offers a competitive benefits package including:
The City of Aspen is an equal opportunity employer. Posted 11/4/20
Public Works Foreman
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Full-time person to perform duties in the operation and maintenance of the streets, sewer and water system, storm drainage, parks, city equipment, public buildings, and other tasks as assigned for the City of Grant, Neb., an EOE employer, as well as oversee two full-time employees and an occasional part-time employee.
Candidate must be in good physical condition and possess a valid Nebraska driver's license and a Minimum Class B CDL license with a clean driving record (or ability to attain Class B CDL license within six months of employment). State Certification as a Grade 4 Water Operator and a Grade 6 Backflow License are required (or ability to attain proper licensure within one calendar year of employment for both). Candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent with at least five years' experience in public works infrastructure operation and maintenance.
Competitive pay based on experience and certification. Job description and applications are available at the City of Grant's office Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-4 p.m., 342 Central Ave., Grant, NE 69140, or call (308) 352-2100.
Inquiries, resume’s and applications may be sent to: Edward Dunn, City Superintendent, P.O. Box 614. Grant, NE 69140. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until 11/30/2020 or until position is filled. Pre-employment drug testing is required. Posted 11/4/20.
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The Village of Morrill, Neb., is accepting applications for a full-time electrical lineman/foreman. The ideal candidate would have at least five years or more previous experience in construction, repair, maintenance and operation of the electric system. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain CDL within six months of hire.
Applications are available at Village of Morrill 118 S. Center St, Morrill, NE 68358 or online at www.villageofmorrill.com. Completed applications, along with a cover letter and resume, should be emailed to email@example.com or delivered to the Village Office address above or mailed to P.O. Box 305, Morrill, NE 69358 and will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary package negotiable DOE, with excellent fringe benefits, including vacation, sick time, retirement, medical, and holidays. Village of Morrill does not discriminate on basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or provision of services. EOE. Posted 10/7/20.
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City of Bayard, Neb., is seeking a full-time Utilities Technician. Bayard is a 2nd class city with a population of 1,209 and is located in scenic Western Nebraska, three miles north of Chimney Rock. The position is responsible for maintenance of the city owned electrical, water, wastewater, and streets. High school diploma or GED is required. Lineman Certification or electrical utility distribution system experience is preferred and will be given priority. Must possess, or be able to obtain, a Nebraska Class B driver’s license, a Nebraska Grade 4 Water Operator Certificate, and a Wastewater Operator’s Class L Certificate. Experience with heavy equipment including road grader, front-end loader, backhoe, and street sweeper is also beneficial. Salary is commensurate to experience. Benefits include 75 percent paid health insurance, employee paid dental and vision insurance, AFLAC, 50 percent paid short-term disability, vacation and sick leave, 125-flex account, holiday pay, and retirement investment opportunity. A pre-employment drug test and monthly random drug tests are also required. For more questions please contact Shelly Bowlin, City Clerk/Treasurer at Phone: (308) 586-1121. Fax: (308) 586-1834. Applications can be picked up at 445 Main Street or send resume to: City of Bayard, PO BOX 160, Bayard, NE 69334. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review will begin immediately. Position open until filled. EOE. Posted 6/6/20.
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The City of Ord (Neb.) Utilities is currently seeking applicants for a lineman position. It is desirable that candidates be graduates of a lineman program, but it is not required. Duties include working on both energized and de-energized distribution lines; building and maintaining underground and overhead systems; and installation of new services. Requirements include graduation from high school or equivalent, a valid Nebraska driver’s license and residency in the City of Ord. Applications must be received by Dec. 11, 2020. Salary based on experience and qualifications; competitive benefits. Applications may be requested from the Ord City Office, 201 So. 17th, Street, P.O. Box 96, Ord, NE 68862 or (308) 728-5791. EOE. Posted 9/6/20.
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The City of Kimball, Neb., (Pop. 2496) has an opening for city administrator. Salary DOQ, benefits.
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 69145. Open until filled. EOE. Posted 9/17/20.
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The Village of Ansley, Neb., is accepting applications for a general laborer. Job responsibilities will be across all departments – streets, parks, trash and utilities. Applicants must possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with clean driving record and must have or the ability to obtain a Nebraska Class B CDL with air brakes. This is a full-time position with benefits. Wages are negotiable based on experience. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Applications should be mailed to the Village of Ansley, P.O. Box 307, Ansley, NE 68814, left at the office at 217 Nile Street, or emailed to email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Village of Ansley is an EOE. Posted 9/16/20.
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The Town of Julesburg, Colo., (population 1,200) is located in the northeastern corner of Colorado and is known as the ‘Gateway to Colorado.’ Julesburg is a statutory town and operates under a Mayor/Board – Town Manager form of government. The Board consists of six board members elected at-large to four-year overlapping terms, and a mayor to a four-year term. Municipal elections are held in April of even numbered years. The Town Board appoints a town manager, who is responsible for preparing an annual budget and overseeing the basic operation and assets of the Town. The Town employs 10 full-time employees. A bachelor’s degree in public administration is preferred, but not required, along with managerial experience. The Town of Julesburg desires the following professional and personal skills for the Town’s next manager: Self-motivated, ambitious individual, good communication skills, knowledge of grant writing and administration of grants, basic computer skills, and an understanding of the dynamics of smaller rural communities. Salary negotiable, DOE, DOQ along with excellent health benefits and 401/457 retirement plan. Position will remain open until filled. Email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to 100 West 2nd Street, Julesburg CO 80737. For more information, contact Carrie Hartwell, Town Clerk, at (970) 474-3344 or visit the town’s website (www.townofjulesburg.com) to see the detailed job duties listing. EOE. Posted 8/31/20.
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The City of Bayard, Neb., is seeking a full-time city clerk. Bayard is a City of the 2nd class with a population of 1,209 and is located in scenic Western Nebraska, three miles north of Chimney Rock. This is highly responsible work relating to a wide range of municipal administrative functions. This position will oversee a variety of the managerial functions of the City including, but not limited to; personnel, planning, and supervising office staff. The Clerk is also responsible for the procedural aspects of City council meetings, preparing the agenda, and handling and maintaining all official correspondence and records for City meetings. The position will be performed in accordance with general instructions and directions received from the Mayor and six-member council. Requirements also include strong communication skills, the ability to carry out City Council policies, and be able work with the public and all City employees. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred, but relevant experience will also be given consideration. Accounting and financial knowledge/experience also needed as this position will be back up to the City treasurer. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Benefits offered by the City of Bayard include partial paid health insurance, employee paid dental and vision insurance, AFLAC, partial paid short-term disability, vacation and sick leave, and retirement investment opportunity. A pre-employment drug test and monthly random drug tests are also required. Applications can be picked up at 445 Main Street, by downloading on the City website at www.cityofbayard.net, or by emailing email@example.com. For further questions please contact Shelly Bowlin, city treasurer at (308) 586-1121. Application review will begin immediately, position is open until filled. EOE. Posted 8/24/20.
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The City of Sidney, Neb., is excited to present a great opportunity for a dynamic and engaging leader to serve as finance director. The finance director will serve as the chief financial officer of the City of Sidney, providing highly responsible and complex financial and administrative support to city administration. Responsible for preparing, compiling and presenting the annual budget document for the City. Monitors expenditures during the year and makes recommendations to the city manager for budget modifications or additional funds. Ensures financial reporting and procedural compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations as well as generally accepted governmental and accounting principles. Coordinates the annual audit and is responsible for the comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a closely related field required or equivalent combination of training and experience. Five years of progressively responsible municipal finance work preferred. Salary range: $65,000 to $72,000 negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. Full benefit package. See www.cityofsidney.org for more info or contact Jo Houser, (308) 254-7002 for application and position summary. Position will remain open until filled. First review of applications is Sept. 18, 2020. EOE. Posted 8/12/20.
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The City of Alma, Neb., is accepting applications for the position of city administrator. Under the supervision of the mayor and direction of the mayor and city council, the administrator is appointed for an indefinite period, solely on the basis of administrative qualifications. The city administrator is responsible for the daily operation and proper administration of all of the affairs of the city and shall have general supervisory authority over all city departments.
Candidates must possess excellent written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills; have knowledge of and ability to apply city, state and federal laws, policies and regulations; have knowledge of and ability to apply the principles, practices, and policies of municipal government; have knowledge of City responsibilities and ability to use independent judgment in the performance of duties; possess exceptional oral and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis with elected and appointed officials, city employees and the public; analyze the needs of the community for all types of community and economic development projects; and be responsible for preparing grant applications and administering grants when appropriate. A comprehensive listing of duties and qualifications may be found on our website: www.almacity.com.
Minimum training and experience include graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience; desired experience includes five 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; and must be bondable.
Benefits include vacation time, sick time, holiday pay, retirement, and health insurance. Salary will be negotiated based on qualifications and experience. All training and experience requirements may be waived or modified for an exceptional applicant.
The City of Alma is an EOE. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send resume, a completed application, and references to City Clerk, City of Alma, P.O. Box 468, Alma NE 68920 or submit electronically at firstname.lastname@example.org. Posted 8/10/20.
David City, Neb.
Code Enforcement Officer
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The City of David City, Neb., is accepting applications for a part-time code enforcement officer. 20 hrs/week. Work schedule determined upon hire. Primary duties include ensuring compliance with municipal codes, zoning regulations, and property maintenance codes. Candidates should have an associate degree in relevant field and three years of pertinent field experience. Combination of desired education and experience acceptable. Application and job description available online (www.davidcityne.com) or at 557 N. 4th St. (P.O. Box 191), David City, NE 68632. Submit applications to address above or to email@example.com. Call Clayton Keller at (402) 367-3135 with any questions. Applications due by Aug. 28, 2020 at 5 p.m. Pay negotiable. EOE. Posted 7/29/20.
David City, Neb.
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The City of David City, Neb., is accepting applications for a part-time building inspector/zoning administrator. 30 hrs/week. Work schedule determined upon hire. Primary duties include building inspections for code compliance, approving/denying permits, zoning administration, plan reviews, and project management. Candidates should have five years of field experience and associate degree or trade school certificate in relevant field. Education may substitute for work experience. Application and job description available online (www.davidcityne.com) or at 557 N. 4th St. (P.O. Box 191), David City, NE 68632. Submit applications to address above or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Call Clayton Keller at (402) 367-3135. Applications due by Aug. 28, 2020 at 5 p.m. Pay negotiable. EOE. Posted 7/29/20.
David City, Neb.
Power Plant Operator
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The City of David City, Neb., is accepting applications for a full-time power plant operator. Primary duties include operating diesel engines, operating load management equipment, preparing reports and permits, and maintenance of plant equipment. Candidates should have five years of field experience and associate degree or trade school certificate in relevant field. Education may substitute for work experience. Wages determined by pay scale. Full benefits within six months of hire date. Some unscheduled hours would be required in case of emergencies. Must reside within a 15-mile radius of the city limits of David City within six months. Application and job description available online (www.davidcityne.com) or at 557 N. 4th St. (P.O. Box 191), David City, NE 68632. Submit applications to address above or to email@example.com. Call Pat Hoeft at (402) 367-3197 with any questions. Position open until filled. EOE. Posted 7/29/20.