CITY MANAGER—Springfield, Mo., the third largest city in Missouri, seeks applicants for the position of city manager. The Springfield Metro Area has a population of 456,456, with 166,810 within the city limits. Springfield operates under the council-manager system of governance. The city has an annual operating budget of $334 million and 1,840 full-time employees. The city seeks a visionary leader, strategic thinker, and creative problem solver to be its new city manager. The ideal candidate will be a confident, results-driven municipal professional with a strong customer service focus and commitment to the community. It will be important for the next city manager to maintain an environment of credibility, integrity, and transparency and to foster positive and productive relationships with the Council, staff, and the community. The selected individual should be comfortable with the public nature of their position in a diverse and growing community. A Bachelor’s in Public Admin. or a related field is required. Master’s preferred. ICMA credentialing or other leadership development program credentialing a plus. The selected candidate should have 10 years of experience in public management at the assistant city manager/administrator, deputy city manager/administrator, or city manager/ administrator level. Directors and department heads with significant experience (10 years or more) with federal, state, or other public entities will also be considered. A starting salary of a minimum of $200,000 plus is negotiable depending on qualifications. Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information contact: Kirk Davis, Senior Vice President, Strategic Government Resources, KirkDavis@GovernmentResource.com.
CITY MANAGER—Paducah, Kentucky, is situated at the confluence of the Tennessee and the Ohio rivers, halfway between St. Louis, Missouri, to the northwest, and Nashville, Tennessee, to the southeast, along Interstate 24. Paducah is home to approximately 25,000 residents who enjoy small town living with convenient access to unique cultural amenities, top-notch schools, and safe, friendly neighborhoods. Paducah is a home rule city operating under a commission-manager form of government. The Board of Commissioners is made up of the Mayor and four Commissioners who set the policies that govern the City and appoint advisory citizen groups that help in the decision-making process. The City Manager is appointed by the Board and assists it in formulating objectives, policies, and programs. The City of Paducah seeks a visionary City Manager who is willing to look “outside the box” for creative solutions to community issues. The ideal candidate will be a highly ethical, results-driven strategic thinker with a strong customer service focus and commitment to the community. It will be important for the next City Manager to maintain an environment of credibility, integrity, and transparency and to foster positive and productive relationships with the Board, staff, and the community. The selected individual should be comfortable with the public nature of their position in a small-town environment. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, business administration, or a related discipline and have 10-15 years of responsible professional managerial experience. A master’s degree in public administration or related field preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills may also be considered. Deadline for First Review of Applications: Friday, April 6, 2018. Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information on this position contact: Doug Thomas, Senior Vice President, Strategic Government Resources, DouglasThomas@GovernmentResource.com, (863) 860-9314.
DISTRIBUTION & COLLECTION MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT—Forrest City Water Utility seeks a Distribution and Collection Maintenance Superintendent with Class III License. To apply contact Forrest City Water Utility, (870) 633-2921.
FIREFIGHTER TEST—Van Buren Fire Department will hold testing at 6 p.m. April 9 at the Adult Education facility, 605 Alma Blvd. Circle, Van Buren. Must have arrived at the age of 21 and not yet reached 35 to be eligible for the Civil Service Exam. Must have HS diploma or GED. Physical agility requirements. Background check. City-provided physical prior to employment. Drug test provided prior to employment. Must complete and return an application by March 30. Applications available at Fire Station #1, 2009 Pevehouse Road, Van Buren. Contact: Marvin Stout, (479) 471-5032. EOE. Women, minorities, and veterans encouraged to apply.
PARKS & RECREATION DIRECTOR—Jonesboro seeks applicants for the position of director of parks and recreation department. This exempt senior manager directs, plans, promotes, organizes and administers public recreation, park facilities, community centers and cemeteries for the city by performing duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Minimum qualifications: Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four-year college degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years related experience and/or training, and 2 years related management experience. Valid DL. Salary Grade/Range: Grade 124/$66,248 minimum annual salary. Review position and apply online at www.jonesboro.org. Applicants may also contact the City of Jonesboro Human Resources Office located at 300 South Church Street, Suite 100, Jonesboro, AR 72401 to submit a paper application. Open until filled. EOE.
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST—The City of Siloam Springs Police Department is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Public Safety Communications Specialist. This will include operating emergency police, fire, EMS, and the 911 communication equipment, receive emergency and non-emergency phone calls and dispatching personnel and equipment. The successful candidate will operate telephone console to receive income calls for assistance, question caller to determine nature of problem, transmit orders and receive messages for fire, state and local agencies, wrecker services, utility workers and others. Maintains constant knowledge of emergencies. Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures as well as office equipment, radios, computer and Internet applications is required, 12 hour shifts. Must be able to pass a background check. Salary range: $29,400 - $44,100. The City requires a completed application be submitted for all positions. Applications are available at City Hall, 400 North Broadway, Siloam Springs, AR; or can be accessed on our website: www.siloamsprings.com. For further information, please call (479) 524-5136 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Open until filled. EOE.
WATER OPERATOR—Forrest City Water Utility seeks a Water Operator with Class IV License. To apply contact Forrest City Water Utility, (870) 633-2921.
WATER TREATMENT DISTRIBUTION SUPERINTENDENT—Forrest City Water Utility seeks a Water Treatment Distribution Superintendent with Class IV License. To apply contact Forrest City Water Utility, (870) 633-2921.
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