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CITY ENGINEER—The City of Jacksonville is accepting applications for a city engineer. Qualified candidates must be a PE. Responsible for, but not limited to, the following: Oversees the duties of the engineering department, including building permits, ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations, analyzes and design drainage, streets and subdivisions, oversee compliance with ADEQ on municipal storm-water, handles floodplain administration, oversees the contracts for streets, drainage and city-owned buildings. A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in managing a professional engineering function is desired. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with employees, consultants, other governmental agency representatives, city officials and the general public. Any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education and experience may be considered. Please submit a City of Jacksonville Application along with your resume or CV to: Jill Ross, Director of Human Resources; email jross@cityofjacksonville.net; fax- 501-982-4670; mail/hand deliver #1 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville, AR 72076. EOE.

CITY MANAGER—City of Freeport, Texas seeks qualified applicants for their next City Manager. Freeport is a home rule city operating under the council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of a mayor and four council members who serve two-year staggered terms and are elected on a ward system. The City Council is the City’s legislative body and appoints the City Manager who is responsible for the general administration of the City on a daily basis. The City Manager will need to develop a thorough understanding of the processes and functions of each of the City’s departments and work closely with the Council, community organizations, citizens, and other governmental agencies to develop short and long-range strategies for addressing current and future challenges and making the best use of resources. The City of Freeport seeks a creative, visionary, and results-driven municipal government professional who will take the organization to the next performance level. The selected candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Admin., Business, or a related field and have at least 5 years of experience as a City Manager, Assistant City Manager, or senior government admin. Master’s preferred. Salary range starts at $160,000 DOE. View complete position profile and apply online: bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

CITY MANAGER—Herington, Kan. (pop. 2,362; $7.5M budget; 28 FTE’s), seeks a City Manager with background in sound financial practices, public relations, infrastructure, and economic development. Candidates should exhibit community commitment, a reliable work ethic, and professionalism. Candidates should have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience and hold a Bachelor degree in Public Administration or related field. Competitive benefits; Salary $60,000-$86,000, DOQ. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to LEAPS-Herington@lkm.org or LEAPS-Herington, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS 66603. If confidentiality is requested, please note in application materials. Position will remain open until filled. Application review will begin May 21. EOE.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES—Temple, Texas, is ideally situated along the Central Texas technology corridor with San Antonio and Austin to the south, and Dallas and Fort Worth to the north. A principal city in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has an estimated population of 428,000, Temple covers 75.15 square miles and offers an exceptional quality of life to approximately 79,286 residents. The City of Temple is a full-service, home rule city operating under a council-manager form of government. The city has a staff of 850 employees and an adopted budget of $146,359,516. Under administrative direction of the city manager or her designee, the director of human resources develops, directs, and provides human resource programs and services for the city. The city is seeking an exceptional leader and experienced human resources professional to be its next director of human resources. The successful candidate will be a highly effective communicator who will empower staff to excel in their operations. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration, or a closely related field and have five years of experience in professional human resource administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A master’s degree and certification as a Professional in Human Resources (SHRM or PHR) are preferred qualifications. Please apply online at: bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information on this position contact: Lissa Barker, senior vice president, Strategic Government Resources, LissaBarker@governmentresource.com, (817) 266-0647. Deadline to apply: May 25.

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS—The City of Salem, Mo., seeks a Director of Public Works. The position description and application form are available at salemmo.com. Applicants should submit a cover letter, application, résumé, and a minimum of 3 professional references to cityadministrator@salemmo.com. Open until filled.

DISPATCHERS—The Monticello Police Department is currently seeking both full and part-time dispatchers. Salary range: $30,804.32 - $36,781.97. Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Must be able to work swing shift hours, weekends and holidays. On-the-job training as well as out-of-town training required. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid Arkansas DL. To apply please come by the Monticello Police Department in person to pick up an application Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information please contact the Monticello Police Department at (870) 367-3411. Deadline to apply May 25.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR—The City of Salem, Mo., seeks a director to serve the community with a collaborative and innovative approach. Salem is surrounded by spectacular scenic beauty and countless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Mining support, food distribution, raw wood products, and tourism are mainstays of the local economy. See full Recruitment Profile with candidate qualifications at salemmo.com. Email resume, salary history, and cover letter to mflentje@austinpeters.com by May 9. For more information call (316) 250-1344.

HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR—Plainview, Texas is located 40 minutes north of Lubbock with a thriving population of more than 22,000. The scenic beauty of the west Texas plains provides families and businesses with a vibrant and affordable place to live and work. Plainview is a home rule city with a council-manager form of government. The city has 186 employees and an FY 2018 operating budget of $23,850,135. The city seeks a dynamic and resourceful professional with strong leadership skills to be its next human resources director. Under the supervision of the city manager, the human resources director will proactively develop, refine, and implement organizational human resources goals and policies, maintain a system of accountability, and collaborate with staff and city administration to resolve human resources issues within the organization. The selected candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration, or a closely related field and have five years of experience in a professional human resource administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A master’s degree and certification as a Professional in Human Resources (SHRM or PHR) are preferred qualifications. The salary for this position is $68,000 to $95,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Please apply online at: bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information on this position contact: Gary Holland, senior vice president, Strategic Government Resources, GaryHolland@governmentresource.com, (405) 269-3445.

POLICE CHIEF—The City of Taylor is accepting applications for a full-time Police Chief.  Salary Range is from $25,000 - $38,000 DOQ. Apply in person or call Taylor City Hall at (870) 694-2051.

POLICE CHIEF—The City of Sheridan is seeking a police chief experienced in all levels of law enforcement. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and supervisory skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Requirements: ALETA certification, at least a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public Admin., or related field, and at least 10 years of direct law enforcement experience, with management experience in a department similar in size to the Sheridan Police Department, which has 13 employees, 9 of which are uniformed. Starting salary is $60,000 (Including Holidays) but is negotiable. Applications may be picked up at City Hall or visit our Facebook page. Completed applications with cover letter and resume may be mailed to Mayor Joe Wise, 106 West Bell Street, Sheridan, AR 72150; or emailed to shercity@windstream.net by May 31. Starting date for the new chief is July 16, 2018. Direct questions to Mayor Wise at (870) 942-3921. EOE. 

POLICE OFFICER—The Berryville Police Department is now accepting applications for a F/T Officer. Contact the Berryville Police Department at (870) 423-3343 or berryvillepd@berryville.com for application and job description.

STREET SUPERINTENDENT—The City of Bryant is accepting applications for a Street Superintendent. The Street Superintendent is responsible for ensuring the safety and quality of the City’s transportation roadways through asset management planning and by managing the construction, repair, maintenance, and replacement of street systems. The ideal candidate must be experienced in roadway heavy construction from the planning stages to construction completion. Minimum of 5 years related experience. For detailed position descriptions or to complete an application visit our website, www.cityofbryant.com. EOE.

UTILITIES SUPERINTENDENT—Rogers Water Utilities seeks applicants for the position of utilities superintendent. This executive management position reports directly to a five-member Waterworks and Sewer Commission. Commissioners are appointed by the other members of the Commission with the approval of City Council. The Superintendent is responsible for the effective management and administration of all aspects of the Water delivery, Wastewater and Business operations. Administrative and management assignments include personnel, budgeting, planning, report writing, public relations, implementing and enforcing Utility policies and procedures, regulatory compliance and other duties as assigned. In addition, the Utility Superintendent is responsible for continually evaluating the Utilities operation and making appropriate reports and recommendations to the Waterworks and Sewer Commission in order to ensure the entire organization operates at the highest practical level of efficiency. Salary: $100,605 to $113,180, DOQ. A City of Rogers employment application and a detailed resume must be submitted for consideration. Internal candidates may apply by resume only. Applications and the job description for this position are available on-line at www.rogersar.gov. Open until filled. EOE.

WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATOR—Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District has a F/T entry level or licensed operator position open in the water/wastewater department. Competitive compensation package includes health/life insurance, vacation/sick leave, and retirement plan. Contact the District Office at 110 Woodsdale Drive Holiday Island, AR 72631; or call (479) 253-9700 for an application. For further information, contact Dan Schrader at (479) 253-7211.

WATER/WASTEWATER PROFESSIONAL—The City of Humphrey is accepting applications for the position of a full-time water and wastewater professional. Class 2 license. Must have at least 3 years of related and responsible work experience. Applicant must successfully complete background investigation and pre-employment substance abuse testing. Interested applicants should submit city application and / or resume to Humphreycityhall15@yahoo.com or fax to (870) 873-4657. If you have any questions, please call City of Humphrey at (870) 873-4615.

WATER SUPERINTENDENT—The City of Hartman Water Department seeks a Water Superintendent. Must have Distribution 2 license, high school diploma or GED, at least 3 year water distribution experience, CDL Class A license, able to operate heavy equipment. Salary based on experience. Resume must be sent in by July 1. For more information call (479) 497-2070.

FOR SALE—The City of Gassville is offering for sale a 1980 Chevrolet model C70 Fire Engine. The vehicle can be viewed at the Gassville Fire Station during normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F at 206 S. School St. Photos of the engine can also be viewed on our Gassville Fire and Rescue Facebook page. For more information contact Mayor Jeff Braim at Gassville City Hall, (870) 435-6439; or Fire Chief Christy Dewey at (870) 435-6119, (870) 706-1082; or by email at gvfd@suddenlinkmail.com.

FOR SALE—The City of Rison is offering for sale a 2012 Chevrolet Impala police car. Photos available by email if desired, or visit cityofrison.com and click on for sale page. Asking $4,500. Car is black in color with no damage and runs good. Vehicle can be viewed at Rison City Hall daily from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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