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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COORDINATOR—The City of Maumelle has an opening for a Accounts Payable Coordinator in the Finance Department. Position Summary: The position of Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for all monthly and quarterly billing and all related duties. Essential duties and responsibilities include: posting deposits and processing payments, assisting with quarterly and monthly billing, and processing invoices, checking monthly statements and verifying payments, filling in as receptionist when needed, accounts payable file maintenance; and completing other duties and tasks as needed and assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Associates Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; and three years related experience and/or training or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with utility billing and collecting preferred. Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Experience with Springbrook preferred but not required. Salary Range $24,511-$36,767. Open until filled. NOTE: A City of Maumelle Employment Application must be completed. Please go to www.maumelle.org and click on the Human Resources Department to print an application. Completed applications should be mailed to: City of Maumelle Human Resources Department, 550 Edgewood Drive, Suite 590, Maumelle, AR 72113. For questions, you may contact the Human Resources office at (501) 851-2784, ext. 242 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. EOE. This ad is available from the Title VI Coordinator in large print, on audio, and in Braille at (501) 851-2784, ext. 242 or at reuah@maumelle.org.

CDL/EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II—The City of Maumelle is currently taking applications for the position of CDL/Equipment Operator II in the Public Works Department. Position Summary: The general purpose of a CDL/Equipment Operator II is to carry out various duties of the Street and Drainage Maintenance Department. Education and experience: HS diploma or a GED and 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education. Starting salary for this position is $11.86 per hour. Open until filled. Please go to the City of Maumelle web page (Maumelle.org) and click on the Human Resources Department for complete job description and an application.  Completed applications should be mailed to: City of Maumelle Human Resources Department, 550 Edgewood Drive, Suite 590, Maumelle, AR 72113.  For questions, contact the Human Resources office at (501) 851-2784, ext. 242, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. EOE.

CITY MANAGER—The City of Arkadelphia is accepting applications for the position of City Manager. Successful applicants should have a college degree or equivalent: Business or Public Administration major preferred but not required. Applicants must have experience in a supervisory role, have strong management and decision-making skills, and strong communication skills both written and verbal. The ability to read, draft and follow budgets is an absolute requirement. Salary range is negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Offer and acceptance contingent upon passing a drug test and background checks. Send resumes to Brenda Gills, Acting City Manager, 700 Clay St., Arkadelphia, AR 71923. Resumes will be taken until the position is filled. 

ELECTRIC UTILITY DIRECTOR—The City of Siloam Springs is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Electric Utility Director. The ideal candidate would be an individual with excellent management experience to lead planning and operational management for a fast growing electric service. Siloam Springs is located in Northwest Arkansas, one of the fastest growing areas in the country.  The electric utility serves approximately 7,600 customers with a budget of 9.5 million. Candidates should possess demonstrated vision, leadership and effective communication to direct a major department’s strategic planning and objectives; knowledge and experience in establishing, managing and implementing financial strategies and budgeting processes; the ability to foster teamwork, and to develop and implement organizational transformation and design; knowledge of the governmental process at the local, state and federal level is helpful.  In particular, knowledge of the electric utility industry; the ability to work with public officials, community groups and representatives of the industry; knowledge and experience in  contract negotiations and rate analysis; the ability to maintain communication and a positive organizational image with the community; the ability to enhance the organization’s staff training and management development programs to improve efficiency and encourage diversity; demonstrated participation in national professional associations and civic organizations; and excellent written and verbal communication skills. If you have a proven track record as a manager including the ability to manage long-term planning and diverse operations; experience in financial management, contract negotiations and electric transmission operations, we encourage you to apply. Working knowledge of fiber optic utilities preferred. We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 10 yrs electric managerial experience and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field. This position requires residency within 1 mile of the city of Siloam Springs and the ability to successfully complete background and pre-employment screening. Salary for this position is dependent on qualifications with an excellent benefits package.  The City of Siloam Springs is an EOE. To be considered for this position, please submit a letter including salary requirements, a resume detailing specific experience and references no later than 11/04/2016. The City requires a completed application form:  They are available on our website: (www.siloamsprings.com), or at City Hall, 400 N Broadway, Siloam Springs, AR 72761, or call (479) 238-0918 for additional information.

FINANCE DIRECTOR—The City of Gravette seeks a Finance Director. Manages the day-to-day accounting, budgeting and purchasing activities of the city; establishes and enforces proper accounting methods, maintains the integrity of accounting and reporting functions, coordinates and participates in financial/budget research including recommendations regarding research findings and prepares technical reports. Requires a minimum of a college degree in Accounting and/or Finance plus eight years of accounting/finance experience and five years of supervisory/managerial experience. Applications are available in City Hall or at www.gravettear.com. Please hand deliver, email (cpembleton@gravettear.com) or mail applications, with professional references and salary requirements, Attn: HR at 604 First Avenue SE, Gravette, AR 72736; or fax to (479) 787-5018. No phone calls please.

FIRE CHIEF—General Qualifications: Must be 21 years or older; possess a valid Ark. DL without record of suspension or revocation in any state; felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years are not allowed; U.S. citizen; must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits. Education and experience: HS diploma or equivalent. Must have minimum Firefighter II/IFSAC certification, EMT-B or ability to receive certificate within one year of hire. Necessary knowledge, skills and abilities: Knowledge of fire suppression principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment; skill in operating the required tools and equipment. Must have supervisory experience. Requirements: Must be able to meet all entry level requirements listed above; Must be able to pass medical exam. Must have 3 years experience in fire service, officer’s level experience preferred. Benefits: Employees receive a competitive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short term disability. As well as LOPFI retirement. Our employees also receive paid vacation, holidays, and sick days. Salary: Commensurate with skill, ability, and experience. Apply by sending your resume to: City Administrator, City of Barling, P.O. Box 23039, Barling, AR 72923. Resumes will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 4.

JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN—The City of Paris is accepting applications for a Journeyman Lineman for full time employment. Duties include construction and maintenance of electric distribution system lines and facilities, climbing poles, working out of bucket trucks, on call and exposure to all weather conditions. Valid CDL required. The city requires a completed application be submitted for all positions, which may be picked up 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday at City Hall, 100 North Express Street, Paris, AR 72855; or email cityclerk@paris-ar.net. EOE.

POLICE CHIEF—Jasper is now accepting applications for a full-time police chief. Must be certified and meet all requirements of law enforcement standards and training. Prefer live in the City Limits. Applications are available at: City of Jasper, City Hall, P.O. Box 434, Jasper, AR 72641. Resume must accompany application. Office hours are 8-4 Mon.-Fri., 870-446-2633. Open until filled.

POLICE OFFICER—The City of Lewisville Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for full time position of police officer. Application may be picked up at Lewisville City Hall, 330 West 1st Street, Lewisville, Ark. Contact Chief Jason Tomlin at 903-748-6970 for further information. 

WATER & SEWER OPERATIONS MANAGER—The City of Harrison is accepting applications for the Position of Water & Sewer Operations Manager, a management and salaried position. The individual selected will report to the Director of Public Works. Applications will only be made available at the Department of Public Works (303 N. Third Street, Harrison, AR 72601) offices until Oct. 28. Responsibilities include but are not limited to management of all activities of the water distribution and sewer collection departments (i.e. maintenance, construction, regulatory compliance, communication with customers and city management, budget preparation and monitoring, etc.). Five years of increasingly responsible experience in public works maintenance and repair at a journey or lead level, including at least two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility is required. Candidates must possess a Class 4 Water Distribution License; Water Treatment and Wastewater licenses are desirable but not required. Candidates must be able to pass a background check and a drug test; possess a HS diploma or equivalent; and possess a valid driver’s license. Starting salary is negotiable based upon qualifications, experience and education. Interested parties may contact the Department of Public Works, call (870) 741-3434 or email publicworks@cityofharrison.com. EOE.

WATER OPERATOR—Forrest City Water Utility is seeking a water operator that has a Class IV Water Treatment and Distribution license. The Water Supply Operator is responsible for the operation of the Water Treatment Plant, storage distribution system monitoring on an assigned shift and other related duties. Application can be found on http://dws.arkansas.gov/ or you can ask for Derrick Spearman at Arkansas Workforce at (870) 633-2900 located at 300 Eldridge Rd #2, Forrest City, AR 72335. Application accepted until filled. Forrest City Water Utility is located at 303 N. Rosser in Forrest City, AR 72335 (870) 633.2921.

WATER/WASTEWATER DIRECTOR—Fort Smith is the second largest city in the state with a population of just over 87,000. The City employs over 900 staff members and has an FY2016 operating budget of $111 million. The Director supervises one administrative coordinator and four deputy directors, and indirectly supervises eight program managers and approximately 260 other employees within the department. Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years’ experience working with water and wastewater systems. Registered PE in Arkansas with a Class IV water license preferred or the ability to acquire each. The starting salary range for this position is up to $108,380. View complete position profile and apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information contact: Gary Holland, Senior Vice President, Strategic Government Resources, GaryHolland@GovernmentResource.com.

WATER/WASTEWATER GEN. MANAGER—Helena-West Helena is accepting applications for the position of General Manager of the Water and Wastewater Department, a management and salaried position. Reports to the mayor. Applications will only be made available at the Mayor’s, City Clerk’s, or Human Resources, 226 Perry Street, Helena-West Helena, AR 72342. Completed applications must be submitted by the end of business Oct. 14. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Manage all Water and Wastewater Department activities; effectively communicate both verbally and written with customers, employees, and city management; insure accounts receivables and payables integrity; prepare and monitor budgets and capital equipment requirements; and ensure governmental regulations compliance planning and reporting. Education and knowledge include but are not limited to: degree in engineering, chemistry, biology, environmental science, or related; five or more years of experience in water and wastewater management; possess a level 3 water distribution, level 3 water treatment, and a level 3 wastewater licenses or the ability to acquire these licenses. Starting Salary is negotiable based upon qualifications, experience and education. EOE.

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