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CITY ADMINISTRATOR—Battlefield, Mo. (pop 6,200), is a family-friendly, residential community located one mile south of James River Freeway between Springfield and Republic in southwest Missouri. It is a 4th class city that operates under a highly cooperative city administrator-mayor-aldermen (6) form of government. Battlefield covers 2.5 square miles with a $2.5 million annual budget and 18 employees. Municipal services include a police department, municipal court, planning and zoning, parks, public works, building, streets and sewer. Property tax is the City’s largest revenue source. The city is currently seeking a qualified, experienced professional with strong interpersonal skills, who can communicate well with citizens, Mayor, Board of Aldermen and City staff. A bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field is required with a master’s degree preferred. The successful candidate must be able to competently create and manage budgets, be knowledgeable in municipal financing and accounting, oversee and develop personnel, provide visionary leadership to the community, city committees and staff, and be committed to economic development. The selected candidate should have 3 or more years of progressively responsible municipal government service. Candidates should submit a cover letter, detailed resume, three work-related and two personal references. Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications. Deadline to apply is Friday, June 24. Requested materials may be submitted online to kchaney@battlefieldmo.gov or mailed to: Battlefield City Administrator Search, 5434 S. Tower Drive, Battlefield, MO 65619. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns to Kim Chaney at 417-883-5840.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR—Oberlin, Kansas (pop. 1,749; $6.2 million budget; 21 FTE’s), is a scenic NW Kansas community seeking a local government administrator with a passion for the city. Bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field with at least 5 years of local government experience required. A MPA is preferred. Salary $55,000 DOQ. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to LEAPS-Oberlin@lkm.org or LEAPS-Oberlin, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS, 66603. EOE. Open until filled. Application review begins July 7, 2016.

CITY MANAGER—Pratt, Kansas (pop. 6,963; $24 million budget; 98 FTE’s), the county seat of Pratt County, is seeking a City Manager to foster a culture of professionalism and open communication. Pratt possesses a strong park system, an airport, manages electric, water, waste-water, sanitation and a police and fire department. The City is looking for a professional leader with strong communication skills.  Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field, and at least five years of local government experience and a master’s degree is preferred. Salary $100,000 DOQ. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to LEAPS-Pratt@lkm.org or LEAPS-Pratt, 300 SW 8th, Topeka, KS, 66603. EOE. Open until filled. Application review begins July 8.  For full advertisement, please visit LEAPS-Pratt@lkm.org

CITY PLANNER—Sherwood is seeking a City Planner. This position plans, organizes, directs and integrates current and long-range municipal planning programs and services. Conducts comprehensive planning projects affecting land use, regulations, and transportation issues. Meets with public, developers, and other planning agencies to discuss regulations and office planning advice. Attends Planning Commission meetings, City Council meetings and other forums as assigned. Reviews and evaluates development proposals, development designs, applications, planning and zoning changes, conditional use requests, variance requests, technical documents and special permits for compliance with City standards and regulatory requirements; answers inquiries and assists the public and other agencies in matters relating to planning, zoning and permit review, and other City subdivision standards and regulations. Reviews and evaluates development plans, including subdivision plats, with residents, developers, and builders; develops recommendations to assure compliance with City subdivision and zoning regulations; summarizes issues and makes presentations to the Planning Commission and the City Council. Performs professional and technical planning services to achieve structured and organized growth and development in the City in compliance with all regulatory requirements. Reviews site plans for both commercial and residential developments, and assures project plans, policies and procedures are in conformance with City goals, and in compliance with local, state and federal codes and regulations. Minimum qualifications: Possess certification as a Floodplain Manager, or obtain certification within six (6) months of employment date and a baccalaureate degree in planning, design or a similar related field of study AND five (5) years direct experience in municipal, urban, or regional planning required. Must possess AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) certification or obtain certification within the first six (6) months of employment. For more information contact Maureen Pylant, Human Resources Director,  501-833-3703; FAX: 501-833-2180.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE—Maumelle is accepting applications for the position of Director of Finance. This position reports directly to the clerk-treasurer and the mayor. The general purpose of the position is to perform responsible management and administrative work directing and coordinating the varied functions of the city’s Finance Department. Work involves administering the central accounting system and data processing functions of the city. Education and experience: Applicants must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university and five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Also, must have four years managerial experience. NOTE: Online applications and resumes will not be accepted by themselves. A city of Maumelle employment application must be completed. For additional information, including a complete job description, application and listing of employee benefits go to the city of Maumelle web page (www.maumelle.org) and click on the Human Resources Department web site. Completed applications are to be mailed to: City of Maumelle, Human Resources Department, 550 Edgewood Drive, Suite 555, Maumelle, AR 72113. For questions, you may contact the Human Resources office at 501-851-2784, ext. 242 between 8 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.

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES—Maumelle is accepting applications for the position of Director of Human Resources. This position reports directly to the mayor. The general purpose of the position is to guide and direct the development, enhancement, maintenance, and administration of a comprehensive human resources and payroll administration system for the city of Maumelle. Education and experience: Applicants must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university and five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Also, must have four years managerial experience. NOTE: Online applications and resumes will not be accepted by themselves. A city of Maumelle employment application must be completed. Please go to the city of Maumelle web page (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 555, Maumelle, AR 72113. For questions, you may contact the Human Resources office at 501-851-2784 ext. 242 between 8 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.

DISPATCHER—Siloam Springs is accepting applications for the position of Communications Dispatcher. This position is responsible for answering multiple phone lines including 911. The position requires simultaneous data entry into a computer aided dispatch program while dispatching routine and emergency calls to include police, fire, ambulance and other emergency response, maintain logs and tapes and other duties as required. Qualifications: U.S. citizen, be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid DL, HS diploma or equivalent, no felony convictions, must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays, must pass background check. Hire rate: $12.33/hour. The city offers a generous benefit package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, LTD, 457 Deferred Compensation, vacation and sick leave. The city requires a completed application be submitted for all positions. Applications and full job description are available at City Hall, 400 N. Broadway, Siloam Springs, or online at www.siloamsprings.com. For further information call 479-524-5136 or email humanresources@siloamsprings.com. EOE. Open until filled.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER—Hope Water & Light is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Electrical Engineer. Responsibilities include planning and analyzing electric system resources and needs; aides in development of the master plan to meet these needs, to include cost projections and capital budgeting under the direction of the Assistant General Manager, Operations. Monitors electric system operations and collaborates with all electric system departments. Thorough knowledge and familiarity with principles and practices of electric power line construction, maintenance, and substations required. Completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related areas or education at a level necessary to accomplish the job. Salary is based on education and experience. Submit resume with salary history via mail to Charlotte Bradley, Hope Water & Light, P.O. Box 2020, Hope, AR 71802; or email charlotte@hope-wl.com. Open until position is filled. For a complete job description and qualifications contact Janell Morton at 870-777-3000 ext. 531 or visit www.hope-wl.com and follow the employment link.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER—Siloam Springs is accepting applications/resumes for an electrical engineer for full time employment. Applicants must be registered as professional engineer and have experience with the operating practices of designing and operating of transmission, distribution and substations of a utility system. The position will be responsible for assisting with the management and supervision of a municipal owned electric department. Applicant must be willing to relocate to within 10 miles of Siloam Springs. Applicants must possess P.E. license and B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering. Salary Range: $70,000-$100,000. The city provides a generous benefit package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, vacation and sick leave. The city requires a completed application be submitted for all positions. Applications are available at City Hall, 400 N. Broadway, Siloam Springs, AR; or can be accessed on our website, www.siloamsprings.com. For further information please call 479-524-5136 or email humanresources@siloamsprings.com. EOE. Open until filled.

FIREFIGHTERS & EMT—Holiday Island Fire Department is accepting applications for a full-time Firefighter 1 and 2, EMT; one position may become a company officer. Experienced preferred. Excellent opportunity. Salary based on experience. Paid vacation, sick leave, retirement. Contact Chief AT 479-253-8397. Mail resumes to 251 Holiday Island Drive, Holiday Island, AR 72631.

FIREFIGHTER EXAMINATIONS—Examinations will be given by the city of Texarkana and Arkansas Civil Service Commission for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list of Firefighters. Applicants must apply on forms supplied by the Fire Administration Office, 416 E. 3rd St., Texarkana, AR 71854. Applications must be completed and returned no later than 4 p.m. Friday, July 22. Applicant must be of sound mind and good physical condition. Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and not older than 35. Must have 15 hours of college credit from an accredited college. For additional information, call 870-779-4956. The exam will be given 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at the North Heights Jr. High School, 2118 East 35th St., Texarkana, AR. Entry level salary: $36,871 plus benefits The city offers health and life insurance, retirement plan, educational and certificate incentive pay, workers compensation, current pay plan provides for step increases, uniforms and equipment are furnished. EOE/AA.

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER—Bella Vista is accepting applications for a newly created Human Resources Manager position. This position is responsible for administering city personnel policies and practices, ensuring the adherence to said policies, procedures, and federal, state, and local regulations. This position is further responsible for employee relations, FMLA, benefit administration, ACA Reporting, payroll, drug screening program and training management in areas of personnel practices and laws. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from four year accredited college or university (major in Human Resources Management or closely related field preferred) and at least five years’ experience directly related to HR Administration. Must possess formally recognized HR Certifications. HS diploma or equivalent additional required if experience instead of college is used to meet minimum qualifications. Broad experience in a generalist role preferred. Salary Range: $55,000 - $75,000. The city offers a generous benefit package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, LTD, 457 Deferred Compensation, vacation and sick leave. Applications and a job description are available at City Hall, 101 Town Center, Bella Vista, AR, or online at www.bellavistaar.gov. For further information, including a copy of the complete job description, please call 479-876-1255. EOE. Open until filled.

PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR—Bryant is currently seeking a forward thinking and innovative Planning and Community Development Director to help drive our city’s growth. Bryant offers competitive wages, comprehensive benefits packages, excellent retirement programs and paid time-off. Job Requirements: Broad knowledge of such fields as advanced accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc., equivalent to four years of college, plus 7 years related experience and/or training, and 4 years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. This position pays up to $77,296 pending council approval. For a complete job description, further information, or to complete an application please visit www.cityofbryant.com and follow the employment link. Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Human Resources Department at 501-943-0999 ext. 0306. EOE.

POLICE OFFICER—Siloam Springs is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. This position is responsible for vehicle police patrol, investigations, traffic regulation and related law enforcement activities. Federal and State laws and departmental policy govern this position. Minimum qualifications: Must be a U.S. citizen, possess a valid DL, HS diploma or equivalent, be at least 21 years of age, no felony convictions, must meet requirements to attend the AR Law Enforcement Training and Academy and attain certification. Hiring process includes a written test, physical agility assessment, oral interview board, psychological test, drug test and a thorough background investigation. Additionally, an applicant must meet the medical standards required by law Enforcement Minimum Standards and pass a health examination for communicable diseases. Applicants will be notified of the date, time and location of the department’s entrance written and physical agility assessment. Shift work and irregular working hours are required. This position is subject to call out. The city requires a completed application be submitted for all positions. Applications are available at City Hall, 400 N. Broadway, Siloam Springs, or can be accessed online at www.siloamsprings.com. Please attach a copy of the following documents to your application: birth certificate, social security card, HS diploma or GED, valid DL. Hire rate: $15.55/hour. The city offers a benefit package including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, LTD, 457 Deferred Compensation, LOPFI, vacation and sick leave. For further information please call 479-524-5136 or email humanresources@siloamsprings.com. EOE. Open until filled. 

SUBSTATION TECHNICIAN—Hope Water & Light is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Electric Substation Technician. Duties include monitor and maintain electric transmission (115 KV) interconnection and substation (115 KV/13.8 KV) facilities. Includes operation and maintenance of substation metering, relaying, and protective equipment necessary for the delivery of power into the 13.8 KV distribution system, conducts construction and maintenance of interconnection and substation facilities responsible for revenue metering resources and activities at the wholesale power supply and industrial customer level. Completion of or in the process of completing an approved line worker apprentice program or Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering or a related area or equivalent related experience in the electric utility setting necessary to accomplish the job. Must be able to complete an approved substation maintenance program. Must have knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry practices pertaining to electric systems. Submit resume via mail to Charlotte Bradley, Hope Water & Light, P.O. Box 2020, Hope, AR 71802; or email charlotte@hope-wl.com. Open until position is filled. For a complete job description and qualifications contact Janell Morton at 870-777-3000 ext. 531 or visit www.hope-wl.com and follow the employment link.

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 dws.arkansas.gov or contact Derrick Spearman at Arkansas Workforce at 870-633-2900 located at 300 Eldridge Rd #2, Forrest City, AR 72335. Applications accepted until filled. Forrest City Water Utility is located at 303 N. Rosser in Forrest City, AR 72335; 870-633.2921.

WATER OPERATOR, Class III OR IV—Eudora is accepting applications for a Class III or IV Water Operator. Duties include assisting in maintaining WWTP, the water system, maintaining equipment, meter reading. Additional duties include maintaining streets. Valid DL required. Pay is commensurate with experience. Applications available at City Hall or resumes can be sent to City of Eudora, 239 S. Main Street, Eudora AR 71640. EOE. For more information, call 870-355-4436.

WATER UTILITIES GENERAL MGR.—Wynne is recruiting a professional to fill the position of General Manager of Water Utilities. The Wynne Water and Sewer Commission has oversight responsibility and direction for this position. This position is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the long-term goals, rate presentations, public finance, EPA compliance, financing through public bonds, and day-to-day operation of the utility including customer service. Minimum qualifications include an Associate’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or technical school; and seven years related experience and five years of managerial experience-governmental accounting is preferred. Starting salary: commensurate with education and experience that exceed the minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher starting salary. A city of Wynne Water Utility application is required along with a detailed resume including references and salary history. Starting salary is set at $55,000 with growth potential to $105,000 plus excellent benefits. Contact wynnewater45@yahoo.com for more information.

FOR SALE—Two 115/230 volt 3HP electric motors (Emmerson) $250 each. Two 220/440 volt 20 HP electric motors (US Motors) $500 each. One 8” Pressure relief valve (New) Newport Beach, Ca $1,500. Contact Roseanna Markham, City of Norman at 870-334-2400 or 870-245-6436.

WANTED—Norman is seeking used Christmas decorations for the city. Donated items will be appreciated but will buy if price is feasible. Please send pictures to cityofnormanar@yahoo.com or call Roseanna Markham at 870-334-2400.



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