ACCOUNTANT-GRANTS/BONDS—The city of Springdale is accepting applications for the position of accountant-grants/bonds. Interested persons should submit an application to the Human Resources Department. Position open until filled. The incumbent assists the finance director in providing financial and accounting services for the city. The incumbent is responsible to perform technical and administrative professional accounting work in maintaining the fiscal records and systems of the city. The job objective is to ensure grants, bonds and other special program accounts are reconciled, balanced and maintained in accordance with established policies and procedures. Qualified applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting or related area. Two-four years of experience in accounting, management reporting or auditing in a Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) environment. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) or Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) preferred. Annual salary $52,345-$65,432. To apply, you must submit a city of Springdale application. Visit ar-springdale.civicplushrms.com/careers to apply or email email@example.com to request an application. Resumes will not be accepted without an accompanying application. EOE and drug free workplace.
CITY ENGINEER—The city of Sedalia, Missouri, is searching for an experienced and customer-focused servant leader eager to get their hands dirty. The community’s next city engineer will have broad technical expertise, excellent project management skills and experience with streets and traffic, solid waste and recycling, water and wastewater treatment operations, storm and sewer maintenance, and infrastructure financing. They will understand the relevant federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies regulating their industry and the customer service and community relations expectations of city leaders. The right person for this position has experience developing and implementing short- and long-range goals and objectives, an annual departmental budget and a capital Improvements program. They work well under pressure, have the organizational skills needed to oversee multiple high-profile capital construction projects and initiatives, and have the communication and people skills to work in a typical municipal environment focused on collaboration and cooperation. The ideal candidate is open-minded, adaptable and strategic. They excel in building relationships with colleagues, elected leaders, consultants, engineers, architects, contractors and stakeholder agencies, and they will take the time to settle in and learn about the organization and community to help ensure their success. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field from an accredited college or university and five years of progressively responsible in public works, utilities, engineering, or any combination thereof. Candidates must also have knowledge of municipal government accounting practices and planning and a valid driver’s license. Certification as a project manager is preferred. A professional engineering license (PE) is required. Sedalia is offering a salary range of $75,845-$113,347 for this role, based on the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications. Please apply online. For more information on this position, contact Kurt Hodgen a KurtHodgen@GovernmentResource.com, 540-820-0531.
CITY MANAGER—The city of Moberly, Missouri, seeks a creative, experienced leader to serve as its next city manager. Moberly is known as The Magic City. It was born of a railroad auction in 1866 and, like magic, it sprung up out of the prairie seemingly overnight. With a population of 13,904 in 13.22 square miles, Moberly is a full-service community, with unique downtown shops, the “Magic Mile” retail, growing industrial parks and numerous recreational activities. It’s fun to visit Moberly and even more rewarding to call it home! The city of Moberly operates under a council-manager form of government. The mayor is selected annually by five council members who are elected at large. Positions that are appointed and/or confirmed by the governing body include the city manager, city clerk and city treasurer. The city has 129 full-time employees and a total 2024 fiscal year budget of $49,782,926.38. It has an ad valorem tax rate of $0.7294 per $100 of valuation. The ideal candidate is someone who is active and engaged in the community, handles conflict well, and is able to prioritize and make difficult decisions. They should possess strong budgeting and financial management skills and be able to identify funding sources for projects and have downtown rehabilitation experience. The next city manager should have utility management and economic development experience. Collective bargaining experience is a plus, as the city police and fire departments are unionized. They should be experienced managing competing interests and building effective working relationships with other local governments, state, and federal agencies. This position requires a master’s degree in public administration, business administration, management, or a related degree plus 10 years of increasingly responsible local government management experience in a full-service city of similar or larger size. ICMA-CM and advanced leadership/training credentials are desirable. Residency in Moberly within six months of hire is required. The salary range for this position starts at $110,000 DOE. Please apply online: www.governmentresource.com/recruitment-employer-resources/open-recruitments/moberly-mo-city-manager. For more information on this position contact Kurt Hodgen a KurtHodgen@governmentresource.com, 540-820-0531.
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER—Forrest City is seeking a full-time, dedicated, self-motivated code enforcement officer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in the field of building construction, gas/plumbing and HVAC as well as the ability to work well with the public to enforce ordinances and codes. The code enforcement officer reviews plans for completeness and code compliance, inspects additions, remodels, and new construction to ensure work complies with the Building Code, National Electrical Code, Arkansas Plumbing/Gas Code, and the Arkansas Mechanical Code, and enforcing other city codes and ordinances such as demolition and condemnations. The code enforcement officer will also serve as the safety coordinator for all departments. The city offers a competitive benefits package, including health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. To apply, submit resumes to Mayor Larry S. Bryant, 225 N. Washington, Forrest City, AR 72335; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DISTRICT MANAGER—The Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District is seeking a district manager. Holiday Island is a planned community in the scenic Ozark Mountains on Table Rock Lake, located within the city’s boundaries. The city and suburban improvement district share responsibilities in providing essential public services throughout the district. The suburban improvement district is the owner and operator of the community’s public infrastructure and facilities. The district manager is responsible for the overall management of district provided facilities and services, including roads, water, sewer, fire/EMS, law enforcement, marina, campground and recreation. The district manager is the chief executive and operational officer and is responsible to an elected board of commissioners for the overall affairs of the district. The district manager must establish rapport and maintain an effective and contractual relationship with the city, Holiday Island Planning Commission and Carroll County Sheriff’s Department. The district manager routinely speaks in public to large groups of people and provides the utmost in personal attention with individual responses to help and assist Holiday Island property owners. A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field is required. MBA and/or planned community experience a plus. Applicants should have substantial management and administrative knowledge and experience in municipal government or a public agency. Strong skills in team building, personnel management and budget preparation are essential. General information about Holiday Island can be found on-line a www.holidayisland.us. Applicants should send resume, cover letter and detailed salary history to: Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District, ATTN: District Manager Search, 110 Woodsdale Drive, Holiday Island, AR 72631; or email email@example.com.
ENGINEERING MANAGER—Benton Utilities is currently accepting applications for the position of engineering manager. Interested persons should submit an application to the Human Resources Department. Application and job description can be found on our website a www.bentonutilities.com/personnel. The position will remain open until filled. Questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR—North Little Rock Wastewater Utility is currently accepting applications for the position of Financial Administrator. Interested persons should submit an application to the Human Resources Department. The application and job description can be found on our website at NLRWU.com. The position will remain open until filled. Questions can be emailed to Afulk@nlrwu.com.
FIRE CHIEF—City of Independence, Missouri. Located on the south bank of the Missouri River, the city of Independence, with a population of 123,000 residents, is the largest suburb on the Missouri side of the Kansas City metropolitan area and the fifth largest city in the state. It is known not only for its rich history as Harry S. Truman’s hometown, but also as a thriving community that offers a quality lifestyle for its residents. With a resilient and growing economy, diverse culture and strong sense of community, Independence is truly a great place to live and work. Independence is a full-service charter city operating under a council-manager form of government. Appointed to the position of city manager in 2016, Zachary Walker oversees all day-to-day operations, including 13 departments, 1,100 employees and an annual operating budget of approximately $300 million. The Independence Fire Department is the third busiest fire department in the state of Missouri, has a Class 2 ISO rating, and operates with six divisions, 10 fire stations, 192 personnel and an operating budget of $34.7 million. The fire chief reports directly to the city manager. Qualified candidates will have a BA/BS degree in fire science, fire administration, public administration or related field as well as 10 years of progressively responsible fire operations experience, including a minimum of five years at the command level. Completion of NIMS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 training would be required within six months of employment. A bachelor’s degree combined with relevant experience that demonstrates the candidate’s ability to perform the duties of this position may be considered. Preferred qualifications include certification from the National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer program or equivalent, experience in a unionized labor environment, city residency, and a master’s degree in fire science, fire administration, business, public administration or related field. The salary range for this position is $140,000 to $160,000 with starting salary dependent upon experience and qualifications. Comprehensive benefit package includes Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS), paid exempt and personal business leave in addition to paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. This position is also eligible for relocation assistance, automobile and phone allowance. Please apply online: http://www.governmentresource.com/recruitment-employer-resources/open-recruitments/independence-mo-fire-chief. For more information on this position contact Lynn Barboza, LynnBarboza@governmentresource.com, 562-575-6142.
F/T & P/T POLICE OFFICERS—Are you looking for a small-town vibe? Are you willing and ready to serve your community with pride and joy? Do you want that feeling of warming the hearts of the citizens in your community, while serving and protecting it? If this is you then Kensett is your home! We are hiring certified full-time police officers and part-time police officers for the City of Kensett. It includes the following benefits: accumulated sick time (F/T or P/T), paid vacation (F/T only), paid LOPFI (F/T and P/T), paid holidays (F/T), paid individual insurance (F/T), take home car within 10 miles (F/T). To apply please contact Angel Wells a email@example.com, or come by Kensett City Hall and fill out an application. Please bring all documentation and certificates to 202 NE 1st Street, Kensett, AR 72082.
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR—The city of Camden seeks an exceptional candidate for the position of public works director. The public works director is under administrative direction of the mayor and provides leadership, direction and oversight to the public works department and employees. Using asset management principles and practices, is responsible for city infrastructure, solid waste management, and transportation systems including: surface and storm water conveyance; transportation systems including planning, streets, operations, street lighting, parking, and traffic control; solid waste programs and environmental remediation; the engineering and project work associated with these systems; major buildings and facilities maintenance and capital; real estate acquisition, property management and commercial leasing; internal services programs for all city departments in the areas of fleet, purchasing, warehouse and Geographic Information Systems. Work involves significant community engagement and public involvement with elected officials, other policy makers and residents. Engages and collaborates with local, state, federal agencies. Serves as a member of the city’s senior management team, collaborates with the executive department, city council and other city departments on strategy and policy to ensure that the city’s mission and core values are incorporated into operational activities and services. The ideal candidate will have: bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, public administration, business administration or related field; seven years progressively responsible management experience in a related field, including five years in a senior management position in a community of similar size and/or service level. Preferred qualifications include: master’s degree in civil engineering, public administration, business or related field. A significant record of responsibility for general fiscal management, capital budget management, and strategic planning. Experience in a community with active citizen involvement. Effective work with elected officials, advisory boards, community and environmental groups. Demonstrated creativity and innovation in programs and processes. Proven track record of collaboration and engagement with stakeholders (including both internal and external customers). An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the knowledge, skill and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered. Full job descriptions are available upon request. Salary: $62,000 - $67,000 per year. Benefits: 401(k), 401(k) matching, dental insurance, health insurance, life insurance, paid time off, vision insurance. To apply, contact Mayor Charlotte Young, firstname.lastname@example.org.
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR—The city of Cedar Hill, Texas, is seeking an innovative, community-oriented servant-leader to join our municipal family as the next public works director! Nestled 20 minutes southwest of downtown Dallas, the city of Cedar Hill borders the eastern shore of Joe Pool Lake and Cedar Hill State Park. Lush, tree-lined rolling hills and wide-open green space allow for hikes, bike rides and other outdoor recreational opportunities, and from specialty boutiques in historic downtown to enjoying a day on Joe Pool Lake, the community has found a perfect balance of big-city amenities and small-town charm. The purpose of this position is to direct the activities and operations of the public works department by coordinating the activities of various departments. This is accomplished by establishing the activities of the fleet maintenance, street maintenance, water and sewer, engineering, transportation and CIP divisions with each other and outside agencies. Other duties may include recommending and administering policies and procedures, directing and coordinating department work plans, supervising department personnel, overseeing and participating in the development and administration of budgets, representing the department to other city departments, and interfacing with other city employees and citizens. This position provides direction to other employees. For more information and to apply, visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cedarhill/jobs/4268304/public-works-director.
PURCHASING MANAGER—The city of Rogers is seeking applications for a purchasing manager. Salary: Range begins at $84,388 DOE. Work involves managing the purchasing for the city of Rogers. Develop and administer purchasing objectives, policies, programs and procedures for the negotiation and acquisition of materials, equipment, supplies and services. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the director of finance. Work is performed with considerable independent action. Supervises and evaluates Purchasing Department staff. Essential duties and responsibilities: Establish and implement purchasing procedures for the city, to include establishing a formal purchasing policy in accordance with city budget policies and state laws. Collaborate with all departments during the establishment and implementation of the policy. Once policies are established, provide training and implementation guidance on new purchasing procedures. Continue to provide ongoing management, monitoring, support and training to purchasing staff and other departments on all matters pertaining to purchasing and ensure compliance with purchasing policies within all departments in the city. Prepare and/or supervise the preparation of specifications for bid/quote/RFP and RFQ items, upload to website, receive responses, analyze bids, prepare tabulation and recommend award of acceptable responses to the requesting department. Maintain bid files in accordance with state law and as directed by city clerk. Review purchases for all expenditures over a specified amount as determined in the purchasing policy. May on occasion negotiate directly with vendors or make recommendations to directors for large purchases to ensure the best use of city monies on purchases. Oversee the Procurement Card (P-Card) program. Responsibilities may include training employees, department heads and elected officials on proper use of card. Oversee the setting up new users of the cards and authorizing limits and controlling of those limits. Oversee the WEX Fuel card program. Monitor and oversight of long-term contracts across all departments, to include monitoring/maintenance of bond contracts and bond spending. Monitor expenditures/spending as compared to the budgeted amounts. Provide departments with assistance on items that will need council approval. Coordinate with legal department to include the purchase of the items on council agenda. Oversee the preparation of annual tax documents related to purchases, to include 1099-M and 1099-S. This duty is performed annually. Oversee the maintenance of W-9 forms from vendors. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Education and experience: Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four-year college degree, plus six years related experience and/or training, and four years related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred certificates, licenses, registrations: Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. For full job description and to apply, please visit the city of Rogers website: www.rogersar.gov/jobs.aspx.
TRAFFIC SIGNAL TECHNICIAN—The city of Bentonville is accepting applications for a traffic signal technician. Duties include but not limited to: Maintains and repairs traffic signals and beacon, including performing electrical and electronic diagnoses of problems; investigates complaints and reports of malfunctions relating to traffic signals and pedestrian crossings; oversees the installation of traffic signals, from initial design to final installation of devices in compliance with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD); maintains inventory and order supply, maintenance and repair equipment for signals, beacons, and over ITS devices; operates, sets up and maintains all equipment from traffic signal to the Traffic Management Center (TMC) including encoders, ethernet switches, fiber connectivity, etc.; operates, maintains, troubleshoots and assists IT department with repairing and upgrading a variety of specialized software, servers, fiber communications and miscellaneous networking hardware; locates and marks underground traffic signal utilities, cables, conduits, and all city fiber cabling to prevent damage and maintain functionality; assists IT department in locating trouble spots throughout the city’s fiber optics cabling; maintains records on signal maintenance and ensures regular maintenance is performed according to schedules; works with design engineers for best traffic signal operations; achieves and maintains ISMA certifications; inspects traffic signals during construction to ensure adherence to city, ARDOT, IMSA and FHWA standards; operates the TMC for data collection, traffic counts and video recordings; assists the police department with accessing video recordings and monitoring BBS status and video detections; maintains TMC communications links to all signals and servers; keeps records of intersection diagrams and timing plans; communicates and works with state and federal highway officials, contractors, design engineers and traffic engineers for traffic signal issues or reviews as needed; operates bucket truck during installation or repair of signals, as well as numerous hand tools, and various electronic and electrical test equipment; troubleshoots electronic and electrical problems; ability to maintain considerable knowledge of traffic signalization, maintenance, testing and repair of components; maintains program controllers, detectors, conflict monitors, video detection equipment, preemption, battery backup systems, video encoders, ethernet switches, various software and various IT components; working knowledge of advanced computer and networking skills associated with traffic signals; ability to operate equipment such as bucket truck, pavement saw and other machines in the performance of job duties; work on call as scheduled; performs other duties as required. For full job description and qualifications please visit https://www.bentonvillear.com/1414/Employment-Opportunities