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City Manager - Alliance, Nebraska (Pop. 8,500)

Are you ready? This position is ideal for an aspiring Assistant City Manager or Manager from a smaller community looking to take an accelerated step in their career. With a broad range of responsibilities and exposure to a full-service local government operation, you will have the opportunity to mentor alongside the incumbent City Manager for approximately six months as you prepare for the expectations of the position. Upon his exit, you will then be considered for the City Manager position. The Alliance City Council considers this a succession process assuring the community continues to progressively manage its role in the community.

Alliance provides a wide range of services, including police and fire protection, transportation, airport, bus service, sewer, water, refuse, landfill, 18-hole golf course, electric utility, parks and recreation, planning, building and safety, public improvements, and general administration. The city employs 105 FTEs of which 18 FTEs assigned to the Police Department and 4 FTEs to the Fire Department. Alliance has a 2018 all funds budget of approximately $47 million, with a reserve in the General Fund of $3 million. The City of Alliance utilizes the council/manager form of government. Five council members are elected to four-year, overlapping terms, and a mayor is elected by a majority council vote. Serving at the pleasure of the City Council, the City Manager is responsible for implementing City Council policy, and for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the activities and operations of the City of Alliance. The City Manager also develops policy recommendations for City Council action and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Council.

A bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or political science and progressively responsible administrative or staff experience in municipal government with three years of high-level administrative responsibility at a department head or Assistant City Manager level is desirable. A master’s degree in a related field may substitute for experience.

Alliance is an affordable medium size community close to big city amenities in Denver, Cheyenne and Rapid City. There is an abundance of outdoor recreation available year-round. The City of Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The salary range is regionally competitive and dependent upon background and qualifications of the successful candidate. The City will negotiate an employment agreement and offers an attractive benefit package consisting of health, dental, vision and life insurances, flexible spending account, vacation, sick leave and holiday pay and retirement. To learn more about the community and position, please view the City Manager Position Profile at Email your application, resume and cover letter by July 20, 2018 (first review date) to Application materials will only be accepted electronically. For questions, contact Rick Kuckkahn or Carla Mayhew at 308-762-5400.

City Administrator - City of David City


David City, NE (Pop. 2,915) is accepting applications for the position of City Administrator. 

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Interested candidates should contact the City Office at 557 4th Street (PO Box 191), David City, NE 68632 (402) 367-3135, to request an application and job description. An application and job description can also be obtained from the city’s website at Closing date for application: Resume, references and application will be accepted until the position is filled. Office hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Assistant City Administrator - City of South Sioux City

Department: Administration

Reports To: Mayor & City Administrator

Supervises: Department Heads and Administrative Staff, as assigned

FLSA Status: Exempt-Salary

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The City of South Sioux City, NE will accept applications for the position until filled. This position will be a pivotal member of the City’s management team. Responsible to assist the Mayor and City Administrator with the overall day-to-day administration of city government in accordance with policies, laws and direction the Mayor and City Council through the performance of administrative and supervisory functions.

Applicant should possess a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field. Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration is preferred. Applicant must have five (5) years of experience in a municipal environment with an emphasis in public administration or business, with at least five (5) years of responsible supervisory experience or management position, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

An application form, job description, salary and benefit information can be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office, website or by calling 402-494-7504.

Submit cover letter, resume and City application form to: Human Resources, South Sioux City Hall, 1615 1st Avenue, South Sioux City, NE 68776. Successful candidate must meet residency requirements. The City of South Sioux City, NE is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.