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Open Positions in Nebraska

City Administrator

City of Schuyler

The City of Schuyler is seeking a City Administrator. Schuyler is a First Class City with a pop. of 6,213 and is located in eastern Nebraska. 

Administrator is responsible for the daily operation and administration of city government through oversight and performance of relevant supervisory, administrative, and financial functions within the oversight of the Mayor. Applicant should have strong skills in areas of budget, finance, organizational management, public safety, human resource management and grant writing. Must have experience in administrative, management and supervisory experience in municipal government. 

The annual salary range $68,016 to $102,856. Full benefits package. 

The position will remain open until filled. Candidates must mail a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to City of Schuyler, 1103 B Street, Schuyler NE 68661 or email to  Please contact Lora Johnson at 402-352-3101 for additional benefit information and a detailed job description.  The City of Schuyler is an EOE.

Municipal Administrator

Village of Elm Creek

The Village of Elm Creek is accepting applications for the position of Municipal Administrator. The Village of Elm Creek has a population of 901, and is eligible to adopt the status of a Second Class City. Elm Creek is an agriculture-based community located along I-80, 18 miles west of Kearney, 20 miles east of Lexington, and 16 miles north of Holdrege. The municipality owns, operates, and provides water and wastewater services to its residents. It owns electrical infrastructure and provides electric service through NPPD. Law Enforcement is contracted to the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office.

This position requires: comprehensive knowledge of municipal finance and community development; expertise in city, state, and federal laws, regulations, and guidelines; strategic planning; and supervisory skills. Individuals should possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in Public Administration or related field, and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory experience required. Graduate Certificate in Public Management or equivalent preferred. This person serves the community at the direction of the Chairperson and the Village Board.

Salary and benefits are negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Send a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references to Chairperson Tanner Tool, RE: Administrator, Village of Elm Creek, PO Box 130, Elm Creek, NE 68836.