Job Opportunities

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current open positions within their city.

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All entries are listed in chronological order starting with the most recent.

City of Southaven Job Opening - Building Inspector

Posted:
September 20, 2017
Description:

City of Southaven Building Department

Inspector I,II

This is skilled inspectional work in enforcing the International Code Council codes and other related codes and ordinances.

An employee in this class is responsible for performing both office and field inspectional work to ensure compliance with codes and ordinances. Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Chief Building Inspector or other superior and requires making decisions using technical discretion, judgment and familiarity with a variety of building construction and repair.

Contact:

James Gentry
Chief Building Official

8710 Northwest Dr.
Southaven, MS  38671


Ph: 662-393-4639
Fx: 662-280-6534

City of Ocean Springs - Public Works Director

Posted:
September 13, 2017
Description:

JOB CONTEXT

The Public Works Director is a full-time position in the Public Works Department.  The immediate supervisor for this position is the Mayor.  The person in this position supervises 42 full-time employees.  The Public Works Director works regular hours year-round, with overtime or night work when the workload demands it.  There is no shift work involved with this position.  The person in this position is always on call.  Work for this position is indoors and outdoors and requires work in all types of weather.  This position has accountability for budgetary, monetary, fiscal, legal and safety issues related to the work for which this position is responsible.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.

Contact:

Mindy McDowell, Director
Human Resources & Risk Management
City of Ocean Springs
1018 Porter Avenue
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Office: (228) 872-3338
Fax: (228) 872-0430

City of Starkville Job Opening – System Engineer - Utilities

Posted:
August 18, 2017
Description:
Contact:

Navarrete Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
Email: n.ashford@cityofstarkville.org

City of Starkville Job Opening – Foreman

Posted:
August 18, 2017
Description:
Contact:

Navarrette Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
Email: n.ashford@cityofstarkville.org

City of Starkville Job Opening – Lineman

Posted:
August 15, 2017
Description:

This is a skilled position responsible for providing electric repair and construction services in all aspects of secondary and primary electrical construction and repair.

Contact:

Navarrete Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
Email: n.ashford@cityofstarkville.org

City of Starkville Job Opening – Wastewater Operator III

Posted:
August 15, 2017
Description:

The Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator III, performs a variety of duties essential to the operation of an activated sludge wastewater treatment, disposal, and reclamation facility on an assigned shift; inspects, operates, monitors and maintains a variety of facilities, equipment, and systems involved in various processes of the wastewater treatment plant facility.

Contact:

Navarrete Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
Email: n.ashford@cityofstarkville.org

City of Starkville Job Opening – Warehouse Manager for Utility –Water Sewer Operation

Posted:
August 15, 2017
Description:

Under the direction of the Water Supertindent implement inventory policies and procedures, exercises, direct, and ensures a safe work environment in the Warehouse area at all times. Pulls parts orders from warehouse inventory quickly and efficiently for the designated use.

Contact:

Navarrete Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
Email: n.ashford@cityofstarkville.org

City of Starkville Job Opening – Equipment Operator I

Posted:
August 15, 2017
Description:

City of Starkville Job Opening – Equipment Operator I

The Equipment Operator I perform a variety of duties, essential to the maintenance and construction of municipal roadways, storm drainage system, and related infrastructure. Requires demonstrated ability to perform a full range maintenance, repair and construction activities through the uses of specialized machinery and equipment.

For a complete job description, please visit our web page located at http://www.cityofstarkville.org/. You may apply online or pick up an application at City Hall located at 110 West Main Street, Starkville, MS.

Contact:

Navarrete Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
Email: n.ashford@cityofstarkville.org

City of Starkville - Airport Operation Manager

Posted:
August 15, 2017
Description:

 

The City of Starkville, MS is accepting applications for the position of Airport Operation Manager.

 

Contact:

Navarrete Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
Email: n.ashford@cityofstarkville.org

Slaughter & Associates Job Opening - City Planner

Posted:
June 02, 2017
Description:

The City of Oxford and Slaughter & Associates, PLLC are accepting applications for the position of urban planner with a Masters degree in City & Regional Planning. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, motivated, capable of taking instructions, and possess excellent communicatrion skills (oral and written). The applicant must also be familiar with the preparation of comprehensive plans and proficient with ArcMap and Microsoft Office. Email cover letter and resume to the contact information below.

Benefits: BlueCross BlueShield health insurance, Dental/Vision plan, and retirement plan.

Salary: Commensurate with education, qualifications, work experience, and certifications.

Contact:

Mike Slaughter

President/Owner

Email: mslaughter@saplanners.com

Phone: 662-234-6970

Slaughter & Associates, PLLC

Urban Planning Consultants

Oxford, Mississippi 38655

www.saplanners.com

City of Jackson Seeking to Hire Deputy City Clerk (2 Openings)

Posted:
May 30, 2017
Description:

City of Jackson Seeking to Hire Deputy City Clerk (2 openings)


Posting Date: 5/12/17
Department: Office of the City Clerk
Division: City Clerk
Pay Minimum: $31,055.28 Annually
Pay Maximum: $37,369.20 Annually
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact:

Kristi M. Moore
City Clerk

City of Jackson
Office of the City Clerk
219 South President Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39205
Office: (601) 960-1033
Direct: (601) 960-2381
Fax: (601) 960-1032
Email: Kristim@jacksonms.gov

City of Jackson - Assistant City Clerk

Posted:
May 30, 2017
Description:

City of Jackson Seeking to Hire Assistant City Clerk


Department: Office of the City Clerk
Division: City Clerk
Pay Minimum: $56,655.12 Annually
Pay Maximum: $68,560.08 Annually
Work Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact:

Kristi M. Moore
City Clerk

City of Jackson
Office of the City Clerk
219 South President Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39205
Office: (601) 960-1033
Direct: (601) 960-2381
Fax: (601) 960-1032
Email: Kristim@jacksonms.gov

City of Petal Water Department - Job Opening

Posted:
April 20, 2017
Description:

The City of Petal is accepting applications for a full-time position, including benefits, in the Water Department.  

Qualifications:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have or acquire a Class B CDL within 45 days of hiring
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen/pre-employment physical and background check
  • Experience operating heavy equipment and day to day water operations a plus
Contact:

Wendy Lampton
City of Petal - Human Resources
601-545-1776

 

City of Olive Branch Job Opening - Water / WasteWater Operations Superintendent

Posted:
January 23, 2017
Description:

The City of Olive Branch MS is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Operations Superintendent. This position reports to the Public Works Director. As a member of the City’s Management Team, the Superintendent is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all work within the Water and Wastewater Department.

Class C Water and Class 2 Wastewater Certification or higher preferred. 

EOE/M/F/D/V

Contact:

Alesia Lee Hise
City of Olive Branch
Human Resource Department
9200 Pigeon Roost
Olive Branch, MS 38654
Phone: 662-892-9258
Fax: 662-892-9219
Email: alesia.hise@obms.us

City Clerk Opening for the City of Natchez

Posted:
January 20, 2017
Description:

Responsible for all municipal financial management/administration to include budget, debt service, bonds, city election, policies, A/P, A/R, etc. Must possess minimum BS in Accounting/Finance with Major course work in Business or Public Administration; progressively responsible experience in public finance and/or city government; knowledge of principles of Governmental Accounting GAAP and municipal regulations/law; possess excellent computer skills.

Annual Salary $50,000 + paid health insurance, paid vacation/sick/holidays, retirement.

Contact:

Brenda Cantu
City of Natchez
Personnel Officer
personnel@natchez.ms.us
601-442-5962
P.O. Box 1185
Natchez, MS 39121

Job Opening - City Attorney for the City of Yazoo City

Posted:
January 18, 2017
Description:

The City of Yazoo City is seeking a City Attorney (Individual or Firm) to provide professional legal services to the City. The Attorney will assume all duties and responsibilities of the regular city attorney (excluding city prosecutor.) These duties include attending all board meetings and special meetings as required. The Attorney will be involved in drafting orders and resolutions. Ordinances shall be written and reviewed to assure they are followed at all times and updated.  All contracts terms and agreements of and with the city shall be reviewed to assure terms meet conditions required by city government.

Contact:

For additional information contact 662-746-3234.

Resumes may also be mailed to:
Yazoo City Mayor
PO Box 689
Yazoo City, MS 39194

Yazoo City Hiring 2 Deputy City Clerks

Posted:
December 06, 2016
Description:

Deputy City Clerk (2 Full-Time) – City of Yazoo City (City Hall), Mississippi 39194

Posting Date: December 7, 2016                                           Closing Date: Open until filled

Duties:    The Deputy City Clerk assists the Clerk in providing clerical & administrative support to members of the Mayor and Board of Alderman and in carrying out operations and functions of the City Clerk’s office. These staff members perform extensive word processing, data entry & record maintenance; accounts receivable and accounts payable; help to handle website & document updates; respond to telephone and email requests from the public; assist City employees, as needed; and other duties as assigned. Maintain a computer accounting system to enter all city money transactions, receipts and disbursements, maintain records of assessments, taxes and certify special assessments, balance accounts receivables and payables. Correspond with other governmental agencies and internal management staff, employees and general public. Clerks assist in maintaining an awareness of constantly changing laws, rules, and regulations governing all aspects of city administrative and financial operations, including pay, employment, bonding, budgeting requirements and other changes that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen can be alerted to problems and the city’s operations carried out in a lawful manner

This is a full-time permanent position in the City Clerk Dept; the immediate supervisor for this position is the City Clerk. The Deputy Clerk is expected to develop effective methods & routines for accomplishing job responsibilities.

Education and Experience: Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas to the position. Minimum three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive responsibilities. Must be computer literate and a proficient typist; must possess excellent communication skills. Extensive knowledge of the overall operations of the City of Yazoo including policies, procedures, and ordinances. Working knowledge of office management procedures, record management, filing systems, office correspondence. Any combination of experience & training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is required.

Pre-Employment Requirements: If accepted, a criminal background check and a pre- employment drug screening by a physician designated by the City of Yazoo City will be conducted.

How to apply:  Download application at www.cityofyazoocity.org and submit with resume to cityclerk@yazoocityms.us

**The City of Yazoo City is an equal opportunity employer**

Contact:

Meko Hill, Deputy City Clerk
City of Yazoo City
P.O. Box 689, Yazoo City, MS 39194
P: (662) 746-1401 F: (662) 746-6506
mhill@yazoocityms.us