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Job Opportunity: City of Clarksdale - City Attorney
The City of Clarksdale, MS, (pop. 17,962) is seeking a highly visible, full time city attorney, to lead the legal department with a paralegal.
This position is under the general direction to act as legal advisor and counsel to the Mayor, Board of Commissioners and City departments; provide legal advice to guide City policies, decisions and activities; drafts and interprets City ordinances, and resolutions; negotiates real property acquisitions; participates in the City’s short and long range planning to insure proper consideration of legal issues.
The ideal candidate will have experience with issues facing a rural community, strong leadership and supervisory skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and will enjoy being part of a local government team striving to serve the citizens and
community. A minimum of five years of municipal experience in criminal and civil matters, land use, transportation and general municipal law, including increasingly responsible legal management and administrative duties is required.
A law degree with admission to practice law in the State of Mississippi is required. The selected candidate must possess or have the ability to obtain a MS drivers license.
The City offers a competitive benefit package with a salary of $115,000.00.
A detailed job description is available upon request.
Resumes accepted no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 14, 2018.
Please direct a cover letter, resume, salary history and requirements and at least five references to:
City of Clarksdale
P.O. Box 940
Clarksdale, MS 38614
or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Clarksdale
P.O. Box 940
Clarksdale, MS 38614
City of Natchez: Seeking to Hire City Clerk
The City Clerk is the chief financial officer and advisor to the Mayor of the City of Natchez and the board of Alderpersons. The incumbent is accountable for the preparation and integrity of the City’s municipal accounting records and related financial reports, managing and planning the financial activities including budgets, funding, payroll or other properties.
This position is responsible for supervising lower level accounting support staff; ensuring appropriate internal controls; implementing and maintaining internal financial control procedures; preparing, reviewing and approving reports to external stakeholders; recommending and implementing financial policies and procedures; reviewing and approving journal transactions; and coordinating month-end and year-end closing budgets and processes.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting or equivalent; and minimum of 4 years of related experience. Individual must also possess considerable knowledge of general government, municipal accounting, and analysis of fiscal data. Licensing credentials preferred.
Commensurate w/ experience (vacation/sick/retirement/insurance)
September 4, 2018
The City of Natchez is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Carla D. Williams, PHR, SHRM-CP
CITY OF NATCHEZ
115 S. Pearl Street, Natchez, MS 39120
City of Indianola Seeking City Clerk - Job Opportunity
The City of Indianola, Mississippi is seeking qualified applicants for the position of City Clerk of the City of Indianola, Mississippi.
Duties: To perform all of the duties of a city clerk, as provided by Mississippi state law and the ordinances, rules and regulation of the City of Indianola, Mississippi. To plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the City Clerk’s Office, including, but not limited to, preparing the agenda for the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, taking and transcribing official minutes of the regular and special meetings of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, coordinating municipal elections, publicizing legal notices, and maintaining all official documents and records for the City. Actively participates in implementation of the city budget, manages municipal finances to include bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and all federal and state reporting associated therewith. City Clerk receives policy direction from the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Exercises direct supervision over deputy city clerks, clerical staff and water meter maintenance and readers and other duties as assigned.
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Mayor Steve Rosenthal
City of Indianola
P.O. Box 269
Indianola, MS 38751
City of Greenwood Seeking to Hire City Clerk
City of Greenwood Seeking to Hire City Clerk
Nature of Work
This is administrative and professional work directing the activities of the City Clerk’s Office.
This employee is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of municipal financial management and administration. Responsibilities encompass the areas of financial planning, budget and research accounting, data processing systems development and operation, treasury management and debt administration, payroll, and tax and assessment collection. The employee serves as chief financial advisor to the Mayor. Primary emphasis of the work is on the formulation and administration of broad policies rather than upon immediate technical supervision and participation in the detailed activities of departmental operations. Supervision is exercised over the staff in which responsibilities for various functions of this are assigned.
While under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the City Clerk shall be answerable solely to the Mayor in the performance of his/her functions and shall be subject to dismissal at the pleasure of the Mayor and shall be excluded from the coverage of any ordinance or general law providing for a civil service system in the city.
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City of Hattiesburg Seeking to Hire Clerk of Council
POSITION: CLERK OF COUNCIL
DEPARTMENT: CITY COUNCIL
SALARY: $45,000 - $75,000 ANNUALLY
NATURE OF WORK: The Clerk of Council provides clerical/administrative support to members of the Hattiesburg City Council and carries out operations and functions of the City Council office. This staff member prepares agendas for City Council meetings and compiles and maintains minutes of all City Council meetings, thus performs extensive word processing, data entry and records maintenance. The Clerk of Council may supervise one or more deputy clerks and is responsible for public notices, news releases and the City Council’s social media accounts. The Clerk responds to telephone and email requests from the public and assists city employees, as needed, in preparing items for Council agendas. This is a full-time permanent position in the City Council Department; the immediate supervisor for this position is the President of the City Council. The Clerk of Council works regular hours year-round, with frequent overtime and night work, and has accountability for fiscal, safety and legal issues related to the work for which this position is responsible.
City of Hattiesburg
City of Shelby Vacancy Announcement - Chief of Police
The City of Shelby is looking for a Full-Time Chief of Police to work days and nights if needed, and is responsible for supervising all police department personnel, and plans, schedules, coordinates, and directs their activity while providing for the protection of lives and property, prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances within the city boundaries. The Chief of Police will be held accountable for the effective delivery of police services to the community.
Application should be submitted to:
Mayor Peggy Mengarelli
City of Shelby
PO Box 43
Shelby, MS 38774
City of Starkville Job Opening – System Engineer
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Under general direction of the Mgr/Water & Sewer Operations, the Systems Engineer performs responsible field and office civil engineering work and technical level duties in support of the Department and Division’s engineering and capital improvement projects.
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City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124
City of Bay St. Louis - Job Opening for City Attorney
The City of Bay St Louis is seeking to hire an attorney. The candidate will work under the direction of the Mayor and City Council. The City Attorney is the legal adviser and attorney for all officials, officers, and departments of the City and represents the City in all litigation and proceedings.
City of Bay St. Louis
CITY OF BAY ST. LOUIS - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSAL FROM QUALIFIED ACCOUNTING FIRMS/AUDITORS
CITY OF BAY ST. LOUIS - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND PROPOSAL FROM QUALIFIED ACCOUNTING FIRMS/AUDITORS TO BE THE CITY OF BAY ST. LOUIS' AUDITORS FOR 2016-2017 FISCAL YEAR ANNUAL AUDIT
City of Bay St. Louis
Deputy Clerk of Council
Planning and Zoning Secretary
598 Main St.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
City of Southaven Job Opening - Building Inspector
City of Southaven Building Department
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.
Chief Building Official
8710 Northwest Dr.
Southaven, MS 38671
City of Petal Water Department - Job Opening
The City of Petal is accepting applications for a full-time position, including benefits, in the Water Department.
- 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
City of Petal - Human Resources
City of Olive Branch Job Opening - Water / WasteWater Operations Superintendent
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.
Alesia Lee Hise
City of Olive Branch
Human Resource Department
9200 Pigeon Roost
Olive Branch, MS 38654
City Clerk Opening for the City of Natchez
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.
City of Natchez
P.O. Box 1185
Natchez, MS 39121
Job Opening - City Attorney for the City of Yazoo City
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.
For additional information contact 662-746-3234.
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Yazoo City Mayor
PO Box 689
Yazoo City, MS 39194
Yazoo City Hiring 2 Deputy City Clerks
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.
**The City of Yazoo City is an equal opportunity employer**
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