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Gas Utility Worker - City of Canton

Posted:
May 04, 2022
Description:

POSITION TITLE:                          Gas Utility Worker

RECRUITMENT DATES:                     May 4 – 25, 2022      

SALARY:                                          Depending On Experience  

JOB TYPE:                                        Full-Time, Non-Exempt

LOCATION:                                     Canton Municipal Utilities (CMU)

    

Install, repair, and maintain mechanical regulating and controlling devices, such as gas meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and other mechanical governors.  Ensuring the safe and reliable flow of natural gas to Canton Municipal Utility customers.  Canton Municipal Utilities is responsible for all aspects of gas distribution and operations, including planning, engineering, maintenance and construction, restoration and emergency response.  This is an entry level position.  Work is predominately outdoors and in all weather conditions.

Contact:

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume’ to:

 ATTN:  Director, Human Resources-CMU

127 West Peace Street

Canton, MS  39046

Email To:  hr@cmu.com

  • Cover letters and resumes must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement or May 25, 2022.

City Engineer - City of Starkville

Posted:
May 04, 2022
Description:

Job Title:                      City Engineer

Department:                 Engineering

Employment Status:    Full Time

Location:                      Starkville, MS

Reports to:                   Mayor

FLSA Status:                Exempt

Salary:                           $94,000.00 - $104,000.00 / Year 

 

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

Work involves organizing and directing the activities of the entirety of the Engineering Division, which includes engineering design and construction inspection activities on various types of public infrastructure projects, including roadways, drainage systems, sidewalks, parking lots, bike paths, traffic control and City facilities. Responsible for the development and implementation of the Capital Improvement Program.

Also responsible for organizing and directing the activities of the entirety of the Street Division, which includes street maintenance, drainage maintenance, signage and traffic control, mosquito control program and right of way clearing. Responsible for the management of the City's floodplain areas and enforcement of the floodplain ordinance and the Community Rating System. Responsible for reviewing all new development proposals to ensure compliance with City requirements related to transportation, access, connectivity, stormwater management, vehicular and pedestrian facilities. Responsible for development of all transportation grant proposals and management of federally funded transportation projects.

Contact:

City of Starkville, Human Resources Department

110 W. Main Street

Starkville, MS  39759

662-323-2525 (Phone)

662-323-2588 (Fax)

Deputy Clerk - City of Gluckstadt

Posted:
April 25, 2022
Description:

Job Title:                               Deputy City Clerk

Department:                        Office of the City Clerk

Employment Status:           Full Time

Location:                               Gluckstadt, MS

Reports to:                            City Clerk

FLSA Status:                         Non-Exempt

Date:                                      4/22/2022

Salary:                                   $48,000.00

 

SUMMARY:   The Deputy City Clerk is a professional administrative position whose primary responsibility is to provide administrative support and assistance to the City Clerk’s office, under the direction of the City Clerk. This position serves as the first point of contact for the Office of the City Clerk.

Contact:

Please email a cover letter, resume and reference letter to lindsay.kellum@gluckstadt.net.

Police Officer - City of Gluckstadt

Posted:
April 25, 2022
Description:

Job Title:                                           Police Officer

Department:                                    Police Department

Employment Status:                       Full Time

Location:                                           Gluckstadt, MS

Reports to:                                        Chief of Police

FLSA Status:                                     Non-Exempt

Date:                                                  3/30/2022

Salary:                                               $36,000.00

 

SUMMARY:  A sworn Police Officer for the City of Gluckstadt performs general law enforcement duties, under regular supervision, in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the Gluckstadt Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state and local laws; enforcing criminal and traffic laws, as well City ordinances. The Police Officer preserves public peace, protects life and property; preventing and solving crime through visible uniformed patrol and criminal investigations; working with residents, business owners, school officials, religious leaders and area law enforcement agencies, to solve problems that threaten the safety of our citizens.

Contact:

Please email a cover letter, resume and reference letter to lindsay.kellum@gluckstadt.net.

Police Sergeant - City of Gluckstadt

Posted:
April 25, 2022
Description:

Job Title:                                           Police Sergeant

Department:                                    Police Department

Employment Status:                       Full Time

Location:                                           Gluckstadt , MS

Reports to:                                        Chief of Police

FLSA Status:                                     Non-Exempt

Date:                                                  4/22/2022

Salary:                                               $42,000.00

 

SUMMARY: Under direction, plans, directs, supervises, assigns, reviews, and participates in the work of law enforcement staff involved in traffic and field patrol, investigations, crime prevention, community relations, and related services and activities; serves as watch commander on an assigned shift; oversees and participates in all work activities; assumes responsibility for assigned special programs, projects, or department-wide functions or activities; coordinates activities with other agencies; and performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

Contact:

Please email a cover letter, resume and reference letter to lindsay.kellum@gluckstadt.net.

Building Official/Zoning Administrator - City of Canton

Posted:
April 18, 2022
Description:

The Building Official is a full-time position in the Department of Building and Development. The immediate supervisor for this position is the Mayor. The person in this position supervises full­ time employees and part-time employees. The Building Official works regular hours most of the time, with some flexibility when the workload demands it. There is night work on a regular basis, usually to attend meetings. There is no shift work involved with this position. The person in this position is occasionally on call for emergency. Work duties are performed inside and outside, and in various weather conditions. Physical work may be required. The position has accountability for monetary, fiscal, budgetary, safety, and relevant legal issues. There may be exposure to chemicals and other hazardous materials.

Contact:

Shirley Henderson

Human Resources Director      

City of Canton

226 E Peace St. 

Canton, MS 39046

cantonhrd@gmail.com

(601) 859-4331 

(601)859-4379 Fax  

Heavy Equipment Operator - City of Meridian

Posted:
April 09, 2022
Description:

$21,778 beginning annual salary, payable bi-weekly, to a maximum of $46,686

 

OPENING DATE:  March 9, 2022

CLOSING DATE:  Applications will be accepted until 12:00 Noon on April 8, 2022

 

Pursuant to Article 5, Section 5.04, of the Civil Service Code of Rules and Regulations (attached), the Commission may reject, or cause to be rejected the application of any person for admission to a test, or may, after examination, decline to certify, or may remove from an eligible list, an applicant who is deemed disqualified. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  Maneuvers heavy equipment and operates complex mechanisms involving digging, moving earth and materials, grading, loading, paving, and performing similar tasks in order to advance projects relating to construction and maintenance of City streets, utilities, and other infrastructure; equipment is primarily driven and operated on-site, but does require some driving over public roads; maneuvers in and around traffic, crew workers, equipment, utilities, and other obstacles; obeys all traffic laws and safety guidelines; monitors immediate environment and work area to ensure the safety of operator, other workers, the equipment, and the public.  Operates bulldozer, scraper, and compactor to move earth, gravel, sand, and other materials for large construction and maintenance projects; operates mechanisms to establish rough grades or to smooth and compact surfaces in preparation for pavement, construction, or other work.  Operates excavator and track hoe to perform skilled digging and trenching for maintenance, upkeep, and construction projects for public utilities and other infrastructure, where exacting tolerances and specification are required; controls placement of equipment and determines optimum approach to each digging scenario in order to minimize destruction of property and avoid electric, water, sewer, and other public utility lines.  Operates a track or rubber-tired loader with large volume and weight capacities to load materials into trucks or move them over short distances; positions equipment and controls height, angle, and position of scoop for optimum delivery of payload; controls amount and weight of materials being lifted to avoid exceeding equipment capacity.  Operates motor-grader, scraper, and excavator with blade attachment to set gradients for large construction and maintenance projects such as roads, landscaping, embankments, and other projects requiring exacting specifications related to slope, angle, and pitch; determines appropriate settings and adjusts blades for height, angle, and pitch to achieve desired outcome; maneuvers equipment and operates mechanisms to skillfully set gradient, smooth surfaces, and spread materials.  Drives low-boy and other tractor-trailer rigs to transport heavy construction equipment and materials to and from work-sites; maneuvers equipment to load and unload from trailer, operating mechanisms as necessary to position for safe transportation.  Operates sewer trucks to inspect and maintain water and sewer lines, including jet truck and TV truck; utilizes electronic video equipment to inspect lines, identify problems, and estimate distance/location of targeted areas; operates mechanism on jet/rodder truck to clean lines; repairs lines as necessary using grout and other tools/materials to stop leaks, reinforce structure, etc.; leads crew in maintenance and repair activities, providing technical assistance as necessary.

Contact:

For Civil Service Application and further information contact:

Civil  Service  Commission,  First   Floor,  City  Hall,  Meridian,  Mississippi, or by telephone at (601) 485-1931. 

Job Opportunity: City Planner - City of New Albany

Posted:
March 24, 2022
Description:

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The Planning Department formulates goals, plans, policies and ordinances that provide orderly growth and development for New Albany.  This is professional and administrative work in the administration of the Planning Division or specialized programs, projects and tasks in the Community Development Department. Work involves preparation of and review of complex studies and projects including the City's Comprehensive Plan, transportation planning, zoning, re-zoning, and annexation studies, subdivision of property and historic preservation, designs and projects.

The Planning Department works closely with the Building and Code Enforcement Department,      Preservation Commissions and Mayor and Board of Alderman by providing information to be used in their decision making process. All ordinances related to Planning, Historic Preservation, and Land Use falls under the scope of work for the Planning Department.

Contact:

Interested applicants can email their resume and contact information to:

 

Billye Jean Stroud

Director of Community Development and Main Street

135 East Bankhead Street

New Albany, MS  38652

billyejeanstroud@newalbanymainstreet.com

Job Opportunity: Planning and Zoning Director - City of Greenville

Posted:
March 15, 2022
Description:

The City of Greenville, MS is seeking a highly motivated seasoned Planning Director to join the City of Greenville’s team. This position requires graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with a specialization in planning and/or public administration or five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Contact:

Ron Thomas

City of Greenville

Human Resources Director

Off. 662-378-1651, Cell 662-822-8063

Fax 662-378-2281

RThomas@greenvillems.org

Job Opportunity: Waste Water Treatment Operator - City of Greenville

Posted:
March 15, 2022
Description:


The Waste Water Treatment Operator will be responsible for day-to-day operations in the manufacturing site's waste-water treatment facility, in adherence with the company and site's stewardship objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating wastewater treatment plant equipment,
  • Conducting operational rounds and checklists,
  • Conducting testing and sampling activities to ensure wastewater is properly treated,
  • Issuing work notifications,
  • Identify and report operational and equipment issues,
  • Issue work permits,
  • Managing energy-control of equipment as needed.
Contact:

Ron Thomas

City of Greenville

Human Resources Director

Off. 662-378-1651, Cell 662-822-8063

Fax 662-378-2281

RThomas@greenvillems.org

Job Opportunity: Police Chief - City of Gulfport

Posted:
March 11, 2022
Description:

The City of Gulfport is seeking a strong leader with vested interest in the City of Gulfport to serve as Chief of Police. We are looking for a leader that has both clear understanding of the contemporary challenges in policing and strategies in finding solutions. Our goal is to find a candidate with a passion for community and an understanding of service.


The Gulfport Police Department provides police protection for the citizens of Gulfport. The department employs 226 employees composed of 165 sworn and 65 civilian positions. The Police department has an operating budget of 19.8- million dollars. The Gulfport Police Department is highly regarded in the law enforcement community throughout the State of Mississippi and the region. The new Chief will serve on the city's executive leadership team with other directors.

Contact:

Samantha S. Sherrill
HR Manager
City of Gulfport
1410 24th Ave.
Gulfport, MS  39501
Office: 228-868-5831 ext 6561

 

Click here to apply.

Job Opportunity: City Clerk - Town of Pelahatchie

Posted:
March 10, 2022
Description:

The City Clerk serves as a vital link between the Mayor’s Office, Board of Aldermen, Department Heads, and other entities (both governmental and private) to facilitate outcomes consistent with the overall vision and mission leaders and citizens of Pelahatchie. The City Clerk oversees the various departments within the city and is responsible for the management of city operations, ensuring efficiency, accountability, and productivity in the city’s commitment to deliver quality services through the daily operations of municipal government. The City Clerk assists the mayor with the day-to-day operations of the Town. The position of City Clerk is vested with duties by local ordinances and is a required position per Town ordinance. The City Clerk will serve as the head of the Department of Administration. The roles of the City Clerk are defined by state statute and include, but are not limited to, serving as guardian of the city seal, guardian of all official records, voter registrar, and election supervisor for the Town of Pelahatchie.  The position interacts with multiple state and federal agencies and all city departments.  The City Clerk oversees the development of an annual operating and capital improvement plan budget that must be approved by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.   

Contact:

All interested persons should submit resume to

Town Hall

705 Second Street

Post Office Box 229

Pelahatchie, MS 39145

Job Opportunity: Deputy Clerk - City of Brandon

Posted:
February 23, 2022
Description:

Job Title:              Deputy Clerk                   

Department:         General Government      

Reports To:          City Clerk 

FLSA Status:        Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY:   This is responsible and varied administrative and clerical work involving assistance for the operation of the City Clerk’s office.

Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following tasks. These tasks may be amended or other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

  • Performs liaison activities between the City Clerk’s office, the Mayor, Aldermen, and the general public as required; answers variety of written and telephone inquiries relating to routine operations and proposes answers and solutions;
  • In courteous and helpful manner, answers main incoming City telephone lines and answers questions to include event schedules and city programs/Information. If unable to satisfy caller, route calls appropriately or take messages to include inquiries, requests and complaints from public and provides appropriate follow up response;
  • Types forms, letters, memorandums, reports, tabulations, statements, various records and other materials from rough draft or detailed instructions;
  • Operates computers, calculators, copying machines, typewriters and other equipment;
  • Performs responsible and complex clerical tasks in assisting in the City Clerk’s office; registers voters and assists the City Clerk in conducting City elections; maintains complete listings of streets in wards; assists City Clerk in the custody and maintenance of the City Seal; makes copies for Minute Books, maintain Minute Book Indexes and records, maintain Ordinance Books, Indexes and records; maintain vehicle tags and files; handle public records requests, agenda package preparation, filing, and copying; file copies of deeds with county, post notices for Special Board Meetings or Work Sessions, etc;
  • Varied and routine office administrative tasks;
  • Participate in all city related events as needed.
  • General Human Resource administration duties as requested.
Contact:

Amy Davis
Deputy City Clerk 
City of Brandon, MS

1000 MUNICIPAL DRIVE 
BRANDON, MS 39042 
P:601-825-5021   •  brandonms.org

Job Opportunity: Police Officer - City of Meridian

Posted:
February 22, 2022
Description:

Enforces all city and state codes, ordinances, laws, and regulations in order to protect life and property and to prevent crime and promote security. Maintains visibility by patrolling assigned area, city streets, parks, neighborhoods, and businesses to ensure security; makes observations for prowlers, vagrants, suspicious persons, and other violators. Performs surveillance of various locations and of criminal suspects; collects and reviews data; develops trends and/or patterns pertaining to locations/suspects; files intelligence reports. Investigates reported crimes; interviews and obtains statements from victims, witnesses, suspects, and confidential informants; processes crime scenes; gathers, prepares, and submits evidence to crime lab. Obtains and serves warrants; performs various search operations; locates missing persons. Determines probable cause to search and/or reasonable suspicion to detain suspects; pursues fleeing and subdues resisting suspects; affects arrests; processes and transports prisoners. Responds to emergency calls and calls for assistance; mediates disputes and advises suspects of rights. Assists fellow officers as requested/necessary on domestic and theft calls, executing warrants, serving subpoenas, and making traffic stops. Responds to accident calls; gathers information at the accident scene; investigates and reconstructs serious injury or fatal accidents; interviews victims and witnesses; investigates hit and run accidents; notifies relatives of victims as necessary. Performs functions at accidents, emergencies, fires, and disasters to include directing traffic, administering emergency medical aid, and managing dangerous situations; interacts with EMS teams. Establishes road blocks; administers field sobriety tests; identifies wanted persons/vehicles; impounds vehicles; assists stranded motorists; ensures roadways are clear of obstacles and hazards. Stops vehicles for traffic violations; issues traffic citations and warnings; utilizes radar/LIDAR speed monitoring equipment. Contacts command/supervisory personnel for emergency response and critical incident communications. Identifies illegal drugs and hazardous materials; maintains knowledge of prescription drugs. Enters/retrieves data to/from computer system including stolen property, arrest and wanted persons information, investigation data, and criminal/driving records checks; reviews crime statistics. Identifies, documents, and processes various components of crime scene; collects evidence; photographs/videotapes crime scene; processes scene for fingerprints; inspects records and documents to confirm identity of individual. Documents case information; assists in the prosecution of offenders; appears in court to present evidence and testimony. Responds to questions, complaints, and requests for information by telephone or in person from merchants, community/civic organizations, the general public, employees, superiors, and other individuals. Exchanges information with dispatchers, attorneys, court personnel, medical examiner, fire and EMS personnel, medical professionals, and other departments and agencies; communicates effectively on law enforcement radio. Maintains current field and code manuals, policies and procedures, employee handbooks, various maps, and related material for reference and/or review. Attends shift meetings, seminars, and specialized/update training sessions as required to maintain knowledge of departmental and city operations, to promote improved job performance, and to maintain knowledge of changing policies, procedures, codes, and laws. Completes and prepares a variety of forms, logs, requests, records, reports, correspondence, and various other documents associated with daily responsibilities of this position; maintains administrative records and files.

Contact:

For Civil Service Application and further information contact:

Civil  Service  Commission

First  Floor

City  Hall

601 23rd Avenue

Meridian,  Mississippi

or  telephone  601-485-1931

Job Opportunity: Assistant City Attorney - City of Gulfport

Posted:
February 01, 2022
Description:

Position Overview
Under general direction, performs a variety of legal duties supporting the City Attorney’s office including drafting resolutions, ordinances, contracts, leases, permits, and related documents, prepares for and participants in court hearings, arbitration and trials on behalf of the City; rendering legal opinions as well as serving as legal advisor to various department heads.

Contact:

Samantha S. Sherrill
HR Manager
City of Gulfport
1410 24th Ave.
Gulfport, MS  39501
Office: 228-868-5831 ext 6561
Fax: 228-868-5833

Job Opportunity: City Clerk - City of Poplarville

Posted:
January 03, 2022
Description:

This employee is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of municipal financial management and administration.

  • Serves as chief financial advisor to Mayor and Board of Aldermen
  • Plans, organizes, and directs all operations of administrative department
  • Implements and formulates municipal finance policies
  • Serves as chief budget officer and enforces budget limitations
  • Manages debt services and transactions, bonds, grants and disbursing city funds
  • Prepares grant applications whenever possible
  • Supervises and conducts regular and special elections
  • Oversees all aspects of city owned property and inventory and manages fixed asset system
  • Supervises Deputy City Clerks/City Hall employees
  • Oversees operation of City Hall functions and assists with coordinating all special events (Such as parades, open house, etc.)
  • Attends all Board meetings and records all actions of the City Board
  • Properly records all actions of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen
  • Prepares financial statements for board, audits financial statements monthly and prepares budget amendments as needed
  • Prepares yearly budget with Mayor and Board of Aldermen
  • Assures proper cash flow
  • Reviews Payroll
  • Reviews accounts payable for processing
  • Tax Reconciliation
  • Administers all grants
Contact:

Application with cover letter and resume will be received until position is filled. The resume should include educational experience, computer skills and three references. Return all completed applications and resumes to City of Poplarville 200 Highway 26 East; Poplarville, MS 39470 Attn: Louise Smith, Mayor.

Job Opportunity: Comptroller - City of Moss Point

Posted:
January 03, 2022
Description:

The Comptroller is responsible for providing efficient and effective management of various segments of General Accounting to achieve the goals for the City of Moss Point. The Comptroller will be responsible for analyzing and monitoring the City’s operational and capital budgets to ensure prudent spending by performing various duties. He/she will maintain financial records and ensures that transactions are properly recorded; ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger and assist the City Clerk with analyzing and preparing the audit schedules, bank reconciliations, budgets and other financial reports. 

 

Contact:

Please go to the website, www.cityofmosspoint.org to submit your application.  If you have any questions about the position, please call 228-474-0300.

 

Primary Location

 - MISSISSIPPI-Moss Point-Jackson County

 

Work Hours

 - 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Job Opportunity: Chief of Police - Town of Shelby

Posted:
December 14, 2021
Description:

The town of Shelby is seeking a full-time chief of police. Successful applicants will assist keeping the community crime and violence free and will be dedicated to protecting the safety of the people and keeping law and order in the community. The position involves organizing and directing the activities of the police department. The chief reports to and consults with the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in determining plans and policies for the department’s operations. Experience is desirable but not mandatory.

Contact:

Mayor Dan Harris

Town of Shelby

P.O. Box 43

Shelby, MS 38774

Phone: 662-398-5156

Fax: 662-398-7878

Job Opportunity: Code Enforcer - City of Moss Point

Posted:
December 02, 2021
Description:

Under the general supervisor of the Building Official, the Code Enforcer performs a variety of routine and complex work in the interpretation and enforcement of adopted codes and related rules and regulations. The Code Enforcer is responsible for performing inspections of residential and commercial buildings and lots to ensure compliance and requirements in accordance with all applicable laws and the City of Moss Point policies and procedures.

 

Contact:

Please go to the website, www.cityofmosspoint.org to submit your application.  If you have any questions about the position, please call 228-474-0300.

Job Opportunity: Building Official - City of Moss Point

Posted:
December 02, 2021
Description:

The Building Official is responsible for the overall guidance, direction and management of the city’s Building Inspections department. The Building Official monitors, implements and enforces all rules and ordinances related to building codes and to any other safety matters under the City of Moss Point with integrity and professionalism.

 

Contact:

Please go to the website, www.cityofmosspoint.org to submit your application.  If you have any questions about the position, please call 228-474-0300.

Job Opportunity: Chief Financial Officer - City of Canton

Posted:
November 16, 2021
Description:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is a full-time position in the City of Canton. The immediate supervisor for this position is the Mayor. This position requires high levels of competency in areas such as strategic management, municipal budgeting, accounting, and financial management in general.  In addition, this position makes various reports to the Board of Aldermen with respect to budgetary concerns.  The CFO works regular hours most of the time, with some flexibility when the workload demands it. There is night work on a regular basis, usually to attend meetings.  The position has accountability for monetary, fiscal, budgetary, and relevant legal issues, accordingly, a background check may be required.

Contact:

Shirley Henderson

Human Resources Director      

City of Canton

226 E Peace St. 

Canton, MS 39046

cantonhrd@gmail.com

(601) 859-4331 

(601)859-4379 Fax  

Job Opportunity: Crew Leader - Town of Summit

Posted:
November 16, 2021
Description:

The Crew Leader will lead employees in the field of operation and provide safe, efficient and economical operation of the necessary equipment used in the daily operations of the of the department.

Applicants can submit Resumes to summitcityof@bellsouth.net no later than December 6, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

Job Applications and full Job Descriptions are available at Town of Summit, MS Town Hall located at 706 West Railroad Avenue Summit, MS 39666.

Contact:

Latunja Lewis,

Town Clerk

(601) 276-9536

summitcityof@bellsouth.net

Job Opportunity: Backhoe Operator - Town of Summit

Posted:
November 16, 2021
Description:

The Backhoe Operator should be able to safely operate heavy equipment such as excavators, skid steers, directional drills, tractors, bulldozers etc. and perform other work when required.

Applicants can submit Resumes to summitcityof@bellsouth.net no later than December 6, 2021 by 5:00 p.m.

Job Applications and full Job Descriptions are available at Town of Summit, MS Town Hall located at 706 West Railroad Avenue Summit, MS 39666.

Contact:

Latunja Lewis,

Town Clerk

(601) 276-9536

summitcityof@bellsouth.net

Job Opportunity: Police Chief - City of Gluckstadt

Posted:
November 16, 2021
Description:

The new City of Gluckstadt, incorporated in 2021, is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Police Chief.  The chief of police shall be the chief law enforcement officer of the municipality and shall have control and supervision of all police officers employed by said municipality.  The employee in this position works independently to direct, plan and manage all functions and operations of the city police department, enforcing all laws and ordinances, crime prevention, and protection of life and property for our citizens. Examples of important responsibilities include, preparation of reports, establishment of operational standards, preparation of budget, development and administration of training programs, community and public engagement, personnel management and public relations matters pertaining to the police department. Additionally, the law requires that the chief of police “shall be an ex officio constable within the boundaries of the municipality, and he shall perform such other duties as shall be required of him by proper ordinance.”  The chief of police shall also be the executive officer of the municipal court.  The chief of police shall also perform other job responsibilities as required of him by the court, in the line of his duty. The Police Chief receives policy direction from the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, but also provides administrative and technical assistance to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. The candidate is a public servant to the community and shall represent the municipality in a professional manner at all times.  The candidate is expected to keep abreast of emerging trends in law enforcement, new legislation, regulations, and policies relevant to the department’s operation and report such findings to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with elected officials, officers of the city, other department heads, the city attorney, representatives of other agencies, other city employees, and the public at large, communicating effectively (orally, written, and electronically).  The chief of police will supervise full-time and/or part-time employees and will work regular business hours year-round, with regular overtime and night work, including attendance at board meetings, professional association meetings, trainings, conferences, and community outreach events.

Contact:

Please contact Walter C. Morrison, Mayor, at wmorrison@gainsben.com or Lindsay Kellum, City Clerk, at lindsay.kellum@gluckstadt.net for additional information.

 

Job Opportunity: City Clerk - City of Quitman

Posted:
November 01, 2021
Description:

The City of Quitman, Mississippi is accepting applications for employment for the position of City Clerk.

Applications for employment may be obtained from City Hall located at 101 East Church Street, Quitman, Mississippi, Monday – Friday   8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.  Application forms may also be downloaded from the City of Quitman website at:   www.cityquitman.net.

The purpose of this position is to provide oversight for all city funds, perform all legal duties of a City Clerk and provide administrative support to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. 

Excellent advancement and career opportunities with training and certifications in municipal government provided for highly motivated individuals.  The City of Quitman, Mississippi is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offers comparable employee benefits.

Contact:

Send application and resume to:

City of Quitman, Mississippi
P.O. Box 16
Quitman, Mississippi  39355
swatkins@ci.quitman.ms.us

Job Opportunity: Deputy City Clerk/Accounts Payable Payroll Clerk/Court Clerk - City of Quitman

Posted:
November 01, 2021
Description:

The City of Quitman, Mississippi is accepting applications for employment until 4:30 PM on Friday, November 5, 2021, for the position of Deputy City Clerk/Accounts Payable Payroll Clerk/Court Clerk.

Applications for employment may be obtained from City Hall located at 101 East Church Street, Quitman, Mississippi, Monday – Friday   8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.  Application forms may also be downloaded from the City of Quitman website at:   www.cityquitman.net.

The purpose of this position is to manage the city’s accounts payable process, payroll, provide assistance to the water clerk and to provide assistance for other legal duties required of the City Clerk.

Excellent advancement and career opportunities with training and certifications in municipal government provided for highly motivated individuals.  The City of Quitman, Mississippi is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offers comparable employee benefits.

 

Contact:

Send application and resume to:

City of Quitman, Mississippi
P.O. Box 16
Quitman, Mississippi  39355
swatkins@ci.quitman.ms.us

Job Opportunity: Deputy City Clerk/Utility Billing Clerk - City of Quitman

Posted:
November 01, 2021
Description:

The City of Quitman, Mississippi is accepting applications for employment for the position of Deputy City Clerk/Utility Billing Clerk.

Applications for employment may be obtained from City Hall located at 101 East Church Street, Quitman, Mississippi, Monday – Friday   8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.  Application forms may also be downloaded from the City of Quitman website at:   www.cityquitman.net.

The purpose of this position is to manage the city’s utility billing process and to provide assistance for other legal duties required of the City Clerk. 

Excellent advancement and career opportunities with training and certifications in municipal government provided for highly motivated individuals.  The City of Quitman, Mississippi is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offers comparable employee benefits.

Contact:

Send application and resume to:

City of Quitman, Mississippi
P.O. Box 16
Quitman, Mississippi  39355
swatkins@ci.quitman.ms.us

Job Opportunity: Information Systems Department Director - City of Olive Branch

Posted:
October 12, 2021
Description:

 

Provides strategic direction for and manages the operational support provided by the Information Systems Department to the City of Olive Branch.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Establish strategic direction of the department in supporting City operational requirements.

  • Conduct user requirements and business process analyses.
  • Conduct planning for program management of and installation of technology necessary to implement the IS and GIS strategic plan.
  • Prepare near-term, mid-term, and long-range plans for incremental implementation of the strategic plan.
  • Ensure technological operations and resources are cost-effective and consistent with the City operations and requirements.
  • Ensure optimum development, implementation, and maintenance of technological systems.
  • Monitor relevant cost-effective emerging technologies for potential application within systems supporting the City operations.
  • Project capital improvements necessary to maintain and improve technological support, consistent with the strategic plan and in collaboration with the supported City departments.

 

Ensure operational effectiveness of IS resources supporting City operations.

  • Establish an optimum balance of resources to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Establish policies and procedures for responsive and effective technological support.
  • Establish processes for continual monitoring of the operational status of system support.
  • Establish processes to ensure for disaster preparedness and recovery, consistent with the City disaster recovery plan.
  • Establish and administer a configuration management program to provide for a disciplined change control process.

 

Perform management duties.

  • Make recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Alderman regarding hiring of, termination of, disciplinary actions for, and other appropriate personnel actions for department employees.
  • Prepare annual staff appraisals, and periodically counsel staff members on performance, attendance, and other related issues.
  • Ensure necessary staffing to meet operational commitments, including the approval of overtime as required.
  • Conduct financial management of resources, including the definition, execution, and amendment of the departmental budget.
  • Assist other departments in defining and costing technological improvements, as well as defining capital expenditures.
  • Represent the City and Department, as required.

 

Participate in professional development and training as required.

  • Establish forums for information exchange between the user, community, and the IS Department.
  • Assist in the definition and selection of technical training requirements for the user community in the use of existing and projected technological systems.
  • Attend training in new technologies, as required.

 

Perform other Duties as Directed

Regular in Person Attendance

 

Contact:

Vicki Damron

Human Resource Director

City of Olive Branch

9200 Pigeon Roost Road

Olive Branch, MS

(662) 892-9258

vicki.damron@obms.us

Job Opportunity: Police Officers - Town of Shelby

Posted:
October 05, 2021
Description:

 

The town of Shelby is seeking full-time and part-time police officers. Successful applicants will assist keeping the community crime and violence free and will be dedicated to protecting the safety of the people and keeping law and order in the community. Applicants should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, have a high level of physical fitness, and be at least 21 years old. Experience is desirable but not mandatory.

Contact:

Police Chief Pat Johnson

Town of Shelby

P.O. Box 43

shelby, MS 38774

Phone: 662-398-5156

Fax: 662-398-7878