Job Opportunities

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Job Opportunities

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

City Manager - City of Pascagoula

Posted:
July 01, 2024
Description:

JOB TITLE: City Manager

 

LOCATION: Pascagoula, Mississippi

 

TERMS: City Manager must reside within the City of Pascagoula

 

SALARY: $130,000-$170,000.00 plus excellent benefit package

 

Nature of Work

 

The City of Pascagoula is looking for a strong, tenured professional manager with exceptional communication skills who can manage the operations and daily activities of the municipality, while working with the City Council on major policy and funding issues. Pascagoula follows a Council-Manager form of government. The City employs a staff of 300, and maintains a population of 21,330.

Contact:

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Colin Baenziger & Associates:

Recruit42@cb-asso.com

City Manager - City of Grenada

Posted:
May 31, 2024
Description:

JOB TITLE: City Manager

LOCATION: Grenada, Mississippi

TERMS: City Manager must reside within the City of Grenada

SALARY: $75,000-$90,000.00 plus nice benefit package

Nature of Work

Highly responsible administrative and managerial work in the operation of a City Government in the form of a seven-member Council-Manager structure that employs approximately 170 individuals. The City of Grenada has a population of approximately 12,700.

Examples of Duties

· Directs and coordinates work of the staff and operating departments

· Hires and fires staff

· Monitors and controls the financial affairs of the City

· Prepares and implements budget according to the funding priorities of the City Commission

· Relates to neighboring jurisdictions; the county, state, and federal government; other governmental agencies; and local citizens, interest groups, local businesses, vendors, and contractors

· Implements the policies and directives set by the City Council

· Directs the City's collective bargaining negotiations, contract agreements, impasse proceedings, grievances, and related employee-relations activities

Contact:

TO APPLY:

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume to Mary A. Brown, City Attorney: Marybrown.grenada@gmail.com

Municipal Attorney - Town of Byhalia

Posted:
May 31, 2024
Description:

The candidate under the direction of the Mayor, the Town Attorney is the legal adviser and attorney for all officials, officers, and departments of the Town and represents the Town in litigation. Work involves drafting and reviewing ordinances, resolutions, policies and procedures, and contracts prior to consideration by the Board of Alderman to ensure compliance with state, federal, and local laws. Emphasis is placed on municipal law, civil code enforcement, land use, zoning, labor relations, and legislative interpretation. Duties include coordinating with outside counsel regarding litigation on behalf of the Town, researching/preparing oral and written legal opinions for the Board of Alderman, City Clerk, Department Heads, staff, committees, commissions and boards, and preparing town ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other legal documents involving the Town. The candidate reports to the Board of Alderman and provides legal counsel to the Mayor, the Board, Department Heads and staff. Candidate may provide coaching to improve staff performance and understanding/applying Town policies and procedures.

The candidate should be able to evaluate controversial situations and present options in a clear and concise fashion. It is essential the new Town Attorney holds a solid understanding of a broad array of legal matters related to labor and employee relations including union agreements, grievances, Skelly Hearings, land use and planning, water rights, public finance, personnel, public works, public contracts and bidding, as well as the drafting of ordinances and resolutions.

Contact:

Lacey Elkins

Town of Byhalia

225 Hwy 309 S.

PH: 662-838-2135

FAX: 662-838-3709

Maintenance Worker, Senior - City of Meridian (1)

Posted:
May 31, 2024
Description:

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: Performs general carpentry work and building maintenance; maintains and repairs items as needed; cleans bathrooms and maintains supply inventory. Conducts maintenance and installation of recreational equipment for city-owned and operated facilities; installs and repairs playground equipment; resurfaces and repairs tennis courts; cleans swimming pools.  Maintains the lawn and grounds for various city-owned properties; cuts the grass, pulls weeds, waters plants and grass, picks up trash; uses various equipment and tools such as lawnmower, weed eater, rake, shovels and other related equipment for use in grounds care.  Performs general maintenance and cleaning; changes light bulbs and heating and air conditioning filters; paints structures and equipment.  Performs general street maintenance tasks; installs and/or repairs street signs and posts; places barricades at various locations; applies sand to oil spills on roadways.  Operates city-owned vehicles to include city truck, flocculator motor, generators, flocculators, pumps, pressure washer, tractor, riding lawnmower and other specialized vehicles in the daily performance of duties; adheres to all local, state and federal safety regulations; ensures compliance by coworkers and supervisors.  Maintains city-owned machinery and equipment at assigned location; cleans and replaces oil and filters.  Performs other related duties as required.

Contact:

For Civil Service Application and further information contact:

Civil Service Commission, First Floor, City Hall, Meridian, Mississippi, or telephone (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

Chief of Police - Town of Shelby

Posted:
May 31, 2024
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: 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

Police Officers - Town of Shelby

Posted:
May 31, 2024
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