Municipal Job Openings

Aim maintains the following list of municipal job openings as a resource for our members. Here you’ll find the latest job postings from municipalities across the state. In addition to learning about job growth, economic development, and quality of life, you may find that the postings can also provide networking opportunities.

To request that a job posting be added or removed, please contact Erin Jamison-Koenig at [email protected] or 317-237-6200 x 228.

Assistant City Attorney, City of Bloomington 

The City of Bloomington is searching for an Assistant City Attorney to represent the City and its agencies, including the Mayor, Boards, Commissions and departments in various legal matters and proceedings, as both plaintiff and defendant. This position reviews and drafts varied types of legal documents in support of City business; drafts ordinances, resolutions, contracts, and other legal documents for action by the policy-making boards and commissions; and conducts legal research and provides advice and recommendations regarding legal matters pending with the City. A J.D. (Juris Doctorate) is required.

Job Posting
Post Date: December 8
Closing Date: Until Filled

Zoning Code Rewrite/Consolidated Development Ordinance, City of Greenwood

The City of Greenwood is accepting proposals from qualified consultants and firms for the updating and rewriting of the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Control Ordinance to create a Consolidated Development Ordinance. Consultants and firms must have experience and knowledge in the fields of municipal planning and zoning, including experience in the writing and updating of zoning, subdivision, and consolidated development code regulations. The City is looking for form based or context sensitive applications in the development of the new regulations creating both design and infill standards for development in both the City’s existing developed areas as well as greenfield targeted growth areas on the southwest and southeast portions of the City. Key components of the revisions would place emphasis on connectivity, walkability, complete streets, mixed use commercial nodes that enhance quality of life in the City, and increased user friendliness, with a particular focus on illustrations and graphics.

Requests for Proposals
Post Date: December 1
Closing Date: January 19

Planner II, Development Services Department, City of Elkhart

The City of Elkhart is accepting applications for a Planner II in the Development Services Department. This position will be in compliance with the City Zoning Ordinance and perform other profession planning duties; and serve as main staff member for customer service in the Permit Center. Employee has significant impact on decisions and recommendations of the Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Historic Commission.

Job Description
Application
Post Date: November 20
Closing Date: Until Filled

Fire Chief, Town of Albion

The Town of Albion is seeking a seasoned fire fighter to serve as its first paid Fire Chief. The Fire Chief is a senior leadership position within the Town’s Administrative Team. The Fire Chief is responsible for coordinating the maintenance of all appurtenances with the fire department (e.g. maintaining a continuing check on the proper and efficient operation of all fire equipment, maintaining the fire house located at 210 Fire Station Drive, water pumping, etc.), and responds to emergency situations, including, but not limited to: fires, medical emergencies, water rescues, hazardous material incidents, vehicle accidents, etc. The Fire Chief is responsible for assigning, or delegating assignments to other Fire Department personnel as necessary. The Town Manager, and Town Council have the authority to include any activity that is necessary for the successful operation of the Fire Department, and the Town of Albion in order to assure that the public welfare is addressed. The Salary is DOE/Q, and is negotiable with the Hiring Committee. The Position is open until filled, but priority will be given to applicants that submit a resume and cover letter before December 15th.

Job Description
Post Date: November 15
Closing Date: Until Filled

Planner I, Development Services Department, Town of Brownsburg

The Town of Brownsburg is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Planner I with the Development Services department. Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Geographic Information Science, Public Administration, Political Science, or related field preferred. Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in planning; local government management; community and neighborhood development; code administration; land use planning; or related field required.

Job Posting
Post Date: November 13
Closing Date: Until Filled

Director of Community Engagement, City of Valparaiso

The Director of Community Engagement is a newly formed senior leadership team position that reports to the City Administrator. The primary responsibilities of this position are to (1) Support city efforts to cultivate safe and vibrant neighborhoods through citizen engagement, (2) Develop strategies for attracting diverse and underrepresented talent into city job pools, (3) Strengthen Valparaiso’s brand as a vibrant and welcoming city, (4) Promote city efforts to develop and empower emerging community leaders with a special focus on underrepresented groups, and (5) Assist city leadership team with conflict avoidance and resolution.

Job Description
Post Date: November 1
Closing Date: Until Filled

City Administrator, Lyons, Kansas

The City of Lyons, Kansas, is searching for a City Administrator. The City Administrator reports to a progressive nine-member council, and oversees all departments. Applicants should have a master’s degree in public administration or a related field and at least five years of management exerience. The successful candidate will have a history of sound decision-making ability, excellent administrative and organizational skills and experience facilitating economic development. Candidates must also display the communitcation skills and openness needed to collaborate with city and council staff.

Postion Description
Post Date: November 1
Closing Date: Until Filled

Assistant City Engineer, City of South Bend

Under the direction of the City Engineer, the Assistant City Engineer will perform complex engineering work in public infrastructure, traffic, and storm-water management. The Assistant City Engineer will act as a project manager for major engineering design projects, and will assist in the development of financial budgets and other Engineering Division operations.

Job Description
Post Date: October 16
Closing Date: Until Filled

Engineer I, City of South Bend

The Engineer I will prepare and review plans, specifications and cost estimates for engineering projects; prepare and/or review reports, studies and analytical data; perform calculations relating to engineering problems; perform engineering surveys; inspect construction work; and perform material tests.

Job Description
Post Date: October 16
Closing Date: Until Filled

Building Commissioner, Town of Long Beach

The Town of Long Beach is searching for a part-time Building Commissioner. This position will recommend approval of building permits and manages contractor registrations; supervise the Town Building Inspector and Town Electrical Inspector; and will have regularly scheduled business hours in the Town of Long Beach Building Commission office and will attend twice monthly Building Commission meetings.

Job Description
Post Date: September 29
Closing Date: Until Filled

Director of Planning and Development, Town of Lowell

The position of Director of Planning and Development is a new position in the Town administration. It replaces the Building Commissioner as part of the transition from a Building Department to a Department of Planning and Development. The director supervises all Planning and Development staff; develops organization-wide or department-wide goals, objectives, policies and procedures; and prepares the proposed department operations budget.

Position Description
Post Date: September 28
Closing Date: Until Filled

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