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.

Collection System Operator, Wastewater Department, Town of Zionsville

The Town of Zionsville is looking for a collection system operator to maintain the town’s sanitary sewer system.  Duties will include using mechanical cleaning equipment to clean sewer lines to prevent blockages, relieve stoppages if needed, prepare sewer lines for televising, and televising the collection system for Zionsville. This also includes maintenance of lift stations, locating manholes and marking utilities when requested. This position will actively be involved in updating the sanitary layer of the town’s Think Map GIS system including linking the videos from the collection system, which is referenced by other staff members within the town.  

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

Controller, City of Elkhart

The City of Elkhart is searching for a Controller to serve as the City’s chief financial officer. The Controller, with the assistance of the Deputy Controller, oversees all aspects of financial operations related to: accounting system administration, financial reporting, general ledger maintenance, accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, payroll, and treasury functions.  The Controller is the chief budget officer – responsible development of the City’s annual operating budget and capital investment plan. The Controller has primary responsibility for maintaining the City’s compliance with all State laws on municipal financial operations and disclosure.

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

Construction/Distribution Technician, City of Goshen

The City of Goshen is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Construction/Distribution Technician for the Water and Sewer Department.  This position is responsible for conducting regular maintenance activities on equipment, operates a variety of equipment, plans the location of new utilities, measures new lines for records, tests new utilities and water samples, repairs water and sewer lines and other related duties.  A valid commercial driver’s license – Class B endorsement is required.  

Please see job description listed below for a detailed list of duties and responsibilities.  Applications are available online at www.goshenindiana.org.  Click Human Resources/Job Opportunities.  Resumes and applications may also be sent to [email protected].

Job Description
Post Date: February 10
Closing Date: Until Filled

Associate City Attorney, City of Fort Wayne

Working under the direction of the City Attorney and the supervision of the Deputy Director of City Utilities Policy & Planning, the Associate City Attorney is responsible for providing the Division of City Utilities with legal representation and legal counsel in all matters affecting the Division.  The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City and Utility’s safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

Job Posting
Post Date: February 9
Closing Date: Until Filled

Water Distribution General Laborer, Town of Bargersville

The Town of Bargersville is seeking a Water Distribution General Laborer to install and repair water meters, identify and repair water mains, flush and repair hydrants, assist with backflow prevention, complete line locates, maintenance, repairs, cleaning and yard restoration. Applicants must be available to report for work for after hour emergencies and be included on the on-call rotation at a minimum of one (1) week a month; and perform manual labor using various tools and heavy machinery.

Job Posting
Post Date: February 6
Closing Date: Until Filled

Building Inspector, Town of McCordsville

The Town of McCordsville is searching for a Building Inspector to perform building inspections on residential and commercial buildings. The successful applicant will need to be a capable building inspector with the ability to think on his/her feet, show sound decision making and critical thinking, and interpret codes.  This position will also need to perform all other related duties, such as, but not limited to, answering questions from the public and petitioners, investigate complaints, draft code updates, write reports, and maintain knowledge of the ever changing building code.  Occasionally this position may need to attend night meetings.  This position requires residential and commercial building inspector certifications.

Job Posting
Post Date: February 3
Closing Date: February 28

Director of Planning and Zoning, City of Lebanon

The City of Lebanon is looking for a motivated individual that wants to facilitate significant change in a central Indiana community with much potential. Applicants for the Director of Planning and Zoning should have an undergraduate degree with coursework in urban planning, landscape architecture, economic development or a related field and moderate experience in municipal planning or equivalent combination of education and experience and previous work as an Assistant Deputy Planning Director or similar role for a quickly growing community is preferred but not required. 

Job Posting
Post Date: January 31
Closing Date: Until Filled

Planning and Transportation Director, City of Bloomington

Progressive mayor seeks an innovative and experienced Planning and Transportation Director. This individual leads all city planning and the engineering and project management division of the city. Creative approaches to grow community quality of life, sustainability, and equity are desired. The Director will finalize and administer the City’s comprehensive master plan, coordinate responses to planning and zoning inquiries under local, state, and federal laws, rules and guidelines; oversee the Board of Zoning Appeals and Plan Commission boards, supervise public relations for the department including frequent civic and neighborhood meetings, coordinate with other city departments, and bring vision for a progressive city’s future, including such efforts as mobility management and a potential new city-wide broadband fiber network. The Director should demonstrate excellent communication skills, thorough knowledge of and ability to administer planning efforts following legal codes, ordinances, manuals and state and federal guidelines and standardized accounting procedures and compliance regulations, five years or more experience in the planning field with at least three years supervisory experience, American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification (preferred), and high integrity. Salary: $85,500 – $91,500, negotiable. Send cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Post Date: January 20
Closing Date: Until Filled

Director of Public Works, Town of Lowell

The Town of Lowell is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Director of Public Works to serve under the general direction of the Lowell Town Manager.  This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the operation and maintenance of the departments of Water, Wastewater, Streets including Fleet Maintenance, Parks and Stormwater.  Candidate should have sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to oversee public utilities, public works projects along with employee performance, evaluation, and budgetary oversight. The ideal Candidate shall possess or have the ability to obtain, the following certifications; WT4 Water, Class 3 Wastewater, DSL Water Distribution and INDOT ERC. Resumes should be sent to:  Town Manager, Lowell Town Hall, P.O. Box 157, Lowell, Indiana 46356 or [email protected].

Post Date: January 12
Closing Date: Until Filled

Legal Services, Town of New Harmony

The town council of New Harmony Town Council is requesting proposals for legal services to the town government and council. Please submit proposals for consideration, including descriptions of services, fees and experience. Information about New Harmony at www.newharmony-in.gov. Send proposals to New Harmony Town Hall, PO Box 340, 520 Church Street, New Harmony, IN 47631 or by email to [email protected].

Post Date: January 12
Closing Date: Until Filled

City Attorney, City of South Bend

The City of South Bend Common Council is seeking a highly qualified individual or law firm to provide professional legal representation to the Common Council as an entity, including legislative counsel services and general counsel services.

Pursuant to Section 2-7.2(b) of the South Bend Municipal Code – The Council Attorney shall be responsible to see that all ordinances and resolutions requested by Council Members are drafted; shall review all proposed ordinances and resolutions as to form and legality; shall advise the Office of the City Clerk as to all matters regarding publication and codification of ordinances; and shall give legal advice as requested by the Common Council, its committees and its members. (Ord. No. 6144-77 1; Ord. No. 7929-88, 1).

Job Description
Post Date: December 20
Closing Date: Until Filled

Deputy Director of Venues, Parks & Arts, City of South Bend

The City of South Bend has created a new department, Venues, Parks and Arts that includes an Experience Division, the creative group of VPA driving events, development, promotion and community outreach. We are seeking inspired individuals who thrive in an open, creative office that fosters collaboration, promotes innovation and allows efficient exchanges of information.

The Deputy Director of Venues, Parks & Arts will assist the Executive Director in planning and managing the activities of the department to ensure excellence within the Venues, Parks and Arts Department. The Deputy Director has direct oversight of all divisions and administrative units.

Job Description
Post Date: December 20
Closing Date: Until Filled

Auditor I, City of Indianapolis

The Auditor I position is responsible for assisting Senior Auditors in the performance of audit activities that are in compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). Activities include researching information, testing data, writing reports, and presenting results to executive management. Programs and activities are designed to serve all city-county entities and employees by strategically utilizing staff resources to add value to other city-county agencies/departments by enhancing accounability and transparency and contributing thought leadership to promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement and establish best practices and outcomes in internal audit. Additionally, this position is responsible for providing staff support of the Audit Committee.

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

Auditor II, City of Indianapolis

The Auditor II position is responsible for performing audit activities that are in compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). Incumbents will be assigned advanced audits, and are expected to perform all aspects of an audit; including researching information, testing data, developing recommendations, writing reports and presenting results to executive management. Programs and activities are designed to serve all city-county entities and employees by strategically utilizing staff resources to add value to other city-county agencies/departments by enhancing accountability and transparency and contributing thought leadership to promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement and establish best practices and outcomes in internal audit. Additionally, this position is responsible for performing staff support of the Audit Committee. Will apply Six Sigma financial, operational and organizational auditing and procedures focused on performance improvement analytical skills to conduct assessments of management control environments and determine overall effectiveness, efficiency and accountability of business operations and resource utilization.

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

Deputy Director – Internal Audit, City of Indianapolis

The Deputy Director – Internal Audit is responsible to the director for developing and managing the city-county internal audit program, and serves as the chief administrative officer for the Office of Audit & Performance. In particular, this position develops policies, procedures and strategies for the effective operation of audit activities; and fraud, waste, and abuse assessments. Additionally, this position is responsible for managing the contract for the external audit of the city-county financial statements. Programs and activities are designed to serve all city-county entities and employees by strategically utilizing staff resources to add value to other city-county agencies/departments by enhancing accountability and transparency and contributing thought leadership to promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement and establish best practices and outcomes in internal audit.

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

Senior Auditor, City of Indianapolis

The Senior Auditor is primarily responsible for executing, and supervising junior staff in executing attestation, financial and performance audits in accordance with the Government Accountability Office’s Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS). Attestation engagements include examinations, reviews, or an agreed-upon procedures report on an assertion that it is the reponsibility of another party. Financial audits assess an entity’s financial reports to determine if they are in accordance with recognized accounting standards and without material misstatements. Performance audits formulate conclusions based on an evaluation of operational activities and systems of management. All types of audits provide objective analysis to assist executive management in using the information to improve program performance and operations, reduce costs, facilitate decision making, or initiate corrective action; as well as contribute to public accountability. Senior auditors are expected to perform all aspects of attestation, financial and performance audits; including planning, researching information, testing data, developing recommendations, writing reports, and presenting results to executive management. Additionally, senior auditors are responsible for training junior staff and managing staff projects.

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

Utility/Street Superintendent, Town of Brookston

The Town of Brookston, IN seeks an experienced and detail oriented leader for the position of Utility/Street Superintendent. The Town Manager reports directly to the Town Board and will oversee the Town’s utilities and public service operations.

The Utility/Street Superintendent will supervise utility employees (Power, Water & Wastewater) and have oversight of the operational budget for Town services. Candidates for the Utility/Street Superintendent position should have demonstrated experience managing public utilities nad 5 to 7 years of experience supervising employees. Utility/Street Superintendent will need to hold or be able to secure appropriate certifications for Water (WT3 & DSS) and Wastewater (Class 2) and (CDL) driver’s license. Electrical distribution knowledge is preferred for the oversight of Brookston’s Electric Utility. Demonstrated experience collaborating with other agencies or government contractors would be preferred.

Preferred candidates for the position will be a resident of Brookston or able to relocate within a reasonable amount of time. Please submit a cover letter, resume, copies of current certifications and the contact information for 3 professional references to the Brookston Town Hall, 205 W. 3rd Street, Brookston, IN 47923.

Post Date: December 8
Closing Date: Until Filled

Plan Commission Director, Town of Cicero

Town of Cicero is seeking a Plan Commission Director. Position is responsible for policy development, program planning, procedural development, administration and operational direction of the planning commission to achieve annual departmental goals and objectives. This position will serve as liaison for the plan commisssion, BZA and Town Council. This position includes attending meetings, reviewing plans, issuing permits, code enforcement and working with other related agencies as needed. The position will need to be a certified building inspector. A complete job description will be posted on the ciceroin.org website along with the employment application. This is a full-time position with benefits. Inquiries and completed application may be sent to [email protected].

Post Date: December 1
Closing Date: Until Filled

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