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.

Town Manager, Town of Shipshewana

The Town of Shipshewana seeks a Town Manager reporting directly to the Town Council. The individual selected will have management responsibility for the daily operations of utilities, streets, parks, and facilities and a workforce of seven employees. The ideal candidate will possess a degree in public or business administration with experience in public administration and finance, human resource management, wastewater and water systems and grant procedures.

Strong oral and written communication skills are critical, as is the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic entrepreneurial community. Salary is commensurate with experience and abilities. The Town offers a competitive  benefit package.

Opening is the result of the retirement on June 30, 2017 of the current manager. Please submit cover letter and resume by the closing date of April 28, 2017 to [email protected] or by mail to Town of Shipshewana, Attention: Ruth Ann Downey Clerk/Treasurer, PO Box 486, Shipshewana, Indiana 46565.

The Town of  Shipshewana  is an EEO Employer  M/F/D/V

Post Date: March 8
Closing Date: April 28

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

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

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