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.

Director of Financial Services (Accounting Manager) – DCI, City of South Bend

The Director of Financial Services (Accounting Manager) – DCI manages and coordinates the financial operations for the City’s Department of Community Investment (DCI). Under the direction of the City Controller, works with the Executive Director of Community Investment to ensure effective fiscal management of DCI’s activities, including various Federal and State grant programs, Tax Increment Financing (TIF) allocation areas, and other departmental programs. Ensures accurate, timely accounting records for DCI and affiliated not-for-profit organizations.

Job Posting
Post Date: May 22
Closing Date: Until Filled

Financial Specialist – Senior, City of South Bend

The South Bend Financial Specialist – Senior performs primary financial management services for the Century Center. Prepares, examines and analyzes accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports; responsible for reviewing event settlements; for general oversight of the box office services and ticket outlet sales; for reconciling bank  statements; and serves as department payroll clerk and purchasing agent; provides assistance to the Civic Center Board of Managers as requested; and assists both private and State-appointed auditors as required.

Job Posting
Post Date: May 22
Closing Date: Until Filled

Zoning Specialist, City of South Bend

The Zoning Specialist (ZS) assists the Zoning Administrator in administering, regulating, monitoring, and enforcing land use ordinances, including the zoning ordinance. The ZS makes recommendations to the South Bend Plan Commission and the South Bend Board of Zoning Appeals. This position advises Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals by explaining policies, procedures, objectives, and actions on specific cases according to legal requirements. Responds to inquiries, provides technical assistance, and assists in the preparation and distribution of minutes, agenda, meeting notices, related documents, and reports as required; interprets and applies knowledge of zoning regulations and comprehensive plan to applications, such as rezoning, variances, special exceptions, improvement location permits, and appeals; and assists in preparation of zoning certifications and permits, including researching computer records, codes, and maps, reviewing documentation, inspecting sites as needed, and explaining procedures and legal requirements

Job Posting
Post Date: May 22
Closing Date: Until Filled

Chief Deputy Engineer, City of Valparaiso

Incumbent serves as Chief Deputy Engineer for the City of Valparaiso responsible for performing administrative, management, para-professional and professional engineering support to the Engineering Department and Director. This positiion assists in Management of Engineering Department providing administrative/technical support to members of the Department, other departments, and Leadership Team members; supervises assigned staff, including providing training, establishing work goals, and keeping supervisor and assigned staff informed of organization developments; serves as Project Manager for various projects including City roadway, utility, pathway, stormwater, and streetscape projects; and oversees work of consultants and contractors on capital improvement projects; administers site, right-of-way cut, and erosion control permits. 

Position Description
Post Date: May 14
Closing Date: Until Filled

Department of Public Works Director, City of Lawrence

The City of Lawrence is seeking to hire a Department of Public Works Director who has experience in the management and operations of public works with respect to plan review & approval for drainage, streets, and other public works duties in a municipal environment.

Position Description
Post Date: May 9
Closing Date: May 31

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 Mayor, Boards, Commissions, and departments during various legal proceedings, both in plaintiff and defense issues. 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. Conducts legal research and makes recommendations regarding legal cases pending with the City. Addresses citizen inquiries and complaints and refers citizens to the appropriate agency(s) related to city matters. Specialized areas of concentration and expertise include the following: litigation, real estate, redevelopment, contracts, business matters, code enforcement, tax law, general municipal law and finance, risk management, planning and zoning, and utilities. Takes all reasonable steps to maintain a safe work environment.

Job Posting
Post Date: May 8
Closing Date: May 29, 5:00 pm

Apprentice Lineman, City of Auburn

The City of Auburn Electric Department is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated individual to join our team as a full time Apprentice Lineman. This position receives on-the-job training close supervision to learn basic lineman tasks in the distribution of electric power, line maintenance and construction.  The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic, excellent problem solving skills, be motivated to serve others, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. 

Job Posting
Post Date: May 8
Closing Date: May 31

AMI Service Technician, City of Auburn

The City of Auburn Electric Department is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated individual to join our team as a full time AMI Service Technician, primarily responsible for the in-field maintenance of the Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) System, verification of AMI reads, and working with the installation and maintenance of load management devices.  The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic, excellent problem solving skills, be motivated to serve others, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. 

Job Posting
Post Date: May 8
Closing Date: May 31

Systems Support Specialist – Business Analyst, City of Auburn

The City of Auburn Electric Department is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated individual to join our team as a full time Systems Support Specialist – Business Analyst.  This position will assist the Superintendent and support staff with decision support technologies and processes applied in the operation of the City of Auburn Electric Department, with a strong focus on business analytics, reporting, data mining, and information process design.  Additionally, they will work with geographic information systems, database applications, AMI, SCADA, and various computing platforms. The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic, excellent problem solving skills, be motivated to serve others, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. 

Job Posting
Post Date: May 8
Closing Date: May 31

Police Officer, City of Crawfordsville

The Crawfordsville Police Department is accepting applications for Full Time Police Officer. Starting salary $52,275.05, benefits include Overtime, Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, Retirement Program, Clothing Allowance, Initiative Program. Applicants must be at least 21 years old, but not older than 35. Information regarding the hiring process can be found on the department website, www.crawfordsvillepolice.com  under the Employment tab. Applications may be picked up at the department Mon-Fri. 8:00am-4:00pm, 311 N. Green St Crawfordsville, IN or downloaded from the department website. Applications must be submitted to the department no later than 3:00 p.m. Thursday May 23rd. EOE

Post Date: April 29
Closing Date: May 23, 3:00 p.m.

Journeyman Lineworker, Town of Edinburgh

Town of Edinburgh Municipal Power and Light currently has an opening for a Journeyman Lineworker. The position is responsible for the proper installation, operation and maintenance of the electric transmission and distribution system and related facilities and equipment. Working as part of a team, the individual will use technical, analytical and interpersonal skills and electrical knowledge to deliver reliable electric service to Edinburgh Municipal Power and Light Department customers. Position is responsible for performing inspections, maintenance, operations and construction work on the substations, transmission, distribution and street lighting systems.

Position Posting
Post Date: April 22

Closing Date: Until Filled

Town Engineer, Town of Merrillville

Under general direction from the Town Manager, the Town Engineer performs professional and technical engineering duties within the guidelines of the Town’s engineering standards and details, Town Council and Town Manager. Perform supervisory and administrative duties in planning and coordinating the operation of Engineering Services.

Job Description
Post Date: April 15

Closing Date: May 31

Wastewater Department Collection System Operator, Town of Zionsville

The primary function of the collection system operator is maintaining 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 the Town of 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: April 2

Closing Date: Until Filled

Manager – GIS & Data, City of South Bend

The City of South Bend is searching for a Manager – GIS & Data to establish and implement standards and procedures for databases, schemas, data, and manage the associated software and hardware. The position will also schedule and manage projects and technical training and support for various city departments and other utility organizations.

Job Description
Post Date: April 15

Closing Date: Until Filled

Air Traffic Controller, City of Elkhart

As a certified professional controller in a tower facility, incumbent is responsible for the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of air traffic. Principal duties and responsibilities include separateing both IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) and VFR (Visual Flight Rules) traffic; sequences, spaces, and issues clearances and instructions to aircraft landing, departing or operating within a 5 nautical mile radius of the airport, and up to 3000 feet AGL (Above Ground Level); observing and recording weather observations hourly; taking special observations as required by Federal Meteorological Handbook FCM-HI-1995; and coordinating airport instrument operations with South Bend Approach Control.

Job Description
Post Date: April 2

Closing Date: Until Filled

Airport Maintenance Chief, City of Elkhart

Under the supervision of the Airport Department Head, the maintenance chief is responsible for assisting with administrative and supervisory duties associated with the operations of the Elkhart Municipal Airport. This position may recommend activities or methods, and evaluate and provide feedback required to meet safety, security, and maintenance needs. The Maintenance Chief may also assist in developing and enforcing airport policies and regulations. Incumbent acts on behalf of the Airport Department Head in his absence. This position is on call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, and is responsible for leading, supervising and motivating a team of Airfield Maintenance Technicians. Responsible for identifying opportunities for collaboration in the activities of this division with other divisions and departments throughout the City of Elkhart that promote and enhance effective, efficient and accountable operations.

Position Description
Post Date: March 4

Closing Date: Until Filled

Staff Engineer, City of Greenwood

The City of Greenwood is seeking a Staff Engineer.  Please review the job description for a general overview of duties and responsibilities.  This position reports to the City Engineer and is responsible for designing and/or reviewing construction plans, inspecting projects to ensure compliance with ordinances and technical specifications, providing support to City Departments, Boards, and Commissions.  Reviews residential, commercial and industrial development plans and makes on-site inspection for compliance with local ordinances/codes. Serves on Technical Review Committee.  Assists Sanitation, Stormwater, and Street Departments with planning and implementation of infrastructure improvement projects, including evaluating needs, developing long-range plans, receiving and investigating public complaints, inspecting/surveying project sites, and reviewing/approving construction plans, service agreements, bonding and/or legal documents, such as for storm and sanitary drainage and acquisition of rights-of-way and easements. Prepares specification and bid documents for annual Street Department maintenance contracts.  Must possess a Professional Engineer License in the state of Indiana.

Position Description
Post Date: February 27

Closing Date: Until Filled

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