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.

Redevelopment Director, Town of Highland

The Town of Highland is seeking energetic, professional and accomplished candidates for their next Redevelopment Director.  Ideal candidates will have well rounded experience in the public and/or private sectors with a focus in economic development, redevelopment and/or planning. The Redevelopment Director will have responsibilities that include leading the Town’s economic and redevelopment efforts, assist with planning efforts for corridor improvements and repurposing existing structures as well as working in conjunction with other departments to enhance the quality of life in Highland.  Highland is a family oriented community perfectly situated to afford its residents the advantages of small town living with easy access to nearby urban areas that offer additional educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. Located 21 miles from Chicago in northwest Indiana’s Lake County, Highland is minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan and the scenic Indiana Dunes. Highland residents also enjoy 250 acres of park land in their community. A progressive community with a stable tax base, Highland residents consider their community a close-knit, safe, welcoming place to live and raise their families. 

Job Posting
Post Date: May 18
Closing Date: June 16

Executive Director, Human Rights Department, City of Michigan City   

The City of Michigan City seeks applicants for full-time Executive Director of the Human Rights Department.  Responsible for management of the department and coordinating business activities of the Human Rights Commission, in addition to monitoring City contracts to determine compliance with affirmative action and local hiring requirements.  Duties include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing policies, programs and plans to ensure compliance with equal employment opportunity and nondiscrimination provisions of government legislation; monitoring the Local Hiring Ordinance; responding to requests from contractors and vendors for affirmative action compliance certifications and serving as spokesperson on affirmative action and diversity issues; attending bid openings for City-funded projects; developing and maintaining contacts with community organizations representing minority and protected class populations and interests; and investigating EEO complaints and preparing reports of findings.  Candidates should possess Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and possess excellent organizational and communication skills.  Must have knowledge of EEO regulations and civil rights laws.  Supervisory experience preferred.  

Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 8:00AM to 4:30PM at the Personnel Department in City Hall, 100 E Michigan Boulevard, Michigan City, IN 46360.

Post Date: May 16
Closing Date: May 24

Electric Department Superintendent, Town of Ferdinand   

The Town of Ferdinand is seeking applications from qualified persons for the position of Electric Department Superintendent. The work involves responsibility for the daily management and supervision of the Town’s Electric Department. This individual will be responsible for scheduling and directing the day-to-day and long-term activities of the electric department. Under supervision of the Town Manager, an employee in this position carries out work in accordance with the ordinances of the Ferdinand Town Council and should exercise independent judgment in carrying out technical duties of the work. An employee in this position is required to be on call at all times in order to direct staff during emergencies. Does related work as required.

Job Posting
Post Date: May 16
Closing Date: June 30

Police Officer, City of Warsaw   

City of Warsaw, Indiana is accepting applications for Police Officer to perform a wide variety of patrol and public assistance duties according to established departmental policies and standard police procedures. Active ILEA Officers may be eligible for lateral/longevity wage benefits. Applications are due on/by June 30, 2017. Applications and details and are available online at www.warsaw.in.gov. or at Warsaw City Hall, 102 S. Buffalo St, Warsaw.  EOE

Post Date: May 11
Closing Date: June 30

Chief Administrative Officer/Village Administrator, Village of Itasca, IL   

The Village of Itasca, Illinois, is an attractive, vibrant community located 27 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 6 miles west of O’Hare International Airport. With a resident population of 8,800 and proximity to major expressways and rail transportation, the Village offers an ideal balance of residential, commercial, industrial and open space. With an annual operating budget of $32 million, the Village government operates a full-time police department, community development department, public works department, a waste water treatment facility and a business office. Department heads report to the Village Administrator, who serves as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village. The Village Administrator reports directly to the Mayor, who presides over a six member elected Village Board. The Mayor and Village Board are currently conducting a search for a professional Village Administrator. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Village. He or she will work with the Mayor and Village Board collaboratively to set policy, address personnel issues, develop budgets, promote economic development, work with residents and businesses and address problems as they occur. He or she must be capable of guiding and working well with a group of professional and talented department heads and help set and follow a vision for the future. He or she must also work well with other municipal, county, state and federal government agencies, in a collaborative and leadership role.

Job Description
Post Date: May 9
Closing Date: June 30

Building Inspector, Town of McCordsville

The Town of McCordsville is search for a Building Inspector to perform inspections for all buildings to ensure compliance with codes and ordinance of the Town of McCordsville. Minimum of 2 years of experience as a building inspector, construction manager, or similar field is required.  Residential and commercial building inspector certifications are preferred.  Fire inspector certifications are also considered a benefit to the position.  The Town of McCordsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications accepted until June 1, 2017.  Send resumes to Ryan Crum at [email protected].  No phone calls please.  

Job Description
Post Date: May 7
Closing Date: June 1

Police Officer, City of Crawfordsville 

The Crawfordsville Police Department  will be accepting applications for a full time Police Officer. Applications may be picked up at the Crawfordsville Police Department, 311 N. Green St. Crawfordsville, IN 47933 or downloaded from the department website at www.crawfordsvillepolice.com. Applications must be returned to the department  by Friday May 19, 2017 at 3:00pm. For further information please contact Administrative Assistant Sue Ann Anderson at (765)362-3762 ext. 226 

Post Date: April 19
Closing Date: May 19

Wastewater Treatment Plant Laborer, Town of Brownsburg

The Town of Brownsburg is seeking a WWTP Laborer. Excellent benefits available. Employee serves as a Laborer for the Wastewater Department, responsible for ensuring maintenance of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and Sewer Collection System. This position assists in the daily operations of the Wastewater Department including but not limited to: assist with all aspects of the department activities such as municipal lift stations, maintain sewage and stormwater collection system, operation of specialized equipment such as sewer televising system and jet/vac truck, building and ground repair and maintenance, and wastewater treatment plant equipment repair and maintenance.

View the position and apply online.

Post Date: April 19
Closing Date: Until Filled

Town Marshal, Town of Ingalls

The Town of Ingalls is accepting resumes for the position of the Town Marshal. The Town Marshal manages the daily operations of the Town Police Department. In Addition to administrative duties, the Town Marshal performs investigative and general police work involving the protection of life and property, apprehension of criminals, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and preservation of peace. Work normally involves patrols, investigation and traffic enforcement duties. Compensation will be between $45,000.00 and $52,000.00, and includes five (5) sick day and a health package.

Resumes must be submitted to the attention of the Ingalls Clerk-Treasurer at 227 N. Swain Street, P.O. Box 277, Ingalls, IN 46048, by 3:00 p.m. on May 22, 2017.

Post Date: April 19
Closing Date: May 22

Accounting Manager, Electric Department, Tell City

Tell City is searching for an Accounting Manager. Applicants must have 4 year degree and 3-5 years’ experience. Working knowledge and proficient with Microsoft Office and Utility software. Supervisor of administrative office staff. Human Resource experience preferred. Responsible for financial statements and analysis.

Send resumes to: Tell City Electric Department, 601 Main Street, PO Box 9, Tell City, IN  47586.

Post Date: April 6
Closing Date: Until Filled

Utility Operator Assistant, Town of Otterbein

This position is to assist the Certified Operator and learn the requirements of a Class ll Waste Water Facility and WT3 Water Facility as well as addressing issues and maintenance in the distribution and collection system.

Requirements include high School diploma/GED; strong teamwork/communication skills; ability to succeed in training of lab procedures and maintenance processes of wastewater and water facilities; ability to lift 50-80lbs frequently; ability to work with waste material and solids; ability to work weekends and holidays when needed including 24 hour on-call for emergencies; ability to carry out duties independently when needed; must have and maintain a valid Indiana Driver’s License; and must be able to pass a background check and E-verify authorization.

Preferred Skills are not required and include ability to operate backhoe/skid steer; good mathematic skills; plumbing experience; experience working with pumps; computer Skills (database entry, excel); and experience in the water works field.

This position’s main responsibility will be assisting the certified utility operator, but will also work with the street and parks department. Duties that the employee may be asked to assist with may include but are not limited to the following: snow removal; grounds maintenance (mowing, limb chipping, weed eating and spraying); and road maintenance (cold patch, street painting and sign maintenance).

Please send cover letter, resume and references to [email protected].

Post Date: April 4
Closing Date: Until Filled

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

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