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.

Human Resource Professional/Mayor’s Office Administrative Assistant, City of Auburn

The Human Resource Professional / Mayor’s Office Administrative Assistant is an appointed full-time salaried position providing administrative and clerical support to the Mayor involving variable procedures or work methods using reasonable initiative and discretion, handles correspondence and calendar, and prepares materials for meetings and public speaking events.  Applicant must work in accordance with established policies and procedures to plan and coordinate Human Resource functions.  Responsible for coordinating the hiring, disciplining, and termination of employees according to State and Federal guidelines, while working with related department leaders and/or supervisors.  Ensures compliance with local, state, and Federal labor laws.  Coordinates workers’ compensation, safety programs and employee benefits.

Job Description
Post Date: June 16
Closing Date: July 14

Storm Water Engineer, Town of Chesterton

The Town of Chesterton is looking for a full-time Storm Water Engineer.  The staff position provides civil engineering services for designing and reviewing plans and specifications for the Town of Chesterton.  They also provide compliance with Storm Water design regulations, as well as review plans for subdivision and commercial development.  They manage/implement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Program for the Town.  

The minimum level of education, experience and certifications acceptable for the position is as follows: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Engineer in Training License, Professional Engineer Indiana License obtained within five (5) years from date of hire, and a valid Indiana Driver’s License. 

Position requirements include comprehension of sewer design/hydraulics, pavement and trail design, contracts and specifications, ADA regulations, surveying, and best safety practices.  The candidate should have the ability for specification writing and plan reading, municipal infrastructure design, time management, written and verbal communication, and customer service.  

Qualified candidates should send their resume to:  MS4 Coordinator, Town of Chesterton, 1490 Broadway, Suite 3, Chesterton, IN 46304; or email to [email protected].

Post Date: June 7
Closing Date: Until Filled

Building Commissioner, Town of Long Beach

The Town of Long Beach is searching for a part-time (20 hours per week) Building Commissioner. The position is responsible for the administration and enforcement of all building and zoning ordinances; recommends approval of building permits and manages contractor registrations; supervises 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. 

Position requirements are as follows: Indiana Registered Architect, Indiana licensed Professional Engineer, licensed and qualified general contractor, or Certified Building Inspector/Administrator required; experience working in a municipal setting is required; communication, organizational and basic computer skills are essential; and valid Indiana Drivers’ License.

Qualified candidates should send their resume to: P. J. Krueger-HR Solutions, LLC, 2608 Oriole Trail, Long Beach, IN 46360; Fax:(219) 872-0053; or email: [email protected]

Post Date: June 2
Closing Date: Until Filled

Parks Administrator, Monroe County

The Monroe County Parks and Recreation Board of Directors seeks to hire a strong leader with proven experience managing people, programs and facilities to lead its Parks Department. The successful applicant must possess the vision to maintain and develop a small, but active Parks Department, which serves a county with an estimated population of 145,496 people and which is home to Indiana University. The ability to raise funds, strategically plan and diplomatically handle diverse constituencies is required. 

Job Description
Post Date: June 2
Closing Date: June 23

IT Director, City of Davenport, IA

The Information Technology (IT) Director leads the IT Department as the central information technology agency for the City of Davenport.  This position is an executive-level department director that works collaboratively with the City’s team of department directors.  Under the direction of the Assistant City Administrator, this position develops and implements technology goals and has executive management-level responsibility for planning and directing the activities of departmental information systems through subordinate supervisors and administrators, technical support staff and consultants, and vendors coordinating with the IT Department.

More information about the position and application process is available online.

Post Date: June 2
Closing Date: June 30

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 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

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

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