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[Posted 2020-01-18]

Housing & Economic Development Planner - City of Council Bluffs

Position Closing: 1/31/2020

Summary: An employee in this class performs professional level work involving the planning, administration, and completion of community and economic development; redevelopment; housing; and human services projects and programs.

Some of the Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers programs for Housing and Economic Development Division:
    • Manages the preparation of applications associated with the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships, Lead Hazard Reduction Program, FEMA Emergency Shelter Grant, Environmental Protection Agency, and other state and federal programs
    • Prepares and processes grant applications for local, state, and federal agencies
    • Ensures compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations
    • Recommends program policies and operating procedures and suggests resolution for noncompliance and complaints
  • Represents the Community Development Department:
    • Serves on interdepartmental committees
    • Represents the division and department before the Community Development Advisory
    • Committee, FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program, and other groups dealing with
      community and economic development
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required

The original PDF for the Job Description.

The City’s Employment Opportunities page can be found at the following link: https://mss.councilbluffs-ia.gov/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx


[Posted 2020-01-18]

Planner - City of Papillion, Nebraska

Position Closing: 2/3/2020 11:59PM CST

General Purpose: Under the general direction of County Administration, perform a variety of routine and complex technical, professional, administrative, and supervisory work in the enforcement of codes, regulations, and ordinances governing building construction, alteration, demolition, and repair, requiring considerable responsibility and independent judgment. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for performing all essential functions, and possessing the requisite knowledge, skill, abilities and minimum requirements of Inspector staff.

Some of the Essential Functions: Manage daily operations of the Planning Division; assign, direct the work of, and provide guidance to assigned staff including conducting performance evaluations and making recommendations on hiring and disciplinary matters.
Oversee and participate in the research, development, implementation, and management of the County's Comprehensive Plan in all areas, including transportation, land use, housing, infrastructure, neighborhood development, capital improvements and conservation and natural resource management.
Assist with the development, implementation, and identification of planning/zoning needs within and around the County.
Review and revise adopted Comprehensive Plan, Future Land Use Map, zoning Map, Zoning and Subdivision Regulations, and other County regulations.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, Elected and Appointed Officials, County employees, attorneys, law enforcement, vendors, contractors, other agencies, and the general public.
Collaborate with surrounding governmental entities on planning and development to ensure consistency in development standards.
Attend public and official forums concerning planning projects, present information on how issues are addressed, and provide projected impact (regarding development plans).
Prepare agendas and present plans to the Planning Commission, Board of Equalization, and County Board.

Additional information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sarpycountyne/jobs/2684632/planner


[Posted 2020-01-18]

Building Official - City of Papillion, Nebraska

Position Closing: 2/3/2020 11:59PM CST

General Purpose: Under the general direction of County Administration, perform a variety of routine and complex technical, professional, administrative, and supervisory work in the enforcement of codes, regulations, and ordinances governing building construction, alteration, demolition, and repair, requiring considerable responsibility and independent judgment. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for performing all essential functions, and possessing the requisite knowledge, skill, abilities and minimum requirements of Inspector staff.

Some of the Essential Functions: Manage daily operations of the Building and Permits Division; assign, direct the work of, and provide guidance to assigned staff including conducting performance evaluations and making recommendations on hiring and disciplinary matters.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, supervisors, Elected and Appointed Officials, County employees, attorneys, law enforcement, vendors, contractors, other agencies, and the general public.
Review required documentation and oversee the issuance of permits, certificates, inspections, and other associated items; correct construction plans and specifications to ensure compliance with applicable codes, ordinances, and regulations.
Interpret and explain building and housing codes to engineers, architects, contractors, homeowners, and other interested parties.
Perform plan reviews and inspections for building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing.
Respond to customer inquiries in person, over the telephone, and email, explaining policies, codes, regulations, and guidelines.
Collaborate with surrounding governmental entities to ensure consistency in construction-related standards.
Attend public and official forums concerning building projects, disaster recovery, and other associated meetings; present information on how issues are addressed, and provide projected impact and resolution.

Addtional information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sarpycountyne/jobs/2684555/building-official 


[Posted 2019-12-18]

Deputy City Administrator - City of Papillion, Nebraska

Position open until filled. EOE

The City of Papillion, Nebraska, is seeking a Deputy City Administrator to work alongside the City Administrator. The Deputy Administrator works independently managing multiple department heads and serves a significant role on the leadership team. Papillion is a rapidly growing community located in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan area. Currently, Papillion’s population is 23,889 and projected to increase to 90,000. Strong Papillion economic growth provides the Deputy City Administrator new and exciting opportunities. Papillion’s elected officials value experience, education, and job performance, and therefore pay top dollar to recruit and retain the best talent in the region.

Starting salary range $89,038 - $116,973 DOQ. Excellent benefits. Exempt position. Interested applicants should apply online on the City’s website page at www.papillion.org under Human Resources, Applicant Portal. Profile document: https://www.papillion.org/DocumentCenter/View/6227/Deputy-City-Adminstrator-Profile-

Interested applicants, please apply at:
https://www.papillion.org/218/Human-Resources

For more information on this position, contact:
Amber Powers, Assistant City Administrator
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(402)597-2032