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Engineering Technician – Riley County

Riley County is accepting applications for an Engineering Technician. Responsibilities include performing administrative and technical work, which involves monitoring and overseeing on-going activities of Public Works construction sites and projects to ensure procedures and materials comply with plans, codes, specifications and standards. Graduation from an accredited high school and 4 years experience in engineering and construction inspection work required. Must possess a Kansas Department of Transportation L.P.A. basic Certification or be able to acquire within six months of employment. Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications, thorough knowledge of construction techniques & materials is required. Applicant shall have or be able to obtain a valid Kansas driver’s license. Salary range is $20.78 - $22.97 per hour. Application and resume are required. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must submit to a pre-employment drug test. To obtain an application contact Riley County Clerk’s Office, 110 Courthouse Plaza, Manhattan, KS 66502, or visit our website, . Applications accepted until position is filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Riley County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IT Director - Pottawatomie County, KS

Anticipated Starting Salary:
 $65,000 - $70,000/year, DOQ

Position Responsibilities: Responsible for the operation of the Pottawatomie County computer network: plans, installs, maintains, manages and supports the county’s computer systems, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets, and other data communication systems.

This position maintains and analyzes existing hardware/software; troubleshoots and corrects errors in existing hardware/software; provides recommendations on future technology acquisitions; analyzes information provided by professional journals, vendors, and others regarding new product technology; provides technical assistance and training to all county personnel; makes enhancements to current software; periodically inventories computer utilization and support supplies; backs up data files; routinely conducts file maintenance; troubleshoots and assists with the maintenance of the county’s web site; works on specially assigned projects; and prepares various computer reports as required, among other duties.

Education/Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer or Information Systems, or directly related field preferred. Three to five years progressively responsible experience in computer systems, with three years in network administration required, plus MCITP Server Administrator Certification or equivalent. Combination of education and experience that provides the necessary qualifications may be considered.

Special Requirements: Possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license. 

Closing Date: Open until filled

TO APPLY: Visit For more information contact Human Resources, 785-457-3455 or Applicants recommended for employment are subject to post-offer pre-employment screening including a pre-employment drug test. Pottawatomie County is an EOE.

Assistant County Administrator/Finance Director – Saline County

This Assistant County Administrator/Finance Director is responsible for: monitoring and analyzing the revenues and expenditures of Saline County for budgetary, statutory and policy compliance; development and administration of the County’s risk management program; monitoring and projecting future revenues, expenditures and cash position; assisting with budget preparation and administration; managing the county Capital Improvement Program; identify operational efficiencies and cost alternatives; work with staff to comply with the County’s purchasing policies and procedures; oversee the execution of contracts, and inter-local agreements; research and carry out special projects; and assume the County Administrator’s duties in her/his absence.  The preferred education is a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a minimum graduation from an accredited four year college or university.  The candidate should be a strong writer with solid analytical skills. Creativity, self-initiation, and the ability to communicate well are highly desirable. A fundamental understanding of the principles of public administration, particularly public finance and budgeting, is required. Candidates should be able to work under conditions that often include short deadlines, discretion, and difficult decision-making. The ability to provide objective recommendations about resource allocation is vital to success.  Salary range $56,908-$87,214, DOQ.  For further information and to apply, go to  Application deadline is September 30, 2017.  EOE