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Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Manhattan. Applicants should be 18 years old or older for most positions, but no younger than 16 for any position. Browse through the following list of available job opportunities. More details, application instructions and additional information is available on our Career Portal.

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Available Full-Time Positions


Recreation Supervisor — Youth Sports
Plans, directs, coordinates, supervises and evaluates to assure sufficient and quality programs for youth sports activities and special events.

Plant Operator — Water Treatment Plant
Operates and maintains lime softening water treatment plant, pump stations, water wells, storage tanks and supporting equipment.

Firefighter
Applicants must meet all qualifications, possess EMT certification and be available for fire academy starting May 22, 2017.

Maintenance Worker I — Parks
Provides labor, operates machinery and various equipment to assist in routine construction, maintenance and special event setup for the parks division.

I.S. Support Specialist/iSeries
Responsible for the analysis, design, development and testing of computer programs on an IBM i5 iSeries.

Assistant Director of Community Development
Directs the city’s planning division and its long-range and current planning and zoning administration activities, as well as the grants division and its various activities.

Engineering Aide I/II — Inspection
Oversees public works construction project to ensure they are constructed according to approved plans and specifications.

Assistant City Attorney
Serves as legal counsel to the municipality and performs legal work in local government law.