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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 



Assistant City Manager
The Assistant City Manager is a member of the senior  management team and a recognized community leader and will  have a strong commitment to customer service, dedication to community interaction and involvement, and understanding of the  importance in managing a well-educated and involved citizenry.  

Assistant Teacher (Zoo Sprouts)

The Assistant Teacher position contributes to the mission of Sunset Zoo by providing a safe environment and developmentally age-appropriate activities for Sunset Zoo's nature-based early childhood program.  

Director of Human Resources
The Director of Human Resources provides vision, leadership, planning, and project management in all areas of human resources including employee and labor relations/collective bargaining; risk and benefit administration; and training and organizational development programs and processes.  

Senior Planner - Current Planning  
The Senior Planner directs all aspects of current planning by supervising the implementation of adopted plans through applicable City Codes, Ordinances, Policies and Regulations, and by directing the planning, zoning and development review process.  

Stormwater Engineer  
The Stormwater Engineer directs, develops plans, manages, and coordinates the design and implementation of public storm sewer system improvements for the City of Manhattan.  This position is fiscally responsible for the management of the stormwater fund.