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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


Staff Accountant
Responsible for implementing specialized accounting projects and daily accounting activities, and presenting monthly financial reports.

Community Relations Officer
We are looking for a positive team member to support the community relations functions of the Parks and Recreation Department. Demonstrated ability to develop creative marketing and promotional presentations, activity guides, customer success stories, social media, and Web content that provide desired results. Creative aptitude for planning and designing programs, events, collateral and campaign activities. Ability to partner successfully with internal and external associates, and ability to guide and mentor others. Must demonstrate follow through skills and dedication to complete projects from start to finish, confidence to use facts and past experience to make decisions based on the big-picture. Ability to enhance engagement and communication to foster internal and external customer service, focusing on a healthy work culture within the Parks and Recreation Department. Requires evening and weekend meeting attendance.

Custodian — Airport
Performs extensive cleaning and janitorial services for the airport terminal, tower, armory and administration office.

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

Water Treatment Plant Superintendent
Directs the services and operations of the city's water treatment system to provide a safe and adequate amount of potable water for domestic use and fire protection.

Temporary Part-Time Positions