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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


Building Inspector
The Building Inspector I/II is responsible for inspection and plan review of existing structures and new construction. Duties include inspections related to building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing systems, to assist in ensuring the safety and health of the citizens of Manhattan. This position primarily focuses on inspections and plan review related to the issuance of a permit to ensure compliance with the applicable codes, regulations, and ordinances.

Software Support Specialist
The Software Support Specialist is primarily responsible for the maintenance and administration of AS/400 (iSeries servers, multiple partitions), including message handling, command line utilities, work management, job and print control, device management, system configuration and security setups, backup and restore, client access application, external process and/or file transfer integration, and PTFs management. Responsible for supporting, implementing, and developing solutions for business related applications and processes. Day-to-day support of iSeries hardware / software footprint, implementation of specialized software and customer solutions, system integrations/transitions, troubleshooting customer environments, and reviewing/recommending systems designs and implementations.

The treasurer manages and optimizes the City's cash flow and revenue and evaluates fiscal decisions in order to meet financial obligations.  The treasurer provides investment management, debt management, and cash management processes.  In addition, this position forecasts cash flow positions and analyzes risk and reward of financial decisions for City departments and funded agencies.  The incumbent supervises lower level finance positions and performs special projects as assigned by City leadership.

Human Resources Technician I 
This position under general supervision provides a variety of confidential administrative, paraprofessional and technical support for services and programs in assigned areas. The HR Technician assists with the coordination of various functional areas such as, recruitment and selection, employee relations, compliance and compensation, benefits administration, onboarding, training and development, and employment.

​Available Temporary/Seasonal Positions


Seasonal Laborer - (Water Supply)
Seasonal Laborer - (WWTP)