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NOTICES/RFPs - (Notice-to-Bidders Posting Fact Sheet)


IAMU will post classified ads from member cities and utilities on this page at no charge. At the discretion of IAMU, space may be granted to other entities for a fee, with ads placed in 30-day increments (contact Josh Trout at link below for more information). Member ads will be displayed for approximately two months, or until a specified deadline in ad copy, or until notice is received to remove the ad.

IAMU member utilities can email ad copy directly to Josh Trout at Non-members should contact Josh via email or phone (515-289-1999) to arrange placement.

Post Your Job Searches On The VEC Website:
When distributing help wanted ads for city and utility positions, IAMU suggests you also post your ad at the Veterans Employment Center (VEC) website  The VEC jobs website is designed to allow easy access to job opportunities for Reserve Component Service Members of the U.S. military.  Employers who register at the site can post unlimited help wanted ads on the site and can get direct access to qualified candidates who have already received background checks and security clearances. There is no charge to utilize this service.

- Help Wanted -

Electric Superintendent

City of Pocahontas, IA (pop. 1,789).  Progressive community located in NW Iowa.  Candidates for the Electric Superintendent position will receive preferred status with journeyman status and electrical knowledge in underground and overhead installation for primary and secondary systems.  Preferred candidate will be a graduate of a technical school and experience with the operation of diesel generation equipment.  Experience in the administration / management of a municipal utility or similar will be considered a plus as well as experience in diesel generation, operation and/or maintenance. An Iowa Class B CDL with air brake endorsement within 30 days of hire.  A pre-employment physical and drug screen is required.  Residency within the city’s electric service territory is required.  Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Pocahontas Municipal Utilities offers competitive wages based on experience and skill level, an excellent benefits package that includes a vacation and sick leave package, and health insurance. Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

City Administrator
City of Pocahontas
PO Box 69
Pocahontas, IA  50574

Posted 11-15-17

Water / Sewer Superintendent

($27.00-$30.00/ Hour DOQ plus Comprehensive Benefit Package) 


The City of Denver, Iowa (Pop. 1,780) is accepting applications for the Water / Sewer Superintendent position.  Duties include all aspects of public works including water plant / distribution, sewer plant and collections system, streets, parks, cemetery, building and property maintenance.  Position requires an A.A. Degree and a Class B CDL.  Residency is required within 3 miles of Denver.  Candidate should have basic construction and /or mechanical skills and have a Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade II, Water Distribution Grade II and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade II Certifications on the date of hire with the ability to obtain a Grade III Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator within 1 Year from date of hire.  Applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and salary history to the City of Denver, 100 Washington Street, Denver, Iowa 50622.  The deadline for submitting the application materials is December 14, 2017.  EOE


Posted 11-14-17

Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Superintendent

City of Sioux City, Iowa.

$34.77-$48.68 per hr.

This position will lead a skilled team of 25-28 personnel including Operations, Maintenance, Laboratory, FOG, Pretreatment, and Renewable Fuels. The person selected will develop and oversee an operating budget of approximately $7 million with a large capital improvement program budget. In the next two years approximately $33 million are planned to be spent on the facility. This position will help guide the final design and provide oversight of a Renewable Fuels project. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years supervisory experience, including responsibility for both maintenance and operations, preferably in a Grade III or Grade IV wastewater treatment facility. Must be able to acquire an Iowa Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Operators certification within one year of appointment.

Applications will be taken until position filled.

For complete job description, qualifications and application visit our website

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Posted 11-3-17

City Clerk

The City of Villisca is accepting applications/resumes for a CITY CLERK.  This full-time position reports to the City Council.  This individual is accountable for the administration of policy and the day-to-day operations of the City of Villisca, Iowa.

Duties require accuracy, confidentiality, independent judgment and proficiency.  Job requires BA degree in public administration, accounting, finance, business administration OR five years of experience in a related field.  Salary dependent on qualifications.

Full job description and applications are available at City Hall or can be downloaded at  Please submit applications to: City Hall ATTN: Mayor Halda at 318 S. 3rd Avenue Villisca, IA 50864 or email to: 

The City of Villisca is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Posted 11-7-17

Senior Financial Analyst

Muscatine Power and Water has an immediate opening for a Sr. Financial Analyst to develop integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, reports, and presentations; create and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual reports; and ensure integrity of financial information through appropriate internal control procedures. 

This position will routinely confer with members of senior management regarding operational assessments and opportunities.  This position is responsible to research, select, compile, and analyze financial data to produce business information, to advise/support decisions for business operations, recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems. Other duties include:   supervise the activities of Accounting personnel, management and support of budget and projections activities, assist in cash flow analysis and cash investment recommendations, and monitor and support taxation issues, payroll, property, sales & use, etc.

Bachelor degree in accounting required.  Minimum 5 years accounting experience with progressive responsibility; public utility or governmental experience preferred. 

For more information on this rewarding opportunity, and to apply, visit our Careers page at or send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to   

Pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check required.


Posted 11-2-17

Administrative Assistant

Muscatine Power and Water is NOW HIRING for an Administrative Assistant in our Supply Chain Department, an EXCITING role with UNLIMITED possibilities!


A day in the shoes of an Administrative Assistant in Supply Chain at MP&W includes performing diverse secretarial duties and administrative functions requiring confidentiality, initiative and sound decision-making.  You will be in charge of ensuring effective record keeping of the procurement log, performing purchase order reviews, and taking pictures of contractors and visitors as needed.  Relying on excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively handle multiple priorities is an absolute requirement.  You will need to adapt procedures, processes and techniques to the completion of assignments and ensure that they are in line with the department's activities and goals. Additionally, you will exercise your independent judgment, escalating serious or unique problems to higher levels.  Your level of knowledge in the MS Office Suite will need to be proficient in this position.


Full of learning opportunities and the ability to make this position your own.  Does this sound like the kind of work day you would like to have? Apply today at or send resumes to Competitive salary, excellent benefits, great company!



Posted 11-2-17

Manager - Wastewater Services

Denison Municipal Utilities of Denison, Iowa (population 8,298) is accepting applications for the position of Manager - Wastewater Services.  Applicant must have the ability to provide leadership, direction and planning for our wastewater treatment department and oversee all aspects of wastewater collection and treatment. High School graduate, minimum 2-years supervisory experience in the operations of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment plants, Grade IV Iowa Operator Wastewater Certification (or ability to receive a Grade IV within 6 months) and possession of a CDL required. Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Submit cover letter and resume by November 23, 2017 to: General Manager, Denison Municipal Utilities, P.O. Box 518, Denison, Iowa, 51442, Phone: 712-263-4154.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Posted 10-23-17

General Manager

The City of Creston Water Works is seeking a General Manager who is responsible for supervision, coordination and performance of the Water Works facilities, employees and equipment. The General Manager will be under the administrative direction of the City of Creston Water Works Board of Trustees.  The General Manager will plan, develop, coordinate and organize effective operation of all water works functions within the City of Creston, which includes financial, maintenance, operating and comprehensive planning for water production and distribution to the City of Creston and Southern Iowa Rural Water Association at point of delivery.

The General Manager will inform and advise the Board of Trustees of departmental needs. Oversee and recommend all departmental purchases and inventory management. Oversee overtime as needed. Participate in and recommend hiring, promotion, demotion, discharge or other disciplinary actions to the Board of Trustees. Resolve employee grievances according to Personnel Policy Manual and laws, rules and regulations as set forth by state and federal guidelines. The General Manager will be responsible for staff training, evaluations and duty assignments. Ensure safety compliance in all phases of work. Conduct formal performance evaluations.  Attend approved training to improve abilities, evaluate new ideas and receive necessary continuing education.

The General Manager will need to coordinate with City Administrator and department heads in preparation and execution of Capital Improvement Plan and function as the contact person and liaison officer of the City pertaining to the Creston Water Department. Work with and assist engineers on coordinating engineering and inspection of all Water Works projects. Assist the engineer in review of all plats, zoning requests and similar items submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission as related to the activities of the Creston Water Works Department.

Submit timely reports as required by the state and federal authorities governing public water suppliers. Submit departmental bills timely for approval. Keep daily logs of hours expended by tasks and departments. The General Manager will need to be available 24/7 for off-hour emergencies and/or consultation and be able to respond if necessary. The City of Creston Water Works retains the authority to change the job duties at any time.

The City of Creston Water Works General Manager is expected to live within a five mile radius of Creston. Salary will be commensurate with experience. High school graduate or equivalent required; Associates Degree or higher in field relating to public water works preferred.  Strong leadership and management skills required. Five years in public water works preferred. Five years experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity preferred. Water Treatment Grade IV certification required, Water Distribution Grade III certification required, Wastewater Grade I certification required or be able to obtain the grades within six months from date of hire.

The City of Creston Water Works will be accepting resumes and cover letters until the position is filled, however resumes received by December 1st, 2017 will be given first consideration. Please send resumes and salary requirements to: City of Creston Water Works, 820 South Park Street, PO Box 405, Creston, Iowa 50801. Resumes and cover letters will be accepted by regular mail, ground mail, fax (641)782-9267 or email at The City of Creston Water Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages minorities, and women to apply.

Posted 10-18-17

Utilities Superintendent

City of Falls City, NE

Due to the planned retirement of the current Utility Superintendent, the Board of Public Works/Falls City Utilities (FCU) is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Superintendent. Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license. Bachelors or associates degree preferred, but not required. Five years related experience in utility maintenance and/or construction, to include three years in a supervisory position. Nebraska Grade 2 water and Class III wastewater operator licenses preferred. Applicant must be highly motivated with a great work ethic. The Utility Superintendent has direct responsibility for the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services to the community of Falls City, NE, and FCU service areas. FCU is governed by a five-member Board of Public Works appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Falls City City Council for staggered five-year terms. FCU employs 33 staff members working in utility operations, consisting of electric generation and distribution, natural gas distribution, water treatment and distribution and wastewater collection. Reporting to the Board of Public Works, the FCU Utility Superintendent is responsible for all aspects of FCU operations.


Starting salary is negotiable. Excellent employee health insurance, 6% pension match, and other excellent benefits. The position will remain open until filled. A more detailed job description and applications are available on the city’s website or at the City Office (2307 Barada Street). Applications can be submitted on the city’s website, emailed to, mailed to 2307 Barada Street, Falls City, Nebraska 68355, or submitted in person at the City Office.


Posted 10-13-17

City Administrator

Anamosa, Iowa. (Population – 5,533).  Progressive community in east central Iowa located at the junction of U.S. Highway 151 and Iowa Highway 64 is seeking an energetic leader for the position of city administrator.

Salary range is $75,000 to $95,000, depending upon qualifications, with full range of benefits.  The city administrator directly oversees all municipal departments, including city hall, water, wastewater, streets, parks & recreation, police, library, building, zoning, and finance, which includes 27 full time employees and an annual operating budget of $5.9 million.  The F.Y. 2017-18 city budget also includes $6.4 million in capital projects.

The city administrator is also responsible for supervision of contracts, oversight of city property, management of capital improvement projects, and keeping the six member city council and mayor fully advised of the city’s financial condition and overall future needs.

Qualifications include four year college degree in public or business administration or related field and 3 or more years of experience in a public sector management position.  Residency requirement is in effect.

Potential candidates can view a community/position profile on the City’s website (, after it has been posted on November 3rd.  Application materials requested include:  a cover letter, resume, salary history, and five work related references.

Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled with the first review of applications on November 13, 2017.  Confidential applications should be sent to Patrick Callahan, c/o Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC 417 Kaitlynn Avenue, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 or send to

Contact:  Patrick Callahan
Callahan Municipal Consultants, LLC
  (563) 599-3708

Posted 10-2-17

Public Works Department

City of Stuart

Full Time Position


  • CDL required within 6 months
  • Wastewater Certification of Grade (1) Required within 1 year

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please send resume or apply in person at

Stuart City Hall
119 E. Front Street
P. O. Box 370
Stuart, Iowa 50250

Position open until filled.

Posted 9-27-17

Electric Line Foreman

Montezuma Municipal Light and Power is seeking applications for a full time Electric Line Foreman position with the opportunity to advance to Superintendent position.  Journeyman Status or Equivalent Experience required.

Qualified applicant must be a self-starter capable of managing multiple projects at one time, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability and skill to install, maintain and operate all of the overhead and underground electric distribution and transmission lines. Must have or be able to obtain a class B CDL with air brake endorsement. 

Experience in the administration / management of a municipal utility or similar will be considered a plus as well as experience in diesel generation, operation and/or maintenance.

Montezuma is the county seat of Poweshiek County with approximately 1,460 residents, a peak load of 7.5 MW,  10.5 MW of diesel generation, and 3.6 MW ownership in the WS4 coal plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Montezuma is located on highway 63 just 8 miles south of Interstate 80.  Iowa City is 60 minutes to the East, Des Moines 60 minutes to the West, Waterloo/Cedar Falls 60 minutes to the North, and Ottumwa 60 minutes to the South.

Montezuma has a very modern Pre–K thru grade 12 school facility all located on the same campus.

Check us out at

MMLP offers competitive wages based on experience and skill level, an excellent benefits package that includes a vacation and sick leave package, health and dental insurance. Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Applicants should send cover letter and resume including employment history and salary expectations by email to Superintendent Montezuma Municipal Light and Power -


Posted 9-25-17

  - FOR SALE -



INSTALLATION of Two Diesel Generators for ALta Municipal Utilities - Alta, Iowa

Sealed bids will be received by the Utility Manager of Alta Municipal Utilities (AMU) of Alta, Iowa at City Hall, 223 South Main Street, Alta, Iowa before 1:00 p.m. on the 7th day of December 2017, for the installation of two diesel electric generators in the City of Alta, Iowa and for Alta Municipal Utilities.  At the above time and place all bids received by Alta Municipal Utilities will be opened and publicly read with the results being reported to the Alta Municipal Utilities Board at their meeting on December 11th, 2017 at 4:30 p.m., at City Hall, 223 South Main Street, Alta, Iowa, at which time and place the Alta Municipal Utilities Board will consider and may take action on the proposals submitted or at such time as may then be fixed.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 11-20-17

Furnishing and Delivery of a 69 KV Power Transformer for Wilton Municipal Light and power

Wilton Municipal Light and Power is seeking proposals to furnish and deliver a new 10 MVA Power Transformer with 69kV primary windings and 12.5kV secondary windings.

Proposals are due December 8th, 2017.

Read the full notice here.

Posted 11-20-17

Furnish Replacement Generator Control Panels for Mount Pleasant Municipal Utilities

Mount Pleasant Utilities is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to upgrade existing generator control panels with modern controls as a capital maintenance project.  The vendor is to furnish and deliver new door panels with control and protective devices mounted and wired for installation at the customer’s facility by the Utility. Proposals are due December 8th, 2017, at 2 PM, delivered to the MPU office at 509 North Adams, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, 52641.

Project Documents may be obtained by contacting David Charles at Shermco:

David Charles, P.E.
office 319.377.3377 | mobile 319.981.9892

Read the full notice here.

Posted 11-20-17

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