***PILLOW CLEANING***  Kraft Pillow Service at Goering Hardware Friday April 25th 8 am to 4 pm.
***CITY WIDE GARAGE SALES***  Saturday April 26th.  Registration forms need to be turned in at Goering Hardware by April 19, 2014.

POSITION AVAILABLE:      Office Assistant     

Applications will be taken until May 9, 2014 at 5:00 pm


The City of Moundridge is a local Municipal Government that provides efficient, high quality general government services along with water, gas, electrical and waste water utilities.  The Office Assistant (OA) is responsible for Utility Billing and providing general administrative support to the entire City of Moundridge staff, this position reports to the Office Manager.  The OA provides specific support to special projects and events.  The OA must be adept at producing high-quality documents (Word, Excel) and presentations (PowerPoint) under tight deadlines, therefore knowledge of Ward, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook is essential.  Multi-tasking and prioritizing workflow are essential to succeed in this role.  The OA should be able to communicate in an articulate manner (written, verbal) and be accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment.  
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Serving as the primary receptionist (answering and directing incoming calls and greeting, directing and assisting visitors and receiving payments);
Maintaining contacts and calendars via Outlook;
Ordering, stocking and distributing office supplies;
Scanning documents, making photocopies, sending faxes, shredding documents;

Planning and scheduling meetings and appointments;

Organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files;

Maintaining general office tidiness;
Providing direct administrative support to the office manager;

Helping with public presentations;

Attending and assisting with community events;

Assisting with special projects;

Running errands and performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned;

Attend professional training and development events and workshops;
Other tasks as assigned


Qualifications:
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, problem solver, detail-oriented, energetic and highly organized.  Must be a team player and have outstanding writing, editing, data entry and proofreading skills.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects are essential.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.  A minimum of one year experience in reception and/or data entry is required, bookkeeping and basic knowledge of accounting.  Bilingual a plus but not required.


To Apply:
Submit cover letter and resume to:  The City of Moundridge, PO Box 636, Moundridge, Ks 67107; or rfrazer@moundridge.com .  Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted.  The City of Moundridge is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

PROCLAMATION


Celebrating 46 Years of Fair Housing

City of Moundridge

WHEREAS, THE Congress of the United States passed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, of which Title VIII declared that the law of the land would now guarantee the rights of equal housing opportunity; and


WHEREAS, THE City of Moundridge is committed to the mission and intent of Congress to provide fair and equal housing opportunities for all, and today, many realty companies and associations support fair housing laws; and


WHEREAS, THE Fair Housing groups and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have, over the years, received thousands of complaints of alleged illegal housing discrimination and found too many that have proved upon investigation to be violations of the fair housing laws; and


WHEREAS, EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY IS A CONDITION OF LIFE IN OUR City that can and should be achieved,


I, Gary Fisher Mayor of Moundridge, on behalf of its citizens, do hereby proclaim the month of April as


FAIR HOUSING MONTH


And express the hope that this year’s observance will promote fair housing practices throughout the City

Dated this 3rd day of March, 2014

SS:  Gary Fisher, Mayor


Consumer Confidence Report Update:

The Consumer Confidence Report is ready for you to receive.  This is the report on our water system that is state conducts every year to make sure our drinking water is safe for us to consume.  The following link will allow you to go directly to the Kansas Rural Water Association website  ( www.krwa.net/ccr/moundridge )  to review the information.  If you have any questions after looking over the report, or would like a paper copy, don't hesitate to call the city office: 620-345-8246.
Pay most city related bills with a credit card!!  
Payments accepted for Utilities, Court Costs or fines and Ambulance bills. 
If you visit the Government page you will find links to our Zoning Rules and Regulations along with a link to our Ordinances.  If you have any questions don't hesitate to give us a call at the City Office.  620-345-8246.