OMMS Recruiting

Be a Part of Professional City & Town Management in Oklahoma

OMMS continues to look for experienced municipal staff for cities and towns across Oklahoma. We are the only municipal management consulting service in Oklahoma, and we specialize in city government and operations. Are you a public administrator or municipal specialist looking to be a part of the OMMS mission? Please submit your resume to recruiter@okmms.org and we will meet with you to discuss your qualifications and any current openings around the state!

There are many areas that these individuals can serve, such as interim city management, municipal consultation, serving as an OMMS regional manager, working with local communities on specific projects, etc. Growing the municipal management profession is an area we focus on and requests for services are growing every day.


Available Positions in Oklahoma

Water Distribution and Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor: Posted August 13, 2019

Oklahoma Municipal Management Services (OMMS) is currently soliciting applications for the position of Water Distribution and Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor for a community in northeastern Oklahoma.  The desired candidate will be a “change management” leader who can evaluate current organizational structure and operations and then implement the vision and culture necessary to improve the organization.  The selected candidate, who reports to the Water Utilities Director, will supervise the day-to-day operations of the Water Distribution and Wastewater Maintenance Division of the Water Utilities Department, including maintenance, construction, service work, meter reading, and administrative functions; carry out supervisory responsibility in accordance with policies, procedures and applicable laws including: training in job skills; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems;  and perform cost estimates and layout for construction of water and wastewater line work.  Minimum job qualifications include a High School diploma or GED; and, six or more years of progressively responsible experience; or, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job; valid Class C Water License, valid Class C Wastewater License and valid State Driver's License.  Selected candidate should also possess knowledge of methods, equipment and materials utilized in water distribution system construction, water systems construction, wastewater collection and maintenance of lines.

An application deadline of Friday, September 6, 2019, is established, or until filled.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three work-related references and salary history, to Oklahoma Municipal Management Services (OMMS), Water Distribution & Wastewater Maintenance Supervisor Search, 1141 East 37th Street, Tulsa, OK, 74105, or email to recruiter@okmms.org.

City Manager, City of Durant: Posted July 22, 2019

The City of Durant is currently soliciting applications for the position of City Manager.  Durant is located in Bryan County, Oklahoma, and serves as the headquarters of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. The population was 15,856 during the 2010 census and was estimated at 17,764 in 2017. Durant is the principal city of the Durant Micropolitan Statistical Area, which had a population of 47,192 in 2018. Durant ranks as the second largest city within the Choctaw Nation, following McAlester, and ahead of Poteau. Durant is also part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Combined Statistical Area, anchoring the northern edge of the area.  Durant is home to Southeastern Oklahoma State University and the City is officially known as the Magnolia Capital of Oklahoma. 

The City of Durant operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The selected candidate will direct and manage the functions of the City; be responsible for directing the implementation of policies and programs adopted by the City Council; oversee City expenditures, bidding procedures and purchasing functions in compliance with state and local laws; appoint, and when necessary for the good of the service, remove, demote, lay off or suspend all heads of administrative departments and other administrative officers and employees of the City except as otherwise provided by law; research and respond to constituent inquiries and complaints in cooperation with appropriate staff; represent the City to intergovernmental agencies, businesses, tribal governments and community leaders; serve as a legislative liaison; represent the City on boards, commissions, and meetings as directed by the City Council;  prepare the annual budget for consideration by the City Council; and any other such duties as assigned.

Salary is competitive to the area and will be dependent upon qualifications. The City offers a competitive benefits package.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance or closely related field, and five (5) years’ experience in public administration including three (3) years at a Department Head or Division Manager level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

An application deadline of Monday, September 9, 2019, is established, or until filled.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, five work-related references and salary history, to Oklahoma Municipal Management Services (OMMS), Durant City Manager Executive Search, 1141 East 37th Street, Tulsa, OK, 74105, or email to recruiter@okmms.org.  The City of Durant provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability/handicap, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws to include Title VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

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Police Officer, Southeast Oklahoma: Posted June 7, 2019

A scenic community in southeastern Oklahoma with an estimated population of 1100 is taking applications for a Police Officer.  Applicants also may be considered if currently enrolled in a Police Academy leading to such certification within an acceptable time-frame.

The successful candidate will meet the usual, additional requirements for such a position, including but not limited to: graduation from an accredited high school or the equivalent; be physically fit; be psychologically fit for the position; possess an Oklahoma drivers license and an insurable drivers record; shall not have been convicted of a felony; and meet other particulars of the job description.

Applicants are subject to background investigation prior to being invited to interview for the position and must at that time submit documentation as to current C.L.E.E.T certification.

Send a letter of interest and a resume by email to:  recruiter@okmms.org

Interns: Posted May 20, 2019

Oklahoma Municipal Management Services (OMMS) is recruiting for Administrative Interns.

Participate in a variety of administrative tasks related to the management of cities and towns in Oklahoma, such as budgeting, planning, special projects related to infrastructure or public safety, etc.

Must be a junior, senior or graduate student in Public Administration or related field.

Send a letter of interest and a resume by email to:  recruiter@okmms.org

Water Treatment Plant Operator/Supervisor, Southeast Oklahoma: Posted May 20, 2019

Oklahoma Municipal Management Services (OMMS) is recruiting for a Water Treatment Plant Operator/Supervisor.

The position would be in a town of approximately 1100 people in beautiful Southeastern Oklahoma. Water Plant Operator Class C licensees are required.

Salary/Wages depend on licensing and experience qualifications.  Base annual wages are between $35,000 and $40,000 plus benefits.

Send a letter of interest and a resume by email to:  recruiter@okmms.org