HOW TO APPLY: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. If you are unable to apply on-line, you may submit your application by fax, email, standard mail or in-person during office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm) to the Human Resources Department. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department by the stated deadline, regardless of how the materials are submitted. This means that if you submit your materials other than in person, including via computer, it is your responsibility to check and ensure that we have received the materials by the stated deadline. You may confirm receipt of any materials and forms by contacting the Human Resources Department. If the materials are not received in the Human Resources Department by the stated deadline, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule.
REQUIRED FORMS: Application: including Applicant's Authorization to Release Information, Criminal Record Check Release, Confidential Applicant Log and ADA notice. The information requested on the Confidential Applicant Log is used for record keeping.
SALARY RANGE: $65,569.70 to $80,256.02 Annual
CONTACT POINTS: Address: City of Omaha, Human Resources Dept., 1819 Farnam, St., Suite 506, Omaha, NE 68183 Phone: (402) 444-5300 Fax: (402) 444-5317 Job-Line: (402) 444-5302 Web: www.ci.omaha.ne.us/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NATURE OF WORK: The work involves developing, reviewing and managing the implementation of city and regional master plans, studies and projects to promote the goal of transportation projects and plans that balance and accommodate multiple transportation modes, including private automobiles, public transportation and bicycle and pedestrian transportation. Employees exercise considerable independence in the performance of duties and coordinate activities with the Planning director.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of city planning and research methods. Knowledge of architectural and landscape architectural principles of master planning. Knowledge of real estate and real estate construction principles and practices. Knowledge of federal laws relating to community and economic development. Ability to conceive, plan, and oversee planning and design projects, the research and analysis of planning data, the preparation of detailed physical plans, and the compilation of reports. Ability to coordinate planning phases with employees of other departments, and with architects, consultants, and interested individuals and groups to explain proposed plans. Ability to prepare technical reports and to make presentations to interested groups and individuals. Ability to plan, schedule, oversee, and evaluate the work of subordinates. Ability to understand written or oral instructions. Ability to sit from 51 to 75% of the time, to stand and walk from 26 up 50% of the time, and to climb, reach, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, push, pull, lift, or type up to 25% of the time. Ability to sit for extended periods, to use up to ten (10) pounds up to 33% of the time and lesser amounts of force from 34 to 100% of the time to move objects.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Forty-hour work week; twelve days of paid vacation per year for the first five years; five days of management leave per year if employed on January 1; sick leave and twelve paid holidays. The City offers an employee's group health insurance, which includes major medical for Individual or Family plan; City of Omaha Pension Program, plus Social Security.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of permanent residence or authorization to work. The City of Omaha reserves the right to conduct criminal history, driving record, reference and credit checks and a background investigation on applicants for employment. Successfully passing a criminal background review, reference check, and if applicable, a credit check, is required as a condition of employment. If applicable, the City will require that you successfully pass a review of the driver's license, driving abstract, a pre-employment drug test, a hearing test and a back screening examination as a condition of employment. Failure to provide the information requested in the Application process in a truthful, accurate and complete manner may result in disqualification, revocation of conditional employment or termination. APPLICANTS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION FOR THE EXAMINATION BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION. THE CITY OF OMAHA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER