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, Supplemental Driver's License Form, Confidential Applicant Log and ADA notice. The information requested on the Confidential Applicant Log is used for record keeping.
SALARY RANGE: $15.04 - $18.56 per Hour
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: This is manual labor involving the use of acquired skills. Work involves performing assigned duties that require manual skill. Employees of the class may act as a lead worker and be required to operate automotive equipment. Work is normally performed with supervision.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of general construction. Knowledge of minor maintenance needed to repair and maintain equipment such as mowers, snow blowers, paint spraying equipment, and parking meters. Ability to operate automotive equipment up to and including a single axle dump truck. Ability to operate assigned equipment. Ability to read and understand street maps and quarter section maps to determine the placement of signal poles and the location of sewer cave-ins. Ability to perform minor mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Ability to learn to operate a computer to input and retrieve data. Ability to compile reports of work completed. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with superiors, other city employees, members of the public, and with contractors and their agents. Ability to understand written or verbal instructions. Ability to balance, bend, stoop, crawl, climb, stand, reach, walk and sit from 76 to 100% of the time, and to squat, kneel, crouch, and push and pull objects from 51 to 75% of the time. Ability to use up to one hundred (100) pounds of force occasionally, up to fifty (50) pounds frequently, and up to twenty (20) pounds of force constantly to move objects.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Forty-hour work week; twelve days of paid vacation per year for the first five years; 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