City of Omaha, NE - Omaha, NE

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EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED: High school graduation or equivalent and two (2) years of experience in general clerical work or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must pass a typing test with a net accuracy rate of 45 words per minute or better with 90% accuracy at time of application.

HOW TO APPLY: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. 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, 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. 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, they will not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule.

REQUIRED FORMS: On-line Application, including Applicant's Authorization to Release Information, and Criminal Record Check Release. The information requested on the Confidential Applicant Log is used for record keeping.

SALARY RANGE: $12.67 per hour

CONTACT POINTS: Jeanne Yates, City of Omaha, Park Maintenance Department, (402) 444-5960, Email:

NATURE OF WORK: This is intermediate typing and clerical work which involves moderately complex work methods and problems. Work involves performing tasks which require skilled typing, but principal emphasis is upon the difficulty and responsibility of the related clerical work. Assignments also involve interpretation of various regulations and procedures. The work varies in nature and difficulty among positions, and where work is more repetitive, there is added responsibility for finality of action taken. Incumbents may also serve as a lead worker and direct the work of a small group of employees assisting in routine details.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Knowledge of general office procedures and standard clerical techniques and office equipment. Ability to understand oral or written instructions. Ability to quickly and accurately perform basic mathematical computations to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to operate a typewriter, computer, dictating machine, and other office equipment. Ability to communicate to route telephone calls and greet visitors. Ability to assign and follow up on the work of other clerical employees. Ability to stand 26-50% of the time; and reach, balance, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, walk, push and pull 0-25% of the time. Ability to sit and type 76-100% of the time. Ability to move objects weighing 0-10 pounds up to 33% of the time.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment

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. THE CITY OF OMAHA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER