City of Omaha, NE - Omaha, NE

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EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED: Four years of experience in the minor maintenance of park equipment, machinery and tools in performing manual labor relating to park work.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees hired after November 1998 must possess a valid Class B Commercial Driver's License with N endorsement and air brake certification or a CDL learner's permit for such a license a the time of Application. Must possess a 3rd grade hoisting and portable engineer's certificate and a forklift operator's permit by the end of the probationary period

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, Criminal Record Check Release, and Supplemental Driver's License Form. The information requested on the Confidential Applicant Log is used for record keeping.

SALARY RANGE: $14.91 per hour

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

NATURE OF WORK: This work involves participating in and supervising the care, custody and cleaning of an assigned city park and recreation facility which has a large volume of activities. Employees in this class are required to live in the park if living quarters are provided and are on call 24 hours each working day. Considerable public relations and independence is exercised. The following is a list of parks cared for by the incumbents in this class: Elmwood, Levi Carter, N.P. Dodge, and Seymour Smith, and Glen Cunningham, Standing Bear, and Zorinsky Lakes.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of park policies and regulations relating to the use of park facilities by the public. Knowledge of the principles and practices of the care and maintenance of buildings and grounds. Skill in the operation of the assigned tools and equipment. Ability to communicate with park patrons to enforce park regulations. Ability to view park surroundings to monitor park activities and to inspect park property for vandalism. Ability to maintain records and complete reports. Ability to assign and provide work direction to subordinates. Ability to operate and maintain equipment, machinery and tools in the performance of assigned duties. Ability to understand oral or written instructions. Ability to read and write the English language. Ability to balance, bend, stand, walk and push 76-100% of the time; reach and stoop, 51-75% of the time; squat and kneel, 26 50% of the time; and climb, crouch, crawl and pull up to 25% of the time. Ability to move and transport objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds up to 33% of the time; objects up to twenty (20) pounds 34-66% of the time; and objects up to ten (10) pounds 67-100% 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

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