EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED: High school graduation or the equivalent. Five years of progressively responsible experience in the assigned area, two years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity equivalent to that of the City Maintenance Foreman II or four years of a City Maintenance Foreman I classification, or any equivalent combination of experience and training.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to drive or coordinate transportation to work sites throughout the city during the course of the workday.
APPLY: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the on-line application from the City website. Office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm). 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. 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: $50,803.74 to $62,093.46 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 Web: www.ci.omaha.ne.us/ Email: email@example.com
NATURE OF WORK: This is supervisory work as a foreman in charge of a section of a division in an assigned area. The City Maintenance Foreman III is responsible for directing several crews, directly or through subordinates. Work responsibilities include but are not limited to the construction, repair and maintenance of City facilities. Responsibilities and assignments are received from a supervisor, with difficult or technical problems discussed with one or more supervisors. Work involves responding to service requests from the public and other City Departments with a high degree of tact and diplomacy. Incumbents exercise considerable independence in the accomplishments of their duties and must be able to make decisions based on sound knowledge and experience.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: Knowledge of the standard methods, materials, tools, and practices used in the repair and maintenance of swimming pools, ice arenas, plumbing, electrical, heating and air conditioning systems. Knowledge of the operational limitation of all types of equipment used in the construction, repair and maintenance of the assigned area. Knowledge of the occupational hazards present in the assigned area and the precautions necessary to prevent them. Knowledge of the installation, maintenance, repair and testing of traffic signal systems and their associated components. Knowledge of the installation, maintenance and repair of traffic signs, pavement markings and parking meters. Knowledge of pavement repair techniques and procedures. Knowledge in the installation, maintenance and repair of sewers, inlets and manholes. Knowledge of snow removal techniques and procedures. Ability to plan, organize and direct the progress of a large group of employees performing repair and maintenance duties. Ability to conduct maintenance inspections, prepare preliminary labor and material cost estimates, and general and detailed reports. Ability to operate a computer to input and retrieve data. Ability to maintain accurate and concise records and reports as well as the ability to interpret reports to be able to react and adjust work assignments as needed. Ability to understand oral and written instructions. Ability to communicate with other employees and the general public to direct work operations and to resolve citizen complaints. Ability to understand sketches and area maps. Ability to read and write the English language. Ability to sit, stand and walk 51% to75% of the time; climb, bend, stoop, squat, and kneel 26% to 50% of the time; and reach 0% to 25% of the time. Ability to use up to twenty pounds of force to move objects up to 33% of the time, to use up to ten pounds of force to move objects from 34% to 66% of the time, and to use lesser amounts of force to move objects from 67% to 100% of the time.
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
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