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AN OVERVIEW OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OF OMAHA

The City of Omaha was incorporated in 1857.  On May 15, 1956, the Home Rule Charter of the City of Omaha was adopted which dramatically reorganized the operating departments of the City.  Today the City of Omaha has around 4,000 full and part-time employees.  The City's size and range of services create a number of diverse opportunities for employment.  Employees are not required to live within the City limits of Omaha.

DEPARTMENTS

  • City Clerk
  • City Council
  • Finance
  • Fire
  • Human Resources
  • Personnel
  • Human Rights & Relations
  • Greater Omaha Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Greater Omaha Work Force Development
  • Law
  • Public Library
  • Mayor's Office
  • Parks, Recreation and Public Property
  • Planning
  • Police
  • Public Works

BENEFITS

For specific benefit details see the job posting for the position in question.  Part-time and seasonal employees receive no benefits.

Full-time benefits may include the following:

  • Civil Service status
  • 40 hour work week
  • 12 days of paid vacation per year
  • Sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Group health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • City of Omaha Pension Program
  • Deferred compensation

THE EMPLOYMENT PROCESS

It is a requirement to fill out a City of Omaha application for employment.  Resumes will not be accepted in place of formal applications.  Applications are only accepted when positions are posted.

All applicants who meet the requirements of the position will participate in a selection process which could include a written exam, a training and experience questionnaire, a structured panel interview, a work sample or performance test, or an Assessment Center.  Individual scores earned in the selection process will determine a candidate's ranking on the eligibility list and full-time vacancies are filled from this certified list.  Referrals are made from the rank ordered list and the top five names are referred to the hiring department for a single vacancy.

Part-time positions are filled on as as-needed basis from currently available part-time applications.

CONTACT INFORMATION

1819 Farnam Street, Suite 506
Omaha, NE 68183

Phone:(402) 444-5300
Job-line: (402) 444-5302
Fax: (402) 444-5314
Email: peremploy@ci.omaha.ne.us
Web: www.ci.omaha.ne.us

Facebook: www.facebook.com/OmahaHumanResources
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The City of Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer