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Police Services Bureau

at City of Omaha Human Resources

Posted: 5/21/2019
Job Reference #: 3554844

Job Description

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Salary Range
$14.70 Hourly

Title Detail:
Police Services Bureau

Veteran's Points
Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment

Proposed Method of Filling:

Not applicable to part-time/seasonal employment

Date Posted:

Education and Experience
(The knowledge, skills, and abilities above may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience.)
High school graduation or equivalent AND  One (1) year of general clerical work experience.


Essential Functions:
 (Any one position may not perform all the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all the duties that may be performed in positions allocated to this class.)

Composes and types routine correspondence, rough drafts, meeting minutes, reports, notices, narratives, and tabulations.

Transcribes correspondence from dictation tapes, handwritten notes, or other materials; checks documents for completeness and routes for appropriate signatures.

Types documents, forms, accounting and financial statements, letters, lists, cards, requisitions, vouchers, and other formal documents.

Creates computer files; enters and retrieves data.

Answers the telephone and receives visitors; records detailed information; explains assessments, permits, licenses, violations, etc.; makes computations; completes forms; receives applications and collects fees; issues routine permits; provides information requiring knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, and procedures; answers two-way radio and dispatches crews and equipment.

Maintains accounting, financial, equipment, inventory, statistical, and cost records which require no technical knowledge; prepares vouchers, requisitions, and other records; prepares reports from maintained data.

Maintains regular job attendance in accordance with a schedule established for the position by the supervisor.

Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates within the scope of this classification.


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 check and ensure that any and all required application materials and supplemental forms are received by the City of Omaha Human Resources Department. 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. If you do not meet the requirements at the time of this posting, once you do meet the requirements you may apply when it is posted again.

Who Can Apply

 Any person who meets the qualifications and other requirements described in this posting.

Special Qualifications:
Must pass a typing test with a net accuracy rate of forty-five (45) words per minute or better with 90% accuracy at time of application.

Contact Points
City of Omaha, Human Resources Department, 1819 Farnam, St., Suite 506, Omaha, NE 68183 Phone: (402) 444-5300 Fax: (402) 444-5317 Web: Email:

Required Forms
On-line Application: including Applicants Authorization to Release Information, the Confidential Applicant Log (Record Keeping Only) and ADA notice.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilitites
Knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Knowledge of general office procedures and standard clerical techniques and office equipment.

Knowledge of and ability to operate a computer or other technology using standard or customized computer or systems software applications appropriate to the assigned tasks.

Ability to learn and adapt to advances in computer and electronics device technology and software.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and members of the general public.

Ability to understand oral or written instructions.

Ability to quickly and accurately perform basic mathematical computations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Ability to operate a typewriter, 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 adhere to safety policies, procedures and guidelines.

Ability to stand 26 to 50% of the time; and reach, balance, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, walk, push and pull 0 to 25% of the time.

Ability to sit and type 76-100% of the time.

Ability to move objects weighing up to ten (10) pounds 0 to 33% of the time.

Conditions of Employment
Candidates 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. 

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.