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Police Information Operator(Job Id 2027)
| City of Omaha|
|paid holidays, sick time|
United States, Nebraska, Omaha
1819 Farnam Street (Show on map)
|September 29, 2023|
Posting Type: Open Competitive
Work Type: Full-Time
Nature of Work: This work involves operating the Police Department voice radio communications system, conveying and receiving history information from the National Law Enforcement Teletype System (NLETS), and entering and retrieving criminal data for the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the Nebraska Crime Information System (NCIS). Task assignments are rotated among incumbents assigned to the Data Unit. Assignments of incumbents in the Telephone Response Squad are not rotated. Incumbents perform their duties with relative independence and receive guidance from a superior as needed and must be willing to work a variety of shifts/schedules including nights, weekends and holidays.
Education and Experience: (The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience.)
High school graduation or its equivalent AND One (1) year of experience in general clerical work
Special Qualifications: Must pass a typing test with a net accuracy of forty-five (45) words per minute with 90% accuracy at the time of application. Access the typing test here:
Must be willing to submit to and pass a background investigation.
Pay Range: $21.26 with step increases to $25.82/Hourly
Benefits: Forty-hour work week; twelve days of paid vacation per year for the first five years, sick leave, and twelve paid holidays. The City offers an employee group health insurance which includes major medical for individual or Family plan; Cash Pension Program, plus Social Security. See our website at www.cityofomaha.org (under the Employment section, Benefits link) for detailed information.
Who Can Apply: Any person who meets the qualifications and other requirements described in this posting.
How to Apply: Completed City of Omaha employment applications must be submitted using the online 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 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. 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.
Examination Information: The multiple-choice/written examination for this position will be on a date to be determined at the Omaha/Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam St. An invitation via email to the exam will be given to candidates once their application has been received, reviewed by a recruiter, and accepted to the test for the position. The test is designed to assess knowledge of the job, skills, and abilities of this position. There is no study guide for this exam. The passing score on the examination is 50%. This will be weighted 100% in the final score.
Veteran Points: To claim five (5) points for veteran's preference, you must submit proof of service (such as a DD-214) that includes date of induction, date of honorable separation, and Social Security number. (You must have completed more than 180 consecutive days of active duty.) To receive an additional five (5) points credit for disability, you must submit proof of eligibility from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs dated within the last 12 months. This information must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by the date included in the acceptance email sent to qualified candidates.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Knowledge of general office procedures, standard clerical techniques, and office equipment
Essential Functions: (Any one position may not perform all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all of the duties that may be performed in positions allocated to this class.)
* Operates a voice radio communications system to respond to police officer requests regarding record checks, wanted persons, warrants, or stolen items; retrieves data from a computer; determines pertinent information to release and transmits information to officers
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.
Reasonable Accommodation: Applicants requiring an accommodation for the examination because of a disability should advise the Human Resources Department a minimum of 48 hours prior to the examination by emailing email@example.com.
For a complete description of this job classification go to the City of Omaha's website at hr.cityofomaha.org.
Phone: (402) 444-5300
The City of Omaha is an Equal Opportunity Employer.