This is basic legal work in the City's Law Department. An employee in this classification performs a variety of legal work where procedures and precedents are well established. The work includes legal reference and research work; representing the City on routine civil, workers compensation cases, criminal or traffic cases; reviewing documents for legal sufficiency; preparing legal opinions; and responding to questions from the public. Work is reviewed by a higher-ranking attorney and evaluated on the completeness and legal soundness of the research performed.
(The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through, but are not limited to, the following combination of education and/or experience.) Juris Doctor degree
Admission to the Bar in the State of Nebraska. Must be able to transport oneself or coordinate transportation to work sites throughout the City during the course of the work day.
Any person who meets the qualifications and other requirements described in this posting.
$66,414.40 with step increases to $98,134.40/Annually
The examination will consist of a training and experience form designed to assess job-related knowledge, skills and abilities of the position. The training and experience form will be given to candidates who have had their applications reviewed by a recruiter and accepted to test for the position. The form must be completed and returned to the Human Resources Department by March 15, 2022 (passing score 60). Final eligibility list will be an overall score with the Training & Experience form weighted 100%.
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 Veterans Administration dated within the last 12 months. This information must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by March 15, 2022.
Conditions of Employment:
City of Omaha, Human Resources Department, 1819 Farnam St., Suite 506, Omaha, NE 68183
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. APPLICANTS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION FOR THE EXAMINATION BECAUSE OF A DISABILITY SHOULD ADVISE THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION OR AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE EXAMINATION BY EMAILING firstname.lastname@example.org
On-line Application: including Applicant's Authorization to Release Information, Equal Employment Opportunities Form (Record Keeping Only) and ADA notice.
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 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.
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