Civil Engineer III - Design Department

City of Omaha | Omaha, NE

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Posted Date 2/22/2021

Salary: $94,744.00 with step increases to $119,100.80 Annually

This is professional engineering work supervising, coordinating and administering major projects and programs in a Public Works division. Work involves oversight of several projects or programs in design, construction, traffic, street maintenance, treatment plant operations, or plant maintenance and engineering. Work may also involve management of the function and administration of a smaller or less technical Public Works division, or responsibility for the study, design, construction, or operation of specially assigned engineering projects. An employee in this classification experiences considerable public contact and serves as a liaison with private contractors and consultants. The employee works independently, receiving general supervision from a superior, and supervises a number of technical and supervisory subordinates.

Education & Experience: 

Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering field AND Three years of experience in supervising the operations of a major public works program or project, including supervising subordinates, making decisions, solving complex technical issues, and negotiating and administering contracts.

Special Qualifications: 

Must become a Professional Engineer registered by the State of Nebraska by the end of the probationary employment period. Must be able to transport oneself or coordinate transportation to work sites throughout the City during the course of the work day.

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.


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 (under the Employment section, Benefits link) for detailed information.

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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