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Please print off ALL documents accompanying the job opening for which you are applying.  You must return the application (with accompanying documents, if applicable) in person or by mail. We must have a hard copy of your signature; we do not accept applications returned via email or fax at this time.

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Available Positions - Posted Until Filled

Position Salary Date Posted Department Description
Communications Officer I $15.20/hour Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:30pm Police - Administration

High school diploma or equivalent. Must obtain and maintain Oklahoma Law Enforcement Telecommunications Terminal Operator, Emergency Medical Dispatch, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certifications. Effective interpersonal skills to elicit information and remain calm in highly stressful situations where human safety is at risk. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Custodian (PPT) City Clerk $11.33 per hour Wed, 10/31/2018 - 8:00am City Clerk - Building Maintenance

A high school diploma or GED preferred. Knowledge of cleaning methods, procedures, materials, chemicals, products, equipment, occupational hazards, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (MSDS), and safety practices. Skills in operating equipment used in cleaning, waxing, and stripping floors. Safe operation of equipment; safe use of hand tools, chemicals, and other cleaning materials. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069


Environmental Services Assistant $24.50 to $34.88 per hour (DOQ) Thu, 08/08/2019 - 8:00am Utilities - Environmental Services

Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related field or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Three years of experience in implementation and enforcement of
environmental regulations and requirements preferred.  Experience in Industrial Pretreatment preferred. Class A license in Wastewater Laboratory Analysis from State of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality desirable.  Valid Oklahoma Driver's License and a satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of organic and inorganic analytical techniques, wastewater treatment system(s) and biological and chemical processes, proper waste sampling techniques, and wastewater Treatment Plant processes.  Knowledge of laboratory procedures for conventional water and wastewater analysis, state and EPA Regulations relative to significant and categorical industrial waste discharges.  Codes, regulations and ordinances governing industrial discharges to municipally-owned treatment and collection systems. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your
convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Food & Beverage Tech II $10.50 per hour Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:00am Parks & Recreation – Recreation

Applicant must be at least 21 years of age. Commercial kitchen and/or restaurant experience preferred. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Food and Beverage Tech I $9:00 per hour Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:00am Parks & Recreation – Recreation

Applicant must be at least 16 years of age. Commercial kitchen and/or restaurant experience preferred. Assist manager in daily operations. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Forester $50,962 - $72,562 Annually (DOQ) Fri, 07/19/2019 - 8:00am Parks & Recreation - Forestry

Four-year degree from an accredited college or university in Urban Forestry, Forest Management or related field.  Master’s degree preferred.   A minimum of one year of forestry experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous experience in managing a community forestry program preferred. Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.  Ability to become a certified arborist by the International Society of Arboriculture within six (6) months of employment.  Ability to obtain Oklahoma Pesticide Application License within six (6) months of employment. Extensive knowledge of community forestry, arboriculture and horticulture.  Working
knowledge of GIS systems, ArcView, databases, word and spreadsheet applications. Coordinates rights-of-ways hazard tree removal via interdepartmental tree removal crews, project design and purchase of trees and materials for planting projects.  To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents
below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Golf Course Laborer (PPT) $14.26 per hour Thu, 08/08/2019 - 8:00am Parks & Recreation - Westwood Golf

Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Oklahoma driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must possess or obtain Pesticide Applicator’s License within six (6) months’ probationary period. Knowledge of turf equipment, hand and power tools, and maintenance and construction work. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Maintenance Worker I (Street Division) $14.35 per hour Mon, 10/01/2018 - 8:00am Public Works - Streets

High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Ability to understand, follow and/or provide verbal and written instructions or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record. Selected applicant must obtain Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with air brakes, within six (6) months from the date of employment. Knowledge of hand and power tools. Maintenance and construction work. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents, please print all documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Mechanic Apprentice (Temporary) $10.00 per hour Fri, 07/19/2019 - 8:00am Public Works - Fleet Management

Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age and have at least a tenth grade education. Valid Oklahoma driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of mechanical aptitude and basic automotive knowledge. Ability to use hand and power tools and shop equipment. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069


Mechanic I $19.27 - $27.58 per hour Fri, 05/17/2019 - 8:00am Public Works - Fleet Management

High school diploma or equivalent.  One to two years of experience is necessary to gain the knowledge of the machinery, equipment, repairs, and procedures of the department. Proficient in all areas of automotive and light truck repair. Participation in the division’s ASE recognized Blue Seal Program.  Ability to obtain ASE Certifications in related field. Knowledge of operating principles and theories of diesel, gasoline, and battery powered engines. Procedures for installation and repairs of parts. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069.

Mechanic II (Transit) $20.60 - $29.49 per hour (DOQ) Thu, 07/11/2019 - 11:45am Public Works - Fleet Management

High school diploma or equivalent. Five years of experience as a professional technician. Three years of experience with scan tool diagnostics. Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.  Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class A with “P” endorsement within twelve (12) months of employment.  Ability to obtain Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning (MVAC) Certification under Section 609 of the Clean Air Act within six (6)months of employment. Ability to become a State CNG Certified vehicle inspector within twelve (12) months of employment or as classes become available.  Ability to become an ASE Certified Master Transit Bus Technician.  Ability to maintain all required ASE Certifications to keep up with advancing automotive technology. Knowledge of operating principles and theories of diesel, gasoline, and hybrid vehicles. Performs diagnostics and repair of mechanical failures on City-owned buses, para-transit vehicles, cars, trucks and other standard or heavy equipment. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Permit Manager $74,189 - $105,635 annually (DOQ) Wed, 06/19/2019 - 9:30am Planning & Development - Revitalization

Degree in Architecture, Construction Science or related field highly preferred.  Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a supervisory role, plan review, building inspections, or equivalent work/education background. Must be an ICC Certified Plans Examiner and Certified Building Inspector, or have the ability to obtain the certifications
within six months of employment.  Certified Building Official required.  Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of applicable City codes and regulations as they relate to building construction.  Management theory and supervisory methods and techniques. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069


Planner II $58,893 - $83,855 Annually (DOQ) Wed, 06/19/2019 - 9:00am Planning & Development - Current Planning

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Planning, Urban Studies,
Architecture or related field.  Master’s Degree preferred.  Three (3) years progressively responsible related experience. AICP certification preferred.  Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of applicable state, federal and local laws, rules and regulations.  Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation, including spread sheets.  Principles and practices of city planning, zoning, and development process. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents, please print all documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069



Public Works Supervisor-Fleet $58,893 - $63,698 Annually (DOQ) Fri, 04/05/2019 - 8:00am Public Works - Fleet Management

High school diploma.  Minimum four years experience in Fleet Maintenance including two years supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Satisfactory motor vehicle record. Valid
Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) Class B or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. Ability to obtain an Oklahoma Corporation Commission underground storage tank Class C Certification within six (6) months of employment. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents
below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069


Recreation Center Specialist (Part-Time) (Irving, Whittier, and 12th Ave Rec Centers) $9.00 per hour Thu, 09/13/2018 - 8:00am Parks & Recreation – Recreation

Applicant must have experience working with children. Knowledge of recreation activities and programs. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069


Sanitation Worker I $15.20 per hour Tue, 03/05/2019 - 8:00am Utilities - Sanitation

High school diploma or equivalent. Any experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record. Must obtain Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B with airbrakes, within six (6) months’ probationary period. Works on the back of a truck and picks up trash/yardwaste on assigned route. Manually lifts residential trash/yardwaste containers and empties contents into refuse truck. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents, please print all documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Sustainability Coordinator $50,962 - $72,562 Annually Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:45am City Manager

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in sustainability, natural or environmental science, public
administration, or related field.  Three (3) years of experience directly applicable to this position, including
experience leading the development and implementation of programs and projects.  Experience in grant writing. Valid driver’s
license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of sustainability topics such as: climate change and adaptation, equity and diversity, renewable energy, greenhouse gas emissions, transportation alternatives, land use policies, sustainable building practices, waste reduction, sustainable food systems, water protection, conservation, and other localized environmental and economic stressors. Promotes responsible management of resources. Develops, recommends, implements, and assesses sustainability programs, policies, systems or initiatives for City operations and the community. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

System Administrator / Security Analyst $63,604 – $90,563 annually Tue, 07/02/2019 - 8:00am Information Technology

Four-year college degree in Information Technology/Systems, IT Security, Computer Science, or telecommunications-related field desired.  Minimum of two years accredited college hours and technology experience with industry recognized training in diagnosing, testing, repairing, implementing, and maintaining on enterprise class Windows Server nfrastructure.  Three to five years’ experience in server analysis, design, configuration, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting in a Windows active directory environment. Two or more of the following certifications are highly desired MCSE, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, CCNA Security, CCNA, CCNP, GSEC, GCIA, and GCED. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Monitors and reviews server, routers, and switch logs and recommends any needed security changes or inquiries. Installs, configures, operates and maintains and syslog and Security Information and Event appliance (SIEM) infrastructure. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Tradesworker (Heating and Air) $22.02 - $31.53 per hour (DOQ) Thu, 08/08/2019 - 8:00am City Clerk - Building Maintenance

High school diploma or equivalent. One to two years of technical or vocational school training in commercial/industrial heating and air (HVAC) practices or equivalent. Two years of commercial/industrial heating and air experience at a journeyman level. Boiler, chiller, high efficiency HVAC, mini splitter systems, and their associated controls including variable speed drives highly is desirable. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and a satisfactory motor vehicle record and a State of Oklahoma journeyman or contractors heating and air (HVAC) license. Knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials used in the heating
and air trade for installation, repair, and maintenance.  Blueprints, specifications, and plans. Inspects HVAC installations on a commercial/industrial scale to determine malfunctions, hazards, and need for adjustments. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Utility Collection Worker I (Sewer Line) $16.09 per hour Tue, 07/02/2019 - 8:00am Utilities - Line Maintenance

Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record. Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class A with N endorsement within six (6) months of employment. Must obtain Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) Wastewater Operator’s Certification, Class D within one (1) year of employment. Operates flush truck, vacuum truck and repairs sewer lines. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents, please print ALL documents below and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Utility Distribution Worker I (Water Line Maintenance) $16.09 per hour Fri, 05/17/2019 - 8:00am Utilities - Line Maintenance

High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Ability to understand, follow and/or provide verbal and written instructions or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License with ability to obtain Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License Class A with N endorsement within six (6) months of employment and a satisfactory driving record. Must have State of Oklahoma Class “D” Water Operator certification and/or Class “D” Distribution/Collection certification within one (1) year of employment. Repairs water lines. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Available Positions - Fixed Closing Date

Position Salary Date Posted Closing Date Department Description
City Attorney $115,517 - $164,479 Annually Mon, 07/29/2019 - 8:00am Fri, 08/23/2019 - 5:00pm City Attorney

Law degree from an accredited college or university.  Seven years of progressively complex and responsible related work experience, which includes four years of supervisory and managerial experience, in order to effectively develop and manage
department mission and operations. Admission to State Bar and Federal Bar.  Maintain current memberships in the Oklahoma
Bar Association and the American Bar Association including continuing education requirements. Knowledge of municipal, state and federal law effecting city governments and judicial procedures in all applicable courts. Directs all operations of the Legal Department.  Supervises professional and support personnel; interviews and hires personnel; instructs employees in correct methods and procedures; monitors and inspects work; reviews and evaluates employee performance. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Director of Planning and Community Development $105,672 - $150,462 Annually Mon, 07/29/2019 - 8:00am Fri, 08/23/2019 - 5:00pm Planning & Development - Administration

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Regional and City Planning or a related field.  Eight years of progressively complex and responsible related experience within communities dealing with development and redevelopment, including five years of supervisory and managerial experience, in order to effectively develop and manage department mission and operations. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) preferred. Sufficient knowledge and familiarity with theories and principles of city planning for application to practical development problems.  Principles and practices of city planning including zoning, subdivision, and land use regulations.  Federal programs and regulations concerning land use and public planning.  Municipal finance and budget preparation procedures.  A thorough knowledge of building inspection, code enforcement, and
development fees is preferred. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Police Chief $106,212 - $151,229 Annually Mon, 07/29/2019 - 8:00am Fri, 08/23/2019 - 5:00pm Police - Administration

Four year degree from an accredited college or university in Law Enforcement, Public Administration, Business Administration
or related field. Masters degree preferred. Ten years of progressively responsible law enforcement related work experience that includes six years of supervisory and managerial experience at the command level  of the organization in order to effectively lead and manage the operations of the department. Experience in community policing. FBI National Academy or equivalent preferred. CLEET certification or must meet State law enforcement certification requirements. Must possess or obtain a valid state driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record. Knowledge of law enforcement, criminal justice and public administration practices, theories, management, legislation and research. Administrative
principles and practices, including goal setting and program budget development and implementation. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print ALL documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069