Every month, Strictly Business celebrates the accomplishments of local businesses and praises the excellent products and services they provide in their fields. Last year, we decided it’s important to recognize these businesses as amazing employers, as well. That is why we created this biannual Employing Omaha feature—to give companies the chance to promote career opportunities along with their team culture, employee benefits, training and continued education options, etc. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with the following businesses. Maybe you’re ready for something new in your career or you’re still waiting to find your true passion. Don’t be scared to explore what is out there. This is a good place to start.
The Gregg Young Automotive Group (www.greggyoungautogroup.com/careers) has been in Omaha for 21 years! In the past five years, we have doubled in size—six dealerships in Nebraska and Iowa and nine brands of automobiles. Our growing family of dealerships is looking for motivated individuals who have a desire to give customers the ultimate experience at our dealerships. Whether that be in Service, Sales, Finance, Detail, or Parts, we want you! We have full-time and part-time positions available.
We are dedicated to creating an educated, motivated, and inspired team of employees that will go the extra miles for our customers every time, without fail. Come be a part of a winning team at Gregg Young Auto Group! Visit our website at www.greggyoungautogroup.com/careers.
Contour Construction (www.contour-construct.com), founded and owned by Kimberly Remmereid, employs individuals who are committed to quality, safety, working as a team, and building mutually rewarding and beneficial relationships with the team and customers. Employees are given advancement opportunities, competitive pay, 401K, health care, dental insurance, vision insurance, referral bonus program, PTO, direct deposit, paid holidays, employee assistance program, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance.
“I have worked for Contour since September 17, 2018. I remember that day very well because it’s the day I found my career and calling. Working for this company has been beyond incredible—the staff, the comradery, the family focus—it’s what I’ve always hoped for in an employer. I have been given opportunities to learn and grow in this work. Each one of us at Contour takes pride in what we do.” – Mark Armstrong
“I can’t say enough good things about Contour Construction. It’s hands down the most professional atmosphere I’ve ever worked in. Contour treats employees with the utmost respect and will do anything to help us out. The benefits package is amazing and there is plenty of opportunities to move up in the company. If you’re interested in a great carpentry career, come work at Contour. It’s the best decision I’ve ever made.” – Eric Lund
To apply to work at Contour Construction, visit www.contour-construct.com or call (402) 238-2362!
Quality Clinical Research (www.QCRomaha.com) is a multi-specialty clinical research site based in Omaha. Since 2003, we have had the pleasure of working with and assisting the great people of Omaha. With our team of dedicated physicians and staff, we hope to continue being a part of your community for many years to come.
With over 15 years of research expertise among our physicians, we are here to move the world forward through safe, reliable procedures and practices. Quality Clinical Research is proud to have conducted over 700 studies by working with thousands of diverse candidates and helping to put life changing medicine into the hands of those who need it.
If you’re interested in what we’re doing, we are always looking for new physicians to work with and patients that are eligible for our current trials. Anyone is welcome to sign up so if you would like to know more about us and what studies we currently have, visit www.QCRomaha.com or contact us at (402) 934-0044.
Make a difference…and a (great) living! The world needs problem solvers, planners, and builders. People who both dream and achieve. That’s what the people of Valmont® (valmont.com/careers) have always been.
Our employees make a global impact while enriching local communities. Plus, they receive competitive pay, excellent benefits, advancement opportunities, and personal and leadership development. For 75 years, we’ve improved life by creating vital infrastructure and advancing agricultural productivity.
- We connect the world with 5G technology, beautify urban spaces in energy-efficient ways, make roads safer and help traffic move smoothly.
- We enable power transfer from the source to users and help make power grids more resilient.
- We engineer durable irrigation machines and connected crop management technology to maximize crop yields and optimize water and energy efficiency.
- We provide coatings services that protect against corrosion and improve the life of steel and other metal products.
To find your path at Valmont®, visit valmont.com/careers.
Without great employees, West Gate Bank® (westgate.bank) would be just another bank. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career where your skills and passions can benefit team members and customers, consider joining us at West Gate Bank. Whether you are looking for a new challenge or are ready to advance your talents in a different way, we encourage you to apply for a position that fits your goals. We offer full-time positions, part-time positions with flexible schedules, on-the-job training, a friendly work environment, and tuition reimbursement for employees working more than 20 hours per week. See westgate.bank for details.
HBE LLP (www.hbecpa.com/careers) is one of Nebraska’s leading providers of professional advisory services. The company has a long history of employee satisfaction due to core values centered upon integrity, respect, and teamwork. In fact, for the third year, they were named among Accounting Today’s 2020 Best Firms to Work For. HBE is also one of Accounting Today’s top 10 Best firms for Young Accountants and has been identified by the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance as one of the Best CPA Firms for Equity Leadership.
Operating from Omaha, Lincoln, and Norfolk, HBE offers comprehensive financial management services for businesses, nonprofit and governmental organizations, and individuals. Services include specialized advisory, accounting, audit, tax, outsourced accounting, and CFO solutions, data analytics, and personal financial planning. They are always looking for bright and energetic talent to join their team. To learn more, visit www.hbecpa.com/careers.
Christenson Cleaning & Restoration (www.christensonclean.com) has been owned by the Christenson family since 1983. It’s a great place to work because they’re very team oriented—the business’s success is everyone’s success and the business’s failure is everyone’s failure. They’re very big on communicating proactively with everyone as much as possible to help avoid issues. This year, they started an Employee of the Quarter Program to give praise to hardworking team members. In addition, Christenson Cleaning & Restoration pays higher than the industry standard to help ensure they’re getting the top talent. They offer a retirement plan, PTO, company phone, some Aflac benefits, and other benefits. Major medical depends upon the position. The company is often looking for account managers, night supervisors, sales associates, and cleaners.
“We care about our team and want to see them grow with us as we like to promote from within,” said Owner Charlie Christenson.
Christenson Cleaning & Restoration specializes in fire, water, and mold and is most recently certified through the G.B.A.C for COVID-19 disinfecting. Learn more at www.christensonclean.com or contact Charlie at (402) 463-7622 / firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about employment.
When the first Agemark Senior Living community (www.agemark.com/careers) opened in the 1980s, the owners made one promise: to create a place where everyone felt like family. That’s still the promise today, for residents and employees. From chef-prepared meals at no cost each workday, great flexibility, and health, dental, and vision insurance to PTO (even for part-time employees), Agemark has amazing benefits for their staff! Whether you’re new to the field and wondering, “What is a CNA?” or a veteran in the field who loves what you do but asks yourself, “Are there better assisted living jobs near me?” reach out to Agemark where they’ve got some facts, figures, and encouragement for you. The future in senior care careers is going up, up, up!
From 2018 to 2021, Agemark Senior Living has been named one of the Great Places to Work in Aging Services by FORTUNE Magazine and the Great Place to Work Institute. Agemark has three CountryHouse communities in Lincoln, two in Omaha, and one in Council Bluffs. Another Agemark community is the The Meriwether in La Vista. To learn more about careers at Agemark, go to www.agemark.com/careers.
Thompson & Thompson 3rd Generation, Inc. (www.thompsonthird.com/careers) is one of the most established and respected roofing contractors in the local area. They pride themselves on the quality of their work, fair prices, and outstanding customer service while providing a dynamic, friendly, and family-oriented work environment. They stay on the cutting edge of product innovations and ideas to deliver the most informed suggestions possible.
Here are some reasons to work for Thompson & Thompson from the current team:
Amy W. – I enjoy the people I work with and we have great customers!
Bri M. – I love the family atmosphere.
Jessica E. – The owners genuinely care about their employees and treat them in a way that proves it.
Kaleb R. – People trust me to do my job right and don’t micro manage.
Edgar M. – Our team is efficient, prepared, and we get things done right!
Dan E. – The ability to create success for myself and others.
Victoria A. – Ability to move up and be given responsibility.
Joe A. – Flexible and can make good money.
Brandon M. – The company really cares about its employees and customers, which shows in our craftsmanship and why I love it here.
Thompson & Thompson is always looking for great people to join their team. They are looking for a salesperson and assistant production manager, along with people who are good with numbers and can negotiate. To learn more, visit www.thompsonthird.com/careers or call Owner Dan Thompson at (402) 306-5836.
At Metropolitan Utilities District (M.U.D., www.mudomaha.com), we believe our most important asset is our employees. Our organization includes more than 800 dedicated employees. We provide opportunities to develop and strengthen skills and knowledge while using the latest technologies. We employ individuals with administrative, technical, or professional experience and education. Our work covers a variety of disciplines from construction, engineering, customer service, accounting, information technology, marketing, and more.
M.U.D offers an exceptionally competitive group insurance package in addition to a long-standing pension plan, among other benefits.
You could shape the future of our utility, providing life-essential gas and water services to the Omaha community! Visit www.mudomaha.com under the Careers tab to view current open positions.
Nestled in Nebraska City, NE, is Lied Lodge and Arbor Day Farm (arborday.org/careers)—where our mission truly comes to life. Here our purpose is to create genuine, impactful experiences through our story by providing service excellence for visitors to the Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure and guests at Lied Lodge. Front desk staff, banquet servers, housekeeping, tour guides, line cooks, meeting planners, and many more all work in harmony to ensure an inspiring experience for all.
The Arbor Day Foundation offers an excellent work environment, an attractive benefits package, and the rewarding opportunity to work in a hospitality setting while also facilitating environmental stewardship. If this sounds like a great fit for your talents and interest, please apply online at arborday.org/careers.
Today, FCC Environmental Services (fccenvironmental.com) is one of the world’s largest waste management and recycling companies with a presence in over 35 countries. FCC’s more than 60,000 employees worldwide interact with citizens on a daily basis and focus on constantly increasing sustainability. Their goal is to create socially integrated communities. You can be a part of this mission right here in Omaha. The company offers a competitive incentive package, medical, vision, and dental benefits, 401K matching, PTO, and an exceptional culture for career building.
FCC Environmental Services is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic. More information on the company and job opportunities can be found by going to the Career Portal at fccenvironmental.com. Questions can be directed to (402) 281-0786 / email@example.com.
At Kum & Go (careers.kumandgo.com), our purpose is to ‘Make days better’. For four generations, our family-owned convenience store chain has focused on providing exceptional service. Each day, we take a people-first approach to developing associates, serving customers, and solving problems. Kum & Go stores aren’t just a great place to visit, they’re also a great place to work! We are committed to being a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to work. We have a variety of positions available throughout the greater Omaha area with room for career growth. Our full-time positions provide our associates with benefits they can rely on including a consistent work schedule, paid time off, 401K, medical insurance, and quarterly bonuses. Our associates can expect to be part of our journey toward our commitment to be better and stronger together as we live our purpose to ‘Make days better.’ Learn more and apply at careers.kumandgo.com.
Gratton Warehouse Company (www.grattonwarehouse.com/careers) is a 19 th century company that has been solving distribution challenges out of Omaha for 127 years, and it has a worldwide impact through its third party logistics services. Gratton isn’t just any other warehouse, though. The employees at Gratton love working there because they are treated like family, plus there are many opportunities to learn and grow professionally. This is why it’s common for an employee to stay a long time—they benefit from the mentorship provided and the nature of the work, which is both challenging and meaningful.
Gratton Warehouse Company has won Best of Omaha two years in a row with its core values of communication, positive attitude, doing the right thing, security, and accountability. Every position within the company is held to these standards, from entry-level to senior management. Currently, Gratton is hiring for warehouse and maintenance positions. Those who are interested can contact Michael Wohlgemuth at (402) 339-0846 / firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.grattonwarehouse.com/careers.
At McGill Restoration (www.mcgillrestoration.com/careers), they live by their culture! Dedication, honesty, hard work, knowledge, and loyalty are what makes their teams succeed. McGill Restoration has been named one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies for four consecutive years. They plan to grow exponentially in the coming years, and they could not do it without their excellent employee base.
Aside from their culture, they also value development and training. McGill Restoration offers in-house training to their employees continuously and pride themselves on promoting from within whenever possible.
They are constantly on the lookout for driven individuals who align with their values and yearn for development and advancing themselves along with the company.
Benefits offered at McGill Restoration include 401K with match, health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as company-paid life insurance and disability plans. Interested in learning more about what it takes to work with McGill? Check out open positions at www.mcgillrestoration.com/careers.
Boyd Jones (www.boydjones.biz/careers) provides commercial construction services throughout the Midwest, but we’re more than the buildings we construct. We are committed to our core values of safety, respect, integrity, innovation, stewardship, entrepreneurship, and continuous improvement which are integrated into everything we do. We hire individuals who embody our values and pursue excellence in everything they do.
Our company is defined by a collaborative, challenging, and inclusive environment. We’re committed to advancing our employee’s skills and abilities so you’ll benefit from an individualized career path. Our expanding operations are always looking for a fresh perspective, both in the field and office, and you won’t be forced to choose one over the other. We mentor our associates to develop, identify, and build strengths and to give them exposure to all aspects of Boyd Jones, resulting in a personalized approach to career development.
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Omaha, CFO Systems (www.cfosystemsllc.com) is a nationwide company that provides experienced financial and human resources leadership to organizations of all industries and sizes. CFO Systems’ experts work either on-site or remotely while offering fractional, part-time, project or interim leadership to companies and organizations that may not need a full-time employee or may need to fill a gap.
The team of entrepreneurs adheres to their Core Values of family first, get stuff done, team, and truth and transparency while sharing expertise that helps organizations thrive through objective leadership, partnerships, strategy, and creativity. Additionally, they encourage a collaborative atmosphere that provides flexibility, variety, and a platform for teams to make a difference while contributing the growth of an organization.
CFO Systems was named on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies for four consecutive years & recently ranked #222 on inc 5000 Regionals Midwest. They are always looking for talented individuals to join their team. For more information, visit www.cfosystemsllc.com or call (402) 884-0066.
Since 1994, Engineered Controls (engineeredcontrols.com/about-us/careers) has been a premier building control technology contractor in Nebraska and Iowa. Not only are they dedicated to their clients, but they are also dedicated to their employees. Engineered Controls loves acknowledging the ideas and passions of the individuals on the team. As a company, they provide a collaborative, team-oriented environment and focus on continuous learning and development to ensure employees and company growth. Their goal is to create a challenging and rewarding career opportunity. Benefits include competitive salary, medical plan, dental plan, life insurance, disability plan, paid vacation and holidays, 401K, and tuition reimbursement. Engineered Controls is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Some of the current job openings include field systems technician, security technician, journeyman and apprentice electricians, control system designer, and more. The application can be found online at engineeredcontrols.com/about-us/careers. Call (402) 339-1300 (Omaha office) with questions.
At Lozier (Lozierjobs.com), they build more than retail shelves—they build strong foundations for career success.
Lozier has been a trusted partner of the retail industry since 1956. They proudly manufacture store fixtures and shelving for the nation’s largest retailers, including: grocery, automotive, mass retailers, hardware, sporting goods, and more.
Lozier is a dynamic company with cutting-edge technology, and they are committed to supporting employees’ growth and development. You’ll find they have a variety of career opportunities, including skilled trades, manufacturing, engineering, customer support, and more. Lozier also offers a comprehensive benefits program, including an on-site clinic, 401K with match, training opportunities, and tuition reimbursement. Join Lozier in growing the future of retail from right here in Omaha! A better job. A better life. The Lozier way. Learn more at Lozierjobs.com.
Centris Federal Credit Union is the place where everyone wants to work and belong. We know there are many employers to choose from, but what makes us different is our ability to work hard and have fun at the same time. Centris has been voted Best Credit Union in the Best of Omaha contest 11 years in a row. Our employees are given the opportunity to participate in various charitable causes and events throughout the year including eight hours of paid volunteer time as part of our Corporate Days of Service. In addition, we are committed to our employees’ health, well-being, and career objectives. Employees who work 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits. We offer a variety of benefits for our employees and their families, including:
- Health insurance with low deductibles and low co-insurance amounts
- Dental and vision insurance plans
- $50,000 life insurance policy paid for by Centris
- Flexible spending accounts – medical and dependent care
- 401K with a company match up to 5%
- Tuition reimbursement program up to $5,250 annually for full-time employees
- Paid time off
- Employee assistance program
- 10 company-paid holidays per year
- Short-term and long-term disability insurance
- Wellness program
- Eight hours of paid volunteer time
To learn more about jobs and core values at Centris Federal Credit Union, go online to www.centrisfcu.org/careers.