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DRUG TECHNICIAN COLUMBUS REPORTING CENTER -- RE-POSTING - District 5 - Columbus Reporting Center
Deadline: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Salary: $1,966.75 - $2,396.29/month

 

Responsible for conducting drug/alcohol screens utilizing various sanctioned testing methodologies, collecting and disposing of urine specimens, maintaining accountability for specimen identification, communicating on a regular basis with probation staff and documenting results of drug/alcohol testing for case files, testifying in court regarding positive drug/alcohol screens, and collecting statistics pertaining to drug/alcohol screens for submission to the Administrative Office of Probation.  Prior experience working with client populations helpful as is substance abuse or chemical testing training.  Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients, capable of organizing and prioritizing daily work activities. Graduation from high school or its equivalent and successfully complete required training associated with drug/alcohol screening methodologies.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

SPECIALIZED SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUPERVISION (SSAS) Officer -- Re-Posting - District 9 - GRAND ISLAND
Deadline: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/month


This professional position is primarily responsible for the supervision of the high-risk felony drug client under the authority of the Nebraska State Probation System or the Nebraska Parole System.  The SSAS officer shall develop programming for the high-risk client and be responsible for the day-to-day activities of these clients in the community.  SSAS officers shall communicate with providers and stakeholders within the community.  Due to the nature of the work, this position requires flexible scheduling and non-traditional working hours. This position has the same statutory authority and responsibilities as a traditional and Community-Based Intervention senior probation officer in addition to the following responsibilities.  

Responsibilities to include supervision of high-risk felony drug clients from both the Probation and Parole systems; develop a team supervision approach with the SSAS client's referral source;  facilitate groups which may include, but not be limited to, cognitive restructuring, cognitive skill building, life skills enhancement, and general education of clients; participate in the treatment process of the clients which may include, but not be limited to, attend treatment groups and communicating with providers under the guidelines of the Standardized Model; ability to match the SSAS client's needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service; establish an appropriate case plan which will incorporate stages of change and criminogenic factors; develop a day and evening reporting center within the community and incorporate community providers into the programming being conducted in this center; participate in specialized training that addresses supervising specialized clients; create a comprehensive network of community-wide resources; visit programs and engage providers; involve the client in the early stages of behavioral changes through targeted treatment.

Skills and abilities include being able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the Standardized Model, cognitive skill building, relapse prevention, motivational interviewing, and social learning theory, and other appropriate specialized skills; demonstrating skills and abilities in establishing, promoting, and maintaining positive working relationships with the court system, other criminal justice agencies, local or regional stakeholders, and treatment providers;  being able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interpret data.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields with at least three years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations in a community corrections based program or agency.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

DRUG TECHNICIAN -- Re-Posting - District 9 - GRAND ISLAND REPORTING CENTER
Deadline: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Salary: $1,966.75 - $2,396.29/month

Responsible for conducting drug/alcohol screens utilizing various sanctioned testing methodologies, collecting and disposing of urine specimens, maintaining accountability for specimen identification, communicating on a regular basis with probation staff and documenting results of drug/alcohol testing for case files, testifying in court regarding positive drug/alcohol screens, and collecting statistics pertaining to drug/alcohol screens for submission to the Administrative Office of Probation.  Prior experience working with client populations helpful as is substance abuse or chemical testing training.  Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients, capable of organizing and prioritizing daily work activities. Graduation from high school or its equivalent and successfully complete required training associated with drug/alcohol screening methodologies.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

HALF-TIME RURAL IMPROVEMENT FOR SCHOOLING AND EMPLOYMENT (R.I.S.E.) PROGRAM SPECIALIST- GRANT FUNDED, AMERICORPS MEMBER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY - District 9 - Office location is KEARNEY (working in Buffalo County)
Deadline: Thursday, September 25, 2014 | Salary: $533.83/month

This is an AmeriCorps, grant-funded, one year devoted service contract commitment.  AmeriCorps members can request enrollment on a one year contract basis for no more than four service years.  The Member will serve probationers focused on reducing recidivism through improving education, and employment opportunities; perform a variety of service duties ranging from teaching skills to adult and juvenile probationers focused on employment and education, facilitating curriculum based groups, developing community contacts and resources for jobs and training; networking with local colleges, school, and employers in order to explore employment and educational opportunities for probationers; and maintaining statistics of probationer achievement throughout and after program completion.  AmeriCorps members will be required to complete an average of 20 direct service hours per week for the length of their service year (September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015) and a minimum completion of 900 service hours to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $2,822.00. 
 

Members must have completed 63 hours of college course work from an accredited college in social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields, which can be substituted with related work experience.  Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields preferred.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  AmeriCorps Members do not receive a salary; the Member will receive a monthly living stipend in the amount of $533.83 per month.

AmeriCorps members are not considered state employees and will not receive benefits as do other state employees.  The benefits an AmeriCorps member will receive during the one year devoted service contract commitment includes the living stipend, educational award, 4 hours of personal leave per month, and 12 paid holidays during their service year. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

 

 


 

 

HALF-TIME RURAL IMPROVEMENT FOR SCHOOLING AND EMPLOYMENT (R.I.S.E.) PROGRAM SPECIALIST- GRANT FUNDED, AMERICORPS MEMBER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY - District 5 - Office location is YORK, (working in York and Hamilton Counties)
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $533.83/month

This is an AmeriCorps, grant-funded, one year devoted service contract commitment.  AmeriCorps members can request enrollment on a one year contract basis for no more than four service years.  The Member will serve probationers focused on reducing recidivism through improving education, and employment opportunities; perform a variety of service duties ranging from teaching skills to adult and juvenile probationers focused on employment and education, facilitating curriculum based groups, developing community contacts and resources for jobs and training; networking with local colleges, school, and employers in order to explore employment and educational opportunities for probationers; and maintaining statistics of probationer achievement throughout and after program completion.  AmeriCorps members will be required to complete an average of 20 direct service hours per week for the length of their service year (September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015) and a minimum completion of 900 service hours to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $2,822.00. 
 

Members must have completed 63 hours of college course work from an accredited college in social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields, which can be substituted with related work experience.  Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields preferred.  

 

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  AmeriCorps Members do not receive a salary; the Member will receive a monthly living stipend in the amount of $533.83 per month.

AmeriCorps members are not considered state employees and will not receive benefits as do other state employees.  The benefits an AmeriCorps member will receive during the one year devoted service contract commitment includes the living stipend, educational award, 4 hours of personal leave per month, and 12 paid holidays during their service year. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

SECRETARY I - District 3J - LINCOLN
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $2,139.72 - $2,607.05/month

Entry-level clerical position.  Ability to type letters and reports from dictation or rough draft, copy confidential file material, complete various required forms. Receptionist, answer phone, greets public/clients/judges/attorneys.  Operate office machines including computers.  Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Experience or training performing office support functions.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.   Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

SPECIALIZED SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUPERVISION (SSAS) Officer - District 3A - LINCOLN
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/month


This professional position is primarily responsible for the supervision of the high-risk felony drug client under the authority of the Nebraska State Probation System or the Nebraska Parole System.  The SSAS officer shall develop programming for the high-risk client and be responsible for the day-to-day activities of these clients in the community.  SSAS officers shall communicate with providers and stakeholders within the community.  Due to the nature of the work, this position requires flexible scheduling and non-traditional working hours. This position has the same statutory authority and responsibilities as a traditional and Community-Based Intervention senior probation officer in addition to the following responsibilities.  

Responsibilities to include supervision of high-risk felony drug clients from both the Probation and Parole systems; develop a team supervision approach with the SSAS client's referral source; facilitate groups which may include, but not be limited to, cognitive restructuring, cognitive skill building, life skills enhancement, and general education of clients; participate in the treatment process of the clients which may include, but not be limited to, attend treatment groups and communicating with providers under the guidelines of the Standardized Model; ability to match the SSAS client's needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service; establish an appropriate case plan which will incorporate stages of change and criminogenic factors; develop a day and evening reporting center within the community and incorporate community providers into the programming being conducted in this center; participate in specialized training that addresses supervising specialized clients; create a comprehensive network of community-wide resources; visit programs and engage providers; involve the client in the early stages of behavioral changes through targeted treatment.

Skills and abilities include being able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the Standardized Model, cognitive skill building, relapse prevention, motivational interviewing, and social learning theory, and other appropriate specialized skills; demonstrating skills and abilities in establishing, promoting, and maintaining positive working relationships with the court system, other criminal justice agencies, local or regional stakeholders, and treatment providers;  being able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interpret data.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields with at least three years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations in a community corrections based program or agency. Meets the basic requirements as a probation officer.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE - District 11 - North Platte
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $2,767.41 - $3,371.82/month

This is an entry-level position.  Work involves writing presentence/predisposition reports and/or supervising clients placed on probation, as well as conducting juvenile intake interviews as needed. 


Requirements include graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields; ability to write the required reports, case plans, chronological notes; ability to communicate verbally with clients, judges, school personnel, law enforcement, families; ability to read and interpret police reports, mental health evaluations, chemical evaluations; ability to maintain workload of writing reports and supervising clients; appear in court; ability to motivate clients toward self-improvement.  

 

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

SPECIALIZED PROBATION OFFICER (Juvenile) - District 11 - MCCOOK
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/month

       

This position serves under the authority of the Chief Probation Officer and is responsible for the supervision of the highest risk to re-offend clients.  This position provides case management and supervises the activities of probationers in the community, collaborates with providers and stakeholders important to a client’s success and requires flexible, individualized work scheduling that is caseload driven. This position will participate in the treatment process of clients and is engaged in the probationer’s treatment through regular and on-going communication with treatment providers and through attendance at treatment groups and facilities. Assists in the development of relapse prevention plan. Develops needed community resources and creates and maintains partnerships with identified community stakeholders.  Is connected to the community by way of field work in the form of regular and on-going visits to probationer’s home, treatment, school, employment, support group, 12-step, group home, and team meetings. Assists in developing positive, ongoing client support systems.  Works as the caseload and needs of the client’s on the caseload dictate, which may include a significant number of meaningful non-traditional hours, including weekend or holiday hours.

This position is engaged in programming and the well-being of a Reporting Center or Service Center if applicable.  Facilitates groups which may include, but not be limited to, topical, supervision groups, cognitive programs or skill building, life skills enhancement and general education of clients.  Conducts and prepares for submission to the court or other entities various reports to include presentence (PSI) investigations, PSI Updates, predisposition (PDI) investigations, supervision overviews, alleged probation violation reports and various other types of written correspondence.  Interprets data as it applies to successful performance standards for probationers and evaluates data in relationship to best practices and evidence-based standards.   This position has the same statutory authority and responsibilities as a probation officer which includes the authority to arrest and/or detain probationers as necessary.

This position shall meet the basic requirements as a Probation Officer. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields with at least two years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations in a community corrections based program or agency. Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure. Ability to match the client’s needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service, i.e., substance abuse, mental health, medical, housing, employment and educational services, etc. Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to Probation work and functions and procedures of courts involved. Knowledge of community resources.  Interacts confidently and competently with individuals and groups at all levels. Makes well-reasoned decisions in a timely manner, sometimes in situations where there are no standard procedures.  Demonstrates sound decision-making/critical thinking skills. 

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMS SPECIALIST (Juvenile Re-entry Specialist) -- Office of Probation Administration - - Lincoln
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $4,925.97 - $6,001.81/month

This is a professional position which coordinates components of juvenile justice programming for the Office of Probation Administration.  This position will concentrate on the re-entry process for juveniles committed to the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Centers.  This process includes transition planning while juveniles are in the facilities and after release, and the implementation of transition plans through intensive supervision and identified services.  This position will concentrate on the areas of supervision, case management, associated services, and programming for juveniles placed on Probation by the juvenile court. Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Administrator for Juvenile Services or designee for programming, the Juvenile Justice Programs Specialist is responsible for policy and program development, research, analysis, and making recommendations concerning issues surrounding juvenile justice including intake, services, programming and the supervision of juveniles. Duties also include tracking legislation on corresponding concerns and making recommendations to the Probation Administrator. Work at this level involves functioning as a leader, facilitator, advocate, and trainer. Direction is received from the Assistant Deputy Administrator for Juvenile Services or designee who reviews work through reports and evaluation of operational results; however, the employee is expected to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment in the performance of assigned responsibilities.

Provides community education on emerging issues surrounding Juvenile Justice Probation-related initiatives including awareness of problems that impact minority youth/adolescents involvement with the juvenile justice system. Monitors and insures compliance with Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. Implements Probation Administration’s juvenile justice priorities. Develops and monitors grants and provides technical assistance to probation districts including county aid and other Nebraska Crime Commission or federal grant applications. Collaborates with the Office of Health and Human Services to facilitate access to services.  Develops and recommends innovative strategies concerning access to services, disposition options and probation practices, related to Juvenile and Restorative Justice. Develops, implements and evaluates policy and programming concerning support services for Juveniles. Provides technical assistance to Probation Administration in the preparation of budget items involving juvenile issues. Works closely with each probation district in the development of specialized supervision plan for juveniles.  Tracks legislation and makes recommendations to the Probation Administrator. Identifies at the Administrator’s request emerging budget and policy related issues.  Recommend curriculum and training to JBE Director and Probation Education Manager for probation officers concerning juvenile justice and restorative justice practices.   

Knowledge and skill in strategic planning processes, behavioral health services, the principles of continuous quality improvement, and basic budgeting and cost accounting processes. Knowledge of the existing issues concerning juvenile justice in Nebraska’s juvenile justice system along with what is occurring nationally.  Skilled at developing quality written reports and products, including writing of policies and procedures.

Demonstrated ability to work diplomatically and skillfully with a variety of stakeholders including victims, elected officials, behavioral health consumers, substance abuse treatment service consumers, probationers, providers, justice system professionals, clinicians, and administrators; skilled at working in a political environment.  Ability to initiate projects, work independently with minimal supervision, and provide training to multiple local, state, national stakeholders. Ability to organize and manage multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously, and work under pressure to meet deadlines.  Some travel may be required.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the social/behavioral sciences, criminal justice, education, human services administration or related area.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Visit  http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED PROBATION OFFICER (Juvenile) - District 7 - NORFOLK
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/month


This position serves under the authority of the Chief Probation Officer and is responsible for the supervision of the highest risk to re-offend clients.  This position provides case management and supervises the activities of probationers in the community, collaborates with providers and stakeholders important to a client’s success and requires flexible, individualized work scheduling that is caseload driven. This position will participate in the treatment process of clients and is engaged in the probationer’s treatment through regular and on-going communication with treatment providers and through attendance at treatment groups and facilities. Assists in the development of relapse prevention plan. Develops needed community resources and creates and maintains partnerships with identified community stakeholders.  Is connected to the community by way of field work in the form of regular and on-going visits to probationer’s home, treatment, school, employment, support group, 12-step, group home, and team meetings. Assists in developing positive, ongoing client support systems.  Works as the caseload and needs of the client’s on the caseload dictate, which may include a significant number of meaningful non-traditional hours, including weekend or holiday hours.

 

This position is engaged in programming and the well-being of a Reporting Center or Service Center if applicable.  Facilitates groups which may include, but not be limited to, topical, supervision groups, cognitive programs or skill building, life skills enhancement and general education of clients.  Conducts and prepares for submission to the court or other entities various reports to include presentence (PSI) investigations, PSI Updates, predisposition (PDI) investigations, supervision overviews, alleged probation violation reports and various other types of written correspondence.  Interprets data as it applies to successful performance standards for probationers and evaluates data in relationship to best practices and evidence-based standards.   This position has the same statutory authority and responsibilities as a probation officer which includes the authority to arrest and/or detain probationers as necessary.

 

This position shall meet the basic requirements as a Probation Officer. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields with at least two years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations in a community corrections based program or agency. Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure. Ability to match the client’s needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service, i.e., substance abuse, mental health, medical, housing, employment and educational services, etc. Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to Probation work and functions and procedures of courts involved. Knowledge of community resources.  Interacts confidently and competently with individuals and groups at all levels. Makes well-reasoned decisions in a timely manner, sometimes in situations where there are no standard procedures.  Demonstrates sound decision-making/critical thinking skills. 


The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

SPECIALIZED SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUPERVISION (SSAS) Officer - District 4A - OMAHA
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/month


This professional position is primarily responsible for the supervision of the high-risk felony drug client under the authority of the Nebraska State Probation System or the Nebraska Parole System.  The SSAS officer shall develop programming for the high-risk client and be responsible for the day-to-day activities of these clients in the community.  SSAS officers shall communicate with providers and stakeholders within the community.  Due to the nature of the work, this position requires flexible scheduling and non-traditional working hours. This position has the same statutory authority and responsibilities as a traditional and Community-Based Intervention senior probation officer in addition to the following responsibilities.  

Responsibilities to include supervision of high-risk felony drug clients from both the Probation and Parole systems; develop a team supervision approach with the SSAS client's referral source; facilitate groups which may include, but not be limited to, cognitive restructuring, cognitive skill building, life skills enhancement, and general education of clients; participate in the treatment process of the clients which may include, but not be limited to, attend treatment groups and communicating with providers under the guidelines of the Standardized Model; ability to match the SSAS client's needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service; establish an appropriate case plan which will incorporate stages of change and criminogenic factors; develop a day and evening reporting center within the community and incorporate community providers into the programming being conducted in this center; participate in specialized training that addresses supervising specialized clients; create a comprehensive network of community-wide resources; visit programs and engage providers; involve the client in the early stages of behavioral changes through targeted treatment.

Skills and abilities include being able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the Standardized Model, cognitive skill building, relapse prevention, motivational interviewing, and social learning theory, and other appropriate specialized skills; demonstrating skills and abilities in establishing, promoting, and maintaining positive working relationships with the court system, other criminal justice agencies, local or regional stakeholders, and treatment providers;  being able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interpret data.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields with at least three years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations in a community corrections based program or agency. Meets the basic requirements as a probation officer.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

SPECIALIZED PROBATION OFFICER - District 5 - YORK
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/month

This position serves under the authority of the Chief Probation Officer and is responsible for the supervision of the highest risk to re-offend clients.  This position provides case management and supervises the activities of probationers in the community, collaborates with providers and stakeholders important to a client’s success and requires flexible, individualized work scheduling that is caseload driven. This position will participate in the treatment process of clients and is engaged in the probationer’s treatment through regular and on-going communication with treatment providers and through attendance at treatment groups and facilities. Assists in the development of relapse prevention plan. Develops needed community resources and creates and maintains partnerships with identified community stakeholders.  Is connected to the community by way of field work in the form of regular and on-going visits to probationer’s home, treatment, school, employment, support group, 12-step, group home, and team meetings. Assists in developing positive, ongoing client support systems.  Works as the caseload and needs of the client’s on the caseload dictate, which may include a significant number of meaningful non-traditional hours, including weekend or holiday hours.

 

This position is engaged in programming and the well-being of a Reporting Center or Service Center if applicable.  Facilitates groups which may include, but not be limited to, topical, supervision groups, cognitive programs or skill building, life skills enhancement and general education of clients.  Conducts and prepares for submission to the court or other entities various reports to include presentence (PSI) investigations, PSI Updates, predisposition (PDI) investigations, supervision overviews, alleged probation violation reports and various other types of written correspondence.  Interprets data as it applies to successful performance standards for probationers and evaluates data in relationship to best practices and evidence-based standards.   This position has the same statutory authority and responsibilities as a probation officer which includes the authority to arrest and/or detain probationers as necessary.

 

This position shall meet the basic requirements as a Probation Officer. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields with at least two years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations in a community corrections based program or agency. Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure. Ability to match the client’s needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service, i.e., substance abuse, mental health, medical, housing, employment and educational services, etc. Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to Probation work and functions and procedures of courts involved. Knowledge of community resources.  Interacts confidently and competently with individuals and groups at all levels. Makes well-reasoned decisions in a timely manner, sometimes in situations where there are no standard procedures.  Demonstrates sound decision-making/critical thinking skills. 


The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE (Juvenile) - District 5 - Columbus
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $2,767.41 - $3,371.82/month

This is an entry-level position.  Work involves writing presentence/predisposition reports and/or supervising clients placed on probation, as well as conducting juvenile intake interviews as needed. 


Requirements include graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields; ability to write the required reports, case plans, chronological notes; ability to communicate verbally with clients, judges, school personnel, law enforcement, families; ability to read and interpret police reports, mental health evaluations, chemical evaluations; ability to maintain workload of writing reports and supervising clients; appear in court; ability to motivate clients toward self-improvement.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE - District 5 - Columbus
Deadline: Friday, September 26, 2014 | Salary: $2,767.41 - $3,371.82/month

This is an entry-level position.  Work involves writing presentence/predisposition reports and/or supervising clients placed on probation, as well as conducting juvenile intake interviews as needed. 


Requirements include graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields; ability to write the required reports, case plans, chronological notes; ability to communicate verbally with clients, judges, school personnel, law enforcement, families; ability to read and interpret police reports, mental health evaluations, chemical evaluations; ability to maintain workload of writing reports and supervising clients; appear in court; ability to motivate clients toward self-improvement.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

Court of Appeals Law Clerk - - North Platte
Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | Salary: $4,101.00/month

Nebraska Court of Appeals Judge Frankie Moore in North Platte is currently accepting applications for a full time law clerk.  This position involves highly responsible legal work. Work includes the performance of case specific duties including research and writing memoranda.  Qualifications include a degree from an accredited law school (the top 20% of class is preferred); experience in legal writing and research; and familiarity with Nebraska law. The applicant is expected to become a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association.  The office location is in North Platte.  Some travel is involved for oral arguments.  The monthly salary is $4,101 and the job begins August 1, 2015. 

Send all resumes to:

Hon. Frankie J. Moore
300 East Third Street, Suite 254
P O Box 907
North Platte, NE  69101

Notify the Administrative Office, 402-471-2921, if an accommodation is needed in the selection process.  For persons with hearing impairments, please call the Nebraska Relay System, 7-1-1. AA/EOE.

 

PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE (Juvenile) - District 1 - TECUMSEH
Deadline: Thursday, October 2, 2014 | Salary: $2,767.41 - $3,371.82/month

This is an entry-level position.  Work involves writing presentence/predisposition reports and/or supervising clients placed on probation, as well as conducting juvenile intake interviews as needed. 

Requirements include graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields; ability to write the required reports, case plans, chronological notes; ability to communicate verbally with clients, judges, school personnel, law enforcement, families; ability to read and interpret police reports, mental health evaluations, chemical evaluations; ability to maintain workload of writing reports and supervising clients; appear in court; ability to motivate clients toward self-improvement.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

DEPUTY INTERSTATE COMPACT ADMINISTRATOR AND COMPLIANCE OFFICER – Office of Probation Administration - - LINCOLN
Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014 | Salary: $5,101.01 - $6,218.75/month

This is an administrative position responsible for ensuring the Nebraska Probation System complies with federal regulations of the Interstate Commission for Adult Offenders Supervision (ICAOS) and the Interstate Commission for Juveniles (ICJ).  Work involves interpreting the rules and regulations of both of these groups to Probation personnel and the courts, conducting statewide trainings, writing policy/procedures for supervision practices, resolving case management disputes between compacting states and Nebraska’s local jurisdictions.  This position works in conjunction with the information/technology division of the National Interstate Commission for information sharing and establishes and monitors protocol relative to offender files.  Attends State Council meetings, provides the Interstate Compact commissioner with working knowledge of Interstate Compact business practices.  Represents Nebraska at national Interstate Compact Association meetings.

This position is responsible for evaluating Probation districts’ compliance with all Probation services, policies and procedures, oversees all in-state and out-of-state probationer transfers.  Conducts regular district reviews to assure compliance with established policy and procedures.  Ability to establish and cultivate working relationships with support staff, criminal justice agencies, judges, other compacting state agents, Nebraska field officers and the general public.

A Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field of study is required. Prior Probation or social behavior work and management experience is desired and may substitute for the degree on a year for year basis.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but nor required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

 

PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE (Juvenile Investigations) - District 12 - Gering
Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014 | Salary: $2,767.41 - $3,371.82/month

This is an entry-level position.  Work involves writing presentence/predisposition reports and/or supervising clients placed on probation, as well as conducting juvenile intake interviews as needed. 


Requirements include graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields; ability to write the required reports, case plans, chronological notes; ability to communicate verbally with clients, judges, school personnel, law enforcement, families; ability to read and interpret police reports, mental health evaluations, chemical evaluations; ability to maintain workload of writing reports and supervising clients; appear in court; ability to motivate clients toward self-improvement.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER III - District 9 - Grand Island
Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014 | Salary: $5,479.29 - $6,675.97/month

A Chief Probation Officer is appointed by the State Probation Administrator with the concurrence of a majority of judges within the judicial district the Chief Probation Officer serves. This position is the administrative and supervisory officer of the district probation office and is responsible for the direction of all employees and activities within the district.

Essential job functions include, but are not limited to, supervising and evaluating the performance of staff; ensuring staff compliance with state standards, policy and procedure; developing and implementing a district budget; evaluating staff workload to ensure equity; representing the district on special committees, and with community agencies and other departments of county/state government, knowledge and understanding of evidence-based practices (EBP).

Basic qualifications for consideration include experience supervising staff and the ability to lead a probation district. A degree in social science, public administration, criminal justice or a closely-related field with responsible supervisory and administrative experience.   

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

SECRETARY I – Re-Posting - District 4J - OMAHA
Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014 | Salary: $2,139.72 - $2,607.40/month

Entry-level clerical position.  Ability to type letters and reports from dictation or rough draft, copy confidential file material, complete various required forms. Receptionist, answer phone, greets public/clients/judges/attorneys.  Operate office machines including computers.  Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Experience or training performing office support functions.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.   Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

SECRETARY I - District 4A - OMAHA
Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014 | Salary: $2,139.72 - $2,607.40/month

 

Entry-level clerical position.  Ability to type letters and reports from dictation or rough draft, copy confidential file material, complete various required forms. Receptionist, answer phone, greets public/clients/judges/attorneys.  Operate office machines including computers.  Graduation from high school or its equivalent. Experience or training performing office support functions.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.   Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

Records Clerk - Lincoln - North Platte
Deadline: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | Salary: $12.78 - $15.57/hour

The Lincoln County Court is taking applications for a part time (.6) Records Clerk position.  This is an entry level clerical position. Work involves a variety of general office duties including responding to routine inquiries, filing, typing and computer functions under the supervision of the Clerk Magistrate of the Lincoln County Court. Requirements include education or experience sufficient to perform the duties and meet the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required. County Court experience preferred. Successful completion of “on the job training” in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required.  

Records Clerk - Scotts Bluff - Gering
Deadline: Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | Salary: $12.78 - $15.57/hour

The Scotts Bluff County Court is taking applications for a full time Records Clerk position.  This is an entry level clerical position. Work involves a variety of general office duties including responding to routine inquiries, filing, typing and computer functions under the supervision of the Clerk Magistrate of the Scotts Bluff County Court. Requirements include education or experience sufficient to perform the duties and meet the knowledge, skills and abilities required.  County Court experience preferred. The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required. Successful completion of “on the job training” in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required.