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PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE (Victim Specialist) -- - District 4A - OMAHA
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 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. 

Involves interviewing and collecting information from victims and preparation of a victim impact statement for presentence reports in cases of domestic violence, sex offenses, child abuse, homicides and other violent offenses.  Maintain on-going communication with victims regarding status of case and to address safety concerns.  Must be willing to work non-traditional hours and respond to victim crisis situations, assess the welfare of the victim and be familiar with local victim advocacy groups and treatment agencies to make referrals for assistance/intervention.  Be an advocate for victim’s rights as a representative of the Criminal Justice system.  Participate in committees and community groups that address domestic violence and sexual assault issues.  Collaborate with domestic violence and sex offender supervision units in office and in the field as victim liaison.  


Requirements include graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields; excellent verbal and writing skills a must. 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.  Basic understanding of domestic violence and/or sex offender intervention preferred. 

 

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 5 - Office location is YORK, (working in York and Hamilton Counties)
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 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. This position closes August 1, 2014.

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 WAHOO, (working in Saunders and Seward Counties)
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 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. This position closes August 1, 2014.

Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

FULL-TIME RURAL IMPROVEMENT FOR SCHOOLING AND EMPLOYMENT (R.I.S.E.) PROGRAM SPECIALIST -- - GRANT FUNDED, AMERICORPS MEMBER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY - District 5 - COLUMBUS (working in Platte and Colfax Counties)
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014 | Salary: $1,008.33/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 40 direct service hours per week for the length of their service year (September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015) and a minimum completion of 1700 service hours to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $5,645.00. 

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 $1,008.33 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, 8 hours of personal leave per month, and 12 paid holidays during their service year, health insurance, childcare coverage (if qualified). This position closes August 1, 2014.

 

Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED SUBSTANCE ABUSE SUPERVISION (SSAS) Officer - District 12 - GERING REPORTING CENTER
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 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.

Bachelor's degree in social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields is required. Master's degree is desirable.  

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

 

 

ASSISTANT PROBATION OFFICER - District 5 - Columbus Reporting Center
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014 | Salary: $2,730.89 - $3,327.32/month

This is a highly responsible paraprofessional position under the close supervision of the Chief Probation Officer or designee.  Work includes the supervision and/or monitoring of clients including recreation, home, education, treatment and community activities. Work includes support and services to probation officers in a wide range of areas including supervision of persons on probation and preparation of investigative reports.   The person in this position would be involved in supervising medium and high-risk clients under the direction of a probation officer.  The person in this position would perform curfew checks, face-to-face contacts, and drug testing; oversee and/or assist in setting up community service and/or restitution; assist clients in program completion and skill development; assist in monitoring clients; assist clients in locating, applying for, and retaining employment; conduct record checks on various automated systems; be familiar with the Standardized Model and compile and send the required information to Registered Providers.  Position also desires knowledge of the criminal justice system, ability to identify unusual problems for resolution or referral to probation clients, knowledge of community and its resources and transfer appropriate information to officers, ability to meet recurring deadlines, ability to effectively organize time, set priorities, and work under stressful conditions.  

An associate’s degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college; knowledge of the criminal justice system; a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills.  All educational credits must be granted from an accreditation institution approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education.  
 

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 2 - PAPILLION
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 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.

DRUG TECHNICIAN -- LINCOLN REPORTING CENTER - District 3A - LINCOLN
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 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.

 

 

FULL-TIME RURAL IMPROVEMENT FOR SCHOOLING AND EMPLOYMENT (R.I.S.E.) PROGRAM SPECIALIST- GRANT FUNDED, AMERICORPS MEMBER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY -- RE-POSTING - District 11 - Office location is North Platte (working in Lincoln County)
Deadline: Friday, August 1, 2014 | Salary: $1,008.33/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 40 direct service hours per week for the length of their service year (September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015) and a minimum completion of 1700 service hours to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $5,645.00. 

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 $1,008.33 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, 8 hours of personal leave per month, and 12 paid holidays during their service year, health insurance, childcare coverage (if qualified). This position closes August 1, 2014.

Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED PROBATION OFFICER - District 5 - Columbus
Deadline: Monday, August 4, 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.

FULL-TIME RURAL IMPROVEMENT FOR SCHOOLING AND EMPLOYMENT (R.I.S.E.) PROGRAM SPECIALIST- GRANT FUNDED, AMERICORPS MEMBER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY - - LINCOLN
Deadline: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | Salary: $1,008.33/month

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING --

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 program support for the RISE team focused on improving education, and employment opportunities; perform a variety of service duties ranging from support and training for other RISE Specialists in 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 submission of statistics of probationer achievement throughout and after program completion. AmeriCorps members will be required to complete an average of 40 direct service hours per week for the length of their service year (September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015) and a minimum completion of 1700 service hours to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $5,645.00. 

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 $1,008.33 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, 8 hours of personal leave per month, and 12 paid holidays during their service year, health insurance, childcare coverage (if qualified). This position closes August 5, 2014. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 

 

 

 

SPECIALIZED PROBATION OFFICER - District 11 - LEXINGTON
Deadline: Tuesday, August 5, 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.

DIRECTOR OF JUVENILE PLACEMENT -- RE-POSTING - - Lincoln
Deadline: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | Salary: $5,273.85 - $6,425.66/month

This is a highly professional position which administers all aspects of out-of-home placements for juvenile justice programming.  Serves as a leader for juvenile justice on behalf of the Office of Probation Administration.  This position reports to the Deputy Probation Administrator for Juvenile Services and is responsible for the creation, oversight, implementation and quality assurance of new and existing out-of-home services and delivery standards. Work includes the evaluation and investigation of out-of- home placements and making recommendations concerning juvenile justice placement services. Work at this level involves staff management, the application of standards and the quality assurance of statewide placement options.  Direction is received from the Deputy Probation Administrator for Juvenile Services 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.

Develops and implements a placement continuum of care and associated standards.  Develops rules and regulations for placement services. Develops and recommends innovative strategies concerning access to placement services, intake alternatives, and disposition placement options, related to juvenile and restorative justice.  Develops, implements and evaluates out-of-home placements and programming concerning for juveniles. Develops and implements quality assurance best practice standards statewide. Implements Probation Administration’s juvenile justice priorities. Provides education to stakeholders on emerging issues surrounding the placement of juveniles in out-of-home care. Monitors and ensures compliance with Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and state and federal standards as it relates to juveniles in out-of- home care. Develops and monitors grants and provides technical assistance to probation districts including county aid and other Nebraska Crime Commission or federal grant applications.  Monitors expenditures to ensure payment standards are met. Collaborates with the Department of Health and Human Services to facilitate licensure and access to juvenile justice services.  Provides technical assistance to Probation Administration in the preparation of budget and policy items involving  juvenile placement issues. Works closely with each Probation district in the implementation of service delivery continuum of care plans for juveniles.  Recommends curriculum and training to JBE Director and Probation Education Manager for judges, probation officers and stakeholders concerning juvenile justice placement issues.

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 as well as what is occurring nationally.

Skilled at developing quality written reports and products, including writing of policies and procedures.  Demonstrated ability in supervising and/or leading professional and support staff.  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.

Possess a considerable understanding of: Evidence-based principles and practices for juveniles, restorative justice practices, staff selection, training, and program development, establishing and evaluating performance measures, juvenile placement services, fiscal administration, strategic planning, juvenile justice as it relates to crime in Nebraska, organization and operation of the Nebraska State Probation and Department of Health and Human Services systems, fundamental management principles.  Extensive travel may be involved.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the social/behavioral sciences, criminal justice, education, human services administration or related area or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities.   Preferred experience: 5 years in an oversight position involving working within juvenile justice, criminal justice and the courts, policy and program development, juvenile placement service delivery.

 

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

 

                                                                                                           

 

 

FULL-TIME RURAL IMPROVEMENT FOR SCHOOLING AND EMPLOYMENT (R.I.S.E.) PROGRAM SPECIALIST- GRANT FUNDED, AMERICORPS MEMBER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY -- Re-Posting - District 11 - Office location is Lexington (working in Dawson County)
Deadline: Thursday, August 7, 2014 | Salary: $1,008.33/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 40 direct service hours per week for the length of their service year (September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015) and a minimum completion of 1700 service hours to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $5,645.00. 

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 $1,008.33 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, 8 hours of personal leave per month, and 12 paid holidays during their service year, health insurance, childcare coverage (if qualified). This position closes August 7, 2014. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.

 


 

 

Treatment Probation Officer (Juvenile) - District 4J - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, August 8, 2014 | Salary: $3,976.69 - $4,845.21/month


This position serves under the authority of the Chief Probation Officer and is responsible for the supervision of substance abuse clients. Responsible for the day-to-day activities of substance abuse clients in the community and communicate with local providers and stakeholders. The position possesses the same statutory responsibilities and authority as a traditional, community-based intervention probation officer or SSAS officer.   Facilitate the treatment process of clients which may include attending treatment groups and communicating with providers under the guidelines of the Standardized Model.  Evaluate substance abuse clients; match substance abuse clients’ needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service; establish appropriate case plans for clients; participate in specialized training that addresses the supervision of specialized clients; create partnerships with stakeholders in the community; interpret data as it applies to successful performance standards for clients; involve clients in early stages of behavioral changes through targeted treatment; facilitate groups which may include cognitive restructuring, skill building, life skills enhancement and general education of clients; conduct interviews and investigations as required by law or a court; cooperate with and render assistance to other probation officers.  Working knowledge of Standardized Model cognitive skill building, relapse prevention, motivational interviewing, and social learning theory; ability to communicate effectively; ability to acquaint oneself with judges, court staff, school personnel, mental health facilities, alcohol and drug programs, vocational rehabilitation programs; ability to assess individual and group behavior; motivate clients toward self-improvement using evidence-based practice skills.  Due to the nature of this work, the position requires flexible scheduling and non-traditional working hours.

Meet basic requirements for selection as a senior probation officer. The requirements consist of conducting and preparing of presentence investigations, supervision of clients, conducting drug/alcohol tests on clients as required, being available for speaking engagements and consultation with community groups; demonstrating proper use of all Probation forms and other necessary paperwork; be knowledgeable of district functions and individual duties of each staff member; exercise the authority to arrest and detain clients in accordance with Nebraska statutes; testify in court, demonstrate a positive ongoing working relationship with the court system, other criminal justice agencies, and community providers; demonstrate a keen understanding of available community resources and services; demonstrate expertise in conducting and preparing all types of reports; demonstrate expertise in supervising clients, demonstrate willingness to obtain advanced training, demonstrate excellent writing and oral communication skills. 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. Licensed in the State of Nebraska as a Mental Health Practitioner, Clinical Social Worker or Alcohol and Drug Counselor. 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.

 

 

JUVENILE INVESTIGATIONS ASSISTANT - District 3J - Lincoln
Deadline: Friday, August 8, 2014 | Salary: $2,730.89 - $3,327.32/month

 

This position is under the direct supervision of the Chief Probation Officer or designee. The person in this position must maintain a high level of ethics and serve as a role model for juveniles. Work includes support of probation officers conducting investigations and supervision by engaging families to assess their ability to access services.  This position is involved in the interviewing and investigating families regarding their financial situations and assisting them in building on-going supports. Work may also include other duties in support of the investigation stage and/or the transition of a juvenile to active probation supervision, under the direct supervision of a probation officer. Perform assigned tasks as required.  Assignment of this position within a district is at the Probation Administration’s discretion and contingent upon the unique needs of the district.

 

This position assists probation officers in performing court-ordered investigations; assists probation officers in obtaining family information, by in person and/or phone interviews; assists in accessing on-going financial support for services such as Medicaid, Kids Connect, Title IV-E, private insurance and community-based assistance; facilitates application for the use of funding such as Medicaid, Title IV-E etc.; enters documentation into the Nebraska Probation Information System; works closely with court personnel, referral agencies and other staff; maintains appointment schedules and prepared case notes on juveniles; assists probation officers in obtaining additional case, background, victim impact and other collateral information, including, but not limited to family members, educators and employers; maintains contact with community resources and transfer appropriate information to probation officers; engages juveniles in obtaining background and collateral information for the purposes of preparing investigative reports; assists with necessary computer set-up information, monitors database information for accuracy, and alerts staff regarding releases, extensions, violations, or terminations; attends court hearings; conducts records checks on various automated systems, including Nebraska Probation Information System, CJIS, JUSTICE and Medicaid eligibility; reports all hazardous incidents encountered in the course of duty to the supervisor, the Chief Probation Officer, and/or the court.

 

This position shall have knowledge of the funding streams utilized for services within the juvenile justice system; be familiar with the Standardized Model and able to administer secondary assessment tools, as well as compile and send the required information to Registered Providers; be able to apply family-centered practice principles and motivational interviewing while engaging families; be able to analyze information in relation to possible service and funding barriers. Some travel may be required.  Sitting behind a computer for extended periods of time.

 

An associate’s degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college; knowledge of the criminal/juvenile justice system; a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, abilities and skills.  All educational credits must be granted from an accredited institution approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                   

 

 

ASSISTANT PROBATION OFFICER / TRANSPORTATION (Juvenile) (Part-time) - District 4J - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, August 8, 2014 | Salary: $15.76 - $19.20/hour

This is a highly responsible paraprofessional position under the direct supervision of the Chief Probation Officer or designee.  Work includes the transportation and/or monitoring of probationers, including to recreational, home, educational, treatment and community activities.  The person in this position must maintain a high level of ethics and serve as a role model for juveniles and families that probation serves. Work includes support and services of probation officers in a wide range of areas, including supervision of probationers during a transport and documentation into the Nebraska Probation information system.   This person will be involved in transporting probationers and their support systems under the direction of a probation officer. 

Ability to coordinate daily/weekly transportation scheduling for the district; have a working knowledge of assigned street areas and ability to use a navigation system; assist probation officers in gathering case information; enter client data and case notes into Probation information system; perform vehicle pre- and post- trip inspections; maintains case notes on probationers; work closely with court personnel, referral agencies and other staff.

Assignment of this position within a district is at the discretion of the Office of Probation Administration and contingent upon the unique needs of the district.

Must possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with an acceptable driving record (no significant citations or incidents within the last seven (7) years).  An associate’s degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college; knowledge of the criminal/juvenile justice system; a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, abilities and skills.  All educational credits must be granted from an accredited institution approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education.

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 - District 9 - GRAND ISLAND REPORTING CENTER
Deadline: Monday, August 11, 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.

 

DRUG TECHNICIAN - District 9 - KEARNEY
Deadline: Monday, August 11, 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 -- RE-POSTING - District 1 - Geneva (working in Fillmore County)
Deadline: Tuesday, August 12, 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.
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES OFFICER – Office of Probation Administration - - LINCOLN
Deadline: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | Salary: $4,101.43 - $4,997.20/month

This position reports to the Deputy Probation Administrator for Programs and Services or designee who reviews work through reports and evaluation of operational results, however, the person in this position is expected to exercise initiative and judgment in the performance of assigned responsibilities. This position assists in the coordination of programs and services delivered statewide through the Office of Probation Administration.  This includes work involving investigatory, supervision, rehabilitative, and service delivery for individuals under the purview of the court. Work at this level involves creativity and the ability to promote adherence to program and service standards.  

Ability to analyze situations and develop recommendations, document information and prepare reports; knowledge of quality assurance issues and how to implement quality initiatives; serve as state trainer when requested; utilize information systems and collaborate with other divisions to gather information; conduct regular reviews to assure compliance with policies and procedures regarding service and program delivery; ability to analyze situations and develop recommendations, document information and prepare reports.

A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field and at least two years of prior probation or social behavior work.  Preferred:  supervisory experience and work experience in quality assurance, total quality management, or other evaluative techniques.

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 12 - Kimball
Deadline: Tuesday, August 12, 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.

 

 

Treatment Probation Officer (Juvenile) - District 3J - Lincoln
Deadline: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | Salary: $3,976.69 - $4,845.21/month


This position serves under the authority of the Chief Probation Officer and is responsible for the supervision of substance abuse clients. Responsible for the day-to-day activities of substance abuse clients in the community and communicate with local providers and stakeholders. The position possesses the same statutory responsibilities and authority as a traditional, community-based intervention probation officer or SSAS officer.   Facilitate the treatment process of clients which may include attending treatment groups and communicating with providers under the guidelines of the Standardized Model.  Evaluate substance abuse clients; match substance abuse clients’ needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service; establish appropriate case plans for clients; participate in specialized training that addresses the supervision of specialized clients; create partnerships with stakeholders in the community; interpret data as it applies to successful performance standards for clients; involve clients in early stages of behavioral changes through targeted treatment; facilitate groups which may include cognitive restructuring, skill building, life skills enhancement and general education of clients; conduct interviews and investigations as required by law or a court; cooperate with and render assistance to other probation officers.  Working knowledge of Standardized Model cognitive skill building, relapse prevention, motivational interviewing, and social learning theory; ability to communicate effectively; ability to acquaint oneself with judges, court staff, school personnel, mental health facilities, alcohol and drug programs, vocational rehabilitation programs; ability to assess individual and group behavior; motivate clients toward self-improvement using evidence-based practice skills.  Due to the nature of this work, the position requires flexible scheduling and non-traditional working hours.

Meet basic requirements for selection as a senior probation officer. The requirements consist of conducting and preparing of presentence investigations, supervision of clients, conducting drug/alcohol tests on clients as required, being available for speaking engagements and consultation with community groups; demonstrating proper use of all Probation forms and other necessary paperwork; be knowledgeable of district functions and individual duties of each staff member; exercise the authority to arrest and detain clients in accordance with Nebraska statutes; testify in court, demonstrate a positive ongoing working relationship with the court system, other criminal justice agencies, and community providers; demonstrate a keen understanding of available community resources and services; demonstrate expertise in conducting and preparing all types of reports; demonstrate expertise in supervising clients, demonstrate willingness to obtain advanced training, demonstrate excellent writing and oral communication skills. 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. Licensed in the State of Nebraska as a Mental Health Practitioner, Clinical Social Worker or Alcohol and Drug Counselor. 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.

CHIEF DEPUTY PROBATION OFFICER - District 1 - BEATRICE
Deadline: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Salary: $4,293.18 - $5,230.82/month

 

 

The position may entail specifically assigned administrative tasks tailored to fit the needs of a particular district and/or the needs of the Chief Probation Officer. This position has oversight of general probation officer duties and responsibilities. 

 

Essential job functions include, but are not limited to, monitoring district and state policies, procedures, and protocols, engaging in frequent consultation with the Chief Probation Officer regarding managerial issues, acting as the Chief Probation Officer’s liaison, and temporarily assuming responsibility for the management of the district during the absence of the Chief Probation Officer; conferring with and counsel staff to exchange information and/or explain district policies, procedures, and guidelines, and offer solutions to work-related problems; train staff within a district or satellite office in practices, policies and procedures associated with supervision and investigation of offenders, and monitor their compliance with System standards.

 

Basic qualifications for consideration are the same as those for a Probation Officer which include a Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields.

 

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 - District 7 - Norfolk Reporting Center
Deadline: Friday, August 15, 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 - District 7 - NORFOLK REPORTING CENTER
Deadline: Friday, August 15, 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.

Bachelor's degree in social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields is required. Master's degree is desirable.  

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

 

 

ASSISTANT PROBATION OFFICER - District 7 - Norfolk Reporting Center
Deadline: Friday, August 15, 2014 | Salary: $2,730.89 - $3,327.32/month

 

This is a highly responsible paraprofessional position under the close supervision of the Chief Probation Officer or designee.  Work includes the supervision and/or monitoring of clients including recreation, home, education, treatment and community activities. Work includes support and services to probation officers in a wide range of areas including supervision of persons on probation and preparation of investigative reports.   The person in this position would be involved in supervising medium and high-risk clients under the direction of a probation officer.  The person in this position would perform curfew checks, face-to-face contacts, and drug testing; oversee and/or assist in setting up community service and/or restitution; assist clients in program completion and skill development; assist in monitoring clients; assist clients in locating, applying for, and retaining employment; conduct record checks on various automated systems; be familiar with the Standardized Model and compile and send the required information to Registered Providers.  Position also desires knowledge of the criminal justice system, ability to identify unusual problems for resolution or referral to probation clients, knowledge of community and its resources and transfer appropriate information to officers, ability to meet recurring deadlines, ability to effectively organize time, set priorities, and work under stressful conditions.  

An associate’s degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college; knowledge of the criminal justice system; a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills.  All educational credits must be granted from an accreditation institution approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education.  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 7 - NORFOLK REPORTING CENTER
Deadline: Friday, August 15, 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 12 - ALLIANCE
Deadline: Friday, August 15, 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 6 - SOUTH SIOUX CITY
Deadline: Friday, August 15, 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.

 

Assistant Clerk I - Cass - Plattsmouth
Deadline: Friday, August 15, 2014 | Salary: $2,455.68 - $2,992.01/month

The Cass County Court is currently accepting applications for a full time Assistant Clerk I.  This is a responsible clerical and supervisory position involving a variety of duties under the supervision of the Clerk Magistrate including data entry and processing case filings. Duties may include assigning, and reviewing the work of clerical employees, responding to administrative inquiries, preparing reports, compiling statistics and assisting in formulating office policies and procedures. Qualifications include education and experience sufficient to enable an individual to perform the duties and meet the knowledge, skills and abilities required including typing skills and computer data entry knowledge; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to implement decision effectively; and the ability to plan, organize, assign and supervise the work of others. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. On the job training in the use of JUSTICE (the statewide court computer system) will be required. 

PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE - District 7 - NORFOLK
Deadline: Friday, August 22, 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.