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Court of Appeals Law Clerk - Lincoln - North Platte, NE
Deadline: Until filled. | Salary: $4,401.72/month
Judge Frankie Moore
300 East Third Street, Suite 254
North Platte, NE 69101

Nebraska Court of Appeals Judge Frankie Moore 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/Lincoln.  Some travel may be involved for oral arguments.  The monthly salary is $4,401.72 and the job begins August 1, 2017.    

Send all resumes and applications to:       

Judge Frankie Moore    

300 East Third Street, Suite 254

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.

 

 

 

 

Official Court Reporter - Douglas - Omaha, NE
Deadline: Until filled. | Salary: $3,929.82 - $5,691.55/month
Hon. Gregory M. Schatz
Judge of the Douglas County District Court
1701 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE. 68183

The Hon. Gregory M. Schatz is accepting applications for the position of Official Court Reporter.  Official court reporters must be competent in the making, preserving, transcribing and delivery of a verbatim record of trial and other proceedings through the use of either pen or machine shorthand or the use of multi-track recorders supplemented by logging procedures.  Other duties may be assigned by the appointing judge.

Competence must be demonstrated by meeting the testing requirements as set out in the Nebraska Supreme Court Rules regarding Court Reporting Personnel (equivalent of an RPR and most CSRs for shorthand court reporters). The starting date for this position is the end of August, 2016Salary for this position is based on experience after meeting the testing requirements.  Position is open until filled.  Please see instructions to apply below.

Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

Hon. Gregory M. Schatz

Judge of the Douglas County District Court

1701 Farnam Street

Omaha, NE 68183

Notify the State Court Administrative Office, 402-471-3730, 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

R.I.S.E. Program Specialist (Part-Time) - District 12 - Gering
Deadline: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | Salary: $552.83/month

PART-TIME RURAL IMPROVEMENT FOR SCHOOLING AND EMPLOYMENT (R.I.S.E.) PROGRAM SPECIALIST- GRANT FUNDED, AMERICORPS MEMBER SERVICE OPPORTUNITY
 

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 at-risk youth focused on reducing recidivism through improving education, and employment opportunities; perform a variety of service duties ranging from teaching skills 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 at-risk youth; and maintaining statistics of achievement throughout and after program completion.  AmeriCorps members will be required to complete 900 service hours for the length of their service year (September 1, 2016, through August 31, 2017) to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $2,887.50. 

Members are encouraged to 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 $552.83 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 and educational award

Notify the Administrative Office (402-471-4140) for special accommodations relating to the American with Disabilities Act.  For persons with hearing impairment, please call the Nebraska Relay System, 7-1-1.  AA/EOE.
 

Specialized Probation Officer - District 5 - Wahoo
Deadline: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | Salary: $3,965.46/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.

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. 

REQUIREMENTS: 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.

PREFERRED: The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

OTHER: Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure.

Hiring rate is $3,965.46 per month. This position closes September 28, 2016.

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

 

Case Monitor - District 10 - Hastings
Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Salary: $2,593.50/month

Under direct supervision of the Chief Probation Officer or designee, this is a highly responsible paraprofessional position. Work involves monitoring and coordinating activities associated with the supervision of administrative and low-risk Probation cases, assisting probation officers in preparing investigative reports and alleged probation violations, coordinating and administering client assessments, arranging and conducting alcohol and drug testing of clients, initiating and monitoring treatment referrals as well as payment of fines, restitution, and community service. May meet with clients to obtain background information and assess appropriate levels of supervision, obtain demographic, criminal, and driving histories on clients, explain terms of probation to clients and make appropriate referrals consistent with court order, supervise assigned administrative and minimum-risk cases, maintain appointment schedules and prepare chronological case notes on clients, work closely with judges, court personnel, and referral agencies.

REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school or equivalent plus education or experience that will enable the employee to possess the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.

Knowledge of Probation system policies and procedures; ability to understand and follow instructions; ability to organize time, set priorities and work under stressful conditions; knowledge of legal terminology and general court procedures; working knowledge of NPACS. Experience or training performing office support functions

The Hiring rate is $2,953.50 per month.  This position closes September 29, 2016.

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

Secretary I - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Salary: $2,240.36/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.   

 

The salary is $2,240.36 per month.  This position closes September 29, 2016.

 

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

 

Specialized Probation Officer - District 2 - Papillion
Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Salary: $3,965.46/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.

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. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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.

PREFERRED: The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

OTHER: Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure.

Hiring rate is $3,965.46 per month. This position closes September 29, 2016.

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

 

Specialized Probation Officer - District 5 - Columbus
Deadline: Thursday, September 29, 2016 | Salary: $3,965.46/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.

 

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. 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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.

PREFERRED: The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

OTHER: Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure.

Hiring rate is $3,965.46 per month. This position closes September 29, 2016.

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

Records Clerk - Richardson - Fall City, NE
Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016 | Salary: $13.38/hour

The Richardson 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, typing and computer functions under the supervision of the Clerk Magistrate of the Richardson County Court.   Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills; the ability to follow oral and written instructions and strong customer service skills and good phone manners.   Minimum Qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent plus two years of court experience or experience in a similar office setting. Higher education may be substituted for work experience on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications: The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required. Other Qualifications: Successful completion of "on the job training" in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required.

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

Courtroom Clerk - Cass, Otoe - Plattsmouth/Nebraska City NE
Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016 | Salary: $14.25/hour

The Cass/Otoe County Court is taking applications for a full time Courtroom Clerk position. This is a responsible clerical position related to capturing and maintaining a verbatim record of court proceedings in Cass (.6) and Otoe (.4) County Court.   Duties include checking and operating electronic recording equipment, maintaining logs of proceedings and actions, marking and logging exhibits and duties related to maintaining and storing court recordings.   Ability to perform clerical functions using various office equipment, to accurately type in real time while monitoring a proceeding, to organize and work under pressure and get along with a variety of people. Knowledge of functions and maintenance of court recording equipment.   REQUIREMENTS: High School graduation or equivalent PLUS two years of court experience or experience in a similar office setting. Preferred: Legal experience is desired. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish is desired but not required. OTHER: Successful completion of "on the job training" in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required.

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

Records Clerk - Cass - Plattsmouth, NE
Deadline: Monday, October 3, 2016 | Salary: $13.38/hour

The Cass 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, typing and computer functions under the supervision of the Clerk Magistrate of the Cass County Court.   Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills; the ability to follow oral and written instructions and strong customer service skills and good phone manners.  Minimum Qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent plus two years of court experience or experience in a similar office setting. Higher education may be substituted for work experience on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications: The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required. Other Qualifications: Successful completion of "on the job training" in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required.

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

Probation Officer Trainee - District 7 - Norfolk
Deadline: Monday, October 3, 2016 | Salary: $2,897.57/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. 

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.  

REQUIRED:  graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields;

PREFERRED: The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  

The hiring rate is $2,897.57 per month. This position closes October 3, 2016.

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

The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

Associate Public Guardian Legal Counsel - - Central/Western NE
Deadline: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Salary: $49,515.72/year

Under the supervision of the Director of Office of Public Guardian, Deputy Director, and Associate Public Guardian Senior Legal Counsel (APGSLC) this position (serving Central and Western Nebraska from Grand Island, to McCook, to Scotts Bluff and the Chadron area and all surrounding counties) provides legal representation for the Office of Public Guardian (OPG); gives legal support to Associate Public Guardians (APG's) with administrative hearings; assists with information and support to attorneys retained by the OPG to represent wards or protected persons with legal and/or administrative actions outside the parameter of guardianship or conservatorship. When not performing as legal counsel, the primary duties of this classification, which constitute the majority of duties, are to independently perform professional staff functions as a representative of the OPG; serve as an APG to qualifying adult individuals whose disabilities and functional capabilities hinder day-to-day management of personal affairs and/or management of financial matters; recruit successor private guardians; provide education and information to support family and private guardians; and perform related work as assigned.  Coordinates and acts on behalf of eligible incapacitated individuals in day-to-day management of personal and estate matters when the Office of Public Guardian is appointed by the court. Assists in expediting benefits to entitled eligible individuals. Conducts intake interviews; investigates the financial, psychological, family and social histories of referred individuals; plans and arranges for client services and housing in the least restrictive alternative; makes home and facility visits and inspections; assures the care and treatment, to the extent allowable, the intent of the client expressed prior to incompetency; recommends action based on informed consent for medical, surgical and hospitalization; and all other responsibilities as required. Legal representation duties may include: Conferring with Associate Public Guardian Legal Counsels (APGLC), Associate Public Guardians, wards/protected persons, plaintiff attorneys, defendant attorneys, and other interested parties to exchange and prepare information on the facts and status of OPG guardianship and conservatorship cases. Researches legal precedents, case reports, and other legal documents to collect information for case preparation; prepares initial drafts of correspondence, motions, pleadings, orders, affidavits and other legal documents; represent the OPG in guardianship and conservatorship legal actions in court, as directed by the Deputy Director of the Office of Public Guardian.  Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to think logically and arrive at sound conclusions: to identify issues as they arise and address them proactively; to prioritize tasks and accomplish multiple projects simultaneously. Working knowledge of the Office of Public Guardian goals, objectives, and statutory requirements; medical and psychiatric terminology and the symptoms or behavior patterns of persons with dementia, Alzheimer's, and psychiatric problems; ability to research medical issues to facilitate decisions and care plans; and insight to know when to engage second opinions and wider professional team involvement; of principles of social work, sociology and psychology; crisis intervention techniques and principles; casework management methods, organize and prioritize personal/estate case management tasks and assignments; of the techniques of preparing/drafting legal documents and forms; the principles and practices of guardianship and conservatorship administration; judicial procedures and rules of evidence; the principles and practices of legal research; the procedures of trial and administrative hearings.  Minimum: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a focus on social work, counseling, psychology, gerontology, related behavioral science, or client support business services and at least two years' experience in a discipline pertinent to the provision of guardianship and conservatorship services which must include decision-making judgment for the benefit of others in the area of legal, guidance and counseling, healthcare, probation and parole, public administration with a focus on developmental disabilities, and/or persons with disruptive behaviors; AND a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law college; able to practice law in Nebraska. Preferred: Education including a supervised field placement or civil clinic law experience providing social casework, counseling, or legal services to elderly, vulnerable or dependent adults, minors and their families. Other Qualifications: No felony conviction; no misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude; possession of a valid Nebraska Motor Vehicle Operator's license or alternate means of transportation; excellent credit history; highest personal and professional references that would support a court finding of suitability to qualify for appointment as a guardian and conservator. Individual chosen for the position will be subject to an extensive background check.

Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Law.

 

Specialized Probation Officer - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Salary: $3,965.46/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.

 

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. 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 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.

PREFERRED: The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

OTHER: Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure.

 

Hiring rate is $3,965.46 per month. This position closes October 4, 2016.

 

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

Specialized Substance Abuse Supervision Officer (SSAS) - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | Salary: $3,965.43/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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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.

PREFERRED:  The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. 

 

The hiring rate is $3,965.46 per month.  This position closes October 4, 2016.

 

Please visit www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

Records Clerk - Lincoln - North Platte, NE
Deadline: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 | Salary: $13.38/hour

The Lincoln 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, typing and computer functions under the supervision of the Clerk Magistrate of the Lincoln County Court.   Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills; the ability to follow oral and written instructions and strong customer service skills and good phone manners.   Minimum Qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent plus two years of court experience or experience in a similar office setting. Higher education may be substituted for work experience on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications: The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required. Other Qualifications: Successful completion of "on the job training" in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required.

Please visit  www.statejobs.nebraska.gov to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.