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Back to Employment To view all positions available (including those below) in the State of Nebraska system, please visit statejobs.nebraska.gov.

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Clerk Magistrate 1 - Hamilton - Aurora NE
Deadline: Friday, September 4, 2015 | Salary: $3,630.89/month

Hamilton County Court is currently accepting applications for a full time Clerk Magistrate. This is highly responsible administrative and managerial work under the direction of the presiding judge for the Hamilton County Court. This position serves as administrative support to the county judges and may be delegated a variety of responsibilities including planning, organizing, staffing, directing and supervising activities of the county courts. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from high school or equivalent. PREFERRED: considerable related employment experience, typing, computer, and bookkeeping skills. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. OTHER: Successful completion of training in JUSTICE (the statewide court computer system) will be required on the job. The ability to travel is required. Considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures; experience demonstrating strong management skills; demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels.

R.I.S.E. Program Specialist (Part-Time) - District 1 - Geneva
Deadline: Friday, September 4, 2015 | 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, 2015, through August 31, 2016) to ensure receipt of the AmeriCorps national educational award in the amount of $2,865.00. 

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 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Monday, September 7, 2015 | Salary: $3,872.53/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.

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

District Juvenile Intake Coordinator - District 4J - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015 | Salary: $4,125.56/month

This is a professional position under the day-to-day supervision of the local Chief Probation Officer or designee.  Responsibilities include supervision of Intake staff, application of risk assessments and screening tools, and identification of placement and juvenile-specific programming options.  This work requires the application of Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) principles.  Work at this level involves the application of standards; quality assurance of internal processes and external services; and research to identify and develop best practices and services at the district level. 

This position  consults with probation officers and utilizes risk assessment instruments and case staffing to match juveniles with appropriate alternatives to detention based on needs and behaviors; provides consultation and assistance to probation officers who are responding to law enforcement requests for possible detention of juveniles; coordinates with the Juvenile Justice Treatment Specialist/designee to identify, obtain, and resolve issues relative to juvenile services to enhance the use of detention alternatives, based on placement and/or service needs; helps develop new policies and practices aimed at reducing the reliance on detention for probation violations and misdemeanants; supports the Administrative Office of Probation to help develop and validate an objective risk assessment instrument to ensure unbiased decisions on the use of detention, detention alternatives and the development of strategies to reduce racial disparities in the use of detention; assists with the local development of new or enhanced non-secure detention alternatives; works to help promote case management strategies to reduce lengths of stay and/or expedite the detention process; engages detention alternative providers through communication and site visits to aid in quality assurance; develops and implements policies and procedures for local placement in alternatives to detention programs or services; monitors and insures compliance with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and state and federal standards as it relates to juveniles in out-of- home care.

Possess knowledge of JDAI principles and ability to interpret data to guide decisions regarding best practices, risk assessment, intake options, and issues concerning juvenile justice in Nebraska and across the United States; considerable knowledge of the Nebraska court system; thorough knowledge of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures regarding access to services for juveniles.  Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies, programs and services pertinent to resource development, Medicaid/Managed Care System, and juvenile services.  Some travel may be involved. Sitting behind a computer for extended periods of time.

Requirements:  Must meet basic requirements for selection as a Probation Officer and complete mandatory training for new probation officers. Graduation from a four-year college accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.  Master’s degree in criminal justice or social/behavioral sciences is preferred.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

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

Part Time Records Clerk (.5) - Thayer - Hebron NE
Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015 | Salary: $13.06/hour

The Thayer County Court is taking applications for a part-time (.5) 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 Thayer County Court. REQUIREMENTS: High school graduation or equivalent. Preferred Qualifications: One year of clerical OR any experience working in a county court. 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. Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills and ability to follow oral and written instructions.

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

 

Courtroom Clerk - Douglas - Omaha, NE
Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015 | Salary: $13.91/hour

The Douglas County Court is taking applications for two full time Courtroom Clerk positions. These are responsible clerical positions related to capturing and maintaining a verbatim record of court proceedings in Douglas 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. MINIMUM Qualifications: High School graduation or equivalent. PREFERRED: Two years of experience working in a county court system. The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required. OTHER: Successful completion of "on the job training" in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required. 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.

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

 

 

Case Monitor (Part-Time) - District 10 - Hastings
Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015 | Salary: $14.61/hour

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

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 (Part-Time) - District 10 - Hastings
Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015 | Salary: $12.62/hour

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 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 2 - Papillion
Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015 | Salary: $2,829.68/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 www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

Criminal Traffic Cashier/Clerk - Douglas - Omaha NE
Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2015 | Salary: $12.79/hour

The Douglas County Court in Omaha NE is accepting applications for a Criminal/Traffic Cashier Clerk. Under the supervision of a Division Manager, work involves continuous contact with the public in receiving high volume payments for fines and fees collected by the county court. Duties include issuing receipts, setting trial dates, and responding to inquiries, balancing cash daily; data entry of court information and payments; and sorting and filing of court records. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Preferred Qualifications: Bookkeeping or cashiering experience, as well as general clerical training with some experience in processing and accounting for large sums of money. County Court experience preferred. Other Qualifications: Successful completion of training in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required on the job. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Knowledge and ability operating a computer, calculator and other standard office equipment; and good communication skills are 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 - Douglas - Omaha, NE
Deadline: Monday, September 14, 2015 | Salary: $13.06/hour

The Douglas 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 Douglas County Court. Minimum Qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent. Preferred Qualifications: One year of clerical OR any experience working in a county court. 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. Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills and ability to follow oral and written instructions.

 

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 4J - Omaha
Deadline: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 | Salary: $2,187.86/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 www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

 

Probation Officer Trainee (Juvenile) - District 1 - Wilber
Deadline: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | Salary: $2,829.68/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 www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  o fill out the State application.

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

 

Secretary I - District 6 - South Sioux City
Deadline: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | Salary: $2,187.86/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 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 5 - Schuyler
Deadline: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 | Salary: $2,829.68/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 www.statejobs.nebraska.gov  to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.