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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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Court of Appeals Law Clerk - Sarpy - Papillion NE
Deadline: Until filled. | Salary: $4,294.36/month
Judge David Arterburn
1210 Golden Gate Drive
Papillion, NE 68046

Nebraska Court of Appeals Judge David Arterburn is accepting applications for a full time judicial law clerk for the 2017-18 term.  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.  The office location is in Papillion, NE.  The monthly salary is $4,294.36 and the job begins immediately.

Send your cover letter, resume, grade transcript, and writing sample via mail to:

Judge David Arterburn

Court of Appeals

1210 Golden Gate Dr.

Papillion, NE  68046

 OR via Email to:  david.arterburn@nebraska.gov

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.

Programs and Services Officer - - Lincoln
Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2017 | Salary: $4,294.36/month

Programs and Services Officer-- Office of Probation Administration – Lincoln

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.   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.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field and at least two years of prior probation or social behavior work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: supervisory experience and work experience in quality assurance, total quality management, or other evaluative techniques. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.

Hiring rate is $4,294.36 per month. 

The closing date is January 23, 2017.

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

Assistant Probation Officer - District 5 - Seward
Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2017 | Salary: $2,859.33/month

Assistant Probation Officer—District #5--Seward


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.  

REQUIREMENTS:  Associates degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience, 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. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.

The hiring rate is $2,859.33 per month.This position closes January 23, 2017                                                                            

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 5 - Columbus
Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2017 | Salary: $2,240.36/month

Secretary I – District #5—Columbus

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 January 23, 2017

 

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

 

Assistant Probation Officer - District 6 - Fremont
Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2017 | Salary: $2,859.33/month

Assistant Probation Officer—District #6 -- Fremont


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.  

REQUIREMENTS:  Associates degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college.

PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience, 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. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.

The hiring rate is $2,859.33 per month.

This position closes January 23, 2017                                                                                                                   

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

Bailiff - Lancaster - Lincoln NE
Deadline: Monday, January 30, 2017 | Salary: $2,352.39/month

The Lancaster County Court is accepting applications for the position of Bailiff. This is a responsible and varied clerical position working in liaison with the judges in the courtroom and the court clerk's office.   Responsible for performing courtroom clerical duties and relieving judges of routine administrative duties. Overseeing and assisting in the preparation of records and documents for court sessions, receiving, marking and recording exhibits, preparing and transporting exhibits for filing in the clerk's office, acting as liaison for the judge with attorneys, court personnel and the public, Setting matters for hearing, supervising signing in of witnesses, overseeing operation of digital recorders to ensure completeness and quality of recorded courtroom proceedings, performing a variety of confidential, technical and general clerical tasks for the judge and performing other related duties as required.   Some knowledge of legal terminology and court procedures; Business English, spelling and punctuation skills; knowledge and skills in office practices including using a computer; ability to follow moderately complex directions.   Graduation from high school or equivalent with at least 1 year experience working in a court system legal setting, or similar professional environment. PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.

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

Services Officer (Juvenile) - - Lincoln
Deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | Salary: $4,294.36/month

Services Officer (Juvenile) -- Office of Probation Administration – Lincoln

This position assists in the coordination of programs and services delivered statewide through the Office of Probation Administration, Juvenile Services Division.

This position must demonstrate a high level of knowledge and skill in the area of juvenile justice and youth serving systems.  The work of this position involves complex project coordination, case staffing, and technical support to the Administrative Office and local probation districts.  Supports the implementation of the Juvenile Detention Alternative’s Initiative (JDAI) and Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) and other initiatives as identified. 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; develop presentations, training materials, and 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 develop policy, protocol and processes; research and compile information on juvenile justice best practice.

This position reports to the Deputy Probation Administrator for the Juvenile Services Division 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.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or related field and at least two years of prior probation or social behavior work.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: supervisory experience and work experience in quality assurance, total quality management, or other evaluative techniques. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish.

Hiring rate is $4,294.36 per month. 

The closing date is January 31, 2017.

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