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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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Drug Technician (Part-Time) - District 12 - Gering
Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2015 | Salary: $11.60 - $14.14/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.

REQUIREMENTS:  Graduation from high school or its equivalent and successfully complete required training associated with drug/alcohol screening methodologies

PREFERRED:  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. 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 12 - Gering
Deadline: Monday, July 6, 2015 | Salary: $2,829.67 - $3,447.68/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.  

 

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 11 - Lexington
Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2015 | Salary: $2,187.87 - $2,665.70/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.

Secretary I (Part-Time) - District 5 - York
Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2015 | Salary: $12.62 - $15.38/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.

 

Chief Deputy Probation Officer IV - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | Salary: $4,839.72 - $5,896.73/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.

REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields.

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

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

 

Assistant Probation Officer - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Salary: $2,792.33 - $3,402.19/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.  

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.                                                                                                                  

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

Statewide Language Access Coordinator - Lancaster - Lincoln NE
Deadline: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | Salary: $5,224.92 - $6,210.80/month

Statewide Language Access Coordinator

The Administrative Office of the Courts is accepting applications for the position of Statewide Language Access Coordinator.  Under the direction of the Trial Court Services Director, this position will oversee the responsibilities of the Nebraska Supreme Court in providing language access to all court and probation participants.  The Coordinator shall work to implement statewide policies and procedures and shall work with judges, court and probation staff and interpreters to assure efficient and effective language access to the Judicial Branch.  Responsibilities will include recruiting, training and testing of interpreters in needed languages,  maintaining all records on certified, provisionally certified and registered interpreters, as well as individuals being used as interpreters for languages which qualified interpreters are not available,  developing and maintaining methods of sharing information on interpreters for languages which certified, registered or “other” interpreters are not available with the courts and probation, while encouraging these interpreters to attain certification or provisional certification, maintaining statistics on interpreter usage and language needs, costs and other data to support proper administration and funding of the program.  Developing, planning, coordinating and supervising Statewide Interpreter Coordinators and Contract Interpreter Coordinators, remote interpreting programs and translation services for the Nebraska Judicial Branch. Serve as liaison to and provide education, support and training for judges, court and probation staff, interpreters, court/probation users regarding language access in the Judicial Branch as well as for bilingual Judicial Branch staff and county employees for the state courts.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Graduation from a 4 year college or university with major course work in business management, political science, criminal justice or public administration AND a minimum of 5 years’ experience in progressively responsible and varied office management OR staff work in a public or private organization including experience in program management, budgeting, and procurement.  Equivalent education or experience will be considered.  Knowledge of the principles of public administration, personnel management, budget and finance administration, principles and practices of grant preparation, administration and auditing, court/probation procedures, laws and rules pertaining to the courts and federal requirements for language assess.  Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, make effective oral and written reports and presentations, use tact and discretion in dealing with those contacted in the course of work and effectively organize, direct and coordinate with contractors or agencies.  Salary range based on experience.