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Probation Officer Trainee--Juvenile - District 3J - Lincoln
Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2016 | Salary: $2,829.67/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.  The hiring rate is $2,829.67 per month. This position closes February 8, 2016.

 

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

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

Specializsed Probation Officer - District 3A - Lincoln
Deadline: Monday, February 8, 2016 | Salary: $3,872.52/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 $3,872.52 per month. This position closes February 8, 2016.

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

Assistant Clerk I - Custer - Broken Bow NE
Deadline: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | Salary: $2,473.83/month

The Custer County Court is accepting applications for an Assistant Clerk I. This is a highly responsible clerical and administrative position assisting the judges, judicial administrator, clerk of the court, and/or the clerk magistrate, as required. In the absence of the clerk magistrate or clerk of court, the Assistant Clerk may assume the responsibility of the office including deputy authority.  The Assistant Clerk may also be responsible for assigning and supervising the work of others within a division or divisions of the court. Other functions may include the performance of any clerical duties, and some supervisory duties. Such duties may include formulating data entry functions, answering administrative inquiries, preparing reports, compiling statistics, assisting in budget preparation and formulating office policies and procedures.  Knowledge of laws, procedures, policies and operations of the court, typing skills and computer data entry knowledge, ability to follow oral and written instructions, establish and maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels, implement decisions effectively, communicate both orally and in writing and plan, organize, assign and supervise the work of others. Ability to become proficient in the use of JUSTICE (the statewide court computer system) at the time of installation in the court.  REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school or equivalent PLUS one year clerical or administrative experience. College education may be substituted for employment experience on a year-for-year basis. PREFERRED: One year County Court experience and the ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. OTHER: Successful completion of "on-the-job training" in the use of JUSTICE (the statewide court 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 - Hall - Grand Island NE
Deadline: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | Salary: $13.06/hour

The Hall 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 Hall County Court.  Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills and ability to follow oral and written instructions.  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.

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

Bailiff/Courtroom Clerk - Buffalo - Kearney, NE
Deadline: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 | Salary: $2,297.25/month

The Buffalo County Court is accepting applications for the position of Bailiff/Courtroom Clerk. 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, escorting defendants and transporting documents to the clerk's office, 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; ablility to follow moderately complex directions; ability to become proficient in the use of JUSTICE (the statewide computer system).  REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Equivalent education or experience will be considered. PREFERRED: Two years experience working in the court system. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish. OTHER: Successful completion of training in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required on the job.

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 2 - Nebraska City
Deadline: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 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. The hiring rate is $12.622 per hour. This position closes February 10, 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 3A - Lincoln
Deadline: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | Salary: $2,532.72/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 $2,532.72 per month.  This position closes February 10, 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: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | Salary: $2,187.83/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 $2,187.86 per month.  This position closes February 10, 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 - Hall - Grand Island NE
Deadline: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | Salary: $13.06/hour

The Hall 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 Hall County Court.  Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills and ability to follow oral and written instructions.  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.

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

Treatment Probation Officer (Juvenile) - District 3J - Lincoln
Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016 | Salary: $4,066.14/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.

REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields AND three years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations, AND Licensed in the State of Nebraska as a Mental Health Practitioner, Clinical Social Worker or Alcohol and Drug Counselor.  Meets the basic requirements of a Probation Officer.

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.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  Hiring rate is $4,066.14 per month. This position closes February 12, 2016.

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 6 - Blair
Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016 | Salary: $2,829.67/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.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  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.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 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 $2,829.67 per month. This position closes February 12, 2016.

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

Juvenile Justice Resource Supervisor - District 5 - Seward
Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016 | Salary: $4,066.14/month

This is a professional position under the day-to-day supervision of the local Chief Probation Officer. Responsibilities include matching juvenile service needs and funding options relative to out-of-home care/placement and behavior health services. Essential functions will include identifying funding streams for out-of-home care/placement and/or wrap around services; providing consultation and assistance to officers with difficult-to-place juveniles; conducting aggregate review of service outcomes to determine level of efficiency and gap existence; and recruiting providers and encouraging improved service delivery. Also required is knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, policies, programs and services pertinent to resource development, Medicaid/Managed Care System, community-based resources, and services; ability to plan, coordinate, monitor, and prioritize resource development assignments; knowledge of resource development case management practices and principles and community resources; and ability to establish and maintain positive relationships.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Basic job qualifications include any combination of training and/or experience that will enable the incumbent to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must meet basic requirements for selection as a Probation Officer and complete mandatory training for new probation officers. Graduation from a four-year accredited college is required.

PREFERRED: A Master’s degree in criminal justice or social/behavioral sciences is preferred. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

Hiring rate is $4,066.14 per month.  This position closes February 12, 2016.

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 9 - Grand Island
Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016 | Salary: $2,792.33/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.

The hiring rate is $2,792.33 per month. This position closes February 12, 2016                                                                                                                   

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 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, February 12, 2016 | Salary: $2,829.67/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.  The hiring rate is $2,829.67 per month. This position closes February 12, 2016.

 

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 - Douglas - Omaha NE
Deadline: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | Salary: $13.92/hour

The Douglas 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 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.  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. PREFERRED: Two years of experience working in a county court system. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish. 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 - Lincoln - North Platte, NE
Deadline: Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | Salary: $13.06/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 and ability to follow oral and written instructions.  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.

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 (Part-Time) - District 2 - NE City/Plattsmouth
Deadline: Thursday, February 18, 2016 | Salary: $16.11/hour

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 $16.11 per hour.  This position closes February 18, 2016.                                                                                                          

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