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Career Law Clerk - Lancaster - Lincoln, NE
Deadline: Until filled. | Salary: $44,343.52/year
Jared Gavin
District Court Administrator
575 S. 10th Street, 3rd Floor
Lincoln, NE

 The law clerk performs research and writing for the eight District Court Judges of Lancaster County. Duties include analyzing and researching cases in the preparation of memoranda, reports, briefs, letters, legal opinions, and similar documents. Assistance is provided in reviewing final opinions for accuracy, citation format, grammar, and punctuation. Assistance with supervision and training of law clerk externs or interns as needed. Daily communication with judges, other chamber staff, and Clerk’s Office employees concerning legal and court-related issues. 

Qualifications: (1) Graduate of an ABA accredited law school; (2) Excellent research, writing, proofreading, and communication skills; (3) High standard of academic excellence and experience in legal research is preferred; (4) Experience on a law review or law journal is preferred; and (5) Prior judicial clerking experience or relevant experience is preferred.  Benefits: The following benefits are available for this position:  10 Paid Holidays each calendar year;   3 Personal Holidays (Prorated for New Hires);  Annual and Sick Leave;   Insurance (Health, Vision, Dental, Life); and  Retirement System. 

Required Documents: A cover letter, resume, references, unofficial transcript, and two legal writing samples.

 

How to Apply: Mail required documents and any supporting materials to:

Jared Gavin

District Court Administrator

575 S. 10th St., 3rd Floor

Lincoln, NE 68508

Or email required documents to: jgavin@lancaster.ne.gov  

Applications accepted until November 15th, 2016 or the position is filled.

Bailiff of the Supreme Court - Lancaster - Lincoln, NE
Deadline: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | Salary: $34,878.96 - $35,750.88/year

The Clerk of the Supreme Court is taking applications for a bailiff position with the Nebraska Appellate Courts. The Bailiff performs responsible clerical and judicial support work for the Nebraska Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.   Work involves a variety of clerical and other staff support duties for the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals and the Clerk of the Supreme Court, such as binding and filing transcripts; organizing and maintaining all court records on file; opening court and assisting judges while court is in session; pulling, storing, organizing, shipping, and maintaining transcripts after disposition; and performing a number of personal service functions for judges and their administrative assistants and for the Clerk's office, as needed.   Considerable knowledge of court procedures and policies and legal documents pertaining to the courts; modern office practices and procedures; organization, operations, functions, and scope of authority of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to make work decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; to organize and maintain a variety of complex records, to prepare reports from such records; and to handle problems as they arise. Some intrastate travel, lifting of heavy court records/boxes and prolonged periods of standing will be required in this position.   Qualifications:  Graduation from high school, and familiarity with the procedures, policies, laws, and operations of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals.

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 (Juvenile) - District 4J - Omaha
Deadline: Tuesday, December 13, 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 December 13, 2016.

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

 

 

Clerk Magistrate I - Saunders - Wahoo, NE
Deadline: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Salary: $3,742.69/month

Saunders 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 Saunders 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.   Considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures; experience demonstrating strong management skills; demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with personnel at all levels.   REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in public/business administration, court administration, or related field PLUS five years of progressively responsible experience in court administration or experience in another law-related setting, including some supervisory experience. With the minimum of a high school degree or equivalent, experience working in a court system may be substituted for higher education on a year-for-year basis. PREFERRED: 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. 

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

Secretary I - District 6 - Fremont
Deadline: Friday, December 16, 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. Hiring rate is $2,240.36 per month.  This position closes December 16, 2016.

 

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

 

Information Technology Business Systems Analyst - - Lincoln
Deadline: Friday, December 16, 2016 | Salary: $4,333.31/month

Information Technology Business Systems Analyst – Office of Probation Administration, Lincoln, NE

Under general supervision, this position performs business process analysis and designs and provides system support for automated business applications. 

Work includes generating manuals, documentation and reports; assisting in developing and delivering training; serving as a liaison between the business end users and information technology team members; participating in general information technology development, testing and implementation;  performing related work as assigned.

Knowledge of the operation and functionality of case and data management systems; system design and analysis; computers and electronics; information requirements analysis; specification development and writing; process evaluation and software testing; instructional methods and training techniques.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Two years of post-high school education or training in computer science, business analysis, software development, data management systems or related areas OR a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of related work experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in information systems, business or related field and two years of experience in business analysis is preferred. Requires working at a computer for extended periods of time and possible lifting up to 50 pounds.  Some travel may be required. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

Hiring rate is $4,333.31 per month.   This position closes December 16, 2016

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

 

Problem-Solving Court Coordinator - District 7 - Norfolk
Deadline: Monday, December 19, 2016 | Salary: $4,224.56/month

Under the direction and authority of the Problem-Solving Court Judge and Chief Probation Officer, the Coordinator is a supervisory level position which is primarily responsible for a full range of programs and services for problem-solving court participants in the community.  The Coordinator performs administrative, managerial and supervisory work required in planning, delivery, coordination, and evaluation of services, to include case management, and participant supervision to ensure compliance with local, state, and national standards.

Assist in the design, development, implementation and enhancement of problem solving courts in the district. Establish policy and procedures for the problem solving courts in accordance with state statute and Supreme Court rules.  Assist in oversight of contracts with treatment providers.

Knowledge of program and policy development specific to mental health and substance use.  Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services as well as general knowledge of managed care delivery. In-depth knowledge of the screening, referral and clinical assessment of individuals entering problem-solving courts who experience substance abuse, domestic violence, PTSD, TBI, and/or mental health problems.

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in a human services, public administration or education discipline plus experience and training in the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services.

Hiring rate is $4,224.56 per month.  This position closes December 19, 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 (Juvenile) - District 10 - Hastings
Deadline: Monday, December 19, 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 December 19, 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 10 - Minden
Deadline: Monday, December 19, 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. Hiring rate is $2,240.36 per month.  This position closes December 19, 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: Monday, December 19, 2016 | Salary: $2,859.33/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 $2,859.33 per month. This position closes December 19, 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 (Part-Time/GEAP Grant) - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Monday, December 19, 2016 | Salary: $22.88/hour



Specialized Probation Officer (Part-Time/GEAP Grant) – District #4A--Omaha

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.  This is a grant funded position based on available funding from year to year.

 

Hiring rate is $22.878 per hour. This position closes December 19, 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—Juvenile Transportation - District 4J - Omaha
Deadline: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | Salary: $2,859.33/month

Assistant Probation Officer—Juvenile Transportation– District #4J--Omaha

This is a highly responsible paraprofessional position under the direct supervision of the Chief Probation Officer or designee. 

Work includes the transportation and/or monitoring of probationers, including to recreational, home, educational, treatment and community activities.  The person in this position must maintain a high level of ethics and serve as a role model for juveniles and families that probation serves. Work includes support and services of probation officers in a wide range of areas, including supervision of probationers during a transport and documentation into the Nebraska Probation information system.   This person will be involved in transporting probationers and their support systems under the direction of a probation officer. 

Ability to coordinate daily/weekly transportation scheduling for the district; have a working knowledge of assigned street areas and ability to use a navigation system; assist probation officers in gathering case information; enter client data and case notes into Probation information system; perform vehicle pre- and post- trip inspections; maintains case notes on probationers; work closely with court personnel, referral agencies and other staff.

Assignment of this position within a district is at the discretion of the Office of Probation Administration and contingent upon the unique needs of the district.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with an acceptable driving record (no significant citations or incidents within the last seven (7) years).  Associate's degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college. All educational credits must be granted from an accredited institution approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education.

PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required

Hiring rate is $2,859.33 per month. This position closes December 20, 2016.

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