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Specialized Probation Officer (Juvenile) - District 10 - Holdrege
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 | Salary: $3,965.46/month



Specialized Probation Officer (Juvenile) – – District #10 - Holdrege

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 May 1, 2017

 

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 - District 10 - Hastings
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 | Salary: $3,965.46/month



Specialized Probation Officer– District #10 - Hastings

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 May 1, 2017

 

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

 

 

Associate Public Guardian Legal Counsel - Douglas - Omaha NE
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 | Salary: $49,515.72/year

Under the supervision of the Director of Office of Public Guardian, Deputy Director, and Associate Public Guardian Senior Legal Counsel (APGSLC) this position (serving the Omaha area and surrounding counties) provides legal representation for the Office of Public Guardian (OPG); gives legal support to Associate Public Guardians (APG's) with administrative hearings; assists with information and support to attorneys retained by the OPG to represent wards or protected persons with legal and/or administrative actions outside the parameter of guardianship or conservatorship. When not performing as legal counsel, the primary duties of this classification, which constitute the majority of duties, are to independently perform professional staff functions as a representative of the OPG; serve as an APG to qualifying adult individuals whose disabilities and functional capabilities hinder day-to-day management of personal affairs and/or management of financial matters; recruit successor private guardians; provide education and information to support family and private guardians; and perform related work as assigned.  Coordinates and acts on behalf of eligible incapacitated individuals in day-to-day management of personal and estate matters when the Office of Public Guardian is appointed by the court. Assists in expediting benefits to entitled eligible individuals. Conducts intake interviews; investigates the financial, psychological, family and social histories of referred individuals; plans and arranges for client services and housing in the least restrictive alternative; makes home and facility visits and inspections; assures the care and treatment, to the extent allowable, the intent of the client expressed prior to incompetency; recommends action based on informed consent for medical, surgical and hospitalization; and all other responsibilities as required. Legal representation duties may include: Conferring with Associate Public Guardian Legal Counsels (APGLC), Associate Public Guardians, wards/protected persons, plaintiff attorneys, defendant attorneys, and other interested parties to exchange and prepare information on the facts and status of OPG guardianship and conservatorship cases. Researches legal precedents, case reports, and other legal documents to collect information for case preparation; prepares initial drafts of correspondence, motions, pleadings, orders, affidavits and other legal documents; represent the OPG in guardianship and conservatorship legal actions in court, as directed by the Deputy Director of the Office of Public Guardian.  Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to think logically and arrive at sound conclusions: to identify issues as they arise and address them proactively; to prioritize tasks and accomplish multiple projects simultaneously. Working knowledge of the Office of Public Guardian goals, objectives, and statutory requirements; medical and psychiatric terminology and the symptoms or behavior patterns of persons with dementia, Alzheimer's, and psychiatric problems; ability to research medical issues to facilitate decisions and care plans; and insight to know when to engage second opinions and wider professional team involvement; of principles of social work, sociology and psychology; crisis intervention techniques and principles; casework management methods, organize and prioritize personal/estate case management tasks and assignments; of the techniques of preparing/drafting legal documents and forms; the principles and practices of guardianship and conservatorship administration; judicial procedures and rules of evidence; the principles and practices of legal research; the procedures of trial and administrative hearings.  Minimum: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a focus on social work, counseling, psychology, gerontology, related behavioral science, or client support business services and at least two years' experience in a discipline pertinent to the provision of guardianship and conservatorship services which must include decision-making judgment for the benefit of others in the area of legal, guidance and counseling, healthcare, probation and parole, public administration with a focus on developmental disabilities, and/or persons with disruptive behaviors; AND a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law college; able to practice law in Nebraska. Preferred: Education including a supervised field placement or civil clinic law experience providing social casework, counseling, or legal services to elderly, vulnerable or dependent adults, minors and their families. Other Qualifications: No felony conviction; no misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude; possession of a valid Nebraska Motor Vehicle Operator's license or alternate means of transportation; excellent credit history; highest personal and professional references that would support a court finding of suitability to qualify for appointment as a guardian and conservator. Individual chosen for the position will be subject to an extensive background check.

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

Associate Public Guardian - Douglas - Omaha NE
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 | Salary: $44,515.56/year

The Administrative Office of the Courts is accepting applications for an Associate Public Guardian who will, under general supervision, independently perform professional staff functions as a representative of the Office of Public Guardian serving the Omaha/Douglas and surrounding counties as an Associate Public Guardian to qualifying minors and adult individuals whose disabilities and functional capabilities hinder day-to-day management of personal affairs and/or management of financial matters. The Associate Public Guardian will also recruit substitute private guardians and provide education and information to support family and private guardians.  Responsibilities include: assisting in expediting benefits to entitled eligible individuals; conducting intake interviews and providing counseling to a caseload of clients; investigating the financial, psychological, family and social histories of referred individuals; arranging for client services and housing; conducting home and facility visits and inspections; assuring care and treatment best-suited to the clients' interests; recommending action based on informed consent for medical, surgical and hospitalization; and all other responsibilities as required by the type of guardianship identified. Will work with various private and public organizations for the purpose of developing local treatment resources. Responsible for estate management and sound personal and financial management to ensure the most appropriate level and highest quality of care of person and property. Will prepare comprehensive personal and financial court reports, maintains case records, ensure clients' bills are paid; attend court hearings as appropriate; and collect data and statistics as required. Extensive independent travel may be required.  The successful candidate will have working knowledge of the Office of Public Guardian statutory requirements along with the ability to read and understand documents used in financial and estate management and in real property transactions, in addition to working knowledge of community systems and services and the appropriate utilization for referral and placement of minors, the elderly, people with mental illness, and individuals with developmental disabilities. The Associate Public Guardian must have the ability to coordinate guardianship/conservatorship case management efforts with other public and/or non-profit agencies involved in client cases and the ability to prepare clear, concise written communications and comprehensive office and court reports and maintain complete and accurate case information and case records.  REQUIREMENTS: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a focus on social work, counseling, psychology, gerontology, related behavioral science, or client support business services and at least two years' experience in a discipline pertinent to the provision of guardianship and conservatorship services which must include decision-making judgment for the benefit of others in the area of legal, guidance and counseling, healthcare, probation and parole, public administration with a focus on developmental disabilities, and/or persons with disruptive behaviors. Equivalent education or experience will be considered. PREFERRED: J.D. or Ph.D.; or Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Gerontology or related behavioral science or equivalent advanced degree which includes a supervised field placement providing social casework or counseling services to elderly, vulnerable or dependent adults, minors and their families. OTHER: No felony conviction or misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude. Possess a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license or alternate means of transportation. Excellent credit history; highest personal and professional references that would support a court finding of suitability to qualify for appointment as a guardian and conservator. Individual chosen for the position will be subject to an extensive background check.

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 5 - Columbus
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 | Salary: $3,965.46/month


Specialized Probation Officer (Juvenile) – – District #5 - Columbus

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 May 1, 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 11 - North Platte
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 | Salary: $2,859.33/month

Assistant Probation Officer--District #11—North Platte


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 May 1, 2017.

 

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

 

 

 

 

Drug Technician - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 | Salary: $2,059.26/month

 

 

Drug Technician – District #4A--Omaha

This position is under the supervision of the Chief Probation Officer and assists probation staff by conducting drug screens on supervised probation cases. 

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. Perform related work as required.

Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients, orally and in writing. Capable of organizing and prioritizing daily work activities. Ability to follow directions.

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

PREFERRED:  Prior experience working with client populations in substance abuse. Prior substance abuse or chemical testing training. Prefer ability to speak Spanish.

OTHER:  Hours are dependent upon the testing schedule. 

The hiring rate is $2,059.26 per month. 

This position closes May 1, 2017

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

 

 

 

 

Cashier/Clerk - Lancaster - Lincoln NE
Deadline: Thursday, May 4, 2017 | Salary: $13.10/hour

The Lancaster County Court in Lincoln, NE is accepting applications for a 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, responding to inquiries, balancing cash daily; data entry of court information and payments; and sorting and filing of court records.   Knowledge and ability operating a computer, calculator and other standard office equipment; and good communication skills are required. Knowledge of standard bookkeeping procedures/practices and financial procedures/regulations.   REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from high school or equivalent supplemented by completion of courses in accounting or bookkeeping, with at least one year of experience in processing and/or accounting for large sums of money. Preferred Qualifications: County Court experience preferred. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Other Qualifications: 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.

Staff Assistant - - Lincoln
Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017 | Salary: $2,906.58/month

 

STAFF ASSISTANT– Office of Probation Administration, Lincoln                        

Under general supervision of a Deputy Administrator or designee, this position supports administrative or program operations, functions, or activities and performs varied administrative, technical, and/or program support work. Performs related work as assigned.

Answers inquiries concerning policies, procedures, and processes  to facilitate proper application of these directives and processes; applies policies, procedures, and processes; collects and compiles information and/or data from computers, databases, statistical, accounting, administrative, and/or other records; compiles records and creates reports, charts and/or graphs through word processing, spreadsheet, or database software to display information in a readable format and to provide the immediate supervisor and management officials with information for making decisions; Analyzes information and makes conclusions; monitors status of projects and/or costs/expenditures relating to these programs/functions; prepares documentation pertinent to grant administration activities such as grant requirements, grant awards, grant requests, or application reviews for adherence to grant requirements; compiles reports and analyses relative to grant usage and compliance; coordinates public information/community relations contact activities to promote positive public awareness of an administrative or program operation, function, or activity of the agency.

Knowledge of office processes and procedures; customer service processes and principles; administrative and office/clerical support procedures and associated computer applications such as word processing, file management, record keeping, and database management. Ability to formulate and recommend alternative courses of action; communicate and exchange information and ideas with others; create charts, graphs, and/or reports using word processing or other computer applications; summarize technical data and results of research into reports; track and monitor information; retrieve information from a variety of sources; coordinate resources and people; some knowledge of grant administration/reporting requirements and compliance.  Some travel may be required.

Associate’s degree in office management, secretarial/office support, customer service, or administration, or a related area or two years’ experience in office management, secretarial/office support, customer service, or administration, including use of computer software such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. OR two years of coursework/training or experience involving research, presentation, or publication in an area related to the programs or functions of the employing agency.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

The Hiring rate is $2,906.58 per month.

This position closes May 5, 2017

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 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017 | Salary: $2,593.50/month

Case Monitor—District #4A--Omaha

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.

Administer offender assessments. Arrange and conduct alcohol and drug testing on offenders.  Assist with necessary computer set-up information, monitor database information for accuracy, and alert staff regarding releases, extensions, violations, or terminations. Prepare correspondence as required, utilizing form letters, dictated materials, or own writing as directed. Complete accurate and timely paperwork.  Detailed documentation and communication with the supervising probation officer. Assist probation officer in gaining case information as directed. Conduct curfew checks. Oversee and/or assist setting up community service and/or restitution. Assist offenders in program completion. Assist in monitoring offenders. Meet all training requirements in a timely manner. Assist in the supervision of persons on probation and in providing the necessary information to the court regarding violations of supervision. Conduct records checks on various automated systems, including NPMIS, CJIS, and JUSTICE. Be familiar with the Standardized Model and able to administer the SSI and the SRARF, as well as compile and send the required information to Registered Providers. Report all hazardous incidents encountered in the course of duty to the Chief Probation Officer or designee.

Enter offender data and case notes into NPMIS. Generate reports as needed, being sure that all data required for such reports has been collected and entered into NPMIS. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor, probation officers, Deputy Chief, and Chief Probation Officers and other direct supervisors.

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: Knowledge of the criminal justice system and probation-related experience. Ability to speak Spanish is desired.

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 $2,953.50 per month. 

This position closes May 5, 2017

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 11 - North Platte
Deadline: Friday, May 5, 2017 | Salary: $4,224.56/month

Problem Solving Court Coordinator– District #11 – North Platte

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, 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 May 5, 2017.

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 - Fremont
Deadline: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Salary: $2,897.57/month

Probation Officer Trainee (Juvenile)—District #6--Fremont

This entry level position involves job orientation and training under close supervision for a period of one year to afford the trainee an opportunity to gain experience and develop ability.  Work within this position includes performing a variety of duties ranging from conducting court investigations to the case management of offenders.

During the trainee’s provisional period of employment, he/she will become knowledgeable with Nebraska Probation statutes, the Nebraska Supreme Court Personnel Policies and Procedures handbook, the Nebraska Probation System Policies and Procedures Manual, and any local district manuals.  The trainee will work closely with and observe other Probation staff, learn office operations and court procedures.  Perform related work as required.

Become familiar with various types of presentence/predisposition investigation (PSI/PDI) reports through formal training and observation and complete PSI/PDI reports under close supervision.

Become familiar with the supervision of offenders as outlined in the Nebraska Probation Policies and Procedures Manual and become capable of providing appropriate supervision of assigned cases through formal training, review of case files, and observation of other officers. Become acquainted with judges, court staff, and personnel of the criminal justice agencies. Become acquainted with school personnel, mental health facilities, alcohol and drug programs, vocational rehabilitation programs, and other available resources. Exercise verbal and written communication skills in day-to-day activities. Become familiar with the authority to arrest and detain offenders as provided by Neb. Rev. Stat. 29-2266 (2) and (3). 

Complete training in appropriate drug and alcohol testing procedures and conduct the same under close supervision. Become familiar with local district juvenile intake procedures. Become familiar with policies and procedures associated with the electronic monitoring of offenders and related equipment. Appear in court as required.


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.  

REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields. 

PREFERRED:  Ability to speak Spanish preferred.  

The hiring rate is $2,897.57 per month.

This position closes May 9, 2017

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: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Salary: $2,897.57/month

Probation Officer Trainee (Juvenile) -- District #12--Gering

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 $2,897.57 per month.

 

This position closes May 9, 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 Clerk I (Probate) - Douglas - Omaha NE
Deadline: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Salary: $2,533.19/month

The Douglas County Court is accepting applications for an Assistant Clerk I in our Probate Division. In the absence of the Judicial Administrator, Probate Division Manager, Clerk Magistrate, the Clerk of the Court, or the Assistant Clerk II, the Assistant Clerk I as designated, will assume the responsibility of the office including deputy authority. Other functions may include the performance of supervisory and clerical duties.   The Assistant Clerk may perform records clerk, accounting clerk, or registrar duties, answer administrative inquiries, prepare reports, and compile statistics, assist with data entry functions, budget preparations, formulation of office policies and procedures, and may be assigned other duties as deemed appropriate.   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 at least two years' experience working in a court system or related professional environment.. PREFERRED: Knowledge of the Probate system and laws is preferred. 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 - Sarpy - Papillion NE
Deadline: Thursday, May 11, 2017 | Salary: $13.38/hour

The Sarpy 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 Judicial Administrator of the Sarpy County Court.   Requirements include typing skills, computer and data entry skills and ability to follow oral and written instructions and strong customer service skills with good phone manners.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or its equivalent. At least two years of court experience or experience in a similar office setting. Education above the high school level may be substituted for work experience on a year for year basis. Preferred Qualifications: 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.