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Criminal/Traffic Cashier/Clerk - Lancaster - Lincoln
Deadline: Friday, April 3, 2015 | Salary: $12.51 - $15.24/hour

The Lancaster County Court in Lincoln is accepting applications for a Criminal/Traffic 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, issuing receipts, setting trial dates, and responding to inquiries. Other duties include 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.  Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.  Preferred Qualifications:  Bookkeeping or cashiering experience, as well as general clerical training with some experience in processing and accounting for large sums of money. County Court experience preferred.  Other Qualifications: Successful completion of training in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required on the job. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Starting salary is $12.51 - $15.24 per hour plus excellent benefits.  Applications must be received no later than April 3, 2015.  

Criminal/Traffic Cashier/Clerk - Douglas - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, April 3, 2015 | Salary: $12.51 - $15.24/hour

The Douglas County Court in Omaha is accepting applications for a Criminal/Traffic 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, issuing receipts, setting trial dates, and responding to inquiries. Other duties include 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.  Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.  Preferred Qualifications:  Bookkeeping or cashiering experience, as well as general clerical training with some experience in processing and accounting for large sums of money. County Court experience preferred.  Other Qualifications: Successful completion of training in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required on the job. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Starting salary is $12.51 - $15.24 per hour plus excellent benefits.  Applications must be received no later than April 3, 2015.  

Courtroom Clerk - Douglas - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, April 3, 2015 | Salary: $13.61 - $16.58/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.  MINIMUM Requirements include High School graduation or equivalent. PREFERRED: Two years of experience working in a county court system. The ability to speak Spanish is preferred but not required.  OTHER: Successful completion of “on the job training” in JUSTICE (the statewide computer system) will be required.  Beginning hourly salary range is $13.61 to $16.58.  All applications must be received on or before April 3, 2015.

 

 

PROBATION OFFICER TRAINEE (Juvenile) - District 1 - GENEVA
Deadline: Monday, April 6, 2015 | Salary: $2,767.41 - $3,371.82/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.  Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application. The State of Nebraska complies with Nebraska’s Veterans Preference Laws.

 

 

 

Records Clerk - Douglas - Omaha
Deadline: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | Salary: $12.78 - $15.57/hour

The Douglas 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 Douglas 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. Beginning hourly salary range is $12.775 to $15.565.  All applications must be received on or before April 7, 2015.

Records Clerk (part time) - Polk - Osceola
Deadline: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 | Salary: $12.78 - $15.57/hour

The Polk County Court (Osceola, NE) is taking applications for a part time (20 hour per week) 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 Polk 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. Beginning hourly salary range is $12.775 to $15.565.  All applications must be received on or before April 7, 2015.

 

Records Clerk - Lancaster - Lincoln
Deadline: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | Salary: $12.78 - $15.57/hour

The Lancaster 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 Lancaster 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. Beginning hourly salary range is $12.775 to $15.565.  All applications must be received on or before April 8, 2015.

Specialized Probation Officer (Juvenile) - District 7 - Norfolk
Deadline: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/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.

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. Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure. 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. 


The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.  

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

Specialized Substance Abuse Supervision Officer (SSAS) - District 3A - Lincoln
Deadline: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/month

This professional position is primarily responsible for the supervision of the high-risk felony drug client under the authority of the Nebraska State Probation System or the Nebraska Parole System.  The SSAS officer shall develop programming for the high-risk client and be responsible for the day-to-day activities of these clients in the community.  SSAS officers shall communicate with providers and stakeholders within the community.  Due to the nature of the work, this position requires flexible scheduling and non-traditional working hours. This position has the same statutory authority and responsibilities as a traditional and Community-Based Intervention senior probation officer in addition to the following responsibilities.  

Responsibilities to include supervision of high-risk felony drug clients from both the Probation and Parole systems; develop a team supervision approach with the SSAS client's referral source;  facilitate groups which may include, but not be limited to, cognitive restructuring, cognitive skill building, life skills enhancement, and general education of clients; participate in the treatment process of the clients which may include, but not be limited to, attend treatment groups and communicating with providers under the guidelines of the Standardized Model; ability to match the SSAS client's needs to the appropriate treatment modality or service; establish an appropriate case plan which will incorporate stages of change and criminogenic factors; develop a day and evening reporting center within the community and incorporate community providers into the programming being conducted in this center; participate in specialized training that addresses supervising specialized clients; create a comprehensive network of community-wide resources; visit programs and engage providers; involve the client in the early stages of behavioral changes through targeted treatment.

Skills and abilities include being able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the Standardized Model, cognitive skill building, relapse prevention, motivational interviewing, and social learning theory, and other appropriate specialized skills; demonstrating skills and abilities in establishing, promoting, and maintaining positive working relationships with the court system, other criminal justice agencies, local or regional stakeholders, and treatment providers;  being able to demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate the ability to interpret data.


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 three years of experience providing case management and/or completion of investigations in a community corrections based program or agency. Meets the basic requirements as a probation officer.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. 

 

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

 

Drug Technician - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Thursday, April 9, 2015 | Salary: $1,966.75 - $2,396.29/month

Responsible for conducting drug/alcohol screens utilizing various sanctioned testing methodologies, collecting and disposing of urine specimens, maintaining accountability for specimen identification, communicating on a regular basis with probation staff and documenting results of drug/alcohol testing for case files, testifying in court regarding positive drug/alcohol screens, and collecting statistics pertaining to drug/alcohol screens for submission to the Administrative Office of Probation.  Prior experience working with client populations helpful as is substance abuse or chemical testing training.  Ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients, capable of organizing and prioritizing daily work activities. Graduation from high school or its equivalent and successfully complete required training associated with drug/alcohol screening methodologies.  

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. 

 

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

Information Systems Specialist - - Lincoln
Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2015 | Salary: $3,999.12 - $4,872.54/month

The Nebraska Supreme Court is taking applications for the position of Information Systems Specialist.  The person in this position participates in multiple aspects of the Information Technology Office to provide support to the Nebraska Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Clerk’s Office, Reporter’s Office, Counsel for Discipline, Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation.  Duties include serving as project manager on new technology projects as assigned including document analysis, site visits, and task and workflow analysis. Other duties include the monitoring and maintenance of the technology equipment data base; creating and maintaining pages for the Supreme Court’s web site as well as pages for district and county court web sites; setup of digital recording equipment; uploading of audio and video files to the Supreme Court’s web site; completing change out of computers and other equipment for users; maintaining Windows Server, DNS server, DHCP server, print server and domain controllers.  Must have good trouble shooting skills in order to solve hardware and software problems and the ability to do this at remote locations throughout the state. Must be able to handle stress derived from deadlines and multiple requests for assistance. Must be a quick learner with minimal supervision. Must have good oral and written communication skills along with strong analytical and product management skills with a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements. Ability to set priorities and manage the work to those priorities.  Minimum Qualifications:  Post high school coursework/technical certificates in computer science, information technology, or comparable discipline.  Preferred Qualifications: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and two years of related technical and business experience is preferred. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MSCA) and Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) are preferred. Other:  Candidates must be able to lift up to 75-100 lbs. Some travel within Nebraska will be required.  Beginning monthly salary is from $3,999.12 to $4,872.54  based on experience, plus excellent benefits. All applications must be received no later than April 10, 2015

 

Assistant Probation Officer - District 4A - Omaha
Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2015 | Salary: $2,730.89 - $3,327.32/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.  

An associate’s degree from an accredited 2-year college or 63 hours of course work from an accredited 4-year college; knowledge of the criminal justice system; a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college and probation-related experience preferred, 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.

The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.                                        .                                                                                                    

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

Specialized Probation Officer (Juvenile) - District 10 - Holdrege
Deadline: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Salary: $3,787.32 - $4,614.48/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.

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. Some positions may require specific knowledge or experience, or established progress toward certain degrees or licensure. 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. The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

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

Director of Court Improvement Project - - Lincoln
Deadline: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | Salary: $6,363.00 - $7,752.00/month

The Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation is accepting applications for the Director of Court Improvement Project. This is a responsible position that will plan, design, organize, implement and monitor the Nebraska Court Improvement Project, a project designed to improve the functioning of the state court system in responding to cases involving children who have been abused or neglected or are involved in the juvenile justice system. Responsibilities include:  researching and maintaining expertise in the area of evidence-based practices; complying with timely applications and reporting requirements; monitoring federal funding for specific projects; coordinating educational opportunities for judges, attorneys and court staff; serving as a liaison with all participating agencies and programs and as support staff to the Supreme Court Commission on Children in the Courts; promoting public awareness of the needs of juveniles and child welfare in Nebraska; as well as other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have  knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective program and project management and knowledge of federal and state governmental processes and child welfare laws and policies. Must have the ability to set effective goals, implement action plans and solutions and manage multiple projects as well as the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.  Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Advanced Degree in Law, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Public Administration or related fields PLUS three years of progressively responsible experience in program management.  Preferred Qualifications:  Juris Doctorate degree from an AA Accredited law school and an active membership in the Nebraska State Bar. Beginning salary is $6363 to $7752 per month with excellent benefits.  All applications must be received by April 14, 2015.