Job Vacancy Corrections Unit Caseworker – Nebraska Correctional Center for Women


Job title: Corrections Unit Caseworker – Nebraska Correctional Center for Women

Company: Nebraska State Government



Job description:

Description

IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! Information about the Department can be found at: www.corrections.nebraska.gov. For more information about this position or the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women, please call 402-362-8833. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator Hayden Thomas at 402-479-5812 or hayden.thomas@nebraska.gov

Location and address of position: Nebraska Corr. Center for Women, 1107 Recharge Road, York, NE 68467

Examples of Work

The duties for this position include: observe, monitor, and coordinate inmate activities, including unit sanitation, clothing exchange, food service, medical distribution, mail distribution, and room and unit inspections. Must be alert to security, health and safety situations. Guides, observes, and documents inmate behavior for the purpose of establishing/following rehabilitation/treatment plans and discipline. Writes reports on inspections, inmate grievances, disciplinary actions, and inmate performance. Trains inmates in specific task and job practices of sanitation. Observes inmates in the housing unit area to detect abnormalities, problems, or unrest and to initiate corrective actions. Instructs inmates on the rules and regulations of the unit and expected behavior. Counsel inmates, including crisis intervention, to assist them in adapting to the prison environment; solving problems; filing grievances; and planning for treatment changes, furloughs, and parole. Participate in disciplinary and security actions including counts, searches, and use of force. May transport inmates on travel orders. Overtime, voluntary and mandatory, includes weekends, holidays and double-shifts.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Associate’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral science, human services or related field OR two years of experience working with persons referred through the legal system. Must be at least 18 years of age. No felony or domestic abuse related convictions.

PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish desired.

OTHER: Must have a valid driver’s license. Transcripts required prior to appointment. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid Nebraska Corrections Training Program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

REQUIREMENTS: Associate’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral science, human services or related field OR two years of experience working with persons referred through the legal system. Must be at least 18 years of age. No felony or domestic abuse related convictions. PREFERRED: Bilingual skills in English and Spanish desired. OTHER: Must have a valid driver’s license. Transcripts required prior to appointment. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid Nebraska Corrections Training Program.

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Expected salary: $20 per hour



Location: York, NE



Job date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 06:01:06 GMT



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