Job Vacancy Secretary II – Nebraska State Penitentiary

Job title: Secretary II – Nebraska State Penitentiary

Company: Nebraska State Government

Job description:


The Nebraska State Penitentiary is hiring a personable professional with excellent organizational and communication skills to provide support to the office of the Associate Warden. Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) employs nearly 2,300 team members operating 10 institutions, which house approximately 5,200 inmates, statewide. The department’s focus includes inmate programming and education, physical and behavioral health care, re-entry services, and community programs, and is accredited by the American Correctional Association (ACA). Candidates will model the NDCS Values of integrity, respect, compassion, growth, and excellence as we accomplish our mission, “Keep people safe.” Information about the Department can be found at: For more information call 402-471-3161. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator Hayden Thomas at 402-479-5812 or

Location: Nebraska State Penitentiary, 4201 S. 14 Street, Lincoln, NE 68502

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 -4:30

Examples of Work

Greet visitors, answer telephone and direct calls. Review and route mail. Responsible for mailing form letters and material. Schedule and arrange appointments and/or meetings. Type narrative, numerical and/or statistical information from rough draft; proofread, copy and distribute reports. Take minutes of meetings and transcribe dictation. Operate office equipment. Order office supplies and equipment. Develop, compile and maintain files.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Experience in performing office/clerical or secretarial support functions, using personal computers and associated office software such as word processing and spreadsheets.

PREFERRED: At least one year of experience performing office/clerical/secretarial support functions. Experience taking meeting minutes and transcribing dictation. Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

OTHER: Type 40 wpm net with emphasis on accuracy. Typing test required prior to interview. 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

Ability to communicate effectively. Excellent customer relations, customer service skills and be able to multi-task. Skill in working with MS Word and Excel.

Expected salary: $12.5 per hour

Location: Lincoln, NE

Job date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 06:04:04 GMT

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