Nebraska State Courts and Probation

Assistant Probation Officer—Juvenile Transportation (Part-time) – 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

The salary range is $15.76 to $19.20 per hour. This position closes March 13, 2015.

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