Temporary Corrections Officer - LCC/DEC



Lincoln, NE 


Case Management


$16.58 per hour

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JOB #201603916
IMMEDIATE Full-Time or Part-Time temporary positions available. MUST APPLY ONLINE.

We are seeking individuals who previously worked with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) in a custody position within the past 18 months. Applicants must serve a 120-day break in service before being eligible for temporary work.

Positions available at the Lincoln Correctional Center, as well as the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center.

The Corrections Officer selection process includes the following steps:
• Online application
• Interview
• Security background check
• Reference checks
• Drug testing.

For more information call (402) 479-6171. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator Lisa Mathews at 402-479-5812, or lisa.mathews@nebraska.gov.
Supervise inmates in a wide variety of situations and activities. Conduct thorough inspections and searches of inmates, buildings and grounds. Negotiate extensive pedestrian and mobile perimeter and grounds inspection outdoors. Move heavy furniture and equipment with assistance (up to 100 pounds) during searches. Perform security observation duties to include duty in 45-50 feet high towers. Prepare documentation regarding institutional matters such as incident reports, misconduct reports and logs. Conduct counts. Operate security equipment such as portable and mobile radios, electronic panel switches, keys in locks, fire extinguishing equipment, hand tools, and mechanical levers. Place and remove restraints on inmates. Operate control center. Recognize critical behavior. Respond to emergency situations. Restrain and control inmates. Transport inmates leaving the institution on any form of travel order. Drive state vehicles to include conducting perimeter patrol of institution. Follow written directives, post orders, and special instructions in addition to policies and procedures which dictate daily, routine and emergency procedures. Enforce rules and regulations. Communicate with staff by using portable and mobile radios, telephones, pagers, intercoms and similar adaptive equipment. Complete and maintain an abbreviated training course, including CPR, self-defense, first aid, chemical agents and firearms. Employ techniques learned as necessary. Supervise compliance with safety, sanitation, health and personal hygiene standards. Supervise the issue, use and storage of caustic, toxic and flammable substances. Distribute inmate mail. May distribute medication as necessary.

Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS: At least 18 years of age; high school education or equivalent; a valid driver's license; must be able to legally possess a firearm and ammunition.

PREFERRED: Previous experience working in a NDCS custody position within the past 18 months. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish desired and assessed.

OTHER: May need to complete and maintain annual Medication Aide certification. Must have a valid driver's license. Work schedule to be determined.
Ability to work under stress.
Company Info
Nebraska Department of Correctional Services 801 W. Prospector Place, Bldg 1
Lincoln, NE, United States

Phone: 402-479-5601
Web Site: http://www.corrections.nebraska.gov/

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