Office Technician - Accounting - Central Office
State of Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska

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Hiring Agency:
Correctional Services - Agency 46

Lincoln Job Posting

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Classification Salary Range:
$12.85 - $18.95

Job Posting:
JR2023-00000971 Office Technician - Accounting - Central Office (Open)

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Job Description:
Hiring range $12.852-$18.945/hour. Pay rate may be commensurate with education and/or experience within fiscal constraints, if approved.

Under immediate supervision, performs routine clerical accounting work involving the preparation, maintenance, coding and processing of financial transactions, records and reports.

• 13 paid holidays
• Vacation and sick leave (24 days your first year, accruing immediately)
• Military leave
• 156% state-matched retirement
• Tuition reimbursement
• Employee assistance program
• 79% employer paid health insurance plans
• Dental and vision insurance plans
• Employer-paid $20,000 life insurance policy
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) eligible through the Federal
• Wide variety and availability of career advancement
• Meaningful public service -- service with a purpose!
• Numerous training and development opportunities

Information about the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) can be found at: For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please call 402-479-5812.

Balance receipts and funds received for deposit. Prepare release statements and calculate release checks for inmates releasing from facilities. Assess and monitor maintenance accounts for work release inmates. Post club and religious institutional checks, collect suspense checks, and process other transactions in CIT as assigned to include journal entries, manual pay, and funds due inmates. Filing of financial documents. Assist with other accounting functions as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Coursework/training or experience in public contact, customer service, and/or performing and applying office/clerical support procedures, including the use of a personal computer, associated software, and office equipment.

PREFERRED: Experience with spreadsheets, word processing and email. Experience performing data entry with extreme accuracy.

OTHER: Must be able to type at least 40 wpm net (with emphasis on accuracy). Applicant will be required to complete a typing test. Applicant 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 NE Corrections Training Program.

Knowledge of: the principles and practices of clerical accounting/bookkeeping methods, forms and techniques; the methods of filing and maintaining accounting records; mathematical functions related to accounting processes; word processing and spreadsheet computer software programs.

Skills in: listening to and understanding information and/or instructions received to perform assigned tasks; entering data into spreadsheets or data bases.

Ability to: learn and apply agency policies and guidelines pertinent to clerical accounting; learn clerical accounting terminology, codes and classifications; communicate to express ideas and facts; compute and compile financial data involving the use of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and fractions; operate office equipment such as personal computers, scanners, photocopiers and desk calculators; extract data from established accounts for use in preparing accounting reports and statements. Must be able to reach high and low, and rotate file cabinets.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.

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