In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

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Congratulations to the women at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women who recently earned their General Educational Development (GED) certificates. With the decision to pursue and complete their GED, many more opportunities will open for them in the future.

Through their dedication and perseverance, these women made us proud. Congratulations Class of 2021! #MakeADifferenceRead more

NDCS Team Member Spotlight:

Facility Maintenance Specialist Electrician Michael Thomsen was selected as a recipient of the 2020 Warden’s Proficiency Award for the Administrative Services Division at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). Beginning his career in June 1981 at NSP, Thomsen efficiently performs skilled electrical work, plumbing, welding, on-call duties and any other work that needs to be completed while demonstrating exceptional troubleshooting skills and a strong work ethic that his teammates look up to and respect.

Thomsen is always offering a helping hand when needed, such as assisting new...Read more

A big thank you and shout out to Muchachos for providing the delicious taste of New Mexican BBQ to the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L). NDCS team members and the incarcerated population enjoyed having this option for lunch.

In need of a new family-friendly restaurant? Muchachos is not only a food truck, but also a brick-and-mortar located in the heart of downtown Lincoln at 416 S 11th St. Check them out at https://www.yomuchacho.com/Read more

NDCS Team Member Spotlight:

Corporal (Cpl.) James Kucera was recently awarded a challenge coin because of his attention to detail and his great work ethic at the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L). Cpl. Kucera has worked over two decades with NDCS and is currently supervising outside contractors on the CCC-L renovation project that began last year. His average day consists of escorting contractors, keeping track of tool count and controlling inmate movement in the affected areas.

His favorite part about working at CCC-L is seeing the success stories unfold. “I focus my energy on assisting our...Read more

FORE! Mark your calendar for the Honor Guard Golf Scramble Saturday, July 31. The event will be held at Highlands Golf Course in Lincoln with a shotgun start time at 8:00 a.m. NDCS teammates, family, friends and members of the community are all welcome to play. All proceeds will be donated to the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation, a national, non-profit charitable organization that supports corrections officers and staff members who suffer catastrophic events.

The scramble includes 18-holes of golf, golf cart and an opportunity to win various prizes by having: • Longest drive • Closest to the pin • Longest putt...Read more

Congratulations to the 10 NDCS team members and seven men from the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP), for graduating from the Thinking for a Change (T4C) Facilitator Training program at NSP. Team members will teach alongside the peer facilitators to provide programming opportunities to the incarcerated population. Peer facilitators are also co-facilitating at the Omaha Correctional Center and the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution.

Developed by the National Institute of Corrections, T4C is a high-level cognitive behavioral program that utilizes role playing to help participants address attitudes, behavior, family,...Read more

Join us next week at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) job fair on Tuesday, June 29, located at 2323 Avenue J in Omaha from 3-7 p.m.

There will be on the spot interviews and testing for those who are interested in the 150+ career opportunities available, along with limited tours of OCC. Package this with great benefits, referral bonuses, job stability and more, there’s truly something for everyone!

Job seekers are encouraged to apply online prior to the job fair. Visit our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/nebraska?department[0]=Department%20of%20Correctional%20Services&sort=PostingDate%...Read more

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