The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) offers more than 150 job classifications and 2,300 career opportunities. People who choose NDCS come from a variety of school and career backgrounds from criminal justice, health and wellness, manufacturing, food service, banking, military, construction and everything in-between.

***Please note: The State of Nebraska is transitioning to a new recruitment system. All applicants with accounts in NEOGOV are encouraged to copy any resume or account material they wish to save prior to October 10. Materials will not be accessible after that date.  








Read about the many careers available at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.

Criminal Justice

"No matter what the position, there is always something more to learn. Every day is different."

- Corporal, Security Team

Health Services

"Our clinic has a skilled nursing facility, x-ray machine, conducts eye exams, dental checkups and treats patients with mental health needs."

- Licenced Practical Nurse (LPN)

Food Services

"It’s very different than what I expected. We are more rehabilitation-focused. I've loved working here."

- Food Service Manager


Facility Operations

"I enjoy repairing things and making the facility more efficient. I also enjoy teaching the inmates new job skills to help them become more successful."

- Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Programming & Education

"Teaching at a facility is different than what people might think. Our students are so grateful for the educational opportunities we give them."

- NDCS Teacher

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