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In Case You Missed It!

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“As I look at our agency’s newest group of team members, I can’t help but wonder what opportunities they will take advantage of. I look forward to seeing where the countless opportunities will lead this agency and each of our newest teammates.”

Interim Director Diane Sabatka-Rine shared this message with Class 1322 and inspired them to pursue the many opportunities NDCS provides — from developing new skills to supporting fellow teammates and, ultimately, changing lives.

After six weeks of pre-service training, this group took the pledge and celebrated their accomplishments surrounded by family and friends. For...Read more

A caring mentor can truly make all the difference. Sergeant (Sgt.) Shane Thurman has filled this role for countless teammates as a field training officer at the Reception and Treatment Center (RTC). For his tremendous efforts, he received the agency’s Excellence in Mentoring Award.

Sgt. Thurman is responsible for the training of new facility hires, which includes making schedules, giving instructions and partnering new teammates with veteran staff for on-the-job training. His positive attitude and interaction with staff sets an excellent example for new team members to follow.

Throughout this year, he has...Read more

These NDCS teammates had the chance to step away from their job duties and spend time intentionally investing in their growth and development. As graduates of a First-Level Leader cohort, they learned to draw on their strengths, develop a leader mindset and create a culture of feedback. Ultimately, this training equips them with the skills and confidence to be a leader wherever they are throughout the agency. Congratulations to these teammates and we look forward to seeing your future development! #NDCSEventsRead more

Do you have food service experience or maybe a background in culinary arts? How would you like to take your career to the next level?

Food Service Specialist Starting at $15.48/HR + $3/HR Diff = $18.48/HR + $2,000 Hiring Bonus! Manage, coordinate, and train the inmate population in safe food handling practices to prepare, cook/bake, and serve food.

Join our Food Service team today!

#NDCSjobs #applyforajob #stayforacareer

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For #throwbackthursday we’re taking a look back at NDCS through the years. Check out the historical timeline of corrections in Nebraska here: more

Being a peer facilitator is an opportunity to truly make a lasting impact on the lives of others.

This fall, men at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) walked through 7 Habits on the Inside facilitator training alongside NDCS teammates. This is a part of an ongoing initiative to train peers and staff to facilitate this program within NDCS facilities.

Using the principles of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, 7 Habits on the Inside is an evidence-based program that helps individuals understand the power of choice and take responsibility for actions and consequences.

We look forward to...Read more

Programming changes lives, and Unit Case Manager Michelle Kringle is passionate about the importance of implementing these transformative classes at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW).

For his outstanding efforts, Michelle was the recipient of the Customer Focused Award at the NDCS annual awards ceremony this fall.

During his tenure with NDCS, Michelle has built strong community relationships with the individuals who manage various programming and exhibits the utmost professionalism among community members.

With open communication and excellent customer service skills, he works every day to...Read more

These men at the Work Ethic Camp (WEC) are staying connected to the important people in their lives by using their creativity to make something festive for their loved ones. This month, the WEC medical staff hosted an event for the population to make Halloween crafts for their family and friends. Thank you to our WEC teammates for your efforts in planning this fun and meaningful activity!

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