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Because the Nebraska State Historical Society is a state agency, all regular paid position openings must be posted through the state of Nebraska's personnel system and all applications must be made through the Division of State Personnel, located on the mall level of the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln. They can be contacted by clicking on the link below, by calling 402-471-2075, or by writing to Division of State Personnel, P.O. Box 94905, Lincoln NE 68509-4905.

Division of State Personnel handles all requests for information on available paid positions and all applications.


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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:


Facilities Maintenance Technician I



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$10.62 Hourly

 

OPENING DATE: 07/29/15

 

CLOSING DATE: 08/12/15 11:59 PM

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Omaha

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, performs basic, routine maintenance and manual labor tasks in a variety of building, grounds, and equipment maintenance activities. Incumbent works individually. Person will be responsible for maintaining positive and helpful interaction with Ford Center clients and with routine cleaning of the building.

A standard work week will be established between 8 AM & 5 PM Monday thru Friday, working 20 hours per week.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Sole employee responsible for cleaning and maintaining a state of the art conservation facility, including laboratories, offices, equipment areas, public spaces, and daily maintenance of the exterior. Moves, loads, and unloads materials, supplies, furniture, and equipment. Performs routine painting and plastering of interior and exterior building surfaces, signs, furniture, and equipment. Performs minor repair of furniture, doors, windows, shelves, and floors. Performs minor repair of water lines, sinks, and stools, unclogging drains and sewers, and replacing faucets, valves, and washers. Replaces light bulbs, outlets, and switches, and greases and oils electric motors and fans. May maintain grounds by seeding, fertilizing, applying pesticides, watering, mowing, and trimming grass, weeding flower beds, trimming trees and shrubs, and removing snow and ice from sidewalks and parking areas. Cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes lavatories, sinks, mirrors, and other fixtures using disinfectants or other chemical solutions daily. Washes walls, windows, and ceilings using ladders, scaffolding, and other equipment. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, refinishes, waxes, and polishes floor surfaces using dust mops, wet mops, machine scrubs, stripping, refinishing and polishing agents and industrial size equipment; shampoos and vacuums carpets and similar material; selects and mixes cleaning or chemical solutions. Observes building or facility standards of sanitation and safety in cleaning procedures, i.e., frequent changing of cleaning water and mop heads and correct use of antibacterial agents. Empties individual trash containers, replaces old trash liners with new, and removes trash from buildings or facilities; physically lifts and moves material or objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more. Maintains and repairs/replaces minor components of cleaning equipment; informs immediate supervisor of broken/malfunctioning equipment and fixtures to facilitate repair or replacement. Pick mail up daily and get supplies from vendors. Set up equipment for events and provide additional security as needed. Maintain daily custodial schedule, Clean and maintain on-site state vehicles. Monitor and assist on-site contractor and inspectors, and receive deliveries as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

PREFERRED:  Prior maintenance experience.

OTHER: Drivers license or provide independent authorized transportation.  Must be self motivated, organized, and able to work independently and with others.  Ability to perform essential duties in a safe manner and work the hours assigned.
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: the standard tools and practices of various building and mechanical trades. Skill in: the use of a variety of basic hand tools, power tools, and maintenance equipment. Ability to: perform minor repairs in a variety of building and mechanical trades; understand and follow instructions; use/operate hand and power tools and power equipment in a safe manner; perform manual labor. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.


 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

                                                                                            

 

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:


Accounting Clerk II



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$13.39 Hourly

 

OPENING DATE: 08/04/2015

 

CLOSING DATE: 08/14/15 11:59 PM

 

JOB TYPE: PERM FULL TIME

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, performs moderately complex, technical accounting work to generate and process front-end accounting and financial data transactions and reports; may serve as a lead worker over other support positions performing clerical accounting transactions 

Hours are generally; Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM.

Position is located at The Nebraska State Historical Society, 1500 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68501.

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Prepares billing documents, invoices and other financial forms; records transactions into one or more accounting/financial management systems. Posts data to ledgers, journals, and worksheets to establish and maintain records of all financial transactions. Performs routine reviews and reconciliation of various financial statements including ledgers, journals, worksheets and accounts; verifies data is accurate and available for posting. Verifies data entered into an accounting/financial management system and performs adjustments to correct errors. Maintains and prepares financial and statistical records and reports to assist in the preparation of complex accounting reports, assessments and budget preparation. Evaluates accounting documents received for conformance with agency policies and procedures or contract requirements; initiates and approves payments. Extracts and compiles financial data from vouchers, ledgers, journals, computer printouts or system files to facilitate the preparation of standard reports and statements and to provide data to management for analysis. Develops, prepares and maintains spreadsheets and reports to track and/or monitor the process of financial transactions; compiles information and provides to management for analysis. Reviews data on vouchers, invoices, computer printouts, and other financial documents to ensure the information is accurate and complete and meets the established agency requirements; contacts document originator to request required documentation or elicit additional information. Educates agency staff, service providers, clients, customers or other billing entities on the complete billing process; provides on-going assistance to answer questions regarding payments and billings. Enters data onto financial forms, vouchers, labels, warrants, and other documents to facilitate processing and ensure proper accounting of funds. Codes vouchers and other financial documents using agency established codes to facilitate the identification, processing, and/or filing of the documents. Computes amounts to be disbursed to and/or collected from providers, clients, or governmental agencies to apply established collection, discount and/or refund procedures and to maintain a sound financial status. Sorts and files and/or retrieves correspondence, records, reports, invoices, vouchers, computer printouts, and other documents to ensure uniform storage and ready access to information. Operates office machines including personal computer, calculator, reproduction equipment, and typewriters to duplicate, scan, compile, tabulate, check, enter, attach or post materials/information.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS: Post high school coursework/training in accounting, bookkeeping, business administration, finance or related field OR experience with clerical accounting procedures including double-entry accounting.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: the principles and practices of double entry accounting concepts and procedures; clerical accounting 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. Skill in: listening to and understanding information and/or instructions received to perform assigned tasks; gathering and compiling 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; maintain financial records and prepare clerical accounting reports and statements; enter information into a computer system; post information to ledgers, journals, worksheets, and other documents; compute and compile figures involving the use of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and fractions; compare information and recognize discrepancies; communicate with agency staff and the public to express facts and gather information; operate office equipment such as personal computers, scanners, photocopiers and desk calculators; adapt and apply guidelines and methods to accounting transactions; extract data from established accounts for use in preparing accounting reports and statements

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

                                                                                            

 


 

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