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What would you like to do?

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What you need to know

Do you have a passion for making a difference in fellow Nebraskans' lives? Are you results driven and enjoy contributing to the success of your team?

#TeamDHHS brings tremendous value to the State of Nebraska. Their vital work helps people live better lives.

We support our staff by offering fantastic benefits, training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a positive, team-oriented atmosphere.

Career Fair

 

  

Temporary Youth Security Specialist II

The Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney is looking for temporary Team Players to work with other professionals in providing life skill training, recreational activities, and safety and treatment services to youth at the YRTC-K. Youth Security Specialists earn $14.907/hour plus shift differential. Be a part of the YRTC-K Mission - Helping youth live better lives through effective services, giving youth the chance to become law-abiding citizens. 

This advertisement is for temporary positions that are expected to last up to nine months.


 

Youth Program Specialist

The Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney is looking for Team Players to work with other professionals in providing life skill training, recreational activities, and safety and treatment services to youth at the YRTC-K. Our employees receive excellent benefits that include health insurance, retirement, and paid leave. In addition, many of our jobs are eligible for student loan forgiveness. Full-Time and Part-Time positions available. Be a part of the YRTC-K Mission - Helping youth live better lives through effective services, giving youth the chance to become law-abiding citizens. 

Location: YRTC-K 2802 30th Ave. Kearney, NE 68845 

Work Schedule: 10:00p.m. to 6:00a.m. including weekends and holidays 

 

 

Mental Health Practitioner II

The Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney is looking for a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner or a Provisionally Licensed Mental Health Practitioner to provide treatment services to youth between the ages of 14 and 18. The State of Nebraska offers excellent benefits, and many of our jobs qualify for federal loan repayment programs. Apply today for this great opportunity at the YRTC in Kearney! 

$22.029/per hour LMHP and $18.778/per hour PLMHP 
YRTC-K 2802 30th Ave. Kearney, NE 68845 
8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday-Friday with rotating on-call 


Medical Services Director

The DHHS Children and Family Services Division, we are seeking a Medical Services Director to support our Hastings Regional Center (HRC) and our two Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Centers (YRTC) located in Kearney and Geneva, Nebraska; all in which provide services to adolescent male and female populations.  
HRC provides a Juvenile Chemical Dependency Program (HJCDP) to redirect the lifestyles of young men and promotes skills to live substance free, successful lives.

Our YRTC facilities are dedicated to helping youth live better lives through effective services and giving youth the chance to become law-abiding citizens by creating a safe, secure and nurturing environment where youth learn and develop a sense of self. 

Learn more about these facilities and the treatment programs.



Psychologist

The Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center (YRTC) in Kearney Nebraska, an American Correctional Association (ACA) accredited program, is searching for a full time Psychologist. YRTC-K offers individual therapy for youth with behavioral and mental health needs, including substance abuse needs. If you are a dedicated and experienced Psychologist who has experience with mental health or substance abuse issues, please send your resume to Holly.Socha@nebraska.gov Attn: Psychologist-Kearney.

What can DHHS offer?
On day 1, eligibility to earn and use health benefits, retirement, vacation and sick leave Retirement Contribution Match of 156% $20,000 Basic Life Insurance at no additional cost.

Learn more about the city of Kearney.

2802 30th Avenue, Kearney Nebraska YRTC 
M-F; 8am-5pm, as needed 


Teacher

West Kearney High School, located at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney, is seeking certified teachers for the regular school year, summer school, and substitute positions. Salary is based on the negotiated SCATA contract. 

2802 30th Ave. Kearney, NE 68845 
8:00 am to 4:00 pm M-F  


 

Food Service

The Youth and Rehabilitation Treatment Center at Kearney (YRTC-K) is currently hiring for a full-time permanent Food Service Leader and a Food Service Cook. YRTC-K is a 24-hour treatment and rehabilitation facility for male youth. Come join our team and start helping people live better lives.

Location: YRTC-K 2802 30th Ave. Kearney, NE 68845

Work Schedule: Varied including nights, weekends, and holidays


 

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