Office Specialist - SOS - Purchasing
State of Nebraska

Office Specialist - SOS - Purchasing Lincoln, NE

Full Time Lincoln, NE 15.19 USD HOURLY Today
Job description


Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) employs approximately 2,300 employees as we operate nine institutions housing approximately 5,200 inmates statewide.

NDCS Procurement is seeking a new teammate to join its’ highly motivated, detail-oriented, efficiency-driven mission, which is keeping our staff and facilities safe and well-supplied. We provide procurement support to NDCS facilities by using the State of Nebraska's Payroll and Financial Center (PFC) to enter, track and receive purchase orders, and interact with NDCS Accounting and other customers (internal and external) to ensure a seamless acquisition and payment experience.

Information about the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services can be found at: For more information call (402) 471-2654. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator Mike Carr at 402-479-5812 or [email protected].

Location: Central Office Purchasing Division, 801 W. Prospector Place, Bldg. 1, Lincoln NE

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

This is a temporary position expected to last 6 months from start date.

Examples of Work

Maintaining files, both hard copy and electronic, assisting with compliance and transparency protocols, reporting, and system research for problem resolution are vital elements for this position.

Inputting tracking information into Clothing program for processed orders as well as recorded returns from facilities. Verifying returned badge numbers and tracking single badges for their mates.

Helping with shipping and receiving of packages for Central Office area receiving quantities into stock, tracking of used processed clothing being returned to re-issue. Help with spot inventories and reconciling prior to receiving in stock shipments.

Record transactions for the Pre-service classes once NIS numbers have been established. Regular and reliable attendance is expected.

Qualifications / Requirements

Coursework/training in administrative/office support functions, procedures, and methods including the operation of personal computers and office equipment; or areas related to the programs and functions of the employing agency.


Experience in customer service or public contact; or applying criteria/regulations; and/or performing administrative/office/secretarial support work including use of personal computers and office equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A successful candidate would have knowledge and skills in:
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel is preferred
  • General office practices and procedures
  • Entering data into spreadsheets or data bases
  • Listening to and understanding information and/or instructions received to perform assigned tasks
  • Maintain records and files; scanning, multi-function copy machines, telephones, and other office equipment.

Temporary employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per week and are placed in an assignment at least six months or longer are eligible to participate in employee benefit programs including:
  • Health and Prescription Plans
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (Dependent Care Only)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Long and Short Term Disability

Office Specialist - SOS - Purchasing
State of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE
Pete Ricketts
Unknown / Non-Applicable
10000+ Employees
State & Regional Agencies
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