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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply for State jobs?

    Applicants at the State of Nebraska enjoy the convenience of an on-line application.  You can find a list of current vacancies at statejobs.nebraska.gov and complete the on-line application simply by clicking on the “Apply” button at the site.  Please note: you will need to have an active email account in order to apply. If you do not have an email account, you can sign up for a free account from services such as Outlook, Yahoo! Mail, or Gmail. It only takes a few minutes to complete the registration process.

    We are available to help you between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (CT) by calling 402-471-2075.  You may also visit our office at 1526 K Street, Suite 100, in Lincoln.  We have computers in our front office for your convenience in completing the on-line application.

    If you do not have internet access, Nebraska Workforce Development offices across the state have computers available for public use. Many public libraries also offer computers with internet access.

     

  • I completed an application but some things have changed.  How can I update my application?

    If you want to add new employment, education/training, or change an address or phone number, you can do so 24 hours a day, seven days a week by logging into your on-line account. Please note that any changes made will only be visible on future applications.

  • Will I receive notification about the job(s) for which I have applied?

    Once you apply, you will immediately receive an email. Please check for a confirmation statement to ensure your application was submitted successfully. If you do not receive an email, log into your account to review the information.

  • Will someone contact me as positions become available in my area of interest?

    Once you apply, you will immediately receive an email. Please check for a confirmation statement to ensure your application was submitted successfully. If you do not receive an email, log into your account to review the information.

  • How will my application be evaluated?

    Your application form will be screened to ensure that you meet the minimum qualification requirements of the position and that you completed all of the required application steps. Your application MUST completely describe your experience and education as they pertain to the minimum requirements indicated on the job posting.

    Information contained in a resume or other document will be considered, but should not be used to replace any information asked for on the official application.

  • Can I start my application at one time and finish it later?  Can I print it?

    Yes. If you need to stop your work and return to the application later, be sure to save and exit.  You can also print your application by following the instructions on the page.

  • Can I visit personally with someone in the Personnel Office about State employment?

    Yes. Recruitment Specialists are available to visit with you about your job search.  Please phone ahead for an appointment so we can schedule an appropriate amount of time to address your individual needs.

  • Can you send me a listing of State jobs?

    We no longer distribute a list of the jobs that are available. We update the employment opportunities daily. If you would like information on a specific announcement, please contact our office.

  • If I work for Specialized Office Services (State Temporary Employment Program), am I prohibited from applying for permanent jobs?

    No, in fact, we encourage SOS employees to apply for permanent jobs.  Be sure your application is complete and includes your most updated experience working for a State agency.

  • Are there internship opportunities available?

    There are State agencies that coordinate internship opportunities with the state’s colleges and universities. As a student, if you have an interest in a specific State agency and in the possibility of completing either a paid or an unpaid internship, contact the agency directly.

    In addition, the Intern Nebraska (InternNE) program connects Nebraska’s college students to businesses across the state and provides financial assistance to eligible companies creating new internship opportunities. InternNE.com is the premier site for paid internships in Nebraska. Students may create profiles, upload resumes, search internship opportunities, and apply for open positions on InternNE.com. Contact Mikhaila Noller via e-mail or by phone at 402-471-4862 for more information.

     

  • What benefits are available to State of Nebraska employees?

    If you are hired into a benefits-eligible position, you will have access to a competitive benefit package.  The State offers health, dental and vision coverage as well as life insurance, long-term disability, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and access to a Health Savings Account.  For more details about the State’s benefits plans, visit the Benefits website or contact our office.  Retirement benefits, sick and vacation leave and paid holidays are also available.

AS State Personnel | 1526 K Street, Suite 100 | Lincoln, NE 68508

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