Job Duty Description: This position is responsible for performing all duties through a team approach to risk management that addresses criminogenic indicators and needs. The team approach involves evaluating risk factors in order to make decisions regarding facility/cell or work assignments, referrals to services, and the level/type of supervision, and to develop comprehensive release plans for inmates who are within one year of release. The work of this position requires ongoing proactive communications and interaction with inmates that is designed to apply cognitive programming to disrupt, rather than reinforce, antisocial behavior and inappropriate reactions to situations. This position generally handles more difficult cases and may be required to cover the unit in the absence of the Unit Team Manager.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in criminal justice, the social sciences, or the behavioral sciences, and one year of experience working with offenders in corrections, parole, or law enforcement. Additional experience may be substituted for the required education as determined relevant by the agency.
Agency Approved Substitutions: Completion of 60 semester hours of coursework from an accredited college or university, including 12 hours in corrections, criminal justice, the social sciences, or the behavioral sciences, and two years of experience in the field of corrections.
Performance Standards: Strong problem solving skills; good oral and written communication skills; data entry and computer skills; effective conflict management skills; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships and effective customer service skills; ability to adapt to new situations and/or changes; knowledge of programs available for rehabilitation of prison inmates; ability to relate to and establish rapport with inmates of correctional institutions and to counsel them in their initial adaptation to institutional life; ability to work in a cell house within a correctional institution.
A full position description and required essential physical functions for this classification can be obtained by contacting the recruiter listed below.
TO APPLY: Go to www.jobs.ks.gov to complete and submit your electronic application.
- Or mail to Hutchinson Correctional Facility, 500 Reformatory Road, P.O. Box 1568, Hutchinson, KS 67504-1568;
- Or fax to 620.728-3482;
- Or contact HCF Recruiter Heidi Chiles at 620.728-3281 to obtain an application and supplemental documents;
- Or email to email@example.com to obtain an application.
If you haven’t already done so, please register or update your personal data with the State of Kansas at www.jobs.ks.gov, including submission of copy of DD-214, if applicable. Applications and any required documents must be received by the application deadline of this announcement. Please call by closing date to confirm receipt of your application and required documents. EOE
Selection Process: Applicants selected for interview will be evaluated by an interview panel using performance/behavior based interview questions. The interview panel will make recommendations to the Warden for final approval. A second interview may be conducted. Applicants will be subject to background check and criminal history investigation; must pass a drug screen and a TB test unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another safety sensitive position within the same agency; and possess a valid Driver’s License.
Veteran Preference Eligible (VPE): This position is eligible for veterans’ preference. Interested veterans must submit a DD-214 to the Department of Administration to be verified as a veteran under K.S.A. 73-201 prior to the vacancy close date. Verified veterans who meet the selection criteria for this position will be invited for an interview.
Reasonable Accommodation: Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact 620.728-3281. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by case basis.
Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. You must also submit a completed hard copy of this Certificate directly to the agency you are applying with.
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