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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: Department of Corrections
Job Title: Corrections - Intensive Supervision Officer III
Salary: $40145.59 Annually


Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.


Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday

Location of work:

3803 E Harry St.

Job Objectives:
Administrative position leading, managing, directing, and supervising corrections case work in either a corrections treatment residential facility or a nonresidential environment and supervises a staff of subordinate employees engaged in corrections activities within the Division of Corrections.

Essential Job Functions:
Interviews, hires, instructs and trains in proper methods; completes payroll; may initiate disciplinary actions for staff members who violate policy and procedures. Supervises, mentors, and guides Intensive Supervision Officer I/IIs in performing client intake functions, case management, client supervision and rehabilitative work; plans, schedules, and assigns work to staff; assists in establishment of client case plans; identifies community resources to meet the client needs; establishes priorities, instructs and trains in correct methods; checks and approves time and mileage sheets and leave requests; reviews and evaluates employee performance. Ensures that staff are trained and evaluated on their knowledge of and adherence to compliance policies and procedures specific to their jobs. Conducts regular Intensive Supervision Officer case management and client supervision team meetings to provide information on policies and procedures, reviews information on client behavior and discusses any problems or concerns; reviews information on client behavior and discusses agency responses with Intensive Supervision Officers. Reviews, edits, and approves all correspondence with the Courts; audits client files to ensure all necessary paperwork has been completed; appropriate case plans have been developed; and that files contain adequate documentation of client activities and progress; ensures compliance with rules and regulations on client case plans. Monitors court docket to ensure that all Intensive Supervision Officers are informed of and prepared for court hearings; approves warrants written by Intensive Supervision Officers and checks the legality of all allegations contained in the warrant. Explains applicable laws, regulations, and standards of behavior to clients to elicit acceptable client behavior; interprets rules and regulations for clients. May deliver training classes and cognitive skills groups to clients; trains staff to improve service delivery, cultural competence and motivational interviewing competence at the divisional and/or departmental levels. Performs work of an Intensive Supervision Officer I/II when required. Serves as a supervisor on-call for a 24-hour period when assigned and may make home visits to check on clients Compiles and prepares monthly statistics and reports on client population, case load, client waiting list, client release dates, discharge types, recidivism, etc. Performs related work as required. Responsible use of County resources and use of credit card. May assist in budget, ordering of supplies and inventory procedures. Frequent contact with client’s family members, neighbors, employers, court officers, law enforcement and service providers. Requires the ability to exert moderate physical effort in sedentary to light work involving moving from one area of the office to another, light lifting, standing, walking, stair climbing and driving to attend court hearings and make field visits to clients at their home, worksite, school and service providers. Ability to endure verbal and mental abuse when confronted by hostile views and opinions of clients and their families. Requires sufficient strength and coordination to defend one’s self from attack. Requires sufficient hand-eye coordination to perform semi-skilled repetitive movements such as keyboarding and operating basic office machines, such as a personal computer, fax, copy machine, etc. Requires sufficient abilities in vision, hearing, and sense of smell in order to complete tasks which involve perception, discernment, written, verbal, and listening skills. Requires bending, color identification, gripping hands and fingers, hearing voice conversations, pulling, pushing, reaching, sitting, standing and walking for long periods. Tasks are regularly performed inside buildings with limited exposure to adverse environmental conditions, however, travel outside is required and involves exposure to allergens, insects, dogs and other pets and safety hazards visiting client homes/vehicles. Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle. DNA, alcohol and drug screening will involve exposure to saliva and urine, blood borne pathogens, illnesses and diseases. Dependable and timely attendance is required. Ability to become certified in required assessment tools and/or behavioral cognitive groups; ability to facilitate behavior change groups. Ability to build effective professional casework relationships with resistive individuals. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to complete 40 hours of annual training. Ability to comprehend and comply with policies, procedures and standards. Ability to conduct internal investigations. Ability to demonstrate and deliver quality customer service. Ability to demonstrate professional boundaries, demeanor and presence. Ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships. Ability to evaluate and write employee performance appraisals. Ability to intervene in crisis situations. Ability to maintain accurate records. Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize work assignments. Ability to mentor. Ability to prepare and present reports. Ability to supervise subordinate employees. Advanced knowledge in data tracking and statistics. Advanced knowledge in working with mental health agencies. Advanced knowledge of supervision of sex offenders. Cultural competence with a strong commitment to diversity that contributes to a positive and respectful work environment; demonstrates strong emotional intelligence. Knowledge of community resources. Knowledge of daily routines, supervision practices and court system. Knowledge of motivational interviewing techniques. Knowledge of psychological and sociological factors influencing human behavior. New hires will be required to successfully complete the ISO Certification exam within the initial probationary period. Skill in keyboarding/typing.

Job Standards:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or a related field AND three years of experience in probation, parole, social work, counseling or related work with juvenile and/or adult offenders. Transcript verifying education credits is required. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience. Valid Driver’s License and good driving record that meets the requirement of Sedgwick County Fleet Operation and Usage Policy. Personal vehicle for use when county vehicle is not available (employee reimbursement is provided by County). Proof of liability insurance required on personal vehicle. Pass legal background check, Child and Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry checks, KCJIS Security Policy (fingerprint) check, and pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs. Must also meet the required conditions contained in KSA 65-516 and KAR 28-4-356. Must meet minimum levels on pre-employment testing of keyboarding/typing 30 wpm.

Testing/Screening Requested:
Must meet minimum levels on pre-employment testing of keyboarding/typing 30 wpm.

Equipment:
General office

Work Environment:
Work is performed in an office environment and in the community. Will have some exposure to hostile people. Must be available to work outside normal business hours on occasion.

 

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.


Vacancy Number: 20002549

Open Date: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/8/2017 11:59:59 PM