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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Department of Corrections
Job Title: Intensive Supervision Officer I
Salary: $16.67 Hourly

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:

Various Hours/Various Days, Including Holidays, Weekends, and some Overtime may be required.

Location of work:


Job Objectives:
Performs professional assessment, intake, case planning, supervision, and casework in the juvenile detention facility and the juvenile residential facility. Works with facility staff to ensure transportation of clients to court and community appointments.

Essential Job Functions:
• 40% - Client Intake – Completes an accurate and thorough intake on each assigned client presented for intake into the facility. May participate in case planning for clients. Incorporates evidence-based practices including motivational interviewing in work with clients. May perform screening with metal detectors to prevent weapons from entering the workplace. Assists law enforcement officers as needed and is a liaison with other community service providers. May be required to work various hours as assigned. • 30% - Case Liaison - Facilitates communication with other stakeholders regarding court processes, client attendance at court and court follow up. Attends population meeting to address issues with stakeholders. May participate in court hearings, prepare court reports, and make recommendations or present information to the Judge, District Attorney, and Defense Attorney. • 25% - Records Maintenance - Creates and maintains an individual file on each client ensuring all legal documents, reports, social documents, chronological and statistical reports, etc. are present and updated per policy. Completes all data entry into the required database within prescribed timeframes. • 5% - Performs related work as required. Behavioral Indicators: • Builds therapeutic rapport and adjusts styles to have best impact. • Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and maintenance of professional working relationships; builds effective professional casework relationships with resistive individuals. • Demonstrates and delivers quality customer service. • Recognizes and reinforces efforts, progress, and improvements; encourages feedback of others. • Demonstrates professional boundaries, demeanor and presence • Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, and achieves results with little oversight. • Communicates effectively orally and in writing. • Completes assignments without the need for prompting from his/her supervisor or others. • Identifies more critical and less critical activities and tasks; adjusts priorities when appropriate. • Effectively allocates own time to complete work; coordinates own and others’ schedules to avoid conflicts. • Effectively uses time and prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with work completion. • Maintains accurate records; meets deadlines. Establishes an effective, professional, and positive relationship • Uses appropriate methods and flexible interpersonal style and coaching to develop others’ capabilities. • Gives specific feedback and examples that encourages engagement. • Facilitates behavior change groups. • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems. • Manages change in a way that reduces the concern experienced by others. Clarifies priorities when leading change.

Job Standards:
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or a related field. Transcript verifying education credits is required. Must be at least 21 years of age. Years of Experience: One year experience in probation, parole, social work, counseling or related work with juvenile and/or adult offenders. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience. License, certifications, etc… Valid Driver’s License and good driving record that meets the requirement of Sedgwick County Fleet Vehicle 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. Preferred Qualifications Educational Requirements: Years of Experience: License, certifications, etc

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

PC, General Office Equipment, Two-Way Radio

Work Environment:
Work is performed in an office environment and in the community. 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. DNA, alcohol and drug screening will involve exposure to saliva and urine, blood borne pathogens, illnesses and diseases. Will have some exposure to hostile people. Must be available to work outside normal business hours on occasion. May be required to serve 24 hour on-call duty for one week period on rotating basis.

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

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.

Vacancy Number: 20002566

Open Date: 11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 1/1/2018 11:59:59 PM