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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Department of Corrections
Job Title: Intensive Supervision Officer II
Salary: $18.481 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:

Mon - Fri 8-5 - some hours my vary

Location of work:

Adult Field Services 905 N Main Wichita KS 67203

Job Objectives:
Performs professional work in assisting the ISO III.  Will be supervising, mentoring, and training supervision officers to provide case management to juvenile or adult clients; provides direct services to an assigned caseload of clients to monitor their compliance with court and program conditions within the Division of Corrections.

Essential Job Functions:
• 50% - Lead Staff - Under the direction of a supervisor may train, guide, and give work instructions to ISOs; may review and audit client files and other information to assist in evaluating employee performance. May temporarily assume supervisory duties in the absence of an ISO III. Completes an accurate and thorough assessment on each assigned client and develops a comprehensive and effective written case plan that targets the client’s criminogenic needs. Assists all assigned clients in following their terms and conditions of probation and their individual supervision plan by interacting with them at home, work, school, treatment and corrections’ office. Incorporates evidence-based practices including motivational interviewing and cognitive skills. Conducts drug/alcohol screenings on clients through urinalysis and/or breathalyzer testing. Performs pat down searches and screening with metal detectors to prevent weapons from entering the workplace. Performs searches of client homes and vehicles. Provides job seeking information and techniques; identifies appropriate job possibilities, communicates with employers; assists clients in securing employment, and verifies employment. Conducts and facilitates behavioral cognitive groups as assigned. Assists law enforcement officers serve arrest warrants. Serves 24 hour on-call duty for one week period on rotating basis.

• 25% - Case Management -Reports client’s progress and all alleged violations of probation to the court as necessary, which includes verbal and written reports and hearing reviews. Participates in court hearings by investigating problems, preparing court reports and presenting same to the Judge, District Attorney, and Defense Attorney; presents evidence and recommendations to the court. Secures available staff and community resources to meet client needs. Performs liaison duties in coordinating client’s involvement with outside referral agencies to access health care, treatment, housing and any other necessary community services. Monitors client’s participation in supervision plan activities by making contacts with providers, employers, family members and other professionals as appropriate.

• 20% - 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 as necessary. Completes all data entry into the required database within prescribed timeframes.

• 5% - Performs related work as required. Establishes rapport and personal connections, while maintaining professional boundaries. Builds constructive working relationships with stakeholders. Communicates a vision and inspires motivation; engages with others in team process to solve problems; works to find a win/win resolution of differences; helps team stay focused on major goals while managing within a context of multiple directives. The ability to adapt one’s interpersonal style, skills, and qualities so that high quality results are achieved. Show perseverance in dealing with difficulties. Has an insight into own strengths and weaknesses. Seeks feedback on performance and takes positive steps to improve. The ability to determine activities and projects toward measurable goals and standards, setting these in collaboration with others so as to arrive at a clear understanding and elicit commitment. Participates as an active and contributing member of a team to achieve team goals. Works cooperatively with other team members, involves others, shares information as appropriate, and shares credit for team accomplishments. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Standards:
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice or a related field. Transcript verifying education credits is required.

Years of Experience: Two years of 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.

Testing/Screening Requested:

PC, General Office Equipment, Two-Way Radio

Work Environment:

  • 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.
  • 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 the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Dependable and timely attendance is required.
  • 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.
  • Visual acuity sufficient to successfully perform tasks and operate a motor vehicle.
  • 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.
  • Will have some exposure to hostile people. DNA, alcohol and drug screening will involve exposure to saliva and urine, blood borne pathogens, illnesses and diseases.
  • May be exposed to verbal and mental abuse when confronted by hostile views and opinions of clients and their families.
  • Must be available to work outside normal business hours on occasion.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*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: 20002512

Open Date: 1/29/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/7/2018 11:59:59 PM