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Employer: Butler County
Division: Community Corrections
Job Title: Intensive Supervision Officer-I
Salary: $17.97 Hourly

Job Description:




Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Community Corrections Director, the Community Corrections Officer provides services and supervision to persons place on intensive supervision through the courts. The employee in this position evaluates the needs of individual clients, provides guidance and resources for the offenders’ personal development and has frequent contact with clients, peers, family, employers, treatment facilities, and the community to monitor the progress of the client.  This position is a 13th Judicial District position and a Butler County Employee.


Examples of Work (Essential Functions):

  • Acts as advocate for clients;
  • Adheres to all agency policies and procedures and KDOC and JJA standards;
  • Assesses client needs and makes referrals to community resources;
  • Assists the offender in finding and maintaining employment, finding housing and managing finances;
  • Maintains continuing education for requires programs;
  • Teaches and delivers small group sessions to clients;
  • Completes all necessary paperwork and documentation on clients program and progress;
  • Develops and monitors a restitution plan and court costs payment plan;
  • Ensures that court ordered conditions are carried out;
  • Monitors substance abuse by drug screening;
  • Prepares Special Reviews for Case Review Committee;
  • Prepares, reviews, and updates as necessary, program elements and expectations;
  • Visits offenders’ place of residence and employment and addresses family and job related problems;
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary or as required.


Examples of Work (Marginal Functions):

  • None.


Certificate, License: Valid driver's license.


Required Education and/or Experience: Three yeras of criminal probaion or related experience and a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university.  Degree in corrections, criminal justice, social work or closely related field required.


Preferred Education and/or Experience:  Five years related experience and a Bachelor’s degree from a college or university.




Abilities, Knowledge, Skills:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages;
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public;
  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to convey and receive detailed or important instructions and information to and from the general public;
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;
  • Ability to operate an alcohol breath analyzer, computer, calculator and other related office equipment;
  • Ability to perform urinalysis screenings;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations;
  • Ability to reliably and predictably carry out duties;
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists;
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals;
  • Knowledge of Community Corrections Act and state standards;
  • Knowledge of community resources available for case management;
  • Skill in interpersonal, oral and written communication.


Problem Solving: Extensive problem solving exists in this position. Problems include ensuring that clients adhere to the terms and conditions of program and finding community resources for the development of the client.


Decision Making: Extensive decision-making exists in this position. Decisions include what agency to assign clients to for employment, drug and alcohol counseling, mental health counseling and what sanctions to put on clients for failure to comply with their program.


Accountability: Employee is not responsible for budgetary control of the department and may be asked to provide input to the annual budget process.


Supervision: Occasional supervision is provided and job related decisions are occasionally reviewed by the Community Corrections Director. Employee has supervisory responsibilities over clients.


Personal Relationships: Frequent contact with treatment facilities and other county judicial employees.


Working Conditions:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed more than one third of the time to situations where they are regularly dealing with clients who have committed crimes, and people may become very upset. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Working with chemicals and human body fluids in taking samples. Visits to the homes of convicted felons are required, and the risks which are presented by some of the convicted felons on these homes visits.


Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, grasp, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Lifting, moving, pushing or pulling up to 10 pounds does not generally occur. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.


Butler County is Proud to Be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

We value diversity in the workplace.  Candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, political affiliation, national origin, age, or any other protected class. Interested individuals, who meet the basic requirements, are invited to apply for consideration.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

It is the policy of Butler 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. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application, interview, or pre-employment testing process should notify Melissa Riley, Director of Human Resources, at 316-322-4324.



Vacancy Number: BU6450618001

Open Date: 6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/27/2018 11:59:59 PM