Full-Time Corrections Counselor I
Job Title: Corrections Counselor I (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)
Req. No: 188587
Agency: Ellsworth Correctional Fclty
Posting Type: External
Applications accepted through: Mar 19, 2018
This position manages a caseload of assigned inmates, assisting them with adjustment to incarceration, program completion, rule compliance, release planning, and reintegration into the community. Utilizes and demonstrates proficiency in risk reduction skills including motivational interviewing and cognitive strategies. Maintains electronic inmate files with timely and accurate documentation in Total Offender Activity Documentation System (TOADS) and the Offender Management Information System (OMIS).
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in criminal justice, the social sciences, or the behavioral sciences. Experience may be substituted for the required education as determined relevant by the agency. Substitution: 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: To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the one-year probationary period.
How to ApplyHOW TO APPLY: The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS. STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at https://admin.ks.gov/…/state-employment-ce…/job/why-register (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.) STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at https://admin.ks.gov/…/…/state-employment/online-application STEP 3: Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement. STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement. •A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html •Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter. Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Required Documents: •Online State of Kansas Application form (send to Ellsworth Correctional Facility) •Resume, Cover Letter, and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate ◦(send to Wendy.Stroede@ks.gov) •Official academic transcripts will be required with application KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance 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. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-472-6295. Recruiter Contact Information: Name: Wendy Stroede Phone: 785-472-6295 FAX: 785-472.6370 Email: Wendy.Stroede@ks.gov Agency Information: Ellsworth Correctional Facility P.O. Box 107, 1607 State Street Ellsworth, KS 67439-0107 How You Will Be Evaluated: Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position. What To Expect Next: After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or E-mail the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application. Multiple vacancies may be filled from this announcement. Veterans Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum qualifications and competency factors of the position. The veterans preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process. The Ellsworth Correctional Facility is an Equal Opportunity Employer Find out more about us at our website
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