Post Date: 08/12/2019
Close Date: 08/26/2019
This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, August 26, 2019.
Annually: $74,763 - $100,932
Hourly: $35.94 - $48.52
In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position.
Clackamas County's Department of Community Corrections has an opening for Community Corrections Supervisor. The most competitive candidates will have experience working in a community corrections environment.
Upon hire, staff may be assigned to supervise any of the following locations:
Field Services: The Field Service Office is located in Oregon City and provides a full-service program to adult offenders including pre-sentence investigations, support services, probation and parole supervision and victim’s services.
Residential Services: Residential Services consists of the Transition Center, Pre-Trial and the Residential Centers:
• Transition Center: The Transition Center is located in Oregon City and provides crucial services (employment, peer mentors, cognitive therapy, basic needs, GED, etc.) to people leaving jail or prison.
• Pre-Trial: Pre-Trial is located in Oregon City and has three primary functions: to collect information and perform assessments for use in determining pretrial offenders risk, to make recommendations to the court concerning conditions of release, and to assist in supervising people who are released from custody during the pretrial phase.
• Residential Centers: The Residential Centers are located in Milwaukie and house our treatment programs, consisting of a Men’s Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center and a Women’s Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center. We provide services and other programs to clients on supervision with Clackamas County Community Corrections.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CLACKAMAS COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS OPENINGS:
All Community Corrections positions require a complete Statement of Personal History Form (SPH). Only finalists for the position will need to submit the SPH. You will be notified by Human Resources or Community Corrections when to fill out the SPH. At that time you will receive instructions and a link to the electronic SPH.
Required Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• At least five (5) years work experience in the field of community corrections.
• Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Corrections, Social Services, or Psychology OR any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills. Applicants who do not have a Bachelor's Degree must pass a reading/writing test to comply with Oregon DPSST standards.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Must possess within six months of hire: Law Enforcement Data System (L.E.D.S.) certification, Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R.) certification, First-aid certification.
• Must be currently DPSST Probation & Parole or Corrections certified or eligible for certification within six months of hire.
• Must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
• Must pass an extensive background investigation, including national fingerprint records check.
• Must pass a post-offer physical assessment and psychological evaluation.
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
• Supervisory or lead work experience in the field of community corrections.
• Experience in a residential treatment program or probation and parole setting.
• Experience coordinating and facilitating staff training and development.
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
1. Provides direct supervision over and manages day to day operational activities of staff or teams including solving problems, proactive planning within the team and between other service providers; prioritizes, assigns and reviews the work of staff involved in community corrections service delivery; reviews reports for accuracy, thoroughness and adherence to department goals and procedures; and provides consultation to staff regarding appropriate case management decisions and use of professional services.
2. Recommends and implements new and revised policies to respond to departmental goals and service needs; works with management and other service providers to develop and implement programs and update procedures.
3. Assists with hiring, and supervises assigned staff to provide quality service to citizens and County staff; prepares performance evaluations; conducts caseload audits; works with employees to correct deficiencies; administers progressive discipline; conducts and/or facilitates staff training and development.
4. Assists Community Corrections staff in performing casework functions or may handle casework functions directly, including offender needs/risk assessment, treatment referral and monitoring, client counseling, sanctioning, and arrest/search and seizure; prepares reports and makes recommendations to courts and parole board regarding offender treatment needs, compliance with supervision conditions, and sanctioning options.
5. Coordinates and conducts hearings on parole violations, transitional leaves, and Interstate Compact cases; serves as the primary in-house disciplinary hearings officer and imposes sanctions or offender removal from facility; responds to offender grievances.
6. Monitors team budget expenditures; assists in compiling statistical information (e.g. program data, team statistics) for department use.
7. Facilitates staff and resident meetings regarding program issues and/or changes; facilitates offender educational groups as needed; resolves issues regarding program rules, security and caseload procedures.
8. Assists with the screening process to ensure offenders meet program criteria and conditional use restriction; oversees initial intake interviews and recommendations; assists in compiling statistical information for department use.
In addition to the minimum qualifications listed in the Job Introduction section, applicants will have:
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of personnel management; operations and techniques used in security or custodial facilitates; evidence based practices; principles, practices and procedures for addressing behavior and adjustment problems of adult criminal offenders; casework practices, caseload management; the adult criminal justice system, including sentencing and sanctioning procedures; training and performance evaluation; community and contract resources; Federal, State and local case law regarding probation and parole casework; participative management and team development theories.
Skill to: Maintain discipline and security with adult offenders; understand, interpret and enforce rules and procedures; make recommendations regarding the disposition of clients; complete program evaluations; supervise, train, discipline, and evaluate community corrections personnel; investigate cases and objectively evaluate information; maintain accurate and complete records; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with adult offenders, County employees, law enforcement and community agencies, the courts/parole board, and members of the public; evaluate information and develop recommendations for policy or procedural changes; incorporate team participation in decision making; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality, productivity and effectiveness.
This position is included in the County’s alternate workweek program, working 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off). Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.
EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.
Complete details: https://www.clackamas.us/jobs