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Corrections Program Associate – District Court Probation Services Division

Clark County, Vancouver, WA

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/29/2020

Corrections Program Associate – District Court Probation Services Division
R000808

Job Summary

This recruitment will be used to form an applicant pool to fill current and future regular and/or limited duration project vacancies over the next six (6) months or until exhausted.

The Corrections Program Associate performs paraprofessional duties for probation programs including client interviewing, program eligibility review, compliance monitoring for follow-up, and case record keeping. The position may assist professional staff on case management, or may provide program support under direct supervision of the assigned supervisor. This position receives general supervision from the assigned manager.

This position could support one or more of the following programs within District Court Probation Services Division; Bench Probation, Supervised Probation, Deferred Prosecution, Pretrial Release, Community Restitution, Customer Service and/or Therapeutic Specialty Courts.

The work schedule for this position will be from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

This position is represented Local 11 – OPEIU (Office and Professional Employees International Union, AFL-CIO).

We will be conducting a first review on February 12, 2020.

Qualifications

Education, Experience and Licenses:
• High School diploma or equivalent supplemented by additional specialized training in criminal justice, law enforcement, social science or a related field.
• (4) Four years of experience in work involving public contact in the criminal justice system, screening, interviewing, and monitoring offenders.
• Possession of or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license at the time of hire.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or closely related field preferred. The degree must have been conferred by an institution of higher education and have National Recognition of Accrediting Agencies by the U.S. Secretary of Education, and official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
• Willing and available to work evenings and weekends.
• Possession of, or ability to qualify as a Notary Public.
Knowledge of: Interviewing and investigative methods and techniques; criminal justice system and community resources; pertinent laws, codes and regulations; human behavior and group dynamics; case management techniques; modern office equipment including computer systems and programs; office practices and procedures.

Ability to: Establish plans and agreements with clients; gather, evaluate and recommend action on program, client and agency information; operate office equipment such as computers; resolve complaints and calm angry clients; respond to and evaluate emotional needs of clients; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
HOW TO APPLY:
An online application is required. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at:
https://clarkcountywashington.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ClarkCountyJobs/job/Law-Enforcement-Center/Corrections-Program-Associate---District-Court-Probation-Services-Division_R000808
Equal Opportunity Employer
Clark County is committed to increasing the ethnic, cultural and social diversity of its workforce and ensuring that diversity is a key priority of our organization. We are committed to providing equal opportunity and access regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a disabled person, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Clark County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan is available at http://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/documents
If you are in need of ADA/Section 504 assistance for accommodations, please contact Human Resources at (360) 397-2456; Relay (800) 833-6388.
Salary Grade: Local 11.707 ($21.21 - $27.12) per hour
Close Date: 02/29/2020

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