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Job Announcement Description

Job Title:   Caseworker 2  
Department:   Bureau of Corrections (Jail)
Salary:    $2,161.19 per month
How to Apply:
 
  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Administration of Justice, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or Criminology.

Duties: 

  • Works with inmates to determine individual needs.   
  • Provides individual counseling to inmates.   
  • Participates in any classification or re-classification tasks as directed. 
  • Recommends available programs and services based on inmate’s needs and assist in the coordination of programming and services. 
  • Completes visits to assigned housing units as directed; addresses day-to-day concerns of unit staff and inmates as needed. 
  • Conducts assessments as directed. 
  • Responds to inmates requests either directly received by an inmate or received from Administration. 
  • Assists with all facets of Alternative housing process as directed by Warden or Deputy Wardens. 
  • Submits parole forms and other documentation to Jail Administration and the Courts as directed. 
  • Resolve conflicts regarding an inmate’s charges, sentencing information, and other stipulations/mandates imposed by the Courts. 
  • Works with other County departments and agencies. 
  • Attends trainings as directed. 
  • Participates on committees and workgroups as designated by the Warden or Deputy Wardens.  
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Counseling and casework/case management methods and techniques
  • General laws, guidelines, policies, and procedures of appropriate agencies and government jurisdictions

Ability to:

  • Interact with an inmate population
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, outside agencies, the public, and inmates, etc.  
  • Respond to the needs and problems of inmates
  • Maintain accurate case records
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing 
  • Follow written and oral instructions 

 Veteran's Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER-M/F/V/D


 

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