Effective verbal and written communication with other staff, inmates and general public. Must be capable of defending oneself against attack by violent persons. This Position may require the operation of a motor vehicle which should be done in a safe and secure manner at any time of the day and in various weather conditions.Work under stressful conditions caused by direct contact with incarcerated offenders who can become physically violent and verbally abusive. Conduct continuous visual & audio surveillance of asisgned work area. Accurately operate various office machines. Prepare written reports and forms which accurately reflect information reviewed from various sources. Demonstrate and instruct inmates in the proper safe use of tools, equipment and supplies. Review, analyizeand evaluate various documents, behavior data gathering from interviews, written documentation and personal observation. Perform crisis intervention fand routine counseling to include suicide prevention. Manage applicable correctional programs. Maintain a professional demanor at all times of mental and verbal abuse by inmates.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Considerable knowledge of the most recent and authoritative findings of inmate custody and rehabilitation. Some knowledge of basic human psychological applicable to the inmate population. Considerable knowledge of departmental rules, policies and procedures considerable knowledge of the principles of administration involved in the operating a state correctional facility. General knowledge of community resources. Ability to organize and maintain an effective relationship with inmates, inmate relatives, professional and para professional personnel. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both oral and written. Ability to think clearly and act quickly and effectively during emergencies. ***Qualified males and females are encouraged to apply. To receive credit for your work history and education, all information must be listed on the PD-107 Application form.***Applicants seeking veteran's preference shall submit a DD Form 214, Certification of Release or Discharge Form From Active Duty, along with PD-107 ***Applications must be received prior to 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.***
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Completion of a two year associate degree program in criminal justice, human services, recreation or a related field; or graduation from high school and two years of custody experience within the NC DOC or two years of human services experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Qualifications: must be eligible for certification by the N.C. Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council.
Supplemental and Contact Information:
This is an EXTERNAL posting only.
The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.
- Online applications are only accepted through
- To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.
- Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
- During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
- Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Crystal B. Miller
Eastern Region Office – Adult Correction
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 22 months ago
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