This position is located at Fountain Correctional Center for Women in Edgecombe county. Effective verbal and written communication with other staff, inmates, and the general public. Capable of defending oneself against attack by violent persons. Monitor off-site programs, which may require operation of a motor vehicle in a safe and secure manner at any time of day, and in various weather and road conditions. Work under stressful conditions caused by direct contact with incarcerated offenders who can become physically violent and verbally abusive. Conduct continuous visual and audio surveillance of assigned 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, analyze and evaluate various document and behavioral data gathered from interviews, written documentation, and personal observation. Perform crisis interventions and routine counseling to include suicide prevention. Account for supplies and equipment. Develop, implement, and manage correctional programs. Manage applicable and routine counseling to include times of mental and verbal abuse by inmates.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
Considerable knowledge of policies and procedures of Division of Adult Correction. General knowledge of Correctional programs. General knowledge of services available to individuals from the community and other public and private programs. General knowledge of the techniques of supportive counseling and interviewing. Ability to gather and evaluate information concerning an individual's past experience, training, attitude, social environment, and mental capabilities. Ability to develop, implements, coordinates, and supervises a program within the framework of policies and procedures of adult correction. Ability to organize and supervise the activities of a group of inmates. Ability to make clear and concise reports, both written and orally. Ability to think clearly and act quickly and effectively during emergencies. Effective communication with inmates, other staff and members of the general public. Prefer applicant with experience in OPUS and Microsoft Word.
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:
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.
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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.
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Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Contact Information: Mattie Washington (252) 442-9712
*ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THIS OFFICE NO LATER THAN 5:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS POSTING.
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - 10 months ago