This position is located at Bertie Correctional Institution, Windsor, NC. Employee will perform first line supervisory work in a close custody adult male facility housing approx. 1,000 inmates. Provide supervision of correctional case manager. Communicate effectively verbal and written with other staff, inmates, and the general public. Be 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 varying 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 documentation, and personal observation. Perform crisis interventions and routine, counseling to include suicide prevention. Effectively train, observe, evaluate, and supervise subordinate staff in their duties and responsibilities. Account for supplies and equipment, develop, implement, and manage correctional programs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
This position requires considerable knowledge of polices and procedures of DPS. General knowledge of correctional programs and services available to individuals from the community and other public and private programs. General knowledge of the techniques of supportive counseling, interviewing, job placement, and employment possibilities. General knowledge of basic psychology, sociology, and psychological testing. Ability to gather and evaluate information concerning an individual’s past experience, training, attitude, social environment, and mental capabilities. Ability to develop, implement, coordinate, and supervise programs within framework of policies and procedures of DPS. Ability to make clear and concise reports both written and oral.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from a four-year college or university, with a major in a human services or criminal justice field, and one year of experience in corrections programs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Qualifications - must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina 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.
- Online applications are only accepted through http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/
- Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
- 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 on line application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice Criminal Justice Standards Division, ref to http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-EDucation-and-Training-Standards/officer-Certification-Programs.aspx for specific certification requirements.
The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the “National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape” under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 278 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG -131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to
https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000122,002149 for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all position in the N.C. Department of Public Safety.
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 8 months ago