This position is located at Fountain Correctional Center for Women in Rocky Mount, NC, Edgecombe County. Effective verbal and written communication 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 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 documents and behavioral data gathered from interviews, written 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:
Considerable knowledge of policies and procedures of NCDPS. General knowledge of NCDPS 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, 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 NCDPS. 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:
Supplemental & 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/
It is important that your application include ALL of your relevant education (Including High School) and experience in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed 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.
If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer 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.
North Carolina Office of State Human Resources - 10 months ago