Performs work of considerate difficulty in the management and supervision of the Community Reentry Program, including analyzing statistical data related to inmate risk and needs assessments along with reentry statistical tracking.
Supervises all reentry programs and detention center staff related to reentry programs.
Identifies, develops, initiates and maintains programming specific to the current needs of the inmate population. Oversees the completion and analysis of inmates risk and needs assessments as they relate to program placement. Distributes regular data collection and statistical analyses to determine success and failure rates to identify issues that need to be adjusted to establish best practices. Searches and applies for grants to ensure resources are available to continue providing programming opportunities to the inmate population.
Interprets and explains training programs to government officials, employees and the general public. Coordinates services with other agencies.
May be assigned to perform duties of higher or lower level classifications in this or related class series and/or perform duties on a temporary or acting basis in accordance with Ordinances 21-15 and 21-16 and/or act as a lead worker. Responsible for knowing and complying with all UCG and division safety rules and for attending safety meetings.
Performs other related duties as required.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Physical demands include standing, walking and sitting.
Must have the strength and agility to allow the employee to perform job duties which would be found at the level of sedentary work (i.e. exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally) as defined in the PAQ. Working conditions include performing a majority of job duties indoors with frequent computer use.
Considerable Knowledge of:
-the principles, practices and methods of inmate risk and needs assessment;
-the principles and practices of security and safety;
-the principles, practices and methods of Evidence Based Programs (EPB) and an understanding of how security and programs work together;
-administrative practices and methods, including grants and their application processes;
-community corrections rules and regulations and applicable laws; and,
-federal, state and local rules governing programs.
Skill in the use of personal computer and other standard office equipment.
-identify offenders quickly and get them in the correct EPB to maximize the time the offender can spend in the program prior to release;
-develop programs to track recidivism;
-plan, supervise, assign and coordinate the activities of professional, technical and/or subordinate staff to achieve program objectives;
-establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, external agencies, the general public and other related officials;
-communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and,
-maintain complete and accurate records, analyze data and prepare reports for specified issues and topics.
Completion of a bachelor's degree in education, counseling, social work, psychology, sociology, criminal justice or a closely related field and four (4) years of related professional (exempt) management or supervisory experience in an adult correctional facility or community-based reentry program; or equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
Must not have been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor.
Must have the strength and physical agility to allow the employee to deal effectively with inmates.
Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicles in a safe, prudent and responsible manner.
Subject to extended duty tours and 24-hour call-back.
Subject to an extensive background check.
All employees shall be subject to polygraph examination during employment.
All positions require drug testing before employment and will require a pre-employment physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b) and 23-16.
All positions in this classification require random drug testing after employment.
Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and to sections 21-52, 22-34 and 23-50 of the Code of Ordinances, all employees must remain drug and alcohol free when reporting to work, while at work and while engaged in any work related activities.
Based on Federal Regulation 19-10 all positions in this classification are eligible for and will be offered hepatitis vaccinations. In addition, employees will be required to sign a statement stating they have accepted or declined the hepatitis vaccination.
Applicants who meet the minimum requirements as determined by the training and experience evaluation (weighted at 50% of the final score) will receive an oral examination/panel interview (weighted at 50% of the final score); however, if the number of qualified candidates is 5 or fewer, the oral panel examination will not be required
HOW TO APPLY
Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.Lexingtonky.gov with required documents to verify your education, training or certification/licence(s), by filing deadline date.RESUMES CAN NOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronicallyattached/uploaded.
***APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERE FURTHER.
APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION
OF POST HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION BEFORE THE FILING DEADLINE DATE WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR SUCH EDUCATION.
***All applicants on previous eligibility lists for this classification must reapply in order to compete for this and future vacancies which may occur while this eligibility list is in effect.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CALL (859) 258-3051 OR WRITE: DIVISION OF HUMAN
RESOURCES, LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT, 200 EAST MAIN STREET, LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY 40507
web site: http://www.lexingtonky.gov
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government - 20 months ago
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