Under direct supervision, to provide professional social services to a community orientated criminal justice system and the offenders involved therewith, and to perform related duties as assigned.
Distinguishing Features of Work:
These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled. CONSTANT : Sit and talk/speak. FREQUENT : Lift and carry up to 10 pounds; near vision; hear within 20 feet; climb stairs; use fingers; grasp; handle; maintain posture; move about; walk; right and left wrist turn; work alone, with and around others; customer/public contact; clients with behavioral challenges. OCCASIONAL : Balance; reach; reach above shoulder; stand; taste/smell; blood-borne pathogens; traffic; shift work and work outside.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Pass/Fail):
Completion of a Master's Degree in a Behavioral Science Field, including completion of clinical field work training/internship; or BA/BS Degree in behavioral science or a BA/BS Degree in any other field, including or supplemented by 40 credits in Behavioral Science, and one year of professional experience (full-time equivalent) in Social Work, Probation, Parole, or Social counseling.
NOTE: BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE IS DEFINED BY THE ARROWHEAD REGIONAL CORRECTIONS BOARD AS PSYCHOLOGY (Includes Educational Psychology & Counseling), SOCIAL WORK (Includes Social Development), CRIMINAL JUSTICE, CORRECTIONS, CRIMINOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE.
EXPERIENCE & TRAINING ASSESSMENT - (SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE - 100% of scoring process): Points will be awarded for job-related experience and education exceeding the minimum qualifications. Only experience occurring during the ten most recent years will be used in determining this assessment. Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.
Please note: When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the web page will time out after 30 minutes. It's highly recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you're finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the "Supplemental Questions" page within 30 minutes will result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The essential functions for this position are listed under the "ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human Resources Office or online at www.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:
PHYSICAL-MEDICAL STANDARDS: Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.
- Veteran: DD214
- Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
- Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
- Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County may be subject to a background investigation.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: Appointees to the position must successfully complete at least a 6 month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.
NON-DISCRIMINATION: Arrowhead Regional Corrections is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. Louis County, MN - 17 months ago