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|Position:||Community Corrections Aide 1|
|Job Location(s):||St. Paul, MN|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Government - Local/Federal|
|The current open positions are Intermittent positions at the Juvenile Detention Center or Boys Totem Town. |
To assist professional Community Corrections staff in probation, institution or other case management services by performing designated duties relating to client or resident supervision, treatment or counseling; to maintain records, provide transportation, and perform other duties to support probation, detention or other client services; and to perform related duties as assigned. (This is the entry-level class in this class series. Assignments enable employees to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities required for advancement to Community Corrections Aide 2.)
|Examples of Work Performed:|
|* Supervises clients in institutional or probational activities including treatment programs, school attendance, work activities, compliance with probation conditions and related activities.|
* Provides for safety and security of institutional residents, staff and visitors by controlling aggressive behavior, maintaining order, providing first aid as needed, searching residents and the physical plant, monitoring admissions and releases, screening and monitoring visitors to the institution, conducting surveillance and security checks of buildings and grounds, and monitoring security equipment; under the on-call supervision of management personnel, is responsible for the security of the institution and the safety of residents, on third shift.
* Provides assistance to Volunteer Manager in administering the Volunteer Programs; maintains contact with a network of Volunteers in Corrections Liaisons, supervisory personnel, and other Corrections staff in order to gather and provide information concerning the program; makes recommendations concerning placement of volunteers; participates in fund raising and volunteer orientations and speaks to community groups; provides input to supervisors or management concerning volunteer evaluations or possible new uses of the volunteer program.
* Provides for the supervision of chronic truants; evaluates potential clients and makes recommendations to probation officers concerning placement in the truancy program; ensures compliance with the mandatory school attendance law by locating clients and transporting them to school; identifies and makes recommendations concerning appropriate academic programming for clients by evaluating all available educational and behavioral data; makes use available community resources in developing a variety of activities for truant clients; assigns and supervises consequences for continued truancy such as supervised study time or house arrest.
* Records required data and documents observations concerning client behavior and treatment progress, school attendance, group home placement and payment activities, restitution activities, child abuse allegations or suspicions, court dispositions or referrals and institutional activities; admits and orients new residents to the institutions; administers and records medications.
* Interviews, counsels and makes recommendations to clients, family members and group home parents; makes recommendations to Community Corrections Workers or Supervisors concerning possible program options, treatment plans, or possible court action; assists in implementing treatment or other programs; administers pre- and post-testing to residents.
*Conducts recreational activities for youth in an institutional setting and instructs and oversees residents in the performance of required housekeeping and hygiene activities.
*Ascertains and provides information and makes recommendations concerning clients or residents as requested by Corrections staff, Administration,court personnel, police agencies, parents, victims, community agencies, licensing officials and other agencies.
*Transports clients and residents for purposes of placement,detention,school attendance,medical appointments or emergencies,off-grounds activities, court hearings,community service and related activities.
* Participates in court hearings, staff meetings, training sessions and treatment programs.
* Provides training or direction to volunteers or student interns.
|Education: High school graduation or equivalent.|
Experience: Two years experience in human service work.
Other: Driver's License valid for the class of vehicles to be driven may be required depending on assignments. Two years of college with emphasis in the behavioral sciences may substitute for the experience requirements.
|Exam/Screening Process Information:|
|EXAMINATION: The examination will consist of the following sections with each section weighted as follows:|
The complete job description is included with this posting. If you pass the Minimum Qualifications you will be notified as to the date and time of the video exam. There is no reference guide or pre-test available for this exam. If you require further information regarding this posting, please contact Tammy.Bakeberg@co.ramsey.mn.us or by telephone at 651-266-2703.