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FDC-SENIOR CLASSIFICATION OFFICER-70024854-HAMILTON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (HAMILTON) JASPER,

Date: Nov 27, 2017

Location: JASPER, FL, US, 32052

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Requisition No: 25042 

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: FDC-SENIOR CLASSIFICATION OFFICER-70024854-HAMILTON CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (HAMILTON) JASPER, FL

Position Number: 70024854 

Salary:  $34,501.48 - $65,699.92 

Posting Closing Date: 12/13/2017 

***INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT***

 

Senior Classification Officer – 70024854

 

SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CURRENT PAY POLICY. EMPLOYEES ARE NORMALLY HIRED AT THE MINIMUM OF THE SALARY RANGE.

 

****INTERNAL OPPORTUNITY ONLY – Must be currently employed with the Florida Department of Corrections to be considered for this position.

 

This advertisement is for a position located at Hamilton Correctional Institution in the Classification Department.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be currently employed with the Florida Department of Corrections.
  • Must possess at least four (4) years of Classification experience.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for managing a caseload of inmates, including inmates in special statuses.
  • Responsible for recommending the custody classification and the institutional and program assignments of inmates at a correctional institution.
  • Evaluates information from reports, interviews, and correspondence for recommendations for inmate custody classification, program participation and work/program assignment for inmates in special statuses and reviews inmates for special status recommendation.
  • Prepares inmate management plans.
  • Supervises and evaluates inmate progress and prepares progress reports for inmates in special statuses.
  • Serves as the assistant supervisor in a classification section.
  • Assists the Classification Supervisor in the administrative functions of the classification sections.
  • Maintains inmate information on the department offender database system.
  • Assists in training new classification staff.
  • Evaluates, monitors and record inmate gain time awards.
  • Responds to inmate requests, correspondence and telephone inquiries.
  • Observe and interact with inmates at their work assignment, housing assignment and educational/vocational assignment. Visit confinement/management units as necessary.
  • Manages a Release Officer caseload including those pending release. 
  • Attends mandatory and other training as required.

     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY (KSA’s):

 

Essential/Entry Level KSA’s:

 

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to use office computer applications.
  • Ability to work independently and/or under stressful conditions.

 

Full Performance Level KSA’s:

 

  • Knowledge of the techniques for advising, interviewing and/or counseling individuals.
  • Knowledge of the offender database system.
  • Ability to interview and counsel.
  • Ability to review and analyze data.
  • Ability to describe facts and events accurately.
  • Ability to apply laws, applicable rules, and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate assignments.

 

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

 

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville