Offender Information Specialist I

Commonwealth of Kentucky - 42038
April 20, 2021
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21-02094
Offender Information Specialist I
Pay Grade 11
Salary $28,248.48
Employment Type
EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 40.0 HR/WK
Hiring Agency
Justice & Public Safety Cabinet | Department of Corrections
Location
Kentucky State Penitentiary
266 Water Street
Eddyville, KY 42038 USA
Description
The Kentucky Department of Corrections (DOC), Division of Adult Institutions operates 13 correctional facilities that house Kentucky's adult inmate population. The mission of DOC is to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and to provide a safe, secure and humane environment for staff and offenders in carrying out the mandates of the legislative and judicial processes; and, to provide opportunities for offenders to acquire skills which facilitate non-criminal behavior.
Kentucky State Penitentiary (KSP) is seeking candidates for an Offender Information Specialist I. This position performs sentencing calculations to determine parole eligibility and release of inmates as well as maintains offender inmates records within the facility.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Process open records requests.
• Work in systems such as the Kentucky Offender Management System (KOMS), Court-Net, E-Warrants and the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry System (SOR).
• Review inmate records for transfers.
• Schedule and maintain trips and logs.
• Work directly with the Office of the Courts and Court Officials as well as Local and State Police.
• Complete sentence calculations.
• Compile various reports.
• Respond to inquiries.
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: NONE
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: NONE
Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Administrative, legal, paralegal, law enforcement, or offender records work experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Current or prior military experience will substitute for the required college on a year-for-year basis. Prior military experience will only substitute if the individual received an honorable discharge, discharge under honorable conditions, or a general discharge.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): NONE
Working Conditions
Work is typically performed in an office setting.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact A'Neial Bell at A'Neial.Bell@ky.gov or 270-388-2211.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D