CLASSIFICATION AND TREATMENT OFFICER I

Commonwealth of Kentucky - 42038
May 24, 2021
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21-02964
Classification and Treatment Officer I
Pay Grade 12
Salary $31,071.12
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
Western Kentucky Correctional Complex
374 New Bethel Church Rd
Fredonia KY 42411 USA
Description
Are you ready to Brave the Challenge?
At the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex, the mission is to promote safety for the citizens of the Commonwealth by operating an efficient, adult male, medium-security institution. Our main purpose is to provide a safe, secure, humane environment for its residents and to prepare incarcerated felons for a successful reintegration into society through the use of constructive classification, employment training programs and treatment services and social programs.
The Classification & Treatment Officer is vital to this mission by performing duties in the evaluation, assessment and counseling of inmates.
The responsibilities may include:
• Interviewing, evaluating and assessing inmates to identify behavioral patterns
• Develop case history on inmates
• Serve on committees to determine classification
• Prepare reports to assist with classification
• Provide daily counsel to inmates regarding the institution as well as personal or family matters
• Respond to inmate requests and outside agencies
If you are seeking a career that is both challenging and rewarding, we would love to review your application!
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: An associate's degree with two years of current or prior military experience will substitute for the required bachelor's degree. 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 within a correctional institution.
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 Brigitte Black at Brigitte.Black@ky.gov .
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D