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1/22/2023 (7:00 PM EST)

23-00280
Classification and Treatment Officer

Pay Grade
13

Salary
$36,913.92

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
Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex
200 Road To Justice
West Liberty KY 41472 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.

If you are looking for a career in the Department of Corrections that provides for career development, then we may have an opportunity for you!

The Classification & Treatment Officers (CTOs) at Eastern Kentucky Correctional Complex are responsible for the classification of male and female inmates eligible to stay in the county jails including ones that return from shock probation, Mandatory Reentry Supervision (MRS), and parole.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Interview, assess, evaluate and counsel inmates to gather information for assessments.
  • Project type and level of custody for controlled intake inmates.
  • Review Courtnet.
  • Recommend programming based on inmate’s needs
  • Complete NICS with appropriate status code.
  • Field phone calls from family members, jails, and other outside agencies.
  • Serve on classification and adjustment committees.
  • Prepare various reports.
  • Provide guidance and direction to assist inmates in identifying needs and goals in accordance with individual and institutional requirements.

The ideal candidate for this position will have:

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work well under pressure and be a team

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 Regina Setters at [email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D