N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
Overall Job Objective Description of Work Salary Grade: 65 Salary Range: $33,001-52,644INTERNAL POSTING - THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR PERMANENT AND RIF DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES ONLYThis position is located at Johnston Correctional Institution, Smithfield, NC a minimum custody male facility. Candidates will need to have verbal/written communication with staff, inmates and the general public. Work under stressful conditions caused by direct contact with incarcerated offenders who can become physically violent and verbally abusive. This position provides programs for the rehabilitation of inmates in the prison system, accountable for development, implementation, and maintenance of one or more major and broad programs for inmates. The primary programs area are inmate classification; correctional programs (work, religion, and recreation); and supportive counseling. Work involves considerable contact with community agencies to enrich programs, establish new programs, and to conduct home leave and work release investigations. This position monitors effectiveness of community volunteer workers assigned to programs activities and will supervisor subordinate staff. Monitor off-site programs, which may require operation of a motor vehicle in a safe/secure manner at any time of day and in varying weather and road conditions. Conduct continuous/audio surveillance of assigned work areas. Accurately operate office machines. Prepare written report/forms which demonstrate/instruct inmates in the proper safe use of tools, equipment and supplies. Review, analyze and evaluate various documents and behavioral data gathered from interviews, written documentation and personal observation. Perform crisis intervention and routine counseling to include suicide prevention. Account for supplies and equipment. This position requires working some evening hours, some weekends and some holidays. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference shall upload a DD214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from active duty along with their online application. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies Considerable knowledge of policies and procedures of DOP. General knowledge of correctional programs. General knowledge of services available to individuals from the community and other public and private programs. General knowledge of the techniques of supportive counseling, interviewing, job placement, and employment possibilities. General knowledge of basic psychology, sociology, and psychological testing. Ability to gather and evaluate information concerning an individual's past experience, training, attitude, social environment, and mental capabilities. Ability to develop, implement, coordinate, and supervise programs within framework of policies and procedures of DOP. Ability to make clear and concise reports both written and oral. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Graduation from a four-year college or university, with a major in a human services or criminal justice field, and one year of experience in corrections programs; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.Necessary Special Qualifications - must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council. . Supplemental and Contact Information The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. Online applications are only accepted through http://www.oshr.nc.gov/jobs/ Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application. Embedded or attached resumes ARE NOT accepted as a substitution for a completed application. To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application. During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process. If applying for a position certified through the North Carolina Department of Justice-Criminal Justice Standards Division, refer to http://www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards/Officer-Certification-Programs.aspx for specific certification requirements. The N.C. Department of Public Safety must adhere to the United States Department of Justice Final Rule on the National Standards to Prevent, Detect and Respond to Prison Rape under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Standards at 28 C.F.R. Part 115 Docket No. OAG-131 RIN 1105-AB34. Refer to https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000122,002149 for hiring and promotion prohibition requirements for all positions in the N.C. Department of Public Safety. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. 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N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the agency in state government responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well being of all North Carolinians, providing human service needs for special populations including individuals who are deaf, blind, developmentally disabled and mentally ill, and helping poor North Carolinians achieve economic independence.