Career in Corrections
Corrections Officer I
OPEN: HL02-01; $23,968.80 - HL02-10; $35,954.40
PROM: HL02-01; $23,968.80 - HL02-20; $50,716.80
Description of Work:
The Corrections Officer performs routine correctional work involved in the custody and rehabilitation of inmates. Employees in this class perfrom routine correctional duties independently after initial training but work under closer supervision on a variety of more complex developmental assignments.
Illustrative Examples of Work
Stands watch in control room, gate or cell. Patrols campus grounds. Makes inmate counts and ensures constant surveillance of compound. Maintains visitation control. Searches inmates and visitors entering and leaving the correctional campus. Reports all unusual incidents of units assigned. Assists in the supervision of inmates in housing units, recreation fields, work details and at other approved locations. May transport inmates to and from the facility, hospital, court, work details and other approved destinations. Performs other related duties as required.
Parole Officer I
OPEN: KL02-1; $29,587.20 - KL02-10; $44,380.80
PROM: KL02-01; $29,587.20 - KL02-20; $62,604
Description of Work:
The Parole Officer I performs professional parole work in providing casework services in a correctional institution. Employees in this class perform routine casework duties independently after initial training and work under closer supervision on a variety of more complex develpmental assignments.
Illustrative Examples of Work:
Supervises a readily manageable caseload of parolees; counsels clients in the areas of family and community relations, employment, finances, educational and vocational training, and other matters pertinent to their societal adjustment; consults with other divisional personnel to determine most effective case meethods; contacts parolee's families, friends, employers, clergy and other persons and agencies concerned with aiding clients in their adjustment in the community. Counsels inmates in correctional institutions regarding parole; assists the inmate in devising a parole plan; assists in coordinating institutional and parole plans and programs; refers prospective parolee to assisting agencies such as rehabilitation and employment services and community health centers; counsels individuals whose parole have been deferred, explains the reasons for deferral and sugggests way to prepare for parole board review; presents a parole orientation to newly recieved inmates; counsels inmates on various problems. Performs a variety of investigations; investigates pre-parole requests to determine if plans are satisfactory; seeks complete information regarding employment prospects, residence situations, and social setting; investigates alleged violations of parole; contacts law enforcement agencies, relatives, friends, and others who might have knowledge of the parolee's behavior; arrests or causes the arrest of parole violators. Attends parole board meetings; prepares records and other information for the parole board to expidite their review of cases; delivers inmates to parole board meetings. Maintains records and prepares reports, such as chronological records, daily activity sheets, monthly activity reports, pre-parole investigation reports and suspension reports. Performs related duties as required.