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(USA-MN-Morris) Corrections Agent/Senior/Career

Posted 10 months ago

**Working Title: Corrections Agent** **Job Class: Corrections Agent/Senior/Career** **Agency: Corrections Dept** + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 07/19/2023 + **Closing Date** : 08/01/2023 + **Hiring Agency** : Department of Corrections + **Division/Unit** : Community Services/Field Services + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift/8:00 am - 4:30 pm + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : Yes, up to 50% of the time + **Corrections Agent Salary Range:** $22.94 - $33.30 / hourly; $47,898 - $69,530 / annually + **Corrections Agent Senior Salary Range:** $25.25 - $37.02 / hourly; $52,722 - $77,297 / annually + **Corrections Agent Career Salary Range:** $28.96 - $42.67 / hourly; $60,468 - $89,094 / annually + **Classified Status** : Classified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE + **FLSA Status** : Nonexempt + **Telework Eligible** : No + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes **Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.** The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. **_Are you looking for a unique and challenging opportunity related to the fields of Corrections and Criminal Justice?_** **_The Minnesota Department of Corrections has a national reputation for excellence, is highly regarded nationwide and has provided a model for other corrections systems to follow! Join our team as a Corrections Agent and contribute to a safer Minnesota by providing supervisory, referral and intervention services to individuals under supervision in order to transform lives!_** Corrections Agents provide investigative services to the court/releasing authority and supervisory and/or referral services to individuals committed to the Department of Corrections in order to protect public safety and facilitate law-abiding behavior. Job responsibilities include completing assessments of individuals in order to determine/recommend appropriate supervision levels; preparing case plans; supervising individuals to monitor behavior and compliance with probation/releasing authority conditions; completing progress reports and apprehension/detention orders; and testifying in court as needed. Corrections Agent positions also prepare diagnostic, pre- and post-dispositional investigation reports on individuals to be used by the courts, correctional staff and releasing authority to make appropriate sentencing, case planning and releasing decisions. This position has contact with criminal justice-involved individuals. Work Shift/Work Hours: Some non-traditional work hours may apply. Please note: This vacancy may be filled at the Corrections Agent, Corrections Agent Senior or Corrections Agent Career level. Minnesota county employees working as a Probation Officer/Senior/Career may be eligible for an intergovernmental transfer or hire to a comparable level as a Corrections Agent/Senior/Career. Current or former Corrections Agent/Senior/Career employees in the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) may also be eligible for appointment to this position at a comparable level. **Minimum Qualifications** To qualify for consideration, you must meet the qualifications listed under A or B below: A. A Bachelor‘s degree** in Corrections, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Education, Law, Law Enforcement, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or a Human Services related field with an emphasis in corrections/criminal justice. AND one (1) of the following + Completed a full-time internship* (minimum duration of one semester or 10 weeks or 400 hours) with the Minnesota Department of Corrections as a Corrections Agent or Corrections Security Caseworker, or with another jurisdiction as a Probation Officer; OR + A minimum of 400 hours (approximately three months) of work or volunteer experience* as a Corrections Agent, Corrections Security Caseworker or Probation Officer; OR _*(NOTE: To qualify, the above intern/work experience must include the preparation of pre-sentence investigation (PSI) reports, predisposition (PDI) reports, and/or client case summaries, in addition to providing case management services.)_ + A minimum of two years of experience supervising incarcerated individuals in a correctional or human services setting; OR + A minimum of six months of professional-level experience in case management in a correctional or human services setting. B. A Bachelor’s degree** in any field AND a minimum of one (1) year of work experience as a Corrections Agent or Probation Officer supervising individuals in the community. To qualify, the work experience must include the preparation of pre-sentence investigation (PSI) reports and/or predisposition (PDI) reports, in addition to providing community supervision services. ****Please note:** If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide a copy of your unofficial college transcripts at the time of your interview. Other qualifications include: 1. The ability to document and maintain client case records. 2. Human relations skills sufficient to represent the Minnesota Department of Corrections or county in the community; maintain effective working relationships; and work with a diverse, and at times, adversarial or resistive clientele. 3. Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to speak in public, testify in court, and write clear and concise reports. 4. The ability to make case decisions, set priorities and schedule/use time effectively. 5. Must have and maintain a valid driver‘s license. **Corrections Agent Senior** To qualify for consideration as a Corrections Agent Senior, you must either be a current or former MN Department of Corrections employee in the Corrections Agent Senior job classification; OR be employed by a Minnesota Community Corrections Act county, county probation agency, or another public jurisdiction and be eligible for an intergovernmental transfer or hire to the MN Department of Corrections at the Corrections Agent Senior level. **Corrections Agent Career** To qualify for consideration as a Corrections Agent Career, you must either be a current or former MN Department of Corrections employee in the Corrections Agent Career job classification; OR be employed by a Minnesota Community Corrections Act county, county probation agency, or another public jurisdiction and be eligible for an intergovernmental transfer or hire to the MN Department of Corrections at the Corrections Agent Career level. **Preferred Qualifications** 1. Experience working as a Corrections Agent/Probation Officer or Corrections Security Caseworker/Case Manager. 2. Experience working in correctional programming. 3. Experience completing risk/needs assessments. 4. Training or experience in Evidence Based Practices (EBP) such as cognitive/behavioral programming, motivational interviewing, and transition from prison to community (TPC). 5. Experience with the Minnesota Department of Corrections as a Corrections Officer, Sentencing to Service Crew Leader, or Corrections Manufacturing Specialist. **Physical Requirements** The selected finalist is required to review and sign a Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) for this position. For a copy of the PDA, please email Teresa Moen at [email protected] **Additional Requirements** The selection process may include screening the top candidate(s) on their criminal history, predatory offender registration, offender associations and/or other applicable background information in accordance with Department of Corrections policy. Top candidate(s) must pass a criminal history check which includes successful completion of all sentencing and/or restitution requirements of law enforcement jurisdictions, including probation. Employment history/reference checks, including incidents of sexual harassment, will also be conducted on the top candidate(s) in accordance with Department of Corrections policy. This may include a review of job performance and discipline records. New employees will be fingerprinted within the first 30 days of employment. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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