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Community Corrections Supervisor
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Community Corrections Supervisor
**WMS Community Corrections Supervisor **
**Community Corrections Division**
**Graduated Re-Entry (GRE)**
**Seattle or Tacoma, WA**
The Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual to fill a permanent Community Corrections Supervisor (CCS) position within the Community Corrections Division (CCD), Graduated Re-Entry Unit. This position will report to the Family Offender Sentencing Alternative Program Administrator. The official worksite for this position will either be located in Seattle or Tacoma, WA depending on the candidate's preference and operational needs.
The Department of Corrections (DOC), Community Corrections Division, in collaboration with its criminal justice partners, contributes to staff and community safety by managing the effective supervision/monitoring and accountability of offenders within 6 months of their release from state incarceration while on electronic monitoring (EM) as part of Graduated Reentry (GRE). The Community Corrections Supervisor (CCS) is an integral part of the Community Corrections Division management team. The CCS has overall responsibility for the inmates placed on EM as part of GRE and tracks offenders in work release who are targeted for EM at 6 months to their Earned Release Date (ERD). The CCS is responsible for safe and secure operations on a 24/7 basis of the GRE program and accounting of offenders in the community. Management efforts will focus on offender accountability and intervention to enhance and support a safe reentry into the community.
Whether the work is inside a prison, in community corrections, or in an administrative office, the Washington State Department of Corrections professional staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which all offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.
**About the Agency**
DOC's mission is to improve public safety. We lead the nation with innovative and evidence-based practices that are aimed at reducing recidivism and improving public safety. Our employees find this profession both challenging and rewarding as they work together with law enforcement officers, treatment providers, and community members to facilitate change in offenders' lives. Community Corrections staff experience a high degree of personal satisfaction knowing they are creating environments in which offenders can learn to make choices that contribute to a safer society.
The DOC consists of the Office of the Secretary, the Office of the Deputy Secretary, Prisons Division, Offender Change Division, Community Corrections Division, Administrative Operations Division, Health Services Division, Correctional Industries, Reentry Division, and the Indeterminate Sentence Review Board. The DOC employs over 8,200 staff and has a biennial budget of approximately $1.8 billion.
**_Application Process_**
To begin the online application process:
* Click the green 'Apply' button on the job posting and sign in or create an account.
* Complete your application.
* _Please be sure to attach the following to your application:_
1. A cover letter outlining your qualifications,
2. A detailed chronological resume; and
3. At least (3) three professional references - A professional reference is identified as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
* Click "Accept & Submit" to submit your application.
**Incomplete application packages may disqualify an applicant from the application process. **
This position is responsible for efficiently and effectively managing the EM system; meeting department goals in successfully transitioning offenders into the community. This position educates stakeholders in offender initiatives, while building relationships with the local communities. This position oversees offender risk and discipline within the EM programs, as it relates to RCW's, WAC's, and policy directives. The CCS uses independent judgment and discretion when analyzing operations and developing solutions to problems. This position identifies problems and potential solutions related to criminal behavior and risk to the community; ensures offender accountability through: research based programs targeted to offender risk, program involvement targeting individual offender's needs and strengths, reentry success; and measures and analyzes performance and results in collaboration with other criminal justice and state agencies. This position works collaboratively with Victim Services, Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Veterans Services, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, and other community agencies integral to offender transition.
**Primary Responsibilities Include: **
* **_Supervise and manage staff, EM Systems, and work performed in assigned unit(s):_** direct and manage employee work performance to ensure it meets accepted standards for quality and timeliness; maintain the highest standards of personal/professional and ethical conduct and support the state's agency goals for a diverse workforce; conduct timely performance evaluations and ensure proper coaching is provided; perform caseload audits and monitoring of timely offender releases, accompanying staff to disciplinary hearings and employment checks periodically; train new staff on laws and agency policy and processes, manage staff schedules; and coordinate and maintain a safe/efficient work place.
* **_Implement, direct and evaluate statewide programs/policies (i.e., risk management, offender programs, community involvement):_** approve arrest, search, and evidence management in accordance with policy and current legal mandates; respond to community, staff, family and victim concerns, criminal justice partners and media inquiries regarding offenders and/or incidents within the community; promote staff facilitation of and offender participation in evidence based offender change programs; participate in and maintain productive public relations with local community agencies and resources; mitigate offender risk to the community by ensuring CCOs accurately classify, assess needs, develop appropriate supervision plans, address violation behaviors as delineated per DOC Policy; conduct Critical Incident reviews and prepare the Incident Review Report.
* **_Development and supervision of the offender classification standards:_** Administer and facilitate review and implementation of classification discussion and recommendations for offender programming, classification, and transition planning; conduct classification reviews to include behavioral classifications and reclassifications for safety and security of the community; chair and make decisions regarding screening committees/boards and participates in committees within the community for th effective transition of offenders and the management of the EM in the community; final approval of the continuous case management plan.
* **_Plan, lead, organize, and control the work performed by the organization:_** In conjunction with HR, participate in the recruitment process; develop, implement and review annual unit goals; reviews and makes recommendations regarding departmental programs/policies/projects in the operation of EM; screens participants and ensuring functionality of programs; participates in specialized departmental/division committees to review current policies, procedures, and programs to develop processes/procedures for implantation and recommendation to executive management; manage CCO's who monitor inmates in the community on EM completing their prison sentence.
**_Required Qualifications:_**
* A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university whose accreditation is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
* A minimum of five (5) years of experience in Community Corrections or a related field.
* Two (2) years supervisory or lead experience. Can be gained concurrently with required experience.
* Demonstrated ability to provide positive leadership in times of stress, conflict, and unforeseen events. Remain calm and rational while handling difficult situations to include, but not limited to, volatile, threatening, or other crisis/emergency situations. Expertly intervene in response to threats.
* Understanding and working knowledge of offender management and supervision, including behavior management, security and safety; and offender programs including preparation of offenders for successful supervision in the community.
* Experience working with other governmental and/or social service entities in the development or implementation of a program, project, or other joint venture.
**In addition this position requires:**
* **Community Relationships** - Participates in the formation and maintenance of successful relationships with criminal justice partners and community resources.
* **Observation** - Observes and strategizes personal response based on environmental conditions and human behavior.
* **Stress Tolerance** - Remains calm and rational while handling difficult situations to include, but not limited to: volatile, threatening, or other crisis/emergency situations. Expertly intervenes in response to threats.
* **Professional Standards** - Knows and applies community corrections related law, policy, procedure, and practice. Adheres to productivity standards and timelines established by law and policy. Identifies own training needs and proactively seeks training opportunities.
* **Adaptability** - Incorporates new information into an existing framework of understanding. Accepts change and supports the Agency through changes in law, policy, and procedure.
***Preferred Qualifications: ***
* Knowledge of Department of Corrections policies/procedures, RCWs, WACs and EM standards.
* Experience applying the Sentencing Reform Act, particularly as it pertains to Community Placement, the Offender Accountability Act, and Sentencing Alternatives.
* Experience on the effective application of Human Resource practices to maintain a trained and diverse workforce.
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'The mission of DOC is to improve public safety.'
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* _Please include a minimum of three professional references with your application_. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies. If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
*Phone number *AND_ email address are required for all professional references._
* Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
* Employees may work directly with or in close proximity to incarcerated individuals in a potentially hazardous setting. Please consider this when deciding whether to apply.
* We are committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free work environment, and our employees are expected to comply with all state and federal laws. A pre-employment drug test may be administered as part of the selection process, and applicants who test positive for any controlled substances, will be disqualified from consideration.
* Oleoresin Capsicum (OC) is an aerosol pepper spray made available as a means of self-defense and/or de-escalation. Applicants with sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
* Animal care projects are a common component of most Washington State prisons, including dog and cat programs. Applicants with animal sensitivities or allergies are encouraged to ask about the level of exposure they could expect in this position.
* Tuberculosis (TB) is a priority health issue for DOC employees. The successful candidate may be required to provide valid proof of a baseline TB skin test within 60 days from the date of hire. When positive tests result, further information, testing and treatment may also be required. Employment is not contingent upon test results.
* If this position is included in a Union Shop, employees will be required to become members within thirty (30) days of employment.
We are committed to hiring individuals who possess core diversity competencies:
* Foster a positive attitude and openness toward the ever changing social and cultural makeup of the workplace.
* Work effectively with people of different perspectives, abilities, disabilities, races, religions, ages, lifestyle preferences and social, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
* Respectfully acknowledge people's differences and recognize these differences as important and valuable.
* Promote inclusiveness.
* Be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
* Respect and value diverse backgrounds and traditions.
DOC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, genetic information, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability.
For questions about this recruitment, or to request reasonable accommodation in the application process, please email jessica.marcoe@doc.wa.govor call us at (360) 407-5755. For TTY service, please call the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
*Salary:* $5,650.00 - $6,976.00 Monthly
*Location:* Multiple Locations - Western Washington, WA
*Job Type:* Full Time - Permanent
*Department:* Dept. of Corrections
*Job Number:* 2018-04799
*Closing:* 5/21/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
*Agency:* State of Washington
*Address:* View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504
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