Requisition No: 236684
Agency: Department of Corrections
Working Title: FDC-SENIOR CLASSIFICATION OFFICER-70041873-SUWANNEE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
Position Number: 70041873
Salary: $34,501.48 – $69,641.92 annually
Posting Closing Date: 09/21/2020
Senior Classification Officer – 70041873
****INTERNAL OPPORTUNITY ONLY – Must be currently employed with the Florida Department of Corrections to be considered for this position.
This advertisement is for a position located at Suwannee Correctional Institution in the Classification Department.
Salary Range: $34,501.48 – $69,641.92 annually
SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CURRENT PAY POLICY.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for managing a caseload of inmates, including inmates in special statuses.
- Responsible for recommending the custody classification and the institutional and program assignments of inmates at a correctional institution.
- Evaluates information from reports, interviews, and correspondence for recommendations for inmate custody classification, program participation and work/program assignment for inmates in special statuses and reviews inmates for special status recommendation.
- Prepares inmate management plans.
- Supervises and evaluates inmate progress and prepares progress reports for inmates in special statuses.
- Serves as the assistant supervisor in a classification section.
- Assists the Classification Supervisor in the administrative functions of the classification sections.
- Maintains inmate information on the department offender database system.
- Assists in training new classification staff.
- Evaluates, monitors and record inmate gain time awards.
- Responds to inmate requests, correspondence and telephone inquiries.
- Observe and interact with inmates at their work assignment, housing assignment and educational/vocational assignment. Visit confinement/management units as necessary.
- Manages a Release Officer caseload including those pending release.
- Attends mandatory and other training as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY (KSA’s)
- Knowledge of the techniques for advising, interviewing and/or counseling individuals.
- Knowledge of the offender database system.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to use office computer applications.
- Ability to work independently and/or under stressful conditions.
- Ability to interview and counsel.
- Ability to review and analyze data.
- Ability to describe facts and events accurately.
- Ability to apply laws, applicable rules, and procedures.
- Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate assignments.
- Must be a current Florida Department of Corrections employee.
- Must possess two (2) years of Classification Officer experience.
Preference will be given to applicants with the following qualifications:
- Experience with file audit and custody procedures.
- Possess a working knowledge of disciplinary processes
- Capability to handle large volumes of inmate change and movement.
Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.