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Correctional Case Manager
Open for Recruitment: March 14, 2017 - March 27, 2017
Announcement # 09286076885
$17.75 - $19.72
-Plus Competitive Benefits!
The mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to protect the public, our staff, and those within our custody and supervision through safety, accountability, partnerships and providing opportunities for offender change.
Please note changes have been made to this exam to include the standards required for the Department’s compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. You must complete both exams attached to this announcement to be considered for this position.
The Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) has a current opening for a Correctional Case Manager. This position will fill a vacancy located at the North Idaho Correctional Institution, in Cottonwood Idaho, (NICI). The position is responsible for conducting initial intake for offenders, developing case management plans, facilitating treatment programs such as substance abuse, aggression replacement, sex offender treatment, cognitive behavioral for offenders and assisting with transition back into the community. The incumbent will also be responsible for reviewing program related assignment and entering information into an automated record system.
- Good knowledge of human service principles and practices to include behavioral management methods, rehabilitation and treatment programs, personality traits associated with criminal offenders, social and family systems, cognitive behavioral education and case management methods.
- Computer proficiency for data entry, electronic mail, composing reports and letters and retrieving documents.
- Willing to work non-traditional hours in a correctional facility providing program facilitation and case management services to offenders (non-traditional hours may include evenings and/or weekends).
Experience networking with the community to coordinate resources such as treatment programs, housing and employment.
Experience with program delivery and group facilitation in a treatment setting
To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:
- Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing
- Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints
- Having a history of law-abiding behavior
- Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI's, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment
Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:
- Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors
- Have a dishonorable discharge from military service
- Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs
- Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody where the vacancy exists
- Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)
- Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) - In compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003, we are required to obtain certain information in the exam/interview process and consider specific information when making hiring and selection decisions for positions that have contact with inmates "in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution..." The PREA Standards do not require we obtain this information for positions not within a correctional facility such as Probation & Parole and Central Office positions. Again, these changes are being implemented in order for the department to the meet the requirement of PREA standards. The PREA definitions of Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment are available on the IDOC website. For more information about PREA, visit http://www.prearesourcecenter.org/about/prison-rape-elimination-act-prea.
- Minimum Qualifications Exam - You will receive a score based on your education and experience in the answers to the exam. A minimum score of 76 is required to pass. Notification of your test results will be available online when the exam review process has been completed. All answers to the questions on the exam must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application. For more detailed information regarding the requirements of this position please click on "Preview Exam" below. You will not be able to take the exam from this screen.
Click on any Apply Online button to the left and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.
When updating your online application information, please select:
- Idaho Department of Correction under "Agencies"
- Full-time under "Job Type/Shift"
- Cottonwood under "Cities"
Without this information, your name cannot be referred to the hiring agency. You must complete all items in the Application Checklist under General Information and Optional Information to include Personal Information, Education, Work History, Cities, Agencies, Job Type/Shift, Skills, and Resume.
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At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off
may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.
Hiring is done without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition,
preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and
regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements,
please contact the Division of Human Resources.