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Community Corrections Manager

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Job Description:

Clackamas County Community Corrections is seeking a Community Corrections Manager to manage the Probation & Parole Supervision Program and staff.

The Community Corrections Manager will provide leadership and policy level decision making for Community Corrections and Probation & Parole Programs.  This position represents Community Corrections and promotes overall organizational values.

Competitive candidates will have prior management or supervisory experience, excellent communication and leadership skills, technical knowledge and experience in Probation & Parole supervision, victim services, community corrections programing and treatment, experience using evidence based practices, and have current Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) parole and probation or corrections certification or the ability to become certified within six months.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • At least five (5) years of experience in the field of community corrections.
  • At least three (3) years of experience managing or supervising staff and programs.
  • Must be currently DPSST Probation & Parole or Corrections certified or eligible for certification within six months of hire.
  • Must pass a post­-offer physical assessment.
  • Must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
  • Must successfully pass a background investigation which may include national or state fingerprint records check.
  • Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

  • Experience using Evidence Based Practices (EBP).
  • Experience managing, tracking and approving budget funds.
  • Experience managing a Community Corrections program.
  • Five (5) years of experience managing or supervising staff and programs.

Amount of Pay:

$41.06

Frequency of Pay:

per hour

Other Qualifications:

 RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Develops and administers corrections, probation and parole, and/or residential services operational plans, policies, and procedures; develops and oversees implementation of procedures and guidelines to meet established goals and standards; ensures compliance with Federal, State and local statutes, rules and regulations.

 

  1. Develops annual and supplemental budgets for residential services, probation and parole programs, and corrections programs; monitors revenues and expenditures; researches alternative funding sources; prepares grant proposals.

 

  1. Oversees and monitors supervisory staff responsible for personnel such as parole and probation officers, corrections officers, case managers, office staff and food services staff; maintains contact with adjudicating authority, other public agencies, and other County employees; participates in program management meetings; supports supervisory staff in resolving complaints made by the public and/or program participants.

 

  1. Conducts research studies and prepares reports; analyzes solutions and costs; improves corrections programs through implementation of innovative, efficient programs.

 

  1. Hires and directs supervisory, professional, paraprofessional, administrative and food services staff to provide quality service to citizens and County staff; prepares performance evaluations; recommends and administers progressive discipline; conducts and/or facilitates staff training and development programs; promotes cooperative team efforts among staff and with other County departments.

 

  1. Coordinates the activities of contractors and County personnel providing maintenance, repair and purchase of equipment, supplies and services for corrections programs; prepares and negotiates contracts; monitors services to evaluate performance and ensure compliance with contract specifications.

 

  1. Coordinates property acquisition and facility siting activities for department offices and citizen or client service locations; obtains appropriate permits and inspections to meet applicable local, state and federal building, safety, health codes, and regulations.

 

  1. Serves as department representative and liaison to governmental agencies and the public; participates in task forces to coordinate and develop intergovernmental programs; promotes departmental activities with the public.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

In addition to the minimum qualifications listed in the Job Introduction section, applicants will have:

Thorough knowledge of: Practices and procedures of the adult criminal justice system, including sentencing, restitution, and supervision in the community; administration of correctional programs; laws, policies, rules and standards applicable to the administration of a community based residential services program or probation and parole programs; behavior and adjustment problems of adult offenders; corrections theory and methods including security procedures; principles and practices of public administration, including program planning and analysis, budgeting, contract preparation and administration; personnel management; participatory management theories; techniques of grant preparation and administration; funding sources and financing methods; techniques of negotiation and public relations.

Skill to: Develop and implement operational policies; develop and evaluate goals, procedures, objectives and programs; plan, assign, organize, evaluate and direct work of supervisory, professional, administrative and food service staff; direct staff in continuous efforts to improve quality productivity and effectiveness; incorporate team participation in decision making; respond to changes desired by citizens and County staff; establish and maintain effective relationships with law enforcement, probation, court personnel, service agencies, contractors, County employees and the public; prepare and justify budget requests and grant proposals; prepare clear and concise reports; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; resolve complaints tactfully while dealing with the public or residents.

Minimum Education:

High-School/GED

Total Years of Relevant Experience:

3

U.S. Citizenship:

Yes
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Function:

Leadership/Managerial Supervisory

Status:

Full-time

Work Schedule:

Weekdays

Posted:

02.01.2018
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Discipline:

Community Corrections

Level:

Manager

Application Deadline:

02.14.2018