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Community Corrections Specialist

Civilian
Hennepin County - Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$38,642.00 annual

Job Description

  • Monitor (24/7) correctional clients assigned to the EHM Program.
  • Make routine visits to clients' schools, homes, and places of employment.
  • Maintain paper and electronic client files; document case information in electronic offender databases and client monitoring systems.
  • Mentor juvenile clients assigned to the EHM program.
  • Communicate and enforce EHM program rules with adult and juvenile clients, their families, educators, and employers.
  • Complete progress and violation reports for the court.
  • Admit and release EHM participants to the program as ordered by the court.
  • Connect, repair, and retrieve client assigned electronic monitoring devices.
  • Recognize and respect cultural differences and provide culturally appropriate services.

Additional Information

  • One of the following:
    • A bachelor's degree or higher in a behavioral/social science, law enforcement, education, criminal justice, or a related field and one year or more full-time equivalent of approved paid or volunteer experience in social work, corrections, law enforcement, criminal justice, district court, and/or probation/parole.
    • A bachelor's degree or higher in non-related field and two years or more of full-time equivalent approved paid or volunteer experience in one of the areas listed above.
    • Note: Completion of an Evidence-Based Practice Corrections Professional Certificate from an approved school may be substituted for one year of relevant coursework or experience.
  • A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.
  • Experience securing services for clients from a variety of agencies (corrections and/or social services; group homes, halfway houses, and/or correctional programs).
  • Experience carrying an assigned caseload of juvenile and/or adult offenders.
  • Knowledge of community resources, and willingness to work in a community-based work environment.
  • Proficient keyboarding/typing skills to enter and process information expediently and accurately; skill using different computer programs including Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to:
    • Establish and maintain good relationships with clients, co-workers, and the public.
    • Resolve problems and develop creative solutions; prioritize work involving large caseloads and work independently with minimal direction.
    • Work effectively with an increasingly diverse client population.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 24
  • Education: bachelor degree
  • Experience: experienced

Contact Informaton

Dawn Malberg

Hennepin County
300 S. 6th St
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55437
phone: (612) 348-7855

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