Thursday , February 2 2023

PA State Jobs – Corrections Community Center Monitor

Website Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Job Description:

TheDepartment of Correctionsis seeking individuals whose primary purpose is to provide care, custody, control, monitoring, and supervision of the re-entrant population housed at a state-operated community corrections center, and to assist other staff in facilitating and monitoring the changes necessary for the offender’s successful completion of the program for re-entry back into the community.

Community Corrections Centers are staffed by three (3) work shifts that cover the facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

If you want to leave work each day knowing you are assisting in supporting the department’s initiatives by preparing re-entrants for successful transition back into their families and the community, this is the position for you!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, observe, record, and report the behavior of individuals within the Corrections Community Center, and control re-entrant and visitor movement to ensure protection and maintain security within the Center.
  • Exercise care, custody, and control over re-entrants; conduct various types of re-entrant searches and checks; supervise and evaluate re-entrants participating in assigned facility work details; provide guidance and advice to new re-entrant arrivals and ensure compliance with Center rules and regulations; provide positive reinforcement and insight into responsible behavior and attitudes; and administer effective discipline over re-entrant behavior.
  • Search re-entrants and conduct inspections in all Center areas for contraband.
  • Observe re-entrant behavior through one-on-one and/or group interaction, as well as through the CCTV system; write detailed behavior observations and reports, issue misconduct reports for re-entrants committing Center rule infractions, and attend disciplinary hearings.
  • Administer and document tests, such as Breathalyzer and Urinalysis tests.
  • Maintain a detailed activities log of occurrences, events, and work performed during shift.
  • Administer emergency first-aid treatment and/or medical assistance to both re-entrants and staff, as necessary.
  • Serve as a representative of the Department for contact with law enforcement agencies and avail themselves to legal proceedings, as required.
  • Participate in the facility Accreditation process, as well as, internal and external inspections of the Center.

Job Requirements:

  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which supports the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to provide care, custody, control, monitoring, and supervision of individuals in a secure facility.
  • PREFER at least two (2) years of work experience performing public safety or security work.
  • (Examples of qualifying work experience include, but are not limited to: public safety or security work involving protection of persons and/or property and maintaining required security through enforcement of rules, regulations and laws; public safety or security work in a correctional setting, juvenile or adult development/detention center, law enforcement entity, or military security experience); AND
  • In addition to public safety/security work experience listed above,
  • PREFER at least one (1) year of work experience providing direction/guidance to individuals.
  • (Examples of qualifying work experience include, but are not limited to: performing as a lead worker or supervisor assigning and evaluating work tasks, providing informal counseling, or giving orders in the Military).

Job Details:

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Johnstown, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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