The Correctional Services Technician position will serve as a case manager for the Lane County Adult Treatment Court. This position will meet with treatment court participants and work closely with the treatment court coordinator and team members. The role will assist clients in navigating the program, obtaining housing, employment, GED requirements, along with tracking program compliance.
To perform a variety of technical support services in an assigned area. To gather, review, and report to officers or appropriate staff a variety of information pertaining to clients. To perform delegated duties as appropriate for non-certified staff and assist officers in the performance of their duties, as authorized or directed. Depending upon area of assignment in correctional services system, may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties.
Basic knowledge of court systems and of laws, policies and practices pertaining to pre- trial release, custody, and parole.
Basic sociology and psychology as it relates to correctional and judicial administration.
General knowledge of behavior and adjustment problems of criminal clients.
Appropriate community resources, services, and programs.
Modern office procedures and methods and computer equipment.
Apply comprehensive interviewing techniques to elicit, confirm and collect data and information.
Make sound recommendations.
Persuade and motivate clients to comply with court and release conditions.
Enter, access and interpret data in various computer databases.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Communicate effectively with persons of various ethnic or racial groups and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Deal effectively with persons who may be hostile and abusive.
Maintain accurate records.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by relevant college level course work in criminology, behavioral science, sociology or related field.
Two years of responsible experience working with correctional services, including experience working directly with offenders.
An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
May require certification in LEDS operation. May require a valid driver's license at time of appointment.
Apply online at: www.lanecounty.org/jobs.
Lane County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008. If you require reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process due to disability, requests must be made in a timely manner. Contact a recruitment specialist at 541.682.3124.