$33.72-$44.55 Hourly / $2,697.43-$3,563.68 BiWeekly /
At the Department of Correction, Maloney Center for Training and Staff Development, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in planning, coordinating and conducting orientation and in-service training programs.
Plans, coordinates and conducts orientation, refresher and in-service training courses in correctional practices; assists in assessing training needs; develops course objectives, curricula, course outlines and lesson plans to meet specific training needs; selects and evaluates appropriate training methods; researches available learning material and resources; develops, selects and updates appropriate training manuals and training aids; schedules speakers and arranges for instruction in specialized subjects; conducts examinations and evaluates student performance and program effectiveness; produces packaged training programs and self study materials; assists in the preparation of grant applications; prepares reports on training programs as required; supervises correctional staff and correction officer trainees assigned to the Maloney Center for Training and Staff Development for basic instruction and simulates incarceration; recommends students for retention and permanent appointment; supervises inmates in vicinity of training in correctional facilities; may supervise and transport inmates assigned to work details at the Maloney Center for Training and Staff Development; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist security forces in emergencies; may conduct the recruitment, selection, placement and evaluation of student interns; may plan, coordinate and conduct orientation and in-service training courses for volunteers, supervisory, managerial and/or field service staff; may conduct tours of the facility for interested groups; may represent the agency at seminars or conferences on law enforcement or correctional training; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of correctional theories and practices; considerable knowledge of policies and procedures utilized in correctional facilities; considerable knowledge of habits, attitudes and behavior of correctional institution inmates; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of in-service training and educational methods and techniques; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable ability to organize and conduct training programs in accordance with prescribed objectives; ability to identify and prepare training needs and training materials; ability to utilize computer software.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Correctional Lieutenant (custody experience) or at the level of Correctional Counselor (treatment experience).
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury from assault by inmates.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Training Officer in Salary Group SC TO approved effective February 11, 2011. (2011 SCOPE Review)