$20.82-$27.75 Hourly / $1,509.58-$2,011.61 BiWeekly /
In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for performing a full range of basic tasks while assisting a member of the treatment staff in a wide variety of rehabilitation activities.
Initially works under the close supervision of a designated staff member of higher grade; works more independently with acquired experience.
Assists designated member of treatment staff in an area of rehabilitation program such as Parole, Education, Classification, Counseling, Community Release, Community Resources, Community Relations and Family Services; observes and reports inmates behavior to treatment staff; interviews inmates for case histories; serves as liaison between institution and community; investigates employment and housing for offenders; does specialized work with alcohol and drug dependent offenders or ex-offenders; prepares correspondence; assists in classroom teaching and administering and scoring examinations; serves as contact agent with social agencies providing assistance to offenders’ families; conducts pre-parole interviews at institutions; may transport parolees and assist in transporting parole violators; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of psychology; basic knowledge of principles and techniques of interviewing; basic knowledge of social and welfare agencies; considerable oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills; ability to utilize computer software.
One (1) year of experience in an alcohol, drug, rehabilitation family employment counseling program.
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.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Services Aide in Salary Group CO 04 approved effective July 3, 1987. (2015 SCOPE Review)