The position is located in MacDougal Walker facility in Suffield. Employees in this position will be working 40 hours per week on a non-hazardous clerical job function. Candidates to have knowledge of large volume of records management, arithmetical compilations and ability to organize data for entry into database.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current state employee, who has permanent state status and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
Candidate selected for interview must provide the following at the time of interview:
- Two (2) most recent performance evaluations
Failure to provide the required documents listed above or submit your application accurately and on time, will eliminate you from the recruitment process. Employees in this job class may be exposed to risk of injury or assault by inmates. Please indicate your employee number without which your application will not be considered.
For questions concerning this job opportunity, please contact Emily Kennedy within the Department of Corrections Human Resources office at Emily.Kennedy@ct.gov.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Correction at a facility or parole office or Boards of Pardons and Paroles this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks associated with inmate identification and record keeping and overseeing the inmate identification and records section.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Ensures accurate maintenance of facility or parole system for inmate identification including tabulation of inmate sentences and other records; develops and maintains contacts with courts and law enforcement agencies concerning matters of individual inmates related to sentences; calculates sentences for parole and discharge eligibility including sentence commutations for good time and other adjustments; oversees issuance of notices concerning release and discharge of inmates, furloughs and transfers of inmates to required and authorized recipients; oversees compilation and editing of criminal records of each inmate through correspondence and communication with FBI, CSBI and other law enforcement agencies; assigns and reviews unit work for accuracy and thoroughness; assists in compilation of current statistical data concerning inmates and monthly and annual statistical reports; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of large volume records management, methods and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; basic skill in performing arithmetical computations; considerable ability to understand and interpret statutes and regulations pertaining to sentence calculation; ability to organize data for entry into database systems.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years clerical work experience.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in the maintenance, processing or control of inmate or criminal records or of an extensive record keeping system involving financial, health, inventory, legal, medical or other records.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of two (2) years.
Experience in maintenance and processing of inmate records.
Incumbents in this class are required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (G.E.D.) certification by the time of permanent appointment.
In addition to the checking of references and facts presented in the employment application, a background investigation will be conducted before persons are certified for permanent appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or assault by inmates.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.