Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Correctional Identification And Records Specialist 1

Recruitment #200716-2257CL-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction is currently recruiting for 1 full-time Correctional Identification & Records Specialist 1 at York CI on the 2nd shift (3pm to 11:30pm).  This opportunity is open to current agency employees.  This is a non-hazardous duty position; forty (40) hours per week, Monday through Friday.  

This posting will be for the York CI, 2nd shift vacancy, but the recruitment pool may be used to fill future positions and opportunities within the job class.  If a candidates is interested in this job class, they should apply.  Opportunities are  located in the Southern Region of CT (York CI, Corrigan-Radgowski CC, Garner CI, Bridgeport CC, New Haven CC, and Cheshire CI locations).  If you're interested in applying for this position at any of the mentioned locations, please submit a completed application through JobAps before the closing date.

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Correction, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.  
*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).  

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Ewa Gaszek, Ewa.Gaszek@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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

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.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some risk of injury or assault by inmates.

Conclusion

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.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.