Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Correctional Identification And Records Specialist 1

Recruitment #210416-2257CL-001

Introduction


Do you have experience in performing arithmetical computations; considerable ability to understand and interpret statutes and regulations pertaining to sentence calculation and looking to #MakeAnImpact?

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is recruiting for two (2) Correctional Identification and Records Specialist 1 to work at Hartford Correctional Center (HCC) in Hartford, CT.  

Position Details:
  • This position is Monday -Friday
  • 40 hours per week
  • Second shift - 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
In this role you will:
  • Process new commits
  • Update continuance mittimus
  • Initiate discharge planners
  • Process bond outs
  • Calculate and input time in regards to sentencing from court
  • Process speedy trial papers
We offer a competitive benefits package, excellent health insurance, generous leave policies, non-hazardous retirement plan and more!  We also encourage a healthy work-life balance to all employees!

Please view the video below to learn how you can make an impact by serving the State of Connecticut.

Selection Plan

Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Erica McGuinness at erica.mcguinness@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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in large volume records management, methods and techniques
  • Experience performing arithmetical computations
  • Experience interpreting statutes and regulations pertaining to sentence calculation
  • Experience organizing data for entry into database systems
  • Experience working with RT system/MOCHA System.
  • Experience calculating and inputting time in regards to sentencing from court
  • Experience utilizing (JEB) - Judicial Electronic Branch System
  • Experience utilizing (JIS) - Judicial Information System 
  • Experience with pertinent Judicial Branch paperwork

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.







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