Geary County ISO I in Junction City, Kansas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: GEARY COUNTY JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Title: Intensive Supervision Officer I (ISO I)Please apply online at FLSA: Non-ExemptSalary Range: $16.56/hr. Reports To:Intensive Supervision Officer II (ISO II) Department: Community Corrections Date: March 2019 JOB SUMMARYThe job duties of the Intensive Supervision Officer I include but are not limited to: supervising clients assigned to the 8th Judicial Community Corrections; to assist each client in improving the level of functioning within the community through education, employment, counseling, etc.; and to provide responsive, courteous and efficient service to all county residents and the general public. This position will have an office in Marion and Geary County. ________________________ DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe duties described below are indicative of what the Intensive Supervision Officer I might be asked to perform. This job description is to incorporate any County Ordinances for the position of Intensive Supervision Officer I. This position description is not designed to list all tasks and responsibilities of this position. Geary County reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need may arise. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.Administrative Functions:Provide supervision of an assigned caseload of defendants placed on Intensive Supervision Probation (ISP) through the District Court.Develop case supervision plans for clients based on the top two to five domains identified through the utilization of state approved risk/needs assessments.Meet with the client to develop and review their behavioral objectives, offender tasks, and staff tasks to assist the client in addressing the top areas of needs.Utilize skills in communicating with clients to assist them in developing motivation for change.Make referrals based on the client's criminogenic risks/needs.Maintain contact with all referral sources to verify the client's participation and progress in treatment.Enter client records into the statewide computer management information systems and/or databases; keeping client's records current.Monitor all client violations of probation and address those through implementation of internal sanctions or by requesting a Motion to Revoke Probation. Complete all internal sanctions within ten (10) days of the date the violation occurred. Monitor all conditions of probation and request extensions of probation as needed.Evaluate client performance/compliance on probation to determine if request for early termination is appropriate under the Justice Reinvestment Act.Ensure that client activity is in accordance with all court and program requirements.Meet with the client and review case plans frequently to ensure the client is informed of conditions and expectations of probation.Maintain a case file on all clients under supervision; document all contacts with the client in a current and concise summary.Obtain signed releases of information for all employers, treatment providers or other individuals as needed.Maintain file documentation of all drug and alcohol testing including test results.Close out all case files upon termination of supervision. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required at the time of hire or for the continuation of employment. This position is subject to pre-employment and random employment drug and alcohol testing/screening.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree in human services.Level of Service Inventory - Revised (LSI-R) and/or Youthful Level of Service - Case Management (YSL-CMI) certification required.Motivational Interviewing certification required.Participate in a minimum of 40 job-related hours of training each fiscal year, as funding allows.A valid Kansas driver's license required.Must pass a thorough criminal background check, including Child Abuse and Neglect Central Registry, FBI, and KBI,Must reside within a 30 mile radius of worksite within 90 days of employment.SKILLS AND ABILITIESWorking knowledge of Kansas criminal law needed as well as a strong understanding of the related Kansas Administrative Rule and Regulations.Knowledge of evidence-based practices in corrections:oKansas Department of Corrections Standards.oKansas Criminal CodeoKansas Sentencing GuidelinesoKansas Juvenile Offender and Child-in-Need of Care Codes.Knowledge of the policies and procedures of Community Corrections.Knowledge of policies and procedures unique and specific to Geary County and the 8th Judicial District.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with probation departments, outside service providers, and the community.Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when dealing with the public.Ability to take control of situations in a responsible