Company: Fourth Judicial District
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: December 5, 2018
RESIDENTIAL OFFICER 4th Judicial District Female position to work third shift. Perform paraprofessional tasks in the rehabilitation, control and security of adult offenders in a residential correctional facility. $19.51/hr. See job descriptions and apply online at http://fourthdcs.com/ thru 12/13. AA/EEO
A direct service provider in a 24 hour community based corrections facility, which includes high contactinteractions with clients which may be during emergent and demanding situations. Elicits and supportspro-social behaviors with the focus on programming to reduce recidivism and preparing clients forsuccessful community reentry. The work requires the use of independent judgement, initiative,teamwork, communication, balanced approach of treatment and supervision, and developing qualityrelationships with clients.
Responds swiftly and urgently to critical incidents where one's life or safety, or the life or safetyof another person is in jeopardy (medical, fire, altercation, etc.) in a manner that is safe for bothstaff members and clients. Ability to use life saving and safety measures and defensive tactics asneeded and consistent with existing policy and training. Sustain alertness and closely observe, listen, monitor, assess, communicate and record client'sbehavior and other related information accurately and factually in electronic databases withinspecified timeframes. Communicate with the clients, their families, criminal justice and related agency staff and otherinvolved parties in individual and group settings. Comprehend critical information and make decisions within established policy guidelines, timeframes and legal parameters. Perform client/visitor room and facility searches, eye counts in order to maintain the safety andsecurity of the facility as well as perform furlough, pass checks and other community checks. Travel to various locations to satisfy job requirements such as furlough and employment checks,transporting clients, participating in training, etc. Utilize available technology in the performance of job duties. Responds objectively and collectedly in high stress situations showing stress tolerance in dealingwith a criminal justice population, including appropriately managing unpredictable behavior andquickly and effectively de-escalating rapidly escalating situations. Accurately and succinctly communicates in oral interactions and/or written reports,assessments and summaries of human behavior in English, using proper grammar and propersentence structure. Monitors, oversees and supervises clients with all activities in and around the facility grounds. Operates electronic doors, metal detection equipment, telephone systems, two-way radios,intercom, alarm systems, computer terminals, installs and uses client control devices and otherelectronic or technology equipment as approved per department policy.
Keywords: Fourth Judicial District, Council Bluffs , RESIDENTIAL OFFICER, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa
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