The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) / Department of Community Correction (DCC) Administrative Review Officer is responsible for coordinating inmate disciplinary appeal processes and administrative procedures. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical FunctionsReviews written inmate grievances and disciplinary appeals to determine actions for resolutions and disciplinary reports for accuracy and consistency. Researches inmate files and interviews inmates and/or staff to gather and document information concerning complaints. Reviews grievance, conducts investigation, and gathers information regarding disciplinary appeals, and recommends modifications to, or reversal of, disciplinary court decisions.
Writes response to complaint with recommended action and submits to unit warden for approval, and sends copy of approval response to inmate. Records written grievances, disciplinary appeals, and responses and prepares statistical reports of grievances filed as requested by the unit warden. Coordinates drug testing for inmates and/or staff.
May supervise activities of inmates on trips to various functions. May testify in court regarding inmate grievances and disciplinary appeals. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job DimensionsKnowledge, Abilities, and SkillsKnowledge of policies and procedures of correctional facilities. Knowledge of state and federal laws governing the rights of inmates. Knowledge of investigative and interviewing methods, procedures, and techniques.
Ability to research, interpret, and apply inmate due-process system and criminal justice penal system regulations and policies. Ability to research files and maintain records. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports.
Minimum Education and/or ExperienceThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in criminal investigation and/or correctional security or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE. Preferred QualificationsKnowledge of Parole/Probation ServicesCertificates, Licenses, RegistrationsAgency Specific InformationThis Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.
If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your official transcript with you if you are selected for an interview. Also if you have Veteran status you will need to scan/email or mail in your DD-214 to receive credit for Veteran preference before the close date of each job.
Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.
Participation in contributory Retirement Plan required if hired.
All Applicants must submit a complete and accurate information on a completed application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week in which you performed these duties.
Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Resume are not accepted in lieu of the state application. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.
DCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
DCC is a Criminal Justice Agency and Drug-Free Workplace, Employees Are Subject to a Background Check and Initial and Periodic Substance Abuse Testing.
If applying for a Counseling position there is a 6% SALARY INCREASE DEPENDING ON CERTIFICATION.
If applying for a Parole Probation Officer position the following is REQUIRED: Formal education of a Bachelor's degree from accredited College or University accredited by the organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Political Science, Social Behavior Science, Rehabilitation Science or other human behavior fields and those with management emphasis.
Department Community Correction, Attn: Human Resource Section, Two Union National Plaza, 3rd Floor, 105 West Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201.
State Of Arkansas