Corrections Counselor 1

State Of Pennsylvania La Belle , PA 15450

Posted 2 months ago

The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated Corrections Counselor 1 to join our Treatment Team at SCI Fayette.As a Corrections Counselor 1 for the Department of Corrections, you will be responsible for providing professional counseling services and casework management to inmates at your assigned Institution. You will be conducting individual counseling and casework services and providing assistance in obtaining information regarding employment opportunities and community resources. You will be developing, maintaining, and presenting records and reports for managing an inmate caseload. You will be participating in parole planning and making recommendations on re-entry services.

If you have the required experience as indicated below, and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary and benefits, the PA Department of Corrections, SCI Fayette wants to hear from you!

  • Full-time employment (40 hour work week)
  • Work Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM; Monday
  • Friday
  • This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:Three years and six months as a corrections officer and18 college credits in sociology, counseling, psychology, social work, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field; ORa bachelor's degree in sociology, counseling, psychology, social work, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training that includes or is supplemented by 18 college credits in sociology, counseling, psychology, social work, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field.
  • Must meet PA residency requirement

  • For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency
  • Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).

  • This posting requires submission of a copy of your college transcript(s). Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. You may upload your document as an attachment during the application process. You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions. All documents MUST be uploaded prior to the submission of your application.

  • Must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirements:

  • A conditional offer of employment will require submission of criminal history reports.

  • You must pass a background investigation.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).

  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.

  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.

  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:

  • your score may be lower than deserved.

  • you may be disqualified.

  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.

  • Your results will be provided via email.

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