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The County of El Dorado is recruiting applicants for Work Program Officer. This recruitment will establish a list for the purpose of filling current and future extra help vacancies for at least three (3) months. If you are interested in the position of Work Program Officer within the Environmental Management department, please submit your application.
We currently have the following vacancies:
The ideal candidate for this opportunity will possess a working knowledge of supervising difficult inmates and/or at-risk individuals in the field, and will have a strong background in law enforcement. We are seeking a goal-oriented, team player to work effectively on a small crew in both field and office environments. Further, the ideal candidate will possess training in safety and effective handling of inmates and/or work program release individuals. Field experience as a law enforcement officer and experience managing inmates and/or work program release individuals is highly desired.
A training and experience evaluation may be utilized to determine an applicant's ranking for referral to specific vacancies. Based upon the information in the application and/or responses to supplemental questions, the applicant's education, training and experience may be evaluated to determine the best qualified candidates.
Under general supervision, organizes, transports and supervises inmate work crews assigned to work projects within the community; assists the Work Program Supervisor in implementing programs and projects; performs related work as assigned.
Positions in this class provide on-site supervision for inmate work crews. This class is distinguished from Senior Work Program Officer, which is responsible for assisting the Work Program Supervisor in coordinating several inmate work programs as well as providing specialized program support duties.
Examples of Essential Functions
Assigns and supervises an inmate work crew performing roadside cleaning and other work; trains crews in work assignments; inspects job sites.
Maintains the safety and security of the work site, crew members and the public; prepares and conducts safety meetings.
Evaluates inmate job performance; monitors compliance with crew and jail rules and regulations; conducts substance abuse screening.
Documents rule violations and administers discipline; prepares incident reports.
Transports inmates to and from job sites.
Coordinates crew assignments with CAL-TRANS and other agencies; screens inmates and coordinates scheduling with jail staff to ensure adequate work force.
Inventories and maintains stocks of tools, equipment and clothing.
Prepares and maintains records, logs, rosters and other reports relating to the work; collects and accounts for fees as necessary.
Schedules maintenance and repair work for vans and equipment.
Maintains radio contact with the Sheriff's Department and other agencies.
Administers first-aid as required.
May assist in Home Electronic Monitoring Program and related alternative sentencing programs.
Education & Experience Requirements (typing "See Resume" in application will not be accepted)
Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.
Completion of some college level coursework in criminal justice, law enforcement or a related field and one year of experience in law enforcement, corrections, probation, court setting.
NOTE: The above qualifications are a typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills.
Must possess a valid driver's license. May be required to obtain a valid Class B license within 30 days of notice. Must be able to meet physical and psychological standards and to pass a detailed background investigation. Must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
The County Of El Dorado, California