Salary: $58,380 - $87,320 per yr USD
Correctional Casework Specialists perform duties involving the evaluation and classification of individual inmates incarcerated within State correctional facilities; maintain a comprehensive record of each inmate regarding personal data, legal data, criminal history, institutional adjustment, program needs, program achievements, classification history and rule infractions as stipulated under NRS Chapter 209; evaluate, develop and implement plans for inmate program participation. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others. The Correctional Case Worker Specialist II will be directly under the supervision of the Correctional Case Worker Specialist III. They will be sitting on classification committees and inmate reviews; evaluating files to assist in decision-making; document custody, housing and job changes; conduct classification hearings; assume a caseload encompassing special status inmates; monitor due process rights on inmates; respond to inmate communications; investigate issues regarding inmate funds, property and problems; coordinate inmate transfers to other facilities; coordinate inmate cell moves; chair/sit on disciplinary committees; process paperwork; document files; track all pertinent inmate disciplinary action; and prepare parole progress reports regarding inmate history/activity prior and during incarceration. The incumbent will coordinate inmate releases with pertinent institutional staff; provide notification of discharge to inmate, inmate family, staff and local law enforcement; attempt to solve problems prior to inmate submitting a grievance; investigate specific issues brought forth by inmates; and train new staff on techniques, procedures and performance standards. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. ***THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.***
Announcement Number: 40113
Open to all qualified persons.
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.