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Correctional Sergeant - Pocatello

Company: Idaho Division of Human Resources
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Correctional Sergeant - Pocatello Print (/idaho/job/_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3048987&sharedWindow=0) Apply Correctional Sergeant - Pocatello Salary $20.47 - $27.74 Hourly Location Pocatello, ID Job Type Full Time Department Department of Correction Job Number 08602 Closing 4/29/2021 11:59 PM Mountain + Description + Benefits + Questions Description The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction (doc.idaho.gov/) is to create a model correctional system that provides equitable access to programming and opportunities that reflect a community experience, foster connections, and restore victims of crime. This announcement will be used to fill a vacancy at the Pocatello Women's Correctional Center in Pocatello, ID. This announcement may be used to fill future vacancies in Pocatello within the next 6 months. If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, you must apply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. All interested applicants are encouraged to apply even if there is not a current opening for Sergeant at the facility where you are interested in working. If you are interested in other regions of the State for IDOC then you will be required to submit a separate application and exam for the other specific locations (South Boise Complex, Eastern Idaho or Northern Idaho). These announcements will be posted periodically. Please note: This is a department promotional opportunity, limited only to classified employees of the Idaho Department of Correction who have completed probation and are currently employed with the Idaho Department of Correction. BENEFITS: + Excellent low-cost Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (daho.gov/) + Participation in one of the nation's best state retirement systems PERSI Retirement (ersi.idaho.gov/Members/base/_plan.cfm) + Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start + Ten (10) paid holidays a year + Multiple savings plans, including an optional 401k & Deferred Compensation plans + Group Life Insurance/Disability Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance (daho.gov/life-disability/) + Employee Assistance Program + Wellness Program (doc.idaho.gov/content/careers/employee/_resources/wellness) + Benefits Summary (Download PDF reader) (/reader/) (Download PDF reader) (/reader/) Example of Duties + Supervision and Training: + Trains correctional staff regarding facility rules, procedures, and specific post duties + Assigns work and inspects posts to ensure officers are performing properly + Evaluates officer performance + Mediates officer disputes + Responds to employee grievances + Unit Management: + Develops work schedules + Inspects tiers, housing units, and compound for breaches of security + Organizes and directs management of residents in a living unit + Resolves difficult or volatile conflicts + Active member of case management team + Special Assignments: + Serves on review boards + Acts as institution hearing officer + Participates as member of classification committee Minimum Qualifications + Some knowledge of supervision + Experience applying policies and procedures, resident culture, and search, seizure and restraint procedures in an adult correctional facility. + Meet entrance requirements established by the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy for Correction Officers. Supplemental Information DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: + Some knowledge of training methods HIRING INFORMATION: To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department's goals and hiring will be subject to: + Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug test + Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints + Having a history of law-abiding behavior + Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUIs, adverse driving convictions and adverse employment history may make you ineligible for employment. + Having close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody may also make you ineligible for employment Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who: + Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors + Have an "other than honorable", bad conduct or dishonorable discharge from military service + Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs + Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody where the vacancy exists + Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year) Thank you for your interest in employment with Idaho Department of Correction! OVERTIME NOTICE: At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources. daho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.htmlBenefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions. 01 IDOC.Department Promotional Are you currently employed with the Idaho Department of Correction? + Yes + No 02 IDOC.Department Promotional Are you currently on entrance or voluntary probation? This is a department promotional recruitment. Only employees of the idaho Department of Correction who are eligible for a promotion will be considered for this position. + I am NOT currently employed with IDOC + I am on Entrance Probation + I am on Voluntary Probation + I don't know my probationary status + I have completed my probation at IDOC. 03 IDOC.Some Knowledge of Supervision Describe how have you gained some knowledge of supervision. This is typically gained by completion of a training class or seminar (8 or more hours, e.g. Pre-Supervisor) specifically covering supervisory practices AND at least 6 months of full-time work experience that involved work assignment, direction and monitoring of staff, OR at least 1 year of lead-work or supervisory experience that involved work assignment, direction, and monitoring of staff. Supervision of incarcerated individuals does NOT qualify. Be complete in your responses. Additional education, training, and/or experience may increase your score. Providing incomplete, inaccurate or unclear information may result in exam failure. When referencing education, include all relevant course numbers, titles and credits awarded. For experience, include all relevant position titles, dates of employment (mm/yyyy-mm/yyyy or -present), and description of work performed. For training, include the number of hours spent training. Your resume must support your response. 04 IDOC.Sergeant - Applying Policies & Procedures Choose the statement that best describes your experience applying policies and procedures, resident culture, and search, seizure and restraint procedures in an adult correctional facility. This is typically gained by at least two years in a corrections profession where direct supervision of incarcerated individuals in a correctional facility was the major responsibility of the job. Additional experience in this area may increase your score. Your resume must support your response. + I do not have the training or experience listed here. + I have lat least 2 years of full-time work experience in the corrections profession where supervision of incarcerated individuals was a primary responsibility of the job. + I have at least 3 years of full-time work experience in the corrections profession where supervision of incarcerated individuals was a primary responsibility of the job. + I have at least 4 years of full-time work experience in the corrections profession where supervision of incarcerated individual was a primary responsibility of the job. 05 IDOC.POST Academy Status Choose the option below which best describes your POST Certification in Basic Correction. Idaho law requires Correctional officers hired after July 1, 2005 to become Idaho POST Certified in basic correction. Please reference POST Minimum Standards for Certification. daho.gov/rules/current/11/1101.pdf Your resume must support your response. + I am not eligible or willing to become Idaho POST Certified in Basic Correction + meet the Minimum Standards for Idaho POST Certification per IDAPA 11.11.01 and I am willing to become POST Certified in Basic Correction within one year of my hire date. + I am Idaho POST Certified in Basic Correction. + I was hired by the Idaho Department of Correction or at Idaho Correctional Center (CCA) prior to July 1, 2005 and I have been grandfathered into this requirement per IDAPA 11.11.04.052.01. 06 IDOC.Some Knowledge of Training Methods - This is desirable qualification and not required to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Describe how you have acquired some knowledge of training methods. This is typically gained by successful completion of at least one college level course (3 credits) or workshops & classes of 16 hours (2 days) or more covering communication concepts, learning styles, course design, and presentation skills (e.g. Train the Trainer) OR experience co-presenting or leading formal training sessions to staff (such as at POST, refresher training etc). Describe the formal setting, the audience (trainees), class size, how often you present, training topic(s) you instruct, how often you present and whether you were the lead or co-facilitator. (ex. Presenting a 1 hour training to a group of 20 staff annually on a topic(s)), facilitated, and/or co-facilitated. Additional education, training, or experience in this area may increase your score. Be complete in your responses. Additional education, training and/or experience may increase score. Providing incomplete, inaccurate or unclear information may result in exam failure. When referencing education include all relevant course numbers, titles and credits awarded. For experience, include all relevant position titles, dates of employment (mm/yyyy-mm/yyyy or -pres), and description of work performed. For training include hours spent training. Your resume must support your response. 07 IDOC Resume: You MUST add your customized resume to the space provided or you will fail this exam. Links will not be accepted. Your resume MUST support your answers provided in this exam. Inaccurate information may result in your removal from this register. Emphasize your education, experience, and training directly related to the exam questions. For education or training, list the title and course number (if available), dates, number of classroom hours (or days) and/or credits with a brief description of the content. For experience list the months and/or years held, title of your job(s), and the name of the employer(s) where you worked in this capacity. PLEASE NOTE: Any special formatting such as underlines, tabs, bolding, indenting, numbering and bullets in your resume will be removed when you copy and paste it from WORD into the space below - this is OK! We are only interested in the content. 08 IDOC.PREA Have you engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution (as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1997) Please reference the PREA Definition of Sexual Abuse which can be found at doc.idaho.gov/content/careers/PREA/_Sexual/_Abuse/_Definition + Yes + No 09 IDOC.PREA Have you been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse? + Yes + No 10 IDOC.PREA Have you been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse? + Yes + No 11 IDOC.PREA Have you ever participated in incidents of sexual harassment involving offenders? Please reference the PREA Definition of Sexual Harassment available at doc.idaho.gov/content/careers/PREA/_sexual/_harassment/_definition + Yes + No Required Question Agency State of Idaho Address 304 North 8th Street Boise, Idaho, 83720 Website /careers/idaho Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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