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ADC DCC Advisor
Agency: Arkansas Department of Community Correction
Office: TVC
Section: RESIDENTIAL SERVICES
Date Posted: 11/07/2017
Posting Expires: 11/22/2017
Summary
The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) / Department of Community Correction (DCC) Advisor is responsible for interviewing and counseling inmates in a correctional institution. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Processes new inmates/residents by interviewing inmate/resident and reviewing records to determine classification, parole violations, and mental health history/status. Assigns inmate number. Counsels inmates/residents experiencing psychological, sociological, or family problems by discussing options and guiding inmates/residents in their decision making. Refers and/or recommends treatment programs as indicated by the mental health social history. Maintains inmate/resident counseling records, prepares reports, and may participate in mental health staffing to develop treatment plans for specific inmates/residents. Aides inmates in special programs, meetings, hobby crafts, college courses, or similar programs. Conducts psycho-educational group counseling for the inmate/resident population. Participates in mental health psychiatric clinic and may assist in maintaining the unit mental health med-log. Performs segregation reviews to assess inmates/residents on isolation/segregated status and make recommendations to the clinic supervisor/staff. Works with other staff in the correctional setting in responding to inmate/resident crises, providing continuity of care, and maintaining the unit safety and security. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of interviewing, and counseling methods and techniques. Knowledge of psychological and sociological elements affecting incarcerated individuals. Knowledge of the criminal justice system. Knowledge of agency security systems and operations. Ability to interview, observe, assess, and counsel inmates/residents. Ability to supervise and maintain security of inmates. Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelorís degree in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice 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 Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
This 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. Applicants are encouraged to attach an original resume to supplement their application or an addendum for additional work history section of the application. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week which you performed these duties.

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. 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.
Job Details
Position No.: 22125209
Class Code: M059C
Grade: GS05
Salary Range: $32,405.00 - $46,987.00 per year
Background
check required?
Yes
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: MALVERN
Job County/Region: Hot Spring
Contact Information
Contact name: Donna Creasy
Phone: 501-332-8204
Email: donna.creasy@arkansas.gov
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