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FDC-PLACEMENT AND TRANSITION SPECIALIST-70033730-NEW RIVER CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

Date:Apr 16, 2018

Location:RAIFORD, FL, US, 32083

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Requisition No: 33862

Agency: Department of Corrections

Working Title: FDC-PLACEMENT AND TRANSITION SPECIALIST-70033730-NEW RIVER CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION

Position Number: 70033730

Salary: $34,501.48 - $65,699.92

Posting Closing Date: 04/23/2018

OPEN COMPETITIVE ADVERTISEMENT

Placement and Transition Specialist – 70033730

This advertisement is for a career service position located at New River Correctional Institution in the Education Department.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Possess or be eligible for a Florida Teacher’s Certificate.

  • Note: Certification must be obtained within 12 months of hire date and must be maintained to remain in the position/class in accordance with FDC Procedure 501.103 and 944.801(3)(k), F.S.

  • One year of teaching experience.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position involves professional work in counseling and testing inmates. Duties include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Conducts education orientation program for new arrivals, administers and scores achievement and placement tests.

  • Administers General Education Development (GED) testing. This duty includes responsibility for proper security of tests and related materials and compliance with prescribed testing procedures.

  • Maintains educational records, test scores and education progress of inmates.

  • Ensures that computerized educational records and reports are current.

  • Assists in the development of individualized education and transition plans.

  • Interviews and counsels with inmates regarding education, transition, and personal needs.

  • Ensures that achievements of inmates are recorded and recognized.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES (KSA’s):

Essential/Entry Level KSA’s:

  • Ability to counsel individuals.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Full Performance Level KSA’s:

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communication.

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of counseling.

  • Knowledge of the basic principles of human behavior.

  • Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data relating to counseling and educational attainment of inmates.

  • Ability to utilize problem solving techniques.

  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to counseling of inmates.

  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.

  • Ability to work independently.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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