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The incumbent in this position is considered to have regulatory responsibilities and is subject to the provisions of Chapter 60L-36, Florida Administrative Code. The incumbent in this position is expected to become familiar in the Department’s reentry initiatives; display leadership skills that demonstrate the Department’s commitment to reentry efforts while maintaining a professional demeanor. The incumbent in this position is expected to perform other duties as necessary.
- Coordinates and facilitates job readiness classes for offenders at the local probation office including classes which specialize in completing job applications and interviewing skills
- This position is directly responsible to the Circuit Administrator and/or designee.
- This position performs advanced and independent decision making and is primarily responsible to meet with offenders and assist them in obtaining gainful employment during their period of supervision.
- Schedules regular meetings and follow ups with offenders to provide them with assistance if they are having difficulty finding suitable employment.
- Develops partnerships with local educational and vocational schools in order to provide offenders with the opportunity to obtain needed education or vocational skills necessary to obtain gainful employment.
- Assists offenders in completing online assessments designed to determine their interests/skills/strengths in order to assist them in finding the right job or career path.
- Develops a bank of employers/jobs where offenders can be referred based on their education, interest and/or job skill level.
- Meets with offenders and works towards finding employment opportunities and resources for persons under some type of community supervision. Coordinates, facilitates or provides life skills classes, interviewing classes or other self-improvement classes designed to enhance the offender’s opportunity to gain employment.
- Duties include working with stakeholders in the community to develop partnerships which would allow persons under supervision to have a greater opportunity to gain employment while on supervision.
- This position will work in direct support of the correctional probation officers and supervisors and may include duties other than listed below.
- Works in the community to establish relationships and partnerships to educate potential employers regarding tax credits available for hiring convicted felons.
- Assists inmates transitioning to community supervision by beginning the process of searching for potential employment or determining needed services prior to release.
- Coordinates and develops partnerships with the Department of Economic Opportunity to provide services and employment assessments for offenders under Department of Corrections supervision.
- Ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
- Knowledge of investigative techniques.
- Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Ability to prepare correspondence.
- Ability to conduct interviews and investigations.
- Knowledge of corrections principles and practices.
- Knowledge of the principles of criminology.
- Ability to prepare and maintain accurate information.
- Knowledge of legal terminology.
- Knowledge of the methods and techniques of reviewing and analyzing data.
- Ability to probe and obtain critical information.
- Knowledge of the principles of effective communication.
- Knowledge of problem-solving techniques.
- Knowledge of the criminal justice system.
- Ability to review, update and analyze data.
- Knowledge of administrative principles and practices.
Company: Florida Health
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Other
Job Location: Pensacola, FL, US
Application Deadline: N/A