Criminal Justice Technician 1/2 (PCN 20-5820)

SOA Department Of Corrections


 

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Criminal Justice Technician 1/2 (PCN 20-5820)

Salary

$23.00 - $26.12 Hourly

Location 

Juneau, AK

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number

45633

Department

Corrections

Division

Institutions

Opening Date

05/08/2024

Closing Date

5/20/2024 5:00 PM Alaska

Division

Institutions

Position Open To

Alaska Residents Only

Bargaining Unit

General Government

Range

12/14

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Job Description

 

 

 

The Department of Corrections, Division of Institutions, is recruiting for a Criminal Justice Technician 1/2 for the Lemon Creek Correctional Center (LCCC) located in Juneau, Alaska. 


What you will be doing:

  • The Key responsibilities and duties of this position include but are not limited to:
  • Scheduling visits and answering visiting questions;
  • Screening visitors, attorneys and contractors;
  • Answering phone calls;
  • Provide clerical support to the Grievance Department. Ensure the accuracy of documents used in grievances and ADA accommodation requests;
  • Making pertinent entries into various databases and information tracking programs;
  • Receiving, processing and filing court documents within institutional files;
  • Completing other duties as assigned.


Our organization, mission and culture:
The Alaska Department of Corrections provides secure confinement, reformative programs, and a process of supervised community reintegration to enhance the safety of our communities.
We are trained professionals committed to a safe, open and respectful organization. We are dedicated to public safety and will always respect the rights and dignity of victims of crime. Offenders in our charge will be treated in a safe and humane manner, and will be expected to enhance their ability to reform every day.

The benefits of joining our team:
The benefits of joining our team:

  • Flexible work schedules; 
  • An opportunity to make a difference in people's lives; 
  • Career Development and High Caliber Training; 
  • Excellent benefits; and 
  • Being part of a team consisting of a rewarding group of professionals.


The working environment you can expect:
Lemon Creek Correctional Center serves both as an intake and a long-term male facility. At any given time, 20% to 30% of the population is composed of inmates in pre-trial status. Approximately 80% of the population is composed of sentenced felons.

Who we are looking for:
The ideal candidate will possess the following strengths, skills, and abilities:

  • Work history that demonstrates the ability to research, compile and track information.
  • Ability to research and present information in small group settings.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong work ethic with reliable attendance and punctuality.
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Effective communicator, both verbal and written, with documented experience in communicating with people of all cultural background, ages, and levels of education.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Criminal Justice Technician 1:

Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in:

  • Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own actions and decisions and demonstrates commitment to accomplish work in an ethical, efficient, and cost-effective manner.
  • Computer Skills: Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.
  • Oral and Written Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral and written presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

 
Equivalent to those typically gained by:
Any combination of education and/or work, internship, and/or volunteer experience or service from any combination of fields that sufficiently builds the above and any job-specific competencies. 

Criminal Justice Technician 2:

Successful completion of training under a formally established Criminal Justice Technician 1-2 flexible staffing training plan with the State of Alaska;
OR
Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the applicant with competencies in:

  • Integrity/Honesty: Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards on an organization, self, and others; is trustworthy.
  • Computer Skills: Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, friendliness, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.
  • Oral and Written Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral and written presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  • Reasoning: Identifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions.

 
Equivalent to those typically gained by:
Any combination of education and/or paraprofessional or professional experience or service in criminal justice, juvenile justice, probation, parole, public safety, law enforcement, corrections, court, legal services, law office, social services, social sciences, or public assistance programs or functions. 

 

Additional Required Information

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED INFORMATION

  • A list of three professional references with current contact information must be submitted with Work Place Alaska application.  

PREA Notification:
The Department of Corrections follows and maintains federal and state requirements standards including, but not limited to, Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards which apply to all public and private institutions that house adult or juvenile offenders. PREA standards preclude the department from hiring or promoting anyone who has engaged in, or been convicted of any conduct which would violate PREA standards related to sexual assault including:

  • Sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility, or other institution;
  • 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; or
  • Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described above.

FLEXIBLY STAFFED

This vacancy may be filled at either the 1 or 2 level, depending on the applicant's training and/or experience. The full range of salaries is listed above. Starting salary will be determined by the level the position is hired at. If filled at Level 1, promotion to the Level 2 will occur upon successful completion of the probationary period and required training, as well as the applicant meeting the minimum qualifications of the higher job class.


EDUCATION:
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview, at the discretion of the hiring manager.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION:
Education completed in foreign colleges, universities, or high schools may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution or high school.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
If using work experience in your Applicant Profile, you must also provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment and whether full or part-time. Applicant Profiles will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and Minimum Qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS/APSIN/ACOMS:
Please be aware – this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN)/Alaska Corrections Offender Management System (ACOMS).  A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN/ACOMS.  DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice.  Additionally, security clearance will be withdrawn if DPS discovers that material information was falsified or omitted at the time of the initial application for security clearance.

FINGERPRINT NOTICE:
All Department of Corrections employees are required to be fingerprinted. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history check.

EEO STATEMENT :
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
 
WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE:
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.


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Contact Information

Jeremy Green - Records
Phone: (907) 465-6205
jeremy.green@alaska.gov
 

Agency

State of Alaska

Address

PO Box 110201

Juneau, Alaska, 99811

Phone

(800) 587-0430 (Statewide toll-free number)
(907) 465-4095 (Juneau and out-of-state callers)

Website

http://workplace.alaska.gov/

Juneau, AK

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Tribal Affiliation(s)
Any Affiliation

Closing Date 2024-05-20