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Company: Florida Department of Corrections
Location: Lake Butler
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

FDC-PLACEMENT AND TRANSITION SPECIALIST-70029052-RECPETION AND MEDICAL CENTER Date: Apr 20, 2021 Location: LAKE BUTLER, FL, US, 32054 Apply now The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website (. Requisition No: 357281 Agency: Department of CorrectionsWorking Title: FDC-PLACEMENT AND TRANSITION SPECIALIST-70029052-RECPETION AND MEDICAL CENTERPosition Number: 70029052 Salary: $42,000.14 annually Posting Closing Date: 04/27/2021 OPEN COMPETITIVE ADVERTISEMENT Placement and Transition Specialist 70029052 This advertisement is for a Career Service position located at Reception and Medical Center Salary Range: $42,000.14 annually SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CURRENT PAY POLICY. 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 (KSAs): Ability to counsel individuals. Ability to communicate effectively. 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. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A Masters degree from an accredited college or university. One year of teaching experience. Possess or be eligible for a Florida Teachers 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. 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. 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 clicking here (. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Keywords: Florida Department of Corrections, Gainesville , FDC-PLACEMENT AND TRANSITION AND MEDICAL CENTER, Other , Lake Butler, Florida

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