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Correctional Casework Manager-Pendleton Correctional

Date Posted:  Oct 10, 2019
Requisition ID:  25522

Pendleton, IN, US, 46064

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

Correctional Casework Manager:

The Correctional Casework Manager works in an Indiana Department of Correction (DOC) facility and is responsible for the appropriate assignment and movement of adult offenders.

A day in the life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Supervises lower level staff in the classification division.
  • Processes annual classification reviews and ensures corrections are finalized in Offender Information System (OIS).
  • Processes offender transfer requests ensuring that offender meets required criteria.
  • Processes offender job classifications based on recommendations from supervisors and unit team staff.
  • Processes A&O classification for new offenders and ensure A&O is completed in a timely manner.
  • Functions as a resource person to offenders within the housing units.
  • Disseminates, explains, interprets and enforces facility policies and procedures to offenders.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What we are looking for:
  • May substitute for Casework Manager, Classification Supervisor, Unit Team Manager or counselors.
  • Broad knowledge of correctional programs and classification and security procedures in the facility.
  • Thorough knowledge of DOC policies, procedures and all applicable State and Federal laws.
  • Thorough knowledge of the American Correctional Associations (ACA) standards relative to corrections and unit team management.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and correlate technical correctional material.
  • Ability to develop and implement new policies and procedures.
  • Ability to document and maintain records according to ACA standards.
  • Working knowledge of source materials and references impacting facility programs.
  • Ability to test negative on all drug tests.
  • Ability to assess individual performance of staff and provide development and training.
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.
  • Must attend, participate and complete up to 40 hours of annual training programs.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.
This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave

If this is an Intermittent position, the position does not offer benefits and is limited to 180 working days in an eleven (11) month continuous period.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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