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Correctional Release Asst 4 at Rockville Correctional Facility

Date Posted:  Aug 9, 2019
Requisition ID:  15328

Rockville, IN, US, 47872


The Correctional Release Assistant works in an Indiana Department of Correction (DOC) facility and is responsible for gathering and preparing release documents for the Sentence Computation Section and determining offender eligibility for transfer, probation or discharge.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Coordinates daily work with Unit Team Manager, Casework Manager and Correctional Counselors;
  • Monitors Release Unit file for action dates;
  • Conducts reviews, prepares reports and makes recommendations to agency;
  • Completes and/or assists offenders in completion of forms;
  • Submits completed forms in compliance with agency established procedures;
  • Appears at hearings as directed by the supervisor;
  • Informs offenders of decisions and the appeal process;
  • Processes offenders to appropriate program and/or release.

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.

Preferred Experience:
  • Familiar with practices and procedures of work release, parole, probation and clemency;
  • General knowledge of DOC facilities including Parole Districts, facilities and Work Release Centers;
  • Knowledge of Indiana Penal Code and DOC policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of correctional programs and security procedures;
  • Knowledge of State and Federal Law and American Correctional Association (ACA) standards relative to corrections;
  • Ability to document and maintain records according to ACA standards;
  • Ability to complete on the job and Correctional Training Institute training programs;
  • Working knowledge of source materials, references and federal and state laws governing correctional institute programs;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing;
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform approved self-defense techniques;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, subordinates, unit staff, agency and facility staff, other agency personnel and the general public.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role provides supervision for offenders and requires a high level of judgment and care.

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