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Corrections Counselor 2 - SCI Laurel Highlands

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Corrections Counselor 2 - SCI Laurel Highlands   

JOB TITLE:

Corrections Counselor 2 - SCI Laurel Highlands

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Somerset County, PA Pennsylvania United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Would you like to advance your career with a rewarding position in the Department of Corrections and make a positive impact on the lives of those you work with every day? The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated Corrections Counselor 2 to join our dynamic Treatment Team at the State Correctional Institutional (SCI) at Laurel Highlands.


If you have the required experience as indicated below, and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary and benefits, the PA Department of Corrections, SCI Laurel Highlands wants to hear from you!


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In this role, you will provide counseling to inmates or residents who demonstrate significantly disruptive, violent, or insubordinate behavior, which requires considerable independence in selecting an appropriate course of action.
In a state correctional institution, key responsibilities of the position include utilizing casework, group, or individual counseling methods and techniques to help inmates who display behaviors resulting from difficultly adjusting to institutionalized living; assisting inmates in solving social, economic, and emotional problems to the extent of influencing changes in attitude and behavior; and enabling inmates to develop a sense of dignity and responsibility.


Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the
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asp?p=00231742\" target=\"_blank\"> position description

.


Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
    Please note, selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $60,693.
    00 (before taxes).
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email.
    Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • One year as a Corrections Counselor 1 (commonwealth title); or
  • One year of professional counseling or casework experience in a correctional facility, and a bachelors degree in sociology, counseling, psychology, social work, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes one year of professional counseling or casework experience in a correctional facility and 18 college credits in sociology, counseling, psychology, social work, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field.

Special Requirement:
  • All employees must obtain Commonwealth Law Enforcement Assistance Network (CLEAN) and Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) certification within two months of employment and maintain certification for the duration of employment in this job.

Other Requirements:

Legal Requirement:
  • You must pass a background investigation.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will notbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position.
    Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.
    e.
    , relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements.
    Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date.
    Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.


The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.
The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania.
The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law.
All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position.
    No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test oncefor this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

92281 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707244649-9dc1187883b9df3704c3fb22a173e80c

LOCATION:

Pennsylvania United States

CITY:

Somerset County, PA

Job Origin:

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Would you like to advance your career with a rewarding position in the Department of Corrections and make a positive impact on the lives of those you work with every day? The Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated Corrections Counselor 2 to join our dynamic Treatment Team at the State Correctional Institutional (SCI) at Laurel Highlands.

If you have the required experience as indicated below, and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary and benefits, the PA Department of Corrections, SCI Laurel Highlands wants to hear from you!


As a Corrections Counselor 2 for the Department of Corrections, you will be responsible for providing a variety of complex counseling and casework duties to inmates at a state correctional institution. In this role, you will provide counseling to inmates or residents who demonstrate significantly disruptive, violent, or insubordinate behavior, which requires considerable independence in selecting an appropriate course of action. In a state correctional institution, key responsibilities of the position include utilizing casework, group, or individual counseling methods and techniques to help inmates who display behaviors resulting from difficultly adjusting to institutionalized living; assisting inmates in solving social, economic, and emotional problems to the extent of influencing changes in attitude and behavior; and enabling inmates to develop a sense of dignity and responsibility.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the
position description

.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.
  • Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable. Please note, selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $60,693.00 (before taxes).
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • One year as a Corrections Counselor 1 (commonwealth title); or
  • One year of professional counseling or casework experience in a correctional facility, and a bachelors degree in sociology, counseling, psychology, social work, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes one year of professional counseling or casework experience in a correctional facility and 18 college credits in sociology, counseling, psychology, social work, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field.

Special Requirement:
  • All employees must obtain Commonwealth Law Enforcement Assistance Network (CLEAN) and Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) certification within two months of employment and maintain certification for the duration of employment in this job.

Other Requirements:
  • You must meet thePA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow thelinkand click on Residency.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

Legal Requirement:
  • You must pass a background investigation.

How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will notbe reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position.

Veterans:

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test oncefor this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.


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