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Corrections Field Services Assistant E9

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Location: Detroit MI

Company Name: State of Michigan

Occupational Category: 47-2061.00,Construction Laborers

Date Posted: 2020-02-20

Valid Through: 2020-03-21

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


Job Description

Employee will provide technical paraprofessional assistance to professional Parole/Probation Officers.

Required Education and Experience


Completion of two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits) with at least 15 semester (23 term) credits in one or a combination of the following areas: criminal justice, correctional administration, criminology, social work, sociology, educational psychology, psychology, family relations, theology, or counseling and guidance.


Corrections Field Service Assistant 9:

No specific type or amount of experience is required.

Corrections Field Service Assistant E10:

One year of experience as a Corrections Field Service Assistant.

Additional Requirements and Information

Thorough knowledge of the department's policies and procedures and organization structure.

Knowledge of laws, parole violation due process and confidentiality or records.

Must have a valid driver's license.

Knowledge of human behavior.

Knowledge of informational and fact finding techniques.

Knowledge of parole and probation laws pertaining to adult offenders and related departmental policies.

Knowledge of probationer/parolee behaviors and problems.

Ability to conduct interviews, obtain information, make observations, and draw reasonable conclusions.

Ability to read and apply program policies and procedures.

Ability to establish and maintain case records, compile information for reports and conduct


Ability to obtain the cooperation of probationers/parolees, family members, employers, and private and public agencies.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Ability to maintain favorable public relations.

Ability to explain instructions and guidelines to others effectively.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications

Positions in this class are test-designated and subject to pre-appointment and random-selection drug and alcohol testing.

Availability of an automobile for business, which is properly registered and insured.

The Department of Corrections will not hire individuals who have been convicted of a felony or who have felony charges pending, in accordance with Public Act 140 of 1996.

Some positions may require a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the Secretary of State as required by Public Act 346 of 1988 to operate a designated state vehicle with passenger rating.

Some positions may also require the air brake portion of the CDL.

Possession of a valid driver's license.

All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration.

All Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered.

Interested applicants must attach a copy of your Official College Transcript (Un-official or web based transcripts will not be accepted).

This position is located at the Lawton Parole Office, 5300 Lawton St.

, Detroit, MI 48208.

The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017.

Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.
• ***Employment in the state classified service demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and maintain effective services.

All employees must meet these ethical standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce these ethical standards.
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• ***As part of this effort all employees are required to report any possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your application.

Ethical Standards and Conduct (Note: you do not need to fill out the form)****

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