Community Service Supervisor

Overview

Date Posted:
7/10/2017
Job Code:
XtraDphm
Location:
Community Corrections
Address:
201 W Superior St
City:
Fort Wayne
Department:
Community Corrections
Base Pay:
$17.00/hour
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Category:
Professional/Administrative

 

This position is part-time, nonexempt, unclassified and not covered as defined by The Board of Commissioners of the County of Allen Employee Handbook.

Hours are 7:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturdays; 8 hours/week

Under the direction of the Community Projects Coordinator, the Community Service Supervisor is responsible for supervising and assigning work to participants ordered to perform community service.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for supervising and enforcing rules for a work crew of up to fifteen high risk felony and misdemeanor offenders.
  • De-escalates sensitive situations that arise in transit or at job sites involving offenders or contracted agencies to ensure professional behavior and work is being presented.
  • Prepares detailed written reports of incidents, altercations or observations of obstacles that may affect the daily operation of the Community Service Program.
  • Transports participants and equipment to and from approved work sites.  Maintains frequent contact with the Communications Division informing them of location, time of arrival and time of departure.
  • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of vehicles and equipment and schedules service and/or repairs.
  • Monitors safety standards of participants and reports violations of rules and regulations of Allen County Community Corrections (ACCC.)
  • Records community service attendance and hours for participants.
  • Maintains the buildings and grounds to ensure that all areas are clean and professional in appearance.
  • Provides assistance and demonstrations to work crews.
  • Answers offender questions, addresses concerns and directs offenders to appropriate staff member or resource.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED and more than a year’ experience working in a fast paced, high stress environment
  • Valid Driver’s License to operate County vehicle
  • Ability to obtain Crisis Intervention and Motivational Interviewing Training within one year
  • Knowledge of legal terminology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to write detailed reports
  • Ability to supervise high risk offenders
  • Knowledge of defensive tactics

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The Community Service Supervisor works daily with frequent contact with potentially dangerous, violent, and abusive program participants convicted of various misdemeanor and felony offenses.  The Community Service Supervisor works in an environment where frequent time is spent standing, walking, lifting up to sixty pounds, bending, pushing/pulling loads, reaching over head and kneeling.  Some crawling, typing and proofreading exist and frequent attention to detail, monitoring equipment and detailed inspection is required.  Frequent exposure to dangerous equipment, chemicals and noise and very frequent exposure to extreme temperatures exists.