Jackson County Missouri Inmate Services Coordinator in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Duties:

  • Interviews, counsels, assesses and interacts with inmates on a daily basis coordinating the collection, verification, assessment and chronological reporting of the inmates needs meeting the standards of the 12 Core Functions of Counseling.
  • Documents all inmate data into the Objective Jail Classification System and other required systems providing documentation for liability and legal issues.
  • Provides Counseling and referral services to each inmate facilitating referrals to special education, substance abuse, mental health, medical and other treatment programs within Jackson County Detention Center.
  • Provides crisis counseling mediation activities, problem resolution and acts as a liaison between inmates, staff, legal representatives and coordinates referrals to community based assistance programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, social work, Criminal Justice, public administration or any related social behavioral sciences or human relations, is preferred.
  • A combination of work experience with a minimum of four years in a correctional high risk setting or other related human services delivery experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and possess/maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Must maintain sufficient physical dexterity to perform essential elements of the position.
  • Must submit to/pass pre-employment drug screen/background check and motor vehicle record check. BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.

Department: Corrections

Grade: g06

Salary: $13.40-$20.75/hour