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Applications can be returned by mail to 601 Central Ave. Newport, KY 41071, by fax to 859-431-5147 or email to Cathy Steele at csteele@campbellcountyky.org 

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SUD Transition Coordinator

CAMPBELL COUNTY DETENTION CENTER
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Chemical Dependency Transition Officer
Department:  Detention Center
Reports To: Program Administrator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time 

SUMMARY:
This employee works with the Program Administrator and directs the community efforts of the Campbell County - Chemical Dependency Program (“Program”) which is designed to provide education, treatment and support to Detention Center female inmates who have substance use disorders (“SUD”).  The employee will work with participants both in the inmate treatment component and a post release community care and follow up component.   Under the overall direction of the Program Administrator, this employee is responsible for the overall relationship and tracking of participants while in the follow up component of the Program.  These duties include:  assisting in the preparation of reentry in to community, home and work visits, program scheduling, outside agency coordination, coordination of day to day activities; and, all other duties as assigned. 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:
⦁ Carries the caseload of participants active in the program;
⦁ Provides individual, and group advice as necessary;
⦁ Performs a variety of activities related to individual participants, including assessment of inmate needs, development of treatment plan, and implementation of the treatment plan;
⦁ Acts independently with little or no supervision in the performance of daily activities;
⦁ Provides guidance to each individual participant and evaluates the participant’s progress in meeting program goals while in the community;
⦁ Has knowledge of the criminal justice system;
⦁ Provide input and facilitate coordination with community agencies that will act as resources to the Program;
⦁ Assists the Program Administrator in providing information to the appropriate judicial and local officials on the Program;
⦁ Advise and assist the Program Administrator and administrative staff as needed;
⦁ Implements the follow-up efforts that will monitor the progress of Program participants after their release from the Detention Center;
⦁ Maintain appropriate treatment files for every Program participant and ensure that the files are accurately completed in a timely manner;
⦁ Review existing business models for the purpose of improving and managing the Program;JOB
⦁ Builds and maintains a strong working relationship with co-workers;
⦁ Demonstrates respect and knowledge of the inmate’s cultural and socioeconomic background;
⦁ Participate in related training for SUD; and
⦁ Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill and Ability) include, but are not limited to:
⦁ Knowledge of and experience with the criminal justice system, including experience in law enforcement and/or community based corrections; 
⦁ Excellent oral and written communication skills;
⦁ Ability to work with a team of professionals to implement strategies to improve and enhance the Program.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (or equivalent combination):
A strong preference for at least 10 years’ experience in law enforcement or community based corrections.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
⦁ Must pass a background check; and
⦁ Ability to meet the physical demands of the job which include, but are not limited to, sitting, walking standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, climb or balance, and lift and/or move objects that weigh up to up to 25 pounds.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Must  be a United States citizen
2. Must be at least 21 years of age
3. Subject to shift work, extended duty hours, twenty-four hour call-back, holiday and weekend duty
4. Must not have been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor
5. Subject to an extensive background check.
6. Subject to random drug testing/alcohol testing and polygraph examination  at any time during employment
7. Must possess a valid driver’s license

EMPLOYEES MUST ALSO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS:
⦁ Carries a caseload that is representative of the cases found in the Chemical Dependency Program, with an emphasis on the integration of theory and practice which meet the mental health, substance abuse, environmental and psychosocial needs of the clients served;
⦁ Provides individual, and group therapy as directed by client needs;
⦁ Performs a variety of casework duties, including analysis of assessment data, formulation of treatment plan, and implementation of the treatment for increasingly complex cases;
⦁ Acts upon own analysis of client situations under decreasing supervision;
⦁ Increases analytical, psycho-social and theoretical diagnostic skills and resourcefulness in developing treatment processes;
⦁ Considers and uses treatment modalities that are best suited to each individual client and evaluates client progress in meeting treatment goals;
⦁ Builds and maintains a strong working relationship with colleagues, supporting their work effectiveness, and being open, trusting, and cooperative;
⦁ Demonstrates appropriate sensitivity and knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics;

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
1. Physical demands includes: standing, lifting, carrying, walking, bending, and effectively dealing with inmate altercations.
2. Must have the strength and agility to perform job duties of medium exertion (i.e., 20-50 pounds of force) and including occasional very heavy exertion (i.e., exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force).
3. Working conditions include regular exposure to dangerous and or hazardous situations, continuous noises, bright lights, contagious diseases, humid surroundings, extreme hot or cold temperatures, dust and/ or odors.
Detention Services:
1. Supervises and monitors inmate activities and behaviors to ensure safe and controlled environment; ensures incidences are properly reported and documented.
2. Ensures inmates receive a level of personal health care services that are consistent and required by law.
3. Escorts/transports, monitors and supervises inmates to and from various locations; maintains order and control of inmates and visitors.
4. Performs security checks ensuring that all monitors and equipment are in proper working order.
Reporting /Inventory
1. Maintains, prepares and submits all appropriate logs, reports, files and documentation to assigned area.
2. Update inmate records through the jail management system as data originates and verifies the accuracy of computer records.
The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of classification given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be required to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented in the position description.


SUD Administrator Assistant

CAMPBELL COUNTY DETENTION CENTER
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Chemical Dependency Program Administrator Assistant
Department:  Detention Center
Reports To: Director of Behavioral Health Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time

SUMMARY:
This employee assists the Chemical Dependency Program Administrator of the Campbell County - Chemical Dependency Program (“Program”) which is designed to provide education, treatment and support to Detention Center female inmates who have substance use disorders (“SUD”).  The Program will include an inmate treatment component and a post release community care and follow up component.   Under the overall direction of the CDP Administrator or his/her designee, the Administrator Assistant is responsible for the day to day operations of the Program.  These duties include:  participant selection criteria, program content, program scheduling, outside agency coordination, coordination of day to day activities; and, all other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:
⦁ Carries the caseload of participants active in the program;
⦁ Assist administrator in daily operations (teaching material, excel spreadsheets, filing paperwork)
⦁ Performs a variety of activities related to individual inmates, including assessment of inmate needs, development of treatment plan, and implementation of the treatment plan;
⦁ Has knowledge of a variety of treatment approaches;
⦁ Provide input and facilitate coordination with community agencies that will act as resources to the Program;
⦁ Advise and assist the Jailer and administrative staff as needed;
⦁ Maintain appropriate treatment files for every Program participant and ensure that the files are accurately completed in a timely manner;
⦁ Select and recommend research based instructional materials and curriculum for the Program;
⦁ Maintain knowledge of new developments in the field of SUD;
⦁ Maintain a collegial relationship with other SUD professionals, programs and associations;
⦁ Builds and maintains a strong working relationship with co-workers;
⦁ Demonstrates respect and knowledge of the inmate’s cultural and socioeconomic background;
⦁ Participate in related training for SUD; and
⦁ Provide education and lead group discussions of various topics (grief, anger management, etc.)
⦁ Perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill and Ability) include, but are not limited to:
⦁ Knowledge of and experience with best practices concerning SUD assessments and treatment modalities for individuals and groups; 
⦁ Excellent oral and written communication skills;
⦁ Ability to discuss/teach concepts of SUD in front of inmates
⦁ Ability to work with a team of professionals to implement strategies to improve and enhance the Program.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (or equivalent combination):
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, sociology, criminology, or related field and some related work or internship experience in a similar field.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
⦁ Must pass a background check; and
⦁ Ability to meet the physical demands of the job which include, but are not limited to, sitting, walking standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, climb or balance, and lift and/or move objects that weigh up to up to 25 pounds.
EMPLOYEES MUST ALSO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING FUNCTIONS:
⦁ Carries a caseload that is representative of the cases found in the Chemical Dependency Program, with an emphasis on the integration of theory and practice which meet the mental health, substance abuse, environmental and psychosocial needs of the clients served;
⦁ Provides individual, and group therapy as directed by client needs;
⦁ Acts upon own analysis of client situations under decreasing supervision;
⦁ Increases analytical, psycho-social and theoretical diagnostic skills and resourcefulness in developing treatment processes;
⦁ Considers and uses treatment modalities that are best suited to each individual client and evaluates client progress in meeting treatment goals;
⦁ Builds and maintains a strong working relationship with colleagues, supporting their work effectiveness, and being open, trusting, and cooperative;
⦁ Demonstrates appropriate sensitivity and knowledge of the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics;

Deputy Jailer (full and part time) - Starting Pay $17.50 per hour

This is a skilled position in a Detention Center. It is a sworn, law enforcement position with arrest powers.  However, the power of arrest is to be used only on Detention Center property.  An employee in this position is responsible for the supervision of inmates.  The Deputy Jailer will perform all tasks in a professional manner.  Work is performed under general to close supervision. 

Examples of Deputy Jailer Duties:

  • Be able to perform all tasks related to in and out processing of inmates
  • Arrange for the inmates to attend court
  • Supervise the general cleaning of the Detention Center
  • Supervise the distribution of inmate meals
  • Specifically supervise the cleaning of inmate cells
  • Transport inmates to doctor, dentist, hospital or other appointments
  • Process work release inmates out and back in to the Detention Center
  • Search work release inmates and other inmates for contraband
  • Search cells periodically for contraband
  • Serve and file warrants
  • Use and monitor a two-way radio
  • Meet and deal effectively and courteously with the public
  • Process and account for money received for bonds, fines, etc.
  • Maintain daily logs and records as required
  • Culminate an arrest on Detention Center property when necessary
  • Write offense citations accurately
  • Mark and disperse evidence properly
  • Testify in court
  • Assist all law enforcement agencies in a cooperative manner
  • Be familiar with previous shift's activities and be able to pass-on information to on-coming shift personnel

Special Requirements for Deputy Jailers 

  • Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Must be able to read and write the English language
  • Attend and successfully complete sixteen (24) hours of Correctional Training per year
  • Must be bondable
  • Must possess motor vehicle operator's license
  • Must successfully complete a criminal, medical history, drug screen and employment background check
  • Must maintain a high level of physical fitness

 

Booking Specialist - Starting Pay $15.00 per hour

 

Job Description

The Campbell County Detention Center is currently seeking two full time booking specialists.
A booking specialist will work in the booking area of a county jail. They will be the first point of contact for newly arrested inmates.

This job has various shifts, but consist of an 12 hour work day with a rotating schedule.

Following are the major, though not all inclusive, duties of the position:
Input and update all inmate information into jail software
Speak one on one to newly arriving inmates and ask specific questions
Log and secure inmate property
Receive, verify and log any funds inmate arrives with
Scan documents into jail software
Input charge, bond and court information into software
Make copies of any needed documents
Notify other agencies of any vital information
File inmate paperwork
Process and perform release of inmates
Run various reports for areas of the jail
Assist the courts with needed paperwork
Answering phones after hours and in regards to the booking area
Any and all other duties or job tasks authorized by the Jailer or his designee

Job Type: Full-time