Residential Officer (Full Time)
Location: Lary A Nelson Center, 1001 29th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 524
Position Title: Residential Officer - Full Time
Work Location: Lary A. Nelson Center 1001 29th AVE SW Cedar Rapids IA 52404
Shift: Wednesday - Sunday 3pm - 11pm Mandatory staff meeting the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1pm - 3pm)
Salary Range: $20.34 - $30.14 per hour
Position Closes: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 @ 4pm
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: A direct service provider in a 24 hour community based corrections facility, which includes high contact interactions with residents. Elicits and supports pro-social behaviors with the focus on programming to reduce recidivism and preparing residents for successful community reentry. The work requires the use of independent judgment, initiative, teamwork, communication, balanced approach of treatment and supervision, and developing quality relationships with clients.
EDUCATION: Minimum qualifications will require a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of human services or criminal justice experience OR two years of college OR any equivalent combination of college and human services or criminal justice experience to equal two years.
BENEFITS: State of Iowa offers an excellent benefit package. This includes health insurance, dental insurance, IPERS, deferred compensation with a match, paid life insurance policy, and flex spending. We also offer 11 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Valid driver's license.
Ability to be insured under the District's automobile insurance.
NOTE: Due to Federal Bureau of Prisons contract, the Bureau of Prisons must complete a criminal background check and approve hire.