This position is responsible for supervising the movement of residents on the Parole Violator (PV) unit. The Parole Violator Center’s Program Assistant will maintain building security including head counts, locker searches, personal searches and conducting urine screening. Other responsibilities also include maintaining order and cleanliness on the unit, the oversight of resident’s details, facilitating and monitoring classes and groups prescribed for the residents. Individual will prioritize emergency and non-emergency issues and use discretion in various situations. The PV Program Assistant will also transport residents to appointments as needed.
Education and/or Experience
Minimum of a High School diploma or GED equivalency and two years related experience in the military, security or criminal justice field required. An Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or a related discipline is preferred and may be substituted for the 2 year related experience requirement. Valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and Act 33/34 required.
Ability to function in team setting. Must be able to handle multiple task in a fast pace environment. Supervisory experience is highly desirable. Must be able to work well with people and have the ability to be assertive and remain calm in the event of a crisis and be capable of maintaining control in any given situation. Computer literacy is a must.