Corrections Officer Intake & Assessment - 3rd JIAC

Date: Jun 1, 2023

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Corrections 

Pay:  $20.89 per hour | This position may be eligible for a sign on bonus of $1,500 after 60 days of employment if selected applicant meets all policy conditions.  

Work Schedule: Saturday - Tuesday 9pm - 7am  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


Performs routine work carrying out the intake and assessment procedures for clients brought to the Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center (JIAC) within the Division of Corrections (DOC) and monitors clients while in the facility.


Intake & Assessment - Interviews clients utilizing motivational interviewing skills. Completes intake portion of database when law enforcement presents clients for assessment; completes fingerprinting, mug shots, and as necessary, DNA. Enters accurate demographic information into the database. Creates and/or modifies records in database, demonstrates high quality writing and proofreading skills; ensures timely completion of records, and accurately files records.


Case Management - Provides short-term crisis counseling to families to ensure the safe release of clients. Conducts family conferences to affect a safe and positive release with referrals to address issues identified during the assessment interview. Provides inter-agency collaboration by sending required information to the District Attorney and social agencies; sets bonds and court dates for municipal charges, sets detention hearing dates, pulls ad hoc information requests for agencies, creates/distributes daily reports.


Supervisor Extender - Relieves the shift supervisor of routine tasks and reporting of shift activity, when needed. Assists in the training of team members and serves as a resource person for law enforcement to answer questions about JIAC processes.


Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age. Associates of Arts (AA) in criminal justice, psychology, sociology or a closely related field or course work equal to two years of college (60+ earned credit hours). Transcript verifying education credits is required. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience. Possess a valid Driver’s License and good driving record. Personal vehicle for use when county vehicle is not available (employee reimbursement is provided by County). Proof of liability insurance on personal vehicle. Must possess first aid, CPR and physical restraint certification or the ability to acquire within initial period of employment.


Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, psychology, sociology or related field. Two years’ experience working with youth and families. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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