Community Corrections

Role & Responsibilities

Intensive supervision of adult felony probationers, who are assigned to Community Corrections as part of sentencing from the Court and courtesy supervision of probationers from outside jurisdictions within the State of Kansas. Supervision is pursuant to Kansas statute, the Kansas Department of Corrections’ supervision standards, the local policy and procedure of this agency and direct Court orders. This position may have a caseload in Coffeyville, Independence, and Sedan areas, officers will be assigned to an office located in Coffeyville or Independence.

Supervision of assigned adult offenders will include but is not limited to: compliance with court ordered conditions of probation, assessment of probationer risk/needs, and development of a supervision plan through face-to-face contacts that occur in the office, as prescribed by agency policy and procedure, and at various locations in the community. Establish and maintain contacts for service coordination with various service providers including mental health, substance abuse, employment, vocational/educational agencies and employers.

Documentation of all case supervision related information to be maintained in the probationer case file records in computer database. Filing of motions to the Court in a timely manner. Appear and testify in court. Observe and collect offender urine samples from offenders of the same sex as officer for drug testing purposes. Collection of agency supervision fees and fees associated with the case as order by the Court.

Qualifications & Education Requirements

Graduation with a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree from an accredited college or university with course work in the social sciences, psychology, counseling, criminology, or social work.

Preferred Skills

Working knowledge of personal computers. Experience with Microsoft Windows & Word/Excel is required.