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POSITION TITLE: Correctional Counselor
LOCATION/DEPT: Pathway Forward Program
REPORTS TO: Shift Supervisor
The Correctional Counselor (C.C.) is responsible for the security and safety of the facility, the resident accountability (movement) system, and the management of residents and visitors. Working under the close supervision of the Shift Supervisor on duty, the CC supports the work of Resident Advisors in their delivery of services to residents.
Sufficient administrative support will be provided to insure that program duties are effectively achieved. The Shift Supervisor will assist the C.C. with administrative and communications skills. Resident Advisors will provide constructive feedback to improve relations with residents. A liaison will exist within both the Community Corrections Program and the Metropolitan Division.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
*Essential duties under the Americans with Disabilities Act
This position requires frequent interaction with the Security Services Supervisor, Resident Advisors, and Program Manager/Operations. There is extensive contact with the public during visiting hours. In addition, this individual relates to a large and diverse number of people inside and outside the Salvation Army. In these contacts, the individual acts as a representative of the Army and its mission.
This individual will receive supervision from the Shift Supervisor. Other staff, particularly, Resident Advisors, will provide guidance on a case-by-case basis. There is some freedom to plan, schedule and carry out responsibilities, within established policies and guidelines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light physical work.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use standard office equipment and a PC.
The work environment for this position is a residential environment with a low to moderate noise level.
The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Applicants with disabilities may contact us at (773)725-1100 or METHR@usc.salvationarmy.org for additional information or assistance with the application process.