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Correctional Resident Monitor

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Bangor, Maine, United States

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Correctional Resident Monitor

Bangor , Maine , United States | Correctional Services | Part-time Apply by: Aug. 11, 2021 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Correctional Resident Monitor – Part Time (12 hour – day shift Saturday and Sunday)

Code: 1000

Pay Grade: 11 $15.80 – $19.84 hourly

Open: July 28, 2021

Close: August 11, 2021

Careers with the Department of Corrections ensure residents-from the recently incarcerated to the long-term committed-leave our facilities with the skills, treatment, and education needed to succeed after their period of incarceration. The Maine Department of Corrections Mission is to reduce the likelihood that juvenile and adult offenders will reoffend by providing practices, programs and services which are evidence-based, and which hold the offenders accountable.

Residents at the Leading the Way Transition Center in Bangor are on probation or re-entering the community and need a place to hang their hat while that process is put in motion. This facility is an extension of the mission to help further ensure those clients moving on from our facilities and in the community have every opportunity to keep moving forward.

Sometimes physical security measures aren’t enough to maintain a safe environment for residents. This is where we rely on our Correctional Resident Monitors to step in to ensure the premises are secure against fire, theft, vandalism and unauthorized entry within a State of Maine facility.

Make a career as a Correctional Resident Monitor fit your schedule on our weekend shifts.

A typical day involves:

+ safeguarding staff, buildings, and equipment

+ patrolling buildings and grounds

+ observing and reporting irregularities such as fire, unlocked doors, vandalism, or the presence of unauthorized persons

+ monitor access and flow of people to prevent problems and unauthorized individuals from entering

A successful candidate must have knowledge of:

+ security policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures

+ security systems, procedures, rules and regulations

+ emergency notification protocols

+ record management and applicable computer software programs, Microsoft Office

+ basic operation and functions of heating/cooling equipment

And the ability to:

+ remain calm under stress and to multitask

+ recognize abnormal, loud, or untoward behavior and offer guidance to sustain order

+ observe and communicate situations and behavior in detail

+ maintain records of activity

+ respond to basic living needs and daily living complaints lodged by occupants.

+ recognize formal complaints for referral to superior.

+ document and track issued items distributed to occupants.

Within six months of hire, new employees will receive training, paid for by the Department of Corrections to attain certifications in:

+ American Heart Association First Aid

+ CPR

+ AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or equivalent, 19 years of age, and work experience that demonstrates the ability to use tact when advising others and apply independent judgment in handling exceptions to established work assignments, priorities.

Why work for the State of Maine?

+ Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

+ Retirement Savings

+ Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement

+ Living Resources (Employee Assistance Program)

+ Paid Holidays

+ Federal Public Loan Forgiveness Program – to learn if you qualify, please visit Federal Student AidOffice of the Department of Education

+ Statewide Locations

+ Training

+ Seasonal Jobs

+ Summer Internship Opportunities

BENEFITS

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance;19.63% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($412.23) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%.

Corrections careers feature some of the best benefits in all of state government, including an accelerated retirement program. This means you only need work 25 years and be 55 years of age to retire.

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC188946723

Posted On: Jul 31, 2021

Updated On: Aug 15, 2021