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Title:  Corrections Victim Services Director

Application Deadline Date:  03/11/2021
Req ID:  12347
Department:  Corrections
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28

Overview

The Victim Services Director coordinates, manages, and implements, programs and protocols within the department of corrections.  The director provides supervision and oversite of 4 victim services advocates around the state. Additionally, duties include trainings to field and facility staff, communication and coordination with court, reparative service units, and other victim services agencies. The Victim Services Director's main office is in Waterbury, Vermont, however, frequent travel is required.

Who May Apply

This position, Corrections Victim Services Director (Job Requisition #12347), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact tanya.barber@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed primarily in a standard office setting, but with frequent travel required, for which private means of transportation must be available. Incumbents must be able to interact, work, and deal with all level of Department staff, the general public, and state and local officials. Strong difference of opinion may occur in emotionally charged situations. Some meetings may take place in correctional facilities. Occasional work outside of normal hours may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in criminal justice or a human services field AND five (5) years or more of experience at or above a professional level in criminal justice or the broad field of human services INCLUDING three (3) years or more of planning, policy, or supervisory experience.

OR

Master's degree in criminal justice, public administration or a human services field AND three (3) years or more of experience at or above a professional level in criminal justice or the broad field of human services which included planning, policy, or supervisory experience.

OR

Seven (7) years or more of experience at or above a professional level in criminal justice or the broad field of human services INCLUDING three (3) years or more of planning, policy, or supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

One (1) year or more of experience providing services to victims of crime.

Special Requirements

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

DOC PREA Requirements

Conviction History Requirements: Candidates who have any felony conviction record or who, within the past five (5) years, have been placed under supervision or sanctioned for a misdemeanor conviction must receive a waiver from the Commissioner of Corrections in order to be considered for employment.  You may access the application and corresponding documents by clicking here.  Once you have completed the application, please send it directly to the hiring manager identified as the contact person in this job posting.
PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) Requirements:  In accordance with federal regulation, any person applying for employment in the Department of Corrections must provide relevant information.  Previous institutional employers will be contacted and required to provide information regarding substantiated incidences of sexual abuse or resignation during a pending investigation of an allegation of sexual abuse.  By submitting this online job application, you certify all information furnished is true and complete.  The information you provide in accordance with this regulation may be used, and previous employers may be contacted for the purpose of investigating and verifying your work history

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

AHS AFFIRMATIVE RECRUITMENT
The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier