Come join our team! The Community Corrections Division is recruiting for our Caseworker position. Caseworkers work with a diverse population of adult offenders who may have multiple health, mental health, alcohol, and/or substance abuse concerns.
Our ideal candidate will have experience in working with at-risk adults in a behavioral health organization, correctional or security-oriented environment. Job-related experience to include conducting assessments, programming, and one-on-one and group counseling related to behavior and/or program orientations.
We are looking to fill current and future Term-Limited Temporary DAJD Caseworker positions. The anticipated duration of this assignment is 18 months, although it may end earlier; special duty durations are subject to change and may either be extended or revoked at any time. This recruitment may be used to generate a pool for future Caseworker vacancies. The List will remain in effect for up to 12 months but may expire sooner if the list of qualified candidates is exhausted.
About the Division:
The Community Corrections Division has three programs – Community Center Alternative Programs (CCAP), Electronic Home Detention (EHD), and Intake Services Unit (ISU). Caseworkers work in CCAP and EHD.
The EHD and CCAP programs are housed in the King County Yesler Building, 400 Yesler Way in downtown Seattle. EHD work with participants that are out in the community completing their sentence. CCAP work with participants who partake in a continuum of structured programs.
Commitment to Equity & Social Justice:
As the only county in the United States named after one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, Martin Luther King, Jr. County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the artistic and social traditions of many cultures.
We have a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all – in our workplaces and our communities. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from vulnerable communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts. To learn more, please visit: http://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.aspx
About the Department:
The Department of Adult and Juvenile Detention (DAJD) is a professional and nationally recognized organization that supports safe, vibrant, and healthy communities in partnership with other criminal justice and human service agencies. DAJD operates the largest county jail in the State of Washington, housing an average daily population of more than 1400 inmates.
To be considered for this opportunity, you must at a minimum demonstrate knowledge, skill, and ability for the position.
Ready to APPLY?
The recruitment for this position is open to all qualified candidates. A completed King County Application with completed responses to supplemental questions is required.
If you have any questions or concerns while applying, please contact Morgan Hermann, HR Analyst, by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 206-477-9092.
Work Schedule: The current opening is for a 40-hour workweek. Caseworkers must be available to work all shifts/schedules including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Schedule assignments are subject to the staffing needs of the department.
Work Location: King County Yesler Building (400 Yesler Way) in downtown Seattle.
Union membership: This position is represented by Public Safety Employees Union, Non-Commissioned Employees.
King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
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