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Casework Counselor: Keen Mountain Correctional Ctr #00430
State of Virginia Oakwood, VA

Casework Counselor: Keen Mountain Correctional Ctr #00430

State of Virginia
Oakwood, VA
Expired: March 03, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $44,982 to $64,983 Yearly
  • Other
Casework Counselor: Keen Mountain Correctional Ctr #00430

Apply now Job no: 5009419
Work type: Full-Time (Salaried)
Location: Oakwood, Virginia
Categories: Health and Human Services, Public Safety

Title: Casework Counselor: Keen Mountain Correctional Ctr #00430

State Role Title: Counselor II

Hiring Range: $44,982 - $64,983

Pay Band: 4

Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin

Location: Keen Mountain Correctional Ctr

Agency Website:

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Position provides comprehensive case management services by ensuring all relevant classification paperwork is timely, accurate and complete. Ensures supervisees are appropriately employed during their incarceration. The position focuses on adult inmate release planning and performing case management/counseling which includes classification. Promotes the development of self and staff through providing training. Acts as a role model by providing guidance/direction for inmates in a correctional facility, which enhances facility security and promotes long-term pro-social behaviors.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience in counseling, rehabilitation, or casework management. Experience facilitating rehabilitative programs. Experience preparing reports. Working knowledge of principles and practices of counseling, of casework and treatment methods, of behavior modification, various intervention techniques and inmate restoration rehabilitation. Demonstrated ability to counsel and interact with inmates to develop, implement, and follow through on treatment plans and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Additional Considerations

Advance knowledge in Social Services, Counseling, Criminal Justice or other areas related to human services; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Previous experience working in adult counseling or corrections. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel). Certification in a specialized area, such as CSAC, CSOTP. Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of evidence-based practices and experience facilitating staff and inmate programs.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to "Your Application" in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:

Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.

Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver's License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.

Application Requirements: Application and/or resume for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia's Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or resumes will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or resume.

Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.

Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or resume.

VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Contact Information

Name: Human Resources

Phone: 276-498-8009



In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Advertised: 15 Feb 2024 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 01 Mar 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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