Company: State of Wyoming
Posted on: June 10, 2021
and Functions GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC) contributes to public
safety by exercising reasonable, safe, secure, and humane
management while actively providing offenders opportunities to
become law-abiding citizens. The Wyoming Womens Center (WWC) was
established in 1981. It serves as a primary education and treatment
center for female inmates.
A Caseworker manages a caseload of adult offenders in a
correctional facility, meeting with the assigned offenders
regularly to review goals, programming and assisting in the
formation of parole, work release, and treatment plans.
Human Resource Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 307-532-6611
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and
are not intended to describe every function which may be performed
at the job level.
- Classifies patients/students/inmates, completes risk management
assessment for program and housing placement, and makes referrals
based on need.
- Delivers evidence-based programs.
- Responsible for individualized case planning, monitoring, and
reporting correspondence, contacts, and case notes.
- Responsible for casework management duties to include planning
and production in all facets of programming and associated
- Administers risk/needs assessments.
- Works with offenders to develop pro-social behaviors and to
prepare inmates for successful re-entry into society.
- Prepares, organizes, schedules, and implements
cognitive-behavioral programming and individual interventions.
- Monitors inmate compliance with established goals and
objectives; updates case plans as needed.
- Facilitates compliance with court-ordered recommendations and
parole board actions for offenders.
- Facilitates attorney-client phone calls and assists security in
the day-to-day operations of the unit.
Preference may be given to those with three (3) or more years of
progressive work experience in casework.
- Knowledge of human behavior, motivation, and interpersonal
- Knowledge of the varied techniques of
- Knowledge of social work principles and practices.
- Knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques.
- Knowledge of current social, economic, and health problems and
Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Social Services)
Experience: 0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in
Casework) OR Education & Experience Substitution: 3-5 years of
progressive work experience (typically in Casework) Certificates,
Licenses, Registrations: None
Necessary Special Requirements
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- The ability to work inside a prison facility.
- Exposure to inside and outdoor environmental conditions,
including inclement weather.
- Lifting and grasping up to 20 pounds without assistance on an
occasional to regular basis
- Walking on cement floors on an occasional to regular basis
- Walking up and down stairs on an occasional basis
- Typing/Repetitive motion frequently.
- Seeing: the visual ability to perform an activity such as
analyzing data and figures, viewing a computer terminal, extensive
- FLSA: Non-exempt
- The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified
applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent
to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
- The Wyoming Department of Corrections is a Drug-Free Workplace.
All staff is subject to drug testing while employed by the
- The Wyoming Department of Corrections is a Tobacco-Free
Workplace and prohibits the taking, carrying, possessing, or
introducing of smoking materials, smokeless tobacco, or tobacco
substitutes on or into WDOC facilities or grounds.
- The Wyoming Department of Corrections complies with the Federal
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. It is the policy and
practice of WDOC to protect inmates and offenders from abuse,
corporal punishment, personal injury, disease, property damage and
harassment, and the elimination of prison rape.
- Successful applicants for employment must pass a
background/reference check, medical evaluation, and drug test
- The Wyoming Department of Corrections has a strict dress code
policy to include standards for facial hair, body art, and
piercings/gauges. All applicants must meet the standards of this
dress code to be considered for employment.
WDOC offers a competitive benefits package, including medical,
dental, life insurance, paid vacations, sick leave, paid holidays,
tuition reimbursement program, Wyoming State Retirement, 457
deferred compensation program, longevity pay, and opportunities for
advancement. Please visit our website at Supplemental Information
080-Department of Corrections - Prisons - Wyoming Womens
Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay
URL: style="margin: 0.0in;">
The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
actively supports the
ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with
Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the
A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent
Keywords: State of Wyoming, Cheyenne , Caseworker, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!