Position Title: CSO Trainer/Auditor
Location: Main Office
Job Type: Full-Time
Work Shift: Day Shift
Open: January 22, 2018
The CSO Trainer/Auditor works under the guidance of the Assistant Executive Director. The Training Coordinator will develop, organize, oversee and conduct training for Community Supervision Officers.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensures that all Community Supervision Officers maintain the required number of training hours required by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice-Community Justice Assistance Division.
- Responsible for coordinating aspects of out of-town training, including obtaining quota’s for seminars, hotel accommodations, travel advances, and updating of travel records upon return.
- Maintains personnel training records.
- Coordinates efforts to arrange in-house training.
- Responsible for updating the training manual and resource guide.
- Conducts training of all new Community Supervision Officers.
- Responsible for conducting routinely, systematically and thoroughly auditing caseload for case management and writing a summary of the results.
- Completes reports to Assistant Executive Director indicating results of case audits.
- Conducts oral Audit Review with CSO, CSO’s Supervisor and Assistant Executive Director to discuss findings on overall performance.
- Identified the positive and negative elements of case management and coordinates/implements individual and/or group training to correct the errors with intention to assure compliance with standards/policies and to provide every CSO the tools/skills and dynamics for effective case management.
- Conduct in-house TRAS (Texas Risk Assessment) Training
- Complies with department policies and TDCJ-CJAD Code of Ethics.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Assistant Executive Director
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:
- Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and provide proof of liability insurance.
- Must have earned a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
- Must meet all the requirements for a Community Supervision Officer.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Have the ability to utilize a personal computer. Power Point knowledge a plus.
- Be able to work independently and efficiently.
- Possess skills to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Working knowledge of the principles and techniques of correctional and social work
- Knowledge of the Texas Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 42.12
- Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, departmental policy and procedures, as well as techniques involved in the preparation and care of case records and related documents
- An understanding of human behavioral patterns; and the ability to apply good judgment to problems of individuals
- Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory and professional relationships with fellow employees, supervisory and administrative personnel, the general public, and other agencies and departments with whom we work
- Ability to project and maintain an image consistent with the aims, goals and philosophy of the Concho Valley Community Supervision and Corrections Department
- Ability to effectively and consistently communicate the mission and philosophy of the department
- Ability to assess the needs of individual offenders, and refer them to and involve them in the appropriate agency or service
- Ability to make rational, justifiable decisions.