Regional Jail  |  Classification Officer
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 CLASSIFICATION OFFICER

ALBEMARLE CHARLOTTESVILLE REGIONAL JAIL

The Classification Officer provides screening and assigning of new inmates to their proper housing and programs to assist in ensuring the safety and security of inmates, staff and the citizens in the area.   Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

·         Thoroughly screens all newly committed inmates to determine proper housing and programs/service assignments

·         Maintains counseling files, Law Library List, M-Custody

·         Prepares inmate release plans

·         Conducts COMPAS Assessments on inmates assigned to their caseload

·         Answer classification requests of the inmate on their case load

·         Provide contact information for courts, attorneys or outside government agencies/departments

·         Respond to attorney requests for jail adjustment letters

·         Provide assistance with transitional services as needed

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires gathering, organizing, analyzing and evaluating information; prescribes action plans based on such information; requires giving information, guidance or assistance to people to facilitate task accomplishment; may give directions or assignments to helpers or assistants.

A graduate from a four year accredited college or university with coursework in Criminal Justice or Social Science related field preferred but not required.  Three to five years of related work experience may serve in lieu of education. 

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: Must possess a valid Virginia state driver’s license. Must possess VCIN/NCIC certification; Notary Public certification or obtain within 60 days upon assuming position; DCJS basic correctional officer certification is a plus but not required.  CPR/First Aid certification is desirable. 

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:  Requires light work that involves walking and standing; involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a recurring basis; requires adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office or shop machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy. The job may risk exposure to disease/pathogens and violence. The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities, and color perception.

SALARY: :  Pay Range: $40,363 -$62,562/annually, starting salary will commensurate with experience and knowledge.         

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Until filled

APPLY:           Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail
                       160 Peregory Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22902,
                       
(434) 977-6981

 


 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Hiring for the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail shall be accomplished without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status or disability unless otherwise permitted by County policy or applicable law. Applicants hired by the County must be citizens of the United States or legally authorized to work in the United States. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for persons with disabilities if requested. 

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Regional Jail
160 Peregory Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-977-6981
FAX: 434-977-9617
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