INSTITUTIONAL PAROLE ASSOCIATE I
|Department||DPSCS Maryland Parole Commission|
|Date Opened||11/18/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||12/2/2021 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$31,286.00 - $48,264.00/year|
|HR Analyst||David Spanier|
LOCATION OF POSITION
18800 Roxbury Road
Hagerstown, MD 21746
The Institutional Parole Associate position serves as the Commission’s liaison within the Division of Correction (DOC) that facilitates the Commission’s parole grant hearings and provides inmates with all the parole related rights and processes that are afforded under the law and the Parole Commission’s policies and procedures. At the IPA I level, incumbents are trained and oriented to the job responsibilities under close supervision, functioning with increasing job scope and independent authority as experience is gained.
Providing institutional parole services for a specific region which includes:
• Coordinating and communicating with institutional personnel, and inmates as the Commission’s liaison in order to facilitate parole and/or revocation hearings
• Interviewing inmates to determine if they wish to proceed with a parole or revocation hearing and to inform them of their rights associated with the process;
• Conducting file review and ensuring that all confidential information is removed and forms are signed appropriately;
• Answering relevant procedural questions that inmates may pose in the course of file review;
• Serving parole decisions and explaining the appeal process;
• Assisting with open parole hearings to ensure that victims, representatives, and/or inmate’s family are apprised of the process;
• Explaining the release process and special conditions and having offenders sign their release orders;
• Facilitating/coordinating releases with other law enforcement agencies for inmates being released to detainers;
• Certifying service of written parole/revocation suspension decisions with inmates by obtaining signatures and completing data entry;
• Recording inmate requests for postponements; and
• Conveying necessary files and materials between institutional offices and Commission Headquarters.
• Coordinating medical parole releases;
• Answering staff, inmate, and family questions as well as correspondence about parole issues;
• Providing same day inmate file review (if necessary) and access to necessary documents;
• Obtaining duplicate file material and/or other necessary information from case management;
• Ensuring that special arrangements/accommodations are made if/when necessary;
• Providing coverage to the other regions when necessary; and
• Maintaining monthly statistics on file reviews, appeals, decisions served, and correspondence addressed.
Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Experience: Three years work experience involving public contact.
Note: Candidates may substitute education at an accredited college or university at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience for the required experience.
Applicants must meet the selective qualification(s) to be considered. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
1. Employees assigned to this classification will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
2. Willing to work in a correctional environment
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
1. Experience and knowledge of OCMS, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Employees in this classification may be required to have access to a motor vehicle. Standard mileage will be paid.
2. Employees in this classification may be required to work at other institutions whenever workload levels warrant reassignment.
Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.
If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to email@example.com referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment Division at 410-585-3999.
If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov <Application.Help@maryland.gov> or
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People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
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