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Forensic Officer I

Recruitment #181116-UNCG-31

Introduction

Forensic Officer I, 2721
Announcement # 2019-15 OFC

Primary working hours: 
11:00 pm-7:00 am

Primary work location: Oklahoma Forensic Center, Vinita, OK.

The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) is responsible for providing services to Oklahomans who are affected by mental illness and substance abuse.  ODMHSAS strives to provide persistent, incremental improvements in the quality and effectiveness of treatment which results in better recovery for more Oklahomans.  Our state-operated facilities are commissioned to provide services that promote consumer empowerment, wellness, recovery, and integration in the community.

Major Work Duties:
Responsible for performing security/safety duties for a 24 hour x 365 days facility covering employees, clients, visitors, building and grounds.   In addition, to serving as relief dispatcher responsible for notifying and directing staff and outside entities during emergencies and natural disasters, assisting the clients family members, the public, and other outside entities via phone or in person, etc.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience: None required.

Additional Factors for Consideration:
Must possess a valid U.S. driver’s license at the time of appointment.  Applicant must be able to pass an OSBI background check.  Filling of this position is contingent upon approval of the freeze exception request form.

Special Requirements
Upon a conditional offer of employment, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services applicants must submit to a physical examination and shall meet the physical examination requirements of occasionally lifting/carrying 60 pounds and able to push and pull a maximum force of 30 pounds.

Drug and Alcohol Pre-employment and Pre-placement Testing
Upon a conditional offer of employment, applicants for safety sensitive positions shall be required to submit to urinalysis to test for drugs.  Appointment to a safety sensitive position shall be contingent upon a negative drug test result.

Benefit Highlights:
-Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
-15 days of vacation and 15 sick leave the first year
-401K with a generous company match

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request.

THIS AGENCY REQUIRES COVERAGE 24 HOURS, 7 DAYS PER WEEK. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION MAY VARY DEPENDING ON BUSINESS NECESSITY. EMPLOYEES MAY BE REQUIRED TO WORK WEEKENDS AND OVERTIME.

First Preference / Pre-Announcement

DMHSAS facilities must notify the above listed HR department by the opening date and time listed above if they have employees with a first preference request to return to work on a limited duty release. Send to:
Oklahoma Forensic Center
Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Human Resources Management
P.O. Box 69, Vinita, OK 74301
Telephone number (918) 256-7841

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.


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