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Recruitment/Placement Officer

Human Resources/Hiring Unit

Recruitment #181206-UNCC-47


Human Resources/Hiring Unit

Salary:  $3,045.96 monthly

This is an unclassified position; selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Unclassified Job Descriptor

Basic Purpose:
Positions in this job are assigned responsibilities for coordinating the correctional officer hiring process for assigned locations.

Typical Functions:
*Obtains and provides information to internal and external customers regarding the correctional officer recruitment and hiring process.

*Verifies that the applicant possesses at least the minimum education and experience requirements as listed on the official job description.

*Enters and retrieves information using appropriate computer software and receives and reviews source documents.

*Coordinates with local human resources units to schedule interviews, physical exams, and drug screenings for applicants.

*Collects and analyzes data regarding employment history, criminal activities and related records of the applicant; determines value of data for placement into computerized data management system.

*Conducts comprehensive interviews with applicants, employers, associates, references, and other knowledgeable individuals to establish the background, reputation, character, or suitability of the applicant.

*Analyzes public records, such as law enforcement reports, judgments, and educational transcripts of the applicant; contacts other businesses, agencies, departments and organizations to obtain and confirm information as necessary.

*Analyzes investigation results and draws logical and objective conclusions; may confer with agency officials or hiring managers; prepares the written background investigation report in a narrative format as prescribed by agency policy; makes recommendations regarding suitability for employment.

*Prioritizes and monitors assignments to ensure compliance with due dates.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of spelling, punctuation, Microsoft Office Suite, and business English; of modern office methods and procedures; of the maintenance of complex records; and of the major policies and procedures governing assigned programs. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to handle confidential work with tact and discretion; to organize and present facts clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to interpret and handle routine matters in accordance with department policy; and to follow oral and written instructions.

Education and Experience:

Statutorily Required: N/A

Minimum Qualifications:
Three years (3) experience providing advanced technical/clerical support in a large organization; up to two (2) years of college level coursework may be substituted for the required experience. Preference will be given to candidates with professional recruitment experience.

Job Code: 9399 DOC Pay Grade: 6 Statutory Reference: 74 O.S. § 840-5.5 or 5.11 Effective Date: 1-27-17.



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