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TIME COMPUTATION UNIT TECHNICIAN SENIOR

  • 501310
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF CORRECTIONS
  • Full-time
  • Closing date: Sep 20 2021 at 23:55 MST

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

REHABILITATION & REENTRY

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry is dedicated to developing, encouraging, recognizing, and rewarding the professional performance and growth by employees at all levels. The state is proudly served by over 9,000 well-trained corrections professionals who are dedicated to public, staff and inmate safety by effectively employing sound correctional practices, efficient operational procedures, and proven programming opportunities for inmates. Join our team and help to proudly serve our community!

TIME COMPUTATION UNIT TECHNICIAN SENIOR

Job Location:

Address:  

Prison Operations Division/Time Computation Unit
1601 West Jefferson Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
https://corrections.az.gov/

Posting Details:

Salary: $32,071.00 - $40,523.00

Grade: 17

Closing Date: 09/20/2021

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation & Reentry (ADCRR) is looking for a multitasker with excellent communication skills. This position is responsible for sentence calculation methodologies and processes a variety of complex time computations.

Job Duties:

- Performs complex audits of sentence calculations, for a variety of releases using correct methodologies and processes
- Provide release dates to the institutions and inmate
- Provide day to day application of how to interpret legal documents to ensure accurate sentencing structure and all applicable statutes are cited in the court documents
- Review computer systems relating to release criteria, ensuring correct sentence structure for accurate and precise release dates
- Provide daily application of knowledge of the working and requirements for the forfeiture, restoration, and rescission process
- Review correspondence from families, law enforcement officials, institutions, offenders, legal representatives, and other jurisdictions regarding the information on time computations
- May be required to assist in the training of new staff within the unit, other ADCRR staff, or outside agencies
- Attend staff meeting
- Drives on state business
- Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
- Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS), Titles: 13, 28, 31, 38, and 41, State and Federal Laws, ADCRR department policies and procedures, rules and regulation, and time computation procedures pertaining to inmate release
- Court decisions and ADCRR policies relating to sentence calculations
- Methods of releases and time computations and techniques
- Current and historical law pertaining to sentence structures and court decisions to ensure accurate and timely releases from ADCRR custody/control
- Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and basic computer program operations
- Various types of inmate releases
- Time computation procedures
- Mathematics
- Business English, including proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation

Skill in:
- Written, verbal, and listening communication
- Mathematical computations
- Interpretation and analysis of legal documents and legal terminology
- Building and maintaining effective interpersonal relationships
- Attention to detail
- Personal computers and related peripheral equipment and various software programs
- Critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

Ability to:
- Understand, explain, and apply State and Federal laws
- Research and interpret ARS, court orders, and policies
- Deconstruct court orders to determine appropriate sentencing structures
- Work on multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously while providing a high level of customer service
- Train staff
- Determine the correct credits available for forfeiture, restoration, and rescission to determine the correct release dates

Selective Preference(s):

- Two (2) years of experience as an intermediate-level technician or equivalent
- Previous experience interpreting court documents and/or legal terminology

Pre-Employment Requirements:

May require possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Requires attending a paid Time Computation Certification training program to learn the calculation terminology, methodology, and techniques to accurately calculate applicable release eligibility dates. Applicants must achieve a passing grade of at least 85% or higher on the Final Exam for retention in the position.

Benefits:

We offer an excellent and affordable comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees:
- Vacation and sick days with 10 paid holidays per year
- Robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options
- Exceptional retirement program
- Optional employee benefits such as deferred compensation plans, credit union membership, and a wellness program
- An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Current ADCRR Employees: Consult with your respective Human Resources Liaison if you are in a different retirement plan than the one indicated above.

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2430.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.