Electronic Monitoring Specialist
Overview of Position
The Electronic Monitoring Specialist is responsible for monitoring the client’s whereabouts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
• Conducting a suitability review of proposed location for home confinement before the client is released from incarceration.
• Providing home confinement clients with an overview of the GPS monitoring equipment.
• Installing GPS monitoring equipment.
• Establishing and monitoring boundary zones for home confinement clients.
• Conducting home and worksite visits as required by the Statement of Work.
• Notifying the Program Manager if the client is out of bounds or misses a contact call.
• Identifying message gaps and/or interference with electronic monitoring equipment.
• Working with the Case Manager to identify any barriers to a successful transition from incarceration to home confinement.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
• Good interviewing skills and knowledge of behavior.
• Excellent relationship skills.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information and court records.
• Ability to establish and maintain accurate records.
• Ability to work independently within the program while maintaining policies and procedures.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, in a non-judgmental, courteous and professional manner.
• Requires extensive written and verbal communication skills needed to motivate, convince, and/or change behavior or attitude of clients.
• Ability to travel locally required.
Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Experience: Minimum one (1) year of experience in corrections preferred, or experience in human services, counseling, community-based services and/or case management.
Experience in residential community-based corrections is preferred. Total work experience needed in lieu of the combination of education and work experience is five years.
Employment is subject to approval by the Bureau of Prisons under the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior criminal record is not necessarily a bar to employment, but failure to disclose a criminal record or pending criminal charges may be a bar to employment or may result in termination.
CORE DC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)