35370 - Group Supervisor
This is an opportunity to be part of an organization that is committed to our staff, clients and the community. The Minnesota Sex Offender Program serves people who are court ordered to receive sex offender treatment via the civil commitment process. Program staff provide comprehensive services including therapy, education programming, therapeutic recreation, vocational programming and volunteer services, health and wellness to clients in a therapeutic environment where safety and security are at the forefront of all campus activities.
The Officer of the Day leads and supervises Assistant Group Supervisors (AGS) and Security Counselors at the St. Peter campus of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP). Exceptional communication skills are a must as the Officer of the Day works with a variety of security and support staff to create an environment which adheres to policies and procedures while maintaining effective relationships with clients. As part of this team, the Officer of the Day promotes and supports the mission and treatment philosophies of a client population represented by diverse culture and needs which require continued attention to ensure that dignity and respect are maintained in the process of providing a safe and secure setting.
This position requires the occupant to work the 1st watch (night) rotation. The work hours for this position are generally 9:15 p.m. 5:30 a.m. but may depend on the facility needs. The incumbent filling this position will be required to work rotating weekends.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Providing oversight to staff to ensure duties are performed and achieved in a manner that supports the Minnesota Sex Offender Program mission and treatment philosophies
Managing all aspects of employee training including training development, performance evaluation and identifying training needs
Serving as a resource in the development and implementation of policies and procedures
Promoting client participation in treatment programs and supporting pro-social interactions
Managing and monitoring the physical, social, and therapeutic setting in order to maintain a safe and secure environment
Champion and supporting an environment of acceptance, diversity, inclusion, and respect for co-workers and clientele of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Responding to and advise responders on emergent situations using the Incident Command System five tactical priorities
Scheduling Security Counselor staffing for MSOP St. Peter campus activities and needs
Qualifications & Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
Must meet one the following qualifications listed below:
Minimum of two years supervisory experience in a secure environment providing direct supervision of security or patient/client care programs, to patients/clients committed as sexual psychopathic personalities, sexually dangerous persons, mentally ill and dangerous, or with developmental disabilities, who present a risk to public safety;
Minimum of three years lead work or professional experience in a secure environment providing counseling, rehabilitative patient care, or direction of client care programs for patients committed as sexual psychopathic personalities, sexually dangerous persons, mentally ill and dangerous, or with development disabilities who present a risk to public safety AND 12 months of supervisory experience. (Note: Supervisory experience does not need to be within a secure environment).
o (Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Rehabilitation Therapy, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or a related field may be substituted for 6 months of lead work or professional experience at this level; or Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Rehabilitation Therapy, Health Sciences, Behavioral Sciences or a related field may be substituted for 1 year of lead work or professional experience at this level.)
An equivalent combination of the above.
Knowledge of psychopathic personalities and sex offender treatment modalities
Application of Incident Command System Emergency Management
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) helps provide essential services to Minnesota's most vulnerable residents. Working with many others, including counties, tribes and non-profits, DHS helps ensure that Minnesota seniors, people with disabilities, children and others meet their basic needs and have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
At DHS our goal is to meet people where they are at, and focus on outcomes to improve life situations, and to get people the help they need so they can reach their full potential.