CITY OF PHILADELPHIA OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

5H37
CORRECTIONAL CLASSIFICATION MOVEMENT AND REGISTRATION DIRECTOR


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is correctional administration work at the second supervisory level directing a staff involved in recordkeeping, intake and discharge processing, inmate housing, transfers and security classifications. The employee in this class reviews, develops and coordinates procedures pertaining to the inmate population control and movement process and insures that such activities conform to appropriate departmental policies, standards and legal mandates.

Contact with correctional supervisors and administrators, court officials, law enforcement representatives and attorneys to explain and interpret policies and procedures and resolve problems pertaining to security classifications and inmate movements is a significant aspect of the work. The employee reports to a Deputy Commissioner of Prisons.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

Directs staff engaged in evaluating prisoners for assignment to institutions within the prisons complex; reviews security level assessments prepared by staff; ensures prisoners are assigned to institutions best suited to security, medical, social service and special needs; trains staff in prisoner classification assessment and procedures; conducts individual and group training seminars on prisoner assessment.

Directs prisoner transfers among institutions; supervises the preparation of resident transfer lists; monitors security risk assessments for accuracy and completeness to effectuate prisoner transfers; coordinates transfers with center control of each institution.

Directs, through subordinate supervisor, the daily activities of the Registrar Unit; develops and implements procedures to ensure that records are established on each inmate and updated continuously with information such as sentences, bail amounts, status charges and discharge dates; consults with court officials to convey information and coordinate the assignment of inmates; directs preparation of reports on prison census and other information concerning inmate population; determines and ensures appropriate data is entered into automated information system; makes recommendations concerning the use of computerized systems in maintaining inmate information and monitoring prisoner assignments.

Directs prisoner reclassification and re evaluation as a result of legal status, programmatic or disciplinary changes; insures prisoners are re evaluated at the sixty day automatic review period.

Participates as member of departmental task force on prisoner classification; recommends changes to classification and transfer processes.

Performs related work as required.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 06/09.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to physically perform the duties and to work in the environmental conditions required of a position in this class.


PAY RANGE: EP21

Class Established:
CSC: 9/91, Ad Board: 10/91

Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 5/09, Ad Board: 6/09

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 5H37