Changing Aspen Leaves - RMNP

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Treatment Services Coordinator

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$25.11 $35.15 $4,352.32 $6,092.55 $52,223.00 $73,112.00


Supervises and monitors inmates or offenders placed under a court-ordered custody or alternative sentencing program, including those placed into treatment programs.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.
  • Receives general supervision from a department or program manager, Assistant Director, or Clinical Director.
  • Exercise direct/indirect, supervision of positions, employees, operations, and activities within Treatment Services. May include coordinating staff training; assigning and reviewing work; participating in the interview and selection process; making recommendations impacting pay, status, and disciplinary action; evaluating performance independently or in conjunction with a higher-level supervisor/manager; and approving time off.
  • Act as a resource or expert in program area; provide technical guidance to less experienced staff. Serve on-call duty to provide assistance and direction to staff.
  • Provide assistance to management staff in the development, review and implementation of program policies, procedures, and services.
  • Serve on inmate/offender disciplinary committee.
  • May assume duties of direct supervisor on a temporary basis and as assigned.
  • Provide program back up, on call consultation, and technical assistance to staff.
  • Participate on department management team and internal committees, coordinate and conduct regular staff meetings, serve as liaison to local collateral agencies, provide public communication and education, respond to inquiries and complaints.
  • Determine initial and on-going eligibility for programs including appropriate level of care as designated by licensing rules and/or Statements of Work, grants, contracts; request and review criminal histories on incoming inmates/offenders. Including bed utilization and offender movement into and out of treatment programs.
  • Coordinate and conduct inmate classes, services, and programs within and outside of treatment services.
  • In accordance with the parameters of the program, provide services to, supervise and/or monitor inmates/offenders in  a detention, and community based treatment programs
  • Conduct orientations to new inmates/offenders to explain facility and/or program rules and procedures.
  • Monitor inmate living, work, and treatment areas; assign and supervise work assignments.
  • Monitor the safety and security of facility and control of contraband including conducting searches of inmates/offenders classrooms, and living areas; conducting security checks of facility, facility perimeter, windows, doors, and work areas; conducting checks of inmate possessions, mail, and visitors; and supervising visits.
  • Work with courts, probation, and other law enforcement agencies regarding inmate compliance and progress with programs; coordinate with community agencies, employers, and related groups to facilitate employment, work projects, transportation, continuity of care, and/or community service commitments.
  • Perform administrative and record keeping duties in support of program; document inmate/offender behavior and program activities; maintain inmate/offender records; process various billing and/or program and related agency documents, including grant reporting.
  • Testify in court or for the Parole Board as required.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Evidenced based principles and practices in the provision of correctional and treatment services to male and female offenders.
  • Principles, practices, and objectives as related to crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and treatment methods in an inmate/offender treatment  and detention programming.
  • Scope and application of laws and regulations pertaining to treatment licensure and statement of work, correctional facilities, inmate confinement, and/or alternative sentencing programs.
  • Practices and techniques of counseling and interviewing.
  • Court and criminal justice processes and systems.
  • Record keeping and reporting procedures including grants.
  • Principles of human behavior, and stages of change.
  • Supervisory principles, procedures, and methods including selection, training, clinical supervision, discipline, and evaluation.
  • Routine software and business applications including, but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and databases.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Read and comprehend department and County rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Supervise and mentor professional and support staff in a productive and positive manner.
  • Supervise inmates and organize large inmate groups to accomplish designated tasks.
  • Effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict.
  • Perform CPR and respond in a medical emergency.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.
  • Understanding and ability to manage and accomplish complex projects requiring documented progress and outcomes.


  • Three years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities. Preference to experience in a state licensed program.
  • Equivalent to a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Human Services, Public Administration, or a related field.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License with passenger endorsement.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certifications by date of hire.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, mental health and substance counseling certification and/or licensure. Mental Health Licensure preferred. Chemical Addictions Counselor certification preferred
  • Maintain continuing education hours annually or as required.

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