CORRECTIONAL COUNSELOR 2* - 10062021 - 22976
State of Tennessee
Government , Security , Family Services/Social Work
Position Description / Responsibilities
Summary: Under general direction, is responsible for professional correctional counseling work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: ,This is the working level class in the Correctional Counselor sub-series. An employee in this class supervises a caseload of incarcerated offenders inside a correctional facility. This class is flexibly staffed with and differs from the Correctional Counselor 1 in that an incumbent of the latter performs entry-level work. This class differs from the Correctional Counselor 3 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for leading others in counseling work.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree and experience equivalent to one year of full-time professional social or psychological counseling work.
Substitution of Education for Experience: One year of graduate coursework in a social or behavioral science may be substituted for the year of professional counseling experience.
Substitution of Experience for Education: Full time social or psychological counseling experience can be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis for a maximum of two years; requiring two years of study at an accredited college or university.
One year as a Correctional Counselor with the State of Tennessee Department of Correction.
To apply go to www.tn.gov/careers and search for 22976