Correctional Care and Treatment Worker Employment Register

Maine, ME 04736, USA | *Corrections- Employment Registers | Full-time

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Job Class Code: 5248
Grade: 18
Salary: $18.93/hr to 24.00/hr 
Open: June 1, 2020
Closed: Until Closed

Candidates who are interested in future job opportunities as a Correctional Care and Treatment Worker should apply for this opening. If you qualify, your name will be placed on a register. When there is a vacancy the agency will request names from this register. See "Review Process" below for more detail. 

This position is responsible for supporting mental health professionals and security staff in the development, implementation, adjustment, and ongoing delivery of prisoners' care and treatment in a correctional facility. Employee is a participating member in the interdisciplinary treatment team. The primary focus of this work is the coordination and monitoring of individual treatment plans (ITP's).

 Typical Duties

  • Interviews prisoners in order to gather information and assist professional staff in the development of psychosocial files and ITP's.
  • Monitors and documents prisoner behavior, analyzes prisoner progress, and prepares and submits regular and/or special written reports to treatment team in order to provide information and assist in the implementation of ITP's.
  • Coordinates scheduling of prisoner activities in order to ensure required attendance in accordance with terms and conditions of ITP's.
  • Maintains and monitors case/ITP files in order to ensure documentation is up-to-date and in compliance with applicable laws and regulation.
  • Counsels and assists prisoners individually and in groups in order to provide emotional support, guidance, and/or referral to mental health and/or other staff to resolve problems and issues.
  • Interviews prisoners in order to identify prisoner problems/issues and gather information to be used in determining ITP effectiveness.
  • Confers with treatment team colleagues in order to provide information and recommend modifications and/or adjustments to ITP's as necessary.
  • Maintains unit classification files, assists prisoners with preparation of classification/program requests, and confers and consults with classification staff in order to maintain and provide information.
  • Responds to security emergencies in order to provide assistance to security staff and assist in ensuring facility and prisoner security.



In order to qualify, you must have, a five (5) year combination of education, training, and/or experience providing knowledge of case management principles and practices and/or correctional care and treatment programs.

  • Exam Plan: Will consist of a numerical evaluation of Training & Experience (100%).



The information you provide with your application will be compared to criteria developed by experts who are familiar with this job and its requirements, and converted to a numerical score. If you have met the minimum qualifications you will be placed on a register with the Bureau of Human Resources.


Certification to Vacancies

Eligibility lists for each classification are comprised of applicants who have successfully completed all phases of the examination process.

When a request to fill a vacancy is received, the names of the top six candidates (more if there are tie scores) are sent to the hiring agency. Normal order of referral is:

  1. Employees on lay-off status from Maine State Government
  2. Current employees of the hiring agency
  3. Current Maine State Employees in other hiring agencies
  4. Candidates on reemployment status (former Maine State Employees)
  5. Candidates not currently employed by the State of Maine


BENEFITS (updated July 1, 2020)

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 18.91% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($400.34) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can increase state-paid health insurance benefits by 5%.


Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.