Resourceful HR team collaborator with in-depth knowledge of Benefits, Compensation, Worker's Comp, and FMLA. Highly experienced in information technology, LaGov systems and program management. Works well independently or in team environments. Outstanding analytical skills.
Processes the full range of personnel and payroll actions needed to complete appointments, merit increases, promotions, transfers, separations, etc.
Computes routine pay changes. May compute service time of employees as required. Verifies accuracy of information and makes needed corrections.
Provides general, basic explanation of employee benefit programs and advises employees of various options available under some programs. Reviews benefits documents for accuracy and completeness; forwards to appropriate office.
Provides induction documents to new employees, providing guidance and a general overview of each document; follows up to ensure new employee timely completes all required forms.
Provides grievance forms and routine procedural instructions to employees.
Collects and compiles statistical data required to prepare reports.
Provides assistance to agency personnel on routine or limited Civil Service rules, Federal and State laws, and department policies and procedures in assigned areas.
Schedules interviews. Accepts and screens applications. Verifies eligibility of selected applicants.
Assists supervisors and managers by providing routine information relative to the performance appraisal system. Provides notification of deadlines for completion of appraisal process and follows up to ensure target dates are met.
Ensures that various aspects of inmate incarceration related to public safety, rehabilitation, and inmate welfare are met for inmates from the time of preliminary classification in local facilities through the reception process and subsequent assignment to permanent housing facilities or until discharge from the local facilities.
Coordinates with the sheriffs' offices, clerks of court, parish jail administrators, district attorneys, and judges on various issues related to all new commitments to DPS&C.
Reviews new commitments to ensure compliance with statutory, legal, and department requirements; i.e. valid hard labor sentences, sex offender identification and tracking, multiple offender restrictions, and victim notification.
Screens new commitments to identify candidates for the intensive incarceration program, special treatment programs, or for imminent or immediate releases.
Extracts pertinent information from court minutes, bills of information, state police rap sheets, pre-sentence investigations, and other documents necessary to draft a chronological history of incarceration.
Performs in-depth research on individual criminal records.
Contacts sheriffs, clerks of court, probation personnel (in and out of state), and judges to secure and verify information relevant to time computation.
Performs duties of initial time computation and re-computing inmate sentences.
Functions as the Quality Control analyst to ensure data in the physical record matches automated data base system of CAJUN 2 (Corrections and Justice Unified Network), which is a system used by state, federal, state police, and social services agencies. Inputs data as necessary.
Researches inmate records to determine eligibility for work release, minimum security programs, or furloughs from an institution with special treatment units, or to determine eligibility for work release and furloughs in response to recommendations from administrators of local facilities.
Coordinates with state and federal officials and their respective correctional institutions on various correctional matters concerning inmate custody, release information, filing detainers, or transfers to and from other jurisdictions.
Explains the time computation to inmates, attorneys, families, or other authorized individuals.
Monitors and reviews files to ensure timely processing of releases of all DPS&C commitments housed in parish prisons, community centers, and work release programs. Issues release certificates, forms and other related documents.
Maintained medical records of the offender population. Processed records for daily callouts.
Performs responsible, initial departmental-program duties in accordance with rules, regulations, and policies. May involve communication with other departments.
Processes routine paperwork and/or enters data into a department log or database.
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