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|Working under the direction of the Captain—Administrative—Vice & Narcotics—Hope & Recovery Team, the incumbent will oversee the Police Social Worker substance use disorder program. The incumbent will work in the field with the officers and .........|
|Posted On:||Friday, 16th April 2021|
|Category:||Regular Full Time|
|Department:||Police Department - Civilian|
|Shift:||40 hours per week, varies|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$62,804.27 Annually|
Working under the direction of the Captain—Administrative—Vice & Narcotics—Hope & Recovery Team, the incumbent will oversee the Police Social Worker substance use disorder program. The incumbent will work in the field with the officers and respond to overdoses, to connect victims of overdose to treatment. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Information & Communication
The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.
Incumbent supervises Social Worker – Family Recovery court/HART Program. Supervision includes ensuring that the assigned employee adheres to organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, recommend hiring, training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; provides input during performance appraisals, where applicable; recommends disciplinary action for employees in accordance with the applicable union contract for union employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Incumbent has frequent contact with police personnel and other criminal justice agencies. These contacts involve explanation or interpretation of work to provide service, carry out policies and laws and maintain coordination within the department. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Incumbent’s work consists of complex varied, standardized tasks involving the administration of examinations regarding overdoses and substance abuse. Incumbent must possess the ability to make practical application of procedures and techniques that are relevant to the tasks. Incumbent is responsible for supervising the HART Program of the Fort Wayne Police Department and also with coordinating programs and assisting areas. Incumbent will coordinate training as well as provide specialized training for civilian and commissioned officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department and other agencies as required. Incumbent is responsible for adhering to all department regulations and procedures and supervisory review will determine errors in decisions or incorrect laboratory procedures.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.
(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.