Woodbury County

Jail Alternative Coordinator-Sioux Rivers Region

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Woodbury County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will consider reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the Employer. Applicants for employment should contact the Human Resources Dept., Room 701, of the Woodbury County Court House between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. for further information. Deadline for receipt of applications shall be: 4:30 p.m.,Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 or until filled.   www.woodburycountyiowa.gov Human Resources Dept., Rm. 701 Woodbury County Court House 620 Douglas Street Sioux City, IA 51101 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Posted On: Wednesday, 8th February 2017
Department: Sioux River Region
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Graduate Degree
Pay Rate: $53,000/year
Duration: Permanent Fulltime
Travel: LeMars, Orange City, Sioux City
Job Description:

Coordinates all aspects of the Jail Alternatives Program including crisis intervention and jail diversion for individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders, within the Sioux Rivers Regional Service areas of Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury counties. Develop program procedures and protocol. Serves as a member of the Jail Alternative Program providing assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plan development. Refers individual to identified treatment providers and monitors individual participation/performance and evaluation of services. Maintain individual case files and program records. This position is under the direct authority of the Designated Law Enforcement Personnel for daily operations; Sioux Rivers CEO for programmatic and budgetary operations.

Preferred Skills:


Minimum Education and Experience Required to Perform Essential Functions:

  • Master's degree in clinical social work, clinical psychology, or mental health counseling and a minimum of 2 years of post-degree experience in mental health, preferably in coordinating jail diversion and/or crisis intervention services. Substance abuse background training and supervisory experience is preferred.                    
  • Special requirements: Licensed independent social worker (LISW), licensed master social worker (LMSW), or mental health counselor (LMHC). Valid driver's license and insurable under county liability coverage. May require use of personal vehicle for county business.