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Fugitive Apprehension Agent II

Office of Security Threats Intelligence, NW area

Recruitment #171106-I17B-10

Introduction

Office of Security Threats Intelligence, Northwest area of Oklahoma

This position will office out of one of the following facilities:

Bill Johnson Correctional Center, Alva
James Crabtree Correctional Center, Helena
William S. Key Correctional Center, Fort Supply

The applicant chosen must live in the county or within 35 miles of one of the three facilities.

The primary duties of this position are:

• Collects information, then conducts initial assessment, and analysis for the purpose of entry into the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (ODOC) data systems regarding inmates who would pose a threat within the ODOC and projects threat to the outside communities.
• Collects information on threat groups within ODOC which includes criminal street gangs, prison gangs, Mexican drug trafficking cartels, international and domestic terror groups and other threats within ODOC that may also threaten the outside communities.
• Conducts preliminary Investigations into individual(s) and groups that are involved in threat matters to determine if full criminal investigations are warranted.
• Responds to requests for information and assistance from outside law enforcement agencies and others.
• Develops and presents training seminars on individuals and groups involved in threat matters.
• Assist in the development of written products which will assist ODOC and law enforcement agencies in identifying individual(s) and groups involved in threat and the identification of tradecraft used by individual(s) and groups.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for performing advanced level specialized investigations in order to locate, apprehend and return offenders who have escaped the custody of the Department of Corrections. Additional investigations include those related to criminal activities within state correctional facilities, administrative investigations concerning violations of policy by staff, and investigations of facilities to insure compliance with operational procedures concerning inmate security.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

Level II:
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities for a full range of investigations and inspections related to solving crimes committed in a correctional facility, the apprehension of escapees, and violations of agency policies.

Responsibilities may include providing training and assistance to new agents in the completion of various requirements. Employees at this level perform work on high profile cases of wide scope and that are complex in nature. Polygraph examinations are also conducted by employees assigned to this level within the Department of Corrections.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:                                      
Requirements at this level consist of a bachelor’s degree, including at least twenty-four hours in any combination of penology, psychology, sociology, social work, criminology, education, police science or criminal justice administration and three (3) years of professional experience conducting criminal or background investigations for a city, county, state or federal government law enforcement entity or social casework which involved field supervision of offenders for a government agency; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one additional year of qualifying experience for each year of the required education
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NOTE:  No substitution will be allowed for the required three years of qualifying experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Applicants must possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license at time of appointment in order to perform necessary travel; have and maintain physical and mental stamina adequate to perform the work; be willing to be on call twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week; be willing to travel frequently and be away from home for extended periods of time; be willing to transfer where needed and to accept assignment anywhere in the state; pass a rigid character and background investigation; and be willing to accept the physical discomforts and/or dangers inherent in the work.

Applicants will be subject to drug testing.

Fugitive Apprehension Agents shall meet the training and screening requirements conducted by the Department and certified by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training within twelve (12) months of employment. (57 O.S. 510)

No person who has been convicted of a nonviolent felony or crime involving moral turpitude and who has not received a full pardon from the proper authority, or who has been convicted of any other felony offense, is eligible for employment in this job classification. (70 O.S. 3311.E and 21 O.S. 1283.B)

No person who has received a verdict of guilty or pled guilty or nolo contendere to any offense required to register pursuant to the Sex Offender Registration Act is eligible for employment in this job classification. (57 O.S. 589.C)

No person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, who has not been pardoned for, or had the conviction expunged or set aside; or is subject to a court order that restrains the person from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or the partner’s child or engaging in other conduct that would place an intimate partner or the partner’s child in reasonable fear of bodily injury and includes a finding that the person is a credible threat; or who has been dishonorably discharged from any branch of the armed services is eligible for employment in this job classification. (18 U.S.C. 922)

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.



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