Security Counselor - 29949

Business: State of Minnesota - Department of Human Services - Minnesota Sex Offender Program

Location: Moose Lake, MN

Type: Full Time

Application Start Date: 2021/03/29

Application Deadline: 2021/06/30

Security Counselor - 29949
Job Summary
This announcement will be used to fill multiple, permanent, full-time and intermittent (on-call), Security Counselor vacancies within the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) in Moose Lake. The shifts may be day, rotating (day/evening), or overnight. Applications received from this posting will be used to fill current and future vacancies in this job class at the Department of Human Services through 06/30/2021.
Job duties and responsibilities for the Security Counselor position includes:
• To ensure safety, security, and control is maintained within the facility through consistent and systematic application of established policies/procedures.
• To provide and ensure consistent, fair and humane treatment of clients during the course of daily activities.
• To provide and receive information in an accurate, timely and dependable manner.
• To be competent in the use of security, electrical, mechanical, electronic, and all other equipment associated with the position.
• To be prepared for and respond to any unusual or emergency situations.
• To act in a professional manner and set a good example both on and off the job.
• To use time wisely and to the benefit of the facility.
• To be knowledgeable of and support facility post orders, operating guidelines, instructions, security procedures, and division directives that apply to the duties assigned and to enhance operational methods.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Possess a high school diploma or GED.
• Demonstrated writing skills including writing legible notes.
• Basic computer skills.
• Ability to read and write English sufficient to understand and follow directions and to maintain records and documentation.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Associate’s or Bachelor's degree; OR
• One (1) year of volunteer/work experience which demonstrates skills in human relations capacity sufficient to assist in the resolution of disputes; provide ongoing support and direction to clients and facilitate living, social, and leisure activities.
• Ability to implement treatment strategies, and recognize and report sudden behavioral and physical changes to appropriate staff OR training in therapeutic intervention and behavior management.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

$43,932 -$57,796 annually

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