Fugitive Apprehension Agent I
Oklahoma Department of Corrections
Opened 2/10/2017 8:00:00 AM
Deadline 2/23/2017 11:59:00 PM
- $4,451.42 monthly
Full or Part
Office of Inspector
ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO
THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE.
APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.
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.
is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned
responsibilities for performing a full range of investigations concerning inmate
escapes, various crimes, and administrative investigations of policy violations
by staff in an assigned institution, facility or area.
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 one year 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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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)
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)
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)
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.