New Job Caseworker In Wyoming



Company : State of Wyoming
Salary : $4,063 a month
Location : Wyoming

Full Description

Description and Functions


This position manages a caseload of 45-70 adult male offenders in a minimum-security correctional facility, meeting with the assigned offenders on a regular basis to review goals and programming. Assists in the formation of parole, work release, and treatment plans.

Human Resource Contact: [email protected] 307-328-7426

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.
  • Classifies inmates and completes risk management assessment for program and housing placement, and makes referrals based upon need.
  • Delivers evidence-based programs.
  • Responsible for individualized case planning, monitoring, and reporting correspondence, contacts, and case notes.
  • Responsible for the duties of casework management to include planning and production in all facets of programming and associated documentation.
  • Administers risk/needs assessments.
  • Works with offenders to develop pro-social behaviors and to prepare inmates for successful re-entry into society.
  • Prepares, organizes, schedules, and implements cognitive-behavioral programming and individual interventions.
  • Monitors inmate compliance with established goals and objectives; updates case plans as needed.
  • Facilitates compliance with court-ordered recommendations and parole board actions for offenders.
  • Facilitates attorney-client phone calls and assists security in the day-to-day operations of the unit.



Preference may be given to applicants with a background in Corrections.


  • Knowledge of human behavior, motivation, and interpersonal behavior.
  • Knowledge of the varied techniques of programming/education.
  • Knowledge of social work principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of interviewing and counseling techniques.
  • Knowledge of current social, economic, and health problems and community resources.

Bachelor's Degree (typically in Social Services)
0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Casework)
Education & Experience Substitution:
3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Casework)
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Necessary Special Requirements


  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Exposure to inside and outside environmental conditions; at times in inclement weather.
  • Walking on hard and/or uneven surfaces.
  • Typing/Repetitive motion frequently.

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Successful applicants for employment must pass a background/reference check and drug test prior to appointment.
  • The Wyoming Department of Corrections is a Drug-Free Workplace. Per WDOC policy, all staff are subject to drug testing while employed by the WDOC.
  • The Wyoming Department of Corrections is a Tobacco-Free Workplace and prohibits the taking, carrying, possessing, or introducing of smoking materials, smokeless tobacco, or tobacco substitutes on or into WDOC facilities or grounds.
  • The Wyoming Department of Corrections is in compliance with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) of 2003. It is the policy and practice of WDOC to protect inmates and offenders from abuse, corporal punishment, personal injury, disease, property damage and harassment, and the elimination of prison rape.
  • The Wyoming Department of Corrections has a strict dress code policy to include standards for facial hair, body art, and piercings/gauges. All applicants must meet the standards of this dress code to be considered for employment.
  • The Wyoming Department of Corrections offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, life insurance, paid vacations and sick leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement program, Wyoming State Retirement, and 457 deferred compensation program, longevity pay opportunities for advancement. Please visit our website at

Supplemental Information

080-Department of Corrections - Prisons - Wyoming Honor Farm

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.


The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.