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State of Michigan Forensic Security Assistant 8-E10 in Saline, Michigan

Job Description

The MDHHS mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for residents to be self-sufficient. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. For more information, please visit our MDHHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan.

This is a non-professional position performing direct nursing care duties, transportation, and security, at an adult mentally ill forensic facility. Employees are subject to the volatility of psychiatric, forensic patients in a therapeutic inpatient hospital setting. Employees must use some independent judgment in the performance of this work. Error in many areas could cause negative consequences. This work requires skill in working with mentally ill patients, employees and the general public. Requires physical agility in order to respond to a variety of patient care andsecurity related functions. Oversees and participates with patients in therapeutic activities of daily living and diversional activities.

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To be considered for this position you must:

  • Apply for this position online via NEOGOV; click on "Apply" in the job posting for instructions on submitting your electronic application. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
  • Relevant experience and/or education referred to in the supplemental questions must be documented in the resume, transcript and/or application to allow for accurate screening.
  • Attach a resume identifying specific experience and dates of employment. Dates of employment should include month and year and hours per week.
  • Attach a cover letter.
  • If applicable, attach a copy of an official transcript(s). We accept scanned copies of official transcripts. We do not accept web-based, internet, or copies of unofficial transcripts. Official transcripts provide the name of the institution, confirmation that a degree was awarded and on what date, and the registrar's signature. *Failure to complete any of the above items may result in your application not being considered. See instructions for attaching files here: *Instructions Required Education and Experience


Completion of 21 semester (32 term) college credits including 15 semester (23 term) credits in one or a combination of the following areas: counseling and guidance, psychology, sociology, social work, human services, social services, criminal justice, criminology, family relations, pastoral counseling, nursing, occupational therapy, and recreational therapy.


Forensic Security Assistant 8

No specific type or amount is required.

Forensic Security Assistant 9

One year of experience equivalent to a Forensic Security Assistant 8.

Forensic Security Assistant E10

Two years of Forensic Security Assistant experience including one year as a Forensic Security Assistant 9.

Additional Requirements and Information

Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications

Eighteen years of age at time of employment.

Willingness to submit to a thorough background investigation designed to measure the applicant's suitability for forensic security assistant work.

Successful completion of required training.

Possession of a valid driver's license.

*Your application for any position does not guarantee you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results. *

This position is located at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry: 8303 Platt Road, Saline, MI 48176.

As a Condition of Employment:* *this position requires successful completion of a background investigation and a criminal records check.

The Department of Health & Human Services reserves the right to close this posting prior to its original end date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

For information about this specific position, please email MDHHSVacancies@michigan.gov. Please reference the job posting number in subject line.

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Salary: $18.56 - $30.17 Hourly

Location: Saline, MI

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Health and Human Services - Forensic Center

Job Number: 3920-21-CFP-011-FILL

Closing: Continuous


Agency: State of Michigan

Address: 400 South Pine Street Lansing, Michigan, 48909

Phone: (800) 788-1766 State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan