Clerical Specialist - CRC

8885 S 68th St, Franklin, WI 53132, USA Req #1719
Friday, May 17, 2024

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Closing Date: May 23, 2024 @11:00pm CST, or upon the receipt of 50 application submissions.




Clerical Specialist

Department: Community Reintegration Center

Full-time, Hourly

Hourly Range: $16.37 - $24.55/hr


Job Summary

Coordination of admission records to ensure the lawful commitment of residents. Review legal documents accompanying all admissions. Interpret commitment/conviction papers and compute complex court orders to determine sentence structure and conditions of the sentence, ensuring accuracy and conformance with legal requirements.


Schedule: Required to work 1st and 2nd shifts, including assigned weekends and holidays. Occasional mandatory overtime is required.


Job Responsibilities

  • Determine Sentence Status - Determine under what conditions the sentence is to be served (i.e., straight time, community access, conditions of probation, es/gps monitoring).
  • Re-Calculate Sentences - As a result of additional/amended sentences. Verify CCAP, JOC’s and 1047’s; contact sentencing courts to verify or clarify information.
  • Process Paperwork - Make any changes and adjustments if needed to update current booking of all residents who had recent court appearances.
  • Authorization of Resident Release - Use legal documentation provided by the courts, probation department and various law enforcement agencies in order to authorize release.
  • Communication – Correspond with judges, attorneys, legal aid societies, public defenders, probation agents, law enforcement agencies, out of state government and correctional services and the public regarding current residents.
  • Award additional good conduct - Award additional good conduct based on entry date, sentence date, length of sentence and institutional behavior under guidelines in WI State Stature 302.43. Enter good days for qualifying sentences.
  • Process of Judgement of Convictions - Check accuracy and make appropriate changes to bookings per court order(s). Process paperwork for probation department and courts for judgements received.
  • Calculate Release Dates - Update all status changes that would impact their current incarceration, making any notable change needed to abide by court order.
  • Update Documentation from Department of Corrections (DOC) - Coordinate revocation orders, provide credit dates for condition time/sanction time served and provide credit dates for residents sentenced to the DOC.
  • Resident Grievances - Read and respond to grievances when received.
  • Ability to push and pull up to 100 lbs.; ability to carry and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education, License/Certification and Experience

  • Current residency within the State of Wisconsin required
  • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License required and must be maintained throughout employment
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • One (1) year or more of work experience in a clerical support role required
  • Intermediate knowledge of all related computer and software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams required
  • Previous data entry experience required
  • Excellent communication skills via phone or in person interactions required
  • Excellent organizational skills required
  • Must be able to work independently


Note: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the State of Wisconsin. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.



Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Other details

  • Job Family 11- Corrections
  • Job Function 6 Administrative Support
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
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