Home Confinement Monitor



Department:  Programs

Hours per week: 40/Full Time

Reports directly to:  The Assistant Director and indirectly to the Director and Corporate.

Job Summary:     

Supervise residents who are placed on Home Confinement.  Coordinates with the Program Director, Home Confinement Coordinator, Case Manager(s), Security Monitors, residents and the resident’s employer to ensure the Statement of Work (SOW) is followed.  Specifically oversees the electronic monitoring (EM) component of Home Confinement.

Education and Qualifications: 

High School diploma or GED required.  One year of experience in the reentry/correctional field required.  Additional qualifying education may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.  Must have good communication skills and be able to articulate professionally, verbally and in writing.  Available to work any shift any time any schedule.  Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and social security card issued by the U.S. Social Security Administration, and be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or other person lawfully admitted into the United States.  Must pass federal background check.

Skills and Specifications:

  •      Problem solving, planning and prioritizing
  •     Operate a motor vehicle
  •     Communication skills – written and verbal
  •     Information gathering and monitoring
  •     Flexibility, adaptability, teamwork and customer service orientated
  •     Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  •     Able to manually install electronic monitoring equipment

Job Responsibilities: 

The Home Confinement Monitor shall assume the following job responsibilities:

  • Enroll residents on EM as needed.
  • Review daily status and compliance reports for electronic monitoring and staff any violations with the Home Confinement Coordinator, appropriate Case Manager and, if needed, Program Director.
  • Unhook residents from EM when finished.
  • Inventory EM equipment, order replacements/additional devices as needed.
  • Conducts on-site employment checks a minimum of every seven calendar days, unless the Residential Re-Entry Manager (RRM) has approved bi-weekly on-site visits, or the resident is on EM.
  • Conducts on-site residence checks a minimum of every seven calendar days, unless the RRM has approved bi-weekly on-site visits, or the resident is on EM.
  • Develop home and employment visits schedules with the Case Manager(s) and ensure that Security Monitors are adhering to the telephone contact schedule for all residents.
  • Train weekend staff in telephonic accountability check procedures, particularly noting that if the resident is not working, the employment line must be marked “OFF.”
  • Daily, review all Home Confinement accountability sheets to ensure that the daily calls (from the facility to home and employment and from the resident to the facility) have been made.
  • Daily, review all Home Confinement accountability sheets to ensure that the resident is making twice weekly facility visits.
  • Monthly, obtain phone bills from all Home Confinement residents to verify that resident’s phones do not have call forwarding capabilities.  On completion, file the bills in each resident’s file in accordance with established filing procedures.
  • For residents complying with Home Confinement rules and regulations, and who are deemed appropriate by the Case Manager, make a written request to the RRM to place them on an every two week home and employment on-site monitoring schedule.
  • Ensure that on-sites continue to be done weekly until a signed authorization for modification from the RRM is received and is placed in the Home Confinement skinny file.
  • Review Home Confinement movement sheets to ensure compliance with Statement of Work requirements.
  • Verify that Home Confinement residents’ phones do not have call forwarding capabilities.
  • Prepare a request for removal of residents from Home Confinement if they are not following relevant rules and regulations.   The request is to be made to the Program Director and routed through the resident’s assigned Case Manager.
  • Local travel may be required.
  • Complete all annual training required by contract.
  • Complies with federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Ensures rest and meal breaks are taken in accordance with California law.
  • Reports any violation of company policy, employee handbook Standards of Conduct, etc…
  • Assume and perform other duties as assigned.

 “Working Alternatives, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.”

WORKING ALTERNATIVES INC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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