State of Washington Class Specification
As a college or university Master's graduate of an accredited institution, trains for and performs professional legal work, community corrections work, social work, juvenile rehabilitation, vocational rehabilitation, or allied assignments.
Incumbents in this class carry a Master's degree in criminal justice, law, social science, psychology, recreation, education or allied discipline.
Incumbents normally advance to the next higher level class in their field following completion of an approved in-training plan of 6-24 months in duration.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
A Master's degree in disciplines such as: criminal justice, law, psychology, sociology, social work, recreation, vocational therapy, education, etc.
College or university students, including state employees, who are enrolled and scheduled to complete their Master's degree requirements within 9 months may apply. The degree must be achieved, however, prior to appointment.
Note: Selective certification may be requested and applied to designated disciplines and/or internship/fellowship/work-study programs.
Class Specification History
New class: 6-12-92
Revised title, definition, distinguishing characteristics, and minimum qualifications: 9-13-02
New class code: (formerly 09240) effective July 1, 2007
Revises desirable qualifications, effective December 23, 2011