Community Corrections
Posting Number: 16-50
Job Title: Parole/Probation Officer
 Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to HR by 4PM 6/20/16 
Job Class: Non-Exempt
Job Hours: Full Time
Salary: $3,544.25 to $5,767.72/Mo
 (Based on level of DPSST certification)
Description: Josephine County Community Corrections Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Parole/Probation Officer.  This position is full time and comes with a comprehensive benefits package.  The Parole/Probation Officer supervises individuals on parole or probation within the constraints of court and Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision orders.  Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Maintaining regular home visits, contacting employers, and individuals to ensure compliance with the   conditions of parole and probation.
  • Preparing criminal record checks and conducting investigations and reports for the courts.
  • Testifying in court regarding reports and recommendations.
  • Identifies and refers offenders to appropriate counseling and/or treatment programs.
Requirements: Knowledge of parole and probation practices and philosophy; federal and state laws pertaining to probation and parole; the criminal justice system; the concepts and principles of human behavior and adjustment problems in adult offenders; and substance abuse. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; maintain composure and work effectively in emergency and/or crisis situations; work effectively with adult offenders and their families, law enforcement personnel, social service agencies, and the general public; comprehend, interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations; exercise good judgment and common sense in the application of established policies and procedures; maintain records and prepare accurate reports.  Bachelors Degree preferred; or a satisfactory combination of experience, education, and/or DPSST training.  Final candidate selected for position will be required to pass a drug screening and a thorough background investigation.  Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon Driver's License; safe driving record; Possession of or ability to obtain Board of Police Standards and Training Probation/Parole Certificate within 18 months. 

For more info/application go to or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526.  A County application (all pages) is required; NO resumes only.  EOE
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