Josephine County Community Corrections Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Parole/Probation Officer. This position supervises individuals on parole or probation within the constraints of court and Board of Parole and Post-Prison Supervision orders; performs investigations and prepares written reports and recommendations regarding individuals falling under the jurisdiction of the court and BPPPS; and does related work as required. An employee in this classification is responsible for monitoring individuals on parole or probation and for the preparation of related records and reports.
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 www.co.josephine.or.us 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. Open Until Filled. First Review of applications due to HR by 4PM 8/18/15. EOE
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Parole/Probation Officer—Basic Intermediate Advanced