Virginia State Government Probation Officer: P&P District #37/Rocky Mount - #P3709 in Franklin, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Contributes to the agency’s public safety mission by supervising and counseling clients in the community setting. Works directly with clients in support of the Department’s reentry mission. Interviews, gathers, verifies and evaluates information to prepare pre-sentence investigations including sentencing recommendations/suggestions. Informs clients of conditions of supervision and develops case plans. Directly monitors clients’ behavior. Maintains case files and documents case activities. Investigates, reports, and follows up on alleged client violations to determine appropriate and available sanctions. Prepares sentencing guidelines and testifies in circuit court.

Minimum Qualifications

Valid driver’s license. Recent experience working directly with diverse groups of clients, co-workers and community agencies in a criminal justice and/or human services setting to accomplish collaborative and individual goals. Recent experience providing high volume case management supervision and documenting case activities on an on-going basis in a fast paced criminal justice and/or human services setting. Experience providing counseling and targeted intervention to criminal justice and/or human services clients on an ongoing basis in a fast paced, high volume setting. Experience making referrals to service/program providers and to management for review. Experience gathering information, creating and presenting reports to criminal justice &/or judiciary entities, administrative officials, courts or the Parole Board. Demonstrated skill in the use of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, and Excel. Knowledge of Evidenced Based Practices and how it is utilized.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in criminal justice or a related human services field or equivalent applicable training or experience. Prefer experience making field &/or home visits to clients. Prefer experience keying data into a case management or automated record system such as VACORIS, Badge, etc. Prefer experience in completing risk assessments and developing case plans.

Special Requirements

All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $36,731 – $42,842; based on relevant experience.

This position is located at Probation and Parole District #37 in Rocky Mount, Virginia.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.

Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.

A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application.

Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.

This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times.

Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application.

The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Contact Information
Name

Human Resources

Phone

804-887-8123

Fax

FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

Email

Recruitment@vadoc.virginia.gov (Inquiries Only)

Address

EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

Working Title: Probation Officer: P&P; District #37/Rocky Mount - #P3709

Role Title: Probation Officer I - 69091

Job Open Date: 07/14/2017

Job Close Date: 07/21/2017

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $36,731 - Minimum

Agency: Div of Community Corrections (767)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Franklin County - 067

Position Number: P3709

Job Posting Number: 1026901

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 04