Probation Officer Virginia Div of Community Corrections Manassas

posted by admin on January 01, 1970

Short Description :

College or university with coursework in criminal justice or a related human services field or equivalent applicable training or experience Prefer experience making field amp/or home visits to clients Prefer experience keying data into a case management or automated record system such ,…

Full Description :

Application and/or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or 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.

Probation Officers participate in Virginia Law Officers’ Retirement System (VaLORS), which is a defined benefit plan with enhanced benefits for hazardous duty. VaLORS participants are eligible to retire at age 60 with five years of creditable service or as early as age 50 with 25 years of creditable service. A reduced benefit is available at age 50 with five years of creditable service.

To learn more, click here to open the VRS website and view a listing of Retirement Benefits Plans for Commonwealth of Virginia employees.

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.

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. Prefer awareness of Evidence Based Practices.

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 $47,158 – $52,968; based on relevant experience.

This position is located at Probation and Parole District #35 in Manassas, Virginia.

Applications and/or résumés for this position must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted.

The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and/or résumé.

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for 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 when submitting their state application and/or résumé.

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

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


Name Human Resources
Phone 804-887-8123
Fax FAXED APPLICATIONS/RÉSUMÉS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
Email Recruitment[at]vadoc.virginia.gov (Inquiries Only)
Address

EMAILED APPLICATIONS/RÉSUMÉS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

MAILED APPLICATIONS/RÉSUMÉS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION




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