Probation & Parole Officer 2

Probation & Parole Officer / Agent
Clackamas County Community Corrections - Oregon City, Oregon

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$29.26 hourly
Top Pay:
$37.11 hourly

Job Description

WHO MAY APPLYThis position is for applicants that possess Basic Certification for Probation and Parole Officer from Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). Those that are not Oregon DPSST certified will be inactivated.

In order to be considered for Probation & Parole Officer 2, your faxed, emailed, or mailed copy of your DPSST certificate must be received prior to 11:59 PM (Pacific Time) on the close date of this recruitment. If your DPSST certificate is not received prior to the close date, you may not be considered for this position. Please include JO# 104336 on your document.

Fax Number: (503) 742-5468Email: lindsaywhi@co.clackamas.or.usMailing Address: Clackamas County Department of Human Resources, 2051 Kaen Road, Suite 310, Oregon City, OR 97045

If you are not certified with Oregon DPSST as a Probation and Parole Officer we encourage you to apply for the Probation and Parole Officer 1 position which is an entry-level position when it is posted for application.

CLOSE DATE

This position will remain open until filled. We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time without notice.

JOB INTRODUCTIONClackamas County's Community Corrections Department is seeking qualified and motivated individuals for current Probation & Parole Officer 2 vacancies. This recruitment will be used to create a Probation & Parole Officer 2 eligibility list that may be used to fill additional vacancies during the life of the eligibility list.The Probation & Parole Officer 2 is fully experienced and includes the use of limited peace officer powers.  Probation & Parole Officers are required to carry a firearm. The position requires day-to-day interaction with offenders using basic corrections knowledge and interpersonal communication skills and holds a current Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) certificate for Probation and Parole Officers.  Non-certified Probation & Parole Officers are encouraged to apply for the Probation & Parole Officer 1 position when it is posted for application.

The most competitive candidates will have knowledge of basic concepts and principles of social and corrections case and group work; criminal laws and criminal justice system; and demonstrated skills to effectively work with adult offenders placed on probation and parole.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CLACKAMAS COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS OPENINGS:All Community Corrections positions require a complete Statement of Personal History Form (SPH). Only finalists for the position will need to submit the SPH. You will be notified by Human Resources or Community Corrections when to fill out the SPH. At that time you will receive instructions and a link to the electronic SPH.

To apply and for more information, please review the online job posting at:  http://www.clackamas.us and click on the “Jobs” tab.

Position Closes:    Open Until FilledSalary & Benefits:  $29.26 ­ 37.11/Hourly                    $60,879 ­ $77,201/Annually

Additional incentive add-to-pay includes:Intermediate DPSST Certification - $25 per pay periodAdvanced DPSST Certification - $50 per pay period

Additional Information

WORKING CONDITIONS

Requires limited standing or walking in locations throughout the community (e.g. offenders' residence, placeof employment, jail, work release facility, treatment programs/facilities, etc.); occasional interaction with clients involves physical contact and exposure to hostile attitudes.

WORK SCHEDULE

This position works 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Friday. Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Experience: Must possess Basic Certification for Probation and Parole Officer from Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).

Required Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

•Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Corrections, Social Services, or Psychology - OR - any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills.

•Must possess Basic Certification for Probation and Parole Officer from Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).

•Work experience that includes effectively supervising difficult people with different backgrounds.

•Knowledge of human behavior and adjustment problems in adult offenders.

•Excellent written and oral communication skills.

•Understanding of basic concepts and principles of social and correctional care and group work.

•Must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

•Must successfully pass a post-offer physical assessment and psychological evaluation.

•Must successfully pass an extensive background investigation, which will include national or state fingerprint records check.

•Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

•Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Corrections, Social Services, or Psychology.

•Three (3) or more years of experience in the field of Probation and Parole.

•Competitive candidates must demonstrate work experience that would enable them to effectively supervise difficult people with different backgrounds and provide counseling and motivation to support change.

•Competitive candidates may have a background in social work or counseling.

Contact Informaton

Lindsay White

Clackamas County Community Corrections
Oregon City, Oregon
phone: 503-655-8459

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