JUVENILE PROBATION/PAROLE SPECIALIST 2 - DOUGLAS CSO at Dept. of Juvenile Justice

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Douglasville, Georgia

Job Description:

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Under general supervision, provides social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation. Makes recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatement of offender; including conditional release and education and employment stipulations. Interview probationers and parolees regularly to evaluate their progres in accomplishing goals and maintaining the terms specified in their probation contracts and rehabilitation plans.. Recommend remedial action or initiate court action in response to non-compliance with terms of probation or parole.. Administer drug and alcohol tests, including random drug screens of offenders, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatment programs.. Prepare and maintain case folder for each assigned inmate or offender.. Discuss with offenders how such issues as drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played a role in their criminal behavior.. Conduct pre-hearing and pre-screening investigations and testify in court regarding offenders' backgrounds and recommend sentences and sentencing conditions.. Inform offenders or inmates of requirements of conditional release, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.. Write reports describing offenders' progress.. Investigate legal issues.. Write reports or evaluations. Counsel clients or patients with substance abuse issues.. Arrange for medical, mental health, or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders.. Supervise people on community-based sentences, such as electronically monitored home detention, and provide field supervision of probationers by conducting curfew checks or visites to home, work, or school.

NOTES:

1. This position is eligible for a Military Incentive. This incentive is for current/former service members who have served on active duty.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Two years of experience at the lower level Juv. Probation/Parole Spec 1 (SSP130) or position equivalent.