Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is hiring a Probation Officer

Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
12 SE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601

Job Title:   Probation Officer

Job Description
This is responsible professional work counseling juveniles and adults in activities related to legal conditions of probation for the Alachua County Department of Court Services/Alternative Sentencing program.

This is an emergency essential classification. Upon declaration of a disaster and/or emergency, all employees in this classification are required to work.

An employee assigned to this classification confers with offenders, legal representatives, family members, and other concerned persons, and reviews documents pertaining to legal and social history of the offender to conduct pre-hearing and/or pre-sentencing investigations and to formulate rehabilitation plans.

Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of the results obtained.

Hours:   40
Starting Pay:   $37,377.60 Annually

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, behavioral sciences, social work, or related field and one year of related professional experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Must satisfactorily complete local, state and national criminal history and fingerprint checks. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status. Must successfully obtain the FDLE Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Certification within one month of employment or upon assignment which requires access to the Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC)/National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Certification must be maintained as a condition of employment; re-certification required every two years. This is a Level One certification.

NOTE: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS VACANCY, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE AT: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alachua

CLOSE DATE/TIME: Tue. 07/16/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time