CORRECTIONAL PROBATION OFFICER Job Listing at MyFlorida in CHIEFLAND, FL
70011615-51231717-20130125070102 Agency Name: Corrections
Working Title: CORRECTIONAL PROBATION OFFICER
Broadband/Class Code: 33-3012-02
Position Number: 70011615
Annual Salary Range: $33,478.12 - $51,603.24
Announcement Type: Open Competitive
Facility: CIRCUIT 8 - Chiefland
Closing Date: 6/30/2013
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THIS ADVERTISEMENT POOL IS FORCERTIFIEDSTATE OF FLORIDA CORRECTIONAL PROBATION OFFICER APPLICANTS ONLY
THIS ADVERTISEMENT POOL IS FOR CURRENT AND UPCOMING POSITIONS ASSIGNED TO OFFICES IN LEVY COUNTY
THE MINIMUM BIWEEKLY SALARY IS $1,287.62.
AT A MINIMUM, SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS:
Be a United States Citizen.
Be at least 19 years of age.
Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Possess a valid driver's license.
Pass a drug test and a physical examination.
Pass a thorough background investigation and fingerprinting.
Must not have been convicted of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement.
Must not have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of Domestic Violence.
Must not have received a dishonorable or bad conduct discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Successful applicant must pass a background screening and fingerprinting.
Successful completion of a urine drug test will be a condition of employment.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, eligible veterans and spouses of veterans will receive preference in employment and are encouraged to apply. For applicants claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach supporting documentation that includes character of service (for example, DD form 214 Member Copy #4) when you apply for a vacancy. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110. All documentation is due by the closing date of the job announcement.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST:
1. Complete a State of Florida Employment Application.
2. Go to the websitehttp://www.fldocjobs.com/paths/cpo/suppapp.htmland review the CORRECTIONAL PROBATION OFFICER SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS information sheet (DC-871).
3. Complete the following forms:
DC2-855, Correctional Probation Officer Willingness Questionnaire and
DC2-873, Correctional Officer/Correctional Probation Officer Supplemental Application.
Submit your completed Employment Application and forms directly to People First Staffing Administration either on-line, by mail or by faxno later than 11:59 PM on the closing date. You must ensure that the 8 digit requisition number is clearly noted at the top of each page.
People First Staffing Administration Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 44058
Jacksonville, FL 32231-4058
FAX # 1-888-403-2110
If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at
1-877-562-7287 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
JOB FAMILY: PROTECTIVE SERVICE
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: CORRECTIONAL ENFORCEMENT
OCCUPATION: CORRECTIONAL ENFORCEMENT
This is work providing custody, care and control of inmates in a penal or rehabilitative institution and/or residents in a mental health facility in accordance with established regulations and procedures. Also, this is work supervising, investigating, assessing, counseling and monitoring offenders on probation or post prison release supervision.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Monitors conduct of inmates, according to established policies, regulations, and procedures, to prevent escape or violence.
Takes inmates into custody and escorts to locations within and outside of facility, such as visiting room, courtroom, health facility or airport.
Inspects locks, window bars, grills, doors, and gates at correctional facility, to prevent escape.
Uses weapons, handcuffs, and physical force to maintain discipline and order among inmates.
Searches inmates, cells, and vehicles for weapons, valuables, drugs or other contraband.
Guards facility entrance to screen visitors.
Records information, such as inmate’s identification, charges, and incidences of inmate disturbance.
Serves meals and distributes commissary items to inmates.
Uses investigative and interrogation techniques and arrest procedures.
Collects, analyzes and interprets evidence to write, review and evaluate reports.
Supervises and evaluates offender progress and recommends intensity of supervision.
Assist offenders in security jobs, maintains contacts with business organizations and employment agencies and arranges for employment interviews.
Review case records to determine nature and extent of inmate or offender’s criminal record and current and prospective social problems.
Reviews and evaluates legal and social history and progress of offender or inmate.
Informs offender or inmate of requirements of conditional release, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.
Counsels offender and refers offender to social resources of community or specialized treatment programs.
Provides guidance to inmates or offenders, such as development of vocational and educational plans, self-betterment programs and available social services.
Formulates management plan for each assigned offender or inmate.
Conducts on-going interview with offender and resources associated with offender or inmate and institutional personnel to determine social progress, individual problems, needs, interest, attitude and progress.
Confers with inmate or offender's family to identify needs and problems, and to ensure that family and business are attended to.
Makes recommendations concerning conditional release or institutionalization of offender or inmate. Evaluates risk factors of placing offender in community.
Provides surveillance, supervision and control of offenders.
Represents the department in all revocation hearings for assigned offenders by providing court testimony, information and recommendations to judges regarding offender case and probation or sentence violations.
Coordinates interstate and intrastate transfer cases.
Prepares and maintains case folder for each assigned inmate or offender.
Conducts pre-hearing or pre-sentencing investigations and testifies in court.
Conducts special investigations.
Conducts warrantless arrests of offenders under specified circumstances to protect the public.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
This occupation requires certification in accordance with Chapter 943, Florida Statutes, and completion of the Basic Recruit Training Course for Correctional Probation Officers and incumbents must be eligible for, or possess a current employment certificate of compliance issued by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.
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