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Probation and Parole Officer I

Recruitment #130123-I40A-03

Introduction

This position is located at the Altus Probation and Parole Sub-Office.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are responsible for performing routine professional social service and law enforcement duties in the areas of assessment of criminogenic need, transition plan design, treatment referral and on going monitoring of offender behavior.  Supervision services are provided in the community for probationers, parolees and inmates in re-entry programs for the purpose of increasing public safety through the reduction of future criminal behavior.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Probation and Parole Officer job family consists of four levels which are distinguished based on the type and complexity of work, supervision received and the responsibility assigned for supervision of others.

Level I:
This is the basic level where the incumbents perform entry-level duties involved in the supervision of probationers,  parolees  and  inmates in  re-entry  programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:
Education and experience requirements at this level consist of the statutory requirements of Title 57 O.S. Section 515:  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including at least twenty-four semester hours in any combination of psychology, sociology, social work, criminology, education, criminal justice administration, penology or police science.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position and possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

Applicants will be subject to drug testing.

NOTE:  Probation and Parole Officers shall meet all of the training and qualifications for peace officers required by Section 3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes (57 O.S. 515) to include any psychological or physical testing required by Section 3311 for eligibility to complete a basic police course or be certified as a peace officer.

No person who has been convicted of a nonviolent felony or crime involving moral turpitude and who has not received a full pardon from the proper authority, or who has been convicted of any other felony offense, is eligible for employment in this job classification. (70 O.S. 3311.E and 21 O.S. 1283.B)

No person who has received a verdict of guilty or pled guilty or nolo contendere to any offense required to register pursuant to the Sex Offenders Registration Act is eligible for employment in this job classification. (57 O.S. 589.C)

No person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, who has not been pardoned for, or had the conviction expunged or set aside; or is subject to a court order that restrains the person from harassing, stalking, or threatening an intimate partner or the partner’s child or engaging in other conduct that would place an intimate partner or the partner’s child in reasonable fear of bodily injury and includes a finding that the person is a credible threat; or who has been dishonorably discharged from any branch of the armed services is eligible for employment in this job classification. (18 U.S.C. 922)

Selection Plan

Scores Based On: 100% Written Test 

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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