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Title

Adult Probation Officer

County

Lake County Criminal Probation Department

Responsibilities

The Probation Officer thoroughly investigates the offender's personal history, background, and environment. The Officer assembles the compilation of information for the court to assist the court in determining punitive or rehabilitative action. The Officer should be prepared to testify as to the facts contained in the report. The Officer interviews probationers to determine the effectiveness of probation supervision and areas where casework counseling is needed. The Officer refers probationers to social resources in the community for assistance in rehabilitation, enforces or ensures the enforcement of court orders, and will recommend the revocation of probation and/or modification of court orders when necessary.

Qualifications

- Must be an American Citizen
- Shall not be less than twenty-one years of age
- Have a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university.
- Shall take and pass an examination for prospective Probation Officers prior to employment or within six months from the date the person is first employed as a Probation Officer
- Is required to attend the Probation Officers Academy conducted by the Indiana Office of Court Services within one year from the date the Officer is employed

NOTE: The qualifications established by the Indiana Office of Court Services shall be minimum qualifications only, and the Senior Judge or Judges of the Criminal Division may require higher qualifications for the prospective Probation Officers.

Education

Bachelor Level

Salary

Minimum Salary Schedule for Probation Officers as established by the Judicial Conference of Indiana (The schedule can be found at http://www.in.gov/judiciary/probation/2343.htm)

Apply Before

2019-11-13

To

Angela McFerrin, Director of Probation

Email

mcferal@lakecountyin.org

Street

2293 North Main Street

City

Crown Point

State

IN

Zip

46307

 

Title

Adult Probation Officer

County

Shelby

Responsibilities

Meets with clients according to probation terms, risk, and/or needs assessment and when appropriate, schedule to assess alcohol and/or drug use history and degree of abuse; admits clients into probation and works with them to develop appropriate treatment program, including discussing available options, toward completing terms of probation, evaluates progress, reviews deficiencies when necessary, makes referrals, and scheduling/coordinating services with providers.

Monitors status of client's progress with treatment and compliance with procedures. Maintains client files following department guidelines, and federal and state guidelines regarding confidentiality. Completes forms and files reports as needed regarding compliance of clients.

May be required to prepare presentation material, schedule attendees and classroom requirements and provides Indiana Office of Court Services approved education curriculum to clients.

Testify in legal proceedings as required and presents oral and written information regarding client compliance. Prepares and submits various reports for courts as required.

Reviews and processes reports from treatment agencies concerning progress of clients; reviews all open cases and notifies agencies of clients running out of time.

Conducts special meetings with clients to review non-compliance with probation terms, as needed; prepares affidavits and petitions, appears in court to testify to probation violation allegations and takes appropriate actions, including petitioning court to revoke or modify probation when necessary.

Enters client data into computer assuring accuracy and completeness of all information, maintains client files, records case activity into computer databases; composes detailed notes in computer database to document all case activities, including all contact with clients, their families, and other concerned persons.

Maintains and continually updates individual files for each client. Closes out files/cases periodically, reviewing all client documentation to assure proper completion of all probation terms; completes final documents and reports as required.

Makes and/or responds to a variety of phone calls concerning clients, including taking complaints, providing and requesting information, reviewing participation requirements for treatment programs and related services and locating clients/victims when necessary.

Composes a variety of letters, memos, and legal documents, including court petitions for modifications of probation, early releases, unsatisfactory releases, and hearings; assigns typing and data entry duties to support staff as needed.

Conducts monthly case load review, verifying completeness of notes and related paperwork and discussing problems with Chief PO or designee, compile and forward reports to Programs Director and agencies, as directed.

Attends training seminars and workshops and complete other professional development workshops, training, and education as required.

Conducts urine drug tests on a frequent, random basis as needed and maintains drug test records; performs alcohol-sensor tests as needed.

Attends regular staff meetings and confers individually with Programs Director, Chief Probation Officer and courtroom Judges as needed.

Performs Probation Officer duties as assigned by the Chief of Probation or designee.

Performs related and/or other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree is required.

Successful applicant will become, if not already, C-SAM qualified within a specific time frame as a condition of employment.

Knowledge of standard office policies and ability to apply such knowledge to a variety of interrelated processes, tasks, and operations.

Organizational skills are necessary to monitor large numbers of clients effectively.

Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other county departments, state judicial center, drug and alcohol treatment centers, and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities, and disabilities.

Ability to work alone and with others in a team environment with minimum supervision, and work on several tasks at the same time, often under pressure.

Education

Bachelor's Degree

Salary

Based on Indiana Probation Officer Salary Schedule found at http://www.in.gov/judiciary/probation/2343.htm

Apply Before

2019-11-15

To

Terri Bodine

Email

terri.bodine@co.shelby.in.us

Street

407 S. Harrison St., Rm. 303

City

Shelbyville

State

IN

Zip

46176

 

Title

Probation Officer

County

Montgomery

Responsibilities

Please see this downloadable PDF document containing Adult and Juvenile Probation Officer Responsibilities.

Qualifications

See linked document above.

Education

Bachelor Level

Salary

Minimum Salary Guidelines found at http://www.in.gov/judiciary/probation/2343.htm
(potential additional pay)

Apply Before

2019-11-19

To

Chief Probation Officer Andria Geigle

Email

andria.geigle@montgomerycounty.in.gov

Street

307 Binford Street

City

Crawfordsville

State

IN

Zip

47933

 

Title

Adult Probation Officer

County

Kosciusko

Responsibilities

Supervise adults on probation, prepare reports for the Court.

Qualifications

Must be a State of Indiana Certified Probation Officer or meet the requirements for certification.

Education

Bachelor Level

Salary

Rate according to the Salary Schedule for Probation Officers found at http://www.in.gov/judiciary/probation/2343.htm

Apply Before

2019-12-01

To

Tammy Johnston

Email

tjohnston@kcgov.com

Street

121 N. Lake Street

City

Warsaw

State

IN

Zip

46580

 

Title

Case Manager Community Corrections

County

Jefferson County (Madison, IN)

Responsibilities

Jefferson County Court Services is accepting resumes for a Full-time Case Manager Position responsible for supervising and monitoring participants placed in Community Corrections programs. The position pay is determined by education and experience, is 35 hours per week, and includes the Jefferson County Government Benefits package. Shift hours are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm including some evenings and weekends. Hours and days are flexible.

Case Manager duties include: meeting weekly with program participants; administering risk assessments and substance abuse assessments; developing case plans; monitoring progress on goals established in the case plan; writing evaluations for Court recommendations; monitoring weekly schedules; conducting home visits; administering drug screens; writing reports; facilitating cognitive-based programming; attending training for continuous education; testifying in Court; and other case management duties.

Case Managers must have working knowledge of standard computer software, knowledge of local, state, and federal laws, understanding of substance abuse addictions and mental health conditions, and the ability to effectively work with participants to promote and model positive change.

Qualifications

Previous experience working with clients who have substance abuse or mental health conditions.

Education

Bachelor Level

Salary

$36,000 and up

Apply Before

2019-12-15

To

Amber Finnegan

Email

amber.finnegan@jeffersoncounty.in.gov

Street

108 E 2nd Street

City

Madison

State

IN

Zip

47250

 

Title

Probation Officer

County

Wayne County

Responsibilities

Complete Job Description, Employment Application and submission instructions available at: https://www.co.wayne.in.us/web/jobs/index.php

Open until position is filled.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor Level

Salary

$35,207.00/per the Wayne County Probation Officer Salary Schedule

Apply Before

2020-01-16

To

Pam Hicks (Human Resources)

Email

phicks@co.wayne.in.us

Street

401 East Main Street

City

Richmond

State

IN

Zip

47374

 

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