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Kentucky Department of Corrections

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Probation & Parole Officer

Job ID: 52768
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Job Description:

Supervises and counsels all assigned probationers, parolees and other designated clientele. Interviews client to gather information. Maintains dialogue with client. Investigates and verifies information. Advises client of legal rights. Formulates, develops and monitors plan of supervision for client. Acts as liaison between client and legal and enforcement authorities. Makes contacts, referrals and arrangements for client's housing, employment, education, etc. Prepares and maintains detailed client records and reports. Provides testimony and evidence in hearings or trials concerning violation of terms of probation or parole. When necessary, arrests and/or transports violators to proper authority. Prepares all necessary documentation requested by courts, central office, or Parole Board for hearings or legal purposes. Prepares and investigates all special assignments such as pardon, commutation of sentence and out of state requests. Provides all client services as mandated by law, regulation or policy.

Upon appointment, employees in this class may be required to maintain a valid driver's license and required to drive a licensed vehicle. This status may be necessary for the length of time in this class. If this is necessary it will be listed in the specific position description for that position. Applicants and employees in this job title may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check. Applicants and employees in positions which perform job duties that may require contact with offenders in the custody or supervision of the Department of Corrections or with youth in the care, custody, or supervision of the Department of Juvenile Justice must meet qualifications pursuant to the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, 28 C.F.R.115.17 and 115.317.

Applicants may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.
Work opportunities tax credit hires include Veterans.
Apply online at https://careers.ky.gov.
Contact the Recruitment Branch at 502-564-4636 or DOC.Recruit@ky.gov for questions.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D 

Amount of Pay:


Frequency of Pay:

per month

Other Qualifications:

Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree.

Must be 21 years of age

Minimum Education:


Age Requirement:



Direct Supervision of Defendants






Prisons & Institutions



Application Deadline: