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Probation & Parole Officer 2 (Experienced)

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Job Description:

Clackamas County's Community Corrections Department is seeking qualified and motivated individuals for current Probation & Parole Officer 2 vacancies. This recruitment will be used to create a Probation & Parole Officer 2 eligibility list that may be used to fill additional vacancies during the life of the eligibility list.

The Probation & Parole Officer 2 is fully experienced and includes the use of limited peace officer powers. Probation & Parole Officers are required to carry a firearm. The position requires day-to-day interaction with offenders using basic corrections knowledge and interpersonal communication skills and holds a current Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) certificate for Probation and Parole Officers. Probation and Parole Officers will be required to carry firearms issued by the Department in the performance of their duties.

Non-certified Probation & Parole Officers are encouraged to apply for the Probation & Parole Officer 1 position when it is posted for application.

The most competitive candidates will have knowledge of basic concepts and principles of social and corrections case and group work; criminal laws and criminal justice system; and demonstrated skills to effectively work with adult offenders placed on probation and parole.

Required Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Corrections, Social Services, or Psychology - OR - any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge and skills.
• Must possess an active Basic Certification for Probation and Parole Officer from Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST).
• Work experience that includes effectively supervising difficult people with different backgrounds.
• Knowledge of human behavior and adjustment problems in adult offenders.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Understanding of basic concepts and principles of social and correctional care and group work.
• Must successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
• Must successfully pass a post-offer physical assessment and psychological evaluation.
• Must successfully pass an extensive background investigation, which will include national or state fingerprint records check.
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must
possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. Learn more about the County's driving policy.

*Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Corrections, Social Services, or Psychology.
• Three (3) or more years of experience in the field of Probation and Parole.
• Competitive candidates must demonstrate work experience that would enable them to effectively supervise difficult people with different backgrounds and provide counseling and motivation to support change.
• Competitive candidates may have a background in social work or counseling.

Benefits:

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.

This is a full time County position represented by FOPPO.

Federation of Oregon Parole and Probation Officers (FOPPO) Full Time Benefits

Amount of Pay:

$60,879.00

Frequency of Pay:

per year

Other Qualifications:

This position is for applicants that possess Basic Certification for Probation and Parole Officer from Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). Those that are not Oregon DPSST certified will be inactivated.

In order to be considered for Probation & Parole Officer 2, your faxed, emailed, or mailed copy of your DPSST certificate must be received at time of application. If your DPSST certificate is not received, you may not be considered for this position. Please include JO# 104629 on your document.

Fax Number: (503) 742-5468
Email: lindsaywhi@co.clackamas.or.us
Mailing Address: Clackamas County Department of Human Resources, 2051 Kaen Road, Suite 310, Oregon City, OR 97045

If you are not certified with Oregon DPSST as a Probation and Parole Officer we encourage you to apply for the Probation and Parole Officer 1 position which is an entry-level position when it is posted for application.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor

Total Years of Relevant Experience:

2

Age Requirement:

21

U.S. Citizenship:

Yes
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Function:

Direct Supervision of Defendants

Status:

Full-time

Work Schedule:

Weekdays

Posted:

05.10.2018
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Discipline:

Community Corrections

Level:

Mid-level