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Probation Parole Officer
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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Probation Parole Officer
PROBATION & PAROLE OFFICER (Helena #64105004) TRAINING ASSIGNMENT: A training assignment may be considered SALARY:$18.46 - $19.86 per hour BENEFITS PACKAGE ELIGIBILITY:Health Insurance, Paid Leave & Holidays, Retirement Plan NUMBER OF OPENINGS: 1 POSITION INFORMATION: Permanent, Full-Time PRIMARY LOCATION: Helena UNION: MEA-MFT CLOSING DATE:06/18/2018 REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: Cover Letter and Resume CONTACT NAME:Holly GederosCONTACT EMAIL:holly.gederos@mt.govCONTACT PHONE:406- 444-1511 MISSION: The Montana Department of Corrections staff enhances public safety, supports the victims of crime, promotes positive change in offender behavior, and reintegrates offenders into the community. If you're looking for an opportunity to affect positive change in the community and at work explore the opportunities available to you through the Montana Department of Corrections. You may be the person we've been looking for to join our team as well! BENEFITS: Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation package! Upon date of hire, employees are eligible for state paid premiums toward employee "core" medical, dental, and basic life insurance coverage. Dependent coverage and supplemental options are also available. Employees earn 15 working days of annual leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10-11 paid holidays each year. Membership in a Retirement System with a state contribution begins upon the first day of employment (vesting criteria applies). Flexible schedules may be considered. NOTICES: The Montana Department of Corrections is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As such, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within twelve months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection. Materials submitted but not requested will not be considered in the selection process. Tobacco Free - Use of all tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco products and tobacco substitutes in Department of Corrections buildings, is prohibited. In secure care facilities possession of tobacco products is also prohibited. JOB DUTIES: This position, guided by the Department of Corrections (DOC) mission, plays a central role in managing the correctional population, promoting public safety and encouraging offenders to make positive life changing decisions for their future. To carry out this responsibility, the officer cooperates with and solicits information from the public and criminal justice system, and supervises and counsels 80-100 offenders. Must have skills and abilities to equally balance social work and law enforcement duties. The officer conducts pre-sentence investigations and makes placement recommendations concerning those offenders sentenced to DOC.These investigations are completed with cooperation from other criminal justices agencies and by using investigative skills; knowledge of laws, rules and regulations pertaining to probation, parole, incarceration, rehabilitation and treatment programs, as well as, knowledge of behavioral science. The officer then makes recommendations for rehabilitation, treatment plans, conditions of probation, the need for incarceration, and appropriate level ( i.e. local jail or Montana State Prison) to the District Court and Parole Board through a written pre-sentence investigation report. Officers refer offenders to appropriate resources or programs using departments supervision standards, a risk and needs assessment as well as knowledge of state and community resources and monitors the progress of the client for compliance. Officers investigate alleged violations of probation or parole using knowledge of policies & procedures pertaining to violations, search warrants & inves

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