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Probation Officers, also referred to as Community Supervision Officers, oversee those who are sentenced to probation. Duties listed on sample resumes of Probation Officers include preparing pre-sentence investigation reports for court sentencing dates, and supervising probationers receiving a probation sentence by the judicial system. Some employers like to see master's degrees on applicants' resumes, though most prefer a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, justice administration, or a related field. Some programs also encourage students who have not yet graduated to participate in internships related to criminal justice.

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Probation Officer

Recognized for collecting the largest amount of court fees in the Probation Department

  • Supervised a portfolio of 300+ probationers/parolees, by in office visits, telephone reporting and correspondence.
  • Maintained individual case records for future review.
  • Conferred with client, legal representatives, family and other concerned persons.
  • Assisted clients to secure education, employment and rehabilitation services. Followed up with agencies that provided these services.
  • Wrote and presented court reports, researched and arranged placement for clinical services if ordered by court.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
2

Juvenile Probation Officer

Performed duties within policies and procedures of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and [company name]

  • Supervised juveniles under Conditions of Release, Deferred Prosecution, and Adjudicated Court Orders.
  • Prepared court reports and testified in court hearings.
  • Documented cases, organized/created calendars, and completed assignments through the use of Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Ensured compliance, built relationships, made referrals to the community.
  • Successfully managed full caseload through casework, office, school, and home visits.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
Education
3

Probation Officer

Performed all assigned duties relating to effective supervision of felony offenders in order to carry out the orders of the court

  • Investigated and verified offender addresses, places of residence, and employment
  • Established and maintained interagency contact with department heads, division heads, and colleagues on matters of collaborative supervision methods
  • Investigated allegations of non-compliance by probationers charged with crimes that are sexual in nature and determine if the violations merit arrest.
  • Referred probationers to counseling and treatment as required by the court or determined by Probation and monitored treatment progress to determine and maintain compliance
  • Installed and maintained electronic monitoring devices on Sexually Dangerous Predators ordered to lifetime electronic monitoring.
  • Utilized technology to track, monitor, and supervise Sexually Dangerous Predators
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
4

Probation Probation Officer

Managed a caseload of about 250-300 misdemeanor cases.

  • Held revocation hearings in front of judges for violators, and prepared warrants, held interviews and advised probationers of rights.
  • Conducted field sobriety tests on probationers who used alcohol while on probation.
  • Dealt with lawyers in a courtroom setting.
  • In- processed new people that were issued probation and gave them their conditions. Enforced conditions of probation.
  • Collected money for restitution and probation fees.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Juvenile Probation Officer

Provided supervision of juvenile offenders while ensuring safety of the community.

  • Conducted assessment interviews of juvenile offenders and provided adequate recommendations to the Court.
  • Ensured client compliance of Court orders. If appropriate implemented graduated sanctions.
  • Responsible for ensuring victim satisfaction in disposition of cases, including collection of restitution.
  • Worked in collaboration with numerous organizations that provide adequate services to juvenile offenders, including counseling services, community service agencies, and the Department of Children and Families.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Hispanic Studies
6

Juvenile Probation Officer

Created and developed detailed and time-sensitive Court reports to assist in determining appropriate dispositions for juveniles placed on probation

  • Provided testimony in Family and Juvenile Court proceedings
  • Collaborated with attorneys, law enforcement, Court personnel, school personnel, and guided families through the Court process
  • Conducted searches of juveniles on probation, executed active warrants, and detained probation violators
  • Counseled families and supervised juveniles on probation with family and school issues
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Information Systems
BA
Sociology / Social Work
MA
Criminal Justice And Social Services
7

Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Plan, direct, supervise, coordinate, and evaluate the programming and the personnel of the [company name]

  • Coordinate and obtain all federal and state grants, such as Medical Assistance, Title IV-E, TANF, Act 148 and Managed Care Organizations.
  • Review and evaluate statewide and local statistical reports regarding, among other issues, Balanced Approach to Restorative Justice issues.
  • Formulate and manage a yearly budget for the general operations and salaries of the Department and administered contractual obligations involving the department.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
26
years
at this job
BS
Behavioral Science
MS
Administration Of Justice
8

Probation Officer

  • Supervised men and women sentenced to probation.
  • Assessed needs of new probationers.
  • Formulated and implemented a treatment plan to prevent recidivism.
  • Conducted monthly interviews with probationers.
  • Referred probationers to treatment or educational programs when appropriate.
  • Prepared violations of probation and appeared in court when needed.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
9

Case Manager Probation Officer

Supervised probationers assigned to community agencies by the judge

  • Conducted drug screenings and searches of offenders as required
  • Provided guidance to probationers under supervision
  • Determined the circumstances that warranted modifications of court orders and initiated those modifications.
  • Carefully documented facts and testified in court regarding the probationer's activities, behavior and quality of adjustment while under supervision.
  • Maintained accurate and up-to-date case records
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Criminal Justice
10

Probation Officer Intern

Observed Probation Officer's daily activities including conducting interview, preparing reports, and filing paperwork

  • Coordinated with Probation Officers in filing reports as well as typing documents, including Probation rules and travel permits.
  • Observed court room procedures for Probation Officers
  • Increased understanding of the CMS system used by Probation Officers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice

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