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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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Deputy Probation Officer II

Prepared variety of court reports in a timely manner.

  • Participated in experiential outdoor/wilderness program.
  • Facilitated preventive youth groups in local schools.
  • Maintained positive relations with multiple agencies and organizations.
  • Arrested and transported probationers.
  • Involved with searches and discovering violations of probation.
  • Supervised juvenile and adult caseload.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Sociology
22

Adult Probation Officer

Managed adult caseload of over 200 male and female defendants sentenced to probation.

  • Performed intake and initial defendant assessment to determine risk levels, and set
  • Conducted home and work site visits.
  • Prepared progress reports for sentencing court, prosecution, and home counties when defendant being supervised as transfer.
  • Made referrals for drug treatment, mental health counseling and anger management
  • Submitted violations to sentencing court when defendant in violation of probation
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Sociology / Criminology
23

Juvenile Probation Officer

Held children accountable for their actions

  • Determined if children required release, detention or shelter care
  • Recommended children for informal adjustment or probation
  • Collaborated with other probation officers to coordinate case plans
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Social Work
24

Probation Officer II

  • Responsible for the supervision of convicted felony offenders
  • Drug court officer that worked closely with Superior Court
  • Probation Officer Sentencing Specialist served as a liaison
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
Medical
25

Probation Officer

Accurately and successfully supervise clients in the repayment of restitution, ensure probationers adhere to regulations of the Probation Department, and prepare and present progress summaries for the court.

  • Utilize advanced communication and interpersonal skills working directly with the client and management, including weekly one-on-one client interviews to assess progress.
  • Supervised between 75 and 450 probationers with varying criminal offenses. Assist the client in transition and reintegration into society.
  • Expertly analyze data and produce court recommendations accordingly, reviewing financial documents, tax intercepts, and clients' arrears status.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Sociology
MS
Health Administration
26

Probation Officer

Effectively managed a caseload of 350 clients.

  • Completed detailed intakes and kept detailed case notes on each client.
  • Kept updated client files regarding completed treatment programs and requirements set forth by the court.
  • Made critical decisions in determining whether or not to issue a probation
  • Worked with the District Attorney, Public Defender, and members of the private
  • Drafted legal documents including "court orders" after resolution of probation
  • Assisted clients in obtaining specialized services such as unemployment,
  • Counseled clients on proper behavior required to be productive members of society.
  • Assisted clients in dealing with life stressors by listening and giving them
  • Initiated professional legal correspondence with attorneys regarding their clients.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
BS
Political Science
JD
Juris Doctor
27

Probation Officer

Collects and analyzes social and legal history data and prepares investigation reports concerning cases pending in the courts.

  • Supervises probationers by monitoring offender's behavior in the community to promote sustained lawful behavior.
  • Maintains appropriate case records of persons under probation supervision including but not limited to periodic progress reports, supervision classification, and violation reports
  • Establishes and maintains contact with persons, employers, organizations and treatment professionals in the community that may provide necessary support and resources for individuals serviced by the agency
  • Testifies in court for violation and/or delinquency hearings.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
BA
Criminal Justice
MA
Human Services
28

Probation Officer

Evaluates offender progress and recommends intensity of supervision based on observations from time of conviction through the period of adjustments

  • Assists offenders in securing jobs, maintains contacts with business organizations and employment agencies
  • Records offender restitution payments, cost of supervision, court costs, as well as other related payments
  • Maintained an awareness of offenders' daily activities and evaluates desirability to remain at liberty.
  • Serves as a member in all case reviews to determine the direction of each case
  • Evaluates information from reports, interviews, and correspondence and prepares histories for the judge.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
29

Sentinel Offender Services State Case Probation Officer

Enhance productivity by consistently demonstrating accurate case management techniques while motivating and encouraging offenders.

  • Present timely and accurate information in court for each presiding State Judge, and prepare reasonable recommendations.
  • Sign up offenders in court, monitor scheduled appointments, drug test, and build rapport with clients to ensure probation success.
  • Assist the judge's secretaries with explaining the Statement of Rights sheet to offenders and preparing sentence sheets.
  • Negotiate and network with attorneys, judges, counselors, police officers, and refer offender to the appropriate resource.
  • Manage and enforce a caseload of almost 250 misdemeanor offender probation cases for state probation, and complete monthly reports.
  • Prepare warrants, jail petitions, walk-in petitions, letters, release forms, pass request forms, and recall forms.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BFA
Speech Communication
MA
Master of Arts
30

Probation Officer

Meet offenders on a regular basis to regularly check their activities and check their progress.

  • Prepare and present reports to the Court about offender's behavior.
  • Assist as needed in courtroom procedure during court sessions.
  • Responsible for monitoring payment orders of the offenders, e.g., restitution, fines, support orders, etc.
  • Refer probationers to community agencies that offer specialized services that are required for a particular individual's needs.
  • Verify attendance and completion of alcohol, drug, mental health counseling, and any other court ordered programs.
  • Perform Substance Abuse Evaluation, and referred to treatment as deemed appropriate by the court.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice

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