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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

Monitor offenders' compliance with court ordered conditions to better facilitate rehabilitation

  • Arrests and Transports offenders in violation of community control
  • Perform random home visits and searches of offenders and their residences for suspected non-compliance
  • Provide positive reinforcement to offenders where appropriate for compliance with the conditions of probation and sets a positive example for offenders to follow
  • Summarize offender information into progress reports, prepares presentence investigation reports per court's order
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding offenders, associated files, drug test results and database information
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
32

Ohio - Probation Officer

Responsible for supervision of a caseload of on average 70 offenders on Probation or Community Control.

  • Informs probationers of the rules and conditions of their probation.
  • Conduct risk/Needs Assessment interviews with probationers.
  • Supervises probationers via Phone, Office and in person visits to ensure their compliance with Court orders. As well as document thorough and accurate notes in CMS.
  • Makes referrals to appropriate treatment agencies.
  • Prepares pre-sentence and post-sentence investigation reports.
  • Attends and testifies in Court as needed.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
33

Probation Officer

Manage weekly case load of Violent and Criminal Offenders and implement agency mission to help individuals transition from criminal recidivism to mainstream society. Coordinate with Judges, Lawyers, and District Attorneys on behalf of offenders for best possible outcome before their disposition court date. Provide drug and alcohol treatment, assist with job search/community service work, and help find appropriate housing for offenders with special circumstances.

  • Prepare out-of-county or state probation orders on offenders that transfer or complete the program.
  • Maintain active up-to-date files that coordinate with state policy for annual audits.
  • Use various computer programs that monitor progress, eligibility, and status of offenders.
  • Ensure comprehension is understood for all technical aspects of the programs policy.
  • Prepare written arrest warrants to be signed by the Judge for technical violations or new charges.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Adminstration Of Justice
Criminal Justice & Forensic Science
34

Electronic Monitoring Probation Officer

Maintains case files and practices confidentiality for all client meetings.

  • Set clients schedule and detail all approved activities for each client.
  • Conducts NCIC/CCIC investigations to determine bond conditions, supervision level placement, and court ordered monitoring.
  • Utilizes several types of electronic monitoring devices to monitor offender compliance.
  • Implements and interprets policies/procedures developed by higher-level managers. Develops/ recommends/coordinates the implementation of new procedures for the assigned function.
  • Assist in the screening and selection of GPS offenders that are released from custody as a condition of bond.
  • Monitors and completes all data entry pertaining to the offender. Represents Electronic Monitoring Program at court hearings or as a witness when subpoenaed.
  • Documents all research data, including statutes, decisions, as well as legal articles, codes, and documents
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Master of Arts
35

Intensive Juvenile Probation Officer

Managed caseload of Juveniles during court-ordered probationary period

  • Prepared reports on court proceedings regarding violations of probation
  • Provided recommendations regarding appropriate course of action for juveniles
  • Prepared rehabilitation protocols for juvenile offenders
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Criminal Justice
BA
Criminal Justice
36

Contract Probation Officer

Ensure that clients complete the terms and conditions of their probation as directed by the court.

  • Manage a caseload of 12 clients as well as covering appointments for other Probation Officers as needed.
  • Develop and strive to follow a case plan designed specifically for each individual client based on his or her strengths, weaknesses, and needs.
  • Diffuse and handle surprising, sometimes volatile situations that arise with clients in a swift and decisive manner.
  • Develop strong and lasting client relationships with excellent client rapport.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Business
BA
Sociology
37

Probation Officer

Counsels offender and refers offender to social resources of community for assistance

  • Conducts investigations and prepares reports for the court with recommendations for sentencing of individuals convicted of offenses.
  • Refers offenders to appropriate outside agencies, such as medical and drug treatment facilities, and employment and training sources.
  • Detects and investigates violations and implements appropriate alternatives and sanctions.
  • Prepares written reports on these violation matters, and makes recommendations for disposition.
  • Conducts preliminary interviews and other investigations, as required.
  • Maintains a detailed written record of case activity.
  • Analyze financial documents and activities to ensure payments are being made.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
38

Probation Officer

Prepare and present reports to the court, commitment programs and other service providers.

  • Provide and document supervision and case management of clients placed on supervision as required by statute, department policies and procedures and Quality Improvement (QI) standards relating to probation, commitment, and conditional release.
  • Maintain and update case files on all delinquent youth per Department of Juvenile Justice standards, policies, procedures and QI standards.
  • Make recommendations to the State Attorney's Office within statutory time frames; provides necessary services, after initialing on-going assessment of the youth.
  • Appear in court as required providing the necessary reports and information.
  • Gather information as directed by statute, policy and procedure and QI standards.
  • Attend training as required, maintain a relationship with other Department of Juvenile Justice components and community agencies.
  • Provide data for use in diagnosis and court reports Communicate information regarding security, safety and operations through the chain of command.
  • Observed juveniles demeanor to determine mental state and possible need for treatment and closer observation; counseled juveniles.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education And Liberal Studies
39

Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Responsible for the overall management and operation of the Juvenile Probation Department providing direction and supervision of Probation personnel while serving approximately 8oo clients and families annually.

  • Responsible for the preparation of the department's budget annually including salaries and expenditures.
  • Prepares and submits Annual and Semi-Annual reports to the Judicial Conference of Indiana as required.
  • Maintains regular contact with Community Social Service Providers to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of program implementation.
  • Supervises personal caseload of clients and makes referrals to Diversionary Programs as appropriate.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
40

Probation Officer Trainee

Responsible for managing assigned Criminal Supervision cases in the Criminal Court Unit which includes conducting office visits and administering drug screens.

  • Constant communication with local law enforcement agencies, District Attorney's office and drug/alcohol treatment facilities in order to monitor cases.
  • Provides victims with information in regards to their rights, obtains information for restitution and aides in the completion of victim impact statements.
  • Documents all case activity in an automated case tracking system.
  • Completes pretrial investigations which includes, interviewing defendants while in jail, background verifications, making pretrial recommendations to courts, and supervising defendant's released to pretrial supervision.
  • Attends yearly training to stay advised of most recent rules and regulations of probation supervision monitoring.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts

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