MyFlorida PAROLE/PROBATION SPECIALIST in Cocoa, Florida
70008141-51254355-20161017163008 Agency Name: Corrections
Working Title: PAROLE/PROBATION SPECIALISTBroadband/Class Code: 21-1092-01Position Number: 70008141-51254355Annual Salary Range: $27,926.08-$48,190.31Announcement Type: Internal AgencyCity: CocoaFacility: 18-2 COCOAPay Grade/ Pay Band: BB004Closing Date: 10/26/2016
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JOB FAMILY: COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES
OCCUPATIONAL GROUP: PROBATION AND CORRECTIONALTREATMENT
OCCUPATION: PROBATION OFFICERS AND CORRECTIONAL TREATMENT SPECIALISTS
Must be currently employed with the Florida Department of Corrections to be considered for this position
THIS IS FOR A PAROLE/PROBATION SPECIALIST POSITION
LOCATED AT18-2 COCOA
IN COCOA (BREVARD), FLORIDA
THE BIWEEKLY SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CURRENT PAY POLICY
WE WILL BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL 11:59 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE
THIS IS NOT A CERTIFIED POSITION AND WILL NOT REQUIRE THE SELECTED CANDIDATE TO COMPLETE A BASIC RECRUIT ACADEMY
Specific Duties for Class
The incumbent in this position is responsible for the day-to-day intake and processing of offenders placed/released on community supervision into the community corrections information and tracking system (Offender Based Information System, OBIS) and/or the day-to-day collection, review and entry of score sheets into OBIS.
Interprets, codes, and enters documents relating to offender sentencing and monetary obligations into the CDC and/or OBIS databases, which may require the use of Automated Correctional Task System, Felony Offense Coding Manual and/or Database Screen Search. This may include the entry of sentencing guideline score sheets as needed.
Obtains, researches, interprets, and verifies offenders identifying data, sentencing information, and monetary obligations to establish the initial computer records for new commitments. Assists in the coordination of both initial and pre-release orientation programs of offenders.
Requests criminal record information through NCIC/FCIC, the department and local criminal justice databases. Screens new intakes for Florida Department of Law Enforcement registration. Interprets information in the preparation of the prior record.
Develops, coordinates, and monitors offender community service work activities. Assists in monitoring offender job needs and work/program assignments.
Photographs offenders for placement on the department's internet web site. Processes offender photographs and ensures that department quality standards are met prior to placement on the web site.
Ensures proper security measures are followed according to Department Policy.
Completes quality assurance audits to ensure accurate, complete and timely entry of data into the management information system and/or preparation and submission of all required agency forms and statistical recaps. Generates reports for management.
Assists in the timely completion of interstate compact transfers and the monitoring of offenders with out-of-state detainers.
Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
Knowledge of legal terminology.
Knowledge of the principles of criminology.
Knowledge of investigative techniques.
Knowledge of the methods and techniques of reviewing and analyzing data.
Knowledge of corrections principles and practices.
Knowledge of the criminal justice system.
Knowledge of legal terminology as it relates to sentencing.
Knowledge of problem-solving techniques.
Knowledge of the principles of effective communication
Ability to prepare correspondence.
Ability to review, update and analyze data.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate information
Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Ability to conduct interviews and investigations.
Ability to probe and obtain critical information.
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to determine work priorities and ensure proper completion of assignments.
Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques.
Ability to prepare various reports and to work independently.
Ability to analyze and/or update documents as it relates to sentencing and conditions of supervision.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Professional or nonprofessional experience in parole, probation, sworn law enforcement, public investigations, clemency, victim services work or corrections work which includes auditing, coding, verifying sentence data and guidelines, custody and care and inmate classification experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
A Valid Driver’s License.
Successful applicant must pass a background screening and fingerprinting.
Successful completion of a urine drug test will be a condition of employment.
Ifyou experience problems applying on-line, please call People First service center at 1-877-562-7287. Or, you may fax a State of Florida Application to 1-888-403-2110.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS HAVE RECENTLY CHANGED.
To obtain revised and updated information on Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements, clickhere. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Applicants may also fax their supporting documentation to People First at 1-888-403-2110.
SALARY RANGE: $27,926.08 - $48,190.31
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS