78002033-51203144-20161013120008 Agency Name: Com on Offender Review


Working Title: COMMISSION INVESTIGATORBroadband/Class Code: 21-1092-03Position Number: 78002033-51203144Annual Salary Range: $35,113.78 - $62,937.95Announcement Type: Open CompetitiveCity: JACKSONVILLEFacility: Pay Grade/ Pay Band: BB007Closing Date: 10/30/2016

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Successful completion of a background investigation is a condition of employment.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited university and five years of experience in criminal justice in the areas of adult probation, parole or corrections.


This is professional work conducting violation of supervision hearings, inmate interviews, and clemency investigations to provide the Florida Commission on Offender Review, and in the case of clemency investigations, the Executive Board of Clemency, with information pertinent to cases under consideration.


Conducts probable cause (parole only) and final violation hearings for alleged parole, conditional release, addiction recovery, conditional medical release and control release violators. Provides alleged violators with an initial interview to advise them of the charges and their due process rights, and assess the need for appointed legal counsel for the alleged violator. If a hearing is requested, schedules the hearing, obtains witness information, issues subpoenas to secure the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents, etc.

Conducts violation hearings and makes written recommendations to the Florida Commission on Offender Review. Checks inmate population of Florida county jails within the region to determine the presence of alleged parole, conditional release, addiction recovery, conditional medical release and control release violators who have not been previously reported to the Florida Commission on Offender Review as being detained. Conducts probable cause hearings for other states pursuant to the Interstate Compact Agreements.

Conducts comprehensive confidential clemency investigations for the Board of Executive Clemency for applicants seeking various types of clemency (example: firearm authority, pardon, commutation of sentence, remission of fines and forfeitures, and restoration of civil rights). These investigations, which are reviewed by the Florida Commission on Offender Review prior to submission to the Board of Executive Clemency, provide a broad picture of the applicant's history and activities. This position also conducts Restoration of Civil Rights Investigations without Hearing, which includes verifying the status of pecuniary penalties and restitution, and determining whether the individual is eligible for clemency consideration under the Rules of Executive Clemency.

Performs interviews and investigations in connection with inmates who are eligible for parole consideration. This includes, but is not limited to, analyzing inmate prison files, interviewing inmates in the State of Florida prison system, conducting restitution investigations, contacting victims for input and to advise them of their right to participate in parole proceedings, conducting pre-parole investigations to make recommendations regarding the suitability of proposed release plans, and conducting courtesy interviews for other states pursuant to the Interstate Compact Agreement.


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