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202101012 SURVEILLANCE OFFICER I OR II POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Lenora Murphy

Probation Services

NATURE OF WORK:
 
This is work of average difficulty under general supervision, which involves the supervision of assigned probationers.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:
 
Provides twenty-four-hour surveillance to caseload of Intensive probationers in conjunction with a probation officer through enforcement of mandated curfews, telephone contacts, frequent work site and school visits, and evening home visits.  Maintains chronological logs and records of probationer’s activities, behavior, movement, phone calls and visitors; responds to inquiries from family members, law enforcement officers and others within scope of authorization and departmental procedures; assists probation officer in monitoring probationer’s daily activities, progress and rehabilitation and in performing activities associated with the individual’s finances, provides counseling, evaluates living arrangements; administers alcohol/drug test procedures.

 

Participates in conferences to evaluate probationer’s progress to determine level changes of supervision; maintains close liaison with law enforcement agencies and others who can aid in the rehabilitation of the defendant; serves as “on call” officer during evening, weekend and holiday hours; arrests probationers who have violated probation; investigates, prepares and presents oral and written reports to the Court; performs clerical tasks relating to data preparation for Court appearances and organizing/maintaining records for case files; performs special assignments as requested and related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Knowledge of criminal justice system and relevant state and local statutes.  Skill in observing behaviors and situations, detecting problems and recalling facts; positively directing activities of probationers, communicating effectively verbally and in writing; problem solving strategies for dealing with probationers and families.  Ability to make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations and policies; establish and maintain effective work relationship with law enforcement and others; deal impartially with individuals; respond to emergencies and/or stressful situations calmly and decisively; follow written and verbal instructions; maintain confidentiality; maintain accurate and up-to-date records.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Sixty-four hours of college credit of minimum four years’ experience in a criminal justice related field.

(Position is in the classified service and is FLSA non-exempt)

This position pays annually $28,199 – $46,690 (Salary commensurate with experience)

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