Requisition No: 584741
Agency: Department of Corrections
Working Title: FDC-PAROLE/PROBATION SPECIALIST – 70023886 CIRCUIT 16-2
Position Number: 70023886
Salary: $31,200.00 annually
Posting Closing Date: 08/17/2022
OPEN COMPETITIVE ADVERTISEMENT
PAROLE/PROBATION SPECIALIST- 70023886
PAROLE/PROBATION SPECIALIST POSITION LOCATED AT 16-2 TAVERNIER. PROBATION AND PAROLE OFFICE IN ISLAMORADA, FLORIDA
Salary Range: $30,160.00 annually
SALARY WILL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH CURRENT PAY POLICY.
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- 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 per 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 & ABILITIES:
- 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.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Professional or non- professional criminal justice experience such as in parole, probation, sworn law enforcement, public investigations, clemency, victim services work or corrections work.
Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.
Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). 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. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each 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. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.