Note: Special Hiring Rate at Dept. of Corrections -- $27,913
Employee performs work, in investigating, counseling and providing continuous supervision for adult or juvenile probationers or parolees to assist in their social and personal adjustment. Duties might include: Investigates background histories of probationers or parolees; Reviews court files, police reports and other pertinent reports to gather information. Investigates activities of probationers or parolees to ascertain their level of readjustment. Interviews clients' family members, friends, employers, ministers and other persons concerned with client's readjustment to society. Supervises and counsels probationers or parolees via office visits, employment visits, telephone inquiries, community contacts and correspondence. Writes reports detailing client's progress and other reports as necessary. Enforces rules, regulations and conditions of client's probation or parole.
Work may involve close contact with troubled individuals with a history of serious and sometimes violent crime. You may be required to testify in court concerning matters pertaining to clients such as sentencing, trials, pleas and violations of probation or parole conditions. Employee may contact community resources to arrange services for probationers or parolees for job development and other services.
Video about the Parole and Probation Work (prepared by State of North Carolina)
Hiring Process: APPLY ONLINE. BE SURE TO RESPOND TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION QUESTIONS. This job is a tested position (T) and requires an examination. All examinations are administered online. Once your application is received, you will receive a notification from CourseMill in approximately 7-14 days. You must complete the online examination within 10 days of receiving your notification or your application will be inactivated.
DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU CAN TEST WITHIN 10 DAYS after receiving your notification from CourseMill. Online applicants who do not test within 10 days of receiving this notification will be inactivated. There is a 90 day re-test waiting period. Caution: Any time you re-take the same test your new score, whether higher or lower, will automatically replace any previous test scores.
If you have previously applied for this job and simply want to update your ID (name, address, etc.), work preferences, or county availability, do not re-apply. Instead, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Location: - Various Locations, West Virginia
Agency: Parole Services 0608-8376