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Probation Officer

Company: Coles County Court Services
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

*Job Position Opening*

DEPARTMENT: Coles and Cumberland Court Services, Charleston, IL

TITLE: Probation Officer

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direct supervision, responsibilities include but are not limited to supervision and case management of adult probationers, writing pre-sentence investigations, maintain and update case files, supervise drug testing, home visits and field work, oral and written reports to the court, maintaining relationships with justice system partners, treatment providers, and other community resources.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course work in human services field, criminal justice, or related social science. Experience in probation or counseling is desirable.

Must be on the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts hiring eligibility list at the time of employment hire. Must pass a criminal background check, provide a negative drug test, and possess a valid driver's license.

SKILLS REQUIRED: Knowledge of the criminal justice system; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people and professions; excellent verbal and written skills; proficient in report writing; willingness to work flexible hours to accommodate the need of the caseload; ability to adjust schedule and shift priorities for the unexpected; competent in the use of various software; willing to assist offenders in making life style changes.

BENEFITS: Annual base salary $43,350; health; dental; and life insurance; pension plan; deferred compensation option; paid vacation, sick and personal time.

TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Pam Kelly at Coles County

Court Services, 651 Jackson Ave, Rm 318, Charleston, IL 61920 by August 31, 2022.

You must be on the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts Probation List of eligible candidates at the time of hire. To get on the this list go to www.illinoiscourts.gov/documents-and-forms/employment-application.

Coles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Probation Officers are covered by the bargaining unit represented by the Fraternal Order of Police.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $44,217.00 per year

Benefits:
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Charleston, IL 61920: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:
* Bachelor's (Required)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Coles County Court Services, Champaign , Probation Officer, Other , Charleston, Illinois

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