Under close supervision, to investigate and supervise cases involving adult or juvenile offenders and to receive on-the-job training in the probation field.
Typical Tasks Interviews adult or juvenile offenders, their families and interested parties to determine the nature of their difficulties; Conducts investigations and reports on findings; Makes necessary arrests to protect the community; Recommends to the Court plans for the adjustment of offenders and interprets the plan to the probationer, his/her family, and interested parties; Conducts field visits to monitor compliance with court orders and probation conditions; Conducts random searches according to the conditions of probation; Collects urine specimens for chemical analysis; Maintains contact with the probationer to assist him/her in making a satisfactory social adjustment; Appears in court while cases are under consideration and makes recommendations as to the cases disposition; Cooperates with staff from other agencies on cases of mutual interest; Confers with supervisors and other staff members on general casework techniques and specific case situations; Prepares and maintains case records and reports; Performs related duties as required.
Employment Standards A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferably with specialization in Sociology, Criminology, Psychology, Penology, or closely related field.
Special Requirements Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship.
Code 1031-1031.5) Applicant must possess a valid California Motor Vehicle operator's license.
Applicants with a felony conviction and/or a conviction outside of California that would be considered a felony in this state will be disqualified.
Must complete the DPO Core Training Course.
Theory and concepts of probation work; Basic principles of applied psychology; Casework concepts and interviewing techniques.
Ability to: Prepare and present effective written and oral reports; Establish and maintain effective personal and working relationships; Have tolerance, and show good judgment.
Closing Date/Time: 10/9/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
County Of Santa Clara