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Prob/Par Officer 2*-091218-170617

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State Of Tennessee Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 3 months ago

Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions


Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and experience equivalent to one year of full-time professional level experience in one or more of the following: probation/parole, counseling, social work, investigative, or legal experience.

Substitution of Graduate Course Work for Experience: Graduate course credit received from an accredited college or university in social science, behavioral science, criminal justice, criminology, social work and/or law may be substitute for the required experience to a maximum of one year (e.g., an additional 36 graduate quarter hours in one or a combination of the above listed fields may substitute for one year of the required experience).

Other Requirements:

Necessary Special Qualifications:
Applicants for this class must:

  • Be willing to and able to qualify with, carry, and use assigned weapons;

  • Be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the date of application;

  • Be a citizen of the United States;

  • Have a good moral character, as determined by investigation;

  • Complete a criminal history disclosure form in a manner approved by the appointing authority;

  • Agree to release all records involving their criminal history to the appointing authority;

  • Supply a fingerprint sample in a manner prescribed by the TBI for a fingerprint based criminal history records check;

  • Have no conviction for a felony or any domestic assault convictions or have been discharged under any other than honorable conditions from any branch of the United States armed forces;

  • Pass a physical examination administered by a licensed physician that is consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and that relates to the essential functions of the position;

  • Pass a psychological evaluation administered by a licensed mental health professional that is consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act and that relates to the essential functions of the position;

  • Submit to and pass a pre-employment screening test for use of illegal drugs;

  • Possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of appointment;

  • Upon appointment, successfully complete all additional prescribed course of instruction at the Tennessee Correction Academy and any and all on-line training.

Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:

Under general direction, is responsible for professional probation and parole work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: *This is the working level class in the Prob/Par Officer sub-series. An employee in this class supervises a caseload of probationers and/or parolees. This class is flexibly staffed with and differs from the Prob/Par Officer 1 in that an incumbent of the latter performs entry-level work. This class differs from the Prob/Par Officer 3 in that an incumbent of the latter is responsible for leading others in probation and/or parole work.

Competencies (KSA's):


  • Problem Solving

  • Written Communications

  • Time Management

  • Composure

  • Customer Focus

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Organizing

  • Ethics and Values

  • Priority Setting

  • Functional/Technical Competencies


  • Administration and Management

  • Clerical

  • Customer and Personal Service

  • Law and Government

  • Psychology

  • Public Safety and Security


  • Active Listening

  • Critical Thinking

  • Learning Strategies

  • Monitoring

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Speaking

  • Writing

  • Persuasion

  • Service Orientation

  • Complex Problem Solving

  • Time Management


  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Oral Comprehension

  • Oral Expression

  • Problem Sensitivity

  • Time Sharing

  • Written Comprehension

  • Auditory Attention

  • Speech Clarity

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Prob/Par Officer 2*-091218-170617

Expired Job

State Of Tennessee