Klamath County Oregon
  • 08-Nov-2017 to 31-May-2018 (PST)
  • Community Corrections
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • PO III $24.25-26.23
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

FOPPO


Summary

Performs duties of Parole and Probation Officer as defined in ORS 181.610(13), 137.620 and 137.630. Perform probation and parole counseling with adult offenders; conduct needs assessments and develop case plans; monitor probation and parole compliance and maintain caseload records. Must pass a Non-DOT drug screen test to be eligible for employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Interview adult offenders on Probation, Parole, or Post Prison Supervision to assess clients using validated risk assessments, including but not limited to LS/CMI, PSC, TCU; assess social, emotional, economic status, determine treatment goals, using a case plan and following evidenced-based practices in community corrections, refer clients to community agencies if needed; counsel clients on probation/parole/pps procedures, issues, and personal problems; counsels clients in establishing personal goals and plans; and confer with clients' family, support group, and community.

02 Maintain regular contact with clients and monitor activities; offer continuing assessment and counseling according to clients' needs and progress; monitor progress of meeting probation/parole/pps conditions such as fines, restitution, participation in drug/alcohol treatment, employment or cognitive programs; mental health services; contract service agencies, employers, education services, for clients' family, support group, or community.  

03 Write reports for and confer with courts, or supervisory authority, on client probation/parole/pps compliance; report problems and progress.  

04 Prepare pre-sentence, case plans, and reports for courts; investigate offender's legal case and personal background; make recommendations on sentencing requirements.  

05 Attend court hearings; document, testify, and make recommendations at probation/parole/pps compliance hearings; testify at hearings.  

06 Maintain records of client casework, including interviews, assessments, services provided, and probation/parole/pps progress.  

07 Participate in service resource development for client treatment and in service evaluation.  

08 May carry firearm for self-defense while performing duties as described in ORS and according to department policy.  

09 Conduct arrest and search procedures in the office and field. Conduct home and office visits.  

10 Attend staff meetings, professional conferences, and training programs; network professionally with criminal justice agencies and treatment providers as required by the County. Work collaboratively with community partners and outside agencies.  

11 Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Maintain valid Oregon driver's license.

02 Acquire within 1 year, and maintain, Parole and Probation Basic Certification from DPSST.

03 Acquire, and maintain, LEDS Certification.

04 Acquire and maintain CPR and First Aid certification.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8 hours per day, 5 days per week; all schedules are assigned and approved by County Administration. Probation Officers are required to serve on-call at all hours for client and public safety interventions as needed.

Drug policy                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.

Background

Must pass a criminal background check in order to be eligible for employment.

Klamath County Oregon
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