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Probation Officer I - Tulare County , CA (ID: 366288)
|Title||Probation Officer I|
|City / Organization||Tulare County , CA|
|Website||Click Here for the Position Listing|
Multiple vacancies for positions with the Tulare County Probation Department. This recruitment will establish an employment list to fill current and future vacancies. The anticipated life of the list is six months.
Investigate and complete Pre-Sentence and other informational reports for the Tulare County Superior Court on adult and juvenile offenders; interview offenders, families and victims to determine appropriate sanctions; administer risk and needs assessments and formulate case plans; supervise and monitor compliance of juvenile and adult offenders with terms and conditions of probation; maintain detailed records; conduct searches of the person, automobile and residence; administer drug and alcohol tests; arrest and detain juvenile and adult offenders following violation of probation and/or new law violations; receive and book juvenile and adult offenders into local detention facilities; conduct non-custody and in-custody intakes on juvenile referrals; provide programming in institutional and community settings; work closely with law enforcement, schools and other-agency personnel in the areas of prevention, diversion, intervention and suppression; testify in Court, as needed
Education/Experience: A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would the equivalent of graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in social sciences, sociology, psychology, criminology or a related field. Relevant paid work experience in probation, parole, juvenile institutions or a closely related field may be substituted on a year for year basis.
Skill/Ability to: Present verbal and written information in a clear, concise manner; read and understand legal and technical information; present and substantiate factual information in verbal and written reports; establish and maintain professional relationships with staff members, the general public, offender populations, law enforcement and other-agency personnel; communicate with people from various socioeconomic, cultural and educational backgrounds; work eight hour shifts, five days a week or ten hour shifts four days per week (including evenings, weekends, and holidays); restrain an offender for the purpose of arrest and/or detention.
Peace Officer Status Requirements: Deputy Probation Officers are peace officers and must meet all of the minimum standards pursuant to California penal and government codes.