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Probation Officer: P&P District #04/Accomac - #P0406

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The anticipated hiring range for this position is $35,661 – $40,054; based on relevant experience. This position is located at Probation and Parole District #04 in Accomack, Virginia. Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted. Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application. Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete. This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position. This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times. Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application. The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request. AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Probation Officer: P&P District #04/Accomac - #P0406
Role Title Probation Officer I - 69091
Job Open Date 06/16/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2017
Open Until Filled
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $35,661 - Minimum
Agency Div of Community Corrections (767)
Agency Website Click Here for Agency Website
Location Accomack - 001
Sublocation
Position Number P0406
Job Posting Number 1025912
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band 04
Job Description

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Contributes to the agency’s public safety mission by supervising and counseling clients in the community setting. Works directly with clients in support of the Department’s reentry mission. Interviews, gathers, verifies and evaluates information to prepare pre-sentence investigations including sentencing recommendations/suggestions. Informs clients of conditions of supervision and develops case plans. Directly monitors clients’ behavior. Maintains case files and documents case activities. Investigates, reports, and follows up on alleged client violations to determine appropriate and available sanctions. Prepares sentencing guidelines and testifies in circuit court.

Minimum Qualifications

Valid driver’s license. Recent experience working directly with diverse groups of clients, co-workers and community agencies in a criminal justice and/or human services setting to accomplish collaborative and individual goals. Recent experience providing high volume case management supervision and documenting case activities on an on-going basis in a fast paced criminal justice and/or human services setting. Experience providing counseling and targeted intervention to criminal justice and/or human services clients on an ongoing basis in a fast paced, high volume setting. Experience making referrals to service/program providers and to management for review. Experience gathering information, creating and presenting reports to criminal justice &/or judiciary entities, administrative officials, courts or the Parole Board. Demonstrated skill in the use of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, and Excel. Knowledge of Evidenced Based Practices and how it is utilized.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in criminal justice or a related human services field or equivalent applicable training or experience. Prefer experience making field &/or home visits to clients. Prefer experience keying data into a case management or automated record system such as VACORIS, Badge, etc. Prefer experience in completing risk assessments and developing case plans.

Special Requirements

All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

The investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $35,661 – $40,054; based on relevant experience.

This position is located at Probation and Parole District #04 in Accomack, Virginia.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically through this website. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and résumés will not be accepted.

Applications must include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable.

Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information within the application.

A resume will not substitute for a fully completed state application.

Applications submitted with “see resume” under work experience are considered incomplete.

This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted for consideration.

Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.

This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times.

Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their state application.

The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Contact Information

Name Human Resources
Phone 804-887-8123
Fax FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION
Email Recruitment@vadoc.virginia.gov (Inquiries Only)
Address

EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #1 Have you engaged in sexual abuse in an institutional setting where the term "institutional" refers to any facility or institution: (A) which is owned, operated, managed by, or provides services on behalf of any State or political subdivision of a State; and (B) which is: (i) for persons who are mentally ill, disabled, or retarded, or chronically ill or handicapped; (ii) a jail, prison, or other correctional facility; (iii) a pretrial detention facility; (iv) for juveniles; (v) providing skilled nursing, intermediate or long-term care, or custodial or residential care.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #2 Have you been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Please read this question carefully and respond appropriately. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and DOJ, 28 CFR 115.17, please respond to the following: Question #3 Have you been civilly or administratively adjudicated for having engaged in the sexual activity described in questions #1 and/or #2, above?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have recent experience working directly with diverse groups of clients, co-workers and community agencies in a criminal justice and/or human services setting to accomplish collaborative and individual goals/responsibilities? (Applicable knowledge and/or experience must be documented on your application)
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have recent experience providing high volume case management supervision and documenting case activities on an on-going basis in a fast paced criminal justice and/or human services setting? (Applicable knowledge and/or experience must be documented on your application)
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have experience providing counseling and targeted intervention to criminal justice and/or human services clients on an ongoing basis in a fast paced, high volume setting? (Applicable knowledge and/or experience must be documented on your application)
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Do you have experience making referrals to service/program providers and to management for review? (Applicable knowledge and/or experience must be documented on your application)
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you skilled in the use of Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, and Excel?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Do you have knowledge of Evidenced Based Practices and how it is utilized? (Applicable knowledge and/or experience must be documented on your application)
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in criminal justice, a related human services field, or equivalent applicable training or experience? (Applicable knowledge and/or experience must be documented on your application)
    • I have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
    • I will be receiving a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university within three (3) months of the closing date of this job posting.
    • I do not have a Bachelor's degree. However, I have equivalent applicable training and/or experience as documented on my application.
    • I do not have a Bachelor's Degree nor equivalent applicable training and/or experience.
  16. * If you have a Bachelor's Degree or will be receiving it within three (3) months of the closing date of this job posting, please provide the date the degree was or will be received. (month/year)

    (Open Ended Question)

  17. * <FONT COLOR="008000"><strong><var><center> Please review the District’s location on the attached map before answering the following question: <a href=" http://vadoc.virginia.gov/images/Facility%20and%20Community%20Map.pdf" target="_blank"> http://vadoc.virginia.gov/images/Facility%20and%20Community%20Map.pdf</a> </strong></var></center></FONT COLOR="008000"> <br><br> This position is located at Probation & Parole District #04 in Accomack, Virginia, which is in the far eastern region of the state. This position provides services to the Counties of Accomack and Northampton and Virginia's Eastern Shore. <br><br> Selecting "Yes" below, indicates your ability and willingness to work in this geographic area.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Other Document