Probation and parole supervisor-adult

Company Name:
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Agency: DOC-Adult Probation & Parole
Opening Date: Tue. 10/28/14
Closing Date/Time: Sun. 11/02/14 11:59 PM Central Time
State Salary Range: $20.25 - $44.72 hourly
$3,510.00 - $7,752.00 monthly
Agency Hiring Range: Min: Max:
Job Type: Promotion
Location: Minden, Louisiana
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A baccalaureate degree plus three years of professional level experience in adult probation and parole.
Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.
Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:
A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.
College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.
Graduate training in corrections, criminology, counseling, penology, psychology or social work will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
An applicant who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a felony, or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.
Possession of a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.
Willingness and ability to handle and carry firearms.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Supplemental Information:
This position has a Special Entrance Rate of $3510.00 a month.
If you are not currently employed with the Louisiana Division of Adult Probation and Parole, please do not apply for this position as your application will not be considered.
This position no longer requires a test.
The selected employee may be required to serve a trial Detail period of up to 12 months prior to being permanently promoted.
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There is no guarantee that everyone who applies to this posting will be interviewed. The hiring manager has 90 days from the closing date of the announcement to make a hiring decision. Specific information about this job will be provided to you in the interview process, should you be selected.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Desha P. Walden
Probation and Parole Human Resources
P.O. Box 94304, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304
Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To supervise Probation and Parole Officers/Adult and Probation and Parole Specialists-Adult who provide delivery of probation, parole, pardons, work release, and Community Residential Center (CRC) services.
Level of Work:
Supervision Received:
Broad from a higher level Probation and Parole-Adult manager or administrator.
Supervision Exercised:
Direct over a unit of Probation and Parole Officers-Adult and Probation and Parole Specialist-Adult.
May also supervise administrative support staff.
Location of Work:
Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPSC), Corrections Services, Division of Probation and Parole-Adult.
Job Distinctions:
Differs from Probation and Parole Specialist-Adult by the presence of direct supervisory responsibility.
Differs from Probation and Parole District Managers-Adult in that incumbents do not have final authority.
Examples of Work:
Provide guidance, technical assistance, and supervision of subordinate personnel to include periodic audits, reviews, and conferences to insure accuracy, timeliness, legal conformance, acceptability of standards, and quality of all casework and investigative activities.
Coordinates and supervises a group of Probation and Parole Officers engaged in activities related to the violation process to include planning of arrests, transportation of violators, coordination of probable cause, and revocation hearings.
Monitors casework activities to insure that subordinates make proper use of community based resources, properly enforces general and special conditions; employs counseling and makes sound decisions related to treatment of offenders and violations of conditions.
Conduct new employee orientation and training and in-service training of field personnel, journeymen, and specialists to assure their continuing development and satisfactory accomplishment of assignments.
Assist in the personnel management of the office by participating in the personnel selection process, employment background investigations, administration of disciplinary actions within a unit, documentation of supervisory evaluations, and serving as acting manager in the absence of the Probation and Parole District Manager.
Perform special managerial functions which may include, but are not limited to, assignment of cases, investigations, intake services, and coordination and liaison with criminal justice agencies, community service agencies, community bases and residential facilities.
Manage various statistical and other administrative functions and special purpose programs and projects as delegated and monitored by the Probation and Parole District Manager-Adult consistent with established office policies and guidelines.
Serve as district's American Correctional Association (ACA) coordinator by maintaining certification.
Assist in conducting jail operation audits on facilities housing DPSC inmates.
Conducts disciplinary hearings for adult inmates housed in Community Rehabilitation Centers (CRC).
Coordinate officer's activities in regards to the CRCs.
Monitor compliance with district's Sex Offender Program.

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