Probation Employment

Adult Probation Officer

 
The Ogle County Probation Department is looking for an Adult Probation Officer:

Accepting Applications for:    Adult Probation Officer
Salary Range:                                  $34,683.52*
Application Close Date:            10/11/18
 

Duties for this position include serving the Court through the supervision of offenders such as conducting home visits and other fieldwork, report writing, court testimony, on-call assignments, drug testing, as well as other duties including those mandated by the Illinois Compiled Statutes. This position will involve a specialized case load and duties involved with Problem Solving Courts (see additional job requirements).

 Abilities needed include developing competency in the duties of a probation officer; gaining a working knowledge of the criminal justice system; demonstrating strong organizational, writing and computer skills; exhibiting skills to work well with a wide array of people including offenders and their families, victims of crime, co-workers, court personnel and law enforcement, as well as, members of the community.

 Qualities being sought are integrity, professionalism, dependability, confidentiality, flexibility, and a willingness to learn new skills.

 Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; preferably with major course work in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, or related social/human services field.

Compensation: $33,031.84 (Probationary Period); $34,683.52 after six months; plus benefits.

Probationary Period: Six months

The applicant selected must adhere to the Model Code of Professional Conduct for Illinois Probation/Court Services Employees set forth by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts.

Those interested must submit a cover letter and resume by October 11, 2018. Submissions should be directed to: Cindy Wendt, Director of Court Services, Ogle County Judicial Center, 106 S. 5th Street, Suite 100, Oregon, IL 61061

In addition, applicants must submit an application to be on the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts approved list. Applications are available on-line at:

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Probation Supervisor

 
The Ogle County Probation Department is looking for a Probation Supervisor:

Accepting Applications for:    Probation Supervisor
Salary Range:                                   $53,000-63,000
Application Close Date:            9/21/18
 
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in management, public administration, criminal justice, or social services and five or more years employed in court services, criminal justice, or social services, at least three of which are at a supervisory or administrative level; or a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university,
and seven or more years employed in court services, criminal justice, or social services, at least four of which are at a supervisory or administrative level.

The applicant selected must be able to perform the following:

  • Supervise line staff probation officers. This includes becoming knowledgeable and competent in the workings of the assigned units, oversight of day-to-day job performance and ensuring the accuracy of the work.
  • Screen, interview and train new and existing staff
  • Participate with the management team in decision-making
  • Conduct program research, planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Demonstrate flexibility in job assignment; location, hours, and responsibilities
  • Observe and evaluate staff on an ongoing and formal basis
  • Show competence in various computer software and hardware programs utilized by the Probation and Court Services Department
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 
The applicant selected must adhere to the Model Code of Professional Conduct for Illinois Probation/Court Services Employees set forth by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts.

Those interested must submit a cover letter and resume to Cindy Wendt, Director of Court Services, at the address listed above by 9/21/18.

In addition, applicants must submit an application to be on the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts approved list. Applications are available on-line at:

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