Adult Probation Officer
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Adult Probation Officer
Salary: $36,267.81* Close Date: December 31, 2021
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.
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: *$36,267.81 consideration for prior related job experience will be made when possible.
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, resume and completed Court Services application by December 31, 2021. Position will remain posted until filled.
Submissions should be directed to: Cindy Bergstrom, Director of Court Services, Ogle County Judicial Center, 106 S. 5th Street, Suite 100, Oregon, IL 61061
**In addition, interested applicants must submit a state application for probation and court services employment and be added to the hiring list, prior to interviews. This application and related instructions can be accessed at the Illinois Courts website:
County Application : Application