Assistant Probation Officer - Problem Solving Court

State of Nebraska Auburn, NE Full Time
Auburn, NE
24 days ago

Full Job Description

Description :

$1,500 hiring bonus to join the Judicial Branch! The Judicial Branch is a state-funded Branch of Government that offers benefits to include medical/dental/vision, $20,000 free basic life insurance, state-matched 156% retirement plan, 13 paid holidays, earned paid vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and more. The Judicial Branch values our employees as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. We recruit, hire, train and promote in all job qualifications at all levels without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or genetics. The Judicial Branch complies with Veterans Preference Laws. This is a highly responsible paraprofessional position under the close supervision of the Chief Probation Officer or designee. 

Location of position: Auburn 

Examples of Work :

Work includes the supervision and/or monitoring of offenders at high risk to reoffend, including recreation, home, education, treatment and community activities. The person in this position must maintain a high level of ethics and serves as a role model for offenders. Work includes support and services to probation officers in a wide range of areas, including supervision of persons on probation and preparation of investigative reports. This person will be involved in supervising high-risk offenders under the direction of a probation officer. In exceptional circumstances, an assistant probation officer may work with high-risk offenders as directed by the Chief Probation Officer and approved by the Probation Administration. Perform assigned tasks as required. Assignment of this position within a district is at the Probation Administration's discretion and contingent upon the unique needs of the district. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Requirements :

REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree or 63 hours of course work from 4-year college.

PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields. All educational credits must be granted from an accredited institution approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Position also desires knowledge of the criminal justice system. 

Ability to learn NPACS, CJIS, JUSTICE procedures. Ability to learn new approaches to probation investigation and supervision. 

Knowledge of legal terminology and general court procedures. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with criminal justice personnel, probation participants and their counsel. 

Ability to meet recurring deadlines, ability to effectively organize time, set priorities, and work under stressful conditions.