State of Georgia JUVENILE PROBATION / PAROLE SPECIALIST 2 -NEWTON CSO in Newton, Georgia
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Under general supervision, provides social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation. Makes recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatement of offender; including conditional release and education and employment stipulations. Supervise people on community-based sentences, such as electronically monitored home detention, and provide field supervision of probationers by conducting curfew checks or visites to home, work, or school.. Arrange for medical, mental health, or substance abuse treatment services according to individual needs or court orders.. Write reports or evaluations. Counsel clients or patients with substance abuse issues.. Investigate legal issues.. Write reports describing offenders' progress.. Inform offenders or inmates of requirements of conditional release, such as office visits, restitution payments, or educational and employment stipulations.. Conduct pre-hearing and pre-screening investigations and testify in court regarding offenders' backgrounds and recommend sentences and sentencing conditions.. Discuss with offenders how such issues as drug and alcohol abuse and anger management problems might have played a role in their criminal behavior.. Prepare and maintain case folder for each assigned inmate or offender.. Administer drug and alcohol tests, including random drug screens of offenders, to verify compliance with substance abuse treatment programs.. Recommend remedial action or initiate court action in response to non-compliance with terms of probation or parole.. Interview probationers and parolees regularly to evaluate their progres in accomplishing goals and maintaining the terms specified in their probation contracts and rehabilitation plans.
Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Two years of experience at the lower level Juv. Probation/Parole Spec 1 (SSP130) or position equivalent.
Job: *Social Services
Organization: *Dept. of Juvenile Justice
Title: JUVENILE PROBATION / PAROLE SPECIALIST 2 -NEWTON CSO
Requisition ID: SOC03QB