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Maryland government jobs PAROLE AND PROBATION AGENT I in Caroline, Maryland

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Positions are located throughout the State of Maryland. Therefore, the resulting eligible list will be used to fill current and future vacancies. When completing application, please select all locations in which you are willing to work.

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is making Maryland safer through proactive community supervision of offenders utilizing a strategy that focuses on criminogenic needs. This includes investigating and reporting, testing and referring offenders under supervision, identifying and partnering with community resources, informing and supporting victims of crime and collecting ordered monies.

POSITION DUTIES

Parole and Probation Agents supervise offenders on probation, parole and mandatory and conditionally release to the community by order of the courts or the Maryland Parole Commission. Agents must make routine contact with offenders, both in the office and in the community, to determine whether offenders are complying with the conditions of release. Agents must utilize casework techniques to develop detailed case planning and risk assessment of offenders, as well as maintain accurate and complete records of offender's behavior and adjustment to supervision. Agents are also responsible for the preparation of written reports to the courts and the Maryland Parole Commission to advise of changes to an offender's status, of the need for a modification of the conditions of supervision, and an offender's failure to comply with conditions of supervision. In addition, Agents represent the Division and present testimony at violation proceedings before the courts and the Maryland Parole Commission.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 30 credits in the social, behavioral or correctional sciences.

In order to meet this educational requirement, an unofficial copy of your transcript must accompany your application or the coursework must be listed on your application under specialized training or classes relevant to the job section.

Experience: None.

Notes:

  1. Candidates may substitute one year of specialized experience counseling, investigating or supervising persons on parole or probation for the 30 semester credit hours in the social, behavioral or correctional sciences.

  2. Candidates may substitute graduate level education at an accredited college or university in the social, behavioral or correctional sciences for one year of the required experience at a rate of 30 credits for one year of experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology or Social Work
  • Experience or coursework in counseling
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Teleworking maybe required for these positions.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in these classifications may be assigned duties that require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
  1. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in 24 hours a day and, therefore, will be required to provide a telephone number at which they can be reached.

  2. Candidates must meet all selection standards as set forth in the Code of Maryland Regulations by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission. Candidates who receive a probationary appointment must satisfactorily complete a prescribed training program prior to permanent appointment. Selection standards of the Correctional Training Commission may be obtained from the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, Suite 309, 6776 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore Maryland 21215.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination, ATTN: Emily Eubanks, 300 E. Joppa Road, Suite 1000, Towson, MD 21286. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-585-0570 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information, recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-339-6500, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov or 410-767-4850.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

Department: DPSCS DPP Central Region

Date Opened: 3/26/2020 10:30:00 AM

Filing Deadline: 4/10/2020 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $38,601.00 - $61,038.00/year

Employment Type: Full-Time

HR Analyst: Emily Eubanks

Work Location: Allegany Anne Arundel Baltimore City Baltimore County Calvert Caroline Carroll Cecil Charles Dorchester Frederick Garrett Harford Howard Kent Montgomery Prince George's Queen Anne's Somerset St. Mary's Talbot Washington County Wicomico Worcester

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