Probation Officer III
Klamath County Oregon - Klamath Falls, OR

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EMPLOYER: Klamath County JOB TITLE: Probation Officer III JOB NO: 175-503.04LOCATION: Community Corrections, 3203 Vandenberg Road, Klamath Falls, OR 97603 DEPARTMENT: Community Corrections REPORTS TO: Community Correc

tions Director

--------------------------- OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION ---------------------------
Performs duties of Parole and Probation Officer as defined in ORS 181.610(13), 137.620 and 137.630. Perform probation and parole counseling with adult offenders; conduct needs assessments and develop case plans; monitor probation and parole compliance and maintain caseload records. Must pass a Non-DOT drug screen test to be eligible for employment.

--------------------------- RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES ----------------------------
01 Interview adult offenders on Probation, Parole, or Post Prison Supervision to assess clients using validated risk assessments, including but not limited to LS/CMIS, PSC, TCU; assess social, emotional, economic status, determine treatment goals, using a case plan and following evidenced-based practices in community corrections, refer clients to community agencies if needed; counsel clients on probation/parole/pps procedures, issues, and personal problems; counsels clients in establishing personal goals and plans; and confer with clients' family, support group, and community.
02 Maintain regular contact with clients and monitor activities; offer continuing assessment and counseling according to clients' needs and progress; monitor progress of meeting probation/parole/pps conditions such as fines, restitution, participation in drug/alcohol treatment, employment or cognitive programs; contract service agencies, employers, clients' family, support group, or community.
03 Write reports for and confer with courts, or supervisory authority, on client probation/parole/pps compliance; report problems and progress.
04 Prepare pre-sentence reports for courts; investigate offender's legal case and personal background; make recommendations on sentencing requirements.
05 Attend court hearings; document, testify, and make recommendations at probation/parole/pps compliance hearings; testify at pre-sentence hearings.
06 Maintain records of client casework, including interviews, assessments, services provided, and probation/parole/pps progress.
07 Participate in service resource development for client treatment and in service evaluation.
08 May carry firearm for self-defense while performing duties as described in ORS and according to department policy.
09 Conduct arrest and search procedures in the office and field. Conduct home and office visits.
10 Attend staff meetings, professional conferences, and training programs; network professionally with criminal justice agencies and treatment providers as required by the County. Work collaboratively with community partners and outside agencies.
11 Perform other related duties as assigned.

--------------------------------- COMPENSATION ---------------------------------
PAY TYPE: Hourly SALARY/GRADE: PO3 RANGE: $22.39 - $28.33

-------------------------------- WORK SCHEDULE ---------------------------------
The normal work schedule is 8 hours per day, 5 days per week; all schedules are assigned and approved by County Administration. Probation Officers are required to serve on-call at all hours for client and public safety interventions as needed.

---------------------- OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATES/LICENSES ----------------------
01 Maintain valid Oregon driver's license.

02 Acquire within 1 year, and maintain, Parole and Probation Basic Certification from DPSST.

03 Acquire, and maintain, LEDS Certification.

04 Acquire and maintain CPR and First Aid certification.

---------------------- EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL PREPARATION ----------------------
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major study in criminal justice; behavioral science, social work or related field; or an Associate's degree with at least 4 years responsible experience in probation/parole/pps counseling, corrections, or a social service counseling; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training as determined by the County.

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