Chief Probation/Parole Officer
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Lincoln County, NC

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This position is located in Lincoln County.* **Preference will be given to applicants with ICO and/or PPO II experience.**

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and maintain a professional relationship with law enforcement officers, co-workers, and other agency personnel, offenders and the general public. Exercise independent judgment in determining the appropriate level of supervision of offenders, assess and respond to their needs through counseling, referral and follow-ups to appropriate community agencies and other resources, and guide employees under their supervision in options for decisions concerning their offender caseloads. Prefer working knowledge of all subordinate staff positions. Prefer thorough knowledge of DPS and Community Corrections personnel policies and procedures, with emphasis on TAP, Discipline, time-sheets and various leave policies. Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle for job related purposes for long periods of time during both day and night hours and adverse weather conditions.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Graduation from a four year college/university and a minimum of four years experience as a Probation/Parole Officer including at least two years as a Probation/Parole Officer II or Intensive Case Officer; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Necessary Special Qualification - must be eligible for certification by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission. .

Supplemental and Contact Information:

The N.C. Department of Public Safety (DPS) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified men and women to apply. DPS uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act with the most qualified individuals. Hiring salary will be based on relevant qualifications, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.

- Online applications are only accepted through

- To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the State of North Carolina application. Any information omitted cannot be considered for qualifying credit.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the state application.

- Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.

- During the online application process if additional documentation is required, attach the documentation at the bottom of Step 4 in the application process.

- Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Contact Information:
Human Resource Professional -(919)716-3126