Probation Supervisor (Adult-Omaha)

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Probation Supervisor (Adult-Omaha)

Job Post Deadline Date
Friday, December 15, 2017
External Job Posting Date
December 1, 2017
City of Job Vacancy

Probation Supervisor – District #4A--Omaha

Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating, directing, and supervising daily activities and employees within a specialized unit, district field service division or satellite office.

This position retains and exercises general probation officer duties and responsibilities, however, the position entails specifically assigned administrative tasks tailored to fit the needs of a particular district and/or the needs of the Chief Probation Officer. The work is performed under the direction of the Chief Probation Officer or Chief Deputy Probation Officer and involves direct supervisory responsibility over the work product and activities of a defined group of employees. 

This position assumes the responsibility for the daily operation of a specialized unit;  plans, organizes, assigns, and directs the work activities of staff within the specialized unit; trains staff in practices, policies and procedures associated with the supervision and investigation of offenders, and monitor their compliance with System standards; consults with the Chief Probation Officer and/or Chief Deputy Probation Officer regarding the specific needs of the specialized unit; conducts predisposition reports and/or supervises an active caseload in accordance with System standards; assists the Chief Probation Officer or Chief Deputy Probation Officer in completing case file reviews.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: Ability to cultivate a good working relationship with the court system and other criminal justice agencies. Ability to assume a leadership role; show loyalty to his/her supervisor(s) and be respected by subordinates. Expertise in all areas of Probation work. Willingness to learn and perform administrative tasks. Desire to grow professionally through in-service education, seminars, training programs, etc. Good written and oral communication skills.

REQUIREMENTS: Meet the basic requirements for selection as probation officer trainee and graduation from college with a bachelor's degree in the social sciences, criminal justice or related fields. 

PREFERRED: The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required.

The hiring rate is $4,205.36 per month. This position closes December 15, 2017

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