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Parole/Probation Officer 1 or 2 (F022)

Company: Lane County
Location: Eugene
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Parole / Probation Officer 1 - $24.67 - $32.40 Parole / Probation Officer - 2 - $27.23 - $35.76
About the Position
To provide supervisory and investigative services to individuals recommended for placement under supervision by releasing authorities, e.g., Courts, Board of Parole and Post Prison Supervision, Department of Corrections, local supervisory authority, and the Psychiatric Security Review Board.

About the Division
Improving the quality of life in Lane County by effectively responding to risk and promoting
positive change.

We believe that integrity is the key to both our reputation and the pursuit of our vision. We
adhere to the law enforcement code of ethics and the highest moral standards. We
acknowledge that we must be a learning organization, and that obtaining knowledge is
paramount to continual improvement. We will utilize the highest degree of professionalism in our interactions with clients, partners and community. We also recognize that succeeding in our mission is dependent upon successful collaboration with our partners and community
stakeholders. We have a responsibility to exceed expectations that have been set, exercise selfrestraint and be fair and equitable in the application of justice within our community.
YOU ARE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A COVER LETTER AND RESUME FOR THIS POSITION. ** If not attached, your application will not be considered. **
Important: In your cover letter, we ask that you respond to some specific questions outlined in the Cover Letter Requirements section. Please ensure that your cover letter explicitly addresses these questions and describes your experience performing the responsibilities described. Your cover letter will be reviewed independently from your application and resume.

Schedule: - Monday - Friday 8am to 5 pm; shifts may vary based on need.

*This is a FOPPO represented position*
Parole/Probation Officer 1

Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree in behavioral science, criminal justice, or a related field.

At least one year of responsible experience providing services to individuals in criminal justice, counseling, social services or a related field.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Parole/Probation Officer 2

Equivalent to the completion of a Bachelor's degree in behavioral science, criminal justice, or a related field.

Two years of responsible experience providing services to individuals in criminal justice, counseling, social services or a related field. One year of this experience must have been in corrections or law enforcement.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Special Certification and License Requirements
Possession of a current Oregon driver's license at the time of appointment is required. Candidates for Parole/Probation Officer 1 must successfully apply for and be issued Parole/Probation certification with the Oregon Board on Public Safety Standards and Training within one year of appointment. Candidates for Parole/Probation Officer 2 must possess this certification at the time of appointment.

Cover letter requirements:
In a cover letter, please address the following questions; highlighting specific experiences, responsibilities and skills obtained: Describe how your training, education, and experience prepare you to effectively serve as a Parole and Probation Officer. Describe your work-related experience with persons of different cultural backgrounds. Describe how you believe the issue of diversity impacts your approach to working with peers and clients. What role do you believe community partners play in community safety and offender rehabilitation? - What is your approach to working with Community Partners? Historically, Parole and Probation Officers serve dual roles in the performance of their duties; a change agent (Counselor/Social Worker) and a Law Enforcement Officer. What role do you align with and why? What unique skills do you possess that apply to those roles? Please describe your experience in utilizing problem-solving skills to resolve conflict. Special Requirements:
The following are minimum standards and examples that may cause your rejection for consideration as an applicant with the Lane County Administration Office. This list is not all inclusive but only covers some typical examples: Must be 18 years of age by the date of appointment Must be a high school graduate or have successfully passed G.E.D. equivalency test. Must have valid Oregon Driver's License at time of appointment. Application and background information must be furnished completely, accurately, legibly, truthfully without deception, gross error or pertinent omissions. Applicants convicted of felony crimes will not be considered to advance further in the process. Conviction of DUii within last three years. Conviction of some misdemeanor crimes may be cause for rejection. Conviction of domestic violence. Multiple arrests without conviction. Multiple traffic accidents. Multiple traffic violations (for example: three moving violations in the last twelve months may cause rejection). Conviction of major traffic crimes within last three years. Multiple bankruptcies or repeated failure to pay just debts. History of habitual use of alcohol without proven rehabilitation, including driving under the influence. History of drug sales or of drug use, including marijuana, methamphetamine, LSD, etc., without proof of satisfactory rehabilitation. History of mental, psychological or personality disorders, to include threats of self-destruction or suicide. History indicating a propensity for violence, assault or inability to control one's temper and anger even under provoking circumstances. History of physical or sexual abuse to family members. History of multiple involvements in neighborhood disputes. History of association with known criminals other than family members. Any statement written or spoken that is verified to be untruthful. Termination for cause or termination during probationary period from previous law enforcement or criminal justice employment. History of any conduct that could reasonably be concluded would adversely affect the veracity, credibility, and/or ability to reach sound decisions and use good judgment in performance of duties. History of injury or disability that may hinder ability to perform duties of an Office Assistant when reasonable accommodation cannot be made. A personal history that would bring disrepute, embarrassment, or lack of public support to the Lane County Administration Department, if appointed. Violation of department policies and/or procedures, rules and regulations after appointment to position. Record over the past three years of excessive absenteeism or tardiness during your employment. A history of job instability reflected by multiple changes in jobs and/or occupation over the past three years. Failure to successfully complete or pass any portion of the selection process for this position, to include a no-hire recommendation by the department's psychologist or psychiatrist. Dishonorable discharge from military service for any of the reasons stated here. Any applicant who is disqualified during our background process will not be considered for any position within the Lane County Parole and Probation Division for a period of two years from the disqualification date.

Rejection for employment with our department does not preclude an applicant from
applying for another position of employment with Lane County.

Job Requirements:
Parole / Probation Officer 1 or 2 Classification Details
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. -All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.

Strategic Plan
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

The - 2018-2021 Strategic Plan - focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

Veteran's Preference Points
Under Oregon law, armed forces veterans may be eligible for preference in employment or promotion, if you think you qualify please submit a copy of your DD214 or 215 (long form / Member Copy-4) that reflects your honorable separation status, and if disabled, a public employment preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. These documents must be electronically attached to your online job application, at the time of submittal, to receive preference. If we do not receive the necessary information as described, we will NOT be able to grant you veteran points/preference you request.

Tobacco Free Campus Policy
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.

Keywords: Lane County, Eugene , Parole/Probation Officer 1 or 2 (F022), Other , Eugene, Oregon

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