Probation and Parole Aide
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GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To assist in the performance of intake procedures involving the interpretation and completion of intake data forms; to research and gather case information that pertains to probationers as required by the department; to do related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the immediate supervision of a probation and parole counselor from whom general and specific instructions and assignments are received; work is reviewed in process and upon completion for satisfactory performance and conformance to instructions and policies.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Usually none.Illustrative Examples of Work Performed
Required Qualifications for Appointment
- To assist in the performance of intake procedures involving the interpretation and completion of intake data forms.
- To research and gather case information that pertains to probationers as required by the department.
- To obtain police reports from appropriate law enforcement departments as well at the Attorney General’s office.
- To explain conditions of probation to probationers and to ensure that probationers have a thorough understanding of special conditions of probation, such as counseling and/or specific court orders.
- To schedule appointments between the probationers and the probationers and the probation and parole counselor as appropriate.
- To explain procedures for restitution to probationers when restitution has been ordered by the court.
- To represent the Adult Probation and Parole Unit, as directed, in court providing case testimony.
- To prepare written reports and related forms.
- To do related work as required.
KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: The ability to learn and apply the principles, practices and techniques of probation and parole services; the ability to interpret court orders, judgements and dispositions and to transcribe such information accurately; the ability to assist probation and parole officers in the referral of probationers to outside resources; the ability to prepare clear, concise written reports and forms; the ability to appear in court when so requested; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, offenders, superiors and the public; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Education: Such as may have been gained through: graduation from a senior high school; and
Experience: Such as may have been gained through: considerable employment in a position with responsibility for the performance of complex clerical and routine administrative tasks in a supportive role directly related to the probation and parole unit’s function.
Or, any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.
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