Thursday , March 30 2023

DCF Employment Opportunities For Correctional Probation Senior Officer

Website Florida Department of Children and Families

Job Description:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for supervising, surveilling and maintaining a specialized caseload consisting of youthful offenders, drug offender probation, community controlees, pre-trial intervention offenders, offender releases or any combination of the above. As workload demands require, this position may be required to supervise other types or classifications of offenders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Encourages and fosters offender compliance with the supervision order through guidance, goal setting, monitoring of offender behavior and supervision in the community.
  • Conducts field and office supervision visits via personal contact, collateral/community contacts, surveillance contacts, telephone contacts and electronic methods to ensure compliance with conditions of supervision and to provide assistance to offenders as appropriate.
  • Utilizes information management system to develop offender payment plans for all monetary obligations ordered by the sentencing or releasing authority and enforces offender compliance with the payment plan.
  • Maintains case records, in both electronic and hard copy, documenting the status of offender background, legal history, treatment and progress of the offender under supervision.
  • Takes digitized photographs of offenders for placement on web site.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to public and victim needs, concerns and complaints and takes appropriate, prompt action as required.
  • Assesses and/or assists in assessing and identifying offender needs, treatment options, and supervision objectives and refers offenders as appropriate.
  • Establishes and records structured treatment programs, client management classifications, pre-trial contracts and other programs designed to enhance offender improvement in areas of education, psychological counseling, social services, health education, vocational training, substance abuse and other areas of need and ensures adherence to these plans.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of techniques for advising, interviewing, and counseling.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to review and analyze data.
  • Ability to assist offenders in solving problems.
  • Ability to apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct investigations.

Job Details:

Company: Florida Department of Children and Families

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Gainesville, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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