City and County of Denver Electronic Monitoring Probation Officer - Community Corrections in Colorado

Job Description

This Electronic Monitoring Probation Officer position is with the Community Corrections Division – Pretrial Services & Electronic Monitoring Program. The Denver Division of Community Corrections (DCC) is an agency within the Department of Safety. The agency administers alternative to incarceration programs including; pretrial services, in-home detention, and residential halfway houses. The DCC has a diverse and dedicated staff committed to enhancing public safety and working with community and other criminal justice agencies to alleviate system backlogs and inefficiencies.

Job Responsibilities

Utilizing electronic drive-by, on-site, or telephone monitoring equipment, performs 24 hour on-call monitoring of offenders at residences, businesses, or performing community service.

Meets with clients weekly to verify client participation in court ordered treatment, employment, and/or community service, and documents client progress.

Conducts investigations and verifies information on misdemeanants and felons, and utilizes a computer to access and record information from the National Crime Information Center, the District Attorney's Record, or other law enforcement or probation databases.

Determines action to be taken for offender failure to meet court dictated requirements, and notifies supervisor and court.

Analyzes offender's performance and compliance with court ordered programs, and prepares reports for the courts concerning revocation requests, program progress, and recommendations for treatment.

Interviews defendants, victims, witnesses and others to obtain information.

Installs electronic monitoring equipment, and ensures the return of all equipment and supplies.

Provides information to the court on impacting laws and relevant electronic monitoring issues.

Testifies in court as needed. Any one position may not include all of the duties listed. However, the allocation of positions will be determined by the amount of time spent in performing the essential duties listed above.

Qualifications

Education Requirement Baccalaureate Degree in Criminal Justice, Corrections, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, or a directly related field.

Experience Requirement One year of experience in case writing or counseling in areas such as probation, alcohol and drug abuse, or domestic violence.

Education/Experience Equivalency Additional appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement on a one year for one year basis.

Licensure and/or Certification Possession of a valid Colorado Class "R" Driver's License at the time of application.

By position, possession of Alcohol and Drug Evaluating Specialist (ADES) Certification from the State of Colorado at the time of application. Possession of ADES Certificate is required by the completion of probation.

Additional Information

Class Title: Electronic Monitoring Probation Officer *Grade: 621 N Agency: Department of Safety - Community Corrections Recruiter: HT Assessments / Testing: This position may require an online or in-person assessment. If testing is required, you will receive an email from AssessmentTeam@denvergov.org* with further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add AssessmentTeam*@denvergov.org* to your safe sender list and check you spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here*.*

Pre-employment Screening: An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here*.*

Probationary Period: This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a nine month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here*.*

The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

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Salary: $50,935.00 - $74,365.00 Annually

Job Type: Unlimited Regular

Job Number: 34367 15183

Location: Various locations throughout the City & County of Denver, CO

Department: Public Safety (SAFETY)

Closing: 12/4/2016 11:59 PM Mountain