Probation Officer

Kansas City, KS
Unified Government Wyandotte County

Posting Begins April 15, 2021         Posting Ends June 23, 2021

Replacement          Full-time 40 Hrs./Week

Location of Position: Municipal Court Probation Office 701 N. 7th Street

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Incumbents are responsible for managing, monitoring and/or supervising a caseload of assigned offenders ordered to probation by the Kansas City, Kansas Municipal Court, assisting them in fulfilling their probation terms, to include facilitating additional services as needed and maximizing adherence to imposed conditions, reducing risk to the community. Duties include, but are not limited to: Conducting preliminary interviews and completing presentence investigation reports; providing recommendations to the Court; detect and investigate probation violations and implement appropriate alternatives and sanctions; act as intermediary between judges and probationers; track probation progress, documenting detailed case activity; comply with applicable statutes and regulations, court rules, and UG policies, procedures and guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in social sciences, psychology, sociology, criminal justice, behavioral sciences, legal studies or closely related field; and experience in probation, parole, social casework or counseling, two years preferred; or any equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must be a resident of Wyandotte County or willing to relocate within (12) months and possess a valid Kansas driver’s license.

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT IS REQUIRED TO TAKE
PRE-EMPLOYMENT PHYSICAL AND DRUG SCREEN.

Salary Range $18.47/hr  PI # 0052, 0053  Class. Code 1615

The Unified Government of Wyandotte County / Kansas City, Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce
EOE