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DCC Parole Probation Assistant Area Manager
Agency: Arkansas Department of Community Correction
Office: A1
Date Posted: 02/09/2018
Posting Expires: 02/26/2018
The Department of Community Correction (DCC) Parole/Probation Assistant Area Manager is responsible for supervising staff in various judicial districts and/or multiple offices throughout an assigned area within the state and for managing a small caseload. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises assigned staff members by interviewing and recommending for hire, conducting new employee location orientation, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of subordinates. Conducts file audits for transfer into and out of the area and for minimum supervision. Creates and maintains supervisory files on subordinates. Counsels assigned employees, evaluates circumstances, and determines resolution in accordance with established policy and procedures. Records employee training in database. Assists Area Manager with the overall operation of the Area by conducting meetings and providing training to Parole/Probation Officers, and by interpreting, implementing and disseminating rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and performance standards. Assists with accreditation process. Acts as a DCC Parole/Probation Officer by carrying a small caseload of parolees and probationers. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Frequent on-call duty, in-state travel, and exposure to danger are required.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of parole and probation programs, laws, and policies. Knowledge of the characteristics of supervision and human behavior. Knowledge of caseload managementKnowledge of court and/or hearing procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to work with the statewide and departmental computer databases. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to communicate both in writing and orally. Ability to conduct parole/probation investigations and complete reports. Ability to qualify with firearms, and exercise self-defense tactics. Ability to make oral presentations, plan and conduct training, and prepare specialized reports.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelorís degree in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling, political science, social behavioral science, rehabilitation science or a related field; plus two years of experience as a DCC Parole/Probation Officer, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity. ORThe formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus seven years of experience in correctional work, law enforcement or a related field, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must be certified as a Specialized Police Officer by the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training in accordance with ACA 12-9-106. Must possess a valid Arkansas driverís license. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Agency Specific Information
This Position will close at 11:59 pm on the closing date listed.

If a college degree is required for the position for which you are applying, bring a copy of your official transcript with you if you are selected for an interview. Also if you have Veteran status you will need to scan/email or mail in your DD-214 to receive credit for Veteran preference before the close date of each job.

Method of pay is direct deposit. Checking or savings account required if hired.

Participation in contributory Retirement Plan required if hired.

All Applicants must submit a complete and accurate information on a completed application form according to instructions. List all prior work experience, including military service, beginning with your most recent employment. You may include volunteer or unpaid work as part of your work history; however, you should include the number of hours per week in which you performed these duties.

Please complete the Work History section of the application, even if you are including a resume. Resume are not accepted in lieu of the state application. Incomplete applications will NOT be processed.

DCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DCC is a Criminal Justice Agency and Drug-Free Workplace, Employees Are Subject to a Background Check and Initial and Periodic Substance Abuse Testing.

If applying for a Counseling position there is a 6% SALARY INCREASE DEPENDING ON CERTIFICATION.

If applying for a Parole Probation Officer position the following is REQUIRED: Formal education of a Bachelor's degree from accredited College or University accredited by the organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Rehabilitation Counseling, Political Science, Social Behavior Science, Rehabilitation Science or other human behavior fields and those with management emphasis.

Department Community Correction, Attn: Human Resource Section, Two Union National Plaza, 3rd Floor, 105 West Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201.
Job Details
Position No.: 22083737
Class Code: X042C
Grade: GS08
Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job County/Region: Benton,Washington
Contact Information
Contact name: Cindy Russom
Phone: 501-682-9561
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