Probation Officer

Job Locations US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/18/2021 6:44 PM)
Job ID
2021-1600
# of Openings
1
Category
Tribal Court

Overview

Responsible for monitoring and supervising probationers and for enforcing adherence to the court ordered conditions of probation.

Responsibilities

  • Supervises court ordered community service workers and keeps track of the hours they have worked.
  • Records contacts made with all probationers; maintains a digital and manual file to keep record of all contacts made.
  • Conducts random drug and alcohol testing for all probationers; conducts random home visits.
  • Initiates probation intake/risk assessment procedure, prepares the Probationer’s agreement after disposition.
  • Coordinates efforts with Jemez Behavioral Health Program and attends monthly meetings to discuss probationer status in their programs; coordinates with Jemez Social Services on referred probationers on the status of their placement plans of DV sessions and/or Parenting Skills sessions
  • Drafts pre-sentence reports prior to sentencing for Judge to review for disposition recommendations; prepares pre-disposition report on juvenile criminal history and provides written recommendations for Juvenile Judge
  • Attends Tribal Court on trials and hearings regarding probationers, and will file order to show cause and request warrants for non-compliance.
  • Records all criminal offenses on the court management system for tracking and reporting purposes to the Department of Justice.
  • Collaborates with service provider on court ordered installation and supervision of alcohol monitoring bracelets and handheld breathalyzers.
  • Conducts support services with Jemez Behavioral Health counselors as a part of the re-entry program for offenders transitioning from inpatient treatment or jail back in to society.
  • Collaborates with State and Federal Probation officers to maintain supervision and escort the probation officers to their client’s residence.
  • Attends workshops, training, conferences, and meetings regarding probation or other pertinent court/probation related enhancement activities.
  • Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Associate’s Degree in criminal justice, or a closely related field preferred; AND two (2) years of experience in providing probation and casework/counseling services. 

Must speak Towa.

 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • New Mexico Driver’s License.
  • Job specific certifications will be required within six (6) months of date of employment.

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