Probation Officer

Sebastian County -Human Resource   Fort Smith, AR   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on November 2, 2020

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Sebastian County Job Opening
Probation Officer

Mental Health Court
Salary Range: $32,405

Job Summary
The Probation Officer will be responsible for assisting in the supervision of adult offenders placed on parole or probation. Will review policies, procedures, regulations and conditions of parole or probation and establishes the frequency of office visits. Observes and may participate in counseling during office visits and refers them to various agencies for assistance. Assists in drug testing and in writing parole violation warrants or probation violation reports. Observes the serving warrants, making arrest of parole violators or contacting the appropriate authorities to issue arrest of violators. May assists in submitting progress reports. The position is governed by state and federal laws and county policies.

Education and Experience
• High School diploma or equivalent required
• Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology,
• Psychology, Social Work or other job related
education and/or experience may be substituted
for all or part of these basic requirements, except
the certifications/licensure requirements upon
approval of the Qualifications Review Board

Minimum Entry Qualifications:
• Constant 24 hour on call duty
• Required ability to carry/operate firearm
• Must be able to be certified as a Specialized Law • Enforcement Officer by the Commission on the
Law Enforcement Standards and Training in
accordance with ACA 12-9-106 within 1 yr of hire
• Possess a valid Arkansas Driver’s License


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