Probation Office Technician
Company: U.S. Probation Office
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: January 8, 2019
Career Opportunity United States
- Probation Office - Northern District of Iowa
Position Position Overview & Representative Duties
U.S. Probation/Pretrial Services Technician(s)
More than one position may be hired from this posting.
The United States Probation Office for the Northern District of Iowa is currently recruiting a temporary Probation/Pretrial Services Technician(s). These positions will be located in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa or Sioux City, Iowa office of the U.S. Probation Office, Northern District of Iowa. These positions are temporary (contingent upon funding and the needs of the office), and is not to exceed one year and one day. However, at that time, the ongoing need for this position will be assessed and possibly extended. The incumbent will assist U.S. Probation/Pretrial Officers (USPOs) in the performance of their duties.
- Assists the USPOs in conducting investigations which includes preparation of presentence reports, prior records, and personal and family data.
- Assists the USPOs in compiling, analyzing, and evaluating information gathered during investigations of case plans for release and non-compliance reports.
- Contacts offenders/defendants through office visits and by telephone under the direction of the USPOs.
- Investigates employment/sources of income, lifestyle and associates to help verify, assess risk, and compliance factors.
- Communicates with other organizations and persons concerning offenders/defendants' behaviors and conditions of supervision. Assists the USPOs in preparing reports including bond reports and violation reports.
- Assists USPOs in procuring and managing treatment for defendants and offenders, including taking urine specimens.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa or Sioux City, Iowa
Salary/Target: CL23 ($33,086-$53,783) Starting wage depends on education and experience. Above range reflects the full pay scale for this position; however, the incumbent would likely start in the developmental range. These wages pertain to applicants that would be new to the Federal Judiciary.
Opening Date: December 14, 2018
Closing Date: January 18, 2019 or until filled. This means an application can be received after the closing date and be fully considered. An application can be received up to the time that the position is filled.
- Applicant must be a U.S Citizen or eligible to work in the United States. High School Diploma or GED is required.
- Candidates must also have two years of general experience, defined as progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the possession of, or the ability to acquire, the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position.
- Education above the high school level may be substituted for required general experience on the basis of one academic year (30 semester or 45 quarter hours) equals one year of general experience.
Completion of bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a field of academic study, such as criminal justice, criminology, psychology, sociology, or human relations. Previous federal judicial experience and previous experience working with inmates and/or offenders is highly desired.
Additional Information For Applicants:
The U.S. Probation Office requires employees to adhere to a code of conduct and dress code.The Federal Financial Reform Act requires direct deposit of federal wages for Court employees. U.S. Probation Office employees serve under "Expected Appointments." They are considered "at will" employees, with the exception of U.S. Probation Officers, who are "for cause."
Federal benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, (10) paid holidays, and retirement benefits. Optional benefits include health and life insurance, disability insurance, long term care insurance, dental and vision insurance, and participation in the court's flexible benefits program.
As a condition of employment verification, an FBI Background check is required. Applicants are advised that false statements or omission of information on any application materials or the inability to meet the aforementioned conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed. The Probation Office provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
Keywords: U.S. Probation Office, Sioux City , Probation Office Technician, Administration, Clerical , Sioux City, Iowa
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