Parole Officer

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Parole Officer Job Description

 

Job Title: Parole Officer

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Job Location: [Insert Location]

 

Job Summary:

 

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Parole Officer to supervise and support parolees in their reentry into society. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and enforcing the conditions of parole, providing counselling and support services to parolees, and working collaboratively with other criminal justice professionals to ensure successful reintegration into society.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Conduct pre-release investigations and assessments to determine the appropriate supervision level for each parolee.

- Develop and implement supervision plans that include regular contact with parolees and their families, job search assistance, drug and alcohol testing, and counselling services.

- Monitor compliance with parole conditions and take appropriate action when violations occur.

- Collaborate with community resources to provide housing, employment, education, and treatment services to parolees.

- Work collaboratively with law enforcement, probation officers, and other criminal justice professionals to ensure public safety and successful reentry into society.

- Prepare and submit detailed reports and documentation on parolees' progress and compliance with parole conditions.

- Testify in court as needed.

- Attend training sessions and participate in continuing education to maintain knowledge of criminal justice policies and procedures.

 

Requirements:

 

- Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, social work, psychology, or related field.

- Minimum of two years of experience in parole, probation, or a related field.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parolees, families, and other stakeholders.

- Ability to maintain confidentiality and use good judgment in decision-making.

- Knowledge of criminal justice policies and procedures.

- Ability to handle crisis situations and respond appropriately.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

- Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

- Ability to pass a background investigation and drug screening.

 

If you are interested in making a positive difference in the lives of parolees and have the qualifications listed above, please submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!