Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating, directing, and supervising daily activities and employees within a specialized unit, district field service division or satellite office. This position retains and exercises general probation officer duties and responsibilities, however, the position entails specifically assigned administrative tasks tailored to fit the needs of a particular district and/or the needs of the Chief Probation Officer. The work is performed under the direction of the Chief Probation Officer or Chief Deputy Probation Officer and involves direct supervisory responsibility over the work product and activities of a defined group of employees.
This position assumes the responsibility for the daily operation of a specialized unit; plans, organizes, assigns, and directs the work activities of staff within the specialized unit; trains staff in practices, policies and procedures associated with the supervision and investigation of offenders, and monitor their compliance with System standards; consults with the Chief Probation Officer and/or Chief Deputy Probation Officer regarding the specific needs of the specialized unit; conducts predisposition reports and/or supervises an active caseload in accordance with System standards; assists the Chief Probation Officer or Chief Deputy Probation Officer in completing case file reviews; possesses the ability to cultivate a good working relationship with the court system and other criminal justice agencies; willingness to learn and perform administrative tasks; desires to grow professionally through in-service education, seminars, training programs, etc.
Meet the basic requirements for selection as probation officer trainee, graduation from college with a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields and continue to meet the requirements of a probation officer.
The ability to speak Spanish is desired but not required. Please visit http://www.statejobs.nebraska.gov/ to fill out the State application.