Adams County Probation and Court Services Department
PROBATION and COURT SERVICES DEPARTMENT
POSTING DATE: February 9, 2018
DEPARTMENT: Court Services – Probation
POSITION: Probation Officer
HOURLY RATE: $21.13 per hour ($38,457 per year)
HOURS: 35 hours per week – Monday through Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – occasional evenings
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. A degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field of study is preferred. Availability to work a variable schedule.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A working knowledge of probation programs and practices. Familiarity with the concepts of cognitive-behavioral techniques, motivational interviewing, social learning theory, and evidence-based principles. Familiarity with the criminal justice system. The ability to establish working relationships with a wide array of people and to work under stressful circumstances. Good problem solving, organizational, oral, written and computer skills. Possessing the qualities of integrity, professionalism, dependability, confidentiality, flexibility and a willingness to learn new skills. Ability to thrive in a team environment.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please submit cover letter, resume’ and application, as noted below, by February 23, 2018 to: Wendy Venvertloh-Director of Court Services, Adams County Probation Department, 521 Vermont, Quincy, IL 62301, email@example.com
APPLICATION: A local application is available at following link: http://www.co.adams.il.us/Probation/forms/employmentapplication.pdf
In addition, a “Probation/Court Services Employment/Promotion Application” from the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts – Probation Division must be completed and is available at the following link: http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/Administrative/forms/Probation/Employment/
Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the selection process.
The County of Adams is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://www.co.adams.il.us/Probation/forms/employmentapplication.pdf →