- Job date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 07:59:06 GMT
- Expected salary: $35700 – 50930 per year
- Job title: Probation and Parole Agent #01-2021 **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY
- Company: State of South Carolina
- Location: Spartanburg County, SC
Reviews background information, interviews offenders, assesses offender risk and needs and develops supervision plans. Explains conditions of supervision to offenders; counsels offenders regarding appropriate behavior and life skills; refers offenders to appropriate services. Makes and documents required contacts with offenders; gathers and reports information about offenders. Monitors offender compliance with conditions of supervision; discusses offender violations with supervisor to determine what action should be taken. Gathers information about possible violations and prepares violation reports. Locates violators, executes arrests and takes violators into custody. Presents offenders and violation reports to hearing officers, the Board of Paroles and Pardons or courts. Processes offenders from court. Develops and maintains professional competence.A bachelor’s degree with at least 15 semester hours in social or behavioral science courses; An associate’s degree and two (2) years of military or certified law enforcement experience (to include Class 1 or Offender Supervision Specialist experience) may be substituted; or a high school diploma and four (4) years of military or certified law enforcement experience (to include Class 1 or Offender Supervision Specialist experience) may be substituted.In addition to meeting the minimum requirements, applicants must have the ability to meet C-1 law enforcement certification by the SC Criminal Justice Academy (12 weeks sequestration at the academy).
SCDPPPS DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS ARE CONSIDERED DURING THE INTERVIEW PHASE
S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services is a para-military organization. If considered for hire applications are subject to the following: physical ability test (PAT), background check, credit check, cybervetting check, driving records check, criminal records check, screening for illicit drugs; must undergo a physical exam and psychological exam.
For this position the applicants are required to take the Nelson-Denny Test (Reading Comprehension & Vocabulary test).
Locations Currently Hiring:
Spartanburg ( 2 positions)
SCDPPPS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services is committed to maintaining a workforce that is free of unlawful discrimination, including harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy & childbirth (or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation) religion, disability or age.