Probation Supervisor

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Probation Supervisor

External Job Posting Date
May 25, 2022
City of Job Vacancy

Probation Supervisor

District #4A

Location:  Omaha

$3,000 hiring bonus to join the Judicial Branch! The Judicial Branch is a state-funded Branch of Government that offers benefits to include medical/dental/vision, $20,000 free basic life insurance, state-matched 156% retirement plan, 13 paid holidays, earned paid vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and more.

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.  Perform related work as required.

Assume responsibility for the daily operation of a specialized unit, district field service division or satellite office, under the direction of the Chief Probation Officer or Chief Deputy Probation Officer. Plan, organize, assign, and direct the work activities of staff to facilitate the attainment of the district’s work goals and to ensure consistent application of System/district policies, procedures, and guidelines. Train staff in practices, policies and procedures associated with the supervision and investigation of offenders, and monitor their compliance with System standards. Conduct presentence/predisposition reports and/or supervise an active caseload in accordance with System standards.

Assist the Chief Probation Officer or Chief Deputy Probation Officer in completing case file reviews. Authorize employee time sheets, expense vouchers, mileage logs; approve comp time and authorize payment of claims as the Chief Probation Officer or Chief Deputy Probation Officer directs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, criminal justice, or related fields and three years’ experience working in a probation system or related organization.  All educational credits must be granted from an accredited institution approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to assume a leadership role; cultivate a good working relationship with the court system and other criminal justice agencies, other supervisors and subordinates. Expertise in all areas of Probation work, learn and perform administrative tasks and grow professionally through in-service education, seminars, training programs, etc.  Good communication skills.

Hiring Rate:   $4,741.19 per month. Effective 7/1/2022 $4,859.72 per month.

Closing Date: Continuous until filled

The Judicial Branch values our employees as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.  We recruit, hire, train and promote in all job qualifications at all levels without regard to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or genetics. The Judicial Branch complies with Veterans Preference Laws.

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