United States Probation Officer (Pretrial, Presentence, or Supervision Unit)

Posted on Aug 03, 2021 via USAJobs

U.S. Courts, Judicial Branch

Tulsa, OK  |   #government


The United States Probation Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma is a combined district responsible for all pretrial, presentence, and post-conviction functions for the United States District Court.

The district is comprised of eleven counties in Northeastern Oklahoma.

The office is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, in a field of study involving criminal justice, psychology, sociology, human relations, business or public administration, or any other behavioral sciences.n* Must have two years of specialized experience (including at least one equivalent to work at the CL-25 level) or a master's degree in a field of study closely related to the position or a Juris Doctorate degree.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Progressively responsible experience gained after completion of a bachelor's degree, in such fields as probation, pretrial services, parole, corrections, criminal investigations, work in substance/addiction treatment.

Experience as a police, custodial, or security officer, other than any criminal investigative experience is not creditable.

COURT-PREFERRED SKILLS, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE: * An advanced degree in the fields listed previously under Specialized Experience.n* Excellent problem-solving skills and interpersonal skills.n* Excellent oral and written communication skills.n* The ability to analyze relevant information and prepare an accurate written summary of technical information in an organized, objective, clear and concise manner.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS: Successful candidates must be mature and highly organized; must possess tact, good judgment, poise and initiative; and must always maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.

The ability to meet the public, work harmoniously with others and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PROBATION OFFICERS: First time appointees to the position of United States Probation Officer must undergo an extensive government background investigation.

Further, prior to appointment, the selectee considered for this position will undergo a medical examination and drug screening, the selectee may then be appointed provisionally, pending a favorable suitability determination by the Court.

In addition, as a condition of employment, incumbents will be subject to ongoing random drug screening, updated background investigations every five years, and, as deemed necessary by management for reasonable cause, may be subject to subsequent fitness-for-duty evaluations.

The medical requirements and the essential job functions derived from the medical guidelines for probation officers, pretrial services officers, and officer assistants are available for public view at https://www.uscourts.gov/.

Officers must successfully complete a six-week national training program at the United States Courts National Training Academy at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston, South Carolina.

Deadline: 2022-04-10 (250 days left)
Salary: 52K-57K Per Year

How to Apply

Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.

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