|Date Opened||7/6/2023 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|
|Job Type||Open and Competitive|
Have you felt a calling for public service? Do you have a passion for transforming lives while promoting community safety and personal accountability? If you answered yes to these questions, a job with Loudoun County Community Corrections offers a fantastic opportunity to use cutting edge technologies and innovative strategies to reduce recidivism and promote lasting change in those we serve. Working in our department isn’t just a job…it’s a mission, and YOU can make a difference in your community every day.
The Department of Community Corrections is currently seeking qualified applicants to join their innovative team as a full-time Bilingual Probation Officer. This position will serve as an Officer of the Court in a hybrid role to supervise both criminal defendants and offenders placed in the program by the Courts and magistrates.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated and provide a culturally competent, balanced supervision approach to the defendant/offender population, utilizing facets of both social work and law enforcement. Candidate must be able to multitask in a fast-paced, high volume, dynamic environment. Duties include supervising defendants, submitting reports, testifying in Court, administering drug tests, making referrals for substance abuse assessments/treatment, mental health assessments/treatment, domestic violence assessments/treatment, sex offender treatment; monitoring community service work, shoplifting programs; collecting restitution, encouraging all special conditions of the Court to be fulfilled. This position notifies the courts and law enforcement as needed when violations of court-ordered probation or bond conditions occur. This position requires regular attendance at court proceedings, testifying in violation hearings and as called upon by all three of the Loudoun County Courts.
Hiring salary commensurate with experience.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, or related field, and a minimum of two (2) years related experience in the criminal justice field. Spanish proficiency is required for this position.
Must be willing to supervise criminal defendants and offenders, some of whom have violent histories that may subject to electronic monitoring, to collect urine for drug testing and use breathalyzers for alcohol detection. May require occasional residential visits and community collateral contracts. Prefer that the candidate have experience working with criminally involved, substance abusing individuals and/or strong background/knowledge/education in substance abuse, addiction, mental health and appropriate services/ treatments, and an understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence. Must have strong writing skills and be able to compile facts and information into concise reports for submission to the Court. The candidate will have strong communication skills to interact with representatives from the legal community such as Commonwealth's Attorneys, law enforcement, defense attorneys, judges and court personnel. The candidate will work as part of a team within the Community Corrections Department.
VCIN certification is required; the selected candidate will obtain certification within 90 days of hire.
Must undergo and complete a criminal background check, DMV record check and pass a language proficiency test. An annual DMV record check will be required.
|Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.||If you have questions about how to apply online, you may contact us by phone at (703) 777-0213 or email us at HR@loudoun.gov. EOE.|