STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B15

Class No. 4541

PAROLE OFFICER II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine (journey-level) parole administration work. Work involves providing supervision to offenders, conducting parole investigations, and obtaining information for and preparing parole administration documentation. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Prepares and facilitates implementation of parole supervision plans.

Prepares social and developmental histories, evaluations, and recommendations and documents offender parole supervision activities.

Evaluates offender adjustment and recommends revisions to parole supervision plans.

Monitors offender compliance with conditions of supervision.

Interviews, counsels, and trains offenders on reintegration skills.

Responds to inquiries from offenders and the public.

Performs criminal information searches and investigations to obtain offender information.

Informs local law enforcement officers of pre-parole plans and counsels the parolee’s family.

Investigates violations of parole and submits violation reports and recommendations.

May assist in conducting administrative hearings concerning the parole revocation process.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in parole administration work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of criminology and penology principles; of the principles, methods, techniques, and practices of parole case management; and of state and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to pardons and paroles.

Skill in the use of office equipment, computers, and applicable software.

Ability to interpret and apply rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; to solve problems; to maintain records and files; and to communicate effectively.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

Must possess a valid driver’s license.


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17