STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B16

Class No. 4542

PAROLE OFFICER III

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) parole administration and supervision work. Work involves reviewing and approving parole supervision activities, parole investigations, and parole release plans and reports; coordinating case assignments; and conducting case analyses. May supervise the work of others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Oversees the preparation of social and developmental histories, evaluations, and recommendations and the documentation of offender parole supervision activities.

Oversees or monitors offender compliance with conditions of supervision.

Oversees criminal information searches and investigations to obtain offender information.

Plans, schedules, and supervises parole administration activities.

Reviews and evaluates parole documentation and recommendations.

Provides technical guidance to staff.

Coordinates parole investigations.

Assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures.

May coordinate the utilization of community resources and specialized programs for offender supervision and treatment.

May conduct administrative hearings concerning the parole revocation process.

May supervise the work of others.

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 develop or modify parole casework techniques; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

Must possess a valid driver’s license.


State Auditor’s Office

Reviewed 9-1-17