STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B20

Class No. 4544

PAROLE OFFICER V

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly advanced (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 plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Plans, schedules, and supervises parole administration activities.

Reviews and evaluates parole documentation and recommendations.

Provides technical guidance to staff.

Coordinates or conducts parole investigations of highly confidential matters.

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

Directs actions to be taken on specific parole cases and hearings.

Directs staff in developing new sources of information and in improving casework and administrative hearings techniques.

Develops and implements policies and procedures.

May conduct administrative hearings concerning the parole revocation process.

May plan, assign, and/or 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 plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

Must possess a valid driver’s license.


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