|DATE:||June 7, 2018|
ALL COUNTY EMPLOYEES AND ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES
(This is a Competitive position and there is an open-competitive eligible list. No new applications will be accepted at this time.)
Michael Iapoce, Commissioner of Social Services
1061 Development Court, Kingston, New York 12401
|JOB VACANCY:||Senior Probation Officer / Permanent/ Full-Time/ Benefited|
|SALARY:||$30.25/Hour (Grade 16)|
|FILL DATE:||June 28, 2018|
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Undertakes special assignments and has immediate change of complex cases in a local probation agency; does related work as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Employees in this class work at an advanced professional level in a local probation agency. They are responsible for more complex assignments and more difficult case evaluations in intake, investigation and supervision activities than those assigned to regular probation officers. Employees in this class work under general supervision of a higher ranking professional employee, with more independence of action than that granted probation officers.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good knowledge of modern probation principles and practices; good knowledge of principles underlying human behavior, growth and development; good knowledge of and skill in investigating, interviewing, case recording and report preparation techniques as applied to probation work; good knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to probation work and of functions and procedures of courts involved with the work of the agency; good knowledge of community organization principles and practices; ability to gain the confidence and cooperation of others; emotional maturity; good powers of observation, perception and analysis.
ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Promotion: Two (2) years of permanent service as probation officer.
Open Competitive: Three (3) years’ experience as a probation officer. Graduate work in social work, law, public administration, criminal justice, sociology, or a related field may be substituted for such experience on a year for year basis up to a maximum of two (2) years.
IF COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY EDUCATION IS INDICATED; TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED AND SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. A CANDIDATE LACKING THE REQUIRED TRANSCRIPTS WILL RECEIVE A CONDITIONAL APPROVAL PENDING THE RECEIPT OF TRANSCRIPTS.
Special Requirement for appointment to Ulster County positions: In accordance with Ulster County Legislative Local Law Number 14 of 2007 or by other State and Federal Statutes, candidates for employment to all Ulster County positions must obtain clearance for appointment from the Department of Criminal Justice System or other mandated Federal and State regulatory authority based upon fingerprinting and a criminal history background check.
ULSTER COUNTY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.