Applying To: Parole and Probation Officer
- Minimum: $37,492.00
- Maximum: $58,604.00
Incumbents in this position are responsible for providing assistance to parolees and probationers, including interviewing, investigating, monitoring, and making recommendations to the Courts. Duties include providing an intense and treatment-based program for nonviolent, mentally ill and developmentally disabled participants who are homeless or indigent from the normal criminal justice process to positively impact the offender’s life; performing needs assessment, interviews and enforcing conditions regarding Court ordered sentencing, treatment or educational alternatives; and working extensively with other departmental, state, and local agencies.
For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Parole and Probation Officer
A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Social Work, or a closely related field. OR, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
License: Must possess and maintain a valid Missouri driver's license while employed by the City of St. Louis. Must possess a valid driver's license at the time of filing application and be able to present it at upon request. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application.
Documentation of academic credentials must be submitted upon request.
When completing the Employment History and the Educational/Training History sections of the Employment Application, please be as thorough as possible when describing your education, training and experience relating to this position. Your employment experience and training will be used to determine whether you meet the entrance requirements for this position and to compute your experience and training evaluation. Applicants will only receive credit for their experience and education as shown on the application. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. When completing the Employment History section of the application, include reasons for changes in employers and explain any gaps in employment. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of their DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or upon request. The Director of Personnel may, in their discretion, accept alternate documentation.
CITY RESIDENTS PREFERENCE POINTS: City residents who pass an examination for a position in the classified service and do not receive any other preference will receive a five (5) point preference on a scale of 100 points on the exam. An additional one (1) point shall be added to the passing score of City residents who receive any other preference on a scale of 100 points. City residents must have resided in the City for at least one (1) year at the time of filing their application to be eligible for the preference points.
LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION: Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
Scoring Components and Their Weights
- Experience and Training: 100%
- Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
Residency Requirement: Saint Louis City residency is generally required within 120 days after a working test period is completed. Proof of residency will be requested.
Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies. Please submit application as soon as possible.
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