Sunday , January 29 2023

Florida State Employment – Chief Probation Officer

Website State of Florida

Job Description:

This is a responsible leadership position that ensures the service delivery of probation, day treatment and conditional release services in a Judicial Circuit. The services delivered will be in accordance with federal and state law, Department rules and regulations and all other established by the Secretary of the Department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serves as support provider and coordinator for stakeholders’ initiatives within the circuit. Coordinates and communicates with other agencies to ensure goals and objectives for non-residential programs, including prevention, diversion and intervention services. Plan, coordinate, attend and organize program activities. Establish a circuit prevention diversion plan in cooperation with local providers.
  • Monitors the performance of probation services to verify their compliance with federal, state, and departmental guidelines.
  • Supervises program staff responsible for the oversight of day treatment programs to ensure compliance with department guidelines, policy and procedures.
  • Liaison with contracted programs performing day treatment services, probation and conditional release functions.
  • Provides status reports of the circuit’s performance to the Regional Director as to the circuit’s achievement and areas where corrective action is needed.
  • Maintains liaison with courts, the State attorney’s office, public defenders, and law enforcement agencies within the Judicial circuit. Serves as superior contact with police department, school personnel, other state agencies, judges, community group providers, vendors, parents and clients. Implement a range of monitoring activities to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Establishes consistent programs performing day treatment services, probation and conditional release functions, by ensuring services are provided in accordance with statutes, administrative rules, policies and procedures.
  • Provide supervision of units who deliver probation and conditional release services.
  • Liaison with department personnel in specialized areas to resolve problems and effective utilization of department resources.
  • Supervises administrative staff to ensure functions are in compliance with personnel policies, fiscal accountability and general services.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position.
  • Knowledge of Leadership Skills.
  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to communicate with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain relationships with external community, as well as co-workers and subordinates.
  • Knowledge of State and Federal rules and regulations.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Knowledge of supervisory techniques.
  • Ability to work independently,

Job Details:

Company: State of Florida

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Melbourne, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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