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The U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Office for the Western District of Washington is currently accepting applications for a Supervising U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Officer
- Fosters a positive work environment, promoting morale and encouraging dedication and enthusiasm.
- Provides clear communication between line staff and senior management to implement and accomplish the goals of the district.
- Reviews and evaluates all investigative and supervision work in the unit to ensure accuracy, quality, timeliness, and adherence to statutes, judiciary and court policies, procedures, and guidelines.
- Leads and champions evidence-based practices within the district.
- Demonstrates, in communication and in action, a strong commitment to furthering the Chief Probation and Pretrial Service Officer’s goals.
- Confers regularly with probation officers; assists officers in improving supervision, investigative, and writing skills.
- Assigns and schedules work in the unit, ensuring adequate resources are available for investigative and supervision services.
- Assists officers in meeting the needs of defendants with complex problems and circumstances; provides leadership in the development of alternatives, utilization of community resources, and the application of professionally sound case management principles.
- Evaluates the performance of officers in the unit on a consistent and timely basis.
- Conducts unit staff meetings to provide direction and guidance to staff, identify performance and operational problems, and develop creative solutions.
- Willingly listens to and solicits feedback; gives feedback with courage and diplomacy;
- Broad knowledge of and experience with the criminal justice and U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services systems;
- Capability of dealing skillfully with others in professional work relationships;
- Ability to incorporate and analyze data;
- Commitment to upholding and promoting the district’s mission;
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team;
- Strong skills in leadership, flexibility, initiative, listening, courage and creativity;
- Ability to build trust and confidence with staff;
- Professional written and verbal communication skills;
- Three years’ experience as a U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services officer including at least one year at the CL-28.
Company: United States Courts
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Seattle, WA, US
Application Deadline: N/A