US Courts Employment – Supervising U.S. Probation Officer

Website United States Courts

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Job Requirements:

  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: United States Courts

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Seattle, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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