Probation And Parole Officer //-juvenile

State of Louisiana
120 or more semester per week $3,122 - $5,620 Per month LA 7359 Interstate 49 South Service Rd, Opelousas, LA 70570, United States Apply before 5/31/2024 11:59
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Overview

Supplemental Information

This vacancy will be located at the Lake Charles Regional Office in Lake Charles, La. 
 
  The Probation and Parole Officer 1 Juvenile has a Special Entrance Rate (SER) of $1,590.40 Biweekly.
  The Probation and Parole Officer 2 Juvenile has a Special Entrance Rate (SER) of $1,701.60 Biweekly.
 
 The Probation and Parole Officer 3 Juvenile has a Special Entrance Rate (SER) of $2,084.80 Biweekly.
 

As part of a Career Progression Group, these vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Probation and Parole Officer 1, 2 or 3 (Juvenile), depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the Probation and Parole Officer 3 – Juvenile is $88,400 annually. Please refer to the "Job Specifications" tab located at the top of the LA Careers "Current Job Opportunities" page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
 
 AN IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING COMPETENCIES:
  

  • Building and Supporting Teams: The ability to combine your actions and efforts with others to work toward achieving a common goal.
  • Communicating Effectively: The ability to relay information correctly and appropriately to connect people and ideas.
  • Developing Plans: The ability to prioritize tasks and competing demands to create accurate plans. 
  • Focusing on Customers: The ability to serve the needs of those who support and/or rely on the services provided. 
  • Thinking Critically: The ability to generate ideas, manipulate ideas, and make unconventional connections to develop original approaches. 
  • Adapting to Change: The ability to adjust plans, expectations, and behaviors in response to change. 
  • Following Policies and Procedures: The ability to comply with the policies and procedures of the organization as well as State Civil Service rules, and all applicable federal and state laws.
The Office of Juvenile Justice will receive a list of eligible applicants ONLY from the people who respond to this posting.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
 
  *Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*
   
  For further information about this vacancy contact:

  Garilyn London

  OJJ/ Human Resources
  Garilyn.London@la.gov
 
In the supplemental questions section, applicants must authorize the HR Office of Juvenile Justice to contact prior employers to check references under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) to be considered for employment.
 
The Office of Juvenile Justice is a State as a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For more information on employment-related resources available for those with disabilities, refer to the 
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If you are contacted for an interview, please let us know at that time if you will need special accommodations.
 
 NOTE: Prior to an appointment, the selected applicant must take and pass a drug       screening test, possess a valid Louisiana Driver's License and clear a background check.
 
This agency participates in the E-Verify system for verification of citizenship and employment authorization.   
 
    

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


A baccalaureate degree.



SUBSTITUTIONS:



Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree.



Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree as follows:



A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.



30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.



60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.



90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.



120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.





College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.



NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:



An applicant who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or a felony, or who is under indictment of a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.



Possession of a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.



Willingness and ability to handle and carry firearms.



Willingness and ability to complete Corrections Juvenile Services-Agent Curriculum.



NOTE:


Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

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