Website Florida Department of Corrections
The incumbent in this position is responsible for supervising, surveilling and maintaining a specialized caseload consisting of youthful offenders, drug offender probation, community controlees, pre-trial intervention offenders, offender releases or any combination of the above. As workload demands require, this position may be required to supervise other types or classifications of offenders. The incumbent may also perform duties relating to the intake officer, court liaison officer, trainer and electronic monitoring device installer. This position may also direct and supervise a correctional probation officer at a probation and restitution center and may involve monitoring a residential treatment facility and being the on-site departmental representative supervising the program participants.
- Assesses and/or assists in assessing and identifying offender needs, treatment options, and supervision objectives and refers offenders as appropriate.
- Establishes and records structured treatment programs, client management classifications, pre-trial contracts and other programs designed to enhance offender improvement in areas of education, psychological counseling, social services, health education, vocational training, substance abuse and other areas of need and ensures adherence to these plans.
- Conducts field and office supervision visits via personal contact, collateral/community contacts, surveillance contacts, telephone contacts and electronic methods to ensure compliance with conditions of supervision and to provide assistance to offenders as appropriate.
- Utilizes information management system to develop offender payment plans for all monetary obligations ordered by the sentencing or releasing authority and enforces offender compliance with the payment plan.
- Maintains case records, in both electronic and hard copy, documenting the status of offender background, legal history, treatment and progress of the offender under supervision.
- Takes digitized photographs of offenders for placement on web site.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to public and victim needs, concerns and complaints and takes appropriate, prompt action as required.
- Exhibits appropriate demeanor and knowledge as a representative of department.
- Attends hearings or appears as a witness in any proceedings before a sentencing or releasing authority making determinations regarding offenders under supervision.
- Reports non-compliance with order of supervision to sentencing or releasing authority and prepares violation and other required reports, forwarding them to appropriate sentencing or releasing authority.
- Conducts pre-sentence, pre-trial, post-sentence, interstate compact, sentencing guidelines and other required investigations on offenders.
- Makes recommendations on offenders under supervision or pending disposition to the sentencing or releasing authorities regarding continued supervision, revocation, diversion and incarceration.
- Ability to review and analyze data.
- Ability to assist offenders in solving problems.
- Ability to apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
- Knowledge of techniques for advising, interviewing, and counseling.
- Ability to conduct investigations.
Company: Florida Department of Corrections
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Functions: Other
Job Location: Sarasota, FL, US
Application Deadline: N/A