CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES
JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICER
Full Time Position
The Jerome County Juvenile Probation Department is seeking a Juvenile Probation Officer. Salary range is $16.50 to $19 per hour, depending on experience. Position carries full county benefits offered. Responsibilities include: carrying a caseload of adjudicated juveniles; investigating and preparing reports for the court; attending court; working with other agencies, to include schools, prosecutor’s office, Health and Welfare and law enforcement; coordination of community service projects; facilitating juvenile programs; additional duties include assisting other officers and staff when needed, conducting drug testing and occasional work in the evenings.
Must be over 21 years of age, have valid Idaho driver’s license, Bachelor degree in Social Work and/or Criminal justice, with a minimum of two years of field experience, or at least five years’ experience working in the juvenile justice field.
An Idaho State Department of Motor Vehicles driving record check, must successfully complete and pass a background investigation through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) with fingerprint check. Also, within one year of hire, all new Probation Officers shall attend and successfully complete the Idaho Probation Officer P.O.S.T. Academy. While at P.O.S.T., the Probation Officer will sign a two-year agreement which states that he/she will continue working in the juvenile justice field in Idaho for two years or may be subject to reimbursement of the costs of P.O.S.T. training.
Applications are available at the Jerome County Auditor’s Office, 300 North Lincoln, Room 300, Jerome, Idaho or both can be found below. Please mail or deliver your application with resume to the Jerome County Juvenile Probation Department, Attn: Mario Umana, to: 300 N Lincoln, Room #111, Jerome, ID 83338