U.S. Probation Officer-Treatment Services Specialist Job in Portland, Maine – Judicial Branch



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Judicial Branch. The opening is for an U.S. Probation Officer-Treatment Services Specialist in Portland, Maine Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

U.S. Probation Officer-Treatment Services Specialist – Portland, Maine
U.S. Courts, Judicial Branch
Job ID: 521066
Start Date: 10/07/2021
End Date: 11/15/2021

Qualification Summary
Minimum Qualifications: Three years of specialized experience, including at least one year as a probation/pretrial services officer in the U.S. courts. Specialized Experience Definition:Progressively responsible experience gained after completion of a bachelor’s degree, in such fields as probation, pretrial services, parole, corrections, criminal investigations, or work in substance/addiction treatment. Experience as a police, custodial, or security officer, other than any criminal investigative experience, is not creditable.Ability to communicate well orally and in writing. Ability to organize, oversee and complete multiple projects simultaneously, and be conscientious about detail and accuracy. Ability to maintain confidences, exercise mature judgment, and work harmoniously with others. The candidate must foster high ethical standards and demonstrate integrity in meeting the offices vision, mission and goals. Knowledge of the criminal justice system. Familiarity with the United States Probation system, its role and functions. Understanding of the roles, responsibilities, and relationships among the federal court districts and its partner agencies. Skill in using standard office equipment such as telephones, scanners, etc. Skill in the use of computer software and automated systems to perform record checks, compile criminal history information and conduct similar activities. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or eligible to work in the United States.First-time appointees to positions covered under Federal law enforcement officer retirement provisions must not have reached their 37th birthday at the time of appointment. Applicants 37 or over who have previous law enforcement officer experience under the Civil Service Retirement System or the Federal Employees Retirement System and who have either a subsequent break in service or intervening service in a non-law enforcement officer position may have their previous law enforcement experience subtracted from their age to determine whether they meet the maximum age requirement.Newly appointed U.S. Probation Officers will be required to successfully complete the Initial Probation and Pretrial Services Officer Training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy in Charleston, South Carolina. This is a six-week, residential training academy. Preferred Qualifications: Three years of specialized experience degree in such fields as probation, pretrial services, parole, corrections, criminal investigations, law or substance abuse treatment. An advanced degree in areas of study such as criminal justice, criminology, psychology, sociology, human relations, business, public administration, or law. Knowledge of current research, programs, and practices regarding treatment services and managing a specialized treatment services caseload. Skill in training officers throughout the district in treatment services practices. Ability to provide guidance to other officers, the court, and other agencies regarding treatment services practices.Physical Requirements: The duties of probation officers require the investigation and management of convicted criminal offenders who present physical danger to officers and to the public. In the supervision, treatment and control of the person under supervision, these duties require moderate to arduous physical exercise, including prolonged periods of walking and standing and use of self-defense tactics. On a daily basis, these officers face unusual mental and physical stress because they are subject to danger and possible harm during frequent, direct contact with individuals who are convicted of committing federal offenses. Because officers must effectively deal with physical attacks and are subject to moderate to arduous physical exertion, applicants must be physically capable. Any candidate the court is appointing to an officer position will be subject to a pre-employment medical examination. The applicant must be determined medically qualified prior to commencement of duties. The medical requirements for probation officers and probation officer assistants are available for public review at www.uscourts.gov.Background Investigation, Drug Screening and Medical Standards: As conditions of employment, incumbent will be subject to ongoing random drug screening, updated background investigations every five years and, as deemed necessary by management for reasonable cause, may be subject to subsequent fitness-for-duty evaluations. TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:See Qualifications Required or Preferred

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