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Deputy Sheriff--Parole and Probation Job - Marion County Sheriff's Office - Salem, Oregon




November 04, 2013

Marion County Sheriff's Office

Position Title: Deputy Sheriff--Parole and Probation
Position Type: Sheriff
Closing Date: 11/4/2014
Job Description

MARION COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
100 HIGH STREET NE
SALEM, OREGON 97301

www.co.marion.or.us/SO/

Updated: November 04, 2013

Job Classification: Deputy Sheriff - Parole & Probation - Trainee & Certified

The Marion County Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for Deputy Sheriff - Parole & Probation. The department is building an ongoing eligibility list for current and future positions.

Salary Information:

  • Trainee Level: $20.25 - $28.51-- Hourly
  • Certified Level: $22.30 - $33.16 Hourly
  • Bilingual Pay:
    Employees who are fluent in Spanish, Russian and/or American Sign Language and use these skills while on duty will receive an additional 5% per month after passing a Standardized Language Fluency test administered by Marion County.

General Statement of Duties: Performs professional corrections work of a difficult nature with adult clients in the Parole and Probation Division; investigates, counsels, and manages clients in the community; performs other duties as required.

Contact Information:

Kathy Mandyck
Recruitment Specialist
kmandyck@co.marion.or.us

Department Overview:
The Marion County Sheriff's Office is committed to the delivery of quality services. Each member of the team is encouraged to participate in delivering progressive and cost effective law enforcement services to the public. Responding to an increasingly diverse population, the Marion County Sheriff's Office holds a strong commitment to community policing practices. Deputies seek to build a dynamic partnership with the public in order to enhance the security and quality of life for all they serve. Each member of the Sheriff's Office staff is held accountable to consistently seek and find ways to affirmatively promote, preserve and deliver a feeling of security, safety and quality services to members of the community.

Area Information:
Salem, the state's capital city, is located in the center of the Willamette Valley - one of the most fertile and agriculturally productive regions in the world. This area, dotted with cities, farms, and forests, is considered one of the most livable in the country, offering low cost-of-living, good schools, and year-round pleasant weather. Salem is located less than one hour from Oregon's major metropolitan area, Portland, and is approximately an hour and one-half from the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade Mountain Range, and beautiful Mt. Hood.

Population: Marion County 315,000

Typical Duties:

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Prepares automated chronological records, warrant requests, structured sanction reports, violation reports, special reports, and other records necessary for effective supervision.
  • Accesses information from the Oregon Judicial Information System, Corrections Information System and OASIS.
  • Assesses offender risk by utilizing validated risk assessment tools.
  • Conducts personal interviews with offenders and families to ascertain needs.
  • Confers with families regarding facts related to individual cases.
  • Develops individual case plans to meet case objectives.
  • Conducts inter-regional transfer investigations, pre-release field investigations, offender employment and home contacts; provides assistance to law enforcement agencies responding to complaints on corrections offenders.
  • Confers with supervisors and other social welfare agencies, schools, churches, public health agencies, substance abuse treatment providers, housing providers, employment counselors, other treatment programs, law enforcement and others relative to individual cases.
  • Appears in court as required; attends mandated training.
  • Attends unit and other meetings.
  • Conducts arrest of offenders, files detainers, deals with aggressive or hostile situations, and interacts to diffuse aggressive behavior.
Additional Information

To apply and schedule pre-employment testing (Frontline National), go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on LAW ENFORCEMENT JOBS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. A PHQ (pre-employment questionnaire) is required for this department and can be accessed through the candidate account on the website.

For questions concerning the testing process, please contact NTN Support at 866-563-3882.

Job Requirements
  • Age : 21
  • Education : High School Grad/GED: Yes
  • Experience : Entry and Lateral
  • Additional Requirement :

    • US Citizen: Lawfully work in US
    • Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes
    • Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
    • Supervision:
      Received: Works under supervision of an enforcement officer of higher rank who assigns and reviews work for conformance to laws, policies, rules, and regulations.
    • Exercised:
      Supervision of employees is not a normal responsibility of positions in this class.

    Requirements:

    Minimum requirements for both levels.

    Must meet the following State Department of Public Safety Standards and Training requirements:

    • United States Citizen within one year of employment
    • At least 21 years of age at the time of employment
    • Declared by a physician as able to perform the physical duties required by the occupation
    • Of good moral fitness, without legal conduct involving moral turpitude, dishonesty, fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, and conviction of drug and/or sex crimes.
    • Must successfully complete all required training standards established by the Sheriff's Office and DPSST.
    • Information regarding the minimum qualifications for Oregon law enforcement officers is available in section 259-088-0010 of the Oregon Administrative Rules.

    Must meet the following Marion County requirements:

    • Must possess a current driver's license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving history. Marion County will obtain a copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from Driver and Motor Vehicle Services.
    • Selected applicants will be required to complete pre-employment questionnaires as part of the screening process.
    • Possess knowledge of and experience using a computer keyboard and PC equipment.
    • Possess the ability to work rotating shifts, split shifts or other alternative work schedules.
    • Final candidates will be subject to an extensive personal background investigation (see below for more information).
    • Final candidates selected for this position will be required to participate in a panel interview, a psychological test, medical examination, and drug/alcohol screening, by a county appointed medical doctor.

    Additional Requirements:

    For Trainee Level:

    • Graduation from a four (4) year college or university; OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience relevant to the position; AND
    • Must obtain a Basic Parole and Probation certification from the Department of Public Safety, Standards and Training (DPSST) within 1 year of hire.

    For Certified Level:

    • One year experience in professional case work; AND graduation from a four year college or university with major course work in corrections, behavioral sciences, or related field; OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of adult or juvenile parole and probation experience, education and training; AND
    • Possess a Basic Parole and Probation certification from the Department of Public Safety, Standards and Training (DPSST); OR, if in possession of an out-of-state Corrections certification, must attend and pass the DPSST Basic Parole and Probation Academy within 12 months of hire.
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $20.25   hourly
    Top Pay: $33.16   hourly

    Contact Information

    Jim Patten
    jpatten@nationaltestingnetwork.com
    Marion County Sheriff's Office
    100 High St. NE
    Salem, Oregon 97301
    ph: (866)563-3882


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