New job Probation Officer in Colorado

Probation Officer

Company : Colorado Judicial Branch
Salary : $4,126 - $7,457 a month
Location : Colorado

Full Description

Judicial Branch Overview

The Colorado Judicial Branch is a premier state government agency focusing on state trial courts and offender probation. Across the many varied career paths within the organization we universally recruit ambitious individuals to become valued public servants and future leaders. We are seeking applicants who want to contribute in making the Judicial Branch the "employer of choice" in Colorado. In addition, our desire is to hire professionals who consistently demonstrate integrity, embrace change, and contribute to the bottom line success of their smaller work team and the larger goals of the organization.

In return, you will gain valuable experience with a progressive organization known as one of the top judicial systems in the nation. The Judicial Branch allows employees to work with creativity in a unique culture defined by ethics, where execution, excellence and high performance are rewarded. Career opportunities abound within the organization as the average Judicial employee has tenure of 10+ years of service.
In a recent statewide employee survey an overwhelming majority of our employees ranked “sufficient work/life balance” as the #1 benefit of their job. Additionally, Judicial Branch employees take great pride in serving an organization that provides high-quality services to Colorado residents. Providing a positive work environment and culture with a competitive total rewards compensation package, the Colorado Judicial Branch is the solid career opportunity for which you have been seeking!

General Statement of Duties

Monitors, supervises and/or provides investigatory work of offenders ordered to probation in the Colorado Judicial Department.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university with major course work preferably in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or related field. Upon hire and as a condition of continued employment, the employee must:
  • Complete all Safety Training courses as per state policy.
  • Individuals assigned field supervision responsibilities must successfully complete the Officer Field Safety course as per state policy.
  • Complete Mandatory New Employee Training required by the Colorado Judicial Branch.
  • Complete the initial Probation Academy and subsequent academies in years two, three and four as established by the Division of Probation Services and through Colorado Probation policies and standards, and receive a grade of 75% or greater on all post-training exams.
  • Complete all other trainings as required by Colorado Probation policies and standards.

Additional Comments

Online applications only accepted. Those candidates scoring high enough for an in person interview will be notified in advance. In person interviews are scheduled for Tuesday May 25th in Leadville.

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