New job Adult Probation Officer (General Field) - 19th Judicial Circuit Court in Illinois

Adult Probation Officer (General Field) - 19th Judicial Circuit Court

Company : Lake County IL
Salary : $22.18 an hour
Location : Illinois

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Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, 19th Judicial Circuit is the place for you. It is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in social service practices, case work philosophy and supervision of adults? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Probation Officer (General Field)

Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United States

Salary: $22.18 Hourly

Job Summary: Assisting Probationers using Evidenced Based Tools to help create positive change in their lives and protecting the community. Becoming a Probation Officer would allow you to be involved with the 19th Judicial Court within local government. Your day will consist of direct counseling to the client, scheduled and unscheduled home visits, curfew checks via telephone, virtual visits, and other administrative tasks. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

In order to be successful in this role you must have a Bachelor's Degree from a college or university of recognized standing with course work in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Corrections or a related field and familiarity with standards, policies, and functions of the 19th Judicial Circuit Court. Candidates for this position must be certified by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC). The link to the AOIC application is available electronically at Candidates must be a U.S. citizen and live in Illinois at time of hiring or within six (6) months of employment.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information as to why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the Court, visit the 19th Judicial Circuit Court. To learn more about other services that Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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