New Job Parole/Probation Officer 9 - P11 In Michigan

Parole/Probation Officer 9 - P11
Parole/Probation Officer 9 - P11

Parole/Probation Officer 9 - P11

Company : State of Michigan
Salary : $46,030 - $73,237 a year
Location : Michigan

Full Description

Job Description

The employee will be responsible for a variety of job functions related to offenders and protection of the public. These responsibilities will include the preparation of background reports on offenders convicted in Circuit Court which will be utilized to determine sentences; supervision of offenders placed on community supervision through Court ordered probation or parole from a state correctional facility. The employee will be required to supervise a caseload of offenders, which may include but is not limited to: sex offenders, offenders placed on a variety of electronic monitoring devices including Global Positioning System (GPS), gender specific, mentally ill, Interstate Compact, or other specialized caseloads as designated by the Deputy Director of Field Operations. The employee may be assigned to act as an embedded agent assigned to a local law enforcement agency, an Institutional Parole Agent, or an Internet Crimes Against Children Agent (ICAC). The employee will follow policy, procedures, Director Office Memorandums (DOM) and Guiding Principles of the Department of Corrections in order to meet the goals of the Department.

This is a position in which the incumbent possesses law enforcement powers and is required or permitted to carry a firearm while on duty. This is a position in which the incumbent has regular unsupervised access to and direct contact with probationers, or parolees, and is a DART (Drug/Alcohol Test Designated) position in accordance with Civil Service Rules. Some positions assigned as Institutional Parole Agents may have regular unsupervised access to and direct contact with prisoners more than 50% of the time. Considerable independent judgement is required to carry out assignments that have significant impact on services or programs.

Required Education and Experience

Possession of a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, correctional administration, criminology, psychology, social work, counseling and guidance, child development, sociology, school social work, social work administration, education psychology, family relations, human services, or theology.


Parole/Probation Officer 9
No specific type or amount is required.

Parole/Probation Officer 10
One year of professional experience working with adult offenders equivalent to a Parole/Probation Officer 9.

Parole/Probation Officer P11
Two years of professional experience working with adult offenders equivalent to a Parole/Probation Officer, including one year equivalent to a Parole/Probation Officer 10.

Alternate Education and Experience

Parole/Probation Officer 9
Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major and one year of Department of Corrections' experience.


Education level typically acquired through the completion of high school and one year as an Assistant Resident Unit Supervisor 11 or Corrections Shift Supervisor 11; or, two years as a Corrections Field Services Assistant E10, Corrections Medical Unit Officer E10, Corrections Resident Representative E10, Corrections Security Representative E10, Corrections Transportation Officer E10, Resident Unit Officer E10, or Special Alternative Incarceration Officer E10; or, three years as a Corrections Medical Officer E9 or Corrections Officer E9.

Additional Requirements and Information

Investigating/Interviewing skills.
Good writing skills are a must.
Computer skills are desirable.
Ability to work under stress and hazardous situations.
Ability to communicate effectively with others.
Ability to maintain favorable public relations.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle and have possession of a valid driver’s license and the availability of an automobile for business.

All required documents must be attached and submitted at the time of application for further consideration. All Applications must be submitted through NEOGOV to be considered. Interested applicants must attach a copy of your Official College Transcript (Un-official or web based transcripts will not be accepted) Cover Letter and Resume. If you have questions or need assistance uploading and/or attaching your documents, please call the Office of Career Services at (800) 788-1766.

This position will be located at the Washtenaw Probation Office.

The Department of Corrections may screen out job applicants who have been convicted of a felony in accordance with Public Act 191 of 2017. Applicants who have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony are ineligible for employment with the Department of Corrections until satisfactory completion of any sentence imposed, including parole or probation.

New hires to the MDOC along with previous MDOC employees that are returning after being away from the department for more than two years will complete Non-Custody New Employee Training (NCNET) either 40 hours or 80 hours of initial in-person training based on their level of offender contact and job classification. All new employees will complete additional online training to successfully complete their non-custody new employee training.

****Employment in the state classified service demands a high degree of loyalty and imposes high ethical standards on employees to ensure the integrity of state government and maintain effective services. All employees must meet these ethical standards and all appointing authorities are obligated to enforce these ethical standards.****

****As part of this effort all employees are required to report any possible conflict of interest, please review the information and be prepared to respond to questions related to the information in your application. Ethical Standards and Conduct (Note: you do not need to fill out the form)****

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