New Job Corr-Probation/Parole Agent I In Mississippi

CORR-Probation/Parole Agent I
CORR-Probation/Parole Agent I

CORR-Probation/Parole Agent I

Company : Mississippi State Personnel Board
Salary : $37,185 a year
Location : Mississippi

Full Description

This is entry-level professional work involving the supervision of probation, parolees, and MDOC inmates. Work includes making arrests of offenders, making referrals, and attending court. Work involves the development and initiation of planned casework services to offenders, and the marshaling of public and private social services which may benefit and reintegrate the offender into the community. Work is performed within an assigned jurisdiction under the supervision of an administrative superior.
Examples of Work: Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintains regular contact through home visits as well as office visits with offenders and their employers, families, and others to determine degree of adjustment.

Collects supervision fees from offenders.

Monitors the progress of offenders placed in community-based programs administered by the department and/or the Court.

Conducts drug screenings and makes referrals.

Enforces court imposed and/or parole imposed conditions, including making arrests.

Collects and reviews sentencing orders to ensure verification.

Creates a working file for all new offenders.

Interviews defendants awaiting disposition in the State's Circuit Courts.

Makes residence plan investigations to assist the Department of Corrections and Parole Board.

Prepares pre-sentence reports for presentation to the courts.

Maintains records of all cases under supervision and prepares reports as required.

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in criminal justice, sociology, social work, psychology or a related field;


One (1) year of experience in work related to the above described duties.


Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);


Five (5) years of experience in work related to the above described duties.


In all cases, the applicant must have successfully completed the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Program as mandated by Mississippi Code Annotated,
1972, Section 47-7-9 (b) as amended. Applicants/Employees who possess a valid
certificate of completion from the Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officers
Standards and Training may not be required to attend the aforementioned training

Substitution Statement:
Above graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education, and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

Required Documents:

Applicant must attach a copy of their Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer's Training Certificate.

Must possess a valid MS Driver's License, or a valid Driver's License from a contiguous state.
Essential Functions: Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Provides intensive supervision and casework services to probationers, parolees, and inmates.

2. Enforces probation and parole agreements set forth by the Circuit Court and Parole Board.

3. Processes offenders from the court into the Department of Corrections.

4. Conducts pre-sentence investigations.

5. Compiles data for monthly reports.