Huron County Juvenile Court Probation Officer

Probation Officer

Norwalk, Ohio Full Time

Salary:  $35,000 to $37,000

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise youth placed on probation.
  • Meet with child and parents to explain probation rules and monitor compliance.
  • Maintain regular contact with schools, law enforcement agencies, mental health and social service agencies.
  • Make appropriate program and agency referrals;
  • Maintain accurate case notes;
  • Serve as court liaison with youth and family.
  • Conduct drug tests, make detention and electronic monitoring recommendations and handle necessary arrangements.
  • Attend hearings for supervised youth, testify, take appropriate case notes, provide necessary information for journal entry preparation, make dispositional recommendations and referrals.
  • Serve as on call court probation officer handling after hours calls and making necessary decisions and arrangements, including detention (on rotating basis).
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as directed by the Judge, Court Administrator, and Chief Probation Officer.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, education, or one of the social sciences or related experience.
  • Knowledge of computers and applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Apply by submitting resume to cmushett@hcjpc.com by December 31, 2022.