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Juvenile Probation Officer - Full-time

Kittanning, PA
Overall Responsibilities:
To investigate, counsel and supervise a caseload of offenders and probationers.
 
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Prepares reports, analyzing information gathered and recommending appropriate action to court. Conducts investigations to monitor activities and to prevent or remove harmful activities and influences. Conducts random drug/alcohol testing as required. Enforces court orders and makes or assists in re-arrests of probationers when necessary. Collects fines, costs and restitutions. Transports defendants to jail and juveniles to detention, hearings and shelters. Assumes on-call duty on a rotating basis. Completes 40 hours of training annually.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Training
Bachelor’s Degree with a background of at least 18 credits in the behavioral or social sciences. Must have valid driver’s license and successfully complete a driving record check. Must be able to navigate Windows based programs. Must obtain Criminal History Clearance, Child Abuse Clearance.
 
Work Experience
2 years' experience in probation or related field is preferred.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
 
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.
 
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The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
 
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