Chief Juvinile Probation Officer

The following job opportunity is offered by an individual county juvenile probation department.  Please use the contact information provided below or contact the local juvenile probation department Do not contact the Texas Juvenile Justice Department or fax resumes to our fax number.

Job ID. Number: 00
Number of Positions: 1
Close Date: 12/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
Salary: TBD
Location: Alpine, Texas
Contact:
Contact Information:
Please submit résumé via email to Chief Jerry Castellano at trico.jpd@co.brewster.tx.us. The deadline for submission will be Sunday, December 10, 2017.
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Job Description

Job Title: Chief Juvenile Probation Officer

Department: Tri-County Juvenile Probation Dept.

Date Posted: November 8, 2017

Salary: To be determined by Juvenile Board

Closing Date: December 10, 2017



Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND no less than five years’ experience in juvenile probation field required

Ability to speak in public and perform varied public relations activities

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

Must have a thorough knowledge of the Texas Juvenile Justice System

Pass a criminal history background check prior to employment and for continued employment Pass a sex offender registration / background check prior to employment and for continued employment
Pass a fingerprint criminal/sex offender history background check for continued employment
Possess a valid Texas driver’s license prior to employment and for continued employment

Possess & maintain State of TX minimum auto liability insurance prior to employment & for continued employment

Travel locally and statewide - willing and able to spend the night(s)

Work a flexible schedule - including some weekends and some nights

Computer literate – proficient in windows word processing applications

Certification as Juvenile Probation Officer of Texas Department of Juvenile Justice or meet certification requirements within six months


Specific Duties:

To develop and update departmental policies, rules and regulations

To prepare and monitor the department’s budget and facilitate all required payment authorizations

To hire, train and supervise all departmental personnel

To review all casework and assist personnel with court work and problem solving

To perform other duties as assigned by the Juvenile Board