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DCC PAROLE/PROBATION AREA MANAGER

The Department of Community Correction (DCC) Parole/Probation Assistant Manager is responsible for management of an assigned area, including budgeting and staff supervision and for

Class Code:

X025C

Job Grade:

GS10

Special Job Requirements:

Frequent on-call duty, in-state travel, and exposure to danger are required.

Typical Functions:

Supervises a large professional and administrative support staff through lower level supervisors by interviewing, hiring, making work schedules, approving leave requests, adjusting grievances, conducting performance evaluations, and approving performance evaluation as a reviewing official. Manages the day to day operation of assigned area. Ensures adherence to established policies, procedures, regulations, and guidelines. Monitors budgets and staffing levels. Prepares and justifies annual area budget requests. Audits cases to ensure compliance with DCC standards and court orders. Acts as liaison between DCC and the Judicial Districts statewide. Investigates complaints against area staff members and takes corrective action in accordance with policy. Creates and maintains supervisory files on staff. Conducts meetings with area personnel to share information, provide training, interpret, implement, and disseminate rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and performance standards. Explains accreditation process. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of parole/probation programs, laws, and policies. Knowledge of the characteristics of supervision and human behavior. Knowledge of court and/or hearing procedures. Knowledge of human resources and financial management. Ability to work with the statewide and departmental computer databases. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinate supervisors. Ability to communicate both in writing and orally. Ability to conduct parole/probation investigations and complete reports. Ability to qualify with firearms, and exercise self-defense tactics. Ability to make oral presentations, write lesson plans, and prepare written reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, sociology, psychology, social work, rehabilitation counseling, political science, social behavioral science, rehabilitation science, or a related field; plus five years of experience as a DCC Parole/Probation Officer or seven years of experience in correctional work, law enforcement, or a related field, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Must be certified as a specialized police officer by the Arkansas Law Enforcement Standard Commission as established by Act 452 of 1975 and in accordance with ACA 12-9-106. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

E
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