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The Department of Community Correction (DCC) Parole/Probation Assistant Manager is responsible for supervising staff in various judicial districts and/or multiple offices throughout an assigned

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Special Job Requirements:

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

Typical Functions:

Supervises assigned staff members by interviewing and recommending for hire, conducting new employee location orientation, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of subordinates. Conducts file audits for transfer into and out of the area and for minimum supervision. Creates and maintains supervisory files on subordinates. Counsels assigned employees, evaluates circumstances, and determines resolution in accordance with established policy and procedures. Records employee training in database. Assists Area Manager with the overall operation of the Area by conducting meetings and providing training to Parole/Probation Officers, and by interpreting, implementing and disseminating rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and performance standards. Assists with accreditation process. Acts as a DCC Parole/Probation Officer by carrying a small caseload of parolees and probationers. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of parole and probation programs, laws, and policies. Knowledge of the characteristics of supervision and human behavior. Knowledge of caseload management Knowledge of court and/or hearing procedures. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to work with the statewide and departmental computer databases. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. 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, plan and conduct training, and prepare specialized 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 three years of experience as a DCC Parole/Probation Officer or five years of experience in correctional work, law enforcement, or a related field, including one year in a leadership 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.

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