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PAROLE BOARD INVESTIGATOR

The Parole Board Investigator is responsible for conducting investigations of possible parole violations, reviewing pardon and clemency applications, and providing assistance and advice to

Class Code:

X137C

Job Grade:

GS07

Special Job Requirements:

Frequent statewide travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Investigates possible parole violations by researching court documents, interviewing local authorities, and conferring with parole officers. Provides advice and technical assistance to Chairperson and others concerning status of investigations and parole plan needs, problems, and progress. Reviews clemency and pardon applications to determine compliance with existing laws, rules, and regulations. Acts as a liaison between various criminal justice agencies, attorneys, and law enforcement officials to provide advice and assistance concerning individual parole plans and clemency and pardon applications. Prepares and submits regular status reports and specialized reports as directed by Chairperson. May supervise a small support staff by interviewing, recommending for hire, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of correctional systems, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of investigative techniques. Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations governing correctional facilities. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of subordinates. Ability to conduct investigations. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

The education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in sociology, criminal justice, or a related field; plus one year of experience in investigative work or a related field. 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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