PROBATION COUNSELOR The Probation Counselor is responsible for managing a caseload of misdemeanant offenders and monitoring compliance with probation conditions, conducting in-depth interviews with misdemeanant offenders, and assessing problem areas which regularly include alcohol, other drugs, domestic violence and mental illness issues. Responsibilities may also include, but not limited to, writing pre or post- sentence reports, sending reports and appearing in court to address compliance issues, and regular interaction with Judges. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree that provides the necessary education and skills in dealing with complex legal and human issues, as well as competence in making decisions and using discretionary judgment. A course study in sociology, psychology, or criminal justice, and two or more years of progressively responsible related experience in probation/community correction. Applicants must pass a criminal background investigation, reference and verification. Successful completion of the Adult Services Academy per RCW 43.11.220 within six months of hire date. Valid Washington State Drivers License. May be required to have own transportation, and would be reimbursed for approved mileage. STARTING SALARY: $ 4032 per month Full Salary Range : $4032 - $4819 CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled . Full time benefits include: County contribution of $1270 per month towards medical, dental, vision, life insurance * HRA/VEBA and H.S.A. * Washington State Department of Retirement Services 401a * Voluntary benefits such as; additional retirement plan option, long and short-term disability coverage, AFLAC, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and voluntary term life insurance * Twelve paid holidays annually * Vacation and Sick leave accrue at 8 hours per month. Whitman County Applications are required. Full job descriptions and applications available at www.whitmancounty.org, 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling (509) 397-6205. AA/EOE
Jan 15, 2023.
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