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Long County Board of Commissioners

Long County Board of Commissioner’s Position Announcement
Probation Technician (Part time)                                                                                      
Long County Court System                                                                            
Hourly, Non-exempt  
                                                                       
JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of this position is to provide technical support for the management of assigned cases. Successful performance contributes to the accuracy and completeness of files and records.

This position performs technical duties in support of the management of probationer cases.

On the job hours may vary, but will be set during regular daily work hours, 20 hours per week.

This position does not receive employment benefits, just an hourly wage. Hourly Rate is DOQ.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Assists in the entry of daily probationer reports.

Maintains probationer files and records; logs community service hours, etc.

Monitors probationer files to ensure completion of court mandated requirements.

Closes completed cases.

Scans paperwork into participant files.

Collects payments from probationers.

Answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information and assistance; takes messages and makes appointments; refers to appropriate personnel.

Performs related duties.

The work consists of related technical duties. The need for accuracy contributes to the complexity of the position.

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED or TO BE LEARNED BY THE POSITION

Knowledge of the judicial system.

Knowledge of case management principles.

Knowledge of community resources.

Knowledge of relevant local, state and federal laws.

Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.

Skill in the preparation of clear and concise reports.

Skill in oral and written communication.

 

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

The Chief Probation Officer assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the propriety of the final results.

 

CONTACTS

Contacts are typically with coworkers, other county employees, court personnel, probationers, and the general public.

Contacts are typically to exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, crouching, or walking. The employee frequently lifts light objects.

The work is typically performed in an office.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.

Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of having had a similar position for one to two years.

 

For information or to apply contact Brandi Smiley, brandijoseph84@yahoo.com

Long County, Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All Applicants are welcomed.


 

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459 South McDonald Street
Post Office Box 476
Ludowici, Georgia 31316 
Office: (912) 545-2143
Fax: (912) 545-2150