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Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole.

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Salary Breakdown

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Average

$56,120

ANNUAL

$26.98

HOURLY

Entry Level

$37,700

ANNUAL

$18.12

HOURLY

Mid Level

$57,860

ANNUAL

$27.82

HOURLY

Expert Level

$76,490

ANNUAL

$36.78

HOURLY


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Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

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Current Available Jobs

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Projected job openings through 2030


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Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

  • Correctional Counselor
    CoreCivic    FLORENCE, AZ 85132
     Posted 20 days    

    **$30.94 / per hour.**

    At CoreCivic, our employees
    are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a
    responsibility to better the public good. We are currently seeking a **Correctional Counselor** who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an
    institutional, secure setting. Come join a team that is dedicated to
    making an impact for the people and communities we serve.

    Perform routine duties of a Correctional Counselor is a uniformed, security trained member of the Unit Management Team responsible for resolving daily inmate issues before they become significant matters, incidents or grievances.

    + Perform routine duties of a **Correctional Counselor** is a uniformed, security trained member of the Unit Management Team responsible for resolving daily inmate issues before they become significant matters, incidents or grievances.

    + Ensure that services and programs are delivered to inmates assigned to the unit at a time and manner as designed.

    + Maintain a caseload of inmates with the primary purpose of resolving daily living issues before they expand into significant incidents.

    + Make daily rounds through assigned units talking with staff and inmates, observing operations and interactions between staff and inmates in the unit, ensuring the unit is operating in a safe and secure manner and anticipates situations.

    + Conduct one-on-one meetings with inmates regarding grievance or potential grievance matters and resolve the situation within the framework of policy.

    **Qualifications:**

    + High school diploma, GED certification or equivalent.

    + Three yearsof Correctional/Detention Officer experience is required..

    + A valid driver's license is required.

    + Minimum Age Requirement: Must be at least 21 years of age.

    _CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE – including Disability/Veteran._


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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