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SEMINOLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
PROBATION OFFICER II


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The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of PROBATION OFFICER II.

Pre-screen questionnaires must be submitted on or before the closing date of September 26, 2018.

Starting Salary: $16.68 to $22.10 per hour/$34,694.10 to $45,968.00 annually, depending upon applicable experience.

*The Sheriff’s Office offers a competitive benefit package including paid retirement, paid health insurance, personal time off program, and holiday pay.

Job Description and Essential Functions:
This position is responsible for professional work in monitoring court-ordered probationers, which may include high risk adult offenders and/or offenders eligible for release from jail awaiting court. This position will be responsible for supervising assigned cases. This includes:
  • Field visits
  • Monitoring of GPS tracked offenders
  • Office appointments
  • Jail contacts
  • Interview employers and other community contacts
  • Perform routine data inquiries
  • Extractions and entries in local and state law enforcement databases
  • Conduct criminal history check and assess risk level based on the criminal history disposition
  • Perform alcohol and drug testing
  • Attend and testify at court proceedings
  • Complete annual training per accreditation standards
  • Use of department issue equipment such as ballistic vests, OC spray, cuffs and portable radios
  • Participate in compliance operations
  • Work in adverse conditions in the field, with emphasis on community protection


Minimum Qualifications :
  • Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice or a closely related field AND one (1) year experience in probation investigations and supervision/case management OR any equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license
  • Applicant must become FCIC/NCIC certified within six (6) months of employment
  • Preference will be given to those applicants with prior probation and/or GPS experience


Additional Requirements:
  • Work hours may include weekends, holidays and/or overtime or call outs
  • May be required to respond for any critical incident, manmade or natural

All candidates must fully complete and submit a pre-screen questionnaire. The pre-screen questionnaire may be submitted via email to joyjackson@seminolesheriff.org or by hand delivering to the information desk.

Each applicant must have a Background Investigation Waiver (included with the pre-screen questionnaire) notarized. Failure to include this notarized waiver with your pre-screen questionnaire will disqualify your application. Any costs associated with the completion of this form are the responsibility of the applicant. The Sheriff’s Office does not provide notary service for this form.

Successful applicants will be required to complete and submit an entire employment application, which will be provided to the applicant by Human Resources. The applicant will then submit to a thorough background investigation, which includes, but not limited to, past employment/education verification, driver license review, credit history, prior drug use history, arrest/conviction record, and computerized voice stress analysis (CVSA) testing. A certified examiner administers the CVSA with questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history. Any dishonesty or deception on the pre-screen questionnaire or employment application will disqualify your application.

The background investigation process may take 3-6 months depending upon the complexity of the applicant’s background. Applicants selected for employment will be provided a conditional offer and required to submit to a medical examination with drug screening.

Candidates for employment must comply with the Body Ornamentation policy, which includes tattoos, brands, intentional body/tongue piercing (not including normal piercing of the earlobe for earrings) or mutilation and dental ornamentation. “Visible” is defined as body ornamentation that is visible on the arm below the sleeve of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt or above the collar of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt. Any visible body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application.

Applicants not selected for employment will receive notification from Human Resources, to include justification based on the following disqualifiers: negative background, failure to meet minimum qualifications as outlined in the specific job description, or any additional information discovered during the interview process. Applicants will be eligible to reapply with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office after one year from the date of notification.


Unclassified Position
Please direct any questions to:
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Human Resources Division
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford FL 32773
joyjackson@seminolesheriff.org
(407) 665-6621

The Sheriff’s Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.


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Seminole County Sheriff's Office
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford, Florida 32773
Phone: (407) 665-6600