Overview

<b>Job Announcement</b><br /><br />Works in the Supervision Unit of the Court Services Division in the General District Court. Provides high quality supervision to adult pretrial and post-trial clients (defendants and offenders) referred to the Supervised Release Program (SRP) and Adult Probation Services. Maintains a pretrial and probation caseloads of specialized and high risk clients, i.e., mental health issues, sex offenders, violent offenders and participants in the Diversion First Program. These complex cases require specialized counseling skills and treatment approaches (e.g. dual diagnosis & substance abuse treatment) by coordinating with all needed service providers in different disciplines. Assist in rehabilitation of clients through supervision, education, counseling, and conflict resolution. Makes referrals to community resources. Maintains concise and accurate case records. Presents cases in court and makes sound recommendations to the judiciary. Ensures the clients' compliance with the court orders, and clients obey all laws and ordinances. Works under general supervision of the Probation Supervisor Il.<br /><br /><b>Employment Standards</b><br /><br /><strong>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:</strong><br />Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in social/behavioral sciences, criminal justice, or education plus two years of professional experience in probation work, social work, criminal justice, juvenile justice, education, or counseling. A master's degree in the disciplines above may be substituted for one year of the required experience. <br /><br /><strong>NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.<br /><br /><strong>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />Job is generally sedentary in nature, however, visual acuity is required to read data on computer monitor. Must be able to operate keyboard driven equipment. May be required to lift up to 15 pounds. Physical requirements can be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.<br /><br /><strong>SELECTION PROCEDURE:</strong><br />Panel interview.<br /><br /><strong>It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.</strong><br /><br />Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314 . EEO/AA/TTY.


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