Probation and Parole Officer 1*
State of Tennessee
Position Description / Responsibilities
Summary: Under general supervision is responsible for entry-level probation and parole work of average difficulty, and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class performs on a full-time basis a set of trainee duties in the field of Probation and Parole, learning to plan and/or implement services for in Probation and Parole for the State of Tennessee. Supervision is initially close, but as an incumbent learns procedures and practices, supervision becomes more general. The employee will be eligible for preferred status after completing a probationary period.
Prepares and maintains offenders’ records and reports; identifies criminal activities and background information in reports or standard forms which answer special requests by the parole board; prepares narrative reports of the investigation process; total caseload activities when preparing monthly reports.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.