Position: Juvenile Probation Officer
Job Classification: (1) Regular Full-Time (grant position)
Location: Probation Office
Supervision: Program Director
Opening Date: October 27, 2020 Closing Date: November 9th 2020
Nature of Work: The juvenile probation officer must be highly organized and have a working knowledge of tribal law, psychopharmacology, addiction, mental illness, cultural competence, relapse prevention and recovery planning, justice system processes and drug testing .
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Adhere to the approved scope of work of the program narrative.
• Obtain the terms of the intensive probation from judges or court officials
• Responsible for direct supervision of the juveniles on intensive probation
• Develops a case/supervision plan that outlines the conditions of probation and a plan for services that promotes positive behavior change in offenders and incorporates.
• Culturally focused interventions when available
• Investigate the activities, school attendance and employment of juvenile offenders
• Provides community linkages and narrative to appropriate agencies for services
• Monitors the day-to-day activities and home environment
• Reports violations to Tribal Court juvenile judge
• Recommends graduated sanctions to the Court in response to noncompliant behavior
• Conducts and monitors drug test results, promptly and accurately records test results and disseminates information to Juvenile Judge.
• Assures compliance with court ordered services and completes papetwot1-, such as
• Progress reports daily
• Inputs data onto MIS spreadsheet for monthly reports
• Assist supervisor in required forms for reporting
• Attends all court sessions and CT AS team meetings
• Assists in keeping all parties focused on the purpose of the program.
• Supports due process, ethical and strengths-based treatment and confidentiality
• Tracks and monitors court’s allocations of sanctions and incentives
• Maintains direct contact with community-based service delivery programs; refers
• Program participant/family members for services as needed
• Conducts home visits and aftercare compliance; all home visits to be documented daily
• Attends all out of state trainings/conferences
• Other job duties assigned by supervisor pertaining only to the job.
• Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Ethics or Sociology or Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years’ experience as probation officer will be considered.
• Three (3) years’ experience in criminal justice filed. Prefer experience as Probation Officer for two (2) years.
• Must be knowledgeable of the Tribal Code and with Tribal Court procedures.
• Must have valid N.D Driver’s License and Insurance in own name.
• Must pass background check. (upon hire)
• Must pass Drug Test upon hire. (upon hire) Benefits: Comprehensive benefits include paid vacation/holidays/sick leave, worker’s compensation and retirement.
How to apply: (Submit completed application to):
Personnel Department Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa P.O. Box 900 Belcourt, ND 58316 Also submit a copy of transcript and/or copy diploma of degree attained and training certificates, background check, Indian Preference, etc. (if applied).
Points in screening will be given only for documentation attached.
For more information please contact Lori Monette, or Mary Charbonneau, Carie Azure at 701-477-2600.
The Human Resource Staff will not be responsible for incomplete applications Indian Preference Statement Candidates for employment or career advances shall be hired, trained, and promoted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or personal, political or religious beliefs.
However, preference shall be given in hiring in the following order between equally qualified candidates who are:
1. Enrolled Member Veteran (10 points to be given to enrolled member veterans in screening process as follow: (see definitions)
2. Enrolled member
3. Other Tribal Member veterans
4. Other Tribal Members Veteran Preference Veterans and eligible spouses of deceased will receive special consideration for initial appointments for all positions being filled by the TMBCI. The intent of this policy is to promote and bring deserved services and benefits to our veterans for the personal sacrifices they have made. To be considered for a preferential treatment under this policy, candidate(s) must submit copies of verification documents to Personnel Office along with the employment application for eligibility determination purposes. An acceptable verification document is the discharge of transfer report form DD214.