Starting Pay: $26.6378 Hourly ($55,407)
After 1st Year: $27.5450 Hourly ($57,294)
After 2nd Year: $28.6198 Hourly ($59,529)
After 3rd Year: $31.1028 Hourly ($64,694)
After 4th Year: $32.8323 Hourly ($68,291)
Bachelor’s degree and one (1) year of experience in probation, law enforcement, corrections, guidance and counseling, substance abuse services, pre-trial services, family counseling, vocational counseling or social work
Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience in Genesee County Circuit Court-Family Division.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Engages in activities related to the supervision of juvenile offenders to ensure compliance of terms and conditions of probation. Arranges for services ordered by the Court. Works with probationer according to treatment plan directed towards discharge from probation.
STATEMENT OF TASKS:
- Conducts detailed sociological and economic investigations of adults and/or juveniles as ordered by the Court;
- Conducts interviews with appropriate parties as required;
- Writes case histories and/or casework studies and makes recommendations;
- Counsel’s adults and/or juveniles as directed;
- Recommends appropriate payments where required;
- Investigates facilities to determine if they meet county standards;
- Prepares legal petitions as required;
- Makes referrals to community agencies as required;
- Serves as liaison with other agencies;
- Implements programs as required in the specific department;
- Transports clients;
- Testifies in court as needed;
- Coordinates activities of volunteers and/or interns;
- Provides information to the public as required;
- Maintains a variety of casework records and prepares special and periodic reports as required.
- Assists in the organization and operation of specialty courts.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Good knowledge of current social, economic and health problems;
- Good knowledge of the philosophy and provisions underlying social service legislation of the State of Michigan;
- Ability and desire to work with people of all social strata and the capacity to do so with tolerance, sympathy and objectivity;
- Ability to appreciate the desires, needs and rights of others;
- Ability to understand and interpret regulations and laws;
- Ability to present information both verbally and in writing;
- Ability to communicate;
- Ability to read and comprehend written material;
- Ability to counsel;
- Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships;
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, collaboratively, and respectfully in a complex, multicultural work environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion;
- Ability to attend work regularly and work under stressful conditions.
- Ability to use various computer programs.