TILLAMOOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
5995 LONG PRAIRIE ROAD
TILLAMOOK, OREGON 97141
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Updated: May 20, 2021
Job Classification: Parole and Probation Deputy
The Tillamook County Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting for a Parole and Probation Deputy! All candidates must take the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network (www.nationaltestingnetwork.com). This position will remain opened until filled.
Salary Information: $3,897 – $5,091 per month
Benefit Information: Tillamook County provides an excellent health coverage plan for employee and eligible dependents, including medical, vision, prescription, dental, life insurance (basic, AD&D, and statutory), and long term disability. Also available are the following voluntary benefits: Flexible Spending accounts, deferred compensation accounts, supplemental life plans, and AFLAC products.
Tillamook County pays 100% of the medical premium at present. Tillamook County provides all uniforms and $564 annual equipment allowance. Overtime is paid at 1.5 times the regular rate of pay.
Tillamook County employees participate in the Tillamook County Retirement Plan with the County paying their 7%, which earns an 8% annual interest. Employees can also contribute up to 10% of their monthly salary.
VEBA account with County contribution.
Paid vacation and sick time with the ability to accrue up to 40 hours in compensatory time. Employees earn 8 hours of holiday time off each month.
Eligible employees may receive incentive pay for special assignments such as: Search and Rescue Lead Coordinator earns 5% above base pay, and Bi-lingual earns 5% above base pay. DPSST Certification pay: Intermediate is 2%, Advanced is 5%.
Department Overview: Community Corrections, also referred to as the Adult Parole & Probation Department is a division of the Tillamook County Sheriff's office. Community Corrections provides supervision, services and sanctions to approximately 280 felony and selected misdemeanor offenders being supervised on Parole, Probation, Post Prison Supervision of other related release status. Risk/Needs assessments are conducted and referrals made to community partners for specialized services.
Area Information: Tillamook County was organized in 1853. Located on the north Oregon coast, it has a population of 25,250. Tillamook is the home of world famous Tillamook cheese, and the dairy industry is a major player in the local economy. Other major industries include forest products, fishing and tourism. Tillamook County is comprised of 75 miles of scenic coastline, four bays and five major rivers surrounded by the majestic Coast Range. Tillamook, the County seat, is located only 75 miles from the cultural and entertainment amenities of Portland. Tillamook County has a workforce of approximately 275 employees represented by two bargaining units.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid OREGON State Driver's License: Yes. Possession of a valid Oregon driver license at time of appointment
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes. Tillamook County also offers bilingual incentive pay.
Vision: Pass a physical and psychological examination by a licensed physician
INTRODUCTION: Employees in this classification provide supervision and investigation services to individuals placed under supervision by releasing authorities. The Parole & Probation Deputy provides assistance to offenders in living within the law through transition services, daily reporting, home visits, individual and group counseling, treatment, and other program referrals. Employee monitors compliance with condition of supervision, imposes custody and non-custody sanctions in response to non-compliance and notifies the releasing authority when violations occur.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPLE DUTIES:
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples. Any one position may not perform all listed tasks.)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge: Considerable knowledge of the adult criminal judicial system as it relates to the field of Parole and Probation. Considerable knowledge of social service theory, principles and practices to be able to identify problems, decide appropriate action, and provide treatment services. Considerable knowledge of human behavior and adjustment problems as it relates to adult offenders. Considerable knowledge of behavioral intervention, management and support strategies. Considerable knowledge of sound case management. Considerable knowledge of community resources, functions and procedures of other social service agencies and service providers. Considerable knowledge of and ability to participate in program planning, evaluating and implementing programs to meet specific objectives. Basic knowledge of drug and alcohol and effects on human behavior.
Skills: Skill in writing clear and concise correspondence, records, treatment plans, reports and statistical data. Skill in interviewing, counseling and listening techniques and principles. Skill in family and group dynamics.
Abilities: Able to communicate effectively in both written and oral form. Able to plan, consult, coordinate with agencies, clients, law enforcement agencies, and the community. Able to work effectively with people of all income levels and diverse backgrounds. Able to make decisions independently in accordance with established policies and procedures and use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities. Able to utilize problem identification and resolution techniques. Able to manage time efficiently and to remain calm and use good judgement during confrontational or high-pressure situations. Able to teach socialization and living skills to individuals with various learning levels. Able to establish and maintain records, reports and statistical data. Able to courteously meet and deal effectively with other employees, agencies, law enforcement agencies, parole board, service agencies, the community, clients, families, and the public. Able to demonstrate proficiency firearms and use of defensive tactics to adhere to agency policies.
Bachelor’s degree in corrections, social or behavioral science, or related field plus two years work-related experience OR a satisfactory equivalent combination of education, experience and training. Must be able to successfully complete POST during recruitment process. Must possess valid Oregon driver’s license and good driving record. Within one year of employment, must be certified by Department of Public Safety Standards and Training as an adult parole and probation officer.
Minimum standards for employment as a law enforcement officer, as well as experience and training requirements for certification levels, are established in the Board of Public Safety Standards and Training Act, ORS 181.610 690, and reprinted in the Board of Public Safety Standards and Training Policy and Procedures Manual.
Minimum standards are:
This classification works under the direction of the Community Corrections Lieutenant. Recurring routine assignments are independently performed by the employee. The employee receives general instructions regarding the scope and approach to projects or assignments, but procedures and problem resolution are left to employee discretion and interpretation. Employee estimates and manages time efficiently. Work is reviewed periodically to ensure determinations and decisions made are in compliance to department policy and procedures.
Work is performed within established department policy, procedure, and directives; Federal, State, County and local statutes, rules, regulations and ordinances; court rulings; DPSST reference manuals; accepted procedures within parole and probation profession. Employee must remain current on guidelines and uses considerable judgement in interpreting laws or guidelines and determining which to enforce, then follows procedures and laws closely due to nature of work.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed in an office environment and in the field which involves everyday risks and discomforts and sometimes adverse weather conditions requiring safety precautions. Field assignments may require physical demands of climbing and walking rough terrain, climbing stairs, jumping, lifting up to 60 pounds, running and possibly apprehending and restraining violent people. Requires color identification, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing alarms and voice conversation, and keyboarding. A substantial amount of daily driving is involved. Able to demonstrate proficiency firearms and use of defensive tactics to adhere to agency policies
Following the closing date of this Recruitment, you will hear from us by email. If you are selected as a candidate for an interview, we will contact you to arrange a date and time. We want to ensure that we hire the best possible staff for our County Team because we believe that the right people are our most valuable asset!