Job opening: Probation Administrator
Salary: $94 199 - 176 555 per year
Published at: Aug 10 2023
Employment Type: Full-time
***This position is designated as a secondary law enforcement position for the purposes of retirement coverage under the law enforcement officer (LEO) retirement provisions. For persons currently covered by the LEO retirement provisions, this position meets the provisions for continuation of LEO retirement coverage. The incumbent of this position is subject to random drug screening and updated background investigations every five years.***
This position is located within the Department of Program Services (DPS), Probation and Pretrial Services Office (PPSO), National Program Development Division. The PPSO is responsible for the management, oversight, and support of the judiciary's probation and pretrial services program.
This position will report to the Branch Chief in the Probation and Pretrial Services Office (PPSO), Program Development Branch. The PPSO is seeking a Probation Administrator to perform a variety of duties in support of PPSO's commitment to evidence-based practices and the overall mission of the probation and pretrial services system. The incumbent will be responsible for oversight of Evidence Based Initiatives within the branch. This includes but is not limited to, training support for Core Correctional Practices, a national implementation contract, risk assessment policy development, and support for other evidence-informed supervision practices for both pretrial and post-conviction supervision. The incumbent will also support other initiatives that may address other specialized groups and other specialized program services; and coordinate with staff in other divisions within PPSO to provide implementation technical knowledge and training to support various projects and initiatives.
The duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
Serving as the subject-matter expert regarding implementation science, and evidence informed supervision practices to include risk assessment and Core Correctional Practice.
Coordinating national training for the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services system around Evidence Based Practices (EBP).
Serving as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and overseeing contracts related to providing training and resources to all districts.
Providing staff work for the Judicial Conference Committee on Criminal Law to implement the provision of legislation affecting the federal Probation and Pretrial Services system specifically pertaining to Evidence Based Practices and related outcomes.
Analyzing data, monitoring trends, and making recommendations for improved effectiveness of all aspects of the mission related to pretrial services and post-conviction supervision.
Providing Federal Probation and Pretrial chiefs, supervisors, and other district staff with implementation assistance for all office initiatives.
Coordinating and working collaboratively with staff in other PPSO divisions to provide implementation technical knowledge and support for various projects and initiatives.
Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.
Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience using and teaching post-conviction risk assessment and core correctional practice methods; and using strategies that facilitate the expansion and consistent use of these efforts resulting in socially significant outcomes.
The basic qualifications can be met in one of three ways:
- Degree in behavioral or social science, or related disciplines appropriate to the position.
- Combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
- Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
- Address Department of Program Services
One Columbus Circle, NE
Washington, DC 20544
- Name: Nida Khan
- Phone: 202-502-3800
- Email: [email protected]