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INTERNSHIP – PROBATION AGENT

HENNEPIN COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS

Position Objective/Overview:

Unless otherwise stated, the duration of these internships will be September through December 2020. Work schedule will be Monday through Friday during standard business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and may include occasional evenings and weekends. These internships are based out of downtown Minneapolis or community offices located throughout Hennepin County.

Hennepin County's Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR) is seeking students interested in gaining hands-on professional experience in the field of Adult and Juvenile Probation. Interns will assist Probation Officers with a diverse caseload of adult or juvenile clients by utilizing a variety of strategies to minimize clients' criminogenic risks and meet their individual needs. Through these internships, students will gain a greater understanding of the criminal justice system, become familiar with available community resources, and recognize and respect cultural differences to provide culturally appropriate service to probation clients.

Minimum Qualifications:

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Application Closing Date: 3/16/2020

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PROBATION OFFICER SPECIALIST (TRAINING)

U.S. PROBATION AND PRETRIAL SERVICES

Position Objective/Overview:

This position will be located in one of the U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Offices, located within the District of Minnesota. The Probation Officer Specialist (Training) manages a caseload that includes a significant proportion of persons under supervision of a specialized type and serves as a local expert on cases of this type. Specialties may include sentencing guidelines, drug and alcohol, mental health, intensive supervision, location monitoring, workforce development, and other similar programming.  An Officer Specialist must carry at least a 50 percent caseload, spending at least 50 percent of his or her time working with persons under supervision and the incumbent guides the work of other staff. 

This position is considered hazardous duty, which requires irregular work hours, to include nights, weekends, and holidays.  This position also requires frequent travel to divisional offices. 

Location(s):

This position will be located in one of the U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Offices, located within the District of Minnesota.

Minimum Qualifications:

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Application Closing Date: Open until filled. Preference given to applicants who apply by February 19, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. 

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SENTENCING GUIDELINES SPECIALIST

U.S. PROBATION AND PRETRIAL SERVICES

Position Objective/Overview:

This position is located in the U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Office, in St. Paul, MN. The Sentencing Guideline Specialist (SGS) manages a caseload that includes a significant proportion of defendants of a specialized type and serves as a local expert on cases of this type. The SGS serves as the district’s authority on presentence investigations and sentencing guidelines. Specialization may range from complex high- profile cases (i.e., Sex Trafficking, Financial Crimes, etc.) to such involving national security. The SGS must carry at least a 50 percent caseload, spending at least 50 percent of their time working with persons under supervision. Further, the SGS shall perform some administrative services, by way of guiding the work of other staff.

This position is considered hazardous duty, which requires irregular work hours, to include nights, weekends, and holidays. This position also requires frequent travel to divisional offices.

This position is slated to be filled mid to late fiscal year 2020. 

Location(s):

Saint Paul, MN

Minimum Qualifications:

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Application Closing Date: Only open to current judiciary employees, and this position is slated to be filled mid to late fiscal year 2020. 

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U.S. PROBATION OFFICER

U.S. PROBATION AND PRETRIAL SERVICES

Position Objective/Overview:

U.S. Probation & Pretrial Services Officers (USPOs) serve in a judiciary law enforcement position and assist in the administration of justice and promote community safety, gather information, supervise persons under supervision, interact with collateral agencies, prepare reports, conduct investigations, and present recommendations to the court.    

USPOs, for the District of Minnesota, are committed to enhanced community supervision programming focusing more on evidence-based practices (EBP). The selected candidate will serve under the guidance of a supervisor.   

This position is considered hazardous duty, which may require irregular work hours, to include nights, weekends, and holidays. This position may also require frequent travel to divisional offices. 

Location(s):

Saint Paul, Minneapolis, Fergus Falls, Duluth, or Bemidji, MN

Minimum Qualifications:

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Application Closing Date: Ongoing Recruitment

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