Minnesota Association of 
County Probation Officers 

Current Employment Opportunities



Corrections/Field Services District Supervisor

Albert Lea District (Albert Lea, Austin, Blue Earth, Fairmont)

Position Objective/Overview: 

This position implements and manages the provision of investigation services and the supervision of individuals under supervision by Department of Corrections (DOC) personnel; manages Special Supervision programs (Intensive Supervised Release (ISR), Challenge Incarceration Program (CIP) and Conditional Release Programs (CRP) throughout the state; monitors correctional services provided by county court services and Community Corrections Act (CCA) counties; coordinates correctional activities with other DOC work units in the Community Services Division and Facility Division; acts as a correctional resource person for law enforcement, state district courts, state and county corrections, and multiple and varied agencies statewide; and serves as liaison and representative of the DOC within a multi-county region/district of the state in regard to state laws and DOC policy.

*Work Location: The primary work location will be determined prior to job offer. The specific Minnesota work location will be determined at the time of appointment based on department business needs and employee considerations. This position may be eligible to telework.

Work Schedule: Work days are typically Monday through Friday, some non-traditional work days/hours may be required. 

Travel: Travel may be required up to 10% of the time for this position.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Directly supervise DOC professional-level, administrative support staff and Sentence to Service crew leaders.
  • Manage the delivery of Special Supervision programs throughout the district and apply evidenced-based practices to supervision, programming and correctional services within DOC districts according to statute, Predatory Offender Registration, departmental policy, promulgated rules and Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines.
  • Approve issuance of Apprehension & Detention orders and search requests according to prescribed procedures.
  • Develop and recommend new statewide correctional policy and programs in consultation with the courts, criminal justice and human services agencies, crime victims and the public, so that quality, person-centered, evidence-based correctional services are provided and the public is protected.
  • Develop, administer, and monitor the budgets of DOC Field Services District and contract offices within the district.
  • Represent the DOC in developing resources and recommending Special Supervision, sex offender strategies and correctional programming by providing technical and management direction to the various correctional delivery systems, as well as other criminal justice agencies, treatment providers, tribal officials, human service providers, and the public.
  • Develop, coordinate and/or conduct pre- and in-service training and career development plans for both DOC staff and county agents within the district and statewide.
  • Manage the delivery of the Sentencing to Service (STS) program(s) within the district and region.

Application Closing Date:

12/12/2022

Minimum Qualifications:

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Corrections Agent/Senior/Career

Buffalo

Position Objective/Overview: 

Corrections Agents provide investigative services to the court/releasing authority and supervisory and/or referral services to individuals committed to the Department of Corrections in order to protect public safety and facilitate law-abiding behavior.

Job responsibilities include completing assessments of individuals in order to determine/recommend appropriate supervision levels; preparing case plans; supervising individuals to monitor behavior and compliance with probation/releasing authority conditions; completing progress reports and apprehension/detention orders; and testifying in court as needed.  Corrections Agent positions also prepare diagnostic, pre- and post-dispositional investigation reports on individuals to be used by the courts, correctional staff and releasing authority to make appropriate sentencing, case planning and releasing decisions.

This Corrections Agent will be responsible to provide supervision to a traditional caseload in the community.

Application Closing Date:

12/7/2022

Minimum Qualifications:

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Corrections Agent/Senior/Career

Milaca

Position Objective/Overview: 

Job responsibilities include completing assessments of individuals in order to determine/recommend appropriate supervision levels; preparing case plans; supervising individuals to monitor behavior and compliance with probation/releasing authority conditions; completing progress reports and apprehension/detention orders; and testifying in court as needed.  Corrections Agent positions also prepare diagnostic, pre- and post-dispositional investigation reports on individuals to be used by the courts, correctional staff and releasing authority to make appropriate sentencing, case planning and releasing decisions.

This Corrections Agent will be responsible to provide supervision to a traditional caseload in the community.

Application Closing Date:

12/7/2022

Minimum Qualifications:

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Assistant Probation Officer - Female

Sherburne County Community Corrections

Position Objective/Overview: 

Provide drug and alcohol testing services for Community Corrections, Health and Human Services and other outside referral sources, and assist with pretrial testing follow-up. Assist probation officers with pretrial case review and presentence file preparation and set-up. Complete bail evaluations to assist the court and attorneys in making informed pretrial release decisions, and complete electronic monitoring hook-ups. Perform other duties as assigned.

Application Closing Date:

12/14/2022

Minimum Qualifications:

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Planning Analyst, Principal

Hennepin County

Position Objective/Overview: 

The Juvenile Probation division in the Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR) is seeking a Principal Planning Analyst to join their division to lead business analysis, manage projects, process improvement/service design, research, and facilitate conversations.  

Location and Hours:

This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Juvenile Justice Center located at 590 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415, and remote as job duties require. Work hours will typically be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 


While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.  


New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. 

Application Closing Date:

12/7/2022

Minimum Qualifications:

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Office & Administrative Specialist

Todd-Wadena County Community Corrections

Position Objective/Overview: 

Current work load assignment consists of, but is not limited to, the following: providing word processing, data entry and retrieval, receptionist services, maintaining information tracking systems, and utilizing technology to fulfill assigned tasks. Successful applicant must be highly organized and efficient and demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.

Application Closing Date 

Position will remain open until filled. First round of application reviews scheduled for December 27, 2022.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma, plus skills in the following areas: data entry, database management, business English, customer service, word processing, and typing/keyboard. Must pass agency background check requirements prior to employment. Must have valid MN driver's license and auto insurance, and reliable transportation. Must pass agency background check requirements prior to employment. Convictions, continuances or stays for crimes other than minor traffic offenses may disqualify the applicant from being hired.

To Apply:

Contact Katherine Langer, Director, at kathy.langer@co.todd.mn.us or 320-732-6165, for an application packet.


Dispositional Advisor

 Rochester, Fillmore, and Dodge Counties

Position Objective/Overview: 

Consults with staff attorneys in case preparation; prepare comprehensive social histories through client interviews, collateral contacts and pertinent records review; conducts assessment of client treatment needs; develops appropriate treatment and/or service plans for clients; initiates evaluations, treatment referrals, and other services necessary for the formulation of alternative sentencing/disposition recommendations; advises clients, attorneys, and Courts of available community resources; Presents recommendations for sentencing alternatives to Courts in written memorandum, sworn testimony, and/or other communication; 2. maintains professional collaborations with mental health practitioners, treatment providers, state/county corrections and social service agencies; 3. identifies appropriate community resources per individualized client needs; 4. promotes the overall mission of the Board of Public Defense to the community at large; 5. other duties and professional development as assigned.

Application Closing

Continuous

Minimum Qualifications:

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Dispositional Advisor

Owatonna, Waseca, Freeborn, Rice, Mower and Rochester Counties

Position Objective/Overview: 

1. Consults with staff attorneys in case preparation; prepare comprehensive social histories through client interviews, collateral contacts and pertinent records review; conducts assessment of client treatment needs; develops appropriate treatment and/or service plans for clients; initiates evaluations, treatment referrals, and other services necessary for the formulation of alternative sentencing/disposition recommendations; advises clients, attorneys, and Courts of available community resources; Presents recommendations for sentencing alternatives to Courts in written memorandum, sworn testimony, and/or other communication; 2. maintains professional collaborations with mental health practitioners, treatment providers, state/county corrections and social service agencies; 3. identifies appropriate community resources per individualized client needs; 4. promotes the overall mission of the Board of Public Defense to the community at large; 5. other duties and professional development as assigned.

Application Closing

Continuous

Minimum Qualifications:

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US Federal Probation Officer

St. Paul or Minneapolis

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.   The selected candidate will serve under the guidance of a supervisor.  

Minimum Qualifications:

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Application Closing Date:

12/31/2022

Minimum Qualifications:

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