Probation Supervisor

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OrganizationCity of Charlottesville
TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineMay 29, 2022
College Degree Required?No
Salary Range$55,755 - $69,195
Phone(434) 979-7191


Two positions will be filled out of this posting. One will be located at the Charlottesville Court Service Unit, but will also oversea the work at the Orange Branch Office. The other will be located at the Culpepper Branch Office, but will also oversee the work at the Greene and Madison Branch Offices.

The Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) protects the public by preparing court involved youth to be successful citizens, DJJ is committed to excellence in public safety by providing effective interventions that improve the lives of youth, strengthening both families and communities within the Commonwealth. DJJ is committed to the success of its transformation plan to bring a balanced approach of comprehensive services that prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency through partnerships with families, schools, communities, law enforcement, and other agencies.

The Department of Juvenile Justice is seeking a qualified individual to manage the work of the Court Service Unit, supervise probation and ensure the administration of policies and procedures according to department, state, unit, and judicial requirements.

Job Duties

Duties include assigning, reviewing, and evaluating unit workload including the entry of data as required by the department and in a manner consistent with approved measurable goals and objectives.

Other duties include coaching of evidence based skills, managing state, local and capital resources; developing and maintaining working relationships with the court, law enforcement, and other human services agencies, including public and private service providers.

Skills Required

  • Experience working in the criminal justice system.
  • Considerable knowledge of juvenile justice intake, probation, parole policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading teams or individuals.
  • Considerable experience in conducting interviews and assessments.
  • Demonstrated ability in interviewing and report writing.
  • Considerable experience in identifying appropriate community and agency resources.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff, management, judges, and community agencies.
  • Experience in communicating effectively with citizens from different socioeconomic and diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in a field related to criminal justice, social work, sociology or psychology.
  • Supervisory experience

Additional Info

Electronic Application Only: If you wish to apply for a job with the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice, an application and/or resume for employment must be submitted electronically through this website.

Mailed, faxed, emailed, or hand-delivered applications/resumes will not be accepted.

Consideration for an interview is based solely on the relevant information presented in the state application and/or resume submitted before the closing date.

Background Investigations: Selected applicants for this position are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. The investigation may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority,

Special Instructions to Applicants: Pre-employment medical screenings may be required for some DJJ positions. A valid driver’s license is required by the date of employment, Equal Opportunity Employer: The Department of Juvenile Justice practices fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Lay off Policy 1.3: If you have been affected by DHRM Policy 1.3 layoff, and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card), you must submit the card before the closing date for this position. The Card may be submitted with the state application as an attachment.

DJJ Welcomes Veterans: DJJ is committed to hiring and retaining veterans. If applicable, please submit form DD-214 with your state application. Please include your name and the position number in which you are applying along with the DD-214.

Supplemental Questions: You may be required to respond to position-specific questions at the end of this application. This information may help us evaluate your credentials and qualifications for the job. Failure to respond to any questions may disqualify you from further consideration. Status Updates/Confirmation: Once you submit your online application, you will instantly receive an application confirmation number. You may use this number to track the status of your application during the recruitment process. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application. Updates will not be provided via telephone.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact our Human Resources Department for further assistance,

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