Lake County, Illinois Adult Probation Officer (Pretrial Field) (19th Judicial Circuit Court) in Waukegan, Illinois

Adult Probation Officer (Pretrial Field) (19th Judicial Circuit Court)

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Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, 19thJudicial Circuit is the place for you. It is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in social service practices, case work philosophy and supervision of adults? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Adult Probation Officer (Pretrial Field)Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United StatesSalary: $45,235 AnnuallyJob Summary: Assisting Probationers to solve problems and make necessary adjustments to reduce law-violating behavior

Becoming a Probation Officer would allow you to be involved with the 19th Judicial Court within local government, ranging fromconducting bond investigations and monitoring defendants’ compliance with court orderstoappearing in court. Your day will consist ofconducting urinalysis and breathalyzer testing; performing intakes and orientations; and writing status reports and violation memos. Field work may be required, and the work schedule is varied and may include weekends and evening hours. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

In order to be successful in this role you must have a Bachelor's Degree from a college or university of recognized standing with course work in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Corrections or a related field; and familiarity with standards, policies, and functions of the 19th Judicial Circuit Court.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit ourProspective Employeepage to get additional information as to why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the Court, visit the19thJudicial Circuit Court. To learn more about other services that Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to viewvideos. If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at ourHuman Resources website.

Candidates for this position must be certified by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC). The link to the AOIC application is available electronically at

Candidates must be a U.S. citizen and live in Illinois at time of hiring or within six (6) months of employment.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Location

Waukegan, Illinois, United States

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Applications will be accepted

until December 14, 2018