PR Bond/CHAP Officer

Concho Valley CSCD


The PR Bond/CHAP Officer works under the guidance of a unit supervisor. Under the direction of the supervisor, the officer will manage a caseload of offenders who are placed on Pre-Trial Supervision by the district and county courts (county courts-at-law) in the seven county region encompassed by this department. To enhance public safety, the Officer will present and enforce the conditions of supervision issued to the offenders by the Court; address the needs of the offenders through the utilization of community resources; and make opportunities available to offenders to improve their ability to maintain a crime free, productive life style.


THE CONCHO VALLEY CSCD IS A DRUG FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT. ALL PERSONS SELECTED FOR POSSIBLE EMPLOYMENT SHALL SUBMIT TO A DRUG SCREEN FOR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT, FAILURE OF THE DRUG SCREENING WILL RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE WITHDRAWAL OF ANY AND ALL OFFERS OF EMPLOYMENT.

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION OF PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES IS CONDUCTED.

DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS ANTICIPATED, ONLY THOSE PERSONNEL TO BE INTERVIEWED WILL BE CONTACTED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN WORKING FOR THE CONCHO VALLEY COMMUNITY SUPERVISION AND CORRECTIONS DEPARTMENT.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Qualified internal candidates must submit a letter of interest and current resume. These documents will be accepted in person, by mail or by fax.

Concho Valley Community Supervision & Corrections Department

Kimberly Badgett, Human Resources Director or Beverly Baity, Human Resources Assistant

www.conchovalleycscd.org
3036 N. Bryant Blvd
San Angelo, TX 76903
325/658-6346 (fax)

 

PR BOND/CHAP OFFICER

JOB SCOPE:
Maintains a caseload of offenders released on Personal Recognizance Bond or assigned to the Community Housing Alternative Program (CHAP) by the County or District Judges.


PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Interviews, screens and assesses offenders as required to determine an appropriate
level of supervision, and to develop appropriate strategies for supervision.
2. Makes appropriate chronological entries and completes written reports in a timely
manner using good written communication skills.
3. Maintains case files and documentation on all contacts with probationers and others.
4. Enforces all conditions of supervision placed on offenders by the courts, and uses
appropriate intermediate sanctions to assist defendants, to gain compliance, and to
change behavior.
5. Collects specimens from offenders as ordered by the court for urinalysis or
breathalyzer screening to detect the use of alcohol or other drugs.
6. Ensures offenders pay court-ordered obligations and addresses delinquencies in
appropriate ways.
7. Conducts visits at homes, workplaces, or places where offenders are referred for the
purpose of evaluation and supervision.
8. Provides expert testimony and recommendations at court hearings.
9. Conducts self in a professional manner with colleagues in the criminal justice system,
with offenders, with victims, and with the public.
10. Complies with the TDCJ-CJAD Code of Ethics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Have acquired a High School Diploma or GED, two years of college is preferred.
Preferred one year of experience in full-time casework, counseling, community
corrections or an agency that deals with offenders or disadvantaged persons and
that is determined to provide the kind of experience needed to meet this requirement.

Cannot be currently on community supervision or parole or serving a sentence for a
criminal offense. Persons with past convictions or criminal justice supervision
will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in accordance with standards established
by the Community Justice Assistance Division of the Texas Department of
Criminal Justice.


Have the ability to utilize a personal computer.


Be able to work independently and efficiently.


Possess skills to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Ability to be on call twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.


SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of the principles and techniques of correctional and social work


Knowledge of the Texas Penal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure


Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations, departmental
policy and procedures, as well as techniques involved in the preparation and care
of case records and related documents


An understanding of human behavioral patterns; and the ability to apply good judgment
to problems of individuals


Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory and professional relationships with fellow
employees, supervisory and administrative personnel, the general public, and
other agencies and departments with whom we work


Ability to project and maintain an image consistent with the aims, goals and philosophy
of the Concho Valley Community Supervision and Corrections Department
Ability to effectively and consistently communicate the mission and philosophy of the
department


Ability to assess the needs of individual offenders, and refer them to and involve them in
the appropriate agency or service


Ability to make rational, justifiable decisions


Ability to take direction and critique from supervisory and administrative personnel
Ability to follow the philosophy, policies, procedures and directives of the Concho
Valley Community Supervision and Corrections Department


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License (if employee is coming to this position from
another state, this requirement must be met no later than thirty days following
date of employment)


Must have a telephone number at which they can be reached

Must have access to an automobile in good repair that can be used while on duty


Must have the appropriate automobile insurance



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