Parole Agent 1 Allentown DO (Latrobe)


: $40,865.00 - $78,130.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Law Enforcement

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Are you passionate about promoting public safety? Are you looking for a rewarding career in law enforcement that offers professional growth? If so, there are opportunities for you with the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole!In order to be eligible for this position you must:

  • Have successfully examined and have a current score on file for this job title. If you have not already done so, you must first apply to the exam posting and follow the directions provided. Link to PAROLE AGENT 1 EXAM POSTING
  • Meet Pennsylvania residency requirements
  • Be able to perform essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Transcript to support degree attained, if applicable
  • DD-214 'Release or Discharge from Active Military Duty' form; if applicable
  • This postingcould be used to fill multiple positions within the Allentown District which includes:Allentown DistrictOffice, 2040 South 12th Street, Allentown, PA 18103;Reading Sub Office, 633 Cherry Street, Reading, PA 19602Wernersville; 165 Main Street, Building #18, Wernersville, PA 19565.(Lehigh and Berks Counties)

    A Parole Agent 1 is trainee level work in the supervision of parolees (Field Operations) or professional parole counseling of offenders preparing for release from an institution (State Correctional Institution).Field Operations: Agents are assigned state vehicles to ensure they can meet with parolees where they live and work. They work within the community to supervise and guide the transition and integration of parolees. Parole supervision is much more than working one-on-one with a parolee. It encompasses coordination and consultation with a parolee's employer, counselors and family members.Selected candidates will be required to attend theJanuary 2020 (8-week) Basic Training Academy located in Elizabethtown, PA. Lodging will be provided for those who are headquartered or reside outside a 50-mile radius from the Academy.Successful completion of the 12-month training/probationary period will result in a promotion toParole Agent 2 with an increase in salary!New employees hired or transferred into a Parole Agent position will be required to remain within the appointing seniority unit for a minimum period of two (2) years from the initial date of the appointment or transfer.If you have the required experience and wish to explore a rewarding career that offers the opportunity to share your skills while earning a great salary and benefits, the PA Board of Probation and Parole wants to hear from you!Join the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole in their important mission to promote public safety and reduce recidivism apply today!

    Necessary Special Requirement - All positions require possession of an active non-commercial Pennsylvania Class C driver's license or equivalent; AND all employees must obtain CLEAN certification within two months of employment and maintain this certification for the duration of employment in this job.If you need an accommodation for the interview due to a disability, please call the number listed above.

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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