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RATE:      $21.75/HR

Summary:  The 54-A District Court is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time, grant-funded probation officer.  Duties will include conducting pre-sentence investigations and substance abuse assessments, preparing reports, and supervising the progress of defendants placed on probation.  Work is performed with considerable independence under the general supervision of the department manager.

Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, social work, counseling, or closely related field, together with one year of experience in the field of criminal justice, counseling or case management.  Must possess strong computer skills and excellent written and oral communications skills.  Valid Michigan driver license required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Certification to perform substance abuse assessments.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Knowledge of the principles and practices of probation work, court procedures, professional probation objectives, community resources, and theories of addiction, abuse and methods of treatment.  Skilled in interviewing and investigative techniques, report writing, making presentations, and working with distressed people under adverse conditions.  Ability to develop and maintain successful relationships with internal and external stakeholders, to carry out written and oral instructions, to make decisions and recommendations in accordance with departmental policies.

Physical Requirements:  This position requires the individual with or without assistance to walk, stand, sit for prolonged periods, perform repetitive hand/arm movements, carry, bend, lift up to 40 lbs, talk, see, hear.

To Apply:  Submit a 54-A District Court employment application (below), letter of interest, resume with references and proof of degree to:

Anethia Brewer, Court Administrator
54-A District Court
124 W. Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI   48933

Deadline to Apply:  Friday, July 8, 2016

Applications must be downloaded and mailed to the above address, emailed to mary.kelly@lansingmi.gov, or faxed to (517) 483-4478.  Note:  applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be considered.  If you need a disability related accommodation, please contact the 54-A District Court at (517) 483-4443.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION: 54-A District Court Employment Application

The 54-A District Court is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its policies or practices on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or handicap of any individual.

54A-District Court
6th Floor City Hall
124 W Michigan Ave
Lansing ,MI 48933
(517) 483-4433

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.