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SC Department of Public Safety Probation and Parole Agent #01-2021 **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY** in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities


Reviews background information, interviews offenders, assesses offender risk and needs and develops supervision plans. Explains conditions of supervision to offenders; counsels offenders regarding appropriate behavior and life skills; refers offenders to appropriate services. Makes and documents required contacts with offenders; gathers and reports information about offenders. Monitors offender compliance with conditions of supervision; discusses offender violations with supervisor to determine what action should be taken. Gathers information about possible violations and prepares violation reports. Locates violators, executes arrests and takes violators into custody. Presents offenders and violation reports to hearing officers, the Board of Paroles and Pardons or courts. Processes offenders from court. Develops and maintains professional competence. Minimum and Additional Requirements

A bachelor's degree with at least 15 semester hours in social or behavioral science courses; An associate's degree and two (2) years of military or certified law enforcement experience (to include Class 1 or Offender Supervision Specialist experience) may be substituted; or a high school diploma and four (4) years of military or certified law enforcement experience (to include Class 1 or Offender Supervision Specialist experience) may be substituted.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to meeting the minimum requirements, applicants must have the ability to meet C-1 law enforcement certification by the SC Criminal Justice Academy (12 weeks sequestration at the academy).

Additional Comments


S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services is a para-military organization. If considered for hire applications are subject to the following: physical ability test (PAT), background check, credit check, cybervetting check, driving records check, criminal records check, screening for illicit drugs; must undergo a physical exam and psychological exam.

For this position the applicants are required to take the Nelson-Denny Test (Reading Comprehension & Vocabulary test).

Locations Currently Hiring:**

Spartanburg ( 2 positions)**

SCDPPPS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services is committed to maintaining a workforce that is free of unlawful discrimination, including harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy & childbirth (or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation) religion, disability or age.

Salary: $35,700.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Spartanburg County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 112131

Closing: 4/13/2021 5:00 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: Yes

Class Code: JC32

Position Number: 60028265

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $35,700.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $50,930.00

Opening Date: 04/06/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: All employees interested in applying for the position must apply on-line at no later than 5 p.m. on the closing date.

Residency Requirement (specifics): Employees in Probation and Parole Agent Career track positions must reside within the assigned county within which they work. Employees choosing to live outside their assigned county must receive approval from their chain of command.

Veteran Preference Statement: South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole & Pardon

Address: 293 Greystone Boulevard Columbia, South Carolina, 29210

Phone: 803-734-6000