"Our mission is to provide fair, impartial and efficient justice
to the Butler County community."

Probation Officer

Description : Probation Officer


Probation Officer
LOCATION:  824 S. Martin Luther King Boulevard Hamilton, Ohio 45011
SALARY RANGE:  $44,000 Per Annum
($22.56 Per Hour)

DATE:  September 14, 2022 through September 30, 2022 or Until Filled
APPROVED BY:  Wayne G. Gilkison, Court Administrator/CPO

I. Job Function and Summary - See Attached

II. Minimum Qualifications

  A. Education, Experience, and Training
          1. Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university with major course work in Criminal Justice, Corrections, Social Work or related field preferred.
          2. Prior experience in Law Enforcement or related field may be considered.
          3. Experience in operation of computers and related equipment preferred.< br/> B. Knowledge and Skills
          1. Knowledge of the principals of community corrections.
          2. Knowledge of the principals, methods, techniques and practices of probation casework.
          3. Knowledge of the psychological concepts of behavior, social adjustment and emotional stability.
          4. Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations related to probation.
          5. Skills to collect, compile, review and evaluate information and prepare reports.
          6. Skill to effectively interview and counsel offenders and to provide liaison between offenders and other entities.
          7. Skill to conduct probation investigations and report the results accurately and impartially.
          8. Skill in public address.
          9. Skill to communicate ideas and instructions clearly and concisely.
          10. Skill to coordinate with other staff, departments, officials, agencies, organizations and the public.

III. Additional Requirements With or Without Reasonable Accommodation
  A. Ability to climb stairs, walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, hear with aid, see, write, count, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry under 15 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle, operate motor equipment, and could possibly use a firearm.
  B. Conditions include working inside, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, chemicals used for urinalysis, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus or airplane.
  C. Equipment (machines, tools and devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, typewriter, calculator, copier, fax machine, urinalysis equipment, telephone and automobile.

Contact : Application Process

Submit a cover letter, resume’, and departmental application; which may be obtained on the Butler County Common Pleas Court website (https://commonpleascourt.bcohio.gov). The application is located under the link to downloadable documents.

You should mail your detailed resume’, completed application, along with cover letter to:

     Wayne Gilkison
     Government Services Center, 3rd Floor
     315 High Street
     Hamilton, Ohio 45011
     (513) 785-5851

You may e-mail the documents to gilkisonwg@butlercountyohio.org in lieu of mailing them.

***All applications submitted via the postal service must be post marked by the closing date of this posting***

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled