HEARING OFFICER/YOUTH PAROLE OFFICER
EXAMPLES OF TASKS
(More specific information about the job can be found in the Purpose and Distinguishing Characteristics. This list contains tasks that are typically
associated with the job. It is not all-inclusive and may vary from position to position. Hiring agencies may,
depending on the specific nature of the position, modify these tasks and/or identify additional tasks, based on a current position analysis.)
- Analyzes, summarizes and/or reviews data; reports findings, interprets results and/or makes recommendations.
- Conducts, or represents agency at, formal or informal hearings.
- Coordinates and/or acts as a liaison between agency or work unit and other agencies, work units, organizations, suppliers, etc.
- Coordinates program activities, services, and/or program implementation with private providers, other governmental entities, program users, etc.
- Ensures compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc.
- Interprets, clarifies, explains and applies agency policy and procedures, business practices, federal or state laws and regulations, etc.
- Maintains technical data, generates reports and findings and defends analytical work during hearings or litigation.
- Monitors agency or program budget including revenues, expenditures and budget projection, etc.
- Prepare detailed case documentation including: opening and closing cases, intake records, investigation summaries, case
histories, activity logs, risk assessments social summaries, needs assessments, service plans, and correspondence, etc.
- Schedules and/or coordinates appointments, meetings, facilities, or other activities; gathers materials and follows up as needed.
- Schedules and/or participates in public hearings concerning agency issues, rules, regulations and/or compliance standards.
- Writes and/or uses computer programs to generate and analyze data.
- Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.
- Other tasks as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
(This list is not all-inclusive and may vary from position to position. Hiring agencies may, depending on the specific nature of the
position, modify these and/or identify additional duties, based on a current position analysis.
KNOWLEDGE OF THE FOLLOWING THEORY, PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES AND/OR CONTENT:
- Court/hearing, rules, records, procedures and protocol
- Human behavior and performance, mental processes, psychological research, or assessment, methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders
- Juvenile justice system
- Principles, theories, and practices of human behavior
- Principles, theories, and practices of personnel/human resource management
- Principles, theories, and practices of public relations
- Research methods, techniques, and/or sources of information
- Standards of care and supervision for delinquent youth
- Statistical sampling, modeling and analysis techniques
- The criminal code
- Principles, theories, and practices of budget management
SKILLS / ABILITY TO:
- Communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
- Develop and/or implement new policies/procedures/standards and/or rules/regulations
- Perform legal research using case law and appropriate techniques
- Read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and/or procedures
- Speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
- Use automated software applications
- Use case management software systems
- Use computer spreadsheet software
- Use computer word processing software
- Use State or agency-specific software application program(s)
OTHER REQUIREMENTS AND CHARACTERISTICS (Not position specific)
- Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
- Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work. However, there may be some walking; standing;
bending; carrying of light items such as papers, books, small parts; driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
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