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Pretrial Services & Probation Officers

U.S. Distirct Court, Northern District of Ohio Cleveland, OH
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U.S. District Court, U.S. Probation Office Position: U.S. Pretrial Services & Probation Officer Duty Station: Cleveland, Ohio Area of Consideration: All qualified applicants Classification: CL 25 CL 27 (Target Grade 28) Salary Range: $44,626 - $101,007 Position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by November 22, 2019. The Pretrial Services & Probation Office for the Northern District of Ohio has an opening for U.S. Pretrial Services & Probation Officers in Cleveland, Ohio. Multiple positions may be filled. The U.S. Pretrial Services & Probation Officer performs duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following: Officers conduct pretrial investigations and supervision; prepare bail or presentence reports. In conducting investigations and preparing reports, officers investigate the offense as well as defendants' background for sentencing. The preparation of these reports requires interviewing persons under supervision /defendants and their families, investigating of the offense of conviction, prior record, and financial status of defendants. Other contacts may include the home and neighborhood, employers, law enforcement agencies, attorneys, victims of crimes, and other civic or community agencies. An integral part of the sentencing process is the interpretation and application of the U.S. Sentencing Commission guidelines and relevant case law. Officers make recommendations on sentencing. Following disclosure of the report, the officer analyzes any objections and determines an appropriate course of action, including resolving disputed issues and/or presenting unresolved issues to the Court. Officers monitor and supervise defendants and persons under Federal supervision, enforce court conditions, and provide treatment opportunities for positive lifestyle changes. Officers perform any other related duties required by the Court or the Chief Probation Officer. In conducting supervision activities, the officer addresses offender adherence with the conditions of supervision, the reduction of risk to the community, and correctional treatment. The officer also maintains personal contact with persons under supervision through contacts in the office and in the community; investigates employment, sources of income, lifestyle and associates to assess risk and compliance; is responsible for detection of substance abuse and, through assessment and counseling, implements treatment or court proceedings; addresses substance abuse, mental health, domestic violence, and similar problems; refers persons under supervision for medical, psychological, employment/training, or drug treatment depending on identified needs; investigates violations of the conditions of supervision and implements appropriate alternatives and sanctions. As necessary, the officer prepares fact-based reports for the court or parole authorities, which may include interpretation of U.S. Sentencing Commission revocation guidelines, making recommendations for disposition; and testifying at court and parole hearing. Further, the officer interacts with organizations such as the U.S. Parole Commission, Bureau of Prisons, military parole authorities, and attorneys concerning offender supervision conditions. To view the entire job announcement for qualifications, benefits and how to apply, go to

U.S. Distirct Court, Northern District of Ohio


Cleveland, OH
44113 USA