Hennepin CountyPlymouth 55447
Full Time
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Probation/parole Officer/senior/career

Hennepin County
Full Time 781.26 Annually Location and per week 1145 Shenandoah Ln N, Plymouth, MN 55447, United States
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Overview

Hennepin County is hiring one or more Probation/Parole Officers for the Treatment Courts in the Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation (DOCCR). These positions are open to different levels of experience/qualifications and could be hired into the Probation Officer (PO), Senior PO, or Career PO level depending on related experience of the candidate. 

The purpose of these roles is to supervise a caseload of high-risk, primarily felony-level probation cases with a wide variety of offense histories, adhering to DOCCR policy. These positions are responsible for independent engagement in Courts from all sending jurisdictions to actively case manage the violation processes in addition to complying with the supervision expectations dictated by the Treatment Court Handbook(s). 

These positions will work successfully cross-cultures, respectful of lived experiences in all communications and demonstrate on-going expansion of one’s own awareness and understanding of culture and active support for equity. Individuals who bring forth a combination of diverse employment history and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit.  

Candidates in the PO/Senior/Career Job Classification are encouraged to apply to be considered for a promotion or lateral transfer. 


Salary based upon qualifications: Probation/Parole Officer salary:$58,614.98 - $87,922.48 Annually  
Probation/Parole Officer, Senior salary: $61,545.73 - $92,318.60 Annually
Probation/Parole Officer, Career salary: $67,854.17 - $101,781.26 Annually 
Location and hours:These positions are hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Hennepin County Government Center, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415 and remote as job duties require. Work hours are generally Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.

While these positions are designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside or relocate to Minnesota or Wisconsin. 

New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment.  

About these positions type:
These are full time, benefit earning positions. 
These positions are internally classified as either Probation/Parole Officer, Probation/Parole Officer, Senior, or Probation/Parole Officer, Career.

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In these positions, you will:
  • Monitor a high contact caseload and verify compliance with probation conditions.
  • Conduct orientation of new clients.
  • Conduct actuarial, mental health, chemical health, and risk/need assessments and interpret them to inform case plans and respond to observed behaviors using evidence-based practices. 
  • Supervise clients in accordance with supervision standards and case plans.
  • Accept/deny transfer requests; prepare violation, progress reports and discharge reports.
  • Assess client risk, needs and strengths; make appropriate referrals to community agencies.
  • Respond to concerns of probationers; respond to alerts from law enforcement.
    • Individuals hired at the Probation Officer (PO) level must demonstrate an ability to supervise a caseload with the least complex cases within the unit and build proficiency and competency with essential functions of the position through formal and informal training, and perform the duties listed above.
    • Individuals hired at the Senior PO level must operate with limited oversight and demonstrate an ability to actively case manage more complex cases, independently developing/adjusting supervision and/or case plans and defending decisions independently in Court, and perform the duties listed above.
    • Individuals hired at the Career PO level must demonstrate an ability to operate independently with the most complex cases within the unit, are proficient with correctional Evidence Based Practices, and may stand in for a Corrections Unit Supervisor (CUS) to coach Senior- and PO-level peers on their work assignments requiring higher level functions.
Need to have:
  • For hire as Probation/Parole Officer, one of the following:
    • Associates degree in any field and four or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid experience with clients served by the justice system or human services.
    • Bachelor's degree in non-related field and two or more years of relevant full-time equivalent approved, related paid or volunteer experience with clients served by in the justice system or human services.
    • Bachelor's degree in sociology, social work, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, law enforcement, education, or a related field, and one or more years of full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by in the justice system or human services.
    • Master's degree or higher in sociology, social work, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, law enforcement, education, or a related field; including the completion of a supervised clinical field work training/internship (if required by degree program).
  • Note: The may be substituted for one year of relevant experience.

  • For hire as Probation/Parole Officer, Senior, one of the following:
    • Associates degree in any field and six or more years full-time equivalent paid experience with clients served by the justice system or human services.
    • Bachelor's degree in non-related field and four or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by the justice system or human services. 
    • Bachelor's degree in sociology, social work, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, law enforcement, education, or a related field, and three or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by in the justice system or human services. 
    • Master's degree or higher in sociology, social work, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, law enforcement, education, or a related field; including completion of a supervised clinical field work training/internship (if required by degree program); and one or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by the justice system or human services.  
  • Note: The may be substituted for one year of relevant experience.

  • For hire as Probation/Parole Officer, Career, one of the following:
    • Associates degree in any field and eight or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by the justice system or human services. 
    • Bachelor's degree in non-related field and six or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by the justice system or human services. 
    • Bachelor's degree in sociology, social work, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, law enforcement, education, or a related field, and five or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by the justice system or human services.
    • Master's degree or higher in sociology, social work, criminal justice, psychology, counseling, law enforcement, education, or a related field; including completion of a supervised clinical field work training/internship (if required by the degree program); and three or more years of relevant full-time equivalent paid or volunteer work experience with clients served by the justice system or human services. 
  • Note: The may be substituted for one year of relevant experience.
Nice to have:
  • Experience: 
    • Performing case management with clients served by in the justice system or human services.
    • Working in a probation or supervised release(parole) position.
  • Knowledge of: 
    • The criminal justice system.
    • The principles of Evidence-Based Practices.
  • Ability to:
    • Use differing intervention strategies which facilitate offender change.
    • Work with a diverse population.
  • Excellent communication skills and well organized, detail oriented, and comfortable with evolving technology.
About the department:
The Department of Community Corrections and Rehabilitation works to enhance community safety, promote community restoration, and reduce the risk of re-offense. Department staff and volunteers serve Hennepin County at more than 20 service locations ranging from correctional facilities to probation reporting offices and occupational training centers, delivering sustainable correctional services to more than 26,000 adult and juvenile clients. It is the largest community corrections organization in Minnesota. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/corrections.  

About Hennepin County:

Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.

Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at  (login as Guest).

Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.

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This posting could be used to fill current and future full-time vacancies.


Application materials will be reviewed and invitations to interview will be based on an assessment of education and experience. Job offer will be contingent on passing a drug test, employment history/reference check, criminal background check including fingerprinting, and driver's license check prior to employment.



If you have any questions, please contact:

Talent Acquisition Division


Hennepin County Human Resources Department



612-348-7855


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