Job Posting: Probation Officer for Meigs County Common Pleas Court


Judge Linda R. Warner, Meigs County Common Pleas Court is accepting resumes for a probation officer.


Job Description: This position requires knowledge of the criminal justice system, organizational, communications and interviewing skills, and the ability to supervise others. The successful applicant will be required to contact and work with various community agencies, attend court hearings, prepare records/reports, conduct home visits, make arrests, administer drug screens, prepare referrals and develop case plans for offenders. This position requires direct contact with felony level offenders and exposure to potentially stressful and dangerous situations/conditions. The person filling this position will also be preparing pre-sentence investigations, updating case files and performing other duties as needed or assigned.


Minimum qualifications: Preferred applicants will possess bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in criminal justice, human services or criminology. Applicants must possess a high school diploma, or three or more years relevant work experience. Applicants must have basic knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures ( e.g., arrest, search and seizure, use of force, etc.). Applicants must have proficient typing and computer skills and must be effective in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Applicants must possess a valid Ohio driver’s license and have reliable transportation. Applicants will also be subject to background checks and drug and alcohol testing. Upon employment, candidates will be required to carry a firearm and attend weapon qualification training or provide proof of prior equivalent training. Probation officers must complete an introductory training program within one year of their hire date. This is a fiduciary position, serving at the pleasure of the presiding Judge Linda R. Warner.


Salary will be determined based upon experience.


Submit letters of interest and resumes to Meigs County Common Pleas Court at:
100 East Second Street, Room 302, Pomeroy, OH 45769;
email: meigscommonpleascourt@yahoo.com.