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State of Florida

State of Florida Fort Myers FL United States

3 months ago

Requisition No: 795917

Agency: Department of Corrections...


Position Number: 70007078

Salary: $57,886.14 ($2,226.39 Bi-Weekly)

Posting Closing Date: 03/03/2023


Facility: 20-5 Intake Unit Probation and Parole

This is an internal promotional opportunity only. Only current FDC employees will be considered.

Salary will be determined in accordance with current pay procedures.

Correctional Probation Senior Supervisor vacancy located at:

20-5 Intake Unit Probation and Parole Office

Ft. Myers, Florida (Lee County)

Employees interested in this promotional opportunity must apply for this vacancy using the People First system. No paper applications will be accepted.

Applications will be accepted electronically until 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Applicants are responsible for providing the following information on their applicant profile: current employment, previous employment, training, and education.

Incomplete profiles will not be considered.


The incumbent in this position is responsible for directing and supervising correctional probation officers, senior officers, specialists, supervisors and support staff supervisors and for managing the operation of a large size, independent office. This position shall monitor the daily activities of correctional probation officers, senior officers, specialists and supervisors to ensure investigative and supervision services are provided in accordance with Florida statutes, department rules, and the probation and parole manual of procedures.


The primary duty of the employee(s) in the position(s) allocated to this class is to spend the majority of time communicating with, motivating, training and evaluating employees, planning and directing their work; and having the authority to recommend the hire, transfer, promotion, suspension, discharge, assignment, reward or discipline subordinate employees.

Reviews and approves correspondence and investigations including presentence, post-sentence, other state, pre-parole, special, and other investigations for the courts, parole commission, the department and other states for quality, accuracy and content per departmental policy and procedure. Also, reviews and approves violation reports, affidavits, and warrant requests for offenders for quality, accuracy and content per departmental policy and procedure. Reviews and approves entries into the court ordered payment system and management information system and requests for information from NCIC/FCIC and DHSMV.

Distributes and reviews workloads to ensure consistent and uniform enforcement of supervision order. Assigns new and transfer offenders for supervision and assigns investigations. Monitors assignments for equitable distribution. Reviews compliance with field supervision standards in accordance with supervision protocol. Conducts initial, quarterly, semi-annual, annual, special and pre-termination case reviews on individual offenders, as required. Follows up as needed. Reviews and approves recommendations for early termination of supervision and reduction of sentence. Accompanies staff in the field as mandated to monitor compliance with field safety procedures and supervision duties.

Monitors supervisory staff compliance with department policies and procedures as they relate to the supervision of officers and specialists.

Supervises the implementation of policies and procedures established by the department and ensures the satisfactory delivery of services. Ensures that management review standards are consistently met. Holds regular staff meetings. Disseminates new policies and procedures to staff as appropriate.

Evaluates employee performance and develops performance improvement plans as necessary. Counsels, motivates and guides staff in the daily performance of their duties. Ensures staff compliance with mandated training requirements. Reviews and approves requests for leave, ensuring adequate office and workload coverage. Reviews and approves travel vouchers. Interviews applicants for employment and conducts background investigations on prospective employees.

Maintains liaison with the judiciary, prosecutors, public defenders, law enforcement, treatment providers, non-profit service agencies, governmental agencies, other facilities, offices and bureaus of the department and other criminal justice representatives. Exhibits appropriate demeanor and knowledge as a representative of the department. Demonstrates sensitivity to public and victim needs, concerns and complaints and takes appropriate, prompt action as required.

Actively corresponds and negotiates with office landlord on issues relating to office lease and maintenance. Implements and follows procedures relating to the operation of office equipment and maintains current inventory. Ensures staff compliance with office security, safety and appearance standards. Processes vendor invoices, distributes warrants to vendors and assists in the review of vendor invoices in compliance with Florida statutes. Manages office budget for office supplies and equipment.

When assigned an intake unit, directs the intake process to ensure notification and assignment of an offender placed under supervision or received for investigation are handled effectively and efficiently so that all assignments are detected and processed. Supervises storage of inactive files to include sealing, expunging and destruction as required.

Manages and supervises offenders as required in an officer’s absence. Conducts investigations as required when workload demands, or special circumstances deem it necessary.

Performs court-ordered payment receipting duties in the absence of the designated receipt writer. Verifies monetary collections and makes bank deposits. Monitors the court-ordered payment system exceptions as required.

Handles administrative duties as assigned. Assists in the absence of the Correctional Probation Deputy Administrator. Oversees specialized programs or contracts. Attends and delivers training relating to the duties and responsibilities of the job, for career development and to remain knowledgeable about new technology.


Ability to work independently and/or under stressful conditions.

Ability to describe facts and events accurately.

Ability to communicate effectively.


Knowledge of probation and parole and/or offender classification functions and procedures.

Knowledge of criminal justice system and court procedures.

Knowledge of techniques for advising, interviewing, and counseling.

Ability to assist offenders in solving problems.


Certified in accordance with Florida Statutes 943.13

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

All employees in the correctional probation officer classes shall be required to possess a valid driver’s license as a condition of employment in accordance with 33-208.402, Florida Administrative Code and Section 322.03(3) Florida Statutes.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact SSU Promotions at (850) 717-3771.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties applying online, please contact the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement
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