This position is located in the Probation Department for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan and reports directly to the assigned Supervising U.S. Probation Officer. Under the direction of a U.S. Probation Officer, the employee assists with the investigation and supervision of persons charged with and convicted of committing federal crimes by providing technical and administrative support for the U.S. Probation Officers in a wide range of areas, including conducting investigations, compiling criminal histories, coordinating with collateral agencies, and performing other similar duties as assigned.

Qualifications must be met at the time of the application.

Required: High school graduation or equivalent with a minimum of one year of specialized experience as defined below.

Specialized Experience: Progressively responsible clerical or administrative experience requiring the regular and recurring application of clerical procedures that demonstrate the ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives, or laws and involve the routine use of specialized terminology and automated software and equipment for word processing, data entry or report generation. Experience as a police, custodial, or security officer, other than any criminal investigation experience, is not creditable.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in such fields as criminal justice, criminology, psychology, sociology, human relations, business or public administration.

Currently performing similar duties in a legal, human services, and/or community correction setting. Similar roles may include case manager, case worker, client services specialist, foster care specialist, child protective services case worker and social worker. Closing Date: March 15, 2023.

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