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COMMISSION INVESTIGATOR - 78002038

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: MIAMI, FL, US, 33128

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Requisition No: 71385 

Agency: Commission on Offender Review

Working Title: COMMISSION INVESTIGATOR - 78002038

Position Number: 78002038 

Salary:  Annual $35,113.80 plus CAD $4,639.96 

Posting Closing Date: 08/20/2019 

DESCRIPTION

This is professional work conducting violation of supervision hearings, inmate interviews, and clemency investigations to provide the Florida Commission on Offender Review, and in the case of clemency investigations, the Executive Board of Clemency, with information pertinent to cases under consideration.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Conducts probable cause (parole only) and final violation hearings for alleged parole, conditional release, addiction recovery, conditional medical release and control release violators.  Provides alleged violators with an initial interview to advise them of the charges and their due process rights, and assess the need for appointed legal counsel for the alleged violator.  If a hearing is requested, schedules the hearing, obtains witness information, issues subpoenas to secure the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents, etc.

 

Conducts violation hearings and makes written recommendations to the Florida Commission on Offender Review.  Checks inmate population of Florida county jails within the region to determine the presence of alleged parole, conditional release, addiction recovery, conditional medical release and control release violators who have not been previously reported to the Florida Commission on Offender Review as being detained.  Conducts probable cause hearings for other states pursuant to the Interstate Compact Agreements.

 

Conducts comprehensive confidential clemency investigations for the Board of Executive Clemency for applicants seeking various types of clemency (example:  firearm authority, pardon, commutation of sentence, remission of fines and forfeitures, and restoration of civil rights).  These investigations, which are reviewed by the Florida Commission on Offender Review prior to submission to the Board of Executive Clemency, provide a broad picture of the applicant's history and activities.  This position also conducts Restoration of Civil Rights Investigations without Hearing, which includes verifying the status of pecuniary penalties and restitution, and determining whether the individual is eligible for clemency consideration under the Rules of Executive Clemency.

 

Performs interviews and investigations in connection with inmates who are eligible for parole consideration.  This includes, but is not limited to, analyzing inmate prison files, interviewing inmates in the State of Florida prison system, conducting restitution investigations, contacting victims for input and to advise them of their right to participate in parole proceedings, conducting pre-parole investigations to make recommendations regarding the suitability of proposed release plans, and conducting courtesy interviews for other states pursuant to the Interstate Compact Agreement.

 

EXAMPLES OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to initiate and conduct interviews and investigations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively – verbally and in writing.
  • Skilled in using personal computers.
  • Time management.
  • Ability to create and maintain cooperative working relationships.

 

Preference may be given to applicants that possess a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.

As part of the interview process, a work sample may be required.

“BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT: It is the policy of the Florida Commission on Offender Review that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S. No applicant may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed, and approved by the Commission. Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies. Also, employees are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years.”

 

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.

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.  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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