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Date: Sep 15, 2020

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Requisition No: 235982 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70012866 

Salary:  $38,878.84 - $72,357.41 

Posting Closing Date: 09/23/2020 


Under the direction of Secretary, Mark S. Inch, the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) is the 3rd largest state prison system in the country with a budget of $2.4 billion, approximately 100,000 inmates incarcerated and another 167,000 offenders on active community supervision. The FDC has 148 facilities and more than 20,000 staff members statewide, making it the State’s largest agency. 


Facility: 01-5 Pensacola West/Intake 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 Supervisor vacancy located at:

01-5 Pensacola West/Intake Probation and Parole Office

Pensacola, Florida (Escambia 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.  

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please contact SSU promotions at (850) 412-2634.

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


The incumbent in this position is responsible for directing and supervising correctional probation officers and senior officers. This position shall monitor the daily activities of correctional probation officers and senior officers to ensure investigative and supervision services are provided in accordance with Florida statutes, department of corrections rules, and the probation and parole manual of procedures. The incumbent in this position may also supervise the day to day operation of a small office.


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 all correspondence and investigations including pre-sentence, post-sentence, other state, pre-parole, special, and other investigations for the courts, parole commission, department of corrections and other states for quality, accuracy and content per departmental policy and procedure. Also, reviews and approves all 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 of correctional probation officers and senior officers to ensure consistent and uniform enforcement of supervision order. Assigns new and transfer cases for supervision and investigation. Monitors assignments for equitable distribution. Reviews officer compliance with field supervision standards in accordance with supervision protocol. Conducts initial, quarterly, semi-annual, annual, special and pre-termination case reviews on individual cases, as required. Follows up as needed. Reviews and approves all recommendations for early termination of supervision. Accompanies correctional probation officers and senior officers in the field on a regular basis to monitor officer compliance with field safety procedures and supervision duties.


Supervises the implementation of policies and procedures established by the department and ensures the satisfactory delivery of services.


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. 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 of Corrections. Demonstrates sensitivity to public and victim needs, concerns and complaints, and takes appropriate, prompt action 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.


Handles administrative duties as assigned. Assists in the absence of the Correctional Probation Senior Supervisor. Serves on teams or committees and task forces to study issues, solve problems, refine existing practices, develop new programs or procedures, or implement new policies. Attends and delivers training relating to the duties and responsibilities of the job and for career development.




Ability to work independently and/or under stressful conditions.

Ability to describe facts and events accurately.

Ability to communicate effectively.




Knowledge of techniques for advising, interviewing, and counseling.

Ability to interview and counsel.

Ability to review and analyze data.

Ability to prepare a variety of reports.

Ability to conduct investigations.

Ability to understand and apply applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.


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.

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Pensacola