Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title:
Parole Officer 1
Open To: Candidates on Current Exam List
Board of Pardons and Paroles-Waterbury
1st Shift, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week
$64,804-$84,487 (Annually)
Closing Date: October 8, 2014
Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; knowledge of criminal behavior; knowledge of individual and group behavior; knowledge of principles and techniques of interviewing; knowledge of office procedures; some knowledge of counseling techniques; some knowledge of investigatory techniques; some knowledge of correctional practices; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to learn and retain information; ability to analyze facts and make decisions; ability to relate to persons of different cultural and economic backgrounds; ability to perform arithmetical computations; ability to organize time, set priorities and manage caseload tasks. 
Eligibility Requirement:
Candidates must have applied for and passed the Parole Officer 1 exam and be on the current certification list promulgated by the Department of Administrative Services.  DOC and BOPP employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in the class may also apply.
General Experience: Six (6) years of experience in case management or community supervision activities in parole, probation, rehabilitation counseling or social work in a correctional or community setting.
Special Requirements:
  • Incumbents in this class must possess and retain a current Motor Vehicle operator license.
  • Incumbents in this class must be able to obtain and maintain certification to carry and use weapons including firearms and chemical agents.
  • Incumbents in this class must be able to obtain and maintain NCIC/COLLECT certification.
  • Incumbents in this class may be required to speak a foreign language.
Promotion: Following one (1) year of successful and satisfactory performance incumbents in this class shall progress to Parole Officer 2.  Such promotion shall be effective the first day of the pay period following such one (1) year period.
Preferred Experience: Preference will be given to those candidates who demonstrate superior knowledge and relevant experience with actuarial risk assessments and overall BOPP processes including, but not limited to, pardons hearings, parole release granting hearings, interstate compact, and revocation/rescission hearings.
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements need to submit a cover letter, your last two (2) performance evaluations, an application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at , and the State of Connecticut Addendum-Criminal Convictions (Form CT-HR-13) which is available at
James Faulkner, HR Specialist
Department Of Correction
Recruitment Office
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Note for Applicants: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, promotion and merit employment rules. State employees should be aware that your performance appraisals, attendance records and discipline records will be reviewed to ensure that you meet DOC Administrative Directive 2.3.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer