• Perry County Courthouse
  • 2 East Main Street, New Bloomfield, PA 17068
  • P) 717.582.2131

Full Time Probation Officer – Probation Department

Perry County is seeking a full time Probation Officer in the Probation Department.  Multiple positions are available.  This position is responsible to supervise defendants on court ordered probation supervision or parole to assure compliance with the conditions of supervision.

Primary duties include:

  • Supervise defendants to ensure compliance with court ordered supervision conditions by conducting home visits, drug/alcohol monitoring, office visits, and responding to reports of violation
  • Supervise special populations and maintain responsibility for electronic monitoring devices and data.
  • Prepare presentence investigation and social history reports
  • Attend court to provide information to the judge, make recommendations, and prepare probation plans
  • Arrest and detain individuals who violate probation

Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or related field with four months of law enforcement experience required.

Compensation includes a starting salary of $23.27/hour.  Perry County employment offers a comprehensive benefit package to include generous paid leave, a County retirement plan, and medical, dental, vision, and life insurance after a 90-day probationary period.  Interested candidates should submit an application and resume to the Probation Office, ATTN:  Michelle Orris, P.O. Box 239 New Bloomfield PA 17068 by 4:00 p.m. July 26, 2024.  For additional information please contact Michelle Orris at 717-582-5125 or morris@perryco.org