Supvg Parole Officer

Grade 63

New York State has approximately 46 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Corrections and Community Supervision. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Parole Officer Trainee 1

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Parole Officer Trainee 2

    Similar to Grade 17

  3. Parole Officer

    Grade 21

  4. Senr Parole Officer

    Grade 24

  5. Supvg Parole Officer

    Grade 63

Summary of Job Description

As a Supervising Parole Officer, you would:

Oversee the parole process by guiding and directing staff actions in accordance with agency policy.

Review cases to ensure adherence to agency policy and procedure.

Decide on the issuance or non-issuance of warrants in cases referred by the Senior Parole Officer.

Make emergency decisions as needed, including at other than regular office hours.

As a second-level supervisor direct, evaluate, discipline, train, and otherwise performs the full range of supervisory duties over subordinate staff (including subordinates in the Parole Officer series and other titles as needed).

Establish priorities and timeframes for work completion through written and oral instructions.

Consult with Senior Parole Officers on staff supervision problems and make recommendations.

Evaluate staff job performance and take remedial action.

Mediate disputes between staff members, as necessary.

Determine when training is needed for subordinate staff and make the appropriate arrangements for such training.

Review and investigate violations of agency policy, assessing nature and severity.  Prepare reports and seek discipline or other corrective administrative action when appropriate.

Participate in the development of policy and programs.

Develop and handle community and public relations.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

For qualified employees of New York State on or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Division of Parole and have had permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Senior Parole Officer, Senior Parole Officer (Spanish Language), Parole Revocation Specialist 1, or Parole Revocation Specialist 2.

Only the title(s) listed is qualifying for this examination(s).

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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