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IDOC - Probation & Parole Specialist - D3

Posting Begin Date: 2024/07/09
Posting End Date: 2024/07/23
Category: Corrections
Sub Category: Public Safety
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Caldwell, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 18.85
Maximum Salary: 20.73
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

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State of Idaho Opportunity

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.

The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to create a model correctional system that provides equitable access to programming and opportunities that reflect a community experience, foster connections, and restore victims of crime. The incumbent is responsible for assisting probation and parole officers to make complex decisions regarding the care and supervision of individuals under the supervision of probation and parole in Idaho.


  1. Perform diverse support functions to probation and parole officers. 
  2. Daily interactions with individuals on felony supervision in order to address behavior.
  3. Provide guidance, referrals, and general assistance to individuals under IDOC community supervision. 
  4. Frequent contact with internal and external customers, which requires good public relation skills. 
  5. Function with some independence and exercise discretion in applying policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Monitoring record systems to identify and correct errors. Typically gained from at least 1 year of full-time work experience where monitoring records system, identifying problems and conducting errors was primary responsibility of the job.
  2. Interpreting, explaining, and applying laws, regulations, and complex policies for multiple or highly specialized. programs. Typically gained from at least 1 year of full-time work experience that included interpreting and applying a variety of difficult rules, regulations, or policies to determine compliance or eligibility and explaining decisions to others as a primary responsibility of the job.
  3. Analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues. Typically gained from at least 1 year of full-time work experience performing extensive research and analysis that required in-depth program knowledge.
  4. Entering and retrieving data using a computerized record system. Typically gained from 6 months experience in a work setting entering and retrieving data in a database or other computer systems.
  5. Experience composing and proofreading business correspondence. Typically gained from at least 1 year of full-time work experience in an that included composing and proofreading a variety of business documents on a regular basis.


The State of Idaho offers a robust total compensation package, including medical, vision, and dental insurance; PERSI retirement benefits; paid sick, vacation, and parental leave; and 11 paid holidays per year. For additional information related to benefits and/or State programs, please visit


The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email [email protected]

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.