Probation Administrator

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Washington, D.C
Nov 24, 2021
Dec 02, 2021
Full Time

This position is located in the Department of Program Services, Probation & Pretrial Services Office, National Program Development Division, Program Development Branch.

The incumbent will primarily be responsible for oversight of a national implementation contract, policy development, and support for evidence-informed supervision practices for both pretrial and post-conviction supervision. The incumbent will also support programs that address specialized groups and specialized program services and will coordinate with staff in other divisions within PPSO to provide implementation, technical knowledge and training to support various projects and initiatives.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Serving as the subject-matter expert regarding implementation science and evidence-informed supervision practices.
  • Analyzing data, monitoring trends, and making recommendations for improved effectiveness of all aspects of the mission related to pretrial services and post-conviction supervision.
  • Providing federal probation and pretrial chiefs, supervisors, and other district staff with implementation assistance for all office initiatives.
  • Coordinating and collaborating with staff in other PPSO divisions to provide implementation, technical knowledge and support for various projects and initiatives.
  • Providing training programs related to implementation science.

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

  • AO employees are required to attest to their vaccination status. New employees are required to complete a Certification of Vaccination Form. The information provided on the form will be treated as confidential information and will be managed by the AO Human Resources Office.
  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the AO. If non-citizens are considered for hire into a temporary or any other position with non-competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO Human Resources Office there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at USAJOBS Help Center | Employment of non-citizens / . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete an FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • New employees to the AO will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights/responsibilities, visit .
  • All new AO employees are required to identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience : Applicants must have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience using Implementation Science methods and strategies that facilitate the expansion and consistent use of programming resulting in socially significant outcomes.


    The basic qualifications can be met in one of three ways:
  • A bachelor's degree (4-year) or higher in a behavioral or social science, or related disciplines appropriate to the position; or
  • Combination of education and experience that provides the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field; or
  • Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.

  • Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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