Probation Administrator

Washington, D.C
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time

This position is located in the Department of Program Services (DPS), Probation and Pretrial Services Office (PPSO), Program Oversight and Support Division, Program Services Branch. The incumbent of this position will be primarily responsible for policy development, policy implementation, oversight and support for the Sex Offender Management Program and Cybercrime Program.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Providing administrative oversight and assessment of policies and procedures to ensure cost-effectiveness and supervision risk reduction for both the sex offender management program and cybercrime program.
  • Providing staff work for the Judicial Conference Committee on Criminal Law to implement the provision of legislation affecting the federal Probation and Pretrial Services system, specifically pertaining to the sex offender management program and cybercrime program.
  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of national policies and outcome measures regarding the sex offender management program and cybercrime program, including the coordination of staff in multiple areas to ensure consistency and consideration of evidence-informed practices.
  • Serving as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and overseeing the national computer monitoring contract.
  • Conducting research, tracking and evaluating program data, and monitoring trends necessary to make recommendations for improvement of national programs, primarily in the sex offender management program and cybercrime program.
  • Serving as an authority on sex offender management, cybercrime, and probation and pretrial services policy and procedures; participating in policymaking working groups and serving as a point-of-contact for probation and pretrial services offices.
  • Reviewing the work of other probation and pretrial services offices to include the evaluation of individual high-profile cases for compliance with national policies and procedures.
  • Providing sex offender management and cybercrime management training to districts in need of technical assistance and program improvement.
  • Coordinating national training for the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services system in sex offender management and cybercrime management.
  • Demonstrating sound problem solving and analytical skills, and analyzing information to determine accuracy, relevance, and draw accurate conclusions.

  • 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 year of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience in the supervision of sex offenders and individuals with a computer monitoring condition, experience tracking and evaluating program data, involvement in training officers related to policy and procedure, and strong writing and analytical skills.


    Basic Requirement: The basic requirement can be met in one of three ways.
  • A bachelor's (4-year) degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position; or
  • A combination of education and experience that has provided 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 demonstrated 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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