The Mission of the Idaho Department of Correction is to protect the public, our staff, and those within our custody and supervision through safety, accountability, partnership and providing opportunities for offender change.
This is a new exam with revised qualifications & criteria. Please read all exam instructions carefully.
District Managers supervise the day to day operations of a robust Probation & Parole office in an evolving organization. They lead, coach and mentor staff, implement the Justice Reinvestment Initiative and Focused Supervision, ensure that evidence-based practices and effective reentry processes are utilized, foster cooperation and teamwork, and build relationships with community partners.
The Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) has a current opening for a Probation & Parole District Manager at the District 1 Office in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. If you have previously applied for other District Manager positions and are interested in this opening, you must re-apply on this announcement. Previous scores will not be used. Hiring lists from this announcement may be open competitive, department promotional or statewide promotional. This recruitment may be used to fill current or future vacancies for District Manager in Coeur d'Alene or surrounding areas in the next 6 months.
Example of Duties
Plan, organize and direct an integrated program of probation, parole, specialized caseloads, pre-sentence investigation, and oversight of clinical and substance abuse treatment services that provide maximum services and benefits to criminal offenders
Develop policies and work standards on a statewide level
Participate in task force projects and grant monitoring
Set priorities to meet the needs of court, department, and clients
Evaluate reports for quality of service and benefit to clients as well as audit to determine extent of compliance with established procedures and department goals
Develop and control district program budget
Select employees, assign work, set standards, and evaluate performance
Provide or arrange for staff training
Develop and coordinate community resources including criminal justice system, mental health, religious, and drug and alcohol abuse counseling to benefit adult criminal offenders and avoid service overlaps
Participate as a technical advisor on citizens and advisory boards
- Considerable knowledge of management practices.
- Experience supervising staff.
Considerable knowledge of security principles and practices in a correctional profession
Good knowledge of the criminal justice system
Good knowledge off offender management and risk reduction procedures.
To be hired, candidates will have a history and background supportive of department mission goals and will be subject to:
- Completing a Background Investigation Questionnaire and pre-employment drug testing
- Having a federal and state criminal background check to include fingerprints
- Having a history of law-abiding behavior
- Felonies, misdemeanors, illegal drug usage, DUI's, adverse driving convictions and employment history may make you ineligible for employment
Non-hiring restrictions are in place for candidates who:
- Have been convicted of Domestic Violence or similar types of violent behaviors
- Have a dishonorable discharge from military service
- Currently are using, dealing or are associated with illegal drugs
- Have close friends or relatives under IDOC care & custody where the vacancy exists
- Are currently under IDOC supervision or probation (must be released from IDOC supervision or probation for at least one year)
Thank you for your interest in employment with Idaho Department of Correction!