Top Adult Parole Officer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Adult Parole Officer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Adult Parole Officer resumes they appeared on. For example, 26.1% of Adult Parole Officer resumes contained Mental Health Services as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Adult Parole Officer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Adult Parole Officer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Mental Health Services

high Demand
Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Adult Parole Officer jobs:
  • Provided case management services for Probationers and provided referrals for Drug/Alcohol, Vocational/Educational, and Mental Health services.
  • Provided a range of mental health services to offenders in the community.
  • Arranged physical or mental health services for clients.
  • Evaluate and screen offenders for mental health services.
  • Refer general offenders to mental health services for assessments and treatment.
  • Arrange physical or mental health services for clients.

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2. Law Enforcement

average Demand
Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Adult Parole Officer jobs:
  • Work professionally with a variety of law enforcement agencies and the District Attorney's office.
  • Serve search warrants with U.S. Marshall and other law enforcement agencies.
  • Communicate with other law enforcement agencies Conduct home visits and have contact with offenders in the community
  • Work closely with other criminal justice and law enforcement agencies in a collaborative effort to reduce criminal activity in the community.
  • Collaborated with judicial and law enforcement officials in order to exchange information to complete investigations for criminal court hearings and trials.
  • Collaborated with local law enforcement and other resource programs regularly to obtain information and enhance the overall supervision of offenders.

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3. Court Hearings

low Demand
Here's how Court Hearings is used in Adult Parole Officer jobs:
  • Report writing and testify at court hearings.
  • Attended revocation and request for release court hearings and provided recommendations for release and/or revocations based on inmate compliance.
  • Verified and authenticated the validity and admissibility of evidence and preserved its integrity for court hearings.
  • Attend Superior Court hearings to make recommendations regarding sentencing, revocations and other offender violations.
  • Attend Court hearings to testify, provide updated sentencing recommendations or additional information.
  • Prepared documents for court hearings related to offenders and parole supervision activities.

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4. Firearms

low Demand
Here's how Firearms is used in Adult Parole Officer jobs:
  • Received firearms training and subsequently carries and maintain firearms
  • Maintain training and firearms certification quarterly.
  • Maintained quarterly and annual qualifications with firearms, expandable baton, and OC pepper spray.
  • Trained in the use firearms, physical force and prepared to apprehend and arrest violators.
  • Trained as a Firearms and Officer Safety Instructor and a First Aid/CPR Instructor.
  • Maintained firearms training as well as self defense classes.

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5. Parole

low Demand
Here's how Parole is used in Adult Parole Officer jobs:
  • Work within the Domestic Violence Unit supervising offenders on Probation and/or Parole for domestic violence and related convictions.
  • Compile detailed written reports for Courts/Parole Board concerning offenders behavior, new criminal activity, treatment status.
  • Conducted extradition of parolees across state lines.
  • Testified at Parolee and Probationer hearings.
  • Performed drug testing and made treatment recommendations *Submitted violations to parole authority for revocation of parole supervision.
  • POSITION: Adult Felony Parole Agent/Drug & Alcohol Counselor/Parole Hearing Officer/Pre-sentence Investigator.
  • Investigated and arrested parole violators.
  • Worked with criminal justice agencies throughout the state in the investigation of previous and on-going criminal violations committed by parolees.

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5 Most Common Skill for an Adult Parole Officer

Mental Health Services26.1%
Law Enforcement21.7%
Court Hearings21.7%
Firearms17.4%
Parole13%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Adult Parole Officer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
26.1%
26.1%
2
2
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
21.7%
21.7%
3
3
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
21.7%
21.7%
4
4
Firearms
Firearms
17.4%
17.4%
5
5
Parole
Parole
13%
13%

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