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# 133, Probation Officer/Substance Abuse Specialist

Posted: 04/25/2021

Probation Officer/Substance Abuse Specialist 
Job ID 133

The City of Overland Park has a full-time Probation Officer/Substance Abuse Specialist position available in the Municipal Court. 

Responsibilities: Supervises a caseload of probation/parole and/or diversion defendants to ensure compliance with sentencing guidelines and court ordered requirements. Conducts substance abuse assessments of persons charged with alcohol/drug offenses; conducts risk/needs assessments, provides expert testimony to the Municipal Court through written report with recommendations. Assists with speciality projects as assigned by Supervisor and/or Presiding Judge. 

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Behavioral Sciences, or related field. Kansas Licensed Addiction Counselor through the (Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board—(BSRB). Access to the Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) is required, so the following KCJIS requirements apply: Must be at least 18 years of age; must have not been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor. Minimum of one year experience working in probation, case management, substance abuse field or criminal justice related field. Experience conducting substance abuse assessments. Experience working as a Probation Officer and/or Court Services Officer is preferred. Experience conducting risk/needs assessments preferred. No City residency requirement. 
Must successfully pass a thorough background check, physical and drug screen. 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Mon-Fri.  $26.67-$33.34/hour ($4,623.53 - $5,779.42/month)  Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at  If unable to apply online, visit the HR office between 1 p.m.-4 p.m., M-F.  

City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS  66212

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $50,000 - 74,999