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Corrections Agent Career

Salary Range: $25.22 to $37.16 per hour; $52,659 to $77,590 per year

Work Locations: Positions may occur with the Department of Corrections and county agencies at various locations throughout the state.

Job Duties: Provide investigative services to the court/releasing authority and supervisory and/or referral services to offenders in order to protect public safety and facilitate law-abiding behavior. Career Agents independently handle the most complex supervision cases and provide consultation, mentoring and training to Agents and Senior Agents in assessment and supervision tasks.

Career Agents utilize discretion and independence in performing the following job duties: complete assessments of offenders in order to determine/recommend appropriate supervision levels; prepare case plans; supervise offenders to monitor behavior and compliance with probation/releasing authority conditions; complete progress reports and apprehension/detention orders; and testify in court as needed.

Career Agents also independently prepare diagnostic, pre- and post-dispositional investigation reports on offenders to be used by the courts, correctional staff and releasing authority to make appropriate sentencing, case planning and releasing decisions.

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