Job Series: Probation Services Analyst
FLSA Status: Exempt
Occ Group: Professional
Job Code: R43485
Approved Date: Original signature of the State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Participates in program or project management in the Division of Probation Services to improve managerial procedures and practices in the Colorado Judicial Department’s probation business.
The Probation Services Analyst I classification is distinguished from other classifications due to the focus on research, compiling and analyzing data, and providing recommendations based on findings which may influence local or state wide probation policies and procedures. Positions in this classification will participate in, but do not spend more than 50% of their time on ongoing program or project management responsibility. Supervision is received from a Probation Services Analyst II, III, IV or Division Director.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Reviews and evaluates organizational policies, practices, structure, functions, programs, work methods, resources, relationships within various probation departments, management and program performance; interprets data; prepares reports and provides recommendations.
Identifies problems within various probation departments; offers recommendations and implements solutions; compares estimates and trend projections through the application of mathematical or statistical methods.
Drafts rules, administrative recommendations, and Chief Justice Directives; revises forms; develops and assists in implementing program policies and procedures for various probation departments.
Compiles and analyzes information collected; verifies accuracy of information; identifies issues and problems; formulates recommendations that will encourage local or state wide change.
Establishes response procedures designed to address internal and external requests for information.
Attends meetings and training as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibility. Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. Rarely provides lead function, advice, or explains work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and three years of management analysis experience in statistical or economic analysis, office systems, methods and procedures, work measurement, forms design, program planning or other related fields. Additional work experience in these or other related fields may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required formal education.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. This position is subject to varying and unpredictable situations; may handle emergency or crisis situations; is subject to many interruptions; may handle multiple calls and inquiries simultaneously; and may occasionally handle absentee replacement on short notice.