Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Community Correction Representative 1, G-18

Occupation Group

Corrections and Criminal Justice

General Information

Starting Salary

$56,604

Job Rate

$71,980

Job Description

As a Community Correction Representative 1, you would perform activities related to planning, regulating, coordinating, developing, and improving proposed and established probation, community correction, and alternative to incarceration (ATI) programs and services for the criminal and juvenile justice systems.  Incumbents provide technical assistance, staff development and training, oversight, management consultation, supervision, and program development services. Positions are classified at the Office of Probation and Correctional Alternatives (OPCA) within the Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree; AND two years of professional experience at the federal, state, or local level in a criminal justice/juvenile justice agency or a human services agency, which involved providing services to a criminal justice/juvenile justice population.

Note: Service as a correction officer or paraprofessional is NOT considered qualifying. Examples of human services agencies are: mental health, substance abuse and treatment, and counseling agencies.

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2019, and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/