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Probation officer

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Probation officer

  1. 1. Probation Officer<br />Marissa Belanger<br />April 24,11<br />Hour 4th<br />Career Technology <br />
  2. 2. Introduction <br />Imagine being able to help someone get back up on there feet and getting them motivated to succeed in life. This is what Probation Officers also known as correctional officers, do on a daily bases. I am very interested in this career. To find out if this is really what I want to do in life I am going to research more about this job. <br />
  3. 3. Responsibilities<br /><ul><li>Supervise people on probation
  4. 4. Meeting the offenders at there house
  5. 5. Decide weather offenders should be on probation
  6. 6. Decide if they should be released on probation before trial.</li></li></ul><li>Working Conditions<br /><ul><li>Meeting at the homes of the offenders
  7. 7. Working in the office
  8. 8. Working with offenders family members </li></li></ul><li>Training, Qualifications, Advancement<br /><ul><li>Bachelors degree in social work, criminal justice, psychology,
  9. 9. Complete training program ran by Michigan.
  10. 10. Test and examinations to get into the training program
  11. 11. Law Enforcements Class At East Detroit High School </li></li></ul><li>Job Outlook/Employment<br /><ul><li>Jobs in 2008 -103,400
  12. 12. Job opportunities expected to be excellent
  13. 13. Grow 18% between the years 2008 and 2018.</li></li></ul><li>Earnings<br /><ul><li>Average for May 2008 - $45,910
  14. 14. Local Government-May 2008 were $46,420
  15. 15. Highest paid $78,210</li></li></ul><li>Related Occupation<br />Counselors<br />Rehabilitation, working with people<br />Masters Degree <br />Rehabilitation counselors -$129,500<br />
  16. 16. Summary<br />After researching the job of a probation officer I found out that it is really what I would like to do in life and the information about the job has reassured me that it really what I want to do in life. I will definitely what I will be striving to reach in life.<br />
  17. 17. Works cited<br />http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos265.htm<br />

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