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Occupational Report for
Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
Iowa Statewide

Report Contents
Occupation DescriptionEmployment Outlook
Current Job OpeningsLicense Information
WagesEmployment Projections
Industries of EmploymentSkills
Similar OccupationsEducational Requirements
Schools and Training Providers
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Occupational Description
Provide social services to assist in rehabilitation of law offenders in custody or on probation or parole. Make recommendations for actions involving formulation of rehabilitation plan and treatment of offender, including conditional release and education and employment stipulations.

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Employment Outlook
for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
No outlook data is available for this occupation.

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Current Job Openings
for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
Iowa Statewide
There are 2 openings for this occupation. Openings 1 to 2 are listed below. Check for more job openings on Career One Stop.
Job TitleDate PostedLocationWage Offered
Juvenile Detention-Assistant Director11/6/15Sioux City$53484/yr to $57260/yr
Detention Officer9/22/15Council Bluffs$19.48/hr to $26.99/hr

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Iowa License Information
for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
No state license is required for this occupation.

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for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
Region---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Avg Hourly ($/hr)Avg AnnualPercentiles
Iowa Statewide$30.76$63,974$21.65$25.53$31.98$36.55$38.84
IWD REGION 0130.5963,63322.2025.6431.5535.3037.69
IWD REGION 0228.3458,95616.0418.1026.9738.6240.84
IWD REGION 0931.9966,53823.8030.3233.0135.8737.62
IWD REGION 1026.2654,62517.5022.1225.4429.0038.62
IWD REGION 1231.9166,37722.6730.3033.7036.4638.62
Data Sources and Limitations

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Regional Employment Projections
for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
RegionEmploymentChange% ChangeAnnual Openings
Iowa Statewide56357071.2%16
Iwd Region 1118318631.6%5
Iwd Region 15757611.3%2
Iwd Region 10565823.6%2
Iwd Region 09555500.0%1
Iwd Region 07535300.0%1
Iwd Region 01525200.0%1
Iwd Region 124342-1-2.3%1
Iwd Region 14141400.0%0
Iwd Region 16131417.7%0
Iwd Region 061110-1-9.1%0
Iwd Region 0276-1-14.3%0
Iwd Region 057700.0%0
Iwd Region 3/46600.0%0
Iwd Region 135500.0%0
Iwd Region 082200.0%0
Data Sources and Limitations

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Primary Industries of Employment
for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
Iowa Statewide
No industry employment data are available for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec..
Data Sources and Limitations

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for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
Access Social Service Resource Providers
Apply Active Listening Techniques
Apply Arrest, Search And Seizure Law
Apply Counseling Techniques
Apply Cultural And Religious Awareness
Apply Current Social Research
Apply Institutional Care Procedures
Apply Intervention Techniques
Apply Mediation Techniques
Apply Psychological Assessment Tools
Apply Psychology Theory
Apply Pursuit Tactics
Apply Sociology Theory
Chart Clients' Personal Data
Collect Client Data
Communicate Details Concisely And Consistently
Communicate With Children And Adults
Compile Data Related To Social Work Or Entitlement Programs
Conduct Investigations And Research
Conduct Prisoner Pre-Release Activities
Counsel Inmates
Determine Program Eligibility
Determine Program Status
Enforce Laws, Ordinances And Regulations
Follow Safety Procedures
Interpret And Apply Government Regulations
Manage Detailed Case Records
Obtain Information From Clients, Customers, Patients Or Others
Operate Two-Way Radio
Operate Two-Way Radio In Law Enforcement, Fire Or Emergency Setting
Prepare Reports In A Timely Manner
Provide Emotional Support To Social Services Clients
Reach Conclusions Quickly In Law Enforcement Situations
Recognize Physical And Emotional Abuse
Recognize Public Safety Hazards
Refer Clients And Patients To Community Services
Relate To Clients' Socioeconomic Conditions
Resolve Conflicts
Schedule Appointments
Supervise Adult Care Residents
Use Appropriate Physical Response In Law Enforcement Situations
Use Behavior Modification Techniques
Use Communication Techniques To Identify And React To The Communication Styles Of Others
Use Computers To Enter, Access And Retrieve Data
Use Correct Grammar, Punctuation And Spelling
Use Interviewing Techniques
Use Principles Of Group Dynamics
Use Word Processing Software
Work As A Team Member
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Occupations with Skills Similar to Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec. matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
OccupationSkill Overlap
Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors65%
Counselors, All Other63%
Mental Health And Substance Abuse Social Workers62%
Mental Health Counselors59%
Social Workers, All Other57%
Medical And Public Health Social Workers55%
Social And Human Service Assistants52%
Community And Social Service Specialists, Other52%
Child, Family, And School Social Workers49%
Marriage And Family Therapists49%

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Educational Requirements
for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
Not Found

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Education and Training Providers
for Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Spec.
No training providers for this occupation were found in the IWIN database.

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