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"Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialist"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Skills Needed for: "Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialist"

1) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.


2) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.


3) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.


4) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.


5) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


6) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.


7) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.


8) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.


9) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.


10) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.


11) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.


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12) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.


13) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.


14) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.


15) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.


16) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.


17) Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.


18) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.


19) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.


20) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.


Job Description for "Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialist" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialist"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-C-E        SOC:  21-1092.00


 

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