Government Vacancies
Probation Officer
Rehabilitation and Community Services
Grand Turk
$35,794.15 per annum
21-September-2023 08:00 PM


Probation Officers are required to provide high quality and professional services to offenders to support and encourage productive citizens. Through this process Probation Officers are required to prepare relevant reports and supervise offenders in the community within the term set by the Court or Parole Board.  They work for Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, which aims to protect the public, reduce re-offending, ensure offenders are aware of the effects of crime on victims and the public, and address offender’s criminogenic needs.  


Supervise probationers and parolees in the community to evaluate their progress and ensure regular contact is made in accordance with the Department’s policy. 

Prepare and present reports (Pre-sentencing, Parole, and Progress) on adult and juvenile Offenders as requested by the Court or Parole Board in a timely manner.

Provide counseling and facilitate rehabilitative groups utilizing a variety of evidence-based techniques aimed at addressing the offender’s criminogenic needs.

Conduct risk assessments and utilize the results to assist with the management and treatment planning of the offender. 

Administer drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Department’s policy.

Document and report all violations, initiate breach proceedings in a timely manner, and make suitable recommendation for the disposal of the case.

Assist with re-entry planning by coordinating services for the offender’s successful reintegration into society. 

Maintain a manageable caseload and ensure all case files, records, and progress reports are up-to-date and easily accessible. 

Arrange court-ordered treatment services and closely monitor community-based sentences.

Study and review literature and other appropriate materials related to probation, criminal justice, and social work to systematically acquire essential knowledge needed to excel as a Probation/Parole officer. 

Conduct home visits, review the electronic monitoring platform, and other community contacts to assist in monitoring the offender’s adherence to conditions of probation or parole. 

Help to establish and maintain contact with persons and organizations in the community that may provide necessary resources for individuals serviced by the Department.

Liaise with internal and external resources to advocate for clients and make referrals.

Perform Public Relation Functions by: - 

attending meetings with various agencies, groups and persons to discuss common problems and promote a better understanding of the Probation/After Care programme;

participate and facilitate lectures, discussions and film shows on Probation, Rehabilitation and other related matters

Educating the public in order to create a favourable climate towards the rehabilitation of offenders and securing job opportunities.

Any other duties which logically related to the job.



A bachelor’s degree in Social Science (Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Human Services) from a recognized University and practical experience in course work within the Criminal Justice System; 

Past experience as a fully qualified probation/parole officer would be an asset.


Criminal court proceedings

Supervising and building staff capacity

Research and study the local laws that pertain directly and indirectly to the job.

Observation and interaction with client supervision under professional guidance within a probation office, parole office or correctional facility.

Actual case work and supervision in a probation office, parole office or correctional facility.

Experience of designing and facilitating group work with specific offenders including at least one of the following groups; Sex Offenders, Violent Offenders, Domestic Violence Perpetrators, Juvenile Offenders.

Broad knowledge of the range of Probation interventions

Where possible experience of participating and managing multi agency decision making forums such as MAPPA and Parole Boards. 

SALARY: Grade 6.1 - $35,794.15 per annum 


Resumes with current contact information must be accompanied by a Covering Letter and National Turks & Caicos Islander Status Card (where applicable) or a photocopy of your passport photo page. 

Two letters of reference will be required for all shortlisted candidates, together with copies of educational certificates. Any criminal record should be declared, and further checks will be carried out on shortlisted candidates. (A Police Certificate is required if available in Country of Applicant)

Applications should be addressed to The Director, Office of the Human Resource Management Directorate, Church Folly, Grand Turk. Applications can be hand delivered, Faxed to 946-1582 or sent by email to:  HYPERLINK "mailto:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Hand delivered and fax applications must have clearly marked on the envelope/fax cover sheet the Job Title of position being applied for. On emailed applications the subject line must reference the Job Reference Number (LSB3-23-24) and the Job Title. 

Current TCI Government serving officers must apply through their Head of Department.

Applications without all supporting documents will not be processed.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only persons selected for an interview will be contacted.