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Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Juvenile Probation Officer Interview Questions

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Juvenile Probation Officer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
No Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. I interviewed at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

Interview

60 minutes, 7 questions, and 2 person panel interview. Most questions are not tell me about a time but rather what do you think about... then you must pass the IMPACT test, reference check, background check and drug test

Interview Questions

  • What are important traits that a Juvenile Probation Officer need to have?   1 Answer

Other Interview Reviews for Florida Department of Juvenile Justice

  1. Helpful (1)  

    Juvenile Probation Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (Orlando, FL).

    Interview

    I applied over the internet and they contacted me 3 months later for an interview. The interview itself was rather quickly, about 15 minutes, only 6 questions. Also, a 5 person panel

    Interview Questions

    • What qualities do juvenile probation officers have to have?   1 Answer
    • How would I handle a abused child and parent?   1 Answer
    • What community resources are there for a child and parent and how can I find more programs?   Answer Question
    • How do I stay organized?   1 Answer

  2. Helpful (1)  

    Juvenile Probation Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Walton Beach, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (Fort Walton Beach, FL) in May 2008.

    Interview

    Know Florida Statute 985, Know community resources, Be able to recite all experience with youth, counseling experience, be able to relay how you would handle difficult situations, know time frames for legal requirements of job, review employee handbook found on DJJ website.

    Interview Questions

    • I was asked to list the kind of difficult situations when working with youth and they were looking for specific answers   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    They start at the bottom of the scale and it is difficult to get more. If you do, it will be no more than 10% above bottom of the scale

  3. Helpful (2)  

    Juvenile Probation Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (Jacksonville, FL) in March 2014.

    Interview

    I applied online and then received an email inviting me to an online writing exam the next day with short notice, i was then invited to an in person interview then called back for an in person testing for ergonomics and then a drug test was conducted along with a background and then i received an offer letter

    Interview Questions

    • are you willing to work overtime?   1 Answer

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    Juvenile Probation Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Orlando, FL
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (Orlando, FL) in October 2015.

    Interview

    While scheduling the interview I was told the interview would start at 9am and be over no later than 11am. Upon arrival I realized that was not the case. There were 30+ applicants and 1 interviewer. They began by explaining the job duties for roughly 2 hours. After which they gave us a two page assessment to complete in 45 minutes. Once everyone had completed the assessments, we waited to be called into a separate room to be interviewed by the Chief. By the time my name was called it was about 1:30pm. During the waiting, some applicants had to leave to return to their jobs. After everyone was interviewed individually, we took an half hour lunch. Upon returning from lunch we began another assessment to test our interactions with the mentally unstable and/or troubled children. By the time we all completed the timed assessment and were given back our proof of ID it was 4:30pm. By far the longest interview of my life.

    Interview Questions


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    Juvenile Probation Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (Fort Lauderdale, FL) in January 2015.

    Interview

    I went in for an interview and ask about 8-10 questions with two supervisors. They explain their position, explain the job title, and how many positions they had open.

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do to prepare your self for court? How to deal with a upset parent? How do you prioritize your time management skills?   2 Answers

    Negotiation

    No Negotiation, it stated it in the application.


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