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Texas Department of Criminal Justice Interview Questions

Interviews at Texas Department of Criminal Justice

110 Interview Reviews

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  1. Helpful (2)  

    Parole Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

    Interview

    I applied this job on Jan 2020, It needs a lot of documents, it took me a month to get them together. I just got an email to schedule an interview. I am here to get some information.

    Interview Questions

    • Q: They might ask you like do you have experience related to supervision?   Answer Question

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    Parole Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Interview

    Very short. Interviewed with Assistant Regional Director and Parole Supervisor. Interviewed about 3 weeks ago and still waiting for a response. Was notified that they typically mail out letters if not offered a position.

    Interview Questions

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    Correctional Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice (Huntsville, TX).

    Interview

    Extremely easy. You go in and take a test, then once finished you go into the next room for your interview and their let you know if they want to hire you or not.

    Interview Questions

    • Are the answers you put for the background check correct?   Answer Question

  4.  

    Parole Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice (Dallas, TX) in December 2019.

    Interview

    The interview consisted of seven questions with multiple answers and was roughly twenty minutes with a three person panel. The district supervisor, office supervisor and the regional director. Several questions within a question.

    Interview Questions

    • What does a parole officer duties consist of on a daily basis   Answer Question

  5. Helpful (1)  

    Parole Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Amarillo, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice (Amarillo, TX) in October 2019.

    Interview

    The interview consisted of sitting down at a table with two senior parole officers. One asked the questions and the other sat there. It lasted a total time of approximately 15 mins or so.

    Interview Questions

    • What does integrity mean to you?   1 Answer
    • You visit a parolee's house, his mother is there and consistently speaks for him not allowing him to answer for himself. What do you do?   Answer Question
    • This job has a lot of interaction with the people, tell me about some of your personal qualities that makes you relatable to people.   Answer Question

  6. Helpful (1)  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

    Interview

    As long as you are not a felon or charges for domestic abuse, and you are breathing, it is a breeze. You can take it over the phone if you live a certain distant from the nearest traing facility.

    Interview Questions


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    Correctional Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Palestine, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice (Palestine, TX) in June 2019.

    Interview

    The interview process lasted for about seven hours for me. It went smoothly, lots of people came and mostly everyone passed except for a few. It took awhile for everyone to get situated before the testing begins.

    Interview Questions

    • Why be a correctional officer   1 Answer
    • How will being a correctional officer help advance your career   Answer Question
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    Systems Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

    Interview

    Very one sided and structured. Interviewers had a list of questions and are not allowed to elaborate. Everything said is written down. Interviewers not really interested in discussing the position, nor how the applicants education and experience would be a good fit.

    Interview Questions


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    Parole Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in McAllen, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice (McAllen, TX) in May 2019.

    Interview

    It was a fairly comfortable environment. One person was asking the questions, while the other wrote down the answers given. I applied online, and I received an email within two weeks letting me know that they received my application. I was called for an interview about two to three months later. Job offer is pending.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked five questions basically asking about work ethic, how one handles stress, how one would deal with an aggressive offender during an interview, etc.   Answer Question

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    Parole Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Odessa, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Texas Department of Criminal Justice (Odessa, TX) in March 2019.

    Interview

    Hand-written Application about fifteen pages, must be mailed in, interview, background check and call back. After offer you drug test and select your start day. Then off to academy. Process took 4 months for me from start to finish.

    Interview Questions

    • What's more important? Counseling or case management?   1 Answer

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