Responsible for conducting preliminary inquiries, pre-disposition investigations with defendants, making recommendations to the courts, and supervising probation clients for enforcement of court orders and probation terms.  Must be well organized, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a team setting.  Bachelors Degree in the criminal justice or social sciences from an accredited college/university required.  Starting salary for this position is based on the State of Indiana salary schedule starting at $30,839.00 annually, with full benefit package.  Candidate must obtain probation officer certification within six months of employment. 



The St. Joseph Probate Court seeks a registered nurse for its 60 bed Juvenile Detention Center.  In conjunction with and under general supervision of a physician, renders professional nursing to the facility and staff.  Duties include assessing nursing needs; plans and implements care in conjunction with the staff physician, and evaluates care given to all persons.  Conducts health related in-services and maintains all medical records in an accurate, confidential and timely manner.  Bachelorís Degree in Nursing required and must possess current RN license from the state of Indiana.  Certification in phlebotomy required.  Minimum of three years nursing experience required, preferably in a correctional, detention, or residential treatment facility.   Work schedule is flexible to cover facility needs. Salary range is up to $55,651.00 annually, commensurate with qualifications and experience with full benefit package.



Thomas N. Frederick Juvenile Justice Center is seeking full time detention officers.  Responsibilities include supervision and security for juveniles of the detention facility.  Schedule includes weekends and some holidays.  BS Degree in Criminal Justice or Social Services preferred, HS diploma required.  Salary is $30,219.00 with degree and $29,250.00 without degree, plus bonus incentives and overtime with full benefit package. 



Responsibilities include completing assessments of financial responsibility for juveniles and parents.  Collection of outstanding monies owed to the court and or victim(s), filing and presenting in court Rules to Show Cause against delinquent clients and preparing wage assignments as required.  Bachelorís degree preferred, Associates degree in accounting, bookkeeping or business management required, coupled with good computer skills and an excellent work record.  Candidate must be able to work in a professional manner with court staff and a very diverse population.  Schedule is Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Annual salary up to $32,208..00, depending upon experience and qualifications, with full benefit package.




The Thomas N. Frederick Juvenile Justice Center seeks a full time cook.  High school diploma or GED required with minimum of two years experience in an institutional setting preferred.  Must be familiar with all facets of food and meal preparation, safety standards and sanitary procedures.  Must have an excellent attendance and work record.  Normal work hours are 10:30 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. Monday through Friday with alternating weekend and shifts.  Annual rate of pay is $25,612.00 with full benefit package. 



George Kuta

Coordinator of Human Resources

St. Joseph Probate Court

1000 S. Michigan St.

South Bend, IN. 46601