RALEIGH, N.C. -- The North Carolina Correction Department is looking for more than 140 probation officers, but a requirement for two years' experience means the jobs are hard to fill.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reported Thursday the jobs require the experience in social work, the military or law enforcement. Officials acknowledge the openings have been posted only on Web sites for state and Correction Department jobs.
The system has been under scrutiny for two years, since two men on probation were charged with killing a graduate student at Duke University and the student body president at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The chairwoman of the criminal justice program at the UNC Charlotte says the experience requirements mean students who just graduated won't be eligible.
Information from: The News & Observer
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