Smith Hunter - Probation Officer - Kingston, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

Keisha Smith Hunter

Kingston, Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica


Probation Officer


I am a trained and practicing Probation Officer attached to the Institution (adult correctional center). I have recently worked as a community/non-custodial Probation Officer. My duties include counselling and supervising offenders, assisting with their welfare needs and court attendance. I also conduct mediation sessions and perform statistical returns on a monthly basis.

Work History

Probation Aftercare Officer

Department of Correctional Services

Key Tasks:


) and the Corporate Area from 2011-present
❖ Investigate and compile Mediation, Maintenance, Custody, Counselling, Parole and Social Enquiry Reports
❖ Prepare monthly statistical returns on cases investigated and clients supervised
❖ Plan and implement outreach program for children displaying behavioral problems.
❖ Manage and supervise caseload of up to eighty clients
❖ Prepare reports on home conditions of wards in the Juvenile Correctional Centers and make recommendations to enable the institutions to determine if a ward can be sent home for recognized holiday periods.
❖ Make periodic home and community visits on behalf of the welfare of wards/children and adults under supervision
❖ Prepare monthly travelling claims
❖ Key Skills/Requirement
❖ Treatment Analysis and Planning to include Risk/Need Assessment
❖ Individual and Group Counseling
❖ Mediation
❖ Ability to interact with persons of various background and social standing
❖ Monitoring and supervision
❖ Strong analytical and investigative skills

Graduate Assistant/Tutor

University of the West Indies

Key Tasks:
❖ Tutored undergraduate first year Sociology
❖ Graded class presentations, in-course essays and final examinations
❖ Undertook clerical duties and attended to student queries in the Department of Sociology main office

❖ Strong teaching and analytical skills
❖ Ability to work speedily and accurately under pressure to meet deadlines

Re-verification Officer and Data Entry Clerk

Electoral Office of Jamaica

Key Tasks:
❖ Photographed electors and verified their residence
❖ Recorded and electronically entered new and updated information for electors who have died, relocated, migrated, or otherwise cannot be found
❖ Liaise with Returning Officers and Supervisors on happenings in the field in comparison to in-office knowledge
❖ Key Skills/Requirement
❖ High integrity
❖ Ability to interact with persons at all levels
❖ Supervisory management skills
❖ Excellent administrative and communication skills
❖ Excellent typing, data entry and computing skills

Qualifications & Certifications


University of the West Indies

St. Andrew High School for girls

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