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Pretrial Services Officer II Job Openings by Montgomery County Pennsylvania in Norristown

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Montgomery County Pennsylvania Recruitment 2021

The latest jobs is from Montgomery County Pennsylvania in Norristown. Montgomery County Pennsylvania give away an opportunity to apply Pretrial Services Officer II that will be placed in Norristown. If you are extracted and want to know the positions and spesifications, please look the description below:

POSITION TITLE: Pretrial Services Officer II EXEMPT: No DEPARTMENT: Pretrial Services POSITION REPORTING: Chief of Pretrial
LAST UPDATE: 2020
SUMMARY: A Pretrial Officer II is an experienced officer, responsible for completing assessments and a criminal history on defendants in order to assist the judge in making bail decisions. This position will actively monitor higher risk defendants released on bail conditions to ensure the defendant appears for all court proceedings and does not engage in new criminal activity while in the community. In the absence of the supervisor, this officer will provide leadership and mentorship to the team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Will interact regularly with judges, prosecutors, public defenders, jail, local law enforcement, the private bar, and the public.
Will be responsible for researching criminal case histories, conducting pretrial risk assessments, preparing reports, meeting with defendants, making recommendations to judges regarding conditions of pretrial release for pretrial defendants, and staffing court during first appearance or subsequent hearings in which bail determination is made.
Will be required to monitor the conditions of pretrial release for pretrial defendants, assist pretrial defendants in attaining specific goals to ensure their appearance in court and the safety of the public during the defendant's pretrial release, and report the non-compliance with conditions of release to the court.
Will provide guidance to defendants with specific needs, including but not limited to social, emotional, and rehabilitative concerns.
Will make recommendations and/or referrals for social services, testing, treatment and/or counseling and will monitor treatment progress.
May be required to work a non-traditional work week which may include nights, weekends, holidays, and after hours on-call responsibilities.
Provide mentorship and leadership in the absence of supervisory staff. Additional duties will entail monitoring a caseload of high risk defendants and/or assisting staff in pretrial assessments.
Must complete a minimum of 40 hours of professional development training annually.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related field and a minimum of three years of experience
Knowledge of department policy and procedures
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Organizational skills
Knowledge of mental health issues and treatment strategies
Knowledge of automated system
Counseling experience
Knowledge of pretrial law
Public safety skills
Knowledge of treatment programs and government agencies
Knowledge of the criminal justice system
Management and leadership skills


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands or arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Physical effort is sometimes required during arrests of violators of probation, parole or intermediate punishment and during crisis intervention.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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  • All application will kept strictly confidential.
  • Only qualified, short-listed applicants will be invited for furthers process.

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