PR Bond Commissioner - Supervision
***$38,400.00 Annually / Depends on Qualifications***
Serves as a sworn officer of the 4th Judicial District Court. Performs a variety of duties including defendant supervision, monitoring, interviewing, and case management of defendants placed on a Personal Recognizance (PR) Bond. Utilizes the program matrix to supervise defendants with court appearances and help ensure public safety. Submits revocation motions when conditions are violated. Acts as a liaison to stakeholders, which include the Sheriff's Office, Courts, and other criminal justice agencies.
- Monitors a caseload of defendants who have been released from jail on PR Bonds.
- Makes referrals to appropriate support services and utilizes motivational interviewing and evidence-based case-management techniques. Maintains contact with defendants to ensure appearance at scheduled court hearings and compliance with the specific conditions of their release as ordered by the courts.
- Monitors alcohol/drug testing and/or compliance with other PR Bond conditions May complete alcohol/drug testing as needed.
- Records/tracks defendant information related to placement or removal from PR Bonds and court date compliance/outcomes; provides sobriety and other monitoring information as required.
- Works with higher risk defendants to create individualized supervision plans in an effort to ensure compliance with release conditions.
- Serves as a technical resource for defendants placed on a PR Bond.
- Coordinates and issues a revocation request for defendants upon condition violation; completes and signs necessary revocation paperwork.
- Maintains accurate documentation, case notes, and files; ensures accurate data entry into the Pretrial Services database.
- Works collaboratively with Program Manager and unit staff to achieve program goals.
- Interacts with internal and external staff and stakeholders involved with the PR Bond process and Pretrial Services program.
- May appear in court as requested or subpoenaed to respond to pretrial release/supervision information.
- Assists the Assessment Unit with determining and providing written recommendations to courts for release and bond conditions as needed.
- Attend workshops and/or meetings as needed.
- Assists with the program and staff training as needed.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Bachelor's degree in social science, criminal justice, or related field preferred.
- Minimum two (2) years related experience in the criminal justice field preferred.
- Knowledge of court procedures, criminal justice system, and Colorado State statutes pertaining to Pretrial Release.
- Must be honest, trustworthy, and possess a high degree of personal integrity.
- Ability to evaluate individuals, motivate behavioral changes, collect and analyze data, assess risk and stability factors, and formulate reports.
- Ability to preserve department, court, law enforcement, victim, and defendant confidentiality.
- Ability to work well independently and as part of a team and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to use a computer and basic office equipment.
- Must possess strong telephone, public interaction, and written and verbal communication skills.
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
- Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, truth verification examination, motor vehicle record check, and drug screen.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License.
- Must be approved as a sworn officer (PR Bond Commissioner) of the 4th Judicial District Court within 30 days of employment.
- Ability to obtain NCIC/CCIC certification within 60 days of employment.
- National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (NAPSA) Pretrial Release Certification preferred.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment and secured detentions or court facility; some travel may be required. May be assigned to various shifts; must be able to work a variety of days and times, including weekends and holidays. May be exposed to potentially rude and violent defendants.
This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.elpasoco.com For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.
Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).
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