Job Description

Job Summary
Great Place to Work

Our Probation Services team is currently looking for a Case Manager to join a dynamic and innovative group of team members working in a Probation Services Case Manager classification.

In District Court, we strongly believe in the value and the power of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to making them central to our mission and vision as we serve our community and each other.
We celebrate diversity, because it brings innovation and offers unique perspectives and learning opportunities.
We are intentional with advancing equity, because it allows all of us to achieve great things while honoring individual uniqueness.
We champion inclusion, because when we belong, we are free to be our genuine best selves and build meaningful partnerships.
Qualified candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

What’s in it for You?

At District Court, we carry out our mission of serving the people of Clark County with commitment to excellence. We are passionate about creating an inclusive work culture that celebrates and promotes diversity and belonging. Find your calling with us!

• Our employees participate in various internal focus groups and workshops dedicated to process improvement and innovation. This gives us a voice in how we accomplish great things in service to our community.
• We also celebrate our achievements and create happy moments because we value personal wellbeing. Having fun matters!
• Our workforce leads a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employee Council. This gives us opportunities and empowers us to leave a mark in the world in specific and profound ways.
• We are an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. To learn more about this program, and how to qualify, please visit here.
• We provide additional compensation for employees required by their positions to use a second language in the course of their responsibilities. Employees certified to provide bilingual services receive an additional pay premium of fifty dollars ($50.00) per pay period.
• We offer a hybrid remote work schedule upon completing fifty percent of the probationary period (currently with up to two remote days per week).

This position is represented by Local 11 – OPEIU (Office and Professional Employees International Union, AFL-CIO).

Serving in a Case Manager capacity, you will be responsible for performing case manager work for clients that are being monitored for compliance within the Pretrial Unit. These duties include but are not limited to interviewing, counseling, and investigative work, conducting Public Safety Assessments, making recommendations for the classifications of clients, working with outside agencies to monitor compliance, daily contact with clients either in person or on the phone, filing violations with the courts, and using a several case management systems.

A Case Manager ensures that departmental goals, views, and positions are served, as well as supports a healthy foundation for workplace culture. Working in the Pretrial Unit, you will be actively advancing District Court’s mission and vision by promoting a culture of learning, innovation, inclusion, and respect.

First Review date will be June 10th, 2024.

 

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree; and a combination of experience and specialized training which includes a minimum of one (1) year in criminal justice, counseling, or supervision of offenders.

 

Success in this position requires:

Knowledge of principles and practices of pretrial practices and techniques, which includes: counseling and interviewing offenders, facilitating classes and groups, community resources, use of drug testing instruments and collection, and understanding offender barriers.
Understanding of the principles of evidence-based practices in offender supervision and importance of data driven decisions.
Effective communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution skills and ability to form professional relationships and networks that support the Court’s operations.
Innovative mindset and ability to seek efficiencies in all processes and department’s resources.
Ability to interpret and explain policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
High degree of self-motivation and initiation and ability to make independent decisions using sound judgement.
Experience with maintaining confidentiality of restricted information and private records, and effectively handling sensitive matters.
Ability to advance organizational strategic initiatives that promote diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice.
Finalist must submit to a background clearance for access to jail and classified information.

 

Knowledge of:  Interviewing and counseling methods and techniques; criminal justice system and community resources; uses and limitations of testing instruments; applicable regulations, statutes, codes and procedures; statistical analysis and research methods and techniques; and principles of supervision.

 

Ability to:  Respond quickly in situations requiring safety and protection of self and others; assess people and situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; interpret results of testing instruments; evaluate performance of simple and basic work tasks and make recommendations; respond to and evaluate emotional needs of offenders in a supervised environment; interview effectively and obtain needed information; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, offenders, other agencies and the public.

 

Selection Process:
Resume and other documents must be attached together in the ‘Resume Upload’ section of the application.  Multiple files are allowed, but all applicant attachments must be uploaded simultaneously, as there is no way to edit or append uploaded materials after submitting the application.

 

Application Review (Pass/ Fail) – An online application and cover letter are required.  Attaching a resume does not substitute for a completed application; incomplete applications will not pass the application review.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.

 

Practical Exam (Pass/Fail) – This recruitment may require a practical exam which will be job related and may include, but not limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Candidates deemed most qualified will be invited to participate in the remainder of the selection process.

 

Oral Interview – The interview will be job related and may include, not limited to, the qualifications outlined in the job announcement.  Top candidate(s) will continue in the process.

 

Employment references will be conducted for the final candidates and may include verification of education.

 

It is general policy of the County that new employees should be hired at the lower steps of the applicable range and advance through the range at the normal progression.

 

 

Examples of Duties
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

Supervise and counsel offenders placed on pretrial by the courts.
Refer clients to the proper resources in the community.
Monitor, verify and enforce compliance with court ordered conditions; make office appointments for report days; case management: maintain files and attendance records, write reports and compose correspondence, and client reporting
Provide liaison with courts, Prosecutor’s Office, Sheriff’s Office, defense attorneys, and other criminal justice agencies and the public.
File pretrial violations when clients are not in compliance with court ordered conditions.
Testify in court as required.
Facilitate classes
 

Salary Grade
Local 11.9

 

Salary Range
$30.44 – $41.09- per hour

 

 

For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line (applications on external sites are not monitored), please visit our website at:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/human-resources/explore-careers-clark-county

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