|Date Opened||9/13/2023 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||9/27/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Job Type||Open and Competitive|
Have you felt a calling for public service? Do you have a passion for transforming lives while promoting community safety and personal accountability? If you answered yes to these questions, a job with Loudoun County Community Corrections offers a fantastic opportunity to use cutting edge technologies and innovative strategies to reduce recidivism and promote lasting change in those we serve. Working in our department isn't just a job...it's a mission, and YOU can make a difference in your community every day.
The Department of Community Corrections is currently seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Pretrial Officer position. The Officer will be responsible for supervising a caseload of defendants referred to the Pretrial Division of the Department of Community Corrections for pretrial supervision by the Courts or the Office of the Loudoun County Magistrate, according to DCJS standards. This position requires regularly attending court proceedings, maintaining accurate automated case log notes and records, performing drug/alcohol testing, completing risk assessments, making/presenting recommendations to the Court for bond release, interviewing recently arrested individuals in custody, conducting criminal background checks and pretrial investigations.
Hiring salary commensurate with experience.
The position requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, or related field, and a minimum of two years of work-related experience within the criminal justice or counseling field.
Must be willing to supervise criminal defendants and perform occasional residential visits, some of whom may have an arrest history of violent crime. Prefer that the candidate have experience working with criminal justice-involved individuals and/or strong background/knowledge/education in substance abuse, addiction, mental health, domestic violence, and appropriate services/ treatments. Collecting samples for urinalysis and administration of alcohol breath tests is also required. Must have strong writing skills and be able to compile facts and information into concise reports for submission to the Court. The candidate must have strong communication skills to interact professionally and build relationships with representatives from the legal community such as Commonwealth's Attorneys, Police Officers, Defense Attorneys, Judges, and Court Personnel. The candidate must be able to work as part of a team within the Pretrial Division and with the entire Community Corrections Department. VCIN certification is required, selected candidate will obtain certification within 90 days of hire. Spanish speaking preferred.
Successful candidate must undergo and complete a criminal background check. Annual DMV record check will be required.