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PRETRIAL RELEASE CASE AGENT

Recruitment #19-004446-0001

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

100 N. Calvert Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

To supervise defendants in a community setting and maximize the probability of their compliance with court ordered conditions of release. Provide intensive supervision to defendants via face-to-face contacts, community visits (i.e. home, work, school), and by telephone to ensure public safety.

POSITION DUTIES

Supervise defendants to ensure their compliance with the court ordered conditions of release. Prepares supervision reports and revocation requests on defendants under supervision in order to advise the court of their level of compliance. Performs risk assessments to determine level of supervision and/or risk of flight. Conducts community visits to verify residence, employment, and educational status consistent with case supervision. Interviews defendants to obtain background information and to explain the requisite rules and regulations of community supervision. Advises defendants of all scheduled court hearings and program appointments. Escorts defendants to the lab and supervises the collection of urine samples in accordance with accepted procedure. Presents verified information to the judges of the circuit and district courts as a participant at the hearing. Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalence certificate.

Experience: One year conducting pretrial release investigations which includes determining eligibility for pretrial release and recommending conditions of pretrial release to the court.

Note:

1.  Additional experience conducting investigations which requires obtaining and analyzing factual information and writing narrative reports of findings may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in special investigations or military police classifications or specialty codes in the criminal justice field of work at the rate of two years of military experience for one year of experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Experience preparing Supervision Reports and Revocation Requests on defendants in order to advise the court on defendant's compliance.

2. Experience accessing and analyzing criminal history in criminal justice database systems (i.e., CJIS, NCIC, MILES).

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after the above closing date. The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

To submit qualifying documents, the preferred method is to upload them using the online application; however, if you’re unable to upload your documents, please fax requested information only to 410-585-0570 (enclose a cover sheet with your contact information, position name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed).

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing an application. Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

HRSD-Recruitment & Examination

ATTN: Thomasine Johnson

300 E. Joppa Road, Towson, MD 21286

We will not consider information submitted after the closing date of this announcement. If you have any questions about this recruitment, please email: thomasine.johnson@maryland.gov

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.    



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