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Overview

Under general direction, to provide crisis intervention, emergency assistance, resource and referral counseling, and follow-up counseling for victims and witnesses of crimes and domestic violence situations in accordance with the Victim/Witness Program in the Sheriff’s Department; to assist with the development of community resources for victim/witness assistance; to represent the Victim/Witness Program with community organizations and agencies; and to do related work as required. EOE

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
Positions in this class are responsible for providing a variety of victim/witness and program support services for the Victim/Witness Program. Incumbents may be on 24-hour call.

Two (2) years of responsible work experience in dealing with victims and witnesses of crimes, or within the criminal justice system. Advanced education in social or behavioral science, criminology, public administration, or administration of justice is highly desirable. 12 Semester units in an appropriate field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Special Requirements Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of application and a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment. Completion of mandated Office of Criminal Justice Planning training within one (1) year of appointment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.31
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $18.62

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