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Job Title: Surveillance Officer / Community Service Work Coordinator
Category: Full-Time
Status: Open
Description:
POSITION TITLE: Surveillance Officer / Community Service Work Coordinator

LOCATION: Madison County, 26th Judicial District, Jackson, TN

SALARY: Full time, Entry level salary

SUMMARY:
Under general supervision of the Community Corrections Program Director, position is responsible for professional community correction work of considerable difficulty and lead work of routine difficulty and performs related work as required.

JOB OVERVIEW AND WORK ACTIVITIES:
Monitors offenders' activities by visiting the home, work, school, or other settings in the community and by utilizing collateral contacts and other monitoring techniques to ensure public safety and compliance with standards and rules of supervision set forth by policy/procedures.

Performs a variety of office functions such as prepare appropriate supervision documents, supervise defendant in non-custodial environment, drug test individuals as appropriate to court requirements, access, enter, update, and/or modify offender case file data in computer within case management database system, create and maintain hard-copy case files, prepare violation warrants, gather evidence on offenders for disposition by the Court, collect prior arrest and conviction information from court files (municipal, circuit, federal, or where applicable).

Creates emails, documents, and spreadsheets using current computer software. Answer a variety of questions, provide professional assistance and explain procedures, by telephone and/or personal contact with offenders, visitors, county employees, or court personnel.

Operates and/or utilizes a variety of standard business and office machines and equipment including: calculator, computer (case management software), paper shredder, copy machine, telephone, fax machine, and postage machine.

Monitor and supervise defendants who have been convicted of offenses while they perform community service work as ordered by the Court. This position will engage in community outreach relative to organizing community service work projects in the 26th Judicial District including Madison, Chester, and Henderson counties.

Transport defendants to and from work sites as needed; must be knowledgeable on how to properly and safely use lawn tools and equipment; properly load, unload, hook up, and back-up a utility trailer with a work vehicle; safely operate motor vehicles observing legal and defensive driving practices; give proper instruction, evaluate, and assess the work performed by defendants; perform general clerical duties; maintain simple work project records; generate a community service work schedule each month and coordinate other special projects as needed. Must complete first aid and CPR training.

Operates and/or utilizes a variety of standard business and office machines and equipment including: calculator, computer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine. Communicate by telephone and/or personal contact with offenders, visitors, county employees, case officers, and/or other court personnel.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree or qualifying full time professional experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year to year basis, to a maximum of four years.

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS
Must possess a valid State of Tennessee Driver’s License. Must complete and pass drug screen, pre-employment physical and a criminal history background check.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE HUMAN RESOURCE DEPARTMENT OR ONLINE AT THE MADISON COUNTY GOVERNMENT WEBSITE: http://www.co.madison.tn.us/

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO: MADISON COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
MADISON COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 100 EAST MAIN ST., 3RD FLOOR, JACKSON, TN 38301


(NOTE: These specifications are descriptive only and not restrictive; they shall not be construed as declaring the extent or what the duties and responsibilities shall be, or as limiting or in any way modifying the ability of the appointing authority to assign duties or to direct or control all employees under his/her supervision.)
Publication Date/Time:
4/5/2018 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Filled

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