ABOUT THE POSITION
Acts as the first public contact person for callers and defendants to County detention locations where relations may be sensitive, difficult or strained; obtains information required for determining release or retention; provides information to the public regarding criminal justice system activities and functions; performs a variety of basic office support; performs related work as assigned.
This recruitment is limited to the first 250 applications received and will close without notice, regardless of the closing date has been reached when that number is received.
This is to fill various shifts, specifically swing and graveyard and with various days off working weekends and holidays.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.
Education and Experience: Associates Degree in Criminal Justice or a closely related field AND two (2) years of full-time general clerical or legal office support experience which has included dealing with the public. One (1) year of additional related experience can be substituted for one year of the required education.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Work in confined situations with exposure to potentially difficult or dangerous individuals.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent on the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Deals with individuals who have been arrested and callers related to such arrests that may have significant problems or require specialized services or in situations where relations are often confrontational or strained. Interviews individuals to obtain standard demographic, background and personal information; may outline eligibility for specified programs following specific guidelines to defendants.
Completes various risk assessments, financial affidavits and provides to the court for use in release and bail determinations. Greets callers not included in the detention process, determines the nature of the visit or the problem and explains detailed policies, procedures, and regulations related to the criminal justice system. Completes forms and/or enters data into a computerized system to produce reports.
Accepts bail, prepares receipts and balances monies. Provides factual information regarding the functions, activities, policies, and procedures of the department to which assigned. Uses a computer to enter data verify the information and may make simple updates.
Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. Performs a variety of basic office support duties such as collating materials, completing forms, proofreading typed or printed materials, and/or typing correspondence reports and other materials. May provide relief and assistance to other office support assignments.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone; Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Clark County, Nevada