The incumbent ensures the protection of citizens of the Commonwealth by providing direct supervision to probation staff assigned to the Roanoke City Court Service Unit who provide intake and diversion, social history investigations, supervise and monitor cases receiving CSA funded services, and other pre-dispositional services or post-dispositional monitoring. Supervises regularly scheduled case conferences, assigns, reviews; documents performance of assigned staff and implements coaching and discipline as necessary.
Assures implementation of and compliance with departmental initiatives, procedures, and policies. Participates in the development of unit goals and objectives consistent with resources available; facilitates the planning, implementation, and assessment of program needs and services delivery. Reviews interagency correspondence, a court-ordered and non-court ordered reports and correspondences relating to youth on supervision and, or pending court reviews.
Develops and maintains positive community relationships with other agencies and the Judiciary. Collaborates with CSU Director in the development of a succession plan for staff that includes appropriate training and learning opportunities with the goal of sustaining leadership and management resources to ensure the continuity of operations as a result of either temporary or permanent vacancies in the CSU.
Considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system and the principles and practices of court proceedings. Knowledge of criminogenic risk factors, evidence-based practices, and effective interventions.
Ability to identify and use community resources. Demonstrated ability to oversee the development, evaluation, and administration of a variety of diverse programs within the unit and with other agencies. The ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, other agencies, and public officials. Knowledge of MS Office programs is essential to the daily operation of the unit.
A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work or a related field as well as prior supervisory experience in a juvenile court setting. Training in EPICS and YASI.
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