SUPERVISOR – PRETRIAL SERVICES
Salary: $26.23 per hour ($54,558.40 annually)
Employment Status: Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Reports to: Manager – Pretrial Services
Civil Service Status: Classified
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week
Decision Band: C51
Department/Division: Court Services
DISTINGUISHING JOB CHARACTERISTICS:
Supervises Pretrial Officers, and provides support and assistance in management of Pretrial Services operations. Scheduling requires the employee to occasionally respond to emergency situations off-hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled persons, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.
1. Assigns workload, provides direction, establishes priorities and ensures work complies with quality standards. Resolves staff complaints and grants leave requests. Provides staff training. Participates in employee selection and disciplinary processes, subject to approval by Deputy Court Administrator. Conducts monthly staffing with employees to review performance, discuss problems and concerns, and disseminate information.
2. Reviews and approves bond investigation reports for accuracy and compliance with policy and procedures, supplemental status reports and arrest notices. Monitors bond investigations to ensure submission of timely reports and to meet all Court mandates. Approves bond recommendations for central arraignment docket.
3. Supervises LEADS TAC to maintain system operations, coordinates training and staff re-certifications, and ensures complete and accurate records checks for Criminal Justice Services. Coordinates employment record checks for Court and MonDay Correctional Facility.
4. Assists with CCA grant applications and audits.
5. Supervises Jail Time Credit calculations; ensures accuracy and timeliness of calculations.
6. Supervises Sealing of Record reports; ensures accuracy and timeliness of reports.
7. Provides input into development of department policies and procedures and ensures implementation of policy changes. Communicates the Court’s directives.
8. Supervises the Court’s HIV and STD testing programs. Monitors testing of sexual offenders in accordance with requirements.
9. Monitors 4E bonds and sends letters to defendants who fail to appear.
10. Appears in Court as required.
11. Participates in Court Management Staff
12. Represents department and Court at community speaking
13. Fills in for Pretrial Services Manager in his/her
14. Other duties as
SCOPE OF SUPERVISION:
This position supervises Pretrial and EHDP Officers, as well as an Administrative Clerk.
Vehicle, computer, printer, LEADS terminal, 800 Radio, electronic home detention monitoring equipment, cell phone, telephone, calculator, copier, fax machine, shredder and other general office equipment.
CONTACT WITH OTHERS:
Judges and judicial staff, management personnel and line staff, attorneys, vendors, law enforcement, and the general public.
Good working conditions when working in the office. The employee occasionally works at jail facilities and is, therefore, exposed to conditions within the jail. Possibility of exposure to hepatitis and bloodborne diseases from contact with offenders and urinalysis samples. Possible exposure to risk of injury from physical assault.
USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. These physical demands are not, and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the employer, employee and/or applicant identify tasks where reasonable accommodations may need to be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties because of an ADA disability.
While performing duties of this job, the employee frequently sits for extended periods of time and occasionally stands and walks. Job can involve operating and sitting in a vehicle for periods of time. Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demands include normal vision requirements but can include extended viewing of a computer screen requiring close focus.
An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Corrections or related field and/or six years’ experience in pretrial, probation, court or correctional services with coursework or experience in supervision. Training or experience in management
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of: Counseling; chemical dependency; social work; corrections; pretrial screening and bond recommendation criteria; basic management principles; court system procedures and processes; criminal justice system; community social service agencies and resources; universal precautions for control of bloodborne pathogens.
Ability to: Apply basic management practices to practical work situations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and job contacts; maintain good public relations as Court representative; exhibit good organizational skills; perform duties and responsibilities of Pretrial Officer; work independently; establish rapport with defendants of various social and economic backgrounds; work with resistant clients; maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Skill in: Interviewing offenders/defendants, victims and others; completing statistical and essay reports; data input; operation of computer; application of job software programs; self-defense; listening.
A valid State of Ohio Motor Vehicle Operator s License is required in order to carry out job-related essential functions. If candidate does not possess an Ohio driver’s license, he/she has thirty (30) days from date of hire to obtain one.
You can obtain a Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, application at www.montcourt.oh.gov.
Applicants are required to complete the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, application which must be received by Human Resources no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date.
Employment Eligibility Information:
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired after November 6, 1986, are required to present to the Court, within three (3) days of their original appointment, original documents which show satisfactory proof of: 1) identity and 2) U.S. Citizenship or a legal right to work permanently in the United States.
Drug Testing and Criminal Background Check:
Prior to any candidate being offered a position or promotion with the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, they will be required to submit to a drug test (urinalysis) at the Court s selected health care provider.
Additionally, candidates being offered a position or promotion must pass a criminal background check.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
It is the policy of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, that no person shall be subjected to employment discrimination because of age, race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin.
The Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the application, examination or selection process, if requested. Please notify Human Resources at 937-225-6161of the accommodations needed, preferably at the time of application, but no later than two days’ prior to the date needed.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMON PLEAS COURT, GENERAL DIVISION BENEFITS
Vacation leave may be granted to full-time employees upon completion of one year of service with the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division. Twenty-six (26) bi-weekly pay periods in active status shall constitute one year of service.
All Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division employees are entitled to Paid Personal Leave/Long Term Sick Leave credit.
Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, employees enjoy paid holidays.
Health Benefits/Medical Coverage:
All employees of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, except part-time employees working 20 hours per week or less, employees hired for a temporary appointment, an interim appointment, or employees hired as substitutes, shall receive health benefits.
All benefit eligible employees of the Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, receive a $50,000 basic life insurance policy paid by Montgomery County. Supplemental life insurance is available for purchase.
Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, employees participate in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS). Employees contribute 10% of their salary; the Court contributes 14%.
The Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, General Division, offers its employees an Employee Assistance Program, access to a credit union, a Deferred Compensation Program, a Wellness Program, and direct payroll deposit.
This Position Description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by the employee filling this position. The employee may be required to follow additional instructions and perform other duties required by the employee’s supervisor or designee.
The provisions of this Position Description do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provision contained in this Description may be modified or revoked without notice.