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Pretrial Services Specialist -Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)

Commonwealth of Kentucky

Location: 42303
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 14, 2022
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Pretrial Services Specialist -Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)
Pay Grade 10
Salary $28,908.00 - $38,484.00
Employment Type
Judicial Branch | Administrative Office of the Courts | 37.5 HR/WK
Hiring Agency
Judicial | Court of Justice
100 E Second Owensboro KY 42301 USA
The Department of Pretrial Services has an immediate need for a Pretrial Services Specialist in Daviess County.
The Department of Pretrial Services oversees a statewide program based on the premise that defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty and are entitled to reasonable bail. This premise is supported by federal and state constitutions.
The Kentucky Judicial Branch offers exciting career opportunities with the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort and the state courts that operate in all 120 counties.
We provide the many benefits of state government employment, including generous vacation and sick time, health insurance and a retirement plan. Our work environment values diversity and inclusion and we're committed to fair and equal treatment, regardless of race, gender, religion, ethnicity and sexual orientation. We also promote a healthy work/life balance.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Interview defendants in jail within 24 hours of incarceration.
• Complete required assessments.
• Make recommendation to trial courts for pretrial release with supervision and diversion.
• Monitor compliance for clients released with conditions or referred to diversion.
• Monitor compliance with conditions of contract.
• Submit detailed written reports to the appropriate entities.
• Keep statistics for the preparation of monthly reports.
• Broker community resources for diversion and conditional release.
• Appear in court as needed.
• Prepare affidavits of indigency for the courts.
• Enter data into prim (Pretrial Release Information Management System).
• Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
Substitute EDUCATION for EXPERIENCE: Associates Degree w/2 years job related experience or High School Degree w/4 years job related experience.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must be able to pass FBI clearance to obtain NCIC certification. Must be able to work in the jail or detention center of the county or counties in which assigned. Must maintain NCIC certification.
Working Conditions
Work is typically performed in an office setting within a detention center. Supervision and case management of adult criminal defendants and/or adult offenders. Travel required
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Angela Darcy at or 502-573-2350.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D