Department: MUNICIPAL COURTS
SALARY: $16.40 Hourly
CLOSING DATE: Friday, July 12, 2013
LOCATION/ADDITIONAL INFO: MUNICIPAL COURTS--PUBLIC SAFETY AND COURTS BUILDING
PLEASE APPLY ONLINE ONLY--INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
The City of Fort Worth is seeking a qualified individual to provide a variety of intake and assessment related functions within Municipal Court.
The position will review and process requests for jail time served; generate time payment extension plans for defendants who are unable to pay for citations in full; and follow up and make recommendations on cases for defendants that have failed to appear or comply with time payment extension plans.
The successful candidate will be expected to explain policies and procedures of time payment extension plans; set up, process and maintain community service plans; facilitate orientation sessions for community service and time payment extension plan defendants; follow-up with defendants who are delinquent in payments through collection enforcement; conduct site visits for community service plans; and serve as a back-up for the off-site School Attendance Court staff.
The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position:
Bachelors Degree or higher from an accredited college in Psychology or college level course work in sociology, social work or a related field required. Two years of experience in interviewing/eligibility assessment for a social services or related program required, four years preferred.
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and computer skills required. This position requires heavy telephone and in person contact. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) strongly preferred.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Shift will be on a rotating schedule. Hours will be a combination of 7 am- 4 pm or 8 am 5 pm, Monday Friday.
The Municipal Court operates 24 hours per day seven days per week, this includes weekends and holidays. The incumbent must commit to the possibility of working any shift within a 24 hour period, any day of the week, as needed.
MISC. REQUIREMENTS:WORKING CONDITIONS:
Office and field environment; as assigned, may work in police or court environment; exposure to computer screens.
Essential and marginal functions require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing or walking for prolonged periods of time.
Conditions of Employment: Persons selected for employment into any position must pass a drug test. Some positions may require passing an alcohol test. Previous employment and any additional experience will be subject to verification prior to employment processing. A driver's license and driving record check will be conducted if driving is a job requirement. A post offer employment medical examination may be conducted prior to job placement. You will be paid by direct deposit or pay card only.
The City of Fort Worth affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability status or sexual orientation.
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