JOB OPPORTUNITY #: 500-1262
CRIME VICTIM SPECIALIST
PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
POSTED: 01/18/19

Responsibilities:

Contact and assist victims of crime and their families with problems related to the crime; provide crisis counseling to victims in situational crisis, i.e. victims of rape, victims of domestic violence and families of homicide victims. Assess needs of victims of crime, provide support, recommend, and locate community resources for services; review all new case files to identify victims; consult and collaborate with attorneys, investigators and other staff members regarding care, problems and solutions for victims of crime. Communicate and advise victims regarding judicial information including dates of court appearances, case status, and notification of their right to appear personally at the final sentencing. Orient victims to courtroom practices, procedures and personnel. Document services provided to victims of crime. Assist in grant preparation process.

Status: 

Full Time, Benefited, Grant funded

Working hours: 

Primarily 8:00am- 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

Location:

Columbia, Missouri

Qualifications: 

Masters degree in social work, counseling or psychology and a minimum of 2 years experience in a related field; excellent oral and written communication skills; educated in cultural awareness and possess the ability to communicate and be non-biased to others who may have a different ethnic or socio-economic background, race or religion; thorough knowledge of the judicial process and of the issues of domestic violence and issues of sexual assault. Prefer knowledge of local area referral services. Candidate should have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team to meet the needs of victims of crime.

Starting Salary Range: 

$41,121 - $43,680

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer