Victim Assistance Coordinator

HAYS COUNTY JOB POSTING

 

Job Title

Victim Assistance Coordinator

Job Number

607-0505-112918

Department Head

Criminal District Attorney

Date Open

November 29, 2018

Salary Range Minimum

$2,840.94 Monthly

Application Deadline

Until Filled

In order to be considered for employment with Hays County submit the following documents:

• Hays County Employment Application

• Cover Letter

• Resume

Find Hays County Employment Applications at:

• Pre-printed forms at the Hays County Human Resources department

• Request PDF forms from [email protected] via email

You may submit your application documents in any of the following ways:

• Hand-deliver to 712 South Stagecoach Trail, Suite 1063, San Marcos, TX  78666

• Fax:  512-393-2227

• Email:  [email protected]

Education and/or Experience

• Requires bachelor’s degree or knowledge equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Behavioral Science, or a closely related area. 

• Requires three years victim assistance or related social work experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training may substitute for educational requirements.

Other Qualifications, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

• Requires attendance and completion of basic TLETS Course.

Required Skills

• General skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, vendors, outside agencies, victims of crime, and the general public.

• General skill in utilizing routine office equipment, including telephones, personal computers, Microsoft and Excel software.

• General skill in public speaking.

• General skill in following Hays County policy and procedures.

• General organizational skills.

• General skill in expressing oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Spanish speaking preferred.

• Exceptional skill in listening to others and discerning appropriate needs and responses.

• Exceptional skill in assisting and advocating for crime victims and their families, throughout the judicial process, in all levels of crime.

• Exceptional skill in completing the forms and processes pertaining to victim’s rights, including Victim Impact Statements, Crime Victims’ Compensation Applications, Restitution Orders and Protective Orders.

Summary

Under general supervision of the Lead Victims Assistance Coordinator, the Victims Assistance Coordinator provides direct services to victims of crime, and their families within Hays County.  The work involves treating a variety of problems, questions, or situations in conformance with established criteria.  The work product affects the operation of the County’s Victim’s Assistance Program.  This position affects the well being of Hays County victims and their families.

Individuals in this position serve at the pleasure of the current elected official.

Hays County is an EEO employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Hays County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of background checks, including reference checks, criminal history, and driver’s license checks and driving history.