Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Posted on: May 6, 2021
Jail ScreenerJob Code: 2021-CSCA-003Location: Court Services &
Community AlternativesDepartment: WaukeshaFT/PT Status: Full
TimeJob Responsibilities: Position Summary: Located in Waukesha WI,
the Jail Screener is an entry level position responsible for
conducting extensive criminal background checks by using local and
national resources to submit Public Safety Assessment (PSA) reports
to Court officials to assist in making release decisions. Essential
Functions: 1. Determine the list of defendants requiring a report
for their scheduled bail review. 2. Complete criminal histories via
Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (WCCA). 3. Complete criminal
histories via National Crime Information Center (NCIC). 4. Produce
and deliver PSA Reports to Public Defender, Assistant District
Attorney, and Court Commissioner. 5. Assist Pretrial Supervision
Program by conducting follow-up interviews on inmates about posting
bail and participation in the supervision program. 6. Complete Risk
Assessment based on criminal history, charge type and other risk
factors to assist in determining flight risk and community safety.
7. Answer questions during the bail review hearing that court
officials may have regarding the PSA risk score. 8. Enter
demographic information into spreadsheet for statistical tracking.
Other Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Attend local or national
conferences and training sessions as budget and time allows. 2.
Assist with other WCS programs, events or activities as needed. 3.
Other job-related duties as may be necessary to carry out the
responsibilities of the position.Job Qualifications: Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities: Ability to work within time constraints;
strong verbal and written communication skills; dependability;
Ability to work in a jail setting; independent worker. Minimal
Qualifications: An Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice,
Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or related field. Work
experience could be considered in lieu of a degree. Or actively
working on a degree within the criminal justice field. Other Job
Information (if applicable): Working Conditions: Work is performed
primarily in the Waukesha County Jail. Inmates may be verbally
abusive and exhibit inappropriate and disruptive behavior. 40 hours
per week to include some weekend time (every third Sunday).
Physical Demands: Ability to communicate verbally. Have excellent
hand and finger dexterity for data entry and typing. Excellent
entry level opportunity for those seeking a career in criminal
justice.Apply online at https://www.wiscs.org/wcs-jobs/jobs/ or
email resume to email@example.com. Mention JAIL SCREENER in the subject
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