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Jail Screener

Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Jail ScreenerJob Code: 2021-CSCA-014Location: 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, 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 or email resume to Mention JAIL SCREENER in the subject line. PM21PI154357475

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