Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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
https://www.wiscs.org/wcs-jobs/jobs/ or email resume to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Mention JAIL SCREENER in the subject line.
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