8452 Criminal Justice Specialist II
10/3/2011 9:00:00 AM
10/7/2011 4:00:00 PM
$70,018.00 – $85,098.00/year
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This is a Position-Based Test conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A.
The current position is located at the Public Defender’s Office. The eligible list resulting from this examination may be utilized for future positions in this class in other City departments.
Under direction, carries out a variety of administrative activities related to social programs in the criminal justice area. The essential duties of this position include: analyzing statistical information and preparing reports and spreadsheets; grant preparation and program evaluation; administration or assisting in administration of the program or programs; developing, organizing or presenting trainings programs for criminal justice agencies and community based organizations; building and maintaining working relationships with private and public service agencies; supervising or coordinating the work of subordinates; serving as a resource person to various task forces and agencies; attending public meetings; maintaining files of informational sources in specifically assigned areas in the field of criminal justice or community based organizations; providing services and information to clients over the phone, in person and in the community, such as interviewing and evaluating Public Defender clients for referral to community based programs using professional assessment tools, drafting expungement motions and preparing follow-up paperwork or correspondence; providing training and educational opportunities for collaborative, et al; creating and maintaining client files, database and track placement information and other duties as related.
1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Criminology or a closely related field; AND
2. Two years of experience in a position which involved the conduct of responsible research in the field of sociology or criminology OR
3. An equivalent combination of training and experience as detailed in #1 and #2 above.
Strong ties to one or more of our targeted communities (Bayview-Hunters Point, Mission, Visitation Valley, Tenderloin)
Experience working in a community based organization.
2 years public speaking experience in the social justice arena.
Grant writing experience.
Experience with program evaluation and statistical software packages.
Website development skills.
Master’s in Public Health or Public Policy and/or at least five years of work experience.