8452 Criminal Justice  Specialist II

Recruitment  #PBT-8452-058270



Public Defender

Sandy Chan

Date  Opened:
10/3/2011 9:00:00 AM

Filing  Deadline:
10/7/2011 4:00:00 PM

$70,018.00 – $85,098.00/year

Job  Type:
Permanent PBT

Employment  Type:



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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.


Desirable Qualifications:
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.

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