Position Title and Salary:
Location of Employment:
Date Open: Thursday, April 18, 2019
KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH
NOTICE OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
18th Judicial District Court
Sedgwick County, Kansas
COURT SERVICES OFFICER I
Grade 30 / Step A
Initial Assignment for Adult Probation Supervision Cases
This is court services work supervising and otherwise assisting clients who are persons under the jurisdiction of the District Court or being furnished auxiliary services by the District Court. The work involves communication and interaction with clients under the Court’s jurisdiction and with other concerned parties in the investigation and preparation of reports to the Court; assisting clients in understanding and meeting requirements that have been placed on them, conducting urinalysis and breathalyzers, and assisting clients in identifying needs and finding appropriate outlets and/or specific help in meeting these needs. An incumbent in this class prepares reports to investigations, organizesinformation for effecting transfer of supervision, maintains records of contact with clients and of the caseload in general, and works closely with individuals and agencies within the community in developing and using their resources. Must be able to obtain LSI-R certification within one year and maintain annual certification thereafter. Work is performed independently or in teams under the general direction of a senior court services officer and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation results obtained.
Required Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in corrections, counseling, criminology, psychology, social work, sociology or a closely related field.
Additional Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge of interviewing techniques. Knowledge of individual counseling techniques. Knowledge of English usage and written communication format. Ability to communicate information concisely and accurately so that others can comprehend the ideas being conveyed.
Apply in Person:
District Court Administrative Office Sedgwick County Courthouse
525 N. Main, 11th Floor
Wichita, KS 67203
Download the application form here.
Applications will be accepted until: Monday, October 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
SUBJECT TO APPROVAL OF CHIEF JUSTICE
THE KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY
THE KANSAS JUDICIAL BRANCH IS AN EEO/AA EMPLOYEE
Any questions or concerns may be directed to: 316-660-5803.