Delinquency Prevention Technician
The Delinquency Prevention Technician position is located in the Delinquency Prevention Unit of the Family Court, Court Social Services Division. The incumbent shall be assigned to the Delinquency Prevention Unit, housed within the Intake and Delinquency Prevention Branch.
The Delinquency Prevention Technician is an essential position that is required to work late hours, holidays, weekends and when there are weather related closures.
This position is not under the Federal Law Enforcement Retirement System.
The starting salary will be a Grade 6, Step 1 unless you have prior Federal or DC Government experience, with no break in service.
The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts’ values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.
- 25% or Greater
- Travel within the District of Columbia (DC) Metropolitan area. Travel includes but is not limited to Court Social Services satellite offices and local communities' juvenile stakeholder agencies.
Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or GED certificate and at least two (2) years experience working with youth; or two (2) years of experience in case management technique or general office experience, preferably in a court, human services agency, social services agency or other relevant settings. This position additionally requires the possession and maintenance of a valid motor vehicle operator's permit.
Please submit copies of your Motor Vehicle Operator's Permit or driving record and documentation of education or your application will not be considered.
Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts is required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history record check will be conducted.
To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.
Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education to meet the above requirements.
To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
- Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
- Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of HS diploma, GED certificate, college transcript or degree)
- List of professional references
- Valid Driver's License/Copy of driving record
Brief Description of Duties:
- Supports efforts to reduce delinquency and recidivism through collaboration with local schools, community groups/associations, law enforcement agencies and other collaborating organizations.
- Represents the Court Social Services Division (CSSD) at public safety and other community meetings addressing public safety by ensuring issues and concerns raised at such forums and meetings are communicated to the Office of the Director through the chain of command and also ensuring information regarding efforts and activities of the CSSD are expressed at such forums and meetings.
- Installs and removes electronic monitoring equipment primarily at the central office, and also in the various offices operated by the CSSD, the Youth Services Center(YSC), and also in the homes of court supervised juvenile offenders.
- Provides community outreach to improve Court relationships with the community stakeholders.
- Provides electronic monitoring oversight across all CSSD satellite offices and in community settings.
- Provides troubleshooting support, monitors equipment malfunctions and makes technical adjustments to GPS electronic devices, as needed.
- Monitors compliance (manual and electronic) and reports all violations to the designated Probation Officer of record via electronic and mobile communication with all notifications documented in the CSSD case management system.