Delinquency Prevention Technician Supervisor

Washington, D.C
Sep 16, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
Full Time


This position is located in the Family Court, Social Services Division of the District of Columbia Superior Court. The incumbent is responsible for managing the Delinquency Prevention Unit (DPU) housed within the Juvenile Intake Services and Delinquency Prevention Branch.

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Brief Description of Duties:
  • Supervises staff assigned to the office/unit, oversees and approves time and attendance, leave requests, training and related activities.
  • Develops training priorities for staff and interns/volunteers.
  • Oversees Delinquency Prevention Technicians, attends community meetings, facilitates service calls, and youth transport.
  • Works a flexible schedule to include one or more evening tours of duty and weekends to provide supervision and support positive community and juvenile stakeholder relations.
  • Ensures that staff members are abreast of cutting-edge theories and practices consistent with the unit's work objectives.
  • Prepares modifications to policies designated or approved by the Director and ensures they are fully carried out by staff.
  • Resolves complaints and grievances in collaboration with the Division's leadership and the Human Resources Division (HRD).
  • Prepares and submits monthly statistical reports specific to case activity and outcomes tracked by the unit and provides data trend analysis narrative reports.

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.

The safety of DC Court employees, contractors and the public is a top priority. In compliance with the guidelines published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Courts has maximized its telework flexibilities. The ability and readiness for employees to telework impacts operational requirements and capabilities. This includes having a personal computer, tablet or mobile device which is not shared with secure internet connectivity.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Local travel will be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Background and security investigation are required.
  • A probationary period of one (1) year must be successfully completed.

To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
1. Resume
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of HS diploma, GED certificate, college transcript or degree)
4. List of (3) professional references

All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.


Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma with five (5) years of experience managing GPS or related databases, managing social service cases or programs, managing law enforcement initiatives or related programs. One (1) year of supervisory experience.

Graduation from the Courts' Management Training Program may substitute for one (1) year of supervisory experience. You must provide documentation of your management training (i.e. copy of certificate) with your application.


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.

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service.

Please note there is a mandatory one year probationary period for all non-judicial new employees.

All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the basic qualification requirements. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume.

Your resume must reflect the relevant experience and that you meet the minimum qualifications or your application will not be considered.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

1. Resume
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of HS diploma, GED certificate, college transcripts or diploma)
4. List of (3) professional references

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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