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Contra Costa County

5 February 2019

Company Name
Contra Costa County

651 Pine Street, 2nd Floor, Martinez, CA, 94553, United States

Contact Name
Human Resources

Phone Number

Email Address

Company Website

Job Title
Victim/Witness Assistance Program Specialist

Community Support/ Social Services, Law Enforcement & Security

Part Time/Full Time/Other

Is it a student job?

$23.04 – $28.00 Hourly

Education Level
Associate Degree

Job Description

Bargaining Unit: Local 1 – Investigative Unit

Contra Costa County’s District Attorney’s Office is recruiting to add an energetic and dedicated individual to their Victim Witness Assistance Program with a strong affinity for social, public, and community service; and we are currently accepting applications to fill current and future vacancies for Victim/Witness Assistance Program Specialist.

Under general supervision, the Victim/Witness Assistance Program Specialist provides direct services to victims and witnesses of crime; establishes and maintains working relationships with other criminal justice agencies and selective public and private human service agencies; provides information to victims of crime about the criminal justice system; and performs related work as required.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record demonstrating their ability to do the following:
• Ability to manage a large caseload
• Effective communication skills both in writing and orally
• Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
• Ability to demonstrate teamwork and collaboration
• Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances
• Creative problem solver
• Passion to help others
• Demonstrates strong ethics and integrity
• Positive attitude and handles conflict well

The Victim Witness Assistance Program of Contra Costa County’s District Attorney’s Office is an active advocacy service dedicated to providing a support system to victims and witnesses of crimes experiencing trauma while maneuvering through the legal system.

The intent of the Victim/Witness Program is to empower victims and witnesses of crime through advocacy and support. The Victim/Witness Assistance Program Specialist will assist in guiding victims through the legal system and directing them to agencies and organizations that offer assistance and emergency services.

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office prosecutes felony and misdemeanor crimes throughout Contra Costa County. The mission of the Office is to seek justice and enhance public safety for all our residents by fairly, ethically, aggressively and efficiently prosecuting those who violate the law, and by working to prevent crime. We are committed to providing assistance to those harmed by crime. We continue to find ways to modernize our Office in order to meet the community’s needs and to ensure Contra Costa County remains a safe place to live and work.

Read the complete job description at The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for one year.

Tentative Training and Experience Evaluation: February 27, 2019

How to Apply

Expiration Date
February 15, 2019

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