20th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Lee County Hiring

20th Judicial Circuit of Florida Lee County Hiring
Job Title: Pretrial Officer (Case Supervision/Case Management) Lee County PT250
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 03/01/19 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $1,465.32 Biweekly
Job Type: Full-time FTE 1.0
Location: Lee County Justice Center, 1700 Monroe Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901, Florida


Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Public Administration or a related field
Two years of criminal justice, case management or investigative experience preferred
Obtain and maintain NCIC/FCIC computer operator certification within 30 days of hire
Knowledge of methods, practices, principles, procedures, and techniques used in interviewing and investigating as it pertains to the operation of the department
Knowledge of the basic structure of the criminal justice system
The pretrial officer performs professional work that ensures effective supervision and monitoring of defendants placed on supervision or diversion and ensures the timely delivery of justice using differentiated case management principles.

Pretrial officers use risk scores and motivational interviewing techniques to identify risk factors and needs and enforce orders of the court or conditions of the diversion agreement. The pretrial officer in this position performs case supervision and case management functions and must develop strong working relations with other team members from the Judiciary, the offices of the State Attorney and Public Defender, Clerk of Court, probation officers, and treatment providers.

The pretrial officer in this position shall exercise independent judgment and initiative within the scope of authority. All Pretrial Officers are cross-trained and act as backup for other pretrial officer positions. Duties and assignments may be changed with notice based on department needs.

A Pretrial Officer’s primary responsibilities include the following: (1) Case Supervision; (2) Case Management; (3) Court Functions; (4) Other Duties as Assigned.

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