Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
City of Virginia Beach


Position Name :-


Company Location :-
Virginia Beach, VA

 

Full Job Description :-
Requisition ID:

36706

Work Location:

Police – Municipal Center

Pay Range:

G.21, $44,990.40 – $65,977.60

Starting Salary:

Minimum of the Pay Range

Work Schedule:

Monday- Friday 8am-5pm (with some evening/weekend callout hours)

Part Time Hours/Wk:

Job Open Date:

4/15/22

Application Deadline:

4/28/22

Job Duties:

The Virginia Beach Police Department’s Detective Bureau has employed a Victim Witness Caseworker since 2013 to ensure that victims of crime receive counseling and other support services within twenty-four hours of when a crime has occurred until the case is transferred to the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office for prosecution.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Serving as a liaison with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Victim Witness Office and the Department of Human Services,
Providing crisis counseling,
Assisting victims as they access various support programs,
Identifying and coordinating community-based programs that meet specific individual’s needs,
Guiding victims through the pre-trial process and maintaining documentation and performing statistical recordkeeping.
Performing additional investigative support and administrative tasks as required

Shift Requirements: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with some evening/weekend callout hours)

Disqualifiers:
The following is a listing of “disqualifiers” or concerns that could result in you not being selected for employment. Please give consideration to these factors before applying. This is not an exhaustive listing.
Criminal History: Conviction of any felony or any crime involving moral turpitude (crimes contrary to justice, honesty, or good morals). Conviction of any Class 1 or Class 2 misdemeanor, excluding traffic violations which are discussed separately, or the Virginia State Law equivalent within the last 5 years.
Traffic Violations: Any conviction of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, refusal to take blood or breath test, eluding police, racing, or leaving the scene of an accident within the last 5 years.
Drugs: Any involvement in the sale of illegal drugs as an adult. Any illegal use or possession of any illegal drug, including but not limited to heroin, cocaine, hallucinogens or any derivative thereof (except marijuana) within the last five years. Illegal possession of anabolic steroids within the last 36 months. Illegal possession of marijuana or a derivative thereof within the last 12 months.

Official City Job Description:
https://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/human-resources/Employment-VBGOV/Job%20Descriptions/Victim_Witness_Caseworker_I_00227.pdf

Working Conditions:
There is no working conditions statement available for this position at this time.

Minimum Requirements:
MINIMUMS: Requires a combination of higher education and/or experience equivalent to four (4) years in social work, criminal justice or related field which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.

Additional Requirements: DMV Transcript: Not Required CDL: Not Required DOT History: Not Required CPS Check: Not Required Physical: Not Required Respirator: Not Required Polygraph Review: Required Psychological Screening: Not Required Attachments Required:

Preferences:
Familiarity with the judicial process, court procedures, Child Protective Services (CPS) and Adult Protective Services (APS) procedures and the Virginia Crime Victim and Witness Rights Act; experience working with victims of crime, including individuals with mental disabilities; crisis counseling experience; bereavement counseling experience; case management experience; effective communication skills in coordinating cases while maintaining appropriate confidentiality. Certification as a National Advocate by the National Organization of Victim Assistance is desirable.

Special Instructions:

Please complete the application in its entirety. The application is the primary required document used to screen qualifications and years of experience. A resume does not replace a completed application. Fields on the application left blank, including but not limited to job duties, dates of employment, and hours worked, may cause your application to be incomplete.
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Please provide a copy of any certifications or related professional licenses.

VRS Contribution: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.