Victim Witness Coordinator

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No.: OC-65072 Name: Victim Witness Coordinator
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 01/04/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 02/05/22 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $45,569 - $66,570 annually (Town of Greece)

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for assessing the needs of, and providing support, referral and follow-up services to, crime victims and witnesses to assist them in coping with crises, and the criminal justice system.  The employee establishes a working relationship with the victim/witness providing necessary information on court procedures and accompanies the victim/witness throughout the entire court process.  The employee works directly with the District Attorneys in assuring coordination between court proceedings and victims/witnesses.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, the Chief of Police or other higher-level staff member.  The employee may be required to work extended hours due to court schedules.

Minimum Qualifications

 
Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus:
 
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree, plus one (1) year of full-time or its part-time equivalent*** paid experience in responsible public contact work,* community service work, or the court systems**; OR,
 
(B) Three (3) years of experience as defined above; OR,
 
(C) Any equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
 
*Responsible public contact work is defined as social welfare-oriented experience in human relations area.
 
**Acceptable experience in a court system shall include paralegal or legal assistant work which involves direct contact with judges and the court system, writing petitions, or interviewing clients.

 

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