Sentencing Advocate II

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No.: OC-62546 Name: Sentencing Advocate II
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 04/21/22 05:00PM
Exam Date: 06/25/22 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $41,249 - $56,517 annually (Monroe County)

Description of Duties

This position, located in the Public Defender’s Office responsible for working with attorneys to promote rehabilitative, restorative, and client-centered outcomes in criminal cases, including alternatives to pretrial detention and incarceration.  Duties involve advocating for clients and ensuring they receive the needed services and support during all phases of a criminal case.  The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Sentencing Advocate I or other higher-level staff member. 

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma plus EITHER:

(A)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor’s  degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice or one of the social or behavioral sciences plus one (1) year paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in sentencing advocacy, law enforcement (including corrections), investigations, the supervision of individuals on probation/parole, social work or casework, mental health counseling, counseling chemically dependent individuals, or an offender re-entry, rehabilitative, counseling or workforce development program; OR,

(B)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or a New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice or one of the social or behavioral sciences plus three (3) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience as described in (A) above; OR,

(C)       An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.

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