Community Justice Services Intake Officer - Douglas County , CO

June 28, 2019

Douglas County ,CO

Community Justice Services Intake Officer



Douglas County Community Justice Services Pretrial Intake Program has an opening for a Community Justice Services Intake Officer. 

Interview felony and misdemeanor defendants in the Douglas County Detention Center for the purpose of establishing and verifying residence, family ties, employment and past criminal history to assist the District/County courts in setting appropriate bail bonds.
The department operates twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week. This position an overnight shift.  Shift is Tuesday - Friday from 8pm-6am. This is subject to change per Department needs. This is a TEMPORARY, LIMITED BENEFITS position. It is eligible for healthcare coverage only.


Examples of Duties

The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this position at any time.

The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required.  The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this position at any time.  
Secures defendant's information from the Colorado Crime Information Center / National Crime Information Center (NCIC/CCIC), and the Colorado Judicial Information System. The defendant's information is entered into the above stated databases to verify whether or not the defendant has a prior criminal history.  Information is gathered and included in the report submitted to the Douglas County District/County courts. 
Enters and maintains updated bond reports and client supervision information on the Division's computer database system.
Shall be proficient in all the electronic monitoring equipment deployed by the Community Justice Services Department (monitoring, installation and problem solving)
Respond to GPS violations that occur after hours.  Communicates with the on-call Judge, District Attorney and law enforcement in order to execute applications to revoke bond when appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


Baccalaureate degree in criminal justice, social science or a similar related field.
One year of experience working in the criminal justice system, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that satisfy the requirements of the position. 
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system  specifically court procedures and corrections.
  • Working knowledge of interviewing techniques
  • Working knowledge or ability to learn Electronic Monitoring equipment used in the field of corrections
  • Knowledge of non-profit and governmental agencies.
  • Ability to work effectively independent of others
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, defendants and other criminal justice related entities.
  • May require taking an Oath of Office for Eighteenth Judicial District Bond Commissioner
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Computer literacy for learning/utilizing internal and external databases.
  •  Bilingual ability highly desired.  
The ability to successfully complete pre-employment screening including but not limited to: reference checks, criminal background (including fingerprinting through a national database) and drug screen is required.


Supplemental Information


Works under the supervision of the Division Managers, which falls under the Community Justice Services Director.
May assist with the training and orientation of new staff.
Duties are assigned on a gradually increasing level of complexity.  Criteria for progression includes knowledge of all assigned job tasks, responsibilities and a fundamental understanding of Community Justice Services programs and the policies and procedures related to these programs; the ability to train new officers with similar assigned job responsibilities; and ability to perform assigned duties at the work sites.

Work in this class requires a considerable amount of analysis to determine a course of action within the limits of standard practices.
Contacts are with manager, supervisors, co-workers, court personnel, defendants, defendant's family, and other criminal justice personnel.  Position will require follow up contacts with the Courts and agency personnel.  The nature of the contacts involves giving and receiving information that may require analysis and interpretation for placement and monitoring of defendants performing community service, or parameters surrounding Pretrial Release Supervision and In-home detention.
In the event of an emergency/disaster in or near the County, all County employees are expected to make every effort to be available to assist the County Manager, Elected/Appointed Officials and Department Directors to ensure the continued operation of any and all necessary County functions.  This may mean being available to perform additional duties and hours beyond what is normally required.  In the event that an exempt employee does work more than 40 hours a week in support of County operations during an emergency, such employee may receive overtime or other appropriate wage compensation in accordance with existing County policies or at the discretion of the County.



Douglas County offers a limited benefits package for this temporary position.  This position is eligible for medical insurance and paid County Holidays.  Part-time employees receive a pro-rated benefits package.


Which of the following best describes your highest level of education achieved?
  • Some High School
  • High School or GED
  • Some College
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral, Ph. D
  • LL.B./J.D., Law
How many years of experience working in the criminal justice system do you have?
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1-2 years
  • 3-4 years
  • 5 or more years
Tell us why you believe you would be the best candidate for this position. Please be specific.

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Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
July 27, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.