Court Compliance Officer

Location
US-NM-Hobbs
Department
DWI/Probation
Starting Rate
USD $19.76/Hr.

Overview

Team up with Lea County!

What do we do?

Our purpose is to make a difference in the community, to make Lea County a better, safer, and more enjoyable place to live. And it’s our employees who make that happen. Our employees serve in positions as diverse as clerk, administrative assistant, accountant, attorney, detention officer, engineer, IT professional, maintenance technician, mechanic, heavy equipment operator, law enforcement officer, supervisor, and manager, to name only a few.

What do we have to offer you?

Challenging opportunities to serve your community and make a difference, a diverse and dynamic work environment, plus a full range of benefits; including competitive pay, professional development opportunities, health, vision and dental insurance, vacation, holidays, sick, and military leave time, a retirement program, and more.

What can you bring to us?

In order to meet tomorrow’s changing realities, we are constantly seeking outstanding employees who can help us improve our systems, processes, and technologies - today. 

 

Essential Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  • Under the direction of the Probation Director, supervises and provides case management of sentenced DWI and Misdemeanor offenders; enforces court ordered sentencing stipulations and monitors offender compliance; administers alcohol screenings and provide results to courts; regular attendance at court hearings; will be required to provide court testimony.

 

  • Maintains state-mandated offender tracking program; prepares and submits monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports and evaluations to the Probation Director or Compliance Supervisor.

 

  • Consults with Counselor on progress of offenders.

 

  • Will attend monthly DWI Advisory Council meetings and such other meetings as required by the Director or Compliance Supervisor.

 

  • Depending upon assignment, will be required to perform a variety of administrative/clerical and general office duties, which may include but are not limited to: opening and closing the office; answering telephones; handling incoming and outgoing mail and electronic communications; typing, copying and filing documents; typing correspondence.

 

  • The functions of the Court Compliance Officer are not limited to those set forth above. The employee will perform such functions, duties or assignments as given by a supervisor, consistent with ability, background and expertise.

 

  • Will be required to participate in Program functions and/or other components as directed by the Director or Compliance Supervisor.

Qualifications

Education:

 

  • High school diploma or GED required.

 

  • Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field.

 

  • Relevant experience may substitute for education.

 

Experience:

 

  • Two years in judiciary, criminal justice, counseling, or other human services discipline field.

 

  • Two to four years in offender supervision and case management strongly preferred.

 

  • Experience with the criminal justice system and case management strongly preferred.

 

  • Relevant education may substitute for experience.

 

 

 

Certifications, Skills and Licenses:

 

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English.

 

  • Valid New Mexico driver's license.

 

  • Knowledge of approved principles and practices of law enforcement and applicable laws and
  • Computer literacy required; knowledge of word processing and database management software strongly preferred.

 

  • Knowledge of or ability to learn computer-assisted DWI screening and tracking programs.

 

  • Certification in compliance monitoring will be required within one year following state mandate of the training.

 

  • Training and certification on use of various alcohol detection tools, as well as various electronic monitoring equipment.

 

  • Good communications and public relations skills required.

 

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful.

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