The Waldo County District Attorney’s office has an opening for a part-time Victim Witness Advocate (VWA)
position. This is a twenty (20) hours per week. The VWA will work with the public, court officials, law
enforcement agencies, the Department of Health and Human Services, attorneys, child victims and witnesses.
The VWA will coordinate court schedules in District Court, Juvenile Court and Superior Court for cases
involving child victims or juvenile defendants, notify victims and witnesses of scheduled events, and assist
the Assistant District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney and District Attorney with victim preparation for
trial and attend court proceedings as required.
Job Related Skills and Qualifications
Must be able to pass a background, criminal and motor vehicle record check
Excellent communications; and the ability to follow oral and written instructions. Keyboarding, computer software and proficiency in Windows software
The ability to work under high pressure conditions, meeting deadlines, including but not limited to handling multiple tasks
Interacts with child victims in difficult and stressful situations
Minimum of two years legal office, social service and/or law enforcement agency experience; or secondary education in law enforcement, social work, psychology, or a combination of education, training and work experience with applicable knowledge of the criminal justice process and related social services
The County of Waldo offers excellent pay, level commensurate with experience.
Applications and job description are available at the Waldo County
Commissioner's Office, located at 39B Spring Street,
Belfast Maine, or can be requested by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications and resumes are due no later than
September 14, 2017.
Mail, Fax, drop off, or e-mail to:
Waldo County Commissioner's Office
Victim Witness Advocate Position
39B Spring Street
Belfast ME 04915
You may apply for this position via the JobsInME.com website by following this link JobsInME.com
PDF Description of the Victim Witness Advocate Position - Part Time
The County of Waldo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer