County of Waldo Job Postings

Victim Witness Advocate - Part Time

Description

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

Education/Training

  • 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

Benefits

The County of Waldo offers excellent pay, level commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure

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 jobs@waldocountyme.gov.

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
207-338-3282 Main
207-338-6788 Fax
E-mail: jobs@waldocountyme.gov

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


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