Useful Public Service Case Manager Job Description

Job Series:  Useful Public Service
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
OCC Group: Administrative Services and Related
Job code: R41490
Original signature of State Court Administrator approval available in the Human Resources Division, signed 6/9/2004

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Performs case management functions by placing offenders in the community to perform court-ordered community service.
 
DISTINGUISHING FACTORS
Work is distinguished from similar case management positions within the Judicial Branch by responsibilities that are dedicated specifically to the community and the Useful Public Service program.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Interviews and places offenders in the community to perform court-ordered community service by monitoring the case, closing the case and reporting to the court in an accurate and timely manner.
 
Monitors district and county court dockets and computer-generated review lists and providing accurate case status information to the courts, probation, and attorneys.
 
Reviews, screens, interviews, and places offenders at appropriate work sites.
 
Prepares reports, court filings (motions, contempt citations, warrants) and communicates with court personnel about appropriate actions.
 
Communicates with work sites regarding policy, procedure and other matters as needed.
 
Appears for scheduled court review dates and responding to subpoenas for contempt and revocation hearings in county court cases.
 
Maintains records and agency schedules of required activities and record keeping functions.
 
Some positions may maintain inventory of supplies and equipment as needed.
 
Attends meetings and training as required.
 
Performs other duties as assigned. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibility for one's own work product and work within a unit performing similar functions. May provide lead function, advice, or explain work instructions to other employees or volunteers.
 
QUALIFICATIONS   
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above essential functions satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or social work field and experience working with the Colorado Courts OR graduation from high school or GED equivalent and two years of office clerical or related experience working with the Colorado Courts. Experience with the Colorado Courts may substitute for the higher formal education. 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Occasionally handles emergency or crisis situations; frequently subject to interruptions, and multiple calls and inquiries. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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