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Juvenile Court Officer - Grand Forks
Post Date: 02/16/2021
Close Date: 03/02/2021
North Dakota Court System
600 E. Boulevard Ave., Mail Stop 180

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$50,000 - $69,999

Grand Forks, ND

Job Description:
$4,942 monthly; plus excellent benefits package including employer paid family health insurance premiums, retirement contributions and generous vacation and sick leave accruals, visit: https://www.ndcourts.gov/state-court-administration/human-resources/career-opportunities/benefits

The Juvenile Court Officer I is responsible for performing case management and probation services involving delinquent, unruly, and/or deprived children. Investigates the background of delinquent and unruly children in order to assist the court in determining the most appropriate disposition of each case. Develops and implements case plans with assigned children, addressing areas of community protection, competency development, and accountability.

Essential Functions:
1. Prepares predisposition reports of assigned cases to assess the nature of reported delinquency offenses and conduct of the child and the circumstances involved in the case. Interviews the parties involved and obtains case information from schools, law enforcement agencies, victims, and other sources.

2. Prepares and presents detailed plans for service based upon the court. Attends and participates in court hearings and other judicial proceedings to give testimony for disposition.

3. Develops and implements case plans based on assessment of the risks and needs of the probationer, family, and community. Makes appropriate referrals for services.

4. Maintains regular contact with probationer to ensure compliance with informal adjustment and court ordered probation conditions, including monetary restitution, community service, drug testing, group facilitation, youth accountability conferences, and any other conditions implementing a balanced approach. Maintains contact with collateral agencies and community resources involved with the child and the family.

5. Participates in public relations with community organizations to maintain community resources for children and their families.

6. Maintains case information on the juvenile court information system.

Requires a bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, criminal justice or a related area.

Contact Information:
Applications must be submitted online at http://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ndcourts. Any form of paper or other electronic application will not be accepted.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.

Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and are eligible to claim veteran's preference must include a copy of their DD Form 214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must also include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran's Affairs Office.

Persons needing accommodation or assistance in the application process may call Human Resources at (701) 328-4216.
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