DRUG PROGRAM ASSISTANT
U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Office -
Date Posted: February 10, 2014 - 12:02 PM
Job DescriptionThe drug program assistant provides administrative and technical support to the drug treatment specialist, including planning and developing policies and procedures. The drug program assistant observes and collects urine samples from male offenders in accordance with established procedures using non-instrumental testing devices, sweat patches, breathalyzers and other drug/alcohol detection devices to determine the presence of controlled substances and/or alcohol.
Job Requirements• Knowledge and skill in use of personal computers and software applications to prepare reports and correspondence.
• Skill in using applicable automated systems used for monitoring data on substance abuse, mental health treatment, and electronic monitoring.
• Ability to adjust to changing technology.
• General knowledge of the criminal justice, probation and parole procedures, sentencing guidelines, and the supervision process.
• Broad knowledge of proper grammar usage and the ability to edit efficiently.
• Ability to organize work to meet recurring deadlines and maintain tracking systems related to cases.
• Ability to give and receive accurate and timely information from individuals within and outside the court.
• Ability to enter a high volume of complex data accurately.
• Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people.
• Must have a valid driver's license.
Education: Completion of a bachelor's degree is preferred.
Experience: For placement at salary levels above minimum, up to and including step 25 (considering any court preferred skills and an evaluation of the quality of general experience), one or more years of general experience is required.
(1) Unquestioned integrity and exemplary character.
(2) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
(3) Fluency in a foreign language is helpful but not required.
Education: High school
|Work Hours||Compensation||Job type||Start Date|
|40||$34,703 to $47,923||Full time||March 11, 2014|
Company Description The U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System carries out probation and pretrial services functions in the U.S. district courts. Through its officers and other employees, the system works to make the criminal justice process effective and the public safe.
Contact Information Shatika Dillard