TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: DWI Compliance Tracker

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

JOB TITLE: Compliance Tracker

SALARY: $13.55 per hour

This is a Temporary/Non-Exempt (6 months of employment at 30 hours a week)

DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of technical administrative duties as needed to monitor and assure multiple DWI and Alcohol related Domestic Violence offender compliance with court ordered judgments and penalties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience & Education:

Graduation from high school with course background in general business, general office practice and procedures; plus one year of specialized training related to above duties;

AND

Two (2) years of responsible experience performing above or related duties;

OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Mandatory Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Qualifications:

Working knowledge of the juvenile and adult justice system; various processes of the courts and legal documents utilized in various court-ordered judgments and sentencing; relationships between various factors affecting program services, such as economic, political, sociological, legal, etc.; DWI/Teen Court; legal and court terminology; court processes and procedures; case management and processing; county operations and inter-relationships of county departments; general office maintenance and practices; business and technical writing; interpersonal communication skills; public relations.

Some skill in the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving; leadership and organizational behavior management; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, Federal, and other local officials, elected officials, subordinate staff, and County residents. Skill in the operation of PC Computer, calculator, fax machine, copy machine, telephone.

Ability to follow complex instructions; work under stressful working conditions created by strict time frames; learn legal and court document formats; learn criminal and civil law as it applies to court processes; manage angry individuals and unpleasant situations; exercise initiative, independent judgment and to act resourcefully under varying conditions; administer a large work program; analyze a variety of financial problems and make recommendations; operate personal computer (windows) in utilizing various programs to produce or compose formal documents, reports and records; prepare and present budget estimates; direct, motivate, develop, and evaluate subordinates; communicate effectively verbally and in writing;  develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

Must be able to type 30 wpm. Must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

May be required to communicate orally and in writing in the Spanish language.

TAOS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, AGE SEX, ANCESTRY, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, SERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, SPOUSAL AFFILIATION OR GENDER IDENTITY. 

The last day to apply for this position is Monday, June 26, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

Please Note: This posting gives only a brief description of the position.  For copy of application and complete job description, contact Taos County Human Resources Department at 105 Albright Street, Taos, NM 87571; or 575-737-6312.


Taos County Job Description: DWI Compliance Tracker



Job Title: DWI Compliance Tracker

Job Code: 420

Division: DWI Program

Effective Date: 11/30/10

Department: DWI Program

Last Revised: 10/09

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Paygrade: 12

GENERAL PURPOSE

Performs a variety of technical administrative duties as needed to monitor and assure multiple DWI and Alcohol related Domestic Violence offender compliance with court ordered judgments and penalties.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the DWI Coordinator and Magistrate Chief Judge.

SUPERVISION  EXERCISED

Provides functional supervision over DWI and Alcohol related Domestic Violence Defendants.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Intensive Case Supervision and Management:  Performs comprehensive, intensive supervision case management and compliance monitoring for DWI and Alcohol related Domestic Violence defendants within the county; receives case information as provided by the justice system; determines participant requirements and obligations as prescribed by the courts.

Receives client documentation and offender file and begins paperwork processing related to “conditions of release”, payment of fines, issuance of warrants, non-compliance penalties, treatment options; conducts client interviews to communicate performance plans.

Provides client education related to various court ordered services and client services; provides client referrals to various local service providers including counseling, mental health treatment, community service, etc.; receives intake fees and makes deposits; assures client timely payment of fines.

Monitors client compliance with established performance plans; tracks client attendance at prescribed agencies, monitors service hours, etc.; assigns community service projects; may petition the court for extensions based upon client progress; communicates with judges and court personnel related to case detail; requests orders to show cause or obtains warrants as needed to assure compliance; upon satisfaction of court judgment and sentence, closes cases and confirms closed status with courts.

Administers random urine tests to verify client compliance and enforce conditions of client performance plans; initiates sanctions and penalties for non-compliance.

Performs clerical tasks; receives, logs and files incoming alcohol related domestic violence cases; sets up case files and enters offender data into ADE database (Microsoft Access); utilizes court software and maintains cross reference recovery system; opens mail, sorts and processes; receives and processes fax documents; under strict guidelines as may be approved by the magistrate court judge; keeps track of and dockets payments made through the mail.

Receives telephone calls and refers to appropriate person; answers questions about trial or hearing schedules, and assists public in resolving questions regarding various civil processes and papers; provides information about court procedures and schedules; sets appointments.

Maintains fiscal records of the court as needed and required by law; writes receipts for money orders/checks mailed or paid in person; posts payments decisions and other information in computerized ledger; maintains account of checks returned; maintains court docket for cases as may be required.

Reviews citations; monitors payment records of defendants to assure conformity to judgments and payment schedules; prepares pleadings for failure to appear; utilizes legal processes such as late letters, late notices, summons, bench warrants, warrants of arrest, orders to show cause, and information; accepts money for bail forfeitures, fines; issues receipts.

Performs related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1.Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school with course background in general business, general office practice and procedures; plus one (1) year of specialized training related to above duties;

AND

B. Two (2) years of responsible experience performing above or related duties;

OR

C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Working knowledge of the juvenile and adult justice system; various processes of the courts and legal documents utilized in various court-ordered judgments and sentencing; relationships between various factors affecting program services, such as economic, political, sociological, legal, etc.; DWI/Teen Court; legal and court terminology; court processes and procedures; case management and processing; county operations and inter-relationships of county departments; general office maintenance and practices; business and technical writing; interpersonal communication skills; public relations.

Some skill in the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving; leadership and organizational behavior management; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, Federal, and other local officials, elected officials, subordinate staff, and County residents. Skill in the operation of PC Computer, calculator, fax machine, copy machine, telephone.

Ability to follow complex instructions; work under stressful working conditions created by strict time frames; learn legal and court document formats; learn criminal and civil law as it applies to court processes; manage angry individuals and unpleasant situations; exercise initiative, independent judgment and to act resourcefully under varying conditions; administer a large work program; analyze a variety of financial problems and make recommendations; operate personal computer (windows) in utilizing various programs to produce or compose formal documents, reports and records; prepare and present budget estimates; direct, motivate, develop, and evaluate subordinates; communicate effectively verbally and in writing;  develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

3. Special Qualifications:

Must be able to type 30 wpm. Must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

May be required to communicate orally and in writing in the Spanish language.

4. Work Environment:

Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.  Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching and lifting (30 lb).  Essential functions generally require communications such as talking, hearing and seeing.  Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations.  Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and some creative problem solving. Periodic local travel is essential to job performance. Some exposure to threat of injury and stress associated with youth and adult legal offenders.

Disclaimer:  The above statements describe the general nature, level, and type of work performed by the incumbent(s) assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, demands, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Job descriptions are not intended to and do not imply or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons.  Management reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any and/or all provisions of this description at any time as needed without notice.  This job description supersedes earlier versions.

 

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