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Employment Opportunities

Northeastern Judicial Circuit

Victim Witness Advocate

The District Attorney’s Office is currently accepting resumes/applications for a Victim Witness Advocate in the Northeastern Circuit, Hall County and Dawson County, GA. The position for which this is posted is in Dawson County. This position will work closely with victims and/or witnesses of a crime to guide them through the Victim/Witness Advocacy Program.

Responsibilities include; assisting with compensation claims, victim impact statements and advising of available resources based on the Victim Bill of Rights. Knowledge of the judicial process with respect to victims’ rights and case filings; and experience working with prosecutors and law enforcement are preferred.

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work, counseling,criminal justice or a related field and (preferably but not required) two years of experience working in criminal justice, social services, crisis intervention, or trauma and violence safety assessment and planning. Superior customer service skills, positive attitude, personal responsibility and a strong sense of responsibility to the community at large is preferred. All candidates are subject to a background check. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, a motor vehicle driver’s history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.

The Northeastern Judicial Circuit is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Send resumes and cover letters to Conley Greer, Supervising ADA in Dawson County, cgreer@dawsoncounty.org; Deb Dearwent, Office Administrator, ddearwent@dawsoncounty.org; Kristen Frame, Chief Victim Witness Advocate, kframe@hallcounty.org and to Katie Strayhorn, Victim Witness Advocate, kstrayhorn@dawsoncounty.org

Contact Number: Please do not call.

Salary Range: Starting salary is $39,284.00

Position Status: Full Time
Position Type: County Paid
Application Opening Date: 02/12/2020
Application Closing Date: 02/26/2020