Court Services Supervisor
- What Success Looks Like In This Job
To supervise personnel and the daily operations of the Adams County Sheriff's Office Jail Division Court Services Section. Court services consists of Classifications, Work Release, Supervised Release, Pretrial, Jail Review, and Inmate Worker Program.
- Examples of Duties for Success
*Reports directly to the Manager
*Work also involves frequent communication and interaction with, but not limited to judicial staff, attorneys, and a variety of law enforcement type agencies
*Testify in court
*Perform various personnel related functions such as scheduling work, granting time off, disciplining employees, participate in the hiring process and conduct formal performance reviews. Reports to the Court Services Manager
*Assign job tasks and explain special orders and information to Court Services Specialists.
*Check and maintain performance of assigned staff while on duty, ensure the execution of orders and adherence to Sheriff's Office standards and procedures
*Daily supervisory duties; Court Services Specialists while engaging in the receipt, preparation, and maintenance of various records, reports, and related materials
*Review records and reports submitted by staff for completeness and accuracy
*Responsible for day-to-day operation of a satellite office
*Fiscal responsibilities include preparing/justifying billings for costs associated with inmate housing or services, in addition to booking fee refunds.
*Maintain, monitor, and prepare reports involving high-risk issues
*Attend internal meetings for the Sheriff's Office
*Collateral contacts with other agencies: law enforcement, judicial, private sector, and agencies involved in supervision of inmate workers
*Ensure compliance with statutory requirements. Understand and keep up on new legislation and case law
*Research and recommend best practices for new and improved work processes, programs, and policies
*Evaluate the performance of assigned staff, document strengths and weaknesses. Complete employee performance evaluations
*Perform supervisory duties in the absence of a superior or other first line supervisors
*Arrange courtesy holds for the inmates detained in the Facility or for other jurisdiction inmates
*Provide a written report documenting an incident
*Review and update policy and procedures, post orders and training manuals
*Prepare and instruct training classes
*Screen and interview potential employees
*Investigate classification overrides, booking/pretrial discrepancy issues, DNA investigative calls, Internal Affairs investigations, respond to website inquiry, and work release approvals
*Research release issues
*Receive and investigate grievances/complaints with guidelines of Sheriff's Office Internal Affairs policy
*Perform other duties as assigned
- Qualifications for Success
* Minimum 5 years' experience in Criminal Justice and/or broad working knowledge of the criminal justice system and how various components interface.
*Must possess good oral and written communication skills
*Knowledge of security threat groups and intelligence gathering dissemination
*Knowledge of various legal documents to include, but not limited to: affidavits, writ of habeas corpus, warrants, mittimus, subpoenas, and teletypes.
*Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Criminal Justice/Law enforcement, Public *Administration or related field is desired
*Ability to act and react to emergency and/or threatening situations in a manner consistent with laws, policies, and procedures.
*Previous Leadership experience