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DRUG COURT CASE COORDINATOR

The Drug Court Case Coordinator is responsible for preparing the court docket, court orders and processing said orders, contacting entities for court appearance, coordinating

Class Code:

G242C

Job Grade:

GS06

Special Job Requirements:

0

Typical Functions:

Prepares weekly court docket by entering information related to counselor and probation officer assignments and client treatment track, contacting involved entities for court appearances, contacting attorneys when client is sanctioned, developing client information sheets, preparing and processing various court orders and distributing copies to involved entities. Meets with clients to review paperwork and requirements of the treatment programs; calculates the fines and fees due and explains the payment process; facilitates client entry into the Department of Community Corrections’ residential treatment program; communicates with probation, treatment and law enforcement staffs regarding client status, including travel passes, drug test results, sanctions, etc.; coordinates with circuit court and prosecuting attorney staffs to insure the payment of client arrearages outside the court fines and fees prior to graduation from the program; organizes annual client graduation celebration in conjunction with probation and treatment staffs. Maintains contact with local area officials, Chambers of Commerce staffs, business leaders, Veterans Administration staffs and Department of Workforce Services staffs to ensure WorkCourt Solution meets expectations; enters client information, court notes and correspondence into data base; updates and maintains client files through client cycle; collects data regarding fees collected from clients by the Circuit Clerk and Sheriff’s offices, reconciles client payments and enters payments into client database; notifies the court of delinquent client payments; prepares monthly and annual reports and spreadsheets of client collections for the court along with percentage of increase/decrease in collections; prepares reports for the court regarding clients’ status in court programs, including assessment, program track, completion of skill levels and Career Readiness Certification, and community service hours. Responds to inquiries requesting information about entry into Drug Diversion Court or Veterans’ Treatment Court; develops and maintains courts’ policies and procedures, participant handbooks and court presentations; orders drug testing supplies; attends and/or participates with internal and external meetings regarding the two court programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the organizational functions, responsibilities and procedures of courts in general and specifically of drug courts. Knowledge of legal terminology. Knowledge of Microsoft computer programs. Knowledge of office equipment, including computers, copiers, facsimile machines, Ability to prepare and process court orders. Ability to compile, prepare and analyze program and accounting information. Ability to maintain confidential information. Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Ability to work collaboratively with court systems and judges, law enforcement, community and business leaders, other state agencies and court clients. Ability to use Microsoft products and office equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, vocational rehabilitation, sociology, public administration or a related field; plus one year of experience in social service programs, abuse treatment programs, court-ordered or adjudication programs or a related field.

Required Certificates:

0

Exempt:

E
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