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STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 4TH CIRCUIT - VICTIM ADVOCATE I - 21010126

Date:  Nov 18, 2022
Location: 

JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32202


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Requisition No: 742741 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: STATE ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, 4TH CIRCUIT - VICTIM ADVOCATE I - 21010126

Position Number: 21010126 

Salary:  $32,500.00 

Posting Closing Date: 11/30/2022 

 

State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida

 

How to Apply:  Complete the on-line process

 

The Office of the State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida seeks a full-time Victim Advocate.  This position is primarily focused on the clerical duties associated with explaining the restitution process to victims that are seeking court-ordered compensation related to the loss of property, medical bills, or other consequences of financial crimes. Responsibilities include educating victims about the restitution process, and if a victim is seeking compensation, request the necessary documents from those victims to submit as part of a restitution order to the Courts.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Providing education to victims of financial crime through explaining what restitution is in a criminal case, how it is sought, as well as what documents are needed to submit an order to the Courts
  • Work with the victim to obtain the necessary documentation needed for a Restitution Order to the Courts
  • Act as point-of-contact for the victim by establishing initial contacts with individuals and organizations to assist in restitution
  • Verifying and updating victim contact information in our office’s secure database
  • Maintaining required data and assisting with biweekly/monthly reports 
  • Extract, transform, analyze, record, and communicate data and information from SAO case management system
  • Learn SAO policies, practices, and workflows
  • Respond to ad-hoc requests for data and reports from all levels of the office
  • Coordinate all SAO referrals for and follow-up from attorneys and/or support staff
  • Attend regular victim services training

 

Requirements

 

  • High school diploma or equivalency and experience in the area of criminal justice, social science, counseling, public contact or customer service; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for required experience.
  • Obtain and maintain current Office of the Attorney General Victim Service Practitioner Designation
  • Preferred
  • Work experience in the clerical field, with attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication, as well as efficient organizational skills
  • Familiarity with the Restitution Process
  • Comfortable speaking with victims and survivors

 

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS at 1-844-377-1888 on how your current benefits may be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida.  Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended, or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

 

 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville