Definition:

The Case Manager provides a service to the contracted Department by handling an assigned caseload of offender s serving an alternative sentence of electronic monitoring, and is primarily responsible for the comprehensive case management and enforcement of restrictions that are ordered by the Court, Probation, Parole, or Sheriff s Department.

Salary: $12.00 per hour

Part-Time: Mon – Fri 8:30am 1:30pm

Job Expectations and Essential Functions:

Responsible for participant s program orientation. Effectively communicates the program rules, regulations and contract requirements of their sentence.

Reviews information to determine and verify participant s identity along with residential and telephone information.

Reviews participant s financial information for fee assessment. Determines the daily rate that the participant will be responsible for paying while on the program.

Sets the guidelines and requirements for the participant while on the Electronic Monitoring program by detailing permitted activities and setting schedule for electronic monitoring.

Conducts weekly or bi-weekly participant compliance appointments to collect, review and interpret participant activity documentation; review participant activity reports to determine that participant is in compliance with sentencing guidelines meeting the regulations of program and sentence; collects program fees or may make adjustment to daily rate as needed; verifies and/or adjust participant activity schedule as needed; prepares reports and notices for case file and sentencing department.

Reviews and interprets daily participant exception reports, investigating participant activity that is not in compliance with their sentence.

Install or visually inspect electronic monitoring equipment being used by participant.

Testify in court for participants that have not met the requirements of the program.

Administer required drug testing.

Advise Branch Manager of participants that are not in compliance with their program requirements.

Recommend to Department that a non-compliant participant be removed from the program.

Maintain an auditable case file for all participants under their management.

Attend Court to enroll and instruct court order participants in the Supervised Release Program.

Education:

Bachelor s degree preferred; Associate s degree or equivalent required

Other Requirements:

Two years experience in criminal justice or related field; education accepted in lieu of experience

Must successfully pass criminal background investigation and drug screening

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Basic computer skills

A reliable form of transportation to ensure job attendance

Practice time management to meet tight deadlines due to program equipment installation requirements

Must be able to work flexible work schedules if needed

Must be able to communicate effectively with Department Personnel, Judges and Program Participants as well as Sentinel personnel

Effective customer service skills

Ability to work independently and maintain an effective and efficient level of service

Ability to prepare written reports and maintain accurate records

Sentinel is an Equal Opportunity Employer

and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace
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