Job Opportunity

Victim Witness Advocate I/II
Napa County

Date Posted:

January 5, 2022

Salary:

$55,057.60 – $71,905.60 Annually

Description:

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited-term and extra help vacancies. Some positions in this unit may require the ability to comprehend and speak Spanish. The Victim Witness Advocate I/II assesses the service needs of crime victims/witnesses and coordinates to meet their emotional, material, and informational needs in accordance with the Victim/Witness Assistance Program in the County District Attorney’s Office. This position also represents the Office in public presentation, community outreach, and committees. Telework Availability – Teleworking is not permitted for this position. Based on the qualifications of the applicant pool, the District Attorney’s Office may choose to fill this position at either the I or II level.

Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be: Victim Witness Advocate I Experience: One year of para-professional victim services, peer counseling, crisis intervention, social services or related advocacy experience. Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent. Completion of 18 units of college-level coursework from an accredited college or university in behavioral science, psychology, sociology, criminal justice or a closely related field is highly desirable. License or Certificate*: Possession of a valid driver’s license. Special Requirements*: The successful candidate must be willing to complete the entry-level advocate training provided by the California Crime Victims Assistance Association within the first year of employment. To view the remainder qualifications for this position, please visit our website at http://www.napacountycareers.com/

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.napacountycareers.com/

Filing Deadline:

1/21/2022

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