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State's Attorney's Office

Full-Time Victim/Witness Assistant

The DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office has an opening for the position of Victim/Witness Assistant.
This is a unionized position under AFSCME with a 35 hour work week from 8:30-4:30 with a 1 hour lunch.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Attend court with a victim or on their behalf;
- Initialize and maintain contact with victims or witnesses of crimes;
- Accommodate clients with a variety of issues including Emergency Orders of Protection;
- Liaison with police departments and other coordinating agencies as necessary;
- Prepare correspondence to clients regarding their rights and the services available to them;
- Communicate with the Sheriffs Office regarding the service of Emergency Orders of Protection;
- Notify victims when Defendants are scheduled to be released from prison;
- Prepare quarterly grant report;
- Assist victims and Assistant State's Attorney's with victim impact statements; and
- Organize and conduct DUI Victim Impact Panel approximately 5 times per year.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Understanding of the judicial process;
- Experience with Microsoft Office;
- Excellent public, employee and community relations skills;
- Ability to maintain confident and/or sensitive information;
- Must exercise good judgement, courtesy and tact at all times; and
- Ability to understand and follow complete oral and written instructions.


This position offers a starting salary of $15.29 - $16.82 per hour depending on qualifications.

 

Please send a completed DeKalb County employment application
and a resume to:
Julie Beach
Office Manager
DeKalb County State's Attorney's Office
133 W. State Street
Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone: 815-895-7164
Email: jbeach@dekalbcounty.org