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Victim Witness Assistant

Company: District 21 District Attorney's Office
Location: Norman
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to provide direct support to victims of crime through each stage of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice System. Victim Witness Assistants act as a liaison between the Assistant District Attorney and the victims involved in the criminal case prosecuted by the District Attorney. This position is required to maintain and document direct contact with victims/witnesses and keep them informed of their rights and the status of their case while also offering ongoing emotional support. The employee will assess the needs of victims and offer referrals for resources when appropriate.Work experience in victimization, community services, criminal justice and/or related field is preferred.To successfully perform the duties of this position, applicants must have:* Excellent work ethics and communication skills - both written and oral.* Ability to work as part of a team and independently.* Ability to remain calm with people in crisis.* Superb judgment, objectivity and analytical skills.* Ability to maintain confidentiality and disassociate one's self from the daily review of graphic crime reports and materials.* Adaptability, dependability, and excellent coping skills.* Ability to professionally interact with the public, law enforcement and office staff.Job Type: Full-timePay: $25,000.00 - $27,000.00 per yearBenefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
    • Monday to FridayEducation:
      • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: District 21 District Attorney's Office, Norman , Victim Witness Assistant, Other , Norman, Oklahoma

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