Victim Advocate Coordinator

The City of South Jordan is currently recruiting for a Victim Advocate Coordinator.  We are looking for someone who has experience is social work, psychology, or criminal justice. Our ideal candidate would have knowledge of domestic violence issues, judicial processes, and resources for victims, along with, knowledge of principles and techniques used in dealing with the public in stressful/traumatic situations. This is a full-time benefited position and the salary starts at $19.83.    Interested applicants can apply on our website at

Victim Advocate Coordinator 9.6.17

Pretrial Jail Screener

Salt Lake County Criminal Justice Services

Pretrial Jail Screener (part time)

Interviews defendants booked into the Salt Lake County Jail and informs them of court status and release options. Completes assessment and interview based on information obtained from defendants as well as various databases. Determines release eligibility and appropriate type of release. Facilitates release to Pretrial Services when defendant meets eligibility requirements. Completes follow up reports to the district courts regarding recommendations for Pretrial release.

$13.67 hourly

Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
Preference will be given to those with either education or job experience in a social or behavioral field (e.g. Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology etc.)
Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.


Knowledge of:
• Interviewing methods and techniques
• Social casework principles and methods
• Structure of the criminal justice system

Skills and Abilities to:
• Deal effectively with defendants from various backgrounds, in stressful conditions
• Deal with a highly volatile, potentially violent population
• Work in an institutional setting
• Follow written and oral instructions and procedures
• Effectively interpret general policy, criteria, and procedures for specific conditions
• Interact confidently with judges and other criminal justice personnel. Exhibit sound judgment

 Must be able to obtain and maintain jail security clearance.
 Must be able to work various shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
 The work location of this position is at the Salt Lake County Metro Jail.

E-mail your resume to
If you have questions, please call:
Natalie Thompson
Jail Screening Supervisor

Help evaluate Utah judges!

Learn about your state courts, observe judges in action, share what you see, and
provide valuable information to Utah judges and voters.

Volunteers select their own observation schedules, court locations and dates.

New Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, April 19th, 10 a.m.
Kletting Room, Senate Building, Capitol Complex

Program Training
Tuesday, May 2nd, 10 a.m.
Judicial Council Room, Matheson Courthouse

For more information, contact Chris Russell at 801-538-1089 or
Sponsored by The Utah Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission []

Treatment Specialist

Requisition Number: 17-5009
Job Title: Treatment Specialist
Salary: Grade 14
Grade 15
Salary Grade: 15
Opening Date: 02/23/2017
Closing Date: 03/06/2017
Position Type: Full-Time
Work Hours: 40
Department: Human Services
Division: Criminal Justice Services-2400000000
Work Location: Criminal Justice Services – 145 East 1300 South
Important Information: Attends court proceedings when necessary.  Perform some duties inside the Salt Lake County Jail.  Must be flexible with work schedule/hours. 
Position Description: JOB SUMMARY

Provides therapeutic treatment, group and individual counseling, assessments, and crisis management at CJS and the jail. Provides documentation of treatment progress according to licensure requirements.


Grade 14 

Must possess and maintain current licensure for the respective discipline; i.e., CSW, CPC, etc. at time of hire.

Grade 15

Must possess and maintain current licensure for the respective discipline; i.e., LCSW, Psychologist, LPC

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.

Must be able to successfully pass current “jail pass” requirements and Division wide training requirements on an annual basis.


  • Delivers therapeutic mental health and substance abuse treatment services.
  • Completes intakes, assessments, diagnosis, and levels of recommended care according to various assessment tools.
  • Provides ongoing analysis of treatment and education and develops programming to be consistent with best practices for evidence based treatment modalities.
  • Provides written and verbal communication with the courts, allied agencies, and case managers on client’s progress in treatment.
  • Exhibits professional work behavior and appearance; participates fully as a team member.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Once the applicant has linked into the job posting to start the application they will need to click on the Apply Now in the upper right hand corner.  It is basically a 2-step process to apply.

1 – create a profile

2 – complete the online application

Research Analyst

Public Recruitment (Re-Open)

Research Analyst- Administrative Office of the Courts, Salt Lake City

Position #11502

Location: Administrative Office of the Courts, Salt Lake City

(1) Full-Time position with benefits

Salary: $18.80-$28.25
Closing date: March 7, 2017

Job ID #1668328


Please note that internal positions are located on the website under “internal postings” and interested parties will need their Employee I.D. number to set up an account in order to apply for this position. Court jobs are accessed through the State Courts website and linked to the StateJobs website.

Investigator II

The Virginia Indigent Defense Commission is accepting applications for the position of Investigator II (“mitigation investigator”) in the Northern Virginia Capital Defender Office, which is located in Arlington, Virginia across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.  The office represents poor persons charged with capital murder and facing the death penalty throughout Northern Virginia in the state courts.  The mitigation investigator will investigate all aspects of a client’s history, background, and development and will assist in formulating and presenting the value of the client’s life and the client’s humanity to the prosecutor, judge, members of the jury, and other relevant decision makers. Please see the attached Investigator II job announcement for more information.

Interested applicants should apply online at

Investigator II Announcement May 2017 Opening


Job Code: 001991
Job Bid: 160507
Department: Police
Salary: (022) $18.95 – $25.85
Close Date: 2/9/2017
Notes:A ten year personal, criminal and employment background check will be required

PLEASE NOTE:  These rewarding positions require a very thorough background check, which applicants may find invasive and uncomfortable.  It takes approximately 40 hours to complete the necessary paperwork and documentation, followed by in-home interviews and interviews of family members.  From start to finish, it may take up to two months for an applicant to be hired, so applicants are encouraged to make arrangements accordingly.
Description:Provides clinical case management services, including, but not limited to the following:  biopsychosocial assessments, treatment and service planning, clinical/crisis counseling, consultation, support, information, and appropriate referrals to other community agencies. Acts as a bridge between the citizen, department, community, community agencies and other helping professionals to coordinate services and the best route of care for the person looking for assistance.  Monitors and documents any and all care given to the citizen.   Routinely assesses the citizen and family responses to the interventions and services, while also measuring treatment plan effectiveness.  Prepares and retains timely correspondence, reports, patient progress, and/or other documentation. Conducts individual, family and/or group therapy sessions in accordance with the established treatment plan and provide crisis intervention when necessary. Gives debriefing to responders following traumatic incidents as requested by the department. Demonstrates and maintains a high standard of confidentiality and sensitivity to the persons and/or families on cultural, ethnic, racial, socioeconomic issues and diversity. Assists, educates, informs, and empowers under-represented populations in the community, including vulnerable communities, refugees and immigrant populations. Attends staff/staffing meetings and other meetings as assigned. May be required to drive a vehicle to and from various locations throughout the community and provide transportation for citizens as needed. May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:Master’s Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling from an accredited college/university.    

Current Licensure with the State of Utah as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Certified Social Worker or Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor. 

Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as take initiative and work collaboratively as a part of a team.

Possess interpersonal skills, active listening skills, critical analysis, and written and verbal communication skills.

Demonstrated independent judgment to assess and meet citizen needs.  Ability to have meaningful outcome oriented dialogue with citizens, families, community agencies and professional schools in coordinating care and services for citizens.

Demonstrated appropriate boundaries with citizens and/ or their families while providing adequate services to meet citizen needs.

Possession of a valid state driver license or Utah driving privilege card (or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment).

Ability to successfully pass all appropriate examinations as required by the Salt Lake City Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations.

Successful completion of a drug screen if incumbent has not completed it as a Salt Lake City employee

Desired Qualifications:Three to five years of related work experience, which includes assessing the physical, mental, social and economic needs of a diverse population.

Experience working collaboratively with community agencies.

Experience working in both substance abuse and mental health treatment fields.

The ability to supervise Certified Social Workers, students and/or Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselors.

Fluent in oral and written Spanish communication.

Mental Health Officer Certification.

PLEASE NOTE:  These rewarding positions require a very thorough background check, which applicants may find invasive and uncomfortable.  It takes approximately 40 hours to complete the necessary paperwork and documentation, followed by in-home interviews and interviews of family members.  From start to finish, it may take up to two months for an applicant to be hired, so applicants are encouraged to make arrangements accordingly.

Research Analyst

Public Recruitment

Job #: 10957
Job Title: Research Analyst-Administrative Office, Juvenile Court Administration
Opening Date/Time:   Tue. 12/27/16 12:00 AM Mountain Time
Closing Date/Time:   Tue. 01/24/17 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $18.80 – $28.25 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake County, Utah
Department: 020 Judicial Branch
Number of Openings: 1
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
Criminal Background Check: You must successfully pass a criminal history check.
Driver License Requirements: Employees hired for this recruitment will be subject to the Driver Eligibility standards found at the following link:
Physical Address: Administrative Office of the Courts, Matheson Courthouse, 450 S State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Recruiter Name: Cheryl Breneman
Recruiter Telephone Number: 801-578-3804
Recruiter Email Address:
Overtime Exempt: No
Schedule Code: AO – Employees of the Judiciary.
Schedule Code Description: (1) Full-time position with benefits, Monday-Friday, 8-5. Some travel may be required.


Odyssey House

Mission Statement: Helping individuals and families reclaim their lives through effective substance abuse treatment, prevention, and mental health services.


Odyssey House of Utah’s Criminal Justice Programs are seeking a full time clinician who has experience with or is interested in working in the field of social work/mental health counseling with substance abuse and dual diagnosis clients in a correctional setting.

The schedule will be days and some early evenings of on-site work. The successful candidate will facilitate both individual therapy and group therapy as part of a team of clinicians who are delivering important services to an incarcerated client population that is in need of support.

Please send resume and a cover letter describing your interest and availability to Cami Clark at

Compensation: DOE, with a tiered raise schedule, including one after you have come out of the 6 month “probation” schedule given to all new employees, and another raise during annual performance reviews to reflect your hard work and time with us. We also offer bonuses through our Cornerstone Awards Program

Requirements: Must be at least 21 years of age, pass pre-employment drug screening, a BCI background check, and attend staff meetings.

EEO Statement: Odyssey House is an equal‐opportunity employer for all persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, physical, mental or educational disability, sexual orientation, and/or status as a veteran.