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 Bail Commissioner - Hartford, Connecticut, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: State of CT Judicial Branch 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Legal
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: hkwwW2bLx4EAMCyLwc2XQFRYPLukxI / Latpro-3840246 
Date posted: Nov-12-2021
State, Zip: Connecticut, 06106

Description

Bail Commissioner

State of Connecticut Judicial Branch

Statewide

 

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch is seeking a Bail Commissioner to set bail or release clients on non-financial bond; contact police departments within assigned geographical region(s) to determine which locations have cases requiring interviews; may travel to police departments to conduct interviews; obtain arrest reports and domestic violence arrest information from police and may discuss cases with arresting officers to obtain additional information; conduct comprehensive computerized criminal record checks to document prior offenses and criminal histories; meet with arrested persons in lock-up area to document information such as residence, employment, education, family ties to the area, psychiatric, drug and/or alcohol problems, prior convictions, failures to appear etc.; verify information by contacting references and victims; analyze information obtained in interview and determine appropriateness of bail or release by applying weighted criteria; develop, order and monitor release conditions such as substance abuse treatment, electronic monitoring, curfews, etc.; may enter data into various information systems; recommend modifications to conditions in accordance with established policies and report violations to the court; maintain contacts with clients under conditional release to monitor compliance; assess client needs for caseload classification and to determine eligibility for substance abuse or mental health programs and explain programs to clients; explain bail setting process and court procedures to arrested persons; prepare reports and correspondence; maintain records and activity logs; collect urine samples and report test results to court; may conduct home or site visits to monitor clients’ adherence to release conditions; perform related duties as required.

This is a night position.

Salary Range: $63,042 - $81,253 – plus State of Connecticut benefits. New employees begin at the minimum.  The starting salary for existing state employees may be higher than the minimum, in accordance with existing Judicial Branch policy.    

The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch offers its employees a top notch array of health and retirement benefits including but not limited to: paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal leave, group life insurance, 457 Deferred Compensation, voluntary flexible spending account programs, discounted auto and home insurance policies and long and short term disability. 

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

General Experience: A Bachelor’s degree.

Working Conditions: Incumbents may be exposed to some risk of injury from assaultive/abusive persons; may be exposed to communicable diseases.

Special Requirements: Candidates must be able to travel to and from police departments and court locations in a timely manner.

Applications must be received by November 29, 2021.  Applications must be submitted through the on-line application site. Resumes or paper applications will not be accepted.

Careers at the Branch play an essential role for the public and society.  Our meaningful, challenging, and interesting positions have a long-lasting effect that serves to advance justice and ultimately provides for the greater good of all.

Please reference posting number 21-7000-140

AA/EOE


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Requirements

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