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Pretrial Services Officer 1 #10111533, Full -time, TERM in Aztec, New Mexico

Opening Date: 02-11-2020 - Close Date: 02-25-2020

Job Pay Range: HH: $17.407/hr. - $28.287/hr.

Target Pay Range/Rate: HH: $20.67/hr.

The Eleventh Judicial District Court in Aztec, New Mexico is recruiting one Full-time, Term, Pretrial Services Officer 1, position #10111533. This is a state funded TERM position which is part of the statewide pretrial implementation. The position will be supervised and managed by the 11th Judicial District Court in Aztec, New Mexico. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Acting under general supervision, assist with criminal background investigations on persons arrested and charged with criminal offenses prior to adjudication. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background checks. EXAMPLES OF JOB DUTIES: • The Pretrial Services Officer 1 is responsible for implementing release and case management plans and investigations for those charged with criminal offenses. • Supervises a defendant’s compliance with court ordered programs and conditions of release. • Conducts brief intake interviews with newly referred defendants. • Documents each defendant’s needs for community support services. • Contacts references to verify information provided by defendants regarding employment, home, work, and school status. • Provides recommendations for appropriate treatment support and referrals. • Participates in scheduled case staffing. • Monitors defendant’s compliance with court ordered conditions of release and community provider program requirements. • Documents, reports and notifies the court of a defendant’s non-compliance or program violations and recommend appropriate action. • Tracks Pretrial Services referrals at felony arraignments. • Documents and maintains case files that illustrate interactions with defendants, treatment providers, community-based case managers, attorneys, employers and family members. • Attends and participates in meetings with court staff and other treatment providers. • Monitors defendant’s compliance utilizing electronic monitoring technology. • Maintains alcohol and drug screening equipment and supplies. • Performs scheduled and spontaneous site visits to participant’s home, school, work or other locations to monitor program compliance. • May perform as a judicial designee in formulating appropriate recommendations for release, sanctions, and detention. • Other duties as assigned. COMPETENCIES/QUALIFICATIONS: The successful applicant should demonstrate their knowledge of court ordered programs; case management techniques; pre-adjudication supervision procedures and sanctions; rules and statutes governing bond/bail and release from detention; formulating appropriate release plans; treatment, rehabilitation and support programs, options and community providers; sentencing guidelines; governmental court rules, policies and procedures, operations, structure, forms; NM law, civil and criminal procedure; legal terminology; substance abuse and mental health symptomology, counseling and treatment; physical and psychotropic medication; mediation techniques; investigative techniques using governmental investigative resources; drug screening methods and equipment; protocol, interpretation, and technology; and electronic monitoring equipment and technology. WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following functions are representative, but not all-inclusive of the work environment and physical demands an employee may expect to encounter in performing tasks assigned to this job. Work is performed in an office or court setting. A valid driver's license and travel may be required. The assigned work schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime. The employee must regularly interact positively with co-workers, clients, the public, and judges and justices. *This job description is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions performed* BENEFITS: ● Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Programs, employee assistance program (EAP) [] ● State paid life insurance, supplemental and dependent life insurance ● Optional flexible spending accounts for medical, day-care, and travel expenses ● Paid Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave, up to eight (8) weeks ● Ten (10) paid holidays ● Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan ● Lifetime Defined Benefits Retirement Plan [] ● Flexible work schedules and alternative work locations* ● Free health care, Rx, lab work at facility (Stay Well Health Center) in Santa Fe, NM ● Bilingual compensation* ● Training and career development opportunities ● Higher education opportunities and educational leave ● May qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) ● May receive overtime holiday or shift differential pay* ● May receive physical fitness leave* *these benefits vary by job classification or need*


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Criminal Justice, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • Education Substitution: Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Social Sciences or a related field, plus two (2) additional years’ of relevant experience.
  • Experience: One (1) year experience in criminal justice, social services, probation, corrections or a related field.
  • Experience Substitution: None.
  • Other: Must obtain and maintain National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification within six (6) months’ of hire.
TO APPLY: Submit a Judicial Branch Application for Employment, or a Resume with a Resume Supplemental form by fax, email, mail or in person, no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 25, 2020 to:

Application forms:
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Adobe PDF Format

Resume Supplemental Forms:
Microsoft Word Format
Adobe PDF Format

Eleventh Judicial District Court
Human Resources
103 S Oliver Drive
Aztec, New Mexico 87410
Fax: 505-334-7761

Applications may be downloaded from the Judiciary’s website at under Job Opportunities. For more information, contact HR at, at 505-334-7843

Application forms and job description may be picked up or dropped off at: Eleventh Judicial District Court, Aztec 103 S Oliver Drive Or Farmington, New Mexico - 851 Andrea Drive You may also fax or email your application, resume and documentation. Resumes without a completed application, incomplete applications or applications lacking the appropriate required supporting documentation WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.