Court Home Detention Specialist
Revised: June 2004
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COURT HOME DETENTION SPECIALIST
Under general supervision, performs a variety of work in the screening, selecting and monitoring compliance of
individuals placed into Community Service worker Program, Home Detention, and pre-sentence reports.
REPRESENTATIVE ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Note – This list is intended only to
illustrate the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements does not exclude
them from the position. )
Interview potentially hostile individuals in order to asses potential for entry into Electronic Home Detention or
community Service Worker Programs, taking into consideration such factors as flight risk, victim safety, and
likelihood of compliance and work release.
Conducts random checks of participants, by driving to residences, work or other locations to determine compliance
with program; reports violations to the court with recommendations or handle on site.
Make recommendations to the court regarding individual applicants and program in general, as well as prepare pre-
Provide ongoing liaison with the court and other involved in program.
Prepares all necessary forms and documents needed to carry out responsibilities; prepares and/or updates policies
and procedures as needed.
– Regular attendance is an essential requirement
– Performs related work as assigned and/or required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Entry Requirements)
Modern policies and practices of criminal justice administration.
Office and Court procedures.
Carry out assigned projects independently to completion.
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of persons, often in stressful situations.
Maintain confidential and sensitive information.