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Kansas Judicial Branch Court Services Officer I - 26th Judicial District in Liberal, Kansas

EFFECTIVE DATE:                         September 27, 2023


LOCATION OF EMPLOYMENT:   26th Judicial District / Seward County

                                                         Seward County Courthouse

                                                         415 N. Washington, Ste. 103

                                                         Liberal, Kansas 67901


CLASSIFICATION AND GRADE:   Court Services Officer, I

                                                     Grade 36 / Step A


SALARY AND BENEFITS:           Starting Salary: Grade 36 / Step A

                                                     $26.742 hour / $55,623 annual

Judicial Branch Employee Benefits (https://admin.ks.gov/offices/personnel-services/employees) -  https://admin.ks.gov/offices/personnel-services/employees                                                           


Job Duties:  Investigation and preparation of detailed juvenile and adult Pre-Sentence Investigation reports and administering YLS/LSCMI/WRNA risk assessments. Probation supervision of juvenile and adult offenders, assisting clients in understanding and meeting requirements placed on them, and referring clients to appropriate community resources as deemed necessary. Position requires high level of professional work collaborating with community resources, law enforcement, attorneys, and judges.

Required Education and abilities: Position requires a bachelor’s degree with majority of coursework in criminology, sociology, corrections, counseling, psychology, social work or a closely related field.  Applicants must be able to pass a criminal history background check, and possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  Computer knowledge and experience is necessary. 

Additional Desired Qualifications:  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  A working knowledge of the Court and its functions.  


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:   Applications may be submitted online at www.kscourts.org - Careers (https://kscourts.applytojob.com/apply/UWNvQ5IYUu/Court-Services-Officer-I-26th-Judicial-District) or by going to https://kscourts.applytojob.com/apply/UWNvQ5IYUu/Court-Services-Officer-I-26th-Judicial-District 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Applications accepted until filled.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:     If you need additional information please contact - Jean Lamatsch, 26th JD Chief Court Services Officer at jean.lamatsch@kscourts.org

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