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    Collectively, the Offices of Pre-Release and Testing and Post-Release and Supervision are responsible for the full range of PSA's defendant engagement services, including risk assessment, supervision, treatment and compliance monitoring.

    The incumbent of this position serves as the Deputy Assistant Director of either Pre-Release and Testing or Post-Release and Supervision.

    This is a secondary law enforcement position for eligible applicants. (See the Requirement Section)

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    As Supervisory Pretrial Services Officer (Deputy Assistant Director of Pre-Release and Testing or Deputy Assistant Director of Post-Release and Supervision), you will:

    1. Direct daily operations of all defendant engagement and court support functions, including prerelease screening and risk assessment, drug testing specimen collection, defendant supervision and courtroom support for persons awaiting trial in D. C. Superior Court and United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
    2. Develop and implement evidence-based and data-driven approaches to maximizing defendant success, with a specific focus on ensuring compliance with court-ordered conditions of release, maximizing court appearance and minimizing rearrest during the pretrial period.
    3. Manage acquisition projects for the office, including identification of needs, development of requirements, evaluation of purchasing options and management of contracts for services related to defendant supervision.
    4. Ensure the use of appropriate technology within the office by identifying areas for new or revised applications or systems and working with the Office of Information Technology to develop technology solutions for operational programs.
    5. Participate with senior agency leadership in developing goals, objectives and strategic and operating plans, ensuring that they are consistent with PSA goals and with court and other key stakeholder priorities.
    6. Represent senior agency leadership and PSA with internal and external stakeholders, including judicial officers, court personnel, attorneys, law enforcement officers, government partners and community-based service providers.
    7. Manage and direct the evaluation of all office programs to determine effectiveness, ensure strategic alignment and quality of services, and fidelity to policy and established business processes.
    8. Manage through subordinate units a staff of professionals engaged in a variety of criminal justice-related duties, ensuring adherence to affirmative action and all equal employment opportunity requirements. Foster a productive working environment by identifying and providing adequate training and career development opportunities for staff at all levels. Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the labor union(s) representing PSA employees.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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