Presentence Investigative Writer for Hocking County Common Pleas Court
Part-time Position Hours 20 hours a week.
Start Date January 2020
In this position, you will be dealing directly with felony criminal offenders, their victims, families, friends, and employers. Your responsibilities will involve conducting fact-finding interviews and investigations of an offender's background, recording those facts in a pre-sentence report, and submitting this report to the court for proper sentencing of the offender. These reports must be comprehensive and accurate in every detail because of their potential bearing on an offender's sentence. You will work closely with the courts and your recommendations will have a direct impact on the offender's life and family. This position may require you to travel within a geographic area of the state and work irregular schedules.
Attend court proceedings to hear sentencing disposition and contact individuals who have pleaded guilty
Conduct personal interviews with offenders and make collateral contacts with family members, neighbors, law enforcement personnel, attorneys, witnesses, and victims
Gather and evaluate police, probation and parole, military, and restitution reports, prosecutors information, subpoenas, and psychological evaluations
Screen information, review notes, and evaluate data for validity and to eliminate unsubstantiated, inflammatory, or prejudicial data
Compile information collected and write a report detailing all facets of the investigation
Make a recommendation concerning disposition of the case and outline plans for treatment and rehabilitation available to the court.
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