• Restitution Specialist

    Job ID
    2018-3279
    Position Type
    Full Time - Regular
    Hiring Pay/Range
    $21.15
    Closing Date
    12/20/18
    Department
    District Attorney
  • Overview

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    Details

    The Larimer County District Attorney's Office is seeking a restitution specialist to join our team and provide administrative and victim assistance duties.   The successful candiate will coordinate, validate, and calculate information regarding crime impact on victims to be utilized for determining restitution owed to crime victims.

     

    About our Office and This Role:

    The Office of the District Attorney is a state office constitutionally established to enforce the criminal laws of the State of Colorado.  As a function of our work prosecuting criminal cases on behalf of the State of Colorado, we are responsible for providing documentation to the court about the amount of restitution - or repayment of financial losses paid by a criminal defendant - owed to a victim in the criminal case. 

     

    Working in this role you could expect to:  

    • Assist in the coordination of the the restitution program, services, and activities of the District Attorney's Office.
    • Collect information from victims, insurance agencies, and businesses to determine amount of restitution to be ordered.
    • Review, verify, and process documents in accordance with departmental procedures, state statutes, and legal forms.
    • Act as a liaison with the Deputy District Attorney concerning input from victims for restitution.
    • Receive and implement changes per the District Attorney's position on restitution policies and state statutes.
    • Initiate, create, and review correspondence to advise clients of status of restitution.

    Our Ideal Candidate possesses the following skills:

    • Understanding of Legal terminology, and proficient in the correct usage of spelling, punctuation and grammar in the English language.
    • Ability to Prepare a variety of legal correspondence and paperwork.
    • Provides professional customer service to clients and the public.
    • Ability to effectively respond to conflict situations and people in conflict.

    To view the complete job description, including all knowledge, skills and abilities for this role, please click here.

    Qualifications:

    • One (1) year of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities required.
    • High School diploma or GED required, supplemented by coursework in business, accounting, or a related field. 

     

    To be considered for this role, in addition to completing the online application, you must write a cover letter addressed to Kate Ashby.  Applications without a cover letter may be considered incomplete and may not be considered.

     

    An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.

     

    All application components must be submitted by 10:00 PM MT on the closing date listed.

    Employee Benefits

    Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits.  

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