DUI Evaluator- Full Time

Title: DUI EVALUATOR/ Probation Officer

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Probation and Court Services

Division: Adult

Hours: 37.5 hours/week, must be able to work Saturdays and evenings

Salary: $51,176

Benefits includes an array of County health insurance plans a generous IMRF pension plan

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The responsibilities of this position include:

Interviewing persons arrested for a DUI offense and preparing a written evaluation for the Court identifying substance abuse severity, criminal risk, and public safety risk. In order to complete the evaluation, the DUI Evaluator:

  • Administers and interprets standardized assessment instruments.
  • Investigates and verifies criminal history records and Secretary of State Driving Abstracts.
  • Identify and assess antisocial behavior, mental health issues, motivation, and relapse potential.
  • Identifies behaviors or issues which impact substance use.
  • Recommends services to address substance use; and
  • Other related duties as assigned

Requirements for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences or related field required
  • IAODAPCA, Certified Assessment/Referral Specialist (CARS), CADC, LPC, LCPC, LSW OR LCSW Certification/Licensure.
  • Knowledge of substance abuse evaluations and interventions, criminal risk factors and assessment tools, and correctional intervention strategies.
  • Knowledge of modern social service practice and casework philosophy.
  • Candidates should be comfortable working in a fast-paced office.
  • Experience in interviewing, assessing, and counseling preferred.
  • Bilingual candidates will be preferred.

This position is a part of bargaining unit AFSCME local #3328

Department of Probation & Court Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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