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Clark County Probation Services Division Manager - District Court in Vancouver, Washington

MISSION AND VISION OF DISTRICT COURTThe mission of Clark County District Court is to serve the people of Clark County by delivering the highest quality of justice services and providing equal access to the court and its programs; and to treat all persons with fairness and respect.The vision of Clark County District Court defines our standards for public service and operations, and the values we are continually refining.QualificationsKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Demonstrated knowledge of, or ability to become skilled at:• Court and justice system environments;• Principles and practices of public sector planning, budgeting, policy-making, leadership, performance measurement and management;• Separation of powers among government branches;• Intergovernmental and inter-organizational relationships;• Principles of team building, personnel management, mentoring, staff education and training, and supervision;• Information, telecommunications, and records management principles and technology;• Customer service, public education, media and public relations concepts and techniques;• Effective case-flow management principles;• Evidence based probation, pretrial and community restitution practices;• Laws, court rules, regulations, and procedures for courts of limited jurisdiction, preferably for Washington State. Demonstrated ability in:• Consensus building, mediating, and resolving complex, controversial, and potentially divisive issues;• Effectively working with judges and other elected officials;• Effective problem-solving;• Interpersonal relations;• Contract negotiating;• Persuasive and patient communication;• Priority setting;• Meeting and group facilitation;• Strategic thinking;• Making critical decisions involving complex issues;• Working collaboratively and building strategic teams;• Effective writing, speaking, and listening• Working with racially, ethnically, and other diverse groups of people;• Supervising and evaluating staff;• Developing, writing, and implementing court policies and procedures;• Commitment to continual training and education. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a closely related field with four or more years of demonstrated experience as a criminal justice manager or administrator. Additional education or experience may substitute for the recruiting requirements. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND/ OR QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain the license within 30 days of employment, or otherwise meet the travel requirements of the position. Successful completion of a Clark County background investigation which includes criminal history (limited to the last 10 years) is required prior to employment. For complete job announcement, application requirements, and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: Grade: M2.823 ($6,192.00 - $8,746.00) per month