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Job Posting ID
Sep 16, 2016
Employer Posting No
Apr 24, 2017
Job Site Address
AUSTIN, Texas 78754
Program Specialist II: Program Specialist II: Provides supervision and case management services to sexually violent predators that have been Civilly Committed to a sex offender treatment program under the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 841. Conducts monitoring and surveillance on clients through global positioning satellite tracking and/or electronic monitoring. Coordinates services for clients that have been civilly committed and enforces all conditions and terms of the civil commitment. Provides comprehensive coordination and dissemination of information concerning the functions of the program to public entities. Coordinates with multiple agencies regarding the treatment and supervision of clients. Continuously researches and develops resources to meet the client needs. Work is performed with limited supervision with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. May be housed in a facility. Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions
Essential Job Functions: Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
(80%) Conduct interviews with clients that have been committed to the sexually violent predator treatment program, and ensures compliance with all court commitment orders. Prepares affidavits and reports as required, investigates violations of the order of commitment and takes appropriate action for non-compliance. Coordinates and communicates with law enforcement taskforces during the execution of a warrant and apprehension of a sexually violent predator. Monitors the adjudication of alleged violations through the judicial process. Prepares legal documents and other reports for judges, attorneys and the court system. Communicates and coordinates with the prosecution unit and monitors pending civil commitment trials and providing testimony when required. Provides judicial recommendations regarding civil commitment status. Completes required documentation within specific time frames. Installs and provides monitoring and surveillance on clients tracked by Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) Systems. Audits and investigates client’s locations compared to GPS tracking. Orders and ensures GPS equipment inventory is accurate. Collaborates with other professionals involved with the client. Coordinates interagency case management. Conducts face to face field visits to client's location, including home residence. Communicates and coordinates with multiple agencies. Documents all contacts with clients or collateral contacts related to the client utilizing a database, and all pertinent facts and events concerning the client. Documents referrals, correspondence, and any and all other pertinent information. Assists clients with referrals, including sex offender treatment and medical or mental health treatment. Coordinates and/or provides transportation of sexually violent predators. Coordinates substance abuse testing and investigates results. Assists in the training of contractors that provide services to civilly committed clients. Conducts investigations on residence plans and coordinates schedule activities for clients. Performs as liaison for the civil commitment program. Must respond to emergency situation and/or alerts at all times. Assists in interpreting state statutes, rules and regulations. Assists in composing policy and procedure, and rule revision regarding the civil commitment program. Disseminates public informatio https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=334128 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.</P>
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