Prosecution Support Specialist
Qualities of a Good Prosecution Support Specialist:
A Prosecution Support Specialist in the State Attorney’s Office is responsible for performing routine assignments in support of the various diversion programs offered. A Prosecution Support Specialist must be a detail-oriented individual with good communication, organizational, computer, and analytical skills, along with someone who displays objectivity, commitment, and reliability.
- Interviewing, analyzing, and summarizing citizen complaints through Intake, and referring them to the appropriate diversion program or for attorney review
- Conducting mediation/arbitration hearings on cases referred to programs, as necessary
- Preparing deferred prosecution agreements for the required signatures
- Determining sanctions for defendants accepted into one of the programs
- Examining legal instruments or other documents to assure completeness of information and conformance to pertinent laws, rules, regulations, precedents or office requirements
- Reviewing files after hearings to determine follow-up or disposition status
- Providing required follow-up on cases to ensure successful completion of program requirements
- Collecting and compiling statistical program information
- Assisting in collecting, summarizing and analyzing information on special research projects as directed
- Assisting with other special projects as directed
Minimum Training and Experience:
Graduation with a four-year degree from an accredited college or university. Consideration may be given for work-related experience in the criminal justice system on a year-by-year basis for the required college degree.
If you are interested in a career as a Prosecution Support Specialist with the State Attorney’s Office,please complete the application provided below and email it and your resume to Kimberly Ballance at KimberlyB@coj.net, or send it to:
State Attorney’s Office
Attn: Kimberly Ballance
311 W. Monroe Street
Ed Austin Building
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
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