Public Admin/Criminal Justice/Legal


Community Legal Center, a 20-year-old non-profit, has an opening for an Executive Director.This person is responsible for managing an agency with four distinct legal service programs and a staff of eight. Licensed attorney preferred.  Interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to barristermj@aol.com by 7-1-15.  These documents should address your experience in non-profit management, development, communication, financial management, the practice of law, volunteer coordination and grant management.

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Job Title:Legal Assistant (Office Automation)

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the Office of the U.S. Attorneys

Job Announcement Number:15-TNW-1307454-DE

SALARY RANGE:

$31,944.00 to $51,437.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, January 22, 2015 to Wednesday, January 28, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0986-05/07

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

07

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Memphis, TN View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All U.S. Citizens and Nationals

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust – Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

The Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #5 out of 19 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #55 out of 315 agency subcomponents in a study, “The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2014 Ratings” published by the Partnership for Public Service. See www.bestplacestowork.org

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

To view the entire announcement, including instructions on how to apply, click on tabs above.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Intermittent

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.

DUTIES:

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At the full performance level, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services.  If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed. Duties include:

– examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels;
– providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation;
– assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents;
– assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository;
– maintaining calendar of assigned active cases;
– tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews;
– arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations; and
– producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications.

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

 

Details and how to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/392110500

 

Attorney – Memphis Area Legal Services

STAFF ATTORNEY

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. seeks staff attorney to provide legal representation and advice to eligible clients in civil legal matters including housing, family, consumer, health and benefits.  Licensed in TN preferred.  Salary D.O. E. w/excellent benefits, including 401(k).  Submit letter of interest, salary expectation, resume, writing sample, and three professional references to jperry@malsi.org. E.O.E.

Position Open Until Filled

The Dallas Police Department will be recruiting in the Memphis, TN area the week of May 19-23, 2014.

The Dallas Police Department  is  hiring 200 new police officers in 2014.  To hire and train that many officers and not compromise our quality, we search the country to locate and attract the finest candidates possible.  We will be conducting interviews at the following locations: NSA Mid-South 5700 Attu, Millington, TN from 10 AM-2 PM May 21, 2014. Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. Memphis, TN from 8 AM-7 PM May 22, 2014.

DALLAS POLICE OFFICER TESTING PROCESS

 

The Dallas Police Department would like to thank you for your interest.  We are pleased that you are considering our department for a possible career in law enforcement.  Please review the following minimum qualifications and general testing information.

 

Recruiters are available to answer your questions Monday – Friday 8AM to 5PM at:

 

Dallas Police Department

Jack Evans Police Headquarters

Personnel and Development Division

1400 South Lamar Street, Second Floor, Room 2-E

Senior Corporal R. Milbern (214) 671-4426 or (214) 671-4409

(800) 527-2948

Website www.dallaspolice.net

Email: raymond.milbern@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • United States Citizen.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 21-44 years of age (45 hours from an accredited college – minimum 2.0 GPA)
  • 19½ years of age (60 hours from an accredited college – minimum 2.0 GPA)
  • Can have Three (3) years active duty with an honorable discharge or three (3) years Law Enforcement with a city, county or state law enforcement agency waives all college credit requirements.
  • Must not have committed a “Class A” misdemeanor or “Felony“.
  • Must not have committed or been convicted of a “Class B” misdemeanor within last 10 years.
  • Vision: No worse than 20/100 in either eye, correctable to 20/20 in both eyes
  • No pending traffic citations or court cases.
  • Must not have been convicted of three (3) or more hazardous traffic violations in the last twenty-four (24) months. (Does not include “Driver’s Safety Course” or 1 Completed Deferred Adjudication)

Documents Required

1.    Valid Driver’s License
2.    Social Security Card
3.    (2) Official College Transcripts, if applicable
4.    Birth Certificate (original or certified copy)
5.    High School Transcript (certified or official) or GED
6.    Marriage License (copy)
7.    Divorce Decree (copy)
8.    DD214 – Member 4 page, if applicable (copy)
9.    City of Dallas Employment Application                                                      

(Can be accessed and completed on-line from the Dallas Police Department’s website)
10.  Personal History Statement                                                                                      

(Can be downloaded from the Dallas Police Department’s website)

 

Applicants MUST have all applicable documents prior to testing.

The application/testing process consists of two phases. You must successfully complete Phase I in order to proceed to Phase II.

APPROPRIATE DRESS ATTIRE IS REQUIRED THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS

PHASE I
Preliminary InterviewIn person interview and questionnaire.  Completion of all required documentation.

Civil Service Test: Test consists of basic reading, writing and math comprehension. The application for the Civil Service Test must be completed online.

Pre-Polygraph Examination:  Screening tool that allows the applicant to answer (in his/her own words) questions regarding: employment history; criminal behavior; drug usage; as well as other areas which will be covered in the polygraph examination.  You will take two pre-polygraph exams. (Paper and Computer)

Physical Fitness Test: (Appropriate Athletic Wear Required)

  • Vertical Jump (6.5 inches)
  • Bench Press (56% of your body weight)
  • Illinois Shuttle Run (24.9 seconds)
  • Sit-ups (14 in 1 minute)
  • 300 Meter Run (110 seconds)
  • Push-ups (4 in 1 minute)
  • 1.5 Mile Run (19.09 minutes)

Polygraph Examination

Applicant Interview Board: (Appropriate Business Attire Required and clean shaven). Structured interview conducted by three (3) members of the Dallas Police Department.

PHASE II

Background Investigation

Psychological Examination

Medical Examination

 

 

 

Monthly Testing

OUT OF TOWN APPLICANTS WISHING TO TEST SHOULD CONTACT A RECRUITER BEFORE MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Applicants may complete “PHASE I” testing over a four (4) day period (Thursday – Sunday)

To register for the civil service exam

  1. Under the Monthly Testing section of the DallasPolice.Net website, click on the City of Dallas On Line hyperlink, that will take you to the City of Dallas Website.
  2. Scroll down on that webpage and click on the Police Officer Trainee hyperlink.
  3. That will take you to the application page.  Follow the instructions to complete the application.
  4. Print out and retain a copy of your completed application.

Mail or deliver in person, a sealed official college transcript to:

City of Dallas Civil Service Office
Dallas City Hall
1500 Marilla Street
Room 1-C South
Dallas, Texas 75201

Your completed Civil Service Application and submitted documents will be reviewed by a Civil Service Representative

Subsequent to this review you will be notified of your Civil Service test date and time

****You must contact a recruiter prior to taking the Civil Service Exam. ***

 

PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT
Print out and complete the Personal History Statement.  Answer all questions that are applicable to you.  You will be disqualified if you omit any information that applies to you. Do NOT notarize the document prior to testing. The Dallas Police Department will take a picture of you. No need to provide one.

 

COMPLETED PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED IN PERSON.  DO NOT FAX OR MAIL.

 

 

ACADEMY /FIELD TRAINING

35 Week paid academy training

24 weeks of field training.

 

SALARY/BENEFITS

$46,541.00 – with a bachelor degree or higher

$42,941.00 – without a degree

 

Intermediate officer pay – $200.00 per month

Master Peace officer Pay – $500.00 per month

Deferred Compensation plans – 401K or 457

Health Care, Vision, and Dental plans

Shift Differential Pay:

3.5% – 3rd and 4th Watch

6.5% – 1st Watch

Patrol $100.00

Language Pay

Retirement after 20 years

 

***The Dallas Police Department does NOT have a lateral transfer program***

 

Next Onsite Testing Dates

June 18-21

July 23-26

August 20-23

September 17-20

 

CONTACT A RECRUITER BEFORE TESTING DATE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Project Coordinator

Reports to:  Executive Director of Memphis Shelby Crime Commission

OVERVIEW

Memphis Shelby Crime Commission is a nonprofit agency that spearheads Operation: Safe Community (OSC), a public safety plan to reduce crime in Memphis and Shelby County, The public safety plan has 26 strategies and 62 action items that engage 100 partners representing local and state government, nonprofits, the private sector and faith based agencies. MSCC is a pillar agency of Memphis Fast Forward and has a distinguished board of directors composed of public and private sector representatives. The board oversees the public safety plan and works to make Memphis and Shelby County a safer place to live.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Project Coordinator supports the executive director in the development, refinement and implementation of OSC crime strategies. The position is an integral member of the MSCC team responsible for coaching partners on how to achieve short and long term outcomes to reduce or prevent crime. The Project Coordinator in collaboration with law enforcement, government, private sector and community based agencies utilizes data- driven decision management to reach full implementation. The Project Coordinator is the lead staff for the Department of Justice Forum on Youth Violence activities and works with the executive director to ensure these efforts are aligned with OSC plan and board priorities.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Serves as primary liaison and implementer for all projects generated through the Department of Justice Forum on Youth Violence including attending national meetings/conferences, producing monthly reports, and coordination of peer city visits or special local meetings hosted by the Forum.

·         Assists the executive director in fundraising  and drafts project proposals,  grants and RFP’s,

·         Prepares partner meeting  summary  and materials for core teams

·         Tracks the progress and quality of work being performed by partners using project scheduling and control tools; and produces agency quarterly reports

·         Effectively and accurately communicates relevant project information to the partners and project team

·         Represents the agency at selected events or meetings

·         Coaches community based agencies on how to utilize data to reach desired outcomes

·         Supports agency marketing efforts through scheduling of media interviews, providing information to external clients and updating the website.

·         Keeps the executive director informed on a regular basis about project status and issues that may impact donor, board or partner relations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         BA degree required. Masters in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Marketing or Public/Business Administration is a plus.

·         Track record of working with teams and multisector stakeholders to achieve results

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Three years of demonstrated experience working with a comprehensive planning or community initiative that engages private or governmental leaders.

·         Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

·         Must have reliable transportation daily to travel within the city and to travel within the state and out-of-state on occasion.

·         Performs other duties as delegated.

Salary Range: $55,000-$60,000 plus standard benefits.

Please send a cover letter and resume to: YFleming@memphiscrime.org  no later than March 26.

 

 

POSITION: GRANTS ADMINISTRATION SPECIALIST – (1 Opening)

Annual Salary: $36,186.54 – $57,283.20; Bi-weekly: $1,391.79 – $2,203.20; Parks & Neighborhoods/Administration J.O. #13-058

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of the Deputy Director to develop and manage grant funding opportunities for the Parks and Neighborhoods Division. Researches new available grant funding opportunities. Determines feasibility of developing programs to supplement local annual budget allocations. Coordinates application process to enhance opportunity for funding. Monitors on-going grant projects and prepares reports of grant activity status. Ensures compliance with grant requirements through communicating with funders, auditors and the Office of Contract Compliance. Analyzes trends in allocation of funds and audits data collected to ensure accuracy. Coordinates operations with Parks and Neighborhoods’
Office of Business Affairs throughout annual budgeting process. Reports on progress of grant projects and responds to general questions regarding funding opportunities and requirements.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:  Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer and telephone.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment. Some travel to meetings across the City and periodically outside the City of Memphis is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, Public Relations or Journalism, or any closely related field and three (3) years’ experience writing, editing, and managing grants; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.

Proven effectiveness in internet-based and market research strongly preferred. Educational experience and proven track record of successful federal grant procurement is preferred.

(PROOF OF EDUCATION REQUIRED)

Porter-Leath – Jobs


Case Aide – Memphis, TN

Open Date: Mar. 05, 2013
Close Date: Mar. 12, 2013
DESCRIPTION The Case Aide/Residential Monitor will be responsible for providing assistance and support, including transportation services, to the clients and families in the Sarah’s Place Residential Services.

QUALIFICATIONS

*Requires a high school diploma or a G.E.D. *Requires a minimum of one year working with at risk youth in state custody; experience with juvenile justice, detention, or corrective environment. *Safe driving skills; knowledge of Shelby County roads to efficiently plan routes to and from appointments; ability to use a map to travel to and from a location. *Ability to exhibit initiative in reporting concerns to Supervisor. *Ability to work a heavy workload, under pressure of conflicting deadlines and competing needs. *Ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues while maintaining confidentiality and objectivity. *Record keeping skills to maintain legible, accurate, up-to-date files so that information is readily researched and retrieved. *Ability to work as a team player to interact and assist all employees as necessary. *Effective oral and written communication skills. *Organizational skills to determine workload priorities. *Ability to recognize and appropriately respond to the cultural differences among the clients served. *Possess the ability to forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families, conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change, ability to work in partnership with other team members, the ability set limits and maintain the helping role of the employee and the ability to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the persons served and their families. Special Conditions: Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Must maintain current vehicle inspection, registration, and auto insurance.

Mail Courier/General Labor – Memphis, TN

Open Date: Mar. 05, 2013
Close Date: Mar. 12, 2013

 

DESCRIPTION

The Mail Courier/General Labor provides support to each work site to include, but not limited to, pick up and carry mail/packages/other items between Porter Leath offices and all work sites (or to other businesses); operate telephone switchboard to support Receptionist on a daily basis; assist with day-to-day basic repairs and maintenance.

QUALIFICATIONS

*High School Diploma or G.E.D. * One year of prior experience within a courier or driver position and a record of safe driving skills. *Valid Driver’s License & good driving history. * Knowledge of basic maintenance functions and techniques. *Ability to multitask in a busy environment. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment consisting of a heavy workload and competing needs. *Effective oral & written communication skills; ability to maintain accurate information. *Ability to work with minimal supervision and ability to effectively manage workload with planning. *Organizational & record keeping skills to maintain route schedules/Maintenance logs/Project Lists efficiently so that information is easily obtained.

Residential Monitor – Memphis, TN

Open Date: Mar. 05, 2013
Close Date: Mar. 12, 2013
DESCRIPTION

The RS Monitor will have the responsibilities of being the direct caregiver for client’s and assist clients with basic needs while being a positive adult role model, actively supervising clients and assuring completion of assigned duties/chores, assist with client activities in the building and in community, maintaining key control, communicating problematic situations to supervisors, assist with dispensing medications, and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

* High School Diploma or G.E.D. * Requires a minimum of one year of experience working with at risk youth. * Able to set limits and maintain the positive role and the ability to intervene appropriately to meet the needs of the client’s served. *Ability to exhibit initiative in reporting concerns/issues to the Site Manager. * Possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record. *Record keeping skills to maintain legible, accurate, up-to-date maintenance logs so that information is readily researched and retrieved. * Effective oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse groups of people. * Ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues while maintaining confidentiality and objectivity. * Organizational skills to work with minimal supervision and to determine workload priorities in order to balance a heavy workload.

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