Agency Name Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia

Agency Name
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia
Job Title
Forensic Social Worker/Forensic Professional Counselor
Job Description (including hours
and responsibilities)
Hours: 9am to 5:30pm Division Description: The Office of Rehabilitation and
Development (ORD) provides the social work component of the defense in the
representation of juvenile and/or adult clients. ORD helps staff attorneys and
attorneys practicing under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) develop least
restrictive, individualized sentencing and rehabilitation plans for clients, casebased counseling, case management, and collaboration with juvenile justice
agencies and other parties working with child(ren).
Job Location
Washington, DC
Salary Range
$63,722 to $99,296
Qualification Requirements: A Masters Degree or higher in Social Work,
Counseling, or Psychology with a Social Work or Professional Counselor license
in DC. Four years of post-graduate professional or advanced experience as
social worker/case manager or other comparable experience. Excellent verbal,
written, computer, and communication skills. Spanish-speaking applicants are
highly desired. Other Requirements: Incumbent must have no convictions as
defined in DC Code Section 14.305 (b) (1) (Impeachment by evidence of
conviction of crime). Reliable vehicle as travel is required in and around the DC
Link to application web site (if
Application Contact Name
Elwander Syrkes
(202) 628-1200
[email protected]
Application will be accepted until
(closing date):
September 18, 2015