The Wahkiakum County Eagle Classifieds

November 29, 2023


The job of Victim Witness Coordinator supports criminal prosecution in Wahkiakum County by helping people who will be witnesses in court, and especially victims of crime, through the legal process. The Coordinator will schedule interviews and testimony, help victims advocate for themselves throughout the legal process, support witnesses through interviews with the prosecution and the defense, help victims obtain restraining orders when appropriate and restitution where possible, and offer state-mandated services such as referrals to support and assistance. The Coordinator acts as an interface between prosecutors and victims or witnesses and will support victims throughout their involvement in the justice system. The job entails administrative support and some paralegal-type duties, such as coordination of witnesses for trial and the collection of case-management statistics. Non union full time grant funded position, $18 per hour, plus full insurance and retirement benefits. Minimum Qualifications: 1. A.A. degree or experience in legal, social work, or other related field, or, experience as a prosecution or community based victim advocate or closely related field. 2. Knowledge of the criminal justice system, legal protocol and court rules. 3. Empathy for those suffering from contemporary social issues, such as domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and elder abuse. 4. Experience in computer use with office applications, including Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint. For a complete job description, please contact the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Submit resume and references to Wahkiakum County Prosecuting Attorney, ATTN: Dan Bigelow, PO Box 397, Cathlamet, WA 98612, or email to Wahkiakum County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. November 30, 2023.

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Ad ID: 4715   |   Posted: 11/15/2023

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