Thursday, March 8, 2018

Prince Rupert's Victims Services Program on search for New Manager

The City of Prince Rupert is looking for a Manager of the
Victim Services Program in the community

The local program which provides for the delivery of support services for victims of crime, and witnesses, family members and others who have been impacted by crime and trauma is looking for someone to take on the duties of Manager, with the position hosted by the City of Prince Rupert.

A job posting on the City's website outlines the nature of the tasks involved for the Victim Services Program Manger, which is a five year contract position, and has an option for further and continuous renewal.

There is a wide range of Duties, Responsibilities and Skills that are required as part of the program, along with six key elements of the services that are to be provided by the successful applicant.

The six service areas of note include:

Emotional support and follow up support for as long as required

Police requested crisis response

Information on the status of the police investigation and the progress of the case through the court system

Information on how the criminal justice system works and court orientation for witnesses who may be able to testify

Assistance in completing Victim Impact Statements and in completing Crime Victim Assistance compensation forms 

Referral to appropriate social, legal, financial counseling and other services.

The position reports to the Prince Rupert RCMP Operations NCO and operates out of the city's RCMP detachment on Sixth Avenue West.

The program provides a valuable service to the community, taking over the interaction with those who are affected by crime and offering assistance and guidance as to what comes next and where those affected can seek out further help.

Applicants will have to obtain an RCMP Reliability Security Clearance and be willing to work a flexible schedule and be on call for to provide the services when required.

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 23 at 4 PM. Those interested in the program can submit their resumes and application to Prince Rupert City Hall.

A look at the full sheet of specifications for the position can be found below:

More notes related to the work of Emergency Response personnel in the Northwest can be found on our archive page here.

A look at the current and past employment opportunities with the City of Prince Rupert can be reviewed from our Archive here.

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