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Public Safety Criminal Justice Planner

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Public Safety Criminal Justice Planner

Public Safety Criminal Justice Planner


This is a generally non-supervisory position and assists the Public Safety Manager in the development, administration, coordination, and implementation of regional criminal justice, victims’ assistance, juvenile and training programs; Evaluates grant applications; Provides technical assistance to grantees; Assist with the oversight of the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee. Oversees grant planning, materials preparation and disseminates grant guidance to law enforcement and non-law enforcement agencies in the AACOG region, including conducting meetings, coordinating workshops. Completes the annual Strategic Plan and Executive Summary. Reviews and evaluates criminal justice and public safety grant funding applications and determines soundness of requests and compliance with Office of the Governor – Public Safety Office guidelines; Assists with monitoring for compliance with state and federal funding regulations; Provides technical assistance to grantees; Provides assistance in program implementation, grant preparation, and technical assistance to local agencies and organizations within the AACOG region; Assists with the oversight of the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC), Prepares schedule of meetings and materials that help the committee review bylaws and grant applications for regional prioritization; Performs other duties as assigned.

Desired Degree and Experience: Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, public administration, or a related field, plus at least three (3) years of experience in a criminal justice, public safety, or related social service program or agency; Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Other Required Qualifications: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials in the public and private sectors; Extensive knowledge of, and ability to interpret and communicate to others, rules, regulations, and guidelines prepared by state and federal agencies related to criminal justice and public safety programs; Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Familiarity with criminal justice grant requirements and ability to compare and evaluate grant proposals; and knowledge of planning principles in ability to apply planning techniques. Must have valid Texas driver's license or available alternate means of transportation. This position is a Pay Grade 14, with a starting annual salary of $46,040.18. This is an exempt position. Open until filled. Only electronic online applications will be accepted.

AACOG offers a generous benefits package. These benefits can be reviewed at ADVANTAGES of WORKING for AACOG.

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