This job opening is for an hourly, part-time, grant-funded position. The hours for this position are variable and will be held on evening and weekends. You may be able to maintain full-time employment elsewhere while working in this part-time capacity. At your supervisor's discretion, you may work up to 28 hours per week. This position is not eligible for health benefits. The work location for this position is the Public Safety Building located at 475 South 300 East, SLC, UT 84111.
Consistent with City policy, this is a part-time position. As such, during the entire duration of your potential employment, you would be an "at-will" employee. "At will" employment means that the City may discharge you at any tiem for any or no reason and, similiarly, you may resign your employmetn with the City at any time for any or no reason.
Additionally, as noted above, this position is funded by a grant. Meaning the your employment would end by no later than the grant end date. If additional grant funding is secured, your employment may be extended beyond the original grant end date. However, you would remain an "at will" employee even if your employment is extended beyond the original grant end date.
As part of the Domestic Violence Unit within the Salt Lake City Police Department (SLCPD), Victim Advocates assist victims of violent crimes and domestic violence by providing information and making appropriate referrals, assisting victims in court processes, and providing on-scene support. Incumbents will also provide crisis intervention services and will liaison with law enforcement, prosecutors, and other agencies to assist victims in all crime categories. The Victim Advocate will also provide training and education to a variety of community groups and individuals.
This position requires a high-degree of independent judgment, decision-making, and an exceptional ability to work with, and effectively communicate with, diverse populations in difficult situations.