Commerce Specialist 2

Job Type: 
Office of Crime Victims Advocacy PREA
FLSA Status: 
Saturday, August 24, 2013

This position is responsible for coordination of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) activities and Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) direct service delivery. Specifically, the position is responsible for answering the prison Sexual Assault Support and Referral line and the public OCVA Direct Service line and email during Washington State Department of Commerce business hours. Advocacy and support services are provided for callers on both phone lines and include crisis intervention, assessment of need, support for the caller’s experience, information and referral, and short-term advocacy. PREA activities also include managing grants to local sexual assault programs and working in partnership with other statewide agencies to coordinate training and technical assistance with corrections staff and community based advocates in order to support incarcerated survivors of sexual violence. View the OCVA PREA and Direct Service position.

Salary Level: 
$3,549.00 - $4,653.00 Monthly
·Bachelor’s degree AND Two years’ experience providing crime victims services within a crime victim services program. ·Professional level experience in providing crime victim services and/or administration of services within a crime victims services program may substitute, year-for-year for education requirement. A graduate or advanced degree will substitute for one year of the required experience. ·Ability to maintain confidentiality of information accessed or discussed in performing the work of this position. ·One year of experience interpreting and applying detailed policies and procedures. ·One year experience using word processing software, building and editing spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel, and using the internet for research. ·Ability to work in a team environment and handle multiple priorities.
Contact or More Information: 
If you have questions regarding the duties of this position please call Rick Torrance at 360-725-2905 or
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