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Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency

Offender Processing Assistant (OA), GL-0102-05/06/07

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Washington, Dist of Columbia
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Location Notes:
Washington, DC
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Who May Apply:
US Citizens
Time Limit:
Permanent - No time limit
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Work Schedule:
Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:

  • A FEDERAL CAREER LIKE NO OTHER!!! Are you ready to increase public safety, prevent crimes, reduce recidivism, and support the fair administration of justice in close collaboration with the District of Columbia's community? The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) has an opening for a Offender Processing Assistant to join our dedicated team and gain invaluable experience working in the public interest to support the fair administration of justice.


  • LOCATION: Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA), Community Supervision Services, Offender Processing Unit, Washington, DC.

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill future vacancies for identical positions within the next year.

    All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated in the candidate's work history. If upon review, it is determined that your work history, knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs), narrative responses, and/or supporting documents do not support your answer choices, you may be eliminated or your score may be modified to reflect the final rating based on all of the information provided in your application. Ultimately, CSOSA's Office of Human Resources is responsible for determining an applicant's final rating. Please ensure that your work history, resume, and narrative responses provide enough detail to support your answers to the vacancy questions.

    AGENCY BACKGROUND INFORMATION: If you would like to learn more about the CSOSA, we encourage you to visit our website at

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Meet specialized experience requirements. (See Minimum Federal Qualifications Requirements.) Applicant must be United States Citizen or National. Failure to certify US Citizenship may result in your application not being considered. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation, drug testing, and favorable adjudication. (See Other Significant Facts) Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (See Other Significant Facts)


  • The incumbent is primarily responsible for the administrative and technical duties to support the Community Supervision programs and initiatives that include services such as drug testing, substance abuse counseling, treatment, crisis intervention and violence prevention , etc. Incumbent performs preliminary screening of documents related to offender intake and/or assignment to ensure that all required information is submitted and accurate. Performs intake-processing functions that include fingerprinting and photographing offenders. Updates offenders' personal information into the Supervision Management Automated Record Tracking (SMART) agency database.
  • Prepares and maintains case records in accordance with established guidelines. Receives, screens and prioritizes all incoming correspondence, telephone calls and visitors. Performs face to face intake interviews with offenders, obtaining critical and sensitive information to complete the intake process. Briefs offenders on rules and release following his/her court appearance or release from incarceration.
  • Provides clerical support in preparing, compiling, and processing parole-related documents. Performs office automation work requiring the use of software applications and computer equipment. Prepares correspondence, reports, technical documents, graphs/charts, forms, and other office support materials.

Contact Information:

Ericka Bellamy
(202) 220-5473

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