Position Title

Jail Screening Specialist | 1st Shift | 6am-2:30pm Tuesday - Saturday

Location: Milwaukee | 821 West State Street, Room 417, Milwaukee, WI 53233


Description & Responsibilities

Screening Specialists are responsible for the day-to-day interviewing of all arrestees booked into the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility as well as the creation of a Pretrial Risk Report for all arrestees interviewed.  Information gathered through the pretrial investigation process is entered into the Milwaukee County Pretrial Service Information System and used to create a Pretrial Risk Report used by judicial officials in the bail setting decision.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Behavioral Sciences, or related field;

  • Applied understanding of the criminal justice process, criminogenic risk/needs/ responsivity, and the risk principle preferred;

  • High level of skill on organization and attention to detail as well as an ability to work well independently;

  • High level of computer literacy including data entry, web searching, and word processing;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Fluency in Spanish, verbal and written, preferred;

  • Prior experience working with individuals from diverse economic, racial, and ethnic backgrounds;

  • Pre-employment background check as conducted by the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is required.


  • Conduct pretrial investigations on all arrestees booked into the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility;

  • Verify information received during arrestee interviews through web-enabled databases and collateral verification sources;

  • Calculate pretrial risk using the Public Safety Assessment and create a Pretrial Risk Report by applying the arrestee’s risk score to the Milwaukee County Decision Making Framework;

  • Maintaining accurate and timely records in the MCPSIS that support program compliance with contractual outcomes and obligations;

  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Terms

  • Agreement to abide by and subscribe to the mission, vision and culture of JusticePoint

  • Permanent full-time with benefits

  • Exempt Salaried Position

  • Reports to Shift Supervisor


September 6, 2019

JusticePoint is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer