May 24, 2017

Community Job Posting: Domestic Violence Firearm Surrender Coordinator (Paralegal) – Seattle City Attorney’s Office


Category: Employment

“The Domestic Violence Firearm Surrender Coordinator is a new position created to ensure judges and commissioners have comprehensive information when making decisions regarding domestic violence protection orders, particularly the surrender of firearms. The Coordinator  oversees the daily operations of the Calendar for Civil Protection Order cases in King County Superior Court; assists the ex parte commissioners and judges presiding over civil domestic violence hearings by gathering information, coordinating directly with law enforcement and prosecutors when enforcement is needed, coordinating with the clerk’s office to ensure sufficiently detailed information is entered into court records, coordinating with the domestic violence advocates, coordinating with the State’s Department of Licensing and law enforcement agencies regarding orders to surrender concealed pistol licenses, and coordinating with  families and survivors regarding respondents’ requests for return of firearms, as well as seeing that other best practices are utilized to help reduce risk of further violence in civil domestic violence cases.”

To see the full job description go here and search “Domestic Violence Firearm Surrender Coordinator”.