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Juvenile Residential Officer III

Company name

Dallas County Juvenile Department Letot Center

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

$17.02 - $21.23/ Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Nov 20,2017

Posted on

Jan 29,2017
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Juvenile Residential Officer III Duties: The candidate will functions as a lead Juvenile Residential Officer in providing direct supervision to youths in a 24-hour residential facility and assists in the development and evaluation of residential programs. Provide direct day-to-day supervision to youths in a 24-hour residential facility in a manner that ensures the health, safety and welfare of each youth. Functions as a lead juvenile residential officer and assumes divisional responsibility in the absence of the shift supervisor. Provides individual and group counseling to all youths to promote and increase personal awareness of responsibilities and alternatives. Provides critical and sound judgement and decisions during crisis or potentially dangerous situations, conducts crisis intervention counseling and notifies the supervisor of concerns. Disciplines youths by enforcing the rules of the facility, documents behavior and other specific information and forwards to appropriate personnel. Trains and evaluates staff and maintains time and attendance records in the absence of a shift supervisor. Transports youths to and from appointments. Dispenses required medication in the absence of the nurse or shift supervisor, performs first aid/CPR, and restrains, chases and/or carry unruly youths. Conducts inspections, rounds and drills, which include room checks and physical searches of youths. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have 2 years of pqe.

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An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Criminology, Corrections, Counseling, Law, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, Business Management, Public Administration, or in a job related field of study.

Additional info

Job Ref No: JUV16-80559. Send Resume with cover letter.

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