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ProfileJuvenile Detention Officer II The candidate: Provides direct supervision to youths in a 24-hour detention facility to ensure the health, safety and welfare of each youth is in compliance with departmental policies and procedures and all applicable standards. Provides individual and group counseling to all youths to promote and increase personal awareness of responsibilities and alternatives. Makes critical and sound judgements and decisions during crisis or potentially dangerous situations, only in the absence of the supervisor informs supervisor of problems or situations encountered and actions taken and documents actions. Disciplines youths by enforcing the rules of the facility, documents behavior and other specific information and forwards to appropriate personnel. Restrains, chases andor carries unruly youths. Conducts inspections, rounds and drills which includes room checks and physical searches of youths. Transports youths to and from appointments. Coordinates and provides daily educational and entertaining program activities. Performs other duties as assigned. Should have 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, Education, or in a job related field of study. Must have 1+ year of work related experience. Must be certified as required by applicable standards for the facility department assigned within six months of employment.
Requisition ID: IRC82474
Dallas County Juvenile Detention Department
2600 Lone Star Dr.
Dallas, TX 75212