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Juvenile Detention Officer Ii

Company name

Dallas County Juvenile Medlock Department

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 04,2019

Valid Through

Apr 19,2019

Posted on

Jan 16,2018


USD 20 Daily

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Dallas, TX, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
Family Law >> Family Law
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Juvenile Detention Officer II
Duties: 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.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 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. 1 year of work related experience. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public.

Additional info

Requisition ID: IRC86152

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Dallas County Juvenile Medlock Department
1508-A East Langdon Rd
Dallas, TX 75241

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