Job Details

Juvenile Residential Officer II

Company name

Dallas County Juvenile Department YOUTH VILLAGE

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 17 to 21 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Juvenile Residential Officer II
Duties : Provides direct supervision to youths in a 24-hour residential 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. Serves as back-up to staff and assumes all duties as necessary, i.e., administering medications, transporting youths to appointments, processing intake assessments or discharges, and disciplining youths. Must be physically able to perform “handling with care techniques, including takedowns, chasing and restraining youth” as outlined in the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) requirement. 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

Qualification : Education and experience equivalent to 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. Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Must obtain First Aid/CPR Certification within 90 days of hire. Must be certified as required by applicable standards for the facility/department assigned within six months of employment. Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license, with a good driving record. Must pass an extensive background investigation. Mandatory drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol testing during employment. The employee will also be subject to shift changes.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 003044

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Dallas County Juvenile Department YOUTH VILLAGE
1508 East Langdon Road
Dallas, TX 75241

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