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Attorney in Dallas, TX

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Mar 20, 2020

Posted on

Feb 10, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 19 to 24 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX, United States
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Juvenile Detention Officer III
The candidate will be responsible to function as a lead Juvenile Detention Officer and assumes divisional responsibility in the absence of the shift supervisor. Provide individual and group counseling to all youths to promote and increase personal awareness of responsibilities and alternatives. Provide critical and sound judgement and decisions during crisis or potentially dangerous situations, conducts crisis intervention counseling, and notifies the supervisor of concerns. Discipline youths by enforcing the rules of the facility, documents behavior and other specific information and forwards to appropriate personnel. Train and evaluate staff and maintains time and attendance records in the absence of a shift supervisor. Transport youths to and from appointments. Serve 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 include room checks and physical searches of youths. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 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, or in a job related field of study. 2 years of work related experience is required. Must have current Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification or obtain within 90 days of hire. Must maintain 40 hours of training yearly. Must be certified as required by applicable standards of the facility/department assigned.

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