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Youth Engagement Specialist:Juvenile Supervision Officer I

at Williamson County

Pay: $16.41 to $17.56/hour
Salary : $16.41 - $17.56 Hourly
Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2502099
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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Youth Engagement Specialist:Juvenile Supervision Officer I
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$16.41 - $17.56 Hourly
Job Type:Full-Time
Location: Georgetown: 200 Wilco Way, Texas
Department:Juvenile Services
 
Reporting directly to a Juvenile Services Shift Supervisor, responsible for providing direct care supervision to youth in pre- and post-adjudication facilities using trauma-informed practices. Level I of II in Juvenile Supervision.
 EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
  • Supervises and redirects youth behavior using appropriate trauma-focused interventions when necessary
  • Oversees the daily activities of residents (i.e. education, physical education, group activities, hygiene, housekeeping chores, meals, visitations, etc.)
  • Conducts and/or coordinates social casework activities
  • Performs intake, admission, and release of residents and completes all necessary paperwork
  • Completes all daily documentation reports, including youth behavior and progress reports
  • Operates departmental and personal vehicles to transport residents as needed
  • Maintains a clean and safe living environment in designated facility
  • Performs special duties as assigned

ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports directly to – Juvenile Services Shift Supervisor
  • Direct Reports – No

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Be at least 21 years of age per Texas Administrative Code Section 344.200
  • Not have a disqualifying criminal history as defined in Texas Administrative Code Chapter 344
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATION

Required within thirty (30) days of employment
  • Valid driver's license
Required within six (6) months of employment
  • Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) Juvenile Supervision Officer certification
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification
  • First aid certification
  • Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification
  • Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) trained
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • One (1) year of experience working with youth (i.e.  teaching, counseling, coaching, mentoring, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Position involves performing non-violent physical restraint
  • Position involves operating motor vehicles
  • Position involves using mechanical restraint devices (handcuffs and leg shackles)
  • Position involves prolonged standing, sitting, walking, reaching, twisting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, and squatting
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS 
  • Maximum security facility behind locked doors
  • Continuous contact with youth accused of or adjudicated for various crimes
  • Work is primarily conducted indoors in air-conditioned building
  • May be required to perform some work outdoors in inclement weather (heat, cold, wet conditions)
TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE POLICY
  • Williamson County is a tobacco free workplace. The use of tobacco and non-tobacco products such as vapor, e-cigarettes and the use of chewing tobacco or like products is prohibited on all Williamson
  • County premises. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
EMPLOYMENT TESTING
Employment is contingent on passing any post-offer pre-employment screening as listed below:
  • Criminal background check: Yes
  • Motor Vehicle Record check: Yes
  • Drug screening: Yes
  • Physical exam: Yes
  • Psychological exam: No
  • Additional: Child Abuse Registry check

 SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
A Williamson County online application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be received before the position is closed. Positions are open until filled, subject to close at any time after five business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 100 Wilco Way, Suite HR101, Georgetown, TX  78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at www.wilco.org
 
Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.