Juvenile Supervision Officer

The following job opportunity is offered by an individual county juvenile probation department.  Please use the contact information provided below or contact the local juvenile probation department Do not contact the Texas Juvenile Justice Department or fax resumes to our fax number.

Job ID. Number: 110337
Number of Positions: 25
Close Date: Until Filled
Salary: $14.70 - $15.44/hour
Location: Houston
Contact: Harris County Juvenile Probation Department
1200 Congress, Houston, TX 77002
Fabiola Salas
713-222-4232
Website Address: http://www.harriscountytx.gov/HRRM/technical.aspx
  
Job Description
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 110337 – T

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JOB TITLE: Juvenile Supervision Officer



DEPARTMENT: Juvenile Probation – Residential Services
Department-Wide Locations To Be Discussed



HOURS: 40 Hours Per Week – Includes Nights, Weekends and Shifts


SALARY: $14.70 - $15.44 Per Hour

Commensurate with Education

Based on 26 Pay Periods



EDUCATION: Sixty (60) hours of college is required; BA/BS degree in behavioral sciences is preferred.



EXPERIENCE: Experience working with children is preferred.



JOB SKILLS: The successful candidate must be 21 years of age and possess a valid drivers’ license (upon request, may be required to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B). The ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms is preferred.



JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for the direct supervision of residents, activities in all areas of therapeutic programming, and all daily activities to include, but not limited to education, recreational, group activities, hygiene, meals, visitation, life skills, and spiritual services in a secured/non-secured residential facility. Responsible for the welfare, safety and security of the residents. Completes reports, daily logs at random intervals not to exceed the allotted time when documenting resident behavior and progress. Effectively completes the National School Lunch checks as required on the sheets during meals that are provided to residents by the supervising Juvenile Supervision Officer. Maintains structured and clean work areas in the entire facility especially in the units, dorms, rooms, classrooms, recreation areas and hallways etc. Communicates noteworthy information to unit and shift supervisors, casework staff, and the administration. Operates departmental vehicles for the safe transport of juveniles as needed. Complies with the departments Mandatory Stay Over (MSO) policy when administration determines that the safety and security of the juveniles necessitates for staff members to work additional hours. Works scheduled hours according to assigned shift. Adheres to all departmental policies and procedures, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) standards; federal, state, and local statutes at all times. Position requires working with dangerous/aggressive youths; should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demanding/stressful work environment. All New Employees Are Required To Undergo and Pass A Physical Examination Administered By The Detention Center Staff Physician And Also Present Evidence Of TB Skin Test Prior To Employment. Essential physical demands include lifting, pushing, pulling 20 to 50 lbs. of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time) and 10 to 25 lbs. of force frequently (from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to move objects.



TRANSCRIPTS OR COPY OF COLLEGE DEGREE AWARDED IS REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION.



EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON PASSING A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

HARRIS COUNTY HAS AN EMPLOYMENT AT WILL POLICY.

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

APPLY AT: Click here for instructions.


UPON RECEIVING A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT, ALL APPLICANTS ARE SCREENED FOR THE PRESENCE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS.