State Of Georgia Gainesville , GA 30501
Posted 5 days ago
Positively impact the lives of youth in the care of the Department of Juvenile Justice through the collaborative creation and maintenance of a safe, therapeutic, and educational environment in facilities. Provide support, guidance, and structure for our detained youth by modeling, encouraging, and reinforcing pro-social behaviors to include patience, empathy, cooperation, professionalism, and respect. Supervises, guides and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Assists shift supervisor with administration of the facility.
JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES:
Assumes responsibility for the custody, security, and care of youth through adherence to policies and standard operating procedures governing the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
Ensures the provision of direct support, guidance, and structure for detained youth with an emphasis on safety, personal conduct, care, and rehabilitation
Completes administrative paperwork, preparation and maintenance of records, forms, and report
Inspects, inventories, and maintains control of various security equipment and technology to successfully support the safety and well-being of juveniles served in facilities.
Maintains order and discipline by intervening with youth through active supervision and controlling inappropriate youth behavior to maintain a safe and secure environment. Provides support in training, selecting, and orienting subordinate correctional security staff.
Reads and reviews youth information to identify issues that require special attention. Oversees officer activities and performance to ensure that the custody, security, and welfare of youth is maintained.
Position may serve as the Shift Supervisor in the absence of the Lieutenant.
High school diploma or GED AND current and valid Georgia P.OS.T. certification AND 6 months of experience at the lower-level Juvenile Correctional Officer 2 (PSP221) AND successful completion of Leadership Core Basic Level 1 thru 3.
Must have valid Driver License.
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
Current and valid certification as a Juvenile Correctional Officer by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council
One or more years of experience in a Juvenile Justice environment
Completion of one or more years of college
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THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.
THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE
PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR
CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.
DJJ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
High school diploma or GED AND current and valid Georgia P.OS.T. certification AND 6 months of experience at the lower level Juvenile Correctional Officer 2 (PSP221) AND successful completion of Leadership Core Basic Level 1 thru 3. Must have valid Driver License.
Agency Logo: Requisition ID: LAW087P
Number of Openings: 1
Advertised Salary: $46,027.00
Shift: Day Job
Posting End Date: Dec 2, 2022
State Of Georgia