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Dallas County Dallas, TX (Onsite) Full-Time
Brief Description
Primarily responsible for the supervision of juveniles certified as adults and pending trial who will be housed in the Juvenile Detention Facilities pursuant to further orders of the court or in some instances a certified juvenile may be transferred to an Adult Detention facility by order of the court.

Detailed Description
Provides direct day-to-day supervision to juveniles in a 24-hour detention jail facility in manner that ensures the health, safety and welfare of each youth. Provides intervention techniques to all juveniles to promote and increase personal awareness of responsibilities and alternatives. Provides critical sound judgment and decisions during crisis or potentially dangerous situations, conducts crisis intervention, and notifies the supervisor of concerns. Disciplines juveniles by enforcing the rules of the facility jail, monitors behavior and other specific information and forwards to appropriate personnel. Accurately documents juveniles behavior and activities in observation logs and incident reports. Enters data into AIS adult system as well as coordinating hearings in the adult court, communicates with clerks of the courts, and possibly District Attorney and Public Defenders. 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. May transports juveniles to and from appointments. Conducts routine inspections, rounds and drills, which include room checks and pat down searches of juveniles. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
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. Two (2) years of work related experience. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, departments and the general public. Must be certified as a JSO within 180 days of hire date. Must have current Red Cross First AidCPR certification or obtain within 90 days of hire. Must maintain 40 hours of training yearly. Proficiency in using word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Must be certified as required by applicable standards of the facilitydepartment assigned. 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 andor alcohol testing during employment. The employee will also be subject to shift changes based on the needs of the facility. Position requires working with juveniles who may have committed dangerous aggressive acts should possess a high tolerance for working in an emotionally demandingstressful work environment. An employee may be transferred to another department, shift, location, or facility based on the needs of the Department. Working in a 24-hour facility may make the employee subject to working mandatory overtime or remaining on duty and working all, or a part of, an additional shift ( double shift ). The incumbent is may be considered to be essential personnel subject to being held over or called back to a work location or alternate site at all times. When required, you will be notified by your supervisor. Must pass all portions (physicalwritten) of the Juvenile Academy to continue employment or all standards related to PREA and Ethics for specific positions. Works inside a secured facility with potential exposure to hepatitis, tuberculosis, lice and other diseases. Ability to appropriately apply approved physical restraint technique. May be required to utilize vehicle to transport youths.

Additional Details
An extensive pre-employment background investigation will be conducted on all applicants who have been offered a position with Dallas County. The hiring process involves successful completion of each step. The steps include: Criminal History Review, Traffic Violations Record, Review of Personal History Statement and Documents, Physical Examination, and Background Investigation. Dallas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, National Service Alumni volunteers, and persons with a criminal background are encouraged to apply.

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