Juvenile Supervision Officer I

Williamson County
Full Time $44,141 Per year TX 1821 SE Inner Loop, Georgetown, TX 78626, United States
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Overview

Reporting directly to a Juvenile Services Shift Supervisor, responsible for providing direct care and supervision to youth in pre- and post-adjudication facilities. Level I of II in Juvenile Supervision.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

  • Understands, practices, and promotes the vision of Williamson County Juvenile Services
  • Supervises and redirects youth behavior using department trained intervention strategies
  • Makes intentional effort to engage youth while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries
  • Oversees the daily activities of resident to include but not limited to education, physical education, group activities, meals, chores, and visitation
  • Performs duties necessary for the processing of intakes, admissions, and releases and complete all necessary paperwork
  • Completes all necessary daily documentation, including youth behavior and progress reports
  • Maintains a clean and safe working and living environment designated by the facility
  • Readily complies with department, county and Texas Juvenile Justice Department policy and standards
  • Consistently models positive behavior and leadership traits to youth
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance
  • Communicates through the proper chain of command
  • Attends all meetings and trainings as assigned
  • Performs all other special duties as assigned

ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS

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

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)

IRREGULAR HOURS

  • May occasionally serve on-call 
  • Requires flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and/or weekend hours
  • Deemed essential personnel
  • Essential personnel for emergency situations; discretion of department director

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position. This job description is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the job change.

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

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

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 (5) business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown, TX 78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at .  
 
Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).  If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.

 

TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE POLICY

Williamson County is a tobacco free workplace. The use of tobacco products (e.g., cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, chew, etc.) and Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) (e.g., vapor, e-cigarettes, etc.) 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.

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