Fort Bend County

Youth Specialist - Male Only - Juvenile Probation

US-TX-Richmond
1 month ago(12/20/2017 3:52 PM)
ID
2017-2911
Job Code
17-335
# of Openings
1
Min Start Salary
USD $1,228.80/Bi.
Category
Civilian Services
Max Start Salary
USD $1,413.60/Bi.

Overview

Serves as a role model for rational decision making while also maintaining safety and security.

Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

Responsibilities

Supervises and monitors youth during recreation; youth movement to and from class and throughout the campus and during learning activities on and off campus.  Ensures safety requirements and expectations.  Processes new youth arrivals as needed.  Conducts conference with youths’ parents, site supervisors and the treatment team.  Conducts psychoeducational groups using a leadership style that promotes youth participation.  Attends all staff meetings and conferences as required.  Appropriately manages aggressive student behavior including restraining individuals as needed.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 

 

Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED.  Experience working with at-risk adolescents.  One year job related experience working in a treatment oriented, behavior modification or adolescent/juvenile program is preferred.  Strong interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills.  Must be 21 years of age; CPR-First Aid Certification, valid Texas Driver’s License, eligible to be certified as a Juvenile Supervision Officer.    

 

SALARY RANGE:  Civilian Services Grade 7, $1,228.80 - $1,413.60 biweekly based on qualifications

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position

 

For certain positions requiring certification, state standards shall disqualify an applicant if their criminal history reveals:

 

1) A felony conviction against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 10 years; a deferred adjudication for a felony against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 10 years or current felony probation or parole; or

 

2) A jailable misdemeanor conviction against the laws of this state, another state or the United States within the past 5 years; a deferred adjudication for a jailable misdemeanor against the laws of this state, another state, or the United States within the past 5 years or current misdemeanor probation or parole.

 

 

                                          All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

                                                                             

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