Fort Bend County

  • Youth Specialist - Male Only - Juvenile Probation

    Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/18/2018 12:22 PM)
    ID
    2018-3005
    Job Code
    18-131
    # 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.  Male applicants only.    

     

    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.

                                                                                

    Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate

    on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

    origin, or any other reason protected by law.

     

     

    To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at www.fortbendcounty.jobs

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