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As of Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the following positions are available.

 

JUVENILE SUPERVISION OFFICER

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general equivalency diploma; and must be at least 21 years old; and prefer 1 year experience working in some capacity with juveniles whether incarcerated or in the mental health or educational fields; or equivalent combination of education and experience; and prefer a bachelor’s degree in any field with a preference in the behavioral science fields (criminology, sociology, psychology) or at least 2 years of college in 1 of these fields.

 

SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The juvenile supervision officer reports directly to the shift leader and to the chief juvenile probation officer. The juvenile supervision officer directly supervises detention and residential residents in their day to day programming with an emphasis on safety, security, and behavior control; Regular attendance is required; Supervises residents in program activities such as meals, showers, school, indoor and outdoor recreation and parental visitation; Completes the intake and orientation process of juvenile offenders into the detention center;

Conducts frequent building and cell checks to ensure a safe working environment; Conducts searches as required to control contraband; Restrains violent youths as directed by the shift leader or other detention administrator; Participates in required fire drills as directed by the shift leader; Maintains 80 hours biannually of approved training, including crisis intervention, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation for juvenile supervision officer certification; Performs housekeeping tasks as needed to maintain facility cleanliness; Maintains daily activity logs and reports; Writes detention and residential discipline and/or incident reports as required; Apprises the shift leader of any and all safety or security concerns; Juvenile supervision officer’s duties are primarily performed within the detention and residential facilities; however, a juvenile supervision officer may be required to perform duties outside such as transportation, community service or cleaning details; Performs other duties as assigned. Starting salary is approximately $15.75 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. Please apply at the Brazoria County Human Resources Dept. or applications may be obtained and submitted at this website.

 

 

 

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