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Probation Officer I - Cognitive Education Facilitator

Bell County Juvenile Department Killeen ,TX
  • Expired: 28 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Vacancy Announcement                                            

PROBATION OFFICER I                                                                 

Cognitive Education Facilitator                                                            

Posted:  06/05/20                                 

Position, Level, and Annual Salary:                                       

Group 58 Steps 3

$36,180 per year ($17.3276 per hour)

Plus benefits                            

                                                                                               

Position Location:                                                                               Closing Date: 

Bell County Juvenile Services                                                               June 30, 2020

 

Brief Job Description:  Develops and prepares for implementation of Cognitive-Education based programming offered to juveniles and families under the jurisdiction of Bell County Juvenile Services.  Cognitive-Education based programming shall include, but is not limited to substance abuse, teen pregnancy, healthy relationships, aggression management, and positive parenting skills.

 Basic Qualifications:

1.       Master’s degree preferred but not required.

2.       Must have bachelor’s degree conferred by a college or university accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University system;

3.       Must have either:

a.       One year of graduate study in criminology, corrections, counseling in a social work, psychology, sociology or a related field that has been approved by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; or

b.       One-year experience in full-time casework or counseling in a social service, community correctional or juvenile agency that deals with offenders or disadvantaged persons;

4.       Must have a valid driver’s license, proof of adequate liability insurance, and reliable means of transportation.

5.       Must possess physical stamina to handle potential physical outbursts of violent youth. Be able to restrain and handcuff a child who is resisting.

6.       Must have the ability to work with a diverse population.

7.       Must be of good moral character.

8.       No staff member may possess while on duty any firearm, illegal weapons, or chemical agents.

 

How to Apply:

Applicants must submit the following prior to the closing date:

1.       A completed Bell County on-line application, available on the Bell County Website at

https://bellcounty.applicantpool.com/jobs/ must be submitted.

2.       A completed Background Investigation Release Form and Prison Rape Elimination Disclosure form, both of which can be obtained from the Bell County Website at  https://bellcounty.applicantpool.com/jobs/ or the server if an internal applicant.

3.       A copy of applicant’s DD214, if prior military (if applicable).  Applicants discharged from military services under less than honorable conditions will not be considered for employment. (External applicants only).

4.       Failure to follow all required guidelines can result in the applicant not being considered.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Candidates will be evaluated without discrimination for any non-merit reason such as race, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical handicap, age, membership or non-membership in an employee organization.

NOTE: The length of the application/hiring process may vary, depending on the applicant.

 

Company Description
The government of Bell County, Texas exists to promote and sustain a superior quality of life in Central Texas. In partnership with our communities and citizens, we pledge to deliver cost-effective services in a personal, responsive, and innovative manner.

Bell County Juvenile Department

The government of Bell County, Texas exists to promote and sustain a superior quality of life in Central Texas. In partnership with our communities and citizens, we pledge to deliver cost-effective services in a personal, responsive, and innovative manner.

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