On-call, non-benefited position works as needed. No guarantee of hours.
This position performs duties in supervising the activities of juveniles in a detention/shelter facility. This position is responsible for maintaining order, discipline, safety, and protection of the emotional and physical well being of juvenile clients. This position provides group and individual supervision of juveniles and provides other support services necessary for specific programs. This is an entry-level position.
Essential Job Duties:
+ Oversees juveniles to ensure physical needs are met and that the facility is secure and order is maintained;
+ Provides online supervision of juvenile clients under the supervision of higher classifications;
+ Gives practical advice or guidance to juveniles and keeps other staff informed of such;
+ Documents activities and observations using a computer;
+ Prepares incident reports;
+ Consults with co-workers regarding clients;
+ Instructs, supervises and participates with residents in daily work or recreational activities;
+ Assists other staff in providing and documenting activities;
+ Anticipates hostile behavior of juveniles and resolves conflicts;
+ Reports to shift leader;
+ Assists in crisis intervention;
+ Instructs juveniles on rules and procedures;
+ Checks for illness or injury;
+ Distributes meals, clothing and bedding as needed and assists with other necessities;
+ Provides fill-in coverage due to absence of other staff or additional staffing requirements;
+ Transports juveniles as needed.
Requires regular and consistent availability and attendance.
Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of course work, experience and/or training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position. Bachelor's degree in social services, psychology or a related field OR two years direct experience in the care and management of youth is preferred. At the time of appointment, must possess a valid Oregon driver's license.
Desirable qualifications:Experience in human service setting, which includes or is supported by course work in psychology, social work or a related field. Residential youth care experience. Certification of basic residential child care, workshops or other relevant training.
Work is performed at a juvenile detention shelter facility and requires participating in a work and recreational activities with the clients; must be able to apprehend and restrain hostile youth when necessary. Physical demands may require bending, climbing stairs, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, lifting/carrying up to 60 pounds, pulling, pushing, reaching, running and walking. Some driving may be required.
SCREENING & EVALUATION
Required Application Materials: Applicants will not be considered if they do not have the following materials attached or included with the application. Applicants must submit:
+ Completed Douglas County Employment Application
+ Please read the attached "Driving Record Screening" document and the "Self Assessment of Potential Disqualifiers" document before completing the application.
Selection Process:Screening of applicants based upon minimum qualifications listed above; oral panel interview; extensive background investigation; physical exam and chemical detection screen. Final review by the Juvenile Director or Designee.
Physical Examination:Employment is contingent upon a pre-employment drug screen. Presence of non-prescribed drugs, including marijuana, on drug screen results will result in disqualification pursuant to the County's drug and alcohol policy. To determine if physically qualified to perform essential functions, employment offer is conditional upon satisfactory results of a post-offer medical and hearing exam conducted at county expense.
Position requires occasional driving. Finalist will be required to provide a driving history that meets theDouglas County Driver Policyas part of contingent offer of employment.
Applicants may be disqualified after unsuccessful completion of any phase of evaluation.
To learn more about this position, please review theposition classification.
Questions? Contact Human Resources by e-mail email@example.com ph: (541) 440-4405
Douglas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Douglas County Statement on Equal Employment Opportunity
If you require any special assistance at any point during the application or selection process and would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please e-mail a description of your request to Human Resources.
Douglas County offers a competitive benefit package for employees working in positionsbudgeted to work 30 or more hours per week. The benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, a confidential employee assistance program, deferred compensation account options, and more. Information on county-sponsored benefits can be found athttp://www.co.douglas.or.us/hr/benefits.asp. Vacation and sick leave accrual policies are described inDouglas County Personnel Rule 9. Benefit options and leave accruals may vary if position includes membership in a collective bargaining unit (union).
Douglas County is a PERS employer. After meeting specific pre-defined service criteria, eligible employees join thePublic Employees Retirement System(PERS) for retirement benefits.
Please contact the Human Resources Department with questions regarding the benefits associated with this position.
ph: (541) 440-4405
Douglas County (OR)
1036 SE Douglas Ave.Room 322Roseburg, Oregon, 97470
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