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Juvenile Justice Specialist II

Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs Bartlesville, OK

  • Expired: October 14, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position is located at the Washington Co JSU in Bartlesville, OK.

'This position is a safety sensitive position as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8 (K)(1)(i)(2) due to providing direct child care. Therefore, those applicants testing positive for marijuana will not be hired even when in possession of a valid medical marijuana license.' 

Responsible for carrying a case load in the area of Juvenile Justice; provide services and supervision to youths in custody or on probation and parole status or covered by the provisions of the Interstate Compact on Juveniles.

Responsible for providing individual and group counseling, conducts intake interviews with juvenile offenders and their family members and develops treatment plans.

Prepares reports for court, district attorney offices and parole board. May testify in court as an expert witness.

Computer knowledge needed to keep all records current and to meet all federal and state requirements.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibility for providing services in the areas of rehabilitation of juvenile offenders and protection of the public through clinical and case management activities in the areas of juvenile intake, probation, parole and custodial responsibility for delinquent children and their families. Within an Office of Juvenile Justice facility provides clinical social work services to residents and their families. Employees perform both program delivery and client intervention functions.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of complexity and diversity of the specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned, the expertise required for the completion of the assigned duties and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level II:
At this level of this job family employees provide juvenile services to youth and their families at the full performance level. In addition to differentiated casework activities and development of a treatment plan and provision of services, employees at this level will evaluate residents placed in facilities; monitor provider contracts; conduct foster care studies; act as liaison with community resources; act as client advocate; and develop and maintain expertise in specialized areas of treatment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master™s degree in a behavioral science; or a juris doctorate degree; or a masters degree and one year of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole; or a bachelors degree in a behavioral science and one year of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community-based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole; or a bachelors degree and two years of professional experience in juvenile justice, social work, community based prevention and diversionary youth services programs, guidance and counseling, correctional case management or probation and parole.

NOTE: No substitution of experience for education will be allowed below the bachelors degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Must be able to pass background check and drug screening.

A probation/trial period may be required.

Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job-related travel normally associated with this position, possess a valid Oklahoma drivers license at time of appointment and be willing to work 2 evenings a week.

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Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs

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Bartlesville, OK
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