Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Acts as the lead staff member in custodial units and may, on assignment, supervise special projects or programs affiliated with Juvenile Hall or alternative to custody programs.
- Observe, assist, admit and release juveniles in accordance with prescribed procedures.
- Orients juveniles to the routines, procedures, and rules of Juvenile Hall.
- Supervises personal hygiene, table habits, care of clothing and living areas.
- Teaches work skills and games and assists in planning and supervising recreational and leisure time.
- Supervises and participates in housekeeping, maintenance and grounds activities with juveniles.
- Observes and supervises juveniles while in custody, operated programs and during family visits.
- Provides group and individual guidance as assigned and needed.
- Enforces discipline and maintains security; writes incident, adjustments and release reports.
- Transports juveniles to/from court, hospitals, and other facilities as necessary.
- Works with probation officers, teaching staff, mental health staff and law enforcement personnel.
- Use appropriate level of force, when necessary, for the purpose of stopping and/or restraining combative youth.
- Serves as a lead worker on an assigned shift in planning and assigning the work of staff.
- Assists in the supervision, training and providing input for evaluation of subordinate staff members; and
- Performs supervisory and/or administrative duties in the absence of the Supervising Juvenile Institutions Officer.
Minimum Qualifications: Experience:
Two (2) years of full-time paid experience in supervising juveniles in an institutional setting including one (1) year equivalent to Juvenile Institutions Officer II in Merced County.Education:
Completion of one (1) year of college. Full-time paid experience in an institutional setting may substitute for the required college units on a year-for-year basis.License:
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.Certificates:
- California Penal Code Section 832 requirements regarding arrest, search and seizure.
- Possession of Board of Corrections Certificate for Juvenile Institutions Officers Core course and evidence of continued compliance with annual training requirements.
- First Aid and CPR Certificates, which shall be kept current during employment.
Training/background which will meet the requirements of California Government Code Section 1029/1031.
Must be free from any physical, mental or emotional condition that might adversely affect the exercise of Peace Officer powers.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous