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COUNSELOR - YOUTH HOME - 40000766

Date: Jan 2, 2019

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

DEPARTMENT:       

Youth Home 

DATE POSTED:            

January 02, 2019

CLOSING DATE:           

February 01, 2019

SALARY MIN:  

$36,769.00 

SALARY MAX:

$62,508.00 

POSITION NUMBER:            

400000766 

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time 

NOTE: THIS POSITION PROVIDES SUPPORT TO MALE JUVENILES; THEREFORE, ONLY MALE APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position provides security and supervision of juveniles detained at the Durham County Youth Home. Experience working with delinquent population in secure custody. Must possess the ability to perform basic data entry and effectively communicate with the public. Must attend four week basic training and successfully complete within first year of employment. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • General knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedure of juvenile detention
  • General knowledge and understanding of adolescent problems and delinquency
  • Ability to supervise juveniles in a closed environment
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions
  • Ability to maintain routine records.

REQUIREMENTS:

 Any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate’s degree in criminal justice or a human services field; or graduation from high school and two years of experience with juveniles in a structured environment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must have a valid driver’s license and 20 years of age. Must attend a four week basic training and successfully complete within first year of employment.  Employment is contingent on passing a physical examination, positive background check and negative drug test results. Must have valid NC driver's license and a three-acceptable driving record.  

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh