COUNSELOR - YOUTH HOME -MULTIPLE

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27704

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:            

March 21, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

Open until Filled

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$44,575

SALARY MAXIMUM:

$75,778

POSITION NUMBER:            

Multiple

JOB TYPE:  

Full - Time

 

*This position is eligible for a $6,000 sign on bonus*

 

 

This is a continual posting and does not necessarily reflect vacancies.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Provide security and supervision of juveniles detained at the Durham County Youth Home. Monitors behavior of juveniles to maintain order and to prevent injuries or escapes. Monitors juveniles to ensure proper personal hygiene. Supervises juveniles in the maintenance of sleeping and recreational areas. Receives and processes information on juveniles admitted and released from detention.  Follows standard procedures when admitting and releasing juveniles. Communicates daily with court and police personnel. Administers medication to juveniles as prescribed by medical personnel.

 

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
  • Effectively communicate with the public

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 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

 

All applicants must be US citizen and at least 20 years of age.  Employment is contingent of passing a physical examination, positive background check and negative drug test results.  Applicant must sucessfully complete and pass the JJO basic training course with in first year of employment.

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh