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SUPERVISOR - YOUTH HOME - 40000770

Date: Jul 25, 2021

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:          

July 13, 2021

CLOSING DATE:         

Open until filled

SALARY MINIMUM:

$39,343

MAXIMUM HIRING SALARY:

$42,500

POSITION NUMBER:          

40000770

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT REAPPLY

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

This position acts as the shift supervisor on duty and is responsible for the supervision of line staff. Receives and processes juveniles admitted to the Youth Home; ensures that admission and release procedures are conducted properly and that appropriate documentation and signatures are secured.  Plan individual and /or group counseling sessions for juveniles; assesses juveniles needs and develops written treatment plans. Monitors behavior and hygiene and communicates with court counselors, police, parents and other community representatives.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Thorough knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of juvenile detention;
  • General knowledge of the behavior problems of juveniles;
  • Ability to supervise the care of juveniles who are ill or who react violently to detention;
  • Ability to counsel juveniles in a transient environment;
  • Ability to prepare records and reports;
  • Ability to deal tactfully yet firmly with juveniles, their parents, and the public;
  • Ability to organize and supervise the work of the Youth Home staff, and possess the physical strength sufficient to restrain unruly juveniles.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a human services field and one year of experience working with juveniles in a structured environment which includes at least six months of experience in a lead worker or supervisory capacity. 

 

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 successfully complete JJO Basic Traiining within first year of employment. Applicant must have a NC drivers liscense and meet Durham County driving standards.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh