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Juvenile Correctional Captain - Department of Juvenile Justice Atlanta YDC Job Fair - June 5, 2024

Georgia.gov

Georgia.gov

Atlanta, GA, USA · Georgia, USA · Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

JOB SUMMARY:

Positively impact the lives of youth in the care of the Department of Juvenile Justice through the collaborative creation and maintenance of a safe, therapeutic, and educational environment in facilities. Provide support, guidance, and structure for our detained youth by modeling, encouraging, and reinforcing pro-social behaviors to include patience, empathy, cooperation, professionalism, and respect. Directs subordinate supervisors and staff.


JOB DUTIES:

· Assumes responsibility for the custody, security, and care of youth through adherence to policies and standard operating procedures governing the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.

· Provides staff oversight during youth transfers from one facility to another.

· Maintains order and discipline by intervening with youth through active supervision and controlling inappropriate youth behavior to maintain a safe and secure environment.

· Ensures the provision of direct support, guidance, and structure for detained youth with an emphasis on safety, personal conduct, care, and rehabilitation.

· Supervises assigned staff and ensures conformity with department policies and procedures.

· Manages and directs administrative and human resource activities of subordinate staff. Implements applicable emergency plans and procedures.

· Provides oversight to subordinate staff in handling of contraband, coordinating youth activities, and head count procedures.

· Ensures that laws, policies, rules, and regulations are adhered to for the safety and security of youth and staff.

· Supervises contraband searches and inspections, inventories, maintains physical control of logs, keys, tools, weapons, and related equipment.

· Maintains knowledge of, complies with, and enforces all facility policies, rules, procedures, and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma/GED AND Two years of supervisory law enforcement experience OR One year of experience as a Juvenile Correctional Lieutenant (PSP224) or equivalent. Must possess and maintain State of Georgia P.O.S.T. Certification within the first six months of employment. Must have valid Driver License.

Military Salary Increase Incentive Amount:

· 2.5% for one year of active-duty service

· 5% for two years of active-duty service

· 7.5% for three years of active-duty service

· 10% for 4+ years of active-duty service

In addition to a competitive salary & benefits, GA Department of Juvenile Justice is part of a statewide initiative called Total Rewards that seeks to attract and retain employees by supplementing their base pay and benefits with programs designed to improve the quality of their work environment and lead to greater job satisfaction and work/life balance. Eligible employees are offered generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. For more information, visit https://djj.georgia.gov/Online-Applications/employee-benefits

We are a qualified employer for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.

THE SELECTED APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK, PHYSICAL AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE.

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

DJJ IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

High school diploma/GED, Georgia P.O.S.T. certification, and two (2) years of experience at a level equivalent to a supervisory law enforcement position; or one (1) year of experience required at the lower level Correctional Lieutenant (PSP065) or position equivalent.
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